Friday and Saturday – Christmas in Collingwood – An Evening with Royal Wood, Simcoe Street Theatre. Two very special and intimate nights of songs, stories and laughter with singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer Royal Wood. Info: or call 705-444-2500

Saturday – Visit with Santa and His Reindeer, Beside Town Hall in Downtown Collingwood. See Santa in his big sleigh and his reindeer in training. The reindeer trainers will be on hand to answer all your questions about Santa’s four-legged helpers. Info: or call 705-445-5595

Saturday – Elton Rohn – Step into Christmas, The Historic Gayety Theatre. A tribute to one of the world’s greatest rock superstars. Enjoy the full Elton John experience from the outrageous costumes and backdrops to a superb sound system. Info: or call 888-353-3203

During your stay, get the latest on new homes and chalets in Collingwood and the Town of the Blue Mountains by visiting MacPherson Builders’ 6,000 square foot sales centre at 5 Cranberry Trail East (corner of Hwy. #26 and Cranberry Trail East) in Collingwood. Hours are Wed-Sun noon to 5 p.m. Or call 705-293-2201 to learn more.