Friday – Russ Robson Live at the Collingwood Brewery. Come hang out at the Brewery and listen to some great music! Info: or call 705-444-2337

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 – Simcoe Contemporary Dancers present Confluence – 10th Anniversary Tour, The Historic Gayety Theatre. A mixed program featuring new contemporary dance works along with repertoire from SCD’s first ten years as well as two free dance workshops. Info: or call 888-353-3203

Saturday – Frozen Rail Jam, Blue Mountain Resort. Freestyle skiers and snowboarders will be kicking off the New Year at Ontario’s largest Rail Jam. With tons of cash and prizes up for grabs, you can expect to see some amazing tricks on the unique rail line set-up. Info: or call 705-444-7398

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 Thurs-Sun noon to 5 p.m. (closed Wednesday, January 1). Or call 705-293-2201 to learn more.