Friday – Special Screening of “To Hell with Harvey” and Collingwood Film Co. Launch Party, The Historic Gayety Theatre. This dramatic-comedy road trip film was produced in Collingwood and directed by local resident Liv Collins. Pre-movie social hour with local brews, appetizers and the cast and crew. Q&A discussion following the screening. A one-night only premiere with proceeds going to local charities. Info: www.gayetytheatre.com or call 888-353-3203 Friday – A Staged Reading of a Christmas Carol, First Presbyterian Church. Theatre Collingwood brings the Victorian classic to the stage with roles performed by community members and local actors. A fun and entertaining event for all ages followed by a holiday reception with the cast, including mulled cider and Christmas baking. Info: www.theatrecollingwood.ca or call 705-445-2200 Saturday – The British Invasion vs. American Revolution, The Historic Gayety Theatre. The Fabulous Gem Tones bring the sound, look and energy of the 60’s Music
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: www.creativesimcoestreet.ca 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: www.collingwooddowntown.com 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: www.gayetytheatre.com 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
Until Friday, January 3 – Winter’s Gift, Blue Mountain Foundation for the Arts. The 10th Annual Juried Holiday Gift Show features a wide selection of work including paintings, glass, pottery, jewellery, textiles, metal, sculpture and woodworking. Info: www.bmfa.on.ca or call 705-445-3430 Friday – A Quartette Christmas, The Historic Gayety Theatre. Canadian singers/songwriters Cindy Church, Caitlin Hanford, Gwen Swick and Sylvia Tyson enchant audiences with their singularly lush harmonies, unique arrangements and rich variety of musical influences. Info: www.gayetytheatre.com or call 888-353-3203 Sunday, December 8 – The 3rd Annual Peaces Holiday Market, Side Launch Brewing Company. Over 30 vendors, workshops, giveaways, food and live music. Info: www.sidelaunchbrewing.com or call 844-293-2337 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
Until Sunday, December 1 – Pre-season Early Bird Season Pass, Scenic Caves Nordic Centre. It’s your last opportunity to save 22% on Nordic Season Passes for the 2019/20 season. Pass may be used seven days a week for cross-country skiing or snowshoeing with access to the Suspension Bridge. In addition, passholders receive numerous benefits, bonus offers and special discounts. Info: www.sceniccaves.com or call 705-446-0256, x223 Saturday – Blumination Dream Trail Opening Night Party, Blue Mountain Village. Celebrate this season’s launch of the Dream Trail! Walk the one km path, meet the Snowflake Princess and Jack Frost, enjoy the musical dancing light displays in the Events Plaza and take in the fireworks over the Mill Pond. Info: www.bluemountainvillage.ca or call 705-444-7398 Saturday – The Blushing Brides, The Historic Gayety Theatre. An original and memorable tribute to The Rolling Stones. Info: www.gayetytheatre.com or call 888-353-3203 During your stay, get the latest on
Wednesday to Friday – Theatre Collingwood presents Soul Sisters, Blue Mountain Resort Conference Centre. The story of the birth of Soul Music and R&B starting with Big Mama Thornton, through the 60’s and 70’s to Janet Jackson. The show features two amazing lead singers and Chris McHarge & Colin Stewart’s outstanding band. Info: www.theatrecollingwood.ca or call 705-445-2200 Friday – Those Crazy Canucks and The Dream Never Dies, The Historic Gayety Theatre. In addition to this Double Bill, special guests include Crazy Canucks Ken Read, Dave Irwin, Todd Brooker and the film’s director Bill Johnston. Info: www.gayetytheatre.com or call 888-353-3203 Saturday – Grace 2 – A Tribute to the Tragically Hip, The Historic Gayety Theatre. A show that celebrates the music of the iconic group and honours the legacy of the late Gord Downie. The performance of the group’s final concert “A National Celebration” is an immersive experience featuring an on-stage
Saturday and Sunday – 5th Annual Christmas at Blue Craft & Gift Show, Blue Mountain Resort Conference Centre. A vibrant marketplace with over 100 local vendors, unique gift ideas and door prizes. Free parking. Info: www.bluemountainchristmas.ca Saturday – Holiday Launch, Downtown Collingwood. A special day marking the official launch of the holiday season. Stop in at the merchant open houses, visit with Santa’s reindeer in training and enjoy carolers on the street. During the evening take in the annual Santa Claus Parade, the traditional lighting of the town Christmas Tree and a dazzling display of fireworks. Info: www.collingwooddowntown.com or call 705-445-5595 Saturday – 3rd Annual HoHo Holiday 5K, Start/Finish 2nd and Pine Street Parking Lot. Join over 1,000 Santas and light up the Collingwood Trail System. Get a running start to the holidays with this festive event that features rest stops with seasonal treats and fun, as well as great activities,
Thursday and Friday – Menopause the Musical, The Historic Gayety Theatre. Come see what millions of women have been laughing, cheering and raving about for years! Info: www.gayetytheatre.com or call 888-353-3203 Friday to Sunday – Collingwood Public Library presents 100 Years from Now – An Original Musical, Simcoe Street Theatre. A musical journey from Georgian Bay to Vimy Ridge and beyond based on the true story of Canadian war heroine Mae Belle Sampson and featuring original song writing, stirring vocal harmonies and dramatic story telling. Info: www.creativesimcoestreet.ca 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.
Friday – Indie Collingwood’s Halloween Variety Show, Simcoe Street Theatre. An evening featuring many different talents and acts as well as a costume contest, games, prizes and bar. A perfect way to celebrate Halloween! Info: www.creativesimcoestreet.ca Saturday – Make Waves – Christmas Market, Georgian Bay Hotel & Conference Centre. Sip, shop from 70+ vendors and celebrate the holiday season. Info: www.makewavesmarkets.com Saturday – The Georgian Bay Story Slam – Grand Slam Season Finale, Simcoe Street Theatre. Winners and fan favourites from this year’s storytelling competition share true tales ranging from heartwarming to hilarious interspersed with live music. Info: www.bmfa.on.ca or call 705-445-3430 Sunday – Georgian Bay Wedding Show, Alpine Ski Club. Join us for a day filled with wedding inspiration, fashion and entertainment! Info: www.georgianbaywedding.com or call 705-888-9713 During your stay, get the latest on new homes and chalets in Collingwood and the Town of the Blue Mountains by visiting
Saturday – Fright This Way – Black Harvest Festival, Downtown Collingwood. Witches and Warlocks of the ’Wood take over the downtown. Enjoy frighteningly festive decorations, a cauldron of activities, crafts, balloon twisting, costume contest and some early trick or treating. This family-oriented Halloween celebration is a Collingwood tradition. Info: www.collingwooddowntown.com or call 705-445-5595 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.
Friday – The John Denver Experience, The Historic Gayety Theatre. Relive the music of the amazing singer, songwriter, actor and humanitarian with award winning Chris Collins and his band Boulder Canyon. Info: www.gayetytheatre.com or call 888-353-3203 Saturday – Everest Challenge, Blue Mountain Village. Get ready to climb Everest, Blue Mountain style! An exciting event in support of the Collingwood General & Marine Hospital. Teams climb the mountain together enough times to equal 29,092 feet, the height of Mount Everest. Info: www.bluemountainvillage.ca or call 705-444-7398 Saturday – The Tom Jones Experience, The Historic Gayety Theatre. From the initial notes of his opening set to his final bow, Dave LaFame captures the excitement and sizzle of one of the entertainment industry’s brightest stars. Info: www.gayetytheatre.com or call 888-353-3203 Saturday and Sunday – Shipyard Kitchen Party presents Tom Thomson’s Wake, Simcoe Street Theatre. Loggers, rangers, friends and lovers gather to share their memories

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