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
Saturday to Monday – The Blue Mountains Apple Harvest Festival, Blue Mountain Village. There’s no better way to enjoy Thanksgiving weekend and the fall colours than at the Blue Mountain Village! Free family activities, live music, Apple Pie Trail, John Deere Kids’ Zone, scavenger hunts, apple fun, hiking, biking and fall driving tours. Info: www.bluemountainvillage.ca or call 877-445-0231 Saturday – Blue Mountain Foundation for the Arts proudly presents the 4th Annual Storytelling Festival: Every Picture Tells a Story Photo Competition and Show, Simcoe Street Theatre. Judge’s Critique followed by Reception and Awards. The photography exhibit featuring adult and student categories runs October 2 to November 3. Info: www.bmfa.on.ca or call 705-445-3430 Saturday – Piano Man – Tribute to Billy Joel, The Historic Gayety Theatre. A celebration of the legendary Billy Joel’s soulful, timeless music. Info: www.gayetytheatre.com or call 888-353-3203 During your stay, get the latest on new homes and chalets
Saturday – Living Water Resort’s Collingwood Half Marathon + 10K + 2K Kids’ Races, Collingwood’s Main Street. The Half Marathon course runs right down main street and continues out to the rolling countryside towards the Niagara Escarpment. It’s fast, downhill and the air is fresh. The 10K provides an equally fast, scenic rural run conducive to setting your personal best! Info: www.runcollingwood.ca Saturday – Green River Revival – The Best of CCR with Special Guest Dale Gibson, The Historic Gayety Theatre. Enjoy the music of CCR with a storyline that incorporates all the Creedence hits. Info: www.gayetytheatre.com or call 888-353-3203 Sunday – Green River Revival CCR and Janis Joplin, The Historic Gayety Theatre. Special guest Krista Blondin will perform a set of Janis Joplin followed by Green River Revival playing classic CCR songs. Info: www.gayetytheatre.com or call 888-353-3203 Sunday – Canadian Cancer Society CIBC Run for the Cure, Blue Mountain
Until Thursday, October 31 – Save 20% on Fall Eco Adventure Tours, Scenic Caves Nature Adventures. Take an autumn colour tour through the treetops! Info: www.sceniccaves.com or call 705-446-0256, x223 Saturday – The 5thAnnual Growling Beaver Brevet, Side Launch Brewery. Fundraising charity ride of 40, 100 or 200 kms to help people with Parkinson’s live well today. Benefits the Davis Phinney Foundation and Parkinson Wellness Project. Info: www.sidelaunchbrewing.com or call 844-293-2337 Saturday – Fall Craft Sale, Trinity United Church. Twenty-five local crafters selling everything from baked goods to jewelry to cutting boards and so much more! Info: www.collingwoodunitedchurch.ca or call 705-445-3901 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