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January

Friday 18

Discovery Harbour Skate Trail

Location:   Discovery Harbour - 93 Jury Drive, Penetanguishene

Time: Fridays 5-9PM, Saturday 12-9PM, Sunday 12-4PM
Explore this historic site in a completely different way... on skates! Dates are weather dependent.
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February

Friday 08

Huronia Players presents Hilda's Yard

Location: Huronia Players Theatre at Midland Cultural Centre - 333 King Street, Midland

Time: Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 8:00PM, Sunday at 2:00PM
Hilda and Sam are late empty-nesters, finally looking forward to enjoying their new life but blissfully unaware of the chaos that is to ensue.

www.huroniaplayers.com
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February

Friday 15

Penetanguishene Winterama

Location: Many locations in Penetanguishene. See schedule for details.
A weekend full of indoor and outdoor activities, to celebrate winter!

www.winterama.ca
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February

Tuesday 19

Mountainview Moonlight Snowshoe

Location: Mountainview Ski Centre - 9266 Highway 93, Midland
Enjoy a snowshoe adventure in the moonlight of the total lunar eclipse at Mountainview Ski Centre!

www.ski.mountainviewmidland.com
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February

Saturday 23

A Red Carpet Evening

Location: Quality Inn and Conference Centre, Midland

Time: 5:00PM - 11:00PM
CLH Foundation's A Red Carpet Evening, presented by Scotiabank featuring Canadian Singer/Songwriter Steven Page.
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February

Saturday 23

The Sultry Katz Burlesque & Broadway Show

Location: Midland Cultural Centre - 333 King Street, Midland

Time: Doors 8:00PM | Show 9:00PM
This incredibly unique show combines a Broadway style performance with a sensual, teasing Burlesque feel. With acting, dancing, singing, acrobatics (and of course) lingerie, the show will have you laughing, singing and feeling hot under the collar. 

www.midlandculturalcentre.com
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February

Saturday 23

Marsh By Moonlight Snowshoe

Location: Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre - 16160 Highway 12 East, Midland

Time: 6:00PM - 8:00PM

Experience the sights and sounds that paddling along our moonlit trails provides! After learning about the Marsh at night through hoots, chatter, coos, yips and howls relax by the fire and enjoy a roasted snack and warm drink.

www.wyemarsh.com


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March

Saturday 02

Marsh By Moonlight Snowshoe

Location: Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre - 16160 Highway 12 East, Midland

Time: 6:00PM - 8:00PM

Experience the sights and sounds that paddling along our moonlit trails provides! After learning about the Marsh at night through hoots, chatter, coos, yips and howls relax by the fire and enjoy a roasted snack and warm drink.

www.wyemarsh.com


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March

Saturday 23

Sweetwater Harvest Festival

Location: Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre - 19190 Highway 12 E, Midland

Time: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Celebrate a uniquely Canadian tradition in a distinctively Canadian landscape at this 2-day event. Escape to a time when maple syrup was made over an open fire, experience our history and explore nature at its best.

www.wyemarsh.com/sweetwater
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March

Friday 29

Night at the Museum: Escape Room Challenge

Location: Penetanguishene Centennial Museum - 13 Burke Street, Penetanguishene

Time: 8:00PM
Imagine the museum at night, lit by lantern, dark shadows linger about, but something is amiss. Will you solve the mystery lost in history? Using clues from our exhibits, help your team to finish their puzzle before the time runs out!

www.pencenmuseum.com
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March

Saturday 30

March Mudness

Location: Parc Rotary Champlain Wendate Park, Penetanguishene

Test your abilities and have a fun time braving the mud as you walk, run, climb, or crawl through this years Obstacle Course!


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April

Saturday 06

Maple Weekend

Location: - Windlee Farms, 10 Baseline Rd N, Tiny
- Williams Farm, 2193 Wood Rd, Wyebridge


Time: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Maple weekend gives you a first-hand opportunity to see how maple products are produced, from tree to table, along with the chance to taste and purchase quality maple products.

www.mapleweekend.ca
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April

Sunday 07

Bobs & Lolo

Location: Midland Cultural Centre - 333 King Street, Midland

Time: Doors 10:00AM | Show 10:30AM
Bobs & LoLoare four-time Juno nominated singer-songwriters as well as the creators and stars of the upbeat, musical preschool series Sing, Dance and Play with Bobs & LoLo.
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May

Friday 17

Portarama Family Festival

Location: Talbot Park, Port McNicoll

Time: 8:00AM - 9:00PM

Portarama is organized by a dedicated group of community volunteers to provide the community with an annual family oriented celebration on the Victoria Day weekend in the month of May.

www.portarama.ca


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May

Friday 17

Uke Fest

Location: Midland Cultural Centre - 333 King Street, Midland
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May

Friday 17

Judy Collins

Location: Midland Cultural Centre - 333 King Street, Midland
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June

Wednesday 05

Jack & The Beanstock: The Panto

Location: King's Wharf Theatre - 97 Jury Drive, Penetanguishene

Fee-Fi-Fo-Fum, a giant panto your way comes! Bring the family and cheer for Jack and boo the evil giant as one of the most popular children’s stories of all time becomes larger than life.

www.kingswharftheatre.com


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June

Saturday 08

Ontario's Best Butter Tart Festival

Location: Downtown Midland

Time: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
It's the sweetest day of the year when Canada's largest Butter Tart Festival takes place in Midland, Ontario. With 160,000 butter tarts, whether you like raisins or no raisins, runny or firm, or your tarts made with unique flavour combinations (maple bacon, whiskey, cheesecake, skor and many more), you'll find something delicious at Ontario's Best Butter Tart Festival.

www.buttertartfestival.ca
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June

Saturday 08

Party on the Dock

Location: Downtown Midland
Party on the Dock makes the beginning of summer official. Join hundreds of like-minded partiers for great music, dancing and more - all while helping great community organizations. Stay tuned for more information.

www.partyonthedock.ca
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June

Saturday 15

Tay Bike Day

Location: Bridgeview Park - 4 Fallowfield Dr, Waubaushene, ON

Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm
This annual community event promotes use of the Tay Shore Trail, encourages healthy and active transportation, and contributes to the development of new and positive community connections and relationships.

www.tay.ca/events
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June

Friday 21

Tay Canada Day

Location: 290 Park Street, Victoria Harbour

Time: Friday 4PM - 1AM, Saturday 11AM - 1AM, Sunday TBD
A 2-day celebration of Canada’s Birthday! To nurture community & Canadian Spirits, to make new friends and renew old acquaintance. A celebration for young and old encompassing a plethora of events.

www.tay.ca/events
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June

Friday 21

National Indigenous Peoples' Day

Location: Sainte-Marie Among the Hurons - 16164 Highway 12, Midland

Time: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
National Indigenous Peoples Day (June 21) is a time for all Canadians to celebrate the cultures and contributions to Canada of Indigenous peoples, Inuit, and Métis peoples.

www.hhp.on.ca
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June

Saturday 22

Coldwater Area Studio Tour

Location: Various studio locations in rural Tay Township, Victoria Harbour, Waubaushene, Coldwater, and Oro-Medonte.

Time: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Visit over 30 artists at 15 different locations throughout Tay Township, Coldwater Village and Severn Township.  Our artists will be delighted to open their doors and share their work with you. 

www.coldwaterstudiotour.com
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June

Wednesday 26

Glory

Location: King's Wharf Theatre - 97 Jury Drive, Penetanguishene
The inspirational and incredible true story of Ontario’s Preston Rivulettes Women’s Hockey Team comes to life on stage in this new Canadian play that proves a woman's place is on home ice.

June 26 - July 6
www.kingswharftheatre.com
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June

Friday 28

Midland Ribfest

Location: David Onley Park - 169 King Street, Midland

Time: Friday 4-11PM, Saturday 11AM-11PM, Sunday 11AM-9PM
Northern Heat Rib Series is bringing the BEST BBQ in Canada, to celebrate our love for BBQ! Join us for a weekend full of food, fun, and entertainment as you enjoy all the event has to offer.

www.northernheatribseries.com
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July

Wednesday 03

Ghost Tours

Location: Discovery Harbour - 93 Jury Drive, Penetanguishene

Time: Doors 8:30PM | Tours 9:00PM
Stories of misfortune and eerie tales of things unexplained. Lantern light illuminates the historic site, while you tour with guides through the historic buildings at night. 

Wednesday and Saturday evenings from July 3rd to August 31st
www.hhp.on.ca
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July

Thursday 04

Busk 'till Dusk

Location: Balm Beach

Time: 6:00pm
Come and see live and local talent, right on the beach every Thursday night in July and August! Enjoy live music from the beach or your SUP! See you there!
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July

Wednesday 10

Tea & Tarts

Location: Penetanguishene Centennial Museum - 13 Burke St. Penetanguishene

Time: 10:30am - 12:30pm
Enjoy a morning cup of tea with tarts inside an original 1875 general store. Wander and encounter "Mary Beck" and hear about the former lumber Baron Charles Beck and his family. Observe local artisans at work, and experience skills of the past including ice cream making, quill writing and rug hooking. 

July 10 & 24, August 15 & 22
www.pencenmuseum.com
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July

Thursday 11

Festival du loup

Location: Parc Lafontaine Park - 342 Lafontaine Road West

Time: See website for event schedule

Le Festival du loup celebrates francophone culture and heritage through music and art. This annual community gathering takes place entirely en francais and welcomes anyone who would like to come enjoy and celebrate local francophonie.

www.festivalduloup.on.ca


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July

Thursday 11

Disney's Beauty and the Beast

Location: King's Wharf Theatre - 97 Jury Drive, Penetanguishene
Disney’s most popular musical is a true international sensation, captivating 35 million people worldwide with its entertaining blend of romance and magic.

July 11 to August 10
www.kingswharftheatre.com
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July

Saturday 13

Georgian Bay Garden Tour

Location: 25 locations in the Heart of Georgian Bay

Time: 9:00AM - 4:00PM
Come and celebrate 25 years of hosting this event throughout the North Simcoe area.  We're featuring 25 gardens, including 2 farming operations.  Our charity partner for 2019 will be Hospice Huronia who has also been serving the community for 25 years.

www.georgianbaygardentour.ca
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July

Friday 26

All Things Canadian Festival

Location: Parc Rotary Champlain Wendat Park - 8 Owen St, Penetanguishene

All Things Canadian will be a two-day outdoor festival taking place at Parc Rotary Champlain Wendat Park in Penetanguishene that will celebrate our heritage and culture and our homecoming, gathering local residents, surrounding communities and visitors from across Ontario to celebrate who we are as Canadians.

www.penetanguishene.ca
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August

Saturday 03

Pirates of the Bay

Location: Discovery Harbour - 93 Jury Drive, Penetanguishene

Time: Stay tuned for details

Join us for this swashbucklin’ event! Be sure to know your pirate name and beware landlubbers as Discovery Harbour will be transformed into the Pirate Lair!!   

www.hhp.on.ca


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August

Thursday 08

Battle of Georgian Bay Grand Encampment

Location: Discovery Harbour - 93 Jury Drive, Penetanguishene
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August

Friday 09

Tall Ships Challenge Ontario

Location: Midland Harbour
Following the success in 2013, the Town of Midland is thrilled to announce that the Tall Ships Challenge Ontario Tour will be returning to Midland Harbour with historic fun and entertainment for the entire family.

www.midland.ca
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August

Wednesday 14

Shear Madness

Location: King's Wharf Theatre - 97 Jury Drive, Penetanguishene
Listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as America’s longest running play, Shear Madness continues to delight audiences with its unique blend of madcap improvisation and spine-tickling mystery.

August 14 to 31
www.kingswharftheatre.com
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August

Friday 16

TugFest Georgian Bay

Location: Midland Town Docks

Time: Stay tuned for details
TugFest Georgian Bay is back at the Midland Town Dock, bringing the matchless family experience that featues a host of both historical and distinctive work boats and recreational tug-style vessels.

www.tugfestgeorgianbay.com
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September

Saturday 28

Buskerfest

Location: Downtown Midland
Mark your calendar and stay tuned for details on this NEW festival!
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October

Thursday 03

Pumpkinferno

Location: Discovery Harbour - 93 Jury Drive, Penetanguishene

Time: 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Experience the phenomenon of hauntingly magical and stirring outdoor exhibits of hand-crafted Funkins pumpkins, all set against the night-time backdrop of Discovery Harbour. But beware….new characters will be lurking about in the expanded Terror Zone!!

Thursday to Sunday evenings in October

www.hhp.on.ca


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October

Saturday 05

The Bay Studio Tour

Location: Studios throughout Tiny Township and Penetanguishene

Time: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Come on this free, self guided Tour and step into 20 unique studio locations throughout Penetanguishene and Tiny Township near the beautiful shores of Georgian Bay.

www.thebaystudiotour.com
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October

Friday 11

Meet The Spirits

Location: Penetanguishene Centennial Museum - 13 Burke Street, Penetanguishene
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www.pencenmuseum.com
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October

Saturday 12

Thanksgiving Harvest Festival

Location: Sainte Marie Among the Hurons - 16164 Highway 12, Midland

Time: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Sainte-Marie’s Thanksgiving Harvest Festival and Arts and Crafts Show and Sale is a fun family event, with lots of on-site activities and outstanding artisans and crafters.

www.hhp.on.ca
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October

Thursday 17

Ghost Tours of the S.S. Keewatin

Location: S.S. Keewatin - 311 Talbot Street, Port McNicoll
Chance an escorted tour of the 111 year old steamship and learn about some of the #realscaryship that happens onboard.

October 17-19 and 24-26
www.sskeewatin.com
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November

Thursday 21

First Light

Location: Sainte Marie Among the Hurons  - 16164 Highway 12 East, Midland

Time: 5:30PM - 9:00PM
Celebrating its 20th year, Sainte-Marie’s “First Light” is a must-see event with a great line-up of family activities and performers, all amidst the spectacular glow of over 5,000 candles.

Thursday to Saturday evenings Nov 21-23, 28-30 and Dec 5-7
www.hhp.on.ca
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December

Sunday 01

Tay Tree Lighting

Location: Tay Community Rink
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December

Saturday 07

Festival of Lights

Location: Penetanguishene Town Docks and Penetanguishene Centennial Museum
It's Christmas in Penetanguishene! Gather to see the annual tree lighting, and enjoy holiday festivities at the Penetanguishene Centennial Museum afterwards.

www.penetanguishene.ca
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