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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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March

Sunday 31

Intimate Spaces Concert Series: J.P. Cormier

Location: Midland Cultural Centre - 333 King Street, Midland

Time: 7:30PM
Juno nominee J.P. Cormier is an internationally-renowned multi-instrumentalist hailing from Atlantic Canada.

www.midlandculturalcentre.com
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April

Tuesday 02

Memphis Jones and The King

Location: Midland Cultural Centre - 333 King Street, Midland

Time: 7:30PM
A journey through the musical time machine with Memphis Jones back to the days of Memphis Roots. From Stax to Sun Records and many others, covering everything Memphis music A to Z.

www.midlandculturalcentre.com
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April

Saturday 06

Downtown Midland Chocolate Giveaway

Location: King Street, Midland

Time: 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Come visit Buster the BIA Bunny Downtown Midland on Saturday, April 6th, 2019
FREE EVENT
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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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April

Sunday 07

Intimate Spaces Concert Series: Stephen Fearing

Location: Midland Cultural Centre - 333 King Street, Midland

Time: 7:30PM
Multi-award winning singer-songwriter Stephen Fearing. Winner of Worldwide Album of the Year by Blues & Roots Radio in 2017.

www.midlandculturalcentre.com
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April

Tuesday 09

A Day in the Life: Anna Porter

Location: Midland Cultural Centre - 333 King Street, Midland

Time: Doors 7:00PM | Show 7:30PM
Host Fred Hacker interviews author and publisher Anna Porter, who was named an Officer of the Order of Canada in 1991.

www,midlandculturalcentre.com
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April

Saturday 13

Roy Orbison: The All-Star Tribute

Location: Midland Cultural Centre - 333 King Street, Midland

Time: Doors 7:30PM | Show 8:00PM
“Roy Orbison: The All-Star Tribute” celebrates the incredible career of the legendary “Big O”. Roy Orbison!

www.midlandculturalcentre.com
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April

Sunday 14

Intimate Spaces Concert Series: Lennie Gallant

Location: Midland Cultural Centre - 333 King Street, Midland

Time: 7:30PM
Lennie Gallant is one of Canada's foremost performers, with numerous awards and nominations from the JUNOs and East Coast Music Awards.

www.midlandculturalcentre.com
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April

Friday 19

The SRV Experience

Location: Midland Cultural Centre - 333 King Street, Midland

Time: Doors 7:30PM | Show 8:00PM

The SRV Experience, Canada's premier tribute to Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble, returns to MCC. A must-see performance!

www.midlandculturalcentre.com


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April

Sunday 28

Intimate Spaces Concert Series: Ron Nigrini

Location: Midland Cultural Centre - 333 King Street, Midland

Time: 7:30PM
Part of Midland Cultural Centre's Intimate Spaces Concert Series.

www.midlandculturalcentre.com
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May

Friday 10

Tommy Youngsteen: The Very Best of Fleetwood Mac

Location: Midland Cultural Centre - 333 King Street, Midland

Time: 8:00PM
The premier North American Bruce Springsteen tribute act featuring members & alumni from top Juno-winning Canadian acts: The Sam Roberts Band, The Stills, Stars, The Dears, The Trews, Sloan, Great Lake Swimmers, Zeus & The Arkells, returning to MCC, this time performing The Very Best of Fleetwood Mac. This show is not to be missed!
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May

Sunday 12

Wannabe: A Spice Girls Tribute

Location: Midland Cultural Centre - 333 King Street, Midland

Time: 7:30PM
It was 1996 when the hit song Wannabe swept the world in a swell of pre-teen, bubble-gum hysteria. Ginger, Baby, Scary, Posh and Sporty became the new faces of pop music and girls (boys too!) everywhere were instant fans!

www.midlandculturalcentre.com
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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
This 3 day festival, the first Uke Fest in Ontario, allows ukulele players of all ages to participate in workshops, jam sessions, concerts and all things ukulele-based.

www.midlandculturalcentre.com
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May

Friday 17

Legends of Folk: Judy Collins

Location: Midland Cultural Centre - 333 King Street, Midland

Time: Doors 7:30PM | Show 8:00PM
Judy Collins has inspired audiences with sublime vocals, boldly vulnerable songwriting, personal life triumphs, and a firm commitment to social activism.

www.midlandculturalcentre.com
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May

Saturday 25

30th Annual Train Show

Location: North Simcoe Community Recreation Centre - 527 Len Self Blvd., Midland

Time: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Exhibitors from near and far bring their railroads, little masterpieces of the world for you to see.  Small trains, medium trains, and even bigger ones.
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June

Saturday 01

Brothers Gibb: The Bee Gees' Story

Location: Midland Cultural Centre - 333 King Street, Midland

Time: Doors 7:30PM | Show 8:00PM
While enjoying the amazing harmonies and infectious dance beats of the truly remarkable song catalog of the Bee Gees, sitting still in your seat may not be an option for long!

www.midlandculturalcentre.com
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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. This year, featuring The Marc Joseph Band and the Rob Watts Band!

www.partyonthedock.ca
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June

Wednesday 12

Motown Gold

Location: Midland Cultural Centre - 333 King Street, Midland

Time: Doors 7:30PM | Show 8:00PM
"Motown Gold" celebrates the incredible songs and stories of the legendary record label from Detroit that launched the careers of The Temptations, Diana Ross and the Supremes, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, The Four Tops, Smokey Robinson and more! 

www.midlandculturalcentre.com
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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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August

Saturday 24

Abba Magic

Location: Midland Cultural Centre - 333 King Street, Midland

Time: Doors 7:30PM | Show 8:00PM
This fun-filled, audience-interactive performance will have you singing along (and maybe even dancing in the aisles!), to all your ABBA favourites.

www.midlandculturalcentre.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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November

Saturday 30

Take It Easy: The Story of the Eagles

Location: Midland Cultural Centre - 333 King Street, Midland

Time: Doors 7:30PM | Show 8:00PM
This audience-interactive show is comprised of some of Canada’s leading session musicians, who perform all of the legendary hits from the Eagles extensive career with soaring vocal harmonies and sizzling hot guitar solos.

www.midlandculturalcentre.com
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December

Sunday 01

Tay Tree Lighting

Location: Tay Community Rink
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December

Sunday 01

Elvis: Blue Christmas

Location: Midland Cultural Centre - 333 King Street, Midland

Time: Doors 2:30PM | Show 3:00PM
Calling all Elvis fans! Don't miss Collingwood Elvis Champion Gino Monopoli starring in "Elvis: Blue Christmas".

www.midlandculturalcentre.com
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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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