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May

Friday 24

Harbour Market

Location: Along Veterans Lane, Victoria Harbour 

Time: 3:30PM - 7:30PM
Pick up fresh produce, baked goods and more from local producers, artisans and food vendors at the Southern Georgian Bay Farmers Market's Harbour Market every Friday.


www.www.sgbfarmersmarkets.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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May

Sunday 26

Spring Migratory Birds Workshop

Location: Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre - 16160 Highway 12 E, Tay

Time: 10:00AM - 12:30PM
As our spring migrants travel through our region we are offered a brief glimpse at these species as they travel to their breeding grounds. This opportunity presents itself but two times per year!

www.wyemarsh.com
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June

Saturday 01

Marsh by Moonlight Spring Paddle Series

Location: Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre - 16160 Highway 12 E, Tay

Time: 8:30PM - 10:30PM
Experience a guided canoe tour through the sparkling moonlit waters of the Wye Marsh. Connect with nature and enjoy this unique and different perspective of the marsh. No paddling experience necessary! 
May 18, 19, June 1, 8

www.wyemarsh.com
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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

Friday 07

Bayside Summer Soiree

Location: Parc Rotary Champlain Wendat Park - Penetanguishene

Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Live music at the amphitheatre every Friday night, all summer long! Plus all new kid-friendly fun on Kids Night, once a month.

www.penetanguishene.ca
 
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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

Marsh by Moonlight Spring Paddle Series

Location: Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre - 16160 Highway 12 E, Tay

Time: 8:30PM - 10:30PM
Experience a guided canoe tour through the sparkling moonlit waters of the Wye Marsh. Connect with nature and enjoy this unique and different perspective of the marsh. No paddling experience necessary! 
May 18, 19, June 1, 8

www.wyemarsh.com
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June

Saturday 08

Party on the Dock

Location: Midland Town Docks

Time: 10:00AM - 12:00AM
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

Friday 14

Sizzlin' Summer Series: Coldjack

Location: Midland Cultural Centre, 333 King Street, Midland 

Time: Doors 7:30PM | Show 8:00PM
The International British / Canadian R.n.B / Soul / Blues radio chart band Coldjack are excited to be playing at the Midland Cultural Centre this summer! Come out and enjoy their many hit songs and talented musicians!

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

Saturday 15

Intro to Beekeeping Workshop

Location: Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre - 16160 Highway 12 E, Tay

Time: 9:30AM - 12:30PM
Want to be more self sufficient? Want to connect with nature? Learn the basics about keeping bees. Or just learn more about these fascinating creatures that mean so much for our ecosystem!

www.wyemarsh.com
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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.taycanadaday.ca
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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

Thursday 27

Sizzlin' Summer Series: Dan Hill

Location: Midland Cultural Centre, 333 King Street, Midland 

Time: 7:00 PM
Grammy award winning singer-songwriter and artist, known for his classic hits "Sometimes When We Touch", "Can't We Try", and "Never Thought". Dan has many accomplishments in the music industry including his "behind the scenes" work where he has written songs and compositions for many large talents. You will not want to miss this night! 

www.midlandculturalcentre.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

Friday 05

Tay Township Music in the Park

Location: Albert Street Gazebo, 110 Albert St., Victoria Harbour 

Time: 5:00PM - 7:00PM
Every Friday and Sunday you are able to find amazing music and talent somewhere in Tay! So many fantastic artists will be featured in Tay's 'Music in the Park'. 

Featured Artist: Mike Duenkel

www.tay.ca
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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

Friday 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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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

Sunday 21

Brookside Music presents Syrene

Location: Midland Alliance Church - 829 Yonge Street

Time: 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Four professional female saxophonists who have named themselves after the Sirens from Homer’s Odyssey: The Syrène Saxophone Quartet has performed on many international stages.

www.BrooksideMusic.com
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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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July

Friday 26

Brookside Music presents The Swiss Trio

Location: Midland Alliance Church - 829 Yonge Street, Midland

Time: 7:00PM - 10:00PM
The Swiss Piano Trio has gathered a remarkable reputation among both experts and the public as an ensemble of outstanding balance and technical perfection whose interpretations electrify with emotional power and their rich and colourful sound.

www.BrooksideMusic.com
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July

Monday 29

Brookside Music presents Festival Baroque

Location: Midland Alliance Church - 829 Yonge Street, Midland

Time: 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Festival Baroque is sure to delight as some of Canada's foremost instrumentalists combine forces to present a concert of music by some of the great composers of the Baroque era. The program includes music by Vivaldi, Telemann and J.S. Bach including the Brandenburg Concert #5.

www.BrooksideMusic.com
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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

Wednesday 07

Brookside Music presents Canadian Guitar Quartet

Location: Midlans Alliance Church - 829 Yonge Street, Midland

Time: 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Reviewed as fantastic, spirited playing and sheer inventiveness, the Canadian Guitar Quartet has toured extensively in North and South America, from one standing ovation to the next, establishing a reputation as one of the finest guitar ensembles in the world.

www.BrooksideMusic.com
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August

Thursday 08

Battle of Georgian Bay Grand Encampment

Location: Discovery Harbour - 93 Jury Drive, Penetanguishene

Time: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Re-enactors from across North America will take over the historic site. Tavern, music, musket & cannon demonstrations, historic artisans, and so much more.

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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

Brookside Music presents Toronto All Start Big Band Dinner and Dance

Location: Midland Golf and Country Club - 9536 Penetanguishene Road, Midland

Time: 5:00PM - 11:00PM
Join in the fun and dance and dine under stars at the Midland Golf and Country Club as Brookside Music celebrates the music of the golden era of the big bands.

www.BrooksideMusic.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.

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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
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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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