7 Things To Do This Weekend (December 13th to 15th)

Christmas Is Fast Approaching!

People Fur Paws

Enjoy a night of live music, food, drinks, and visits from some furry guests at People Fur Paws. All proceeds from the $40 ticket will go to support three local animal shelters: Furry Friends, Street Cats Rescue, and the OSPCA. A free coat check and drink ticket are also included with admission.

December 13th – 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM


Related: Party With A Purpose At People Fur Paws


Farmer’s Market

Grab fresh produce, delicious treats, and get the last of your Christmas shopping done at one of the many farmer’s markets in the area. During the winter, Barrie and Orillia both have markets on Saturday and they’re both indoors.

Barrie – Saturday from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM at Barrie City Hall
Orillia – Saturday from 7:30 AM to 12:30 PM at the Orillia Public Library


Related: Guide To Farmer’s Markets In Simcoe County


Pancake Breakfast With Santa

The Salvation Army is hosting a pancake breakfast where you can bring out the whole family for delicious flapjacks, live Christmas music, and photo’s with Kris Kringle. The event is free to attend but pre-registration is required by emailing sabarrie@telizon.ca.

December 14th – 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM


Related: Breakfast With The Big Man


December Adventure

Andrea’s Toy Box is hosting December Adventure this Sunday at Alliance Billiards. This family-friendly event will have pool, darts, and live music from local talent Bander. It’s only $5 and all proceeds go to support Easter Basket Dreams for Simcoe County Kids.

December 15th – 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM



Friday Films

Take in a Christmas movie this Friday at the Georgian Theatre thanks to Friday Films. This weekend’s movie is an absolute Christmas staple: National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation. The holidays just aren’t complete without a trip to the Griswald’s House and you can watch it in this unique venue for only $10.

December 13th – 7:00 PM


Related: Friday Films At The Georgian Theatre


Live Jazz

Snap your fingers and tap your toes along to some live jazz every Friday night in December at The Speakcheasy. Enjoy the 1920’s atmosphere, unique drinks, and fantastic fondue and charcuterie boards while the band strums, scats, and tickles those ivories. Make your reservation for this Friday’s Band: Jazz-Mandhu.

December 13th – 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM


Related: December Jazz & Blues At The Speakcheasy


Donate Blood

The Blood Clinic needs your help! With so much going on during the holidays, it can be a slow period for donations but the need for blood never changes. Book yourself an appointment now and give the greatest gift of all this season. It only takes about 20 minutes, you get some awesome treats after, and one donation can save up to three lives. It’s a win-win-win.