8 Things to Do in the Barrie Area This Weekend

Kiss your couch goodbye this weekend.

You work all week long so that you can let loose and have some fun for a couple of days. This weekend make sure those days of freedom don’t go to waste by checking out these great events taking place nearby!

35th Annual Sugar Plum Fair Craft Show

This annual show at the Nottawasaga Inn will feature over 120 vendors from across Ontario selling things like chocolate, jam, fudge, sauces, quilts, candles, ceramics, stained glass, wreaths, folk art, woodwork, sewing, knitting, body care products and more! The event will run Saturday 9 am-5 pm and Sunday 10 am-4 pm.

Don’t forget your cameras…you may see the big man in red if you’re lucky.

 

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Barrie Colts Game vs. Ottawa 67’s

A Colts game is always a fun way to spend a Saturday night. This weekend the Colts get the chance to take the “W” over the Ottawa 67’s on home ice, after a tough 4-3 loss last time they played in Ottawa.

 

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Beer Yoga @ Barnstomer Brewing and Distillery Co.

Enjoy a new way to relax this Saturday. $25 will get you 60 minutes of yoga, a glass of beer/wine or cocktail and an infinite amount of positive energy. Sign up fast, space fills up quick. For more info click here.

 

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Murder Mystery at the 1980’s Prom

An 80’s themed prom murder mystery party? Sign us up! Your ticket will get you entry to the “prom”, food, the chance to solve a mystery, and prizes for best outfit. There will also be door prizes, a cash bar and a great photo-op under the balloon arch. Proceeds go to Crime Stoppers. For more info click here.

Dresses to the Canines’ Masquerade Gala

C.O.P.E Service Dogs is having a masquerade Gala at Tangle Creek. The event will include appetizers, dinner and live music. Each ticket holder will also receive a masquerade mask designed by a local artist. For more info click here.

 

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Blue Mountains Whisky Show

After a beautiful day exploring Blue Mountain, why not head to the village to warm up over whisky. Grand Central Lodge is having a whisky tasting event including food, cocktails, music and over 100 whiskies. Every guest will also go home with a free Glencairn tasting glass. For those interested in the VIP experience, at an extra cost you can enjoy early entry, VIP room for specialty pouring and 3 different masterclasses. For more info click here.

 

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Aladdin Jr. at the Georgian Theatre

Aladdin the musical will be at Georgian Theatre this weekend. This production is fun for the whole family and the kids will be so excited to see this classic Disney favourite brought to life. For tickets click here.

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Ugly Sweater Trail Run

Hardwood Ski and Bike is giving you an excuse to pull your ugly Christmas sweater out early this year. Runners are encouraged to participate in their favourite holiday sweater and can choose from 3 different distances including 1.5 km, 5 km and 10 km.  Non-perishables and cash donations will be accepted for The Sharing Place Food Bank. For more info click here.

 

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