Collingwood Downtown Farmers'
The market operates each Saturday morning in the heart
of Collingwoods historic downtown from the holiday weekend in May until
Thanksgiving Weekend. It is located in the municipal parking lot at the
corner of Second and Pine Streets and is open from 8:30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.
Local vendors feature a wide range of organic vegetables and fruit, baking,
meats and cheeses, flowers and trees, jams and preserves, handcrafted items
and more. Special activities for the family, entertainment and artists from
the Georgian Bay Arts and Crafts Association are featured each week.
After you visit the market, be sure to take a stroll through our historic
downtown. The eclectic mix of shops, dining and professional services is
the perfect blend to keep you family healthy, happy and stylin. Youll
find the variety, quality and friendliness
The 16th Annual Collingwood Elvis Festival, the largest
of its kind in Canada, will take place Thursday, July 22 Sunday, July
25, 2010. The Collingwood Elvis Festival features some of the greatest Elvis
tribute artists in the industry competing for the honor of participating
in The 2010 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest, held during the annual
"Elvis Week" festivities in August at Graceland in Memphis, Tenn. It is
the official Elvis tribute artist contest, presented by Elvis Presley Enterprises,
More than two dozen shows starring the industrys best Elvis tribute artists
and a three-day competition with professional, non-professional, and youth
categories. Also featured are a street dance, venue tour, vendor alley,
parade, and midway. A broad ticket price range, from $8 to $70, has been
set up to accommodate every budget and each member of the family. There
are also free events available. The Collingwood Elvis Festival continually seeks to improve the quality
of the event while maintaining the same great programming that loyal festival
attendees have come to expect over the years. The festivals 16th Anniversary
will celebrate the Champions of yesteryear. Visitors will be entertained
by returning crowd favourites, Robin Kelly, Gino Monopoli, Jay Zanier, David
Lee, Shon Carroll, Daylin James, Ben Klein, Roy LeBlanc, Ray Guillemette,
Pete Paquette, David Muggeridge, Shawn Barry and more. Special appearances
by internationally renowned Tribute Artist, Shawn Klush and fan favourite
Stephen Kabakos are also featured throughout the weekend schedule.
Tickets for the Collingwood Elvis Festival are available
calling toll free 1-866-444-1162 or online.
Stand Up Comedy from leading comics
WakeStock World Series
Canada's action sports and music festival
NO DATES FOR 2010 as of yet, stay tuned.
Wake Skate FMX and over 20 bands, WWA World Series
of Wakeboarding action sports lifestyle expo. 3 days of boarding, bands
and bikinis. Nightly Parties.
The Georgian Bay Association for Creative Arts (GBACA)
is holding its 21th ANNIVERSARY summer art event once again on Hurontario
Street for two days of fun. The event has grown with the years to include
75 artists representing a wide range of media and expression. Live music
and childrens activities also enhance the Festival atmosphere. This year
promises to be every bit as exciting with many returning artists and some
new faces. There will be plenty of time to stroll along and admire the tremendous
creativity of our local artists.
Downtown Fall Restaurant Walking Tour
Experience the incredible cuisine of Collingwoods Historic
Downtown during the annual Fall Restaurant Walking Tour.
. a la carte! Collingwoods Historic Downtown offers
big city dining sophistication and variety all in the space of a few blocks
and all within walking distance from each other. From sushi to wood fired
pizza, from pub fare to Provencal inspired dishes, from dim sum to cross-cultured
fusion creations, youll find a restaurant to suit your cravings and appetite.
What better way to experience all that Collingwood Downtown has to offer
than during the annual Fall Restaurant Walking Tour. Join us when, once
again, we tour the streets of beautiful, historic downtown Collingwood and
embrace the fall season by tasting the incredible cuisine of our unique
and excellent restaurants and food shops.
Tickets are go on sale in late September and are only
$35 per person.
Town Cruisers Cruise Nights
Bring out your oldie or just come on down and enjoy
vintage and classic cars. Every Tuesday, June 2nd-September 8, 2009 (except
June 30). 7-9pm at the Meaford Harbour Pavilion. Door prizes, jacket draws,
Meaford: approx. 24 km (20 minutes) north west on Hwy
Meaford Municipal Farmers' Market
A family & friends event under the Rotary Pavilion
at the Harbour, 3-7pm. Local high quality produce
direct from our farmers.
Meaford: approx. 24 km (20 minutes) north west on Hwy
at the Station
Every Wednesday at the Station on St. Paul St. Bring
your lawn chair. A community Museum is located in The Station, a reconstruction
of the 1873 Collingwood Railway Station. The Station is located at the corner
of St. Paul Street and Hwy. #26, in downtown Collingwood.
at Blue Mountain
Village at Blue Mountain The Ontario Salsa Tour hits
Blue Mountain! This FREE family street party celebrating Ontarios Latin
cultures will turn the Village at Blue into a showcase of Latin life: pulsating
music, passionate dancing, fiery foods!
Day in Thornbury
Downtown Thornbury 9:00am - 3:00pm. Schedule: 8:30-10:30am
Pancake Breakfast at Town Hall 11:00am-12:00pm Parade along Bruce St. 12:15pm
Cake Cutting and Singing of National Anthem.
Thornbury: approx. 14 km (14 minutes) north west on Hwy
Nancy Island, Wasaga Beach
Picnics and Performances, Thursday evenings, 7pm at
the Nancy Island Historic site. The Schooner "Nancy" was a British supply
vessel, and the only ship to survive the naval battle on Lake Erie which
the British lost in 1812, but the Americans discovered the "Nancy" hidden
away on the Nattawasaga River and subsequently sank her. The hull was salvaged
in 1927 and today stands in front of the museum which tells the story of
the War of 1812 and the three hundred years of navigation on Lake Superior.
There is also a reconstruction of the engine room of a Great Lakes steamer.
Nancy Island: Just off Mosely and 3rd Street North (Main
Wasaga Beach: approx. 14km (14 minutes) South east Hwy 26 to Mosely turn
Blue Mountains Chili Cookoff
Village at Blue Mountain. A fun-filled family day, centered
on some serious provincial championship chili cooking! This 25th annual
event boasts live music, chili tasting and kids' activities.
Dates to be confirmed.
Celebrities & Amateurs are paired with 160 golfers from
the PGA in a Pro-Am format. Benefiting The Wayne Gretzky Foundation. At
the Georgian Bay Golf Club & Raven Golf Club at Lora Bay. The ONLY stop
on the nationwide tour!
Purse: $800,099 - Winning Share: $144, 017
Individual Day Pass $15. Weekly Pass $39.99
Many sports and entertainment celebrities will again participate in the
2009 Ford Wayne Gretzky Classic along with 160 golfers from the PGA Nationwide
Tour. The Georgian Bay Club and The Raven at Lora Bay will host this pro-am
format that allows fans to see elite golf played by both pros and amateurs
alike. With proceeds benefiting the Wayne Gretzky Foundation, the impact
will be felt far beyond the golf course.
The Hottest grassroots bands climbing the charts hit
the Village Stage to Rock The Mountain! Plus the finalists from the regions
most successful Idol contest!
Craigleith Heritage Depot
2010 Lecture Series
Location: Beaver Valley Community Centre, Thornbury
Cost: $7 per lecture - $10 per couple - $4 youth 18 and under.