Events

  • September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month: Donate Blood

    Blood Services Clinic, 231 Bayview Drive, Barrie

    During the month of September, we bring awareness to the thousands of children with cancer, cancer patients require blood and blood products to support their treatments.

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  • DIY open hours

    Barrie Public Library , Barrie

    Tinker, build, hack, make, share, have fun while learning a new skill

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  • Greater Tuna

    The Gravenhurst Opera House, Gravenhurst

    They say it’s healthy to laugh at yourself… but it’s really much more fun to laugh at others!

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  • FRIDAY FLICKS

    Barrie Public Library - Painswick Branch , Barrie

    Bring some popcorn and join us at Painswick for some Friday evening feature films.

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  • Make and Take

    Barrie Public Library Downtown Branch , Barrie

    Kick off your weekend by sparking your imagination, have fun messing around, and take your creation home

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  • Stretching the Season

    various locations

    The Canadian Safe Boating Council would like boaters to enjoy all that fall boating has to offer but make sure that both they and their boats are prepared should the unexpected occur.

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  • Friends for life walk!

    Sunnidale Park, Barrie

    The Friends for Life! Walk is a major fundraiser for the Ontario SPCA

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  • Family Fun Jam Day!

    Heritage Park , Barrie

    Charity BBQ/ Info Fest/Food Drive

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  • 2018 Canada Cuts for Hospice Simcoe and Gilda’s Club

    various locations, Barrie

    What can $35 do?  It helps you look good and feel even better! 

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  • Simply Analytics

    Barrie Public Library Downtown Branch , Barrie

    Learn how to make maps and tables from Simply Analytics work for your business!

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  • Does your brain need a boost?

    Barrie Public Library Painswick Location , Barrie

    Our brain is responsible for so much of what happens in our daily lives and often we often don’t even think about it (humour is good for the brain)!

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  • Memory Cafe

    Barrie Public Library - Painswick Branch , Barrie

    A social activity for those with memory concerns and their caregivers

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  • Carnegie Days 2018

    MacClaren Art Center , Barrie

    This year’s festival theme is The Story of Place.

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  • Caring Counts Charity Showcase

    North Simcoe Sports and Recreation Center, 527 Len Self Blvd, Midland

    Free event, open to the public, showcases the work of the charities of Southern Georgian Bay.

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  • Business Plan Basics

    Barrie Public Library - Painswick Branch , Barrie

    Writing your first business plan is a major step in putting your small business on the map.

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  • 2018 MacLaren Legacy dinner

    MacLaren Art Center, Barrie

    In honor of artist and community leader John Hartman, for his exceptional generosity and commitment to building strong arts communities and supporting the work of rising young artists.

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  • Toronto Fall Home Show

    Enercare Centre, 100 Princes’ Blvd., Toronto

    Is your space lacking style? Do you feel cramped and wish you had more room to breathe?

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  • Furry Friends Annual Fund Day

    Georgian Downs, 7485 - 5th Side Road, Innisfil

    Come join Furry Friends at Georgian Downs for our annual fundraiser.

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  • MEC BARRIE CENTURY RIDE

    Creemore Brewery , Creemore

    The ride is supported with marshals and directional arrows along the course, as well as a couple of rest stops.

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  • Brechin Scarecrow Festival

    Brechin Community Center Park, 47 Ramara Road, Brechin

    This free family friendly event holds several areas of interest

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  • Barrie Sportsmen and Outdoor Show

    Bradford Greenhouses Garden Gallery, 4346 Highway 90 4kms west of Hwy 400 on Dunlop, Barrie

    We are also VERY excited to announce that Amanda Lynn Mayhew and Wil Wegman have been confirmed as guest speakers for the show!

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  • Good Life Annual Fall Home & Lifestyle Show

    Barrie Molson Center, Barrie

    MBM Shows is proud to announce the 26th annual Fall Home & Lifestyle show at the Barrie Molson Centre,

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  • Farley Fundraiser

    Lake Country Animal Hospital , 3843 Soules Road, Severn

    Please come out for the Annual Farley Fundraiser on Saturday, September 29th

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  • English Conversation circle

    Barrie Public Library , Barrie

    Practice English, meet new friends and learn more about life and culture in Canada!

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  • Just Another Band

    Coldwater Legion, Coldwater

    Club room Entertainment! Local band called Just Another Band. Come out and see why there not!

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  • CIBC Run for the Cure

    Heritage Park , Lakeshore , Barrie

    With 1 in 8 Canadian women expected to be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime, your support matters more than ever.

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  • Pet Value Walk for Guide Dogs

    Couchiching Beach Park Pavillion 1, Orillia

    The Pet Valu Walk for Dog Guides is a national fundraising walk held in approximately 300 communities across Canada.

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  • Barrie Country Club Corus Cares Pro Am

    Barrie Golf and Country Club , Barrie

    The Barrie Golf and Country Club along with Corus are having a Pro Amateur Golf tournament!  This tournament is in support of The Barrie Food Bank & Corus Feeds Kids! The Tournament will consist of 1 pro per team of 3 amateurs, and this is open to anyone!  They are capping the total of players […]

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  • Seed Saving Workshop

    Barrie public library Angus Ross Room , Barrie

    Had success growing the seeds borrowed from our Seed Library?

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  • Raise it up a Barnraiser for Clearwater Farm

    Wychwood Barns , Toronto

    Come out and experience Country soul music, fabulous farm fresh food stations with top chefs, and lost more fun!

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  • Pumpkinferno-Discovery Harbour

    Discovery Harbour, Midland

    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!!

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  • Apple Harvest Festival

    Blue Mountain Village, Collingwood

    There’s no better way to enjoy Thanksgiving weekend and the fall colors than at Blue Mountain Village and Thornbury.

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  • Stoma Stroll Awareness Walk

    Sunnidale Park , Barrie

    Ostomy Canada Society is a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to all people with an ostomy

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  • Essential Oils and Pet Care

    Barrie Public Library - Painswick Branch , Barrie

    Your pets are part of your family; did you know you can use essential oils in their care?

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  • Adult Craft Club

    Barrie Public Library - Painswick Branch , Barrie

    The Adult Craft Club is looking for new members! Register to join us as we make a simple craft and socialize over tea on the second Wednesday afternoon of each month. To register, please come to the Service Desk or call 705-728-1010.

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  • Business Plan Basics

    Barrie Public Library Downtown Branch , Barrie

    Writing your first business plan is a major step in putting your small business on the map.

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  • Orillia’s Jazz Festival

    St. Paul's Center , Orillia

    The Orillia Jazz Festival draws high calibre jazz artists to Orillia each year for both free and ticketed concerts. There is something for everyone! Information about the musicians, venues and schedule for this year’s festival can be found at http://www.orilliajazzfestival.com.

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  • 21st Annual Barrie Film Festival

    Uptown Theatre , 55 Dunlop Street West , Barrie

    The ten-day festival will be back this fall, featuring a selection of the finest films from Canada and around the world and included the following popular programs/receptions: Opening Night Party, Short Film Competition showcase/awards presentation, After Party as well as Q&As with special guests.

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  • Social Media Drop-in

    Barrie Public Library Downtown Branch , Barrie

    Small business owners will be given the opportunity to ask questions and discuss challenges faced with the business side of social media. This program is offered in partnership with the Small Business Centre Barrie, Simcoe County & Orillia. To register, call 705-720-2445 or use registration link

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  • Barrie 3rd Annual Walk/Run for Defeat Depression

    CHMA Building on Bradfod at Simcoe, Barrie

    The Defeat Depression Event is to help raise funds for local mental health services!

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  • Barn Dance

    DenMar Farms , 526 Concession 17 W, Tiny Township ( La Fontaine)

    DenMar Farms is having a barn dance to raise money for their horse rescue.  There will be a live band, and a 50/50 draw. They will be selling snacks.

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  • Raising Competent Teens

    Barrie Public Library Downtown Branch , Barrie

    Learn how to encourage teens to build the skills needed to do their best in school and prepare for jobs.

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  • Tablet Training – Android

    Barrie Public Library Downtown Branch , Barrie

    Little to no experience using tablet computers?

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  • Bridget’s Bunnies

    The Running Room , Barrie

    The inaugural Bridget’s Run is a 1km/5km family fun run/walk in recognition of Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness month

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  • Legal Workshop Series: Wills

    Barrie Public Library Downtown Branch , Barrie

    Do you have a will? Are you thinking of preparing one?

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  • “Know Your Power” Free Breakfast Workshop with the OCC

    Barrie Chamber of Commerce, 121 Commerce Park, Unit A, Barrie

    The Know Your Power initiative is a one-stop shop for information on energy-saving programs and opportunities to improve your energy efficiency that will help businesses identify measures to help reduce electricity bills and conserve energy.

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  • Toronto Ski and Snowboard Show

    International Centre Hall 2, Mississauga

    Toronto Ski+Snowboard Show offers everything you need to make your slope side experience complete!

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  • MEC Barrie Race Five

    Oro Rail Trail , Oro-Medonte

    Come out for a fun 5K/10K/Half marathon !

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  • Two of a kind craft show

    Barrie's Garden Center , 375 Bayview Drive , Barrie

    Come out and do TWO great things – support a cause and pick up some unique gifts!

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  • 2018 Barrie Positive Pursuits Psychic and Wellness Fair

    Lion's Gate Banquet Center, 386 Blake Street, Barrie

    Join Barrie Positive Pursuits Psychic and Wellness Fair for an exciting day featuring many of our region’s most talented Psychics, Mediums, Astrologers, Energy Healers and a great variety of wellness vendors! Free admission!

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  • The Thank You Canada Tour: Figure Skating

    Barrie Molson Center , Barrie

    As a ‘thank you’ to their home country, these Canadian greats will embark on The Thank You Canada Tour,

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  • 24th Annual Christmas Arts & Crafts Show & Sale

    Barrie Molson Center, Barrie

    AND ON THE 12TH DAY OF CHRISTMAS MY TRUE LOVE GAVE TO ME….

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  • Free CPR Clinic 2018

    Rotary Club of Barrie , Barrie

    Learn how you can save a life with CPR. This non certificate workshop will teach you how to do CPR for adults (ages 8+),

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  • Homes for the Holidays

    various locations, Horseshoe Valley

    Presented by the May Court Club of Barrie. Explore the self-drive tour of 5 holiday decorated homes & Tea Room/Unique Boutique at the Heights of Horseshoe. Tickets $30 ea. available mid-October at the May Court Shop, 54B Maple Ave., Barrie and SNAP’d TIX. All funds raised to charitable donations in our community.

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  • First Light-Sainte-Marie among the Hurons

    Sainte-Marie among the Hurons, Midland

    Experience Sainte-Marie’s spectacular “First Light” as we illuminate the famous historic site with over 5,000 candles.

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  • Gourmet food and Wine expo

    Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building , Toronto

    The 24th annual Gourmet Food & Wine Expo awaits! Come out to enjoy a food and beverage journey around the globe.

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  • Hedwig and the Angry Inch

    Tift Theatre, Barrie

    Brilliantly innovative, heartbreaking, and wickedly funny, Hedwig and the Angry Inch is the genre-bending, fourth-wall-smashing rock musical sensation

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  • Midhurst Arts and Crafts Home Tour

    Midhurst, Barrie

    This self-guided tour is ever evolving with lots of local talent and friendly faces.

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  • Christmas Craft Sale

    Buell Gym, field House CFB Borden, 122 Ramillies R. Bldg, T-118, Angus

    Come out to Base Borden and experience a great Christmas Craft Sale with 150+ Vendors to choose from! Admission is only $1!

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  • The POWER of ME TOO

    The Golf Club at Lora Bay , 109 East Ridge Drive , Thornbury

    An evening of mental health, sharing, hope and inspiration The evening will include: a 3 course meal, silent auction and autograph session Proceeds to benefit From the Rock to the Rockies in support of the RVH educational services for the child and youth mental health in patient unit.  

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