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It’s date time…as in, circle it, add it to your phone, whatever it takes to remember to plan your warm weather visit to BruceGreySimcoe!  Spring festivals, Canada Day celebrations, music festivals, live theatre, farmers’ markets, family activities and entertainment, community suppers, food and beverage festivals and more.   There’s summer fun for all ages!  Only a short drive away from most urban centres in Ontario, it’s well worth the drive for a day trip or couple of nights’ stay

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Monday, 9/9/2019 12:00:00 AM

Under the Canopy Exhibit at Grey Roots Museum

Our new exhibit, Under the Canopy, focuses on rainforest ecology and features many animals that call this ecosystem home. Meet the keeper and a...
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Monday, 10/20/2019 12:00:00 AM

Streets Alive! Pedal Powered

Orillia’s very own living art program, Streets Alive!, kicks off for another great season of dazzling art pieces. This year’s theme is pedal power,...
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Wednesday, 7/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

Opera Under the Stars

Celebrated local operatic tenor, Craig Ashton, brings together his friends from The Canadian Opera Company for an evening of the world’s most loved...
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Wednesday, 7/20/2019 12:00:00 AM

Alice's Restaurant

Alice's Restaurant $40 Hits & Stories of the 60s and 70s Created by Chris McHarge and Colin Stewart From the creators of Memories of Summer of...
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Wednesday, 7/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

Peak to Shore Music Festival

Five days, 10+ Venues, 30+ concerts! Don’t miss the Skydiggers featuring Paul Langlois from the Tragically Hip, plus dozens more of Canada’s finest...
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Wednesday, 8/24/2019 12:00:00 AM

Theatre Meaford

Theatre Meaford 2019: choose from award-winning professional theatre performances at the beautifully restored Meaford Hall & Cultural Centre...
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Thursday, 7/18/2019 12:00:00 AM

The Beatles A to Z

Let's twist and shout and hold your hand as we come together down the long and winding road! No group has so radically transformed the sound and...
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Thursday, 8/11/2019 12:00:00 AM

Collingwood Summer Music Festival

Our first festival presents 100 world-class artists. Inaugural concert features Elmer Iseler Singers, ChoralWorks, Collingwood Festival Orchestra...
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Friday, 7/19/2019 12:00:00 AM

2nd Annual Golf Tournament in Support of the Markdale Hospital

This second annual golf tournament in support of the Markdale Hospital is scheduled for Friday July 19th at the Highland Glen Golf Club. A shot gun...
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Saturday, 7/20/2019 12:00:00 AM

Elmvale Sci Fi Festival Street Party

Join us on July 20, 2019 for the 3rd Annual Elmvale, ON, as we celebrate everything Science Fiction & Fantasy with our village wide party...
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Sunday, 7/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

Bandshell concert - AB3

AB3 playing Original Blues and Rock. Sponsored by the Shoreline Beacon
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Sunday, 7/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

Bandshell concert - Late Nite Radio

Late Nite Radio playing a variety of music.
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Thursday, 7/28/2019 12:00:00 AM

Hanover Sights & Sounds Festival

Join us in celebrating 15 years of Hanover's Biggest Block Party! Enjoy a weekend of fun for the entire family including a Kidz Night at the Drive...
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Friday, 7/26/2019 12:00:00 AM

Elvis: Trilogy Of The King

3 multi award winning Elvis Tribute Artists will take you on a journey through the life and times of the 21st century’s most iconic performer...
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Friday, 7/28/2019 12:00:00 AM

Collingwood Elvis Festival at Blue

All hail the King! In cooperation with the 25th annual Collingwood Elvis Festival, the Village plays host to the hottest entertainment including...
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Saturday, 7/27/2019 12:00:00 AM

Bagida-Waad Alliance is On Board! Climate Change and Fishing

"Bagida-waad Alliance On Board! Climate Change and Fishing" is an opportunity to meet and learn from Andrew and Natasha Akiwenzie. These...
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Saturday, 7/27/2019 12:00:00 AM

F-Series Truck Rally

A gathering of owners of Ford F-series pick-up trucks for a day to show off their vehicles and trade tips and tricks and win prizes. Ford Motor...
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Saturday, 7/27/2019 12:00:00 AM

Downtown Orillia's Summer Block Party

A downtown summer street festival like no other! Showcasing a fusion of art, fun interactive activities, music, food, kid zones, sizzling sales...
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Saturday, 8/11/2019 12:00:00 AM

Chantry Chinook Classic Salmon Derby

Lake Huron's Largest Fishing Derby Salmon: 1st: $15,000.00 2nd: $4,000.00 3rd: $2,000.00 4th - 25th Sponsor Prize Boards ​ Trout: 1st: $7...
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Sunday, 7/28/2019 12:00:00 AM

Resilience: Transforming Our Community

Join us for a screening of an uplifting climate change film. Resilience: Transforming our Community focuses on climate change in the Grey and Bruce...
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Sunday, 7/28/2019 12:00:00 AM

Bandshell concert - Get Back Beatles Tribute

Get Back, a Beatles Tribute band. Sponsored by Shankar Law Office
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Sunday, 7/28/2019 12:00:00 AM

Bandshell concert - Shakey Trill

Shakey Trill playing Original, gutsy and raw Blues. Sponsored by Shankar Law Office
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Friday, 8/5/2019 12:00:00 AM

Wasaga Beach Ribfest

North America's Best Rib Teams will serve Award-Winning Mouth-Watering BBQ Smoked Ribs and amazing entertainment! Located in in 3rd Street lot in...
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Saturday, 8/5/2019 12:00:00 AM

Mosaic World Music

A weekend of music and dance inspired by world cultures, including live music by Johannes Linstead, interactive drumming, scavenger hunts, free...
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Sunday, 8/4/2019 12:00:00 AM

Bandshell concert - Midnight Sundogs

Midnight Sundogs playing Alternative Rock. Sponsored by Eastlink
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Sunday, 8/4/2019 12:00:00 AM

Bandshell concert - Lyndenwood

Lyndenwood playing Classic Rock, Country and Easy Listening. Sponsored by the Shoreline Beacon
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Wednesday, 8/10/2019 12:00:00 AM

Same Time Next Year

Same Time, Next Year $40 Bernard Slade's Classic Comedy Orillia Opera House Production The Tony- and Oscar-nominated story of a two people, each...
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Saturday, 8/10/2019 12:00:00 AM

Jack Pine & The Fire with Will Melville

Jack Pine and The Fire is “driving”, “masterful”, “dynamic", and all acoustic - upright bass, Dobro, Mandolin, and Drums – A gritty alt-folk...
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Saturday, 8/11/2019 12:00:00 AM

Mountain Music Series with Julien Taylor Band

The Mountain Music Series will get you out of your seat and dancing to high-energy entertainment on the Blue Mountain Village stage! Plus enjoy fun...
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Sunday, 8/11/2019 12:00:00 AM

Bandshell concert - Slight Return

Slight Return playing Classic Rock. Sponsored by Skyline Living
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Wednesday, 8/14/2019 12:00:00 AM

Woodstock: 50 Years Later

Meaford’s finest musicians relive the moments that made Woodstock the most iconic music festival of our time. Spend the night revisiting music...
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Saturday, 8/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

Ripley Food Art & Craft Festival

The Ripley Food Art & Craft Festival features local artists, food producers, crafters, and lots more vendors showcasing and selling their original...
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Saturday, 8/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

21st Annual Downtown Orillia Classic Car Show

A jaw-dropping collection of over 400 classic cars line the Downtown streets! Enjoy live entertainment, great dining, shopping and the largest car...
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Saturday, 8/18/2019 12:00:00 AM

Gran Fondo Lake Huron

The Gran Fondo Lake Huron features 4 cycling courses (30,70,110,160 KM), and a kids mini-fondo event. This untimed fundraising cycling event will...
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Saturday, 8/18/2019 12:00:00 AM

Mountain Music Series with Wild Rivers

The Mountain Music Series will get you out of your seat and dancing to high-energy entertainment on the Blue Mountain Village stage! Plus enjoy fun...
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Sunday, 8/18/2019 12:00:00 AM

Bandshell concert - Crossfire

Crossfire playing Classic Rock, Country and Blues. Sponsored by Skyline Living
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Sunday, 8/18/2019 12:00:00 AM

Bandshell concert - Silver River Band

Silver River Band playing Country and Light Rock. Sponsored by the Chantry Island Cham-Bettes
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Monday, 8/23/2019 12:00:00 AM

Summer Retreat with Yoga, Meditation & Beach Time - Escape the City!

Summer Retreat with Yoga, Meditation & Beach Time - Escape the City! Monday, August 19 – Friday, August 23, 2019 Create your escape! Choose from 1 ...
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Wednesday, 8/24/2019 12:00:00 AM

Derek Marshall & Nicholas Arnold in a concert presentation: Dean & Jerry: What Might Have Been

Derek Marshall & Nicholas Arnold in a concert presentation: Dean & Jerry: What Might Have Been- $40 A fabulous theatrical concert of timeless...
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Thursday, 8/24/2019 12:00:00 AM

Lucknow's Music in the Fields

3-day country music festival featuring top-rated Canadian and American acts. On-site camping, festival gardens, daytime programming and more!
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Friday, 8/24/2019 12:00:00 AM

Georgian Triangle Music Festival

Georgian Triangle Music Festival Multi-Venue, Multi-Genre, Music Festival Featuring over 30 live performances at various venues around Wasaga Beach
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Saturday, 8/24/2019 12:00:00 AM

Starry Night Art & Gallery Tour

Experience Downtown Orillia’s vibrant arts community and meet local artists in their studios and at host galleries, all under the starry sky!
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Saturday, 8/25/2019 12:00:00 AM

Mountain Music Series with Bird of Bellwoods

The Mountain Music Series will get you out of your seat and dancing to high-energy entertainment on the Blue Mountain Village stage! Plus enjoy fun...
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Sunday, 8/25/2019 12:00:00 AM

Bandshell concert - Frankie D and The Dreamers

Frankie D and the Dreamers playing 50s and 60s Rock and Roll. Sponsored by the Saugeen Shores Hub
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Wednesday, 8/28/2019 12:00:00 AM

Latin Passion with Romulo Delgado

Romulo Delgado is a classically trained tenor and a world music multi-instrumentalist. Romulo delights audiences with renditions of world famous...
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Thursday, 8/29/2019 12:00:00 AM

Meaford International Film Festival (MIFF)

The Meaford International Film Festival (MIFF) is an exceptional film festival experience featuring 4 Nights, 4 Films, 4 Dinners, 4 Parties, 4...
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Thursday, 9/1/2019 12:00:00 AM

Meaford International Film Festival (MIFF)

The Meaford International Film Festival (MIFF) is an exceptional film festival experience featuring 4 Nights, 4 Films, 4 Dinners, 4 Parties, 4...
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Friday, 8/30/2019 12:00:00 AM

Meaford International Film Festival (MIFF)

The Meaford International Film Festival (MIFF) is an exceptional film festival experience featuring 4 Nights, 4 Films, 4 Dinners, 4 Parties, 4...
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Friday, 8/30/2019 12:00:00 AM

Inflate - A - Fest

Experience the largest gathering of amusement inflatables for all ages to climb, bounce and play! Giant inflatables include traditional bouncy...
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Saturday, 8/31/2019 12:00:00 AM

Meaford International Film Festival (MIFF)

The Meaford International Film Festival (MIFF) is an exceptional film festival experience featuring 4 Nights, 4 Films, 4 Dinners, 4 Parties, 4...
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Saturday, 9/2/2019 12:00:00 AM

Summer Sundown

Bid the season farewell as the hottest summer entertainment returns for encore performances and tons of live music featuring My Son the Hurricane...
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Saturday, 9/2/2019 12:00:00 AM

Spartan 5, 13, & 21km Race

Spartan is BACK at Highlands Nordic and we couldn't be more excited! Spartan Race is the leader in the sport of obstacle racing, offering open...
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Sunday, 9/1/2019 12:00:00 AM

Meaford International Film Festival (MIFF)

The Meaford International Film Festival (MIFF) is an exceptional film festival experience featuring 4 Nights, 4 Films, 4 Dinners, 4 Parties, 4...
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Sunday, 9/1/2019 12:00:00 AM

Bandshell concert - Flashback Reunion

Flashback Reunion playing Classic 60s and 70s Rock. Sponsored by Shankar Law Office
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Sunday, 9/1/2019 12:00:00 AM

Bandshell concert - Alpha Jazz

Alpha Jazz (Earl Georgas Tribute) playing Jazz and Pop. Sponsored by Ontario Power Generation
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Friday, 9/13/2019 12:00:00 AM

Andrew Collins Trio with Annie Sumi

7x CFMA winner/5x JUNO nominee mando-maestro Andrew Collins is joined by fellow Trio string-meisters Mike Mezzatesta and James McEleney to showcase...
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Friday, 9/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

Stonebridge Wasaga Beach Blues

3 day outdoor Blues music festival with two main stages in a intimate setting with vibrant vendors village and liquid lounge.
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Saturday, 9/14/2019 12:00:00 AM

Cars & Coffee at Cobble Beach

Cars & Coffee at Cobble Beach will take place Saturday September 14, 2019 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. It allows individuals with 25 years and older...
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Saturday, 9/14/2019 12:00:00 AM

Hotel California- The Original Eagles Tribute Band

Hotel California, the Original Eagles Tribute Band puts their dedication, unique musical gifts, and an obsessive commitment to bringing the music...
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Sunday, 9/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

Cobble Beach Concours d'Elegance

Cobble Beach Concours d'Elegance Concours Sunday (September 15, 2019) The 7th annual Cobble Beach Concours d’Elegance will be held on Sunday...
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Friday, 9/20/2019 12:00:00 AM

The Dreamboats

The Dreamboats are bringing back the good ol’ fashioned Rock n’ Roll! With a sound that is equal parts Chuck Berry & The Wonders. This quartet of...
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Saturday, 9/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

Highwaymen: Tribute to Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson

Highwaymen: Tribute to Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson Sep 21 7pm $44 The original Highwaymen were born on stage in 1984 when...
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Saturday, 9/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

We Walk the Line - Tribute to Johnny Cash

We Walk The Line is a true Johnny Cash Experience that celebrates the music and lives of 'The Man In Black' and his fun loving wife, June Carter...
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Monday, 9/14/2019 12:00:00 AM

Downtown Farm to Table Dinner

Come downtown and enjoy a magical evening of local fare prepared for you by downtown restaurants. Enjoy the ambiance, listen to the sound of music,...
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Thursday, 9/26/2019 12:00:00 AM

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

Get off the beaten path and explore the edge of the believable with the Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour. See exhilarating stories on...
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Saturday, 9/28/2019 12:00:00 AM

SRV: The Stevie Ray Vaughan Experience

Few of Stevie’s acolytes likely have the same dedication as Dave Ryan, who has spent the last decade getting the details just right as the front...
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Thursday, 10/3/2019 12:00:00 AM

The Comic Strippers

The Comic Strippers are a fictitious male stripper troupe, played by a cast of some of Canada’s best improvisational comedians. These guys try to...
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Friday, 10/4/2019 12:00:00 AM

Meaford Scarecrow Invasion and Family Festival : Scarecrows' Book Invasion

Scarecrows love to read so this year's theme is Scarecrows' Book Invasion. Starting mid-September scarecrows start to invade the town of Meaford...
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Saturday, 10/5/2019 12:00:00 AM

Green River Revival- The Best of CCR

Green River Revival is back! After a sold out show last year don't miss your chance to get tickets before they are all gone! The show on OCT 5...
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Saturday, 10/12/2019 12:00:00 AM

Hootenanny

The 2nd Annula Hootenanny celebrates Fall in Wasaga! Check out great bands, family entertainment with piles of country and folk flavours. Hope to...
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Saturday, 10/12/2019 12:00:00 AM

Piano Man - Tribute to Billy Joel

This Billy Joel Tribute is the complete premiere tribute to the music of the Piano Man himself, Billy Joel. Comprised of some of the best and most...
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Thursday, 10/20/2019 12:00:00 AM

Orillia Jazz Festival

Now in its 28th year, the Orillia Jazz Festival occurs in various host locations in the downtown and all over Orillia! Come discover a new-found...
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Friday, 10/18/2019 12:00:00 AM

The John Denver Experience

Relive the music of John Denver with award winning Chris Collins and his band Boulder Canyon as they create an unforgettable John Denver...
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Saturday, 10/19/2019 12:00:00 AM

Citizen Jane with David Stone

Citizen Jane is a Canadian folk-pop duo that lovingly crafts songs about our society’s potential to evolve in the current political climate (though...
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Wednesday, 10/23/2019 12:00:00 AM

The Haunting

Come experience all things that go bump in the night in Downtown Orillia. Haunted tours begin at The Opera House & Orillia Museum of Art & History...
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Saturday, 10/26/2019 12:00:00 AM

Kids Halloween Costume Parade

Bring the family, dress in costume and join us for this FREE fun costume parade & contest! Trick OR treat at participating downtown merchants...
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Friday, 11/8/2019 12:00:00 AM

Menopause The Musical

Come see what millions of women have been laughing, cheering and raving about for years! Set in a department store, four women with nothing in...
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Friday, 11/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

Children’s Candlelight Parade

Bring the Christmas spirit to life as we light up the downtown! Join the countdown to light the Opera House tree, enjoy free hot chocolate & treats...
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Saturday, 11/23/2019 12:00:00 AM

Grace 2 - A Tribute to the Tragically Hip

The Tragically Hip, never duplicated yet always celebrated! With every performance, Grace, 2 delivers a show that celebrates the music of the...
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Friday, 11/29/2019 12:00:00 AM

An Evening with Chicago

Back in the early 90’s, when Powerhouse decided to put together their Chicago Transit tribute act, they were the first in the world to do so. Today...
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Saturday, 12/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

Horse and Wagon Rides in Downtown Orillia

Hop aboard a free horse drawn wagon ride, explore the Downtown as you get into the Christmas spirit!
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Saturday, 12/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

The British Invasion vs. American Revolution

People are raving about The British Invasion Show! The Gem Tones bring the sound, look, and energy of this watershed moment in music history to the...
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