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Summer 2020 has a different look when it comes to festivals. Check out the calendar for virtual events across the region you can enjoy from home, ranging from music to arts and culture, heritage celebrations, nature and even fireworks. Join the celebrations in a new way…here in BruceGreySimcoe!

Date: 11 Jul, 2020 Community: Midland, Penetanguishene, Tiny, Tay
Category: Agriculture, Arts & Heritage, Outdoor

Saturday, July 11 marks the 26th annual community garden tour. This self-guided tour of beautiful local gardens also features works of art by Canad... Learn More

Date: 18 Jul, 2020 Community: Formosa
Category: Agriculture, Family, Outdoor

Come and see our lavender fields featuring several different types of lavender. Tour the farm, shop from local vendors, visit the lavender boutiqu... Learn More

Date: 25 Jul, 2020 Community: Desboro
Category: Music

Armed with feisty, powerhouse vocals, Karen Morand delivers a soul-stirring show: lively, alt- folk with well-worn blues and gritty gospel on the s... Learn More

Date: 04 Aug, 2020 - 28 Aug, 2020 Community: On Line
Category: Family

NEW for Summer 2020: Virtual STEM Camp. Visit the website for more information. STEM Camp is a Canadian not for profit based out of Embro, Onta... Learn More

Date: 14 Aug, 2020 Community: Desboro
Category: Music

From the Great Northern Plains, Little Miss Higgins struts and serenades her way onto any stage playing music brewed up in early country blues, jaz... Learn More

Date: 04 Sep, 2020 Community: Collingwood
Category: Arts & Heritage, Music

Eaglesmith is a veteran of the music industry and at the same time is about as far away from actually participating in today’s music industry as on... Learn More

Date: 05 Sep, 2020 Community: Collingwood
Category: Arts & Heritage, Music

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. T... Learn More

Date: 08 Sep, 2020 Community: COLLINGWOOD
Category: Arts & Heritage

The Snowed In Comedy Tour has turned in to a Canadian success story, celebrating its twelfth year. The tour has now grown to be the largest in Cana... Learn More

Date: 12 Sep, 2020 Community: Collingwood
Category: Arts & Heritage, Music

Trilogy Classics Live is a group of 5 world class, journeymen musicians brought together by their admiration for the legendary sounds of 3 of the b... Learn More

Date: 17 Sep, 2020 Community: Meaford
Category: Arts & Heritage, Music

Ian first hit internationally in 1973 with "Painted Ladies". Over the years he has acquired a Juno award, four SOCAN classic awards, a UNICEF Danny... Learn More

Date: 18 Sep, 2020 - 19 Sep, 2020 Community: Oro-Medonte
Category: Agriculture, Family

Something for everyone. Truck and Tractor Pulls, Demolition Derby, Western Fun & Gaming Show, Hunter Jumper Horse Show, Horse, Cattle, Sheep and H... Learn More

Date: 19 Sep, 2020 Community: Desboro
Category: Music

Ozere is the creation of classically-trained violinist and composer Jessica Deutsch. Influenced by her classical roots, and by the music she plays ... Learn More

Date: 19 Sep, 2020 Community: Meaford
Category: Arts & Heritage, Music

The Arrogant Worms began as a comedy troupe performing songs and sketches on campus radio in the fall of 1991. The songs were written to make fun o... Learn More

Date: 25 Sep, 2020 Community: Collingwood
Category: Arts & Heritage, Music

For Saturday night’s show, Matt Weidinger has put together a seven-piece band, including two horns to reflect the sound for which Morrison is known... Learn More

Date: 26 Sep, 2020 Community: Collingwood
Category: Arts & Heritage, Music

Founded in 2002, Bon Jovi Forever is committed to bringing you the best Bon Jovi tribute out there. From the iconic smash hits of the 80's and the ... Learn More

Date: 30 Sep, 2020 Community: Meaford
Category: Arts & Heritage, Music

Hot on the heels of their JUNO-nominated 2017 album Something I've Done, The Legendary Downchild Blues Band are on their 50th Anniversary Tour. Dow... Learn More

Date: 09 Oct, 2020 Community: Collingwood
Category: Family, Outdoor, Sports

April in Ontario can be a grim month, so let's liven it up with this series of talks that will serve as the unofficial kickoff to the summer season... Learn More

Date: 09 Oct, 2020 Community: Meaford
Category: Arts & Heritage, Music

The first new album in a decade from Sarah Harmer–is a deeply personal and momentous collection of songs motivated by the beauty of life, the urgen... Learn More

Date: 09 Oct, 2020 - 12 Oct, 2020 Community: Orillia
Category: Arts & Heritage

Discover unique studios, meet local artists, see their latest works, all on the self-guided Images Thanksgiving Studio Tour. Over 30 artists, incl... Learn More

Date: 17 Oct, 2020 Community: Collingwood
Category: Arts & Heritage, Music

Class Acts proudly presents Fleetwood Max. This Amazing Canadian Tribute Show faithfully reproduces the magical atmosphere of Fleetwood Mac and Ste... Learn More

Date: 21 Oct, 2020 Community: Collingwood
Category: Arts & Heritage, Music

Ashley is one of the most celebrated Canadian roots musicians of all time, having sold in excess of 500,000 albums, Ashley has garnered internation... Learn More

Date: 24 Oct, 2020 Community: Desboro
Category: Music

Big Little Lions have been described as ‘a blissful marriage of new folk and sophisticated pop’. Prolific songwriting, infectious folk-pop style, a... Learn More

Date: 30 Oct, 2020 Community: Meaford
Category: Arts & Heritage, Music

Since 2008, Brass Transit has toured North America steadily, dazzling audiences with flawless performances and spectacular attention to detail. Hit... Learn More

Date: 30 Oct, 2020 Community: Collingwood
Category: Arts & Heritage

Don't miss Brent Butt's first appearance at the Gayety! From his humble roots in Tisdale, Saskatchewan, Brent Butt has soared to iconic status in C... Learn More

Date: 06 Nov, 2020 Community: Collingwood
Category: Arts & Heritage, Music

STAYIN' ALIVE offers to their audiences the songs and sights of a full Bee Gees play list, singing blockbusters such as "Night Fever", "Jive Talkin... Learn More

Date: 06 Nov, 2020 Community: Meaford
Category: Arts & Heritage, Music

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 b... Learn More

Date: 07 Nov, 2020 Community: Collingwood
Category: Arts & Heritage, Music

Country Legends Tribute Tour is now firmly established as North America's #1 Country Music Tribute show featuring the music of the biggest names on... Learn More

Date: 13 Nov, 2020 Community: Collingwood
Category: Arts & Heritage, Music

Neil Young is one of the most recognizable and enduring figures in modern music history. The combination of his totally unique voice, his deeply p... Learn More

Date: 20 Nov, 2020 Community: Collingwood
Category: Arts & Heritage, Music

“OZONE BABY” is Canada's premiere Tribute Band honoring the music of Led Zeppelin. Since their conception late in 2005, Ozone Baby have delighte... Learn More

Date: 22 Nov, 2020 Community: Collingwood
Category: Arts & Heritage, Music

Founded in 2013, Payadora has become one of Toronto’s most vibrant and sought-after tango acts. Their broad scope in the classic dance form draws f... Learn More

Date: 27 Nov, 2020 Community: Collingwood
Category: Arts & Heritage, Music

"My Favorite Headache" performs the music of Rush from all eras. These top level musicians - with their accuracy, energy and feel - capture the "Ru... Learn More

Date: 28 Nov, 2020 Community: Collingwood
Category: Arts & Heritage, Music

Two time Juno and eight time Maple Blues winner, Blue Star recording artist Jack de Keyzer returns to the Gayety with his band for the Checkmate (2... Learn More

Date: 06 Dec, 2020 Community: Collingwood
Category: Arts & Heritage, Family, Music

As seen on Treehouse, Miss Persona is an industrious little lady with a big imagination. Her tippy-top number-one favourite activity in her tiny li... Learn More

Date: 11 Dec, 2020 Community: Collingwood
Category: Arts & Heritage, Music

Simon and Garfunkel are an icon of our musical times. Their music reflects social change, joy, introspection and vision for the future. Our show ce... Learn More

Date: 13 Dec, 2020 Community: Meaford
Category: Arts & Heritage, Music

From Opera to Broadway featuring Collingwood tenor Craig Ashton and his Ensemble Classique. Soprano's Alexandra Lennox and Teresa van der Hoeven, m... Learn More

Date: 24 Jan, 2021 Community: Meaford
Category: Arts & Heritage, Music

A powerhouse performer with a giant, soul-filled voice and commanding stage presence, Matt Andersen has built a formidable following the old-fashio... Learn More

Date: 16 Apr, 2021 Community: Meaford
Category: Arts & Heritage, Music

Great Balls of Fire! The Dreamboats are bringing back good ol’ fashioned Rock n’ Roll! With a sound that is equal parts Chuck Berry & the Wonders, ... Learn More

Date: 03 Jun, 2021 Community: Meaford
Category: Arts & Heritage, Music

Best remembered for Play Me a Rock and Roll Song, Juno award-winner Valdy has been part of the fabric of Canadian pop and folk music for over 34 ye... Learn More

Date: 26 Jun, 2021 - 27 Jun, 2021 Community: Stayner
Category: Family, Outdoor, Sports

You and your pup work together to make your way over, under and around 80+ muddylicious obstacles on a 5km course through forest and field. Ruffin... Learn More

Date: 18 Dec, 2021 Community: Meaford
Category: Arts & Heritage, Music

Glass Tiger’s latest album “33” proves they’re still going strong as they move through their fourth decade of a phenomenal music career. Just as re... Learn More