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April 2018

FREE SPIRITS: THE MARIPOSA FOLK FESTIVAL

April 21 - September 2
Orillia Museum of Art & History, 22 Peter Street South
Orillia, Ontario L3V 7A3 Canada
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THE MARIPOSA FOLK FESTIVAL IN ORILLIA Exhibition Run: April 21 - September 2, 2018 Upper Gallery Free Spirits: The Mariposa Folk Festival in Orillia explores the history of Canada’s longest running folk festival. The festival originated in Orillia and has made its permanent home in Orillia. The exhibition will delve into the interdisciplinary and inclusive aspects of the festival and how it fosters community engagement. Stories, graphics, fashion and music will animate the history. FLAVOURS OF MARIPOSA: Music, dance, art…

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July 2018

RAMARA CLASSIC CAR SHOW

July 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Brechin Dry Dock Marine, Lagoon City, Brechin, 150 Laguna Parkway
Brechin, L0K 1B0 Canada
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This year’s show will run from 10a.m. to 4p.m. on Saturday, July 14th, 2018. This year visitors will once again enjoy deejay-ed music as they tour the amazing vehicles; from antique legends, to classic cars and trucks, current classic autos, as well as muscle and modified cars. Browse the Vendor Booths, and enjoy the Brechin Legion’s BBQ. Visitor admission to the show is free.

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NANCY JONES: COLOUR. AN EXHIBITION OF NEW PAINTINGS

July 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 4, 2018

Lee Contemporary Art, 5 Peter St., South (upper level)
Orillia, Ontario L3V 5A8 Canada
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Please join local artist Nancy Jones to celebrate her third solo exhibition at Lee Contemporary Art! Nancy's Exhibition runs from July 12 - August 4. Her opening reception is Saturday July 14 from 1-3, with a brief artist talk at 2. All are welcome.

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HERITAGE DAYS

July 15 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Coldwater Canadiana Heritage Museum, 1474 Woodrow Rd.
Coldwater, Ontario L0K1E0 Canada
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Heritage Day - HERITAGE DAYS

Sunday, July 15 - 10:30 am to 4:00 pm Heritage Day - featuring “Letters from the Front” an Exhibit to honour the sacrifices of the men and women on both sides of the line during WW1. Re-enactors, Demonstrations, Church Service, Silent Auction, Family fun, BBQ lunch,   See the new additions - Children’s Play House, Postal Station refurbished and Equipment Storage Barn.  

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DEVON TEAS

July 18 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 29, 2018

Coldwater Canadiana Heritage Museum, 1474 Woodrow Rd.
Coldwater, Ontario L0K1E0 Canada
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$10 per person
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July and August - Every Wednesday - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm Enjoy Devon Tea in the cozy Fireplace Room served on beautiful Fine China in the 1830's Homestead. Also, available daily during Museum hours. Air conditioned.

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FIRST NATIONS LITERARY FESTIVAL

July 28 @ 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Lakehead University Orillia, 500 University Ave.
Orillia, L3V 0B9
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$15.00
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Huronia Cultural Campus invites you to be a part of a page in the history of Indigenous literature in Canada. This summer, treat yourself to a First Nations Literary Festival, which will bring together big names in Indigenous storytelling and literature. The event features talks from renowned names, including Tom Wilson, Waubgeshig Rice, Drew Hayden Taylor, Lee Maracle, and Tanya Talaga. Visit our website for more details about the event and to view participating author bios. It's a chance to interact with leaders in…

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August 2018

COLDWATER STEAMPUNK FESTIVAL

August 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on August 10, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on August 11, 2018 at 9:00am

Coldwater Coldwater, Ontario L0K 1E0 Canada + Google Map
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Steam Punk - COLDWATER STEAMPUNK FESTIVAL

Enjoy quality performances at two locations:  The Coldwater Mill and the award-winning Canadiana Museum.   Support Local Flavour, Music, Merchants & Artisans, and enjoy Headline Performances See Pop-Up Local Heritage performances, Pickpocket Magic, Duelling Knights and Acrobats. Demonstrations in Iron Forging, Chain Maille, Leather Working, Echo Art and Painting, Glass Blowing, 3-D Printing, Paper & Metal Stamping, Wire-Wrapping, etc. Enter costume, photography and art competitions. Participate in Community Collaborative Arts & Crafts Projects. Meet Authors & Illustrators, Gamers & Makers ! Be sure and bring your camera, your…

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HERITAGE CRAFT FESTIVAL

August 21 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Coldwater Canadiana Heritage Museum, 1474 Woodrow Rd.
Coldwater, Ontario L0K1E0 Canada
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$25 per person
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Tuesday, August 21 - 10:00 am to 3:00 pm  First Annual - Heritage Craft Festival.  Bring your personal Fibre hand craft to work on and a lawn chair so you may socialise and share with other like minded crafters.  Refreshments and lunch included.  Guest Speaker, Diane Anderson - Topic - “Development of Sewing Machines”.  The Purple Sock will have craft supplies available for purchase and visit the Museum Gift Shop.  Tickets available from Members of Craft Organisations or in Coldwater,…

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RAMA POW WOW

August 25 - August 26
Chippewas of Rama First Nation, 5884 Rama Rd
Rama, Ontario L3V 6H6 Canada
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Chippewas of Rama First Nation have been hosting powwows for over 30 years! Stay tuned for updates and details.

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September 2018

DOORS OPEN & CULTURE DAYS

September 29 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Explore the variety of hubs offering different cultural activities at this year’s Doors Open & Culture Days in Downtown Orillia! Discover your creative side and try your hand at painting, sculpting, dancing and more.

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