Ontario’s Lake Country is your four season destination located at an hour North from Toronto. Boasting some of the best resorts, venues and attractions in Ontario such as Horseshoe Valley Resort, Casino Rama Resort, Burl’s Creek Events Grounds, Mount St. Louis Moonstone or Hardwood Ski & Bike to mention a few! The area offers many different options for accommodations such as several B&B’s, Hotels and accommodation resorts making it perfect for your over night stay! With many events happening in the area we are your go to destination for young and old located in Orillia, Oro-Medonte, Rama, Ramara, Severn and area’s four season playground in Simcoe County.

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April 2018


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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June 2018


June 16 - October 20
Downtown Orillia, 33 Mississaga Street West,
Orillia, Ontario L3V 3A5 Canada
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Streets Alive Gordon Lightfoot maple e1509552691314 200x300 - STREETS ALIVE!

2018 is the 10 year anniversary of Streets Alive, so we are doing a retrospective project and bringing out some pieces from all previous projects. June 16 or 23? - October 13 or 20? - All season long

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August 2018


August 9 @ 10:00 am - September 1 @ 4:00 pm
Lee Contemporary Art, 5 Peter St., South (upper level)
Orillia, Ontario L3V 5A8 Canada
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Bewabon Shilling 2018 Invite front 300x229 - BEWABON SHILLING: TREES

Please join local artist Bewabon Shilling to celebrate his first solo exhibition with me! Trees is an exploration of the forest surrounding the artist's studio in Rama, Ontario. This exhibition runs from August 9 - September 1, 2018 with the opening reception Thursday August 9 from 7-9 pm. All are welcome.

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August 15 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until August 30, 2018

An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until August 31, 2018

Orillia Opera House – G.L. Auditorium, 1 West Street North
Orillia, Ontario L3V 5B8 Canada
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Murder 450x450 300x300 - MURDER AT THE HOWARD JOHNSON'S

All Seats $32.00. There is an additional $1.13 per ticket when purchased online. For groups of 10+ please contact the Box Office directly for the special rate of $29.00 p.p. To purchase Flex Pac's (to see all 3 of our summer plays at 1 low price) contact the Box Office for more details at 705-326-8011. Murder at the Howard Johnson's by Sam Bobrick. Is all fair in love? Even Murder? That's the question posed by this light and funny suspense…

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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

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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August 25 - August 26
Chippewas of Rama First Nation, 5884 Rama Rd
Rama, Ontario L3V 6H6 Canada
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Rama Pow Wow 450x450 1 300x300 - RAMA POWWOW

2018 Rama Powwow All are welcome at the 32nd Annual Rama Powwow on August 25-26, 2018 at the John Snake Memorial Multipurpose Grounds in Rama, Ontario, Canada. Witness some of Turtle Island’s finest World-Class singers and powwow dancers as they compete against one another in this competition powwow which has become one of the biggest and best powwows in Ontario. Dozens of vendors (food, arts, and crafts). Rama Powwow This is a great family event, open to all. Come and…

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September 2018


September 7 @ 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on September 8, 2018 at 9:00am

Westmount Congregation, 23 Westmount Dr. S
Orillia, Ontario L3V6G7 Canada
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Quilt 450x450 300x300 - QUILT SALE ORILLIA 2018

Westmount Congregation is pleased to present a Quilt Sale on Friday, Sept. 7 from 1-9 p.m., and on Saturday, Sept 8 from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. Quilts, sewn & quilted items, with all quilts on display available for sale. Free admission, free parking. Only cash & cheques accepted for purchases.  

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September 29 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Brechin Community Centre Ball Park, 3227 Ramara Rd #47
Ramara, Ontario L0K1B0 Canada
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Brechin Scarecrow Festival e1508179365827 182x300 - BRECHIN SCARECROW FESTIVAL

Family fun at the upcoming Scarecrow Festival. Join us on Saturday Sept 29th from 10-3pm for a day of interesting activities, demonstrations, contests, and a large number of vendors. Admission is FREE

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October 2018


October 5 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on October 6, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on October 7, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on October 8, 2018 at 10:00am

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This artist-run, juried event is one of Ontario’s finest and longest running studio tours. Over thirty outstanding artists and crafts people will exhibit their work over the 4 days at 19 different studios. Discover exceptional art and enjoy the beautiful fall colours of Simcoe County. You will meet painters, potters, sculptors, photographers, wood turners, jewellery and clothing makers – a wide selection with something for everyone. This self-guided Tour roams from Barrie through the scenic Horseshoe Valley and along the…

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