BLACK FRIDAY

Visit Downtown Orillia this Black Friday! Take advantage of outrageous specials throughout the downtown! Stores are open late but we won’t tell if you book the day off work to SHOP! There are fantastic deals to be had in Downtown Orillia. And with Downtown Dollars at 50, 35 & 25% off while quantities last, Black Friday […]

Flavours To Fall In Love With

~A story by Marc Smith from Marc My Travels~ FLAVOURS TO FALL IN LOVE WITH AT LOCAL RESTAURANTS, ANOTHER REASON TO VISIT SIMCOE COUNTY Fall is here and that means it is time for some of my favourite Fall flavours and foods.  Butternut Squash, Pumpkin, Cranberries, and Apples are just some of the foods that […]

IF ONLY I’D RECEIVED ART FOR CHRISTMAS III

Back for its third year! This exhibition of artwork priced at $100 or less features original artwork by local artists Alex Richardson, Samantha Vessios, Tanya Cunnington and Bewabon Shilling with more to be added. The opening reception is Thursday November 30 from 7-9 pm and it is part of The Peter Street Holiday Art Hop. […]

Orillia Arts District Holiday Art Hop

Join the art shops and artist studios of the downtown Orillia Peter Street Arts District for a fun, festive Holiday Art Hop! Meet the artists, discover great art and do some holiday shopping. Eleven participating venues!

ROOTS NORTH MUSIC FESTIVAL

Roots music can refer to several styles or genres in music, but to us it’s music that is firmly rooted in a place of honest expression and emotion. It’s music that travels, shares, and connects, while honouring the past and bravely moving forward. It’s our mission to bring together a wide range of artists and […]

More Than Just A Game

Winter sports in Orillia are much more than just a game. Winter activities and sports are essential parts of enjoying and experiencing Canadian winters.  People of all ages participate in a wide array of activities, both competitively and for leisure.  These activities foster community spirit when we cheer on the home team and strengthen hometown […]

JANET READ: EMBERS OF THE SKY

Please join artist Janet Read to celebrate her first solo exhibition at Lee Contemporary Art! Embers of the Sky runs from March 22-April 14. The opening reception is Saturday March 24 from 1-3 pm.

DAISY TSAI: THRESHOLD

An exhibition of new paintings at Lee Contemporary Art Please join Montreal based artist Daisy Tsai to celebrate her second solo exhibition in Orillia at Lee Contemporary Art. Daisy’s exhibition runs from April 19-May 12. Her opening reception is Saturday April 21 from 1-3 pm..

TROY HOURIE: PARACOSMS

A New Exhibition @ Lee Contemporary Art Please join Aurora based artist Troy Hourie to celebrate his first Canadian solo exhibition at Lee Contemporary Art. Paracosms is an interactive exhibition of photography and “cabinets of wonder” based on detailed childhood imaginary worlds. This exhibition runs from May 17 – June 9, and the opening reception […]