February 2012 Events in Barrie, Collingwood and Blue Mountain

There’s a lot going on in Barrie, Collingwood and the Village at Blue Mountain this February. Here’s a list of some of them:

Barrielicious wraps for another year up this Sunday, February 5th. this year 50 restaurants including some favourites from Barrie, Orillia, Collingwood and beyond took part.


February 9th – 19th, 2012

Kempenfelt Community Players present Anne of Green Gables

Canada’s most beloved and longest running musical! The classic tale of an orphan girl who rises from destitution to happiness in the farm country entirely by virtue of her pluck and personality. Originating in Canada, the play left capacity audiences there to journey to London, where it opened to acclaim. Admission is: Adult: $22, Child/Student: $17; Senior: $17, Group: $19

For more info call call 705.739.4228 or visit KempenfeltPlayers.com

February 10th, 2012

Seduced By Shakespeare

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the Mady Centre presents an evening of gourmet dining, wine pairings, fine chocolate and Shakespeare-inspired entertainment combine for a romantically epicurean evening in the theatre! Featuring celebrity Chef Randy Feltis.

For more information call 705.735.9243 or visit TheatreByTheBay.com.

February 20th, 2012

Simcoe County Museum’s Family Day & Heritage Day

Spend Family Day at the Simcoe County Museum and enjoy traditional indoor and outdoor winter activities including snowshoeing, tobogganing, and family favourite board games.

At 10:30 a.m. test your navigational skills in an exercise combining snowshoeing and orienteering. The Really Big Shoe will have your family racing together as you snowshoe through the Museum grounds searching for pieces to complete a puzzle in the fastest possible time.

As part of the Sliding Through the Ages toboggan contest, we ask competitors to bring their oldest, largest or strangest sliding devices and pit them against one another in distance races. Toboggan check in runs from 12:45 p.m. – 1:15 p.m., judging and races start at the hill at 1:30 p.m.
Admission is $6 and events are on from 10am to 4pm.
For more info. call 705.728.3721 or visit : museum.simcoe.ca

Blue Mountain

February 4th to February 29th, 2012

Skating, Snowshoeing Horse & Wagon Rides

There’s plenty of things to do for families at Blue Mountain, including

  • Enjoying the area’s largest free outdoor skating rink on Mill Pond with about 4 acres (1.6 hectares) of skating room.
  • Or meet at Windy O’Neills Irish Pub every Saturday and Sunday from 1-4pm for a free Horse & Wagon ride through the Village.
  • Grab your snowshoes and meet outside Columbia Sports Store every Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 10:30am for a free guided snowshoe walk

Events are, of course, weather permitting and there are rentals available.

… and that’s a few things to keep you busy this February.


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