May 2012 Events in Barrie and Collingwood

There’s a lot going on in Barrie and Collingwood in May. Here’s a list of some of them:

May 19 – 21, 2012
Blue Mountains Studio Tour of the Arts

Artists in Craigleith, Kimberley, Thornbury and Clarksburg invite you to enjoy their free self guided studio tour on Victoria Day weekend. In its 17th year, local well established artists open their studios to the public and will be there to answer questions about their work, what inspires them and in some cases, demonstrate their craft.

May 26 – 27, 2012

8th Annual Barrie Waterfront Festival

Centennial Park, Downtown Barrie

The 2012 8th Annual Waterfront Festival is set to kick off the summer season on Saturday May 26th 2012 – Sunday May 27th 2012. A great FREE entertainment line up will surely draw a large crowd as we welcome the warm sun and clear skies. Event Time: Saturday: Noon – 11pm; Sunday: Noon – 6pm

May 26 – 27, 2012

Barrie Off Road Expo 2012

Barrie Curling Club, 175 Essa Road, Barrie
Contact: (705) 309-1170

The Off Road Expo features Bikes, Gear, Used Bike Swap
Event Time: May 26: 11am – 8pm; May 27: 11am – 6pm

May 31 – June 16, 2012

Parkdale Peter Pan at the Mady Centre

Contact: (705) 792-1949

Talk Is Free Theatre Presents ‘Parkdale Peter Pan’ at the Mady Centre for the Performing Arts An adaptation of JM Barrie’s seminal work, which begins in modern day Canada, Parkdale Peter Pan journeys to the timelessness of the Never Land and back again. It is performed by two actors, one as Wendy, one as Peter, with the remainder of the characters brought to life with colourful masks, puppets and magic tricks. Admission: Single Ticket: $27.00 + HST

… and that’s a few things to keep you busy in May.