31 Mar April Events for 2017
Screen One Monthly Film Series
Dates: 01 Jan – 31 Dec, 2017
Address: Uptown Theatre – 55 Dunlop Street
This popular monthly film series showcases an international line up of cinematic gems. Screenings are on the first Wednesday & Thursday of the month year-round.
Admission: Adults – $10; Seniors/Students: $8.00
Dates: 31 Mar – 02 Apr, 2017
Address: Horseshoe Resort, 1101 Horseshoe Valley Road West
Snowcross is today’s most popular form of snowmobile racing. With its high-flying aerial displays and compact track design, competitors race around tracks that feature tight turns, banked corners, and a variety of jumps allowing racers to catch “big air” in full view of spectators.
Admission:Click here for admission.
Maple Fool’s Day at The Barrie Farmers’ Market
Dates: 01 – 01 Apr, 2017
Address: Barrie City Hall Rotunda, Collier & Mulcaster St.
Get a taste of everything maple at the Barrie Farmers’ Market on April 1st. Pick up bottles of local sweetness from Carter’s Maple Syrup and Williams Farm, enjoy all sorts of maple treats, and get inspiration for savory maple dishes.
Chappell Farms Spring Festival
Dates: 08 – 16 Apr, 2017
Address: Chappell Farms, 617 Penetanguishene Road
The ultimate way to enjoy Spring! Candy Hunt, Baby Animals, Free Face Painting, & more.
Event Time: April 8-9 & 14-16, 2017; 10:00am – 4:00pm (Weekends Only)
‘TerZettto’ at Georgian Theatre
Dates: 08 – 08 Apr, 2017
Address: Georgian Theatre,1 Georgian Drive, Building C
Combining the arts of clowning, the circus, music, theatrical and movement techniques! watch as three very unique clowns meet, size each other up, experience some friction and create new friendships. Part of Theatre for Kids Series presented by The City of Barrie.
Admission: Single Tickets – $20; Subscription – $65
(Tickets can be purchased online on at the Box Office located at 1 Dunlop Street West
‘Girls Nite Out’ at The Mady Centre
Dates: 21 – 21 Apr, 2017
Address: Mady Centre for the Performing Arts, 1 Dunlop Street West
Contact: Barrie’s Theatres
An all-star evening of stand-up comedy and improvisation! Girls Nite Out, consisting of some outstanding Second City alumnus: Jennine Profeta, Karen Parker and Leslie Seiler under the musical direction of the talented Kevin Baker. Grab a group, or just grab a friend, for this very special comedy evening.
Admission: Single Tickets – $38.00
‘We Walk the Line – A Tribute to Johnny Cash’ at The Mady Centre
Dates: 22 – 22 Apr, 2017
Address: The Mady Centre, 1 Dunlop Street West
WE WALK THE LINE is a true Johnny Cash Experience. The concert is a musical tribute covering Cash’s entire musical career from the 1950’s at Sun Records to 2003 with the American Recordings label. The concert performance features Ward Cornforth as a 1960’s era Johnny Cash with the signature “Boom-Chicka-Boom” sound of his long time touring band the Tennessee Three. The show includes duets performed by Johnny Cash with the late “June Carter.
(Tickets can be purchased online or at the Box Office located at 1 Dunlop Street West)
‘Glenn Miller Orchestra’ at Georgian Theatre
Dates: 25 – 25 Apr, 2017
Address: Georgian Theatre, 1 Georgian Drive, Building C
Contact: Barrie’s Theatres
The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra brings timeless classics like In the Mood, Moonlight Serenade, Chattanooga Choo Choo, Pennsylvania 6-5000, String of Pearls and Tuxedo Junction back to the stage. Even 50 years after founding his famous orchestra Glenn Miller’s music is alive and well. Over 20 musicians and singers bring the unforgettable Glenn Miller sound and perform those songs that everyone remembers… This is a show not to miss for jazz and swing fans alike or the incurable romantics who want to step back in time. The legendary Glenn Miller was the most successful of all the dance bandleaders back in the Swing era of the 1930s and ’40s.
‘Art for Lunch: Val-Cartier: History of Perseverance with Marion Paquet’ at the MacLaren Art Centre
Dates: 28 – 28 Apr, 2017
Address: 37 Mulcaster Street,
Contact: Maclaren Art Centre
Barrie author Marion Paquet presents her new book “Val-Cartier: History of Perseverance”, a history of Irish and Scottish settlers in Quebec.
Barrie International Comedy Festival Present Shaun Majumder
Dates: 28 – 28 Apr, 2017
Address: Georgian Theatre, 1 Georgian Drive
Phone: (705) 792-1949
Most famous as co-host of CBC’s This Hour Has 22 Minutes as well as starring in his own TV Show, Majumder Manor, Shaun is also a favourite of the internationally renowned ‘Just For Laughs Comedy Festival’, having hosted the TV series for three seasons.
Show Time: 8pm
Admissions: $35 – $49 plus HST. To reserve your visit www.tift.ca
Barrie Spring Art Tour
Address: Various locations
Contact: Barrie Spring Art Tour
Discover the Art and Soul of Barrie. Immerse yourself in unique, original fine art and sophisticated crafts created by local artists and artisans. Join us on Friday, April 28, 6:30 – 9 pm for the Opening Night reception held at The Edge Gallery, 32 Dunlop St W, Barrie. Enjoy refreshments and conversation as you mingle with the artists. Shop or browse the various venues on the self-guided tour, Sat and Sun, April 29-30, 10 am to 5 pm. Tour map, participating artists, and further details are available at www.barriespringarttour.ca Be prepared to experience art at its finest!
All information found at http://www.tourismbarrie.com/festivals-events/april
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