August Events for Barrie and Area 2017

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28 Jul August Events for Barrie and Area 2017

Screen One Monthly Film Series

uptown-theaterDates: 01 Jan – 31 Dec, 2017

Location: Barrie

Address: Uptown Theatre – 55 Dunlop Street

Website: http://barriefilmfestival.ca

Phone: 705-481-1004

Description: 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.

Show Time: Visit www.barriefilmfestival.ca for screening times.
Admission: Adults – $10; Seniors/Students: $8.00


 

Lawn Chair Luminata

Luminata-logo_colDates: 01 May – 30 Sep, 2017

Location: Barrie

Address: Waterfront – Heritage Park and Centennial Beach

Website:http://lawnchairluminata.com/schedule

Phone: 705-734-1414

Description: A free summer series offering a diverse range of entertainment in Downtown Barrie every Wednesday evening, weather permitting. The Barrie Thunder Classics showcase their classic and custom cars and trucks, and the Barrie Film Festival presents free outdoor screenings on select evenings. Don’t forget to bring your lawn chair.

Admission: Free
Click here for schedule.


 

Ghost Tours at Discovery Harbour (Wednesdays)

1LeanneDates: 05 Jul – 30 Aug, 2017

Location: Penetanguishene

Address: Discovery Harbour, 93 Jury Drive

Website:http://www.discoveryharbour.on.ca/dh/en/SpecialEvents/index.htm

Phone: 705-549-4858

Description: A spooky guided tour by candlelight featuring encounters with apparitions in the window and footsteps in the hallway.  Tales of actual people associated with the Military and Naval Establishments will include that of the McGarraty brothers who died on the march from York in June of 1831 and the tale of Private James Drury who died New Year’s Eve 1836 on guard duty at Officers’ Quarters.

Event Time: Wednesdays – 9pm –  11:00pm
Admission: $10.00 per person plus HST


Sainte-Marie by Candlelight (Thursday Evenings)

15eb2300ae26265c2c80fbbaf71f4dcbDates: 06 Jul – 31 Aug, 2017

Location: Midland

Address: Sainte-Marie among the Hurons, 16164 Highway 12 East

Website:http://www.saintemarieamongthehurons.on.ca/sm/en/SpecialEvents/index.htm

Phone: 705-526-7838

Description: A guided tour of Sainte-Marie that highlights French and First Nations stories and the people who lived here from 1639 to 1649. Individuals such as Master Carpenter Charles Boivin and Blacksmith Louis Gaubert will be highlighted. The evening concludes in the Longhouse with a traditional First Nations story which is a memorable experience and not to be missed.Please, no pets are allowed.  Recommended for ages 10 and up.

Event Time: Thursday Evenings – 5:00pm to 9:00pm
Admission: $10.00


Park Place Outdoor Movie Night – ‘Boss Baby’

BossBabyPosterDates: 01 – 01 Aug, 2017

Location: Barrie

Address: Village Courtyard, Park Place

Website:http://www.parkplacebarrie.com/events/2017/08/1/outdoor-movie-night–boss-baby–august-1st

Description: Join us for our Outdoor Movie Night – August 1st, 2017 featuring Boss Baby. Bring your own lawnchair around 8pm to reserve your spot, and enjoy games and entertainment before the movie starts at Dusk!
Event Time: At Dusk
Admission: Free

 

Barrie Thunder Classics

p1020504___Super_PortraitDates: 02 – 02 Aug, 2017

Location: Barrie

Address: Heritage Park, Barrie Waterfront

Contact: John Olthuis

Email:john.olthuis@sympatico.ca

Phone: 7057261060

Description: Every Wednesday evening in August from 6 PM until approximately 9 PM, Heritage Park in downtown Barrie features over 100 classic cars and trucks, hosted by Barrie Thunder Classics. Food vendors on site, DJ playing period music. Free to the public. #Canada150

 

‘Old Wives Tales’ at The Mady Centre

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Dates: 02 – 05 Aug, 2017

Location: Barrie

Address: The Mady Centre, 1 Dunlop St. West

Website:https://secure1.tixhub.com/barrie/online/b_otix.asp?cboPerformances=1678&cboEvent=690

Phone: 705-739-4228

Description: Mother always said “he who laughs last is probably a she!”  This show opens on a bride with jitters, her mother finally managing to extricate her from a washroom.  Filled with practical wisdom, we learn that whatever you give to women, they will make it greater.  Give her love, she’ll give you a baby, give her food, she’ll give you a meal…give her any crap and, well, be prepared to receive in kind!  Filled with wit, and the driest of humour, be prepared to laugh, cry, and feel wonderfully human again.

Show Time: Various Times, see website
Admission: $35.00
(Tickets can be purchased online or at the Box Office located at 1 Dunlop Street West)


 

Pirates of the Bay

2016-Pirates-of-the-Bay-Logo-In-Historic-Penetanguishene-OutlinesDates: 05 – 05 Aug, 2017

Location: Penetanguishene

Address: Discovery Harbour, 93 Jury Drive

Website:http://www.discoveryharbour.on.ca/dh/en/SpecialEvents/index.htm

Phone: 705-549-7453

Description: In cahoots with the Town of Penetanguishene, join us for this swashbucklin’ NEW FAMILY EVENT. Be sure to know your pirate name and beware landlubbers as Discovery Harbour will be the main Pirate Lair!!   Shiver me timbers, rumor has it that the infamous Captain Corbin will be joining the day.Walk the plank, learn how to speak “pirate” lingo, enter the Pirate’s hideaway for fun activities and games, hornswaggler magic, a treasure hunt for dubloons, face painting and ruffians.

Event Time: 10am – 5pm


 

47th Annual Kempenfest

untitledDates: 05 – 07 Aug, 2017

Location: Barrie

Address: Waterfront Parks

Website:http://www.kempenfest.com/

Description: Held annually on the August long weekend. Features over 300 artisans, an antique show, food vendors, midway, children’s activities, and an amazing line-up of live entertainment. A Barrie long weekend tradition not to be missed.
Event Time: Art Vendors 10am – 6pm (various times for concerts, please visit website)
Admission: Free**Art Vendors Open Saturday, Sunday & Monday**

 

Lawn Chair Luminata Outdoor Film Series – ‘Viva Las Vegas’

1226244-bigthumbnailDates: 09 – 09 Aug, 2017

Location: Downtown Barrie

Address: Heritage Park

Website:https://barriefilmfestival.ca/programs/outdoor-films/

Description:Outdoor film series by the Barrie Film Festival in beautiful downtown Barrie on select Wednesdays from June to September.

August 19 – Heritage Park (RD Aug 10)
Rated PG, 110 min.

All musically gifted race-driver Lucky Jackson (Elvis Presley) wants in Las Vegas is to score enough money for a new car motor so he can win the Grand Prix. When he encounters sexy swimming instructor Rusty (Ann-Margret), he considers staying around longer. After Lucky loses his winnings in the hotel pool, he’s forced to remain in Vegas long enough to win back his dough — but now he also wants to win Rusty’s heart. Unfortunately, so does his slick racing enemy, Elmo (Cesare Danova).

Show Time: Dusk
Admission: Free


 

Boots & Hearts Music Festival

KEdEvWPtDates: 10 – 13 Aug, 2017

Location: Oro-Medonte

Address: Burl’s Creek Event Grounds, 134 8th Line South

Website:http://bootsandhearts.com/

Description:
Boots and Hearts is an annual country music festival event run by Republic Live, and will take place at Burl’s Creek Event Grounds, in Oro-Medonte Ontario August 4 – 7 in 2016. This year’s headliners include Blake Shelton, Tim McGraw, Dierks Bentley, Sam Hunt, Cam, Autumn Hill, JoJo Mason and more.Boots and Hearts recently won the CCMA (Canadian Country Music Association) Festival of the Year and continues to receive accolades from Canadian Music Week.Show Times & Admission: All Tickets and Camping offerings are currently available at www.bootsandhearts.com

Flying Monkey’s Craft Brewery ‘Pints and Pilates’

https___cdn.evbuc.com_images_32199100_183686760237_1_originalDates: 15 – 15 Aug, 2017

Location: Barrie

Address: Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery, 107 Dunlop Street East

Contact: Kelly Patterson McGrath

Email:kelly@pilatesfitness.ca

Website:https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/pilates-and-a-pint-with-kelly-tickets-35123080078

Phone: 705-321-4960

Description:
Pilates is my Happy Hour! Join us for two of my favorite things – Flying Monkeys Craft Beer and PILATES! We rock our workout and then enjoy a great local craft beer. Its a great way to stay fit and enjoy time with your friends. You might even make a new friend! Move that body then drink that beer! $20 per person. You get a great Pilates class AND a beer! You also get 15% off the menu! BRING A MAT and A FRIEND! You need to pre-register for this event! TUESDAY’s 5:30-6:30 – June 13, July 11, August 15, September 12.Admission: $20

 

Park Place Outdoor Movie Night – ‘Trolls’

trolls-slideDates: 15 – 15 Aug, 2017

Location: Barrie

Address: Village Courtyard, Park Place

Website:http://www.parkplacebarrie.com/events/2017/08/15/outdoor-movie-night–trolls–august-15th

Description:
Join us for our Outdoor Movie Night – August 15th, 2017 featuring Trolls. Bring your own lawnchair around 8pm to reserve your spot, and enjoy games and entertainment before the movie starts at Dusk!Event Time: At Dusk
Admission: Free

 

Barrie Rhythmfest

cajondrumlessonsDates: 18 – 19 Aug, 2017

Location: Barrie

Address: Heritage Park, 5 Simcoe Street

Contact: Barrie Rhythmfest

Website:http://www.barrie.ca/rhythmfest

Phone: 705-739-4285

Description:
Celebrate the universal language of rhythm including live entertainment, workshops, and vendors. Interactivity is a central theme and audiences young and old are encouraged to participate. Kicks-off Friday night with performances at Holly Community Centre and then continues all day Saturday at Heritage Park.
Event Time: Friday – 5pm to 10pm; Saturday – 10am to 10pm
Admission: Free

 

Tough Mudder

1451336517432Dates: 19 – 20 Aug, 2017

Location: Coldwater

Address: Mt. St. Louis Moonstone, 24 Mount St. Louis Road

Website:http://www.mountstlouis.com

Phone: (705) 835-2112

Description:
Hardcore obstacle course designed to test your all around strength, stamina, mental grit and camaraderie.Course Info: Sprawled out over 1,000 acres of calf-burning hills, deep, natural mud pits and dense woodlands, this Canadian crusher is one of North America’s most geographically challenging courses.For registration fees and spectator information click here

 

‘Matt Schofield’ at The Mady Centre

Matt-and-SVLDates: 19 – 19 Aug, 2017

Location: Barrie

Address: The Mady Centre, 1 Dunlop St. West

Email:theatre@barrie.ca

Website:https://secure1.tixhub.com/barrie/online/b_otix.asp?cboPerformances=1714&cboEvent=723

Phone: 705-739-4228

Description:
Schofield is lauded as the British blues guitarist of current times. Guitarist magazine said, “There isn’t a better British blues guitarist playing currently”. With his first release for Provogue, Schofield finds himself as representative for the long tradition of British Blues on the ultimate blues guitar label, and gaining a home amongst his peers – the world’s greatest contemporary blues players.Show Time: 7:30pm
Admission: $80.00
(Tickets can be purchased online or at the Box Office located at 1 Dunlop Street West)

 

‘Over the Rainbow – The Harold Arlen Story’ at The Mady Centre

EventID_689_7_20_2017_2_12_44_PM.jpgDates: 23 – 27 Aug, 2017

Location: Barrie

Address: The Mady Centre, 1 Dunlop Street West

Email:theatres@barrie.ca

Website:https://secure1.tixhub.com/barrie/online/b_otix.asp?cboPerformances=1673&cboEvent=689

Phone: 705-739-4228

Description:

Get to know the magical Harold Arlen, the mystery man behind such hits as STORMY WEATHER, GET HAPPY, PAPER MOON, THE MAN THAT GOT AWAY, IF I ONLY HAD A BRAIN, COME RAIN OR COME SHINE, LET’S FALL IN LOVE, ONE FOR MY BABY, and of course the classic hit OVER THE RAINBOW.

Featuring a cast direct from Stratford, Shaw, and Broadway, OVER THE RAINBOW will have your toes tapping as you take a musical trip down memory lane.

Event Time: Various times, see website.

Admission: $90.00


Lawn Chair Luminata Outdoor Film Series – ‘Sing’

175985Dates: 23 – 23 Aug, 2017

Location: Downtown Barrie

Address: Centennial Beach

Website:https://barriefilmfestival.ca/programs/outdoor-films/

Description:
Outdoor film series by the Barrie Film Festival in beautiful downtown Barrie on select Wednesdays from June to September.August 23 – Centennial Beach (RD Aug 24)
Rated G – Cartoon/Animation Action, 108 min.Dapper Koala Buster Moon presides over a once-grand theater that has fallen on hard times. An eternal optimist, and a bit of a scoundrel, he loves his theater above all and will do anything to preserve it. Facing the crumbling of his life’s ambition, he takes one final chance to restore his fading jewel to its former glory by producing the world’s greatest singing competition. Five contestants emerge: a mouse, a timid elephant, a pig, a gorilla and a punk-rock porcupine.The Barrie Firefighters will be in attendance with their fire trucksShow Time: Dusk
Admission:
Free

Canada 150 Celebration Barrie Fair

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Dates: 24 – 27 Aug, 2017

Location: Thornton

Address: Essa Agriplex, 7505 Sideroad 10

Email:info@essaagriplex.ca

Website:http://essaagriplex.ca/

Phone: 705-726-1200

Description:
The first of our Fairs was held in 1853 and there is 164 years of tradition of our Fair within the Simcoe County community to celebrate our agricultural heritage.Our 2017 Fair will continue in this tradition by hosting judged events of livestock, horses, and home crafts.  The Fair will also offer a variety of vendors and exhibits which will be of interest to all visitors of the Fair.  An exciting Midway and attractions like the Demolition Derby and Tractor Pulls will certainly make it another Fair not to miss!Event Times: More information to come

 

15th Annual Barrie Dragon Boat Festival

BDBF-Corus-Feature-Rotator-1Dates: 26 – 26 Aug, 2017

Location: Barrie

Address: Heritage Park & Kempenfelt Bay

Contact: Barrie Dragon Boat Festival

Website:http://www.barriedragonboatfestival.ca

Phone: (705) 728-1010 ext. 7137

Description:
Barrie Public Library is continuing a new tradition based on a centuries old one. The Barrie Dragon Boat Festival is a summer event that promotes community spirit, vitality and unity. The fundamental objective of a Dragon Boat Festival is to strengthen community spirit, providing an opportunity for citizens to demonstrate their organizational talent and resources in hosting a major recreational and cultural event. Fun & Excitement on Kempenfelt Bay! Bring the family to watch the Dragon Boat races, cultural and commercial exhibits, children’s activities and much more. Please view the website for more details.Event Time: 8:00am – 6:00pm
Admission: Free

 

‘Vague de Cirque’ Presented by La Cle and The City of Barrie

Photo-spectacle-Carrousel-et-corde-à-linge-01: 30 Aug – 02 Sep, 2017

Location: Barrie

Address: Heritage Park, 5-9 Lakeshore Drive

Website:https://secure1.tixhub.com/barrie/online/b_otix.asp?cboPerformances=1725&cboEvent=730

Phone: (705) 739-4228

Description:
Vague de Cirque brings their latest show, Barbecue, to Barrie’s waterfront for the last long weekend of the summer! Vague de Cirque will perform six spectacular shows in a yellow tent right on the lake! Please note – this is a family Cabaret-circus style show and it is suitable for all ages.

Vague de Cirque nous présente leur nouveau spectacle, Barbecue, à Barrie lors de la dernière longue fin de semaine de l’été! Il y aura six représentations spectaculaires de Vague de Cirque sous le chapiteau jaune au bord de l’eau! Remarque – il s’agit d’un spectacle familial de style cabaret-cirque qui convient à tous les âges.

Show Times: Various Show Times, see website.
Admission:
Adult: $30.00
Senior/Student (13 to 17 years old and 65+): $20.00
Children (Up to 12 years old): $15.00
Family of 4: $80.00

Babes in arms (12 months and younger) are complimentary (no seat provided).
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Adulte : 30 $
Aîné/Étudiant (13 à 17 ans et 65+) : 20 $
Enfant (12 ans et moins) : 15 $
Famille de 4 : 80 $
Les enfants de 12 mois et moins sont gratuits (aucun siège).

 

Lawn Chair Luminata Outdoor Film Series – ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’

cwq_ccexuauhczmDates: 30 – 30 Aug, 2017

Location: Downtown Barrie

Address: Heritage Park

Website:https://barriefilmfestival.ca/programs/outdoor-films/

Description:

Outdoor film series by the Barrie Film Festival in beautiful downtown Barrie on select Wednesdays from June to September.

August 30 –  Heritage Park (RD Aug 31)
Rated PG – sci-fi violence, not recommended for young children, 133 min.

Former scientist Galen Erso lives on a farm with his wife and young daughter, Jyn. His peaceful existence comes crashing down when the evil Orson Krennic takes him away from his beloved family. Many years later, Galen becomes the Empire’s lead engineer for the most powerful weapon in the galaxy, the Death Star. Knowing that her father holds the key to its destruction, Jyn joins forces with a spy and other resistance fighters to steal the space station’s plans for the Rebel Alliance.

Show Time: Dusk
Admission:
Free


All information found at Barrie.ca

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