25 Apr Barrie Events for May 2017
Screen One Monthly Film Series
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.Show Time: Visit www.barriefilmfestival.ca for screening times.
Admission: Adults – $10; Seniors/Students: $8.00
Lawn Chair Luminata
Address: Waterfront – Heritage Park and Centennial Beach
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.
Click here for schedule.
‘A Step in Time’ Kempenfelt Community Players 40th Anniversary Show
Address: Georgian Theatre, 1 Georgian Drive
Phone: (705) 739-4228
Celebrating the 40-year history of Kempenfelt Community Players. “A Step in Time”, is a musical revue featuring great themes, comedy, solos and ensemble numbers from a wide variety of musicals that are part of KCP’s history.
Show Times: May 4 – 6: 8pm; May 6 – 7: 2pm
Admission: Call 1-800-838-3006 for tickets
Cabela’s Ladies’ Night Out
Address: 50 Concert Way
Contact: kimberly osborne
Whether it’s hunting, fishing, hiking, camping or other outdoor adventures, Cabela’s encourages women and entire families to embrace their passion for the outdoors. Cabela’s Ladies’ Night Out provides women and their families an opportunity to enhance their knowledge of outdoor activities while meeting and sharing experiences with other outdoor enthusiasts. Cabela’s staff and local partners will offer educational workshops and insight on outdoor products and activities free of charge. Additionally, all who participate in the event will qualify for a discount on in-store purchases.
Theatre By The Bay Presents ‘The Stars Come Out’
Address: Georgian Theatre, 1 Georgian Drive
This is the entertainment event of the year that nobody wants to miss. Stars Come Out is a show packed with song, music and dance performed by the biggest stars from the most popular shows in Toronto.
Previous years have included performances by Colm Wilkinson, Ramin Karimloo, the Canadian Tenors, the casts of The Jersey Boys, Hairspray, Les Miserables, Chicago and “STOMP”
Show Time: 7:30pm
Admission: VIP – $127.13; Orchestra – $62.16; Pods – $27.16
2nd Annual Barrie Attractions Open House
Location: Barrie, Ontario, Canada
Address: Southshore Centre, 205 Lakeshore Drive
Join us on Saturday May 13th to experience all the outdoor and indoor recreation and leisure activities found in the region for you and your family to enjoy.Come meet the Attraction Operators face to face and book your summer fun. Many prizes to be won.Event Time: 10am – 3pm
Huronia Symphony Orchestra Presents “50th Anniversary Celebration”
Address: Collier Street United Church
The HSO celebrates with Tchaikovsky’s glorious Symphony No. 4 and Canadian composer Alexina Louie’s festive overture The Ringing Earth. The HSO’s esteemed concertmaster, David McFadden, performs Felix Mendelssohn’s famous Violin Concerto in E Minor.Event Time: 3:30pm
Admission: $25 Adults; $10 Students; $5 Children
Barrie Waterfront Festival
Location: Downtown Barrie
Address: Heritage Park
On May 26, 27 & 28th the 13th Annual spring line-up will present live bands from a variety of genres. For your added enjoyment, free outdoor entertainment will be brought to the table: street buskers, a midway with rides, face painting, street vendors, fresh food, treats, contests and food trucks.Don’t miss this weekend with your family; eat, drink and have fun while sharing in Barrie’s terrific community spirit.Event Time: Friday: 5pm – 10pm; Saturday: Noon – 10pm; Sunday: Noon – 6pm
James Harrison – Canada’s Pickpocket Magician
Address: Mady Centre for the Performing Arts, 1 Dunlop Street West
Contact: City of Barrie Theatres
2:00 PM – Family Edition 7:30 PM – 13+ As a pick-pocket magician, James borrows pens, watches, wallets, ties, and even belts from willing (and unwilling) audience members. Before you can yell “thief”, James has returned the valuables to their rightful owners, occasionally making them reappear in very unexpected places.
Barrie Fun Run
Address: Southshore Centre Barrie, 205 Lakeshore Drive
Contact: Chris Holmes
The Rotary Club of Barrie Annual Fun Run is an important community event with over 1,200 participants. This year the run is scheduled for Wednesday May 31, 2017. The funds raised by the event will be used to support local causes such as the RVH Advanced Heart Care Initiative and Cancer Centre as well as the Georgian College Health and Wellness Centre. Your support will help make this a memorable event and allow the Rotary Club of Barrie to continue to make a positive contribution to improving the local community.
Information found at http://www.tourismbarrie.com/festivals-events/may
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