October Events for Barrie and Area 2017


21 Sep October Events for Barrie and Area 2017

Screen One Monthly Film Series

popcirnDates: 01 Jan – 31 Dec, 2017

Location: Barrie

Address: Uptown Theatre – 55 Dunlop Street

Website: http://barriefilmfestival.ca

Phone: 705-481-1004

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.

Carnegie Days

sep22_maclaren1Dates: 28 Sep – 01 Oct, 2017

Location: Barrie

Address: MacLaren Art Centre, 37 Mulcaster Street

Website: http://maclarenart.com

Phone: (705) 721-9696

An annual art festival that explores the role language plays in contemporary art with special exhibitions, performances, readings, talks, screenings, guided tours, and hands-on activities for families and youth.

Event Time: Various times for each event, please visit website.

Admission: Adults – $10; Seniors/Students: $8.00

Pumpkinferno at Haunted Harbour

Pumpkin-FernoDates: 28 Sep – 30 Oct, 2017

Location: Penetanguishene

Address: Discovery Harbour, 93 Jury Drive

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

Phone: (705) 549-8064

Experience the phenomenon of hauntingly magical and stirring outdoor exhibits of hand-carved pumpkins, all set against the night-time backdrop of Discovery Harbour. But BEWARE….new characters will be lurking about in the expanded TERROR ZONE!!This is an outdoor exhibit spanning our beautiful historic attraction. Please wear comfortable shoes and appropriate weather gear, we are open rain or shine. We will have a maze for the little ones to go through and a craft. There will be a refreshment stand along with a small retail area to get some goodies. The TERROR ZONE is expanded this year and is not recommended for children under the age of 12. It’s an absolutely amazing scare zone if you dare to enter.
Event Time: Evenings Thursday – Sunday Sept 28 to Oct 29 & Oct 30th
Admission: Admission is $8.00 per person with a non-perishable food item
Youth under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult
Children 5 and under are FREE
Service Animals ONLY

Culture Days

1Dates: 29 Sep – 01 Oct, 2017

Location: Barrie

Address: Various Locations Throughout City

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

Phone: (705) 739-4299

Barrie’s multi-venue festival is part of Canada-wide celebration that catalyzes and inspires public participation in arts and culture. Try your hand at conducting an orchestra, check out street performers, historic walking tours and performances on city buses and more.
Event Time: Various times, please see website.

The Bay Studio Tour 2017

studio-tourDates: 30 Sep – 01 Oct, 2017

Location: Penetanguishene & Tiny Township

Address: Various Locations

Website: http://www.thebaystudiotour.com/

Phone: 705-533-2731

Experience first hand, the one-of-a-kind creations of over 28 talented Artists in The Bay Studio Tour. Surrounded by the beautiful shores of Georgian Bay, come and explore a unique variety of art studio locations throughout Penetanguishene and Tiny Township.
Event Time: 10am – 4pm

Thanksgiving & Halloween Festivities

36ba4ce9d53fa2b029f858a78709f5bdDates: 01 Oct – 31 Oct, 2017

Location: Egbert

Address: Drysdale’s Tree Farm, 6635 Simcoe Road 56

Email: info@drysdales.ca

Website: http://www.drysdales.ca

Phone: 705-424-9719

The Halloween spirit begins to howl at Drysdale’s and the Evergreen Store. Open 7 days a week to help you in the search for a great pumpkin in the 4 acre pumpkin patch. The Evergreen Store will fulfill your needs from corn stocks, straw bales to devilish delights to decorate your home inside and out.

Weekend Festivities Include: Wagon rides to pick your own pumpkin, live entertainment, train rides, bonfire, face painting, hay maze, haunted house and more!

Fridays and Saturdays from 7-10 pm, dare to ride the ‘Psycho Path’, where all your nightmares come true.

*Please note: Night rides are themed for an older audience and are recommended for ages 14+*
Evening Activities include:

  • ‘Psycho Path’ Wagon Ride – come out for a scream of a good time! (14+)
  • Pick-Pocket Magician
  • Tarot Card Reader
  • Bonfire
  • Food Hut
  • Hay Play Place
  • Zipline (intended for children)
  • Witch’s Broom Ball (open court)

*Call for admission details*

Event Time: Halloween Weekend Festivities 10am – 4pm.
Admission: Call for admission

‘An Evening with Sean McCann’ at The Mady Centre

TheresAPlace_Cover1200Dates: 01 – 01 Oct, 2017

Location: Barrie

Address: The Mady Centre, 1 Dunlop Street West

Email: theatre@barrie.ca

Website: https://secure1.tixhub.com/barrie/online/b_otix.asp?cboPerformances=1701&cboEvent=711

Phone: 705-739-4228

Sean McCann won over audiences coast to coast and around the world as a founding member of award-winning band Great Big Sea. He is charting his own course and combines original songs and stories to inspire and change lives for the better. Sean’s great voice and engaging performance is perfectly suited for the intimacy of the Mady.
Event Time: 7:00pm
Admission: $44.00

‘Sexy Laundry’ at The Mady Centre

EventID_692_9_7_2017_3_13_27_PM.jpgDates: 04 – 07 Oct, 2017

Location: Barrie

Address: The Mady Centre, 1 Dunlop Street West

Website: https://secure1.tixhub.com/barrie/online/b_otix.asp?cboPerformances=1684&cboEvent=692

Phone: 705-739-4228

Meet Henry and Alice.  The kids have left the nest, life is good … there’s finally time for each other.  So when Alice books a luxury hotel room for an evening of “Us Time”, what could possibly go wrong? Probably nothing… unless you happen bring along a copy of “sex for dummies”, then, all bets are off, and emotions sure to run high. Rough, raw, sincere, and ultimately tender, this achingly funny “one-on-one” strikes a chord for anyone who has ever been in a relationship.
Show Time: Various times, see website
Admission: $35.00

Images Thanksgiving Studio Tour

imagesLogoDates: 06 – 09 Oct, 2017

Address: Studios Throughout Barrie & Simcoe County

Contact: Images Thanksgiving Studio Tour

Website: http://images-studio-tour.com/

This artist-run, juried event is one of Ontario’s finest and longest running studio tours. 30 outstanding artists and crafts people will exhibit their work over the 4 days at 15 different studios.Discover exceptional art and enjoy the beautiful fall colours of Simcoe County. You will meet painters, potters, sculptors, photographers, wood turners, jewellery and clothing makers – a wide selection with something for everyone. This self-guided Tour roams from Barrie through the scenic Horseshoe Valley and along the Lake Simcoe shores to Orillia. Come for the day, come for the weekend!Event Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm
Admission: Free

Thanksgiving Harvest Festival and Arts & Crafts Show & Sale

7b1fb7276c94c0a524f6a9fbd192cda4--thanksgiving-gifts-thanksgiving-blessingDates: 07 – 08 Oct, 2017

Location: Midland

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

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

Phone: (705) 526-7838

Sainte-Marie’s Thanksgiving Harvest Festival and Arts and Crafts Show and Sale is a fun family event, with lots of on-site activities and outstanding artisans and crafters.

The event is a regional favourite and typically includes both new and returning artisans. The wide variety of new products includes:

• Original acrylic artwork on slate and canvas
• Wildlife wood carvings
• Birch-bark greeting cards
• Glass and crystal ornaments
• Unique wreaths and centerpiece arrangements with natural materials
• Exquisite purses
• Porcupine-quill jewelry
Returning artists will showcase:
• Fan-carved birds
• Home-made wooden birdhouses
• Jewelry made from silver, brass, copper, bone, and shells
• Ceramic giftware
• Native drums and leather goods
• Wood burned gourds
• Quillwork and much more Read More.

Event Time: 10am – 5pm

Barrie Film Festival

BFF20-webhdrDates: 13 – 22 Oct, 2017

Location: Barrie

Address: Uptown Theatre, 55 Dunlop Street West

Email: info@barriefilmfestival.ca

Website: http://www.barriefilmfestival.ca

A ten-day film lover’s delight! Bringing people together to experience extraordinary films from Canada and around the world. Includes guest speakers, parties, short film competition and director’s brunch. BFF – your best friend for film!
Show Time: Various time for each film, see website for schedule.
Admission: Film Tickets: $10 (All Access Pass also available)

Barrie Brew & Bites Tour #55

logoDates: 20 – 20 Oct, 2017

Location: Barrie

Address: Starting Location: Redline Brewhouse, 431 Bayview Drive

Website: https://brew-tours.myshopify.com/products/barrie-brew-bites-tour-51-october-1st-2017?variant=41900759683


Spend an afternoon being guided around Barrie discovering the local craft industry and sample some tapas style dishes the breweries are offering. The afternoon stops include Barnstormers Brewing and Distillery, Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery, Redline Brewhouse, plus Heritage Estates Cidery. We also have a seasonal shop at Heritage Hills Hop Farm.
Tour Details:

  • Private transportation and tour leader
  • Meeting point at Redline Brewhouse at 11 am
  • Tastings, tapas and facility tour at Flying Monkeys
  • Tastings, tapas and facility tour at Barnstormer Brewing Company
  • Tastings, tapas and facility tour at Redline Brewhouse
  • Tastings and facility tour at Heritage Hills Cidery

Admission: $101.85 per person


pinocchio-970x545Dates: 21 – 21 Oct, 2017

Location: Barrie, Ontario, Canada

Address: Georgian Theatre, 1 Georgian Drive

Website: https://secure1.tixhub.com/barrie/online/b_otix.asp?cboPerformances=1702&cboEvent=712

Phone: (705) 739-4228

Once upon a time there was a little piece of wood…Born of a piece of wood spelled carved by the old artisan Gepetto, the ever-rebellious, carefree and imprudent puppet PINOCCHIO will learn life through a thousand and one trials that will force him to confront Mangefeu, the terrible director of the Puppet Theatre.Show Time:
2:00 PMAdmissions:
Single Tickets – $23All persons must have a valid ticket, including infants. Children 12 months of age or younger receive a complimentary ticket (no seat). Please arrange this through the Box Office.

Information found at tourismbarrie.ca

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