- Town Crier & Christmas Tree Lighting at 6:30pm
- Lights, Storefront Decorations, Roving Carolers
- Delicious Treats, Christmas Wares, Shopping
- Parade at 8:30pm featuring Georgian Bay Steam Show!
- Visit with Santa Claus from 6 to 8pm and mail your letter!
- Around the Corners Studio Tour, November 8-10 Sponsored by the Cookstown Chamber of Commerce.
CHRISTMAS BAZAARS, ARTS & CRAFT SHOWS and STUDIO TOURS
30th Annual Sugar Plum Fair Craft Show & Sale
Nottawasaga Inn Resort, Alliston
The highly anticipated 30th Annual Sugar Plum Fair is taking place on Saturday, November 9, 2013 (9am-5pm) and Sunday, November 10, 2013 (10am-4pm)!
Talented crafters and artisans will be displaying their creations during the two day show. The show features over 100 vendors from across Ontario selling a variety of items including chocolate, jam, fudge, sauces, quilts, candles, ceramics, stained glass, wreaths, folk art, woodwork, sock monkeys, body care products and more! Santa will also be stopping by for a visit.
Admission is $4.00 and children under 12 are free.
Annual Christmas Artisans' Tour|
Old Town Hall at Oro Fairgrounds, Oro Station Community Hall, St. Thomas Church Hall & the White House, Oro-Medonte
A showcase of works by area artisans & crafters! Various media art, delightful food gifts, beautiful hand-knit & sewn items, jewelry, woodworking, pottery & more!
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Winter Gift Show & Sale
Blue Mountain Foundation for the Arts
October 30, 2013 - January 5, 2014
Holiday Gifts Galore! Over 40 artists and artisans will be filling the Arts Center with a rich assortment of unique, one-of-a-kind creations...and, at very festive prices! Paintings • Photographs • Pottery • Hand-made clothing • Jewellery • Sculpture and Carvings • Furniture • Glass works ...and more
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Around the Corners Studio Tour
November 8-9, 2013
Around the Corners Art Tour showcases Cookstown and area visual artists in a variety of interesting locations, all within a short drive or walking distance in this historic village. This year, artists are invited to create a work inspired by the Trans Canada Trail.
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More information on Christmas Bazaars and Craft Shows
More information on Fall Studio Arts Tours
Wet n' Scaly Show, Guided Nature Tours, Wonder Wye.
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Families can enjoy an afternoon exploring art while they create wonderful works to enjoy at home. Regional artists lead the workshops, and activities suit all ages and levels of experience.
Free Public Tour: November 13, 6:00 pm
Sir Sam's Inn and WaterSpa -Eagle Lake
There's still time! These weekends are fall favourites for fine food, fine wine and relaxed fun. Offering the finest cuisine, add in some wild game, a red wine tasting, a little skeet shooting and of course plenty of time to enjoy the WaterSpa.
All-inclusive packages start at $315 per couple, per night.
Book ahead for this Celebrity Weekend
November 15 – 17, 2013
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GIRLFRIENDS' GETAWAY EVENT
Huntsville's annual Girlfriends' Getaway Weekend is now in its seventh year. Ladies leave their partners, kids, and chores at home and come to Huntsville to relax, rejuvenate, and let loose! This years event featuring Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo!
Deerhurst Resort Huntsville Girlfriends' Getaway 2013
Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo In Concert
November 8-10, 2013
2-Night Girlfriends' Getaway Package. From $299* per person, based on double occupancy and two-night stay.
The North Bay Battalion OHL Hockey Package includes your accommodations, a full hot chef-cooked plated breakfast and a Rink Side seat (seats are Section 1R and numbered 5, 6, 7, and 8). Limited to only 4 tickets available per game, call now and book before they are all gone.
Nov 5, 7, 10, 17, 28, 2013
ALGONQUIN HIGHLANDS TRAILS
Algonquin Highlands Trails
Where Adventure Awaits! ~ Haliburton Highlands Water Trails – Frost Centre and Poker Lakes
~ Back Country Camping, Canoeing and Kayaking
~ 38kms of Hiking Trails, Hundreds of kms of ATV trails
~ Canoe rentals
~ Excellent fishing for Trout, Bass and Whitefish
~ Dorset Scenic Lookout Tower – Best view of Fall colors in the highlands!
~ Ontario’s only full size historic Log chute
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You can ride the Mountain Biking XC trails using the Honour System. Sign a waiver and deposit $10.00 in red box on brown building beside the Time Tunnel.
Significant Improvements Coming for the 2013-2014 Winter Season
Opening day for WInter 2013-14: Saturday, December 7, 2013 (weather permitting) .
Haliburton County Folk Society Presents the 24th Street Wailers Concert / Dance
Haliburton Legion hall
Here’s a chance for you and your friends to beat back those November Blues. Come out and enjoy a fantastic evening of entertainment and dancing to the original sounds of this fast rising Canadian 4 piece blues and jazz band./ Benton Brown will open this concert.
Stay at Resorts, Inns, Hotels Haliburton, Minden
More information on the Haliburton Highlands Destination
5,000 Lakes 5,000 Adventures. You can enjoy fishing, camping, canoeing, kayaking, boating, hiking, cycling, snowmobiling, skiing, ATVing, motorcycling, or just plain relaxing in some of the most beautiful scenery.
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MIDLAND and PENETANGUISHENE and TOURISM MIDLAND DESTINATION
Plan ahead to attend the First Light Special Event
Evenings November 28, 29 & 30 5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Sainte-Marie’s “First Light” is a must-see event with a great line-up of family activities and performers, all amidst the spectacular glow of over 5,000 candles.Admission is $10.00 per person (Children 5 and under are free), with a non-perishable food item that will be donated to the local food bank.
Beautiful downtown Midland has more than 100 shops, boutiques and services located in a beautiful waterfront setting.
The Midland Cultural Centre (MCC) is a self-sustaining, inspiring and exciting year-round facility for arts and culture in Huronia. The MCC has an active calendar of programs and events for enthusiasts of art, culture, music and theatre. Drop in to see what's going on or visit our website for the latest programs. Cafe Roxy is open for coffee and refreshments, light meals and snacks, wine and beer.
Midland Cultural Centre
Destinations Travel Club Series
A Night of Cruising
Wednesday, November 6
'Destinations' is a monthly program at the Midland Cultural Centre that will inspire you in planning your next vacation escape! Discover culture from around the world or something unknown in your own back yard.
Tickets $19 Check in 6:30 pm
The Town of Midland is situated at the gateway to Georgian Bay's picturesque 30,000 Islands and hosts many events throughout the year.
Victorian Christmas Street Festival
North Simcoe Sports and Recreation Centre
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There are plenty of exciting things to do in North Muskoka, all within close proximity. Activities such as Golf, Horseback Riding, Jet Ski Rentals and SPA Facilities are just around the corner.
You’ll discover an abundance of outdoor adventure, combined with original offering of arts, culture and heritage experiences, all set against a picture perfect backdrop of unspoiled wilderness and the small town charm of friendly communities.
Heart of Hastings Studio Tour
The Village Junction, Stirling (Comfort Country)
Talented artisans and local vendors open their homes and stores with homemade crafts, antiques, baked goods, Christmas decorations, art, local foods and more.
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Open for mountain biking riding at reduced prices until the snow flies.
|Hardwood O Cup Cyclo Cross - November 10|
On Sunday November 10th come out and enjoy the fastest growing cycling sport in North America - Cyclocross! Cross is like motocross without the motor. The riders will ride over a course that is a mix of grass, sand, hard-pack dirt, and double single track ski trails. There is 37 meters of climb each lap with one flat barrier and a run up where the riders will have to get off their bikes and run up hill.
OTTAWA and OTTAWA VALLEY DESTINATION
National Arts Centre
Story sessions are offered for a range of age levels and on a variety of subjects, including personal stories, folktales, and tales about friendship, magic, and many cultures.
The Ottawa Pet Expo is coming this fall for the proud pet owners of Ottawa-Gatineau... and their pets! Bring your dogs and cats and birds and rats. Animals can try on the newest designer outfits, taste the best nutritional meals, meet their new favourite groomers, and more! Buy innovative toys, meet breeders to answer your questions, and find your new best friends from animal rescue groups. With fun and games for every member of your family.
Arnprior and District Museum
The Arnprior and District Museum is pleased to announce the Sixth Annual Vintage Quilt Exhibit. This exhibit contains over 100 19th and 20th century quilts and coverlets from across Ontario and Quebec.
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Moulin Wakefield Inn -Wakefield
Nangor Resort -Westneath