Friday, November 01, 2013

Ski & Snowboard Swaps Artist Tours, Christmas Bazaars and Santa Claus Parade

HALLOWEEN & CULINARY EVENTS, SKI AND SNOWBOARD SWAPS, CHRISTMAS BAZAARS and SANTA CLAUS PARADE   October 28-November 3

CULINARY EVENT

Sir Sam's Inn and WaterSpa -Eagle Lake
Red Red Wine Weekends
November 1-3, 8-10
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.




FAMILY FUN


Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre-Midland

November 2-3
Wet n' Scaly Show, Guided Nature Tours, Wonder Wye.

Stay at Resorts, Inns, Hotels Midland, ON
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MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie 
Family Sunday Workshops
November 3
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.

Stay at resorts, inns, hotels in 
Barrie, Ontario



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Plan ahead for the Christmas Season
Deehurst Resort
Celebrity Event Weekend – Twas the Month Before Christmas
Book ahead for this Celebrity Weekend

November 15 – 17, 2013
The holidays are coming a ho-ho-whole month early this year to Deerhurst Resort in Muskoka. Join host, Karl Lohnes (Style at Home, CTV’s Canada AM), Michael Smith (Chef Michael's Kitchen, Food Network Canada), Anna & Michael Olson (Sugar and Fresh, Food Network) and other experts for a full weekend of tips, trends, interactive fun and fabulous food while learning how to prepare the holiday season you’ve always dreamed of.
2 Night package from $569* per person, based on double occupancy.

Harvest Fall Flavours of Ontario`s Lake Country
Unitl November 10
Experience the bounty of the harvest through delicious 3 course set meals created by participating Flavours of Ontario`s Lake Country Chefs Dinners for $20 or $30 per person, plus alcohol, taxes & gratuities!
Stay at Resorts, Inns, Hotels in Orillia
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SKI and SNOWBOARD SWAPS and OPEN HOUSES


Horseshoe Resort 

Annual Ski Swap
November 1-3, 2013
Ski & Snowboard Equipment Sales Discounted Ski & Snow Sort Membership Sales, Ski School & Kid's Korral Program Sales.  

Make a weekend of your ski swap time and stay
overnight in Barrie Ontario.  


Snow Valley FALL EQUIPMENT SWAP & OPEN HOUSE 

Saturday, November 2,  2013

A fun family day with free lift rides, a hay ride, and mini tube slide.
• HUGE Equipment Swap & Sale: 9AM - 4PM

Make a weekend of your ski swap time and stay overnight in Barrie Ontario



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CHRISTMAS BAZAARS, ARTS & CRAFT SHOWS and STUDIO TOURS

Winter Gift Show & Sale
Blue Mountain Foundation for the Arts
Collingwood
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

Stay at resorts, inns, hotels 
Collingwood, ON


Juried Arts & Crafts Show
Christmas Craft Show Barrie
Barrie Molson Centre
November 1-3, 2013.  Show hours are Friday - 12 noon to 8 pmSaturday - 9 am to 5 pm and Sunday - 10 am to 4 pm
The most beautiful one of a kind hand crafted gift from the Barrie Molson Centre Christmas Craft Show. Over 140 of Ontario's most talented artisans & crafters come together at the 
Barrie Molson Centre for the Annual Christmas Craft Show & Sale. Choose from pottery, stained glass, teddy bears, Xmas crafts, body care products, jewellery, clothing,woodcrafts, ceramics, and more, making Christmas shopping easy.
Admission:$7.00 Adults / $5.00 Seniors (65+) / Children 12 and under with an adult
 
"FREE`
Stay at resorts, inns, hotels 
Barrie, OntarioBarrie hotels on-line



Ininisfil Studio Tour
November 2-3, 2013
The Artists on the InnIsfil Studio Tour cordially invite you into their homes and studios to view their most recent creations.  .
Stay at Resorts, Inns, Hotels in 
Barrie

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SANTA CLAUS PARADES

Timmins Santa Claus Parade 2013
November 2  6pm
THE TWELVE DAYS of CHRISTMAS
Featured Resort in Timmins:  Cedar Meadows Resort & Spa

More information on Santa Claus Parades
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FILM FESTIVAL

Haliburton International Film Festival
Northern Lights Pavilion
November 1-3. 2013
It’s a weekend long celebration in the Highlands consisting of 6-8 great feature films. Movies are yet to be determined but traditionally we screen the winner of the best foreign language film Oscar at our second sitting on Friday evening – a highlight for many people. Special guests and a Gala evening on Saturday night round out the event.

Stay at Resorts, Inns, Hotels Haliburton,  Minden
More information on the
Haliburton Highlands
Destination



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MUSIC FESTIVAL
Orillia Jazz Festival
Orillia Opera House
October 18-29
A weekend of fabulous live jazz at Orillia restaurants, pubs & other great venues! Free shuttle service Friday & Saturday from 6:00 pm to Midnight! 329-2535 (Reservations recommended for evening dining).

Stay at Resorts, Inns & Hotels in Orillia area
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HOCKEY SEASON EVENTS



North Bay Battalion OHL Home Games Package
OHL Hockey is back in North Bay!  Enjoy the NHLers of tomorrow now as they come to North Bay to play the North Bay Battalion.  Now you can come to North Bay, take in a face paced exciting game, and stay in North Bay’s only full service, Resort, Hotel, and Conference Centre.

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.
November Game dates are
Nov 5, 7, 10, 17, 28, 2013
Starting at $159.99*  *Plus HST. Based on Double Occupancy in a Standard Room with 2 Queen Sized Beds. Upgrades are available.
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Featured Resort Destinations and Events

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 

Stay at Resorts, Inns, Hotels Minden, ON Haliburton, On
More information on Algonquin Highlands Trails  


 
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BLUE MOUNTAIN / COLLINGWOOD
 



Blue Mountain Village

Halloween in the Village (October 31)


Blue Mountain Village Halloween parties have a little something for everyone!  Great atmosphere, location, food, prizes and more! 

Twist Martini & Wine Lounge  7th Annual Halloween Spooktacular!  Best costume prize, dinner at 6pm, party at 10pm
   

Shri Fest Yoga Festival November 1-3rd
A celebration of yoga life with notable yoga teachers, musicians and artists united to create beauty! Whether you’re an avid yogi or just getting started this is your perfect festival.


 
Scenic Caves Nature Adventures 
Experience a kaleidoscope of fall colours while exploring the self-guided trail of caves/ caverns and spectacular views from the Suspension Bridge.  Soar on Canada’s longest half-mile Thunderbird Twin Zip line or treetop canopy walk and zipline on a guided Eco Adventure Tour
Explore:
  • Self-guided tour of caves & caverns an nature trails
  • Suspension Bridge
  • Guided Eco Adventure Tour
  • New! Thunderbird Twin Zip Line
    and more
Inquire about Stay and Play Packages

October 19-20, 26-27, Nov 2-3, 2013 (weather permitting)
SAVE $10-off the Thunderbird Twin Zip Package price.

October 1 – November 3, 2013 (weather permitting)
SAVE $30-off the Eco Adventure Tour price (applicable Mondays thru Friday). Experience a kaleidoscope of autumn colours while treetop canopy walking and zip cable gliding on a 3-hour guided tour.
Stay at Resorts, Inns, Hotels in Blue Mountain/Collingwood
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HALIBURTON HIGHLANDS DESTINATION


Sir Sam's Ski and  Bike-Haliburton 
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) .




Your Outdoors -Haliburton.  Haliburton Rock -Full Day. Nov. 2nd


  
Stay at Resorts, Inns, Hotels Haliburton,  Minden
More information on the
Haliburton Highlands
Destination

 

 

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HUNTSVILLE /  LAKE OF BAYS

Annual President's Ball

Prepare for an evening of Magic & Mystery at the Black & White Masquerade Ball! Tickets are only $100.00 per person + hst. Includes Cocktail Party, Gourmet Dinner, Award Winning 'Mega Magic' Show, Fabulous Silent Auction and Dancing.



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IROQUOIS

Doran Bay Model Ship Museum  
to end of October
Doran Bay Model Ship Museum provides marvel world-class collection of museum quality model ships, including a special exhibit of ships from the War of 1812

Featured Accommodation in Iroquois: 
Doran Bay Resort 



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LAND O' LAKES 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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Land O' Lakes Destination

 




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MIDLAND and PENETANGUISHENE and TOURISM MIDLAND DESTINATION
 


Sainte-Marie Among the Huron-Midland  Getaway and Explore a 17th century historic site. Sainte-Marie among the Hurons is open Monday to Friday October 14 to November 1.





Downtown Shops and Docks  
Beautiful downtown Midland has more than 100 shops, boutiques and services located in a beautiful waterfront setting.


Downtown Midland Girls Holiday Weekend
Eat, Shop, Play
November 1-3
Gather the besties and head to Midland for a weekend re-charge! 
Meet for a girls night out party at the boathouse, rediscover the great shops of downtown Midland, save big with great sales, have lunch at one of the participating restaurants and see the Big Wigs show at the Midland Cultural Centre.



Midland Cultural Centre
Big Wigs Show

November 2
Back by popular demand Canada's Best Female Impersonators return for two spectacular shows.







Tourism Midland
The Town of Midland is situated at the gateway to Georgian Bay's picturesque 30,000 Islands and hosts many events throughout the year. 





Stay at Resorts, Inns Hotels in
Midland
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ONTARIO'S HIGHLANDS DESTINATION  


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.

Festive Pumpkin Parade
Petawawa Heritage Village
November 1-2, 2013
Bring your Jack-O-Lanterns down to the Petawawa Heritage Village  and place them along the pathways. On the night of the 2nd all the Jack-O-Lanterns will be lit up to make a beautiful night time walk around the grounds. The Village buildings will also be open to wander in and see. Great fun for the entire family.

Heart of Hastings Studio Tour
The Village Junction, Stirling (Comfort Country)
November 1-3

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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ORO STATION


Hardwood Ski and Bike
Disc Golf until November 3rd
Perfect for families and non-bikers to experience the best trail facility in Central Ontario. Course Fees for 18 Holes: $7.00 + HST per person  Or buy a facility pass for $12.99 + HST and play disc golf all day or ride your mountain bike or use our other amenities like beach volleyball, horseshoes or badminton.

Open for mountain biking riding at reduced prices until the snow flies.

2014 Super Early Bird MTB Passes On Sale Now
Super Early Bird MTB Seasons Passes now on sale.  Ride the rest of this season and all of next for a great deal.   On sale until October 31st only.    This is the lowest price of the year and one of the best bargains around.   Adult $109 + HST    Youth $99 + HST   Child $85 + HST.
 
2013-2014 Winter Season Passes at Early Bird prices until October 31st
You will receive more value as a season pass holder at Hardwood because you will be able to ski more days on better grooming than anywhere else in the area.  Night skiing until 8 pm Monday to Friday adds even more value.
Getaways include passes at Hardwood Ski & Bike and accommodation:




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OTTAWA and OTTAWA VALLEY DESTINATION

Ottawa International Writer's Festival
Knox Church
October 24-29
Celebrate the world’s best writing from home and abroad with a diverse program that presents interactions with leaders in the worlds of science, history, poetry, politics, spoken word, economics, drama, fiction, biography, music and more
Annual Vintage Quilt Show
Arnprior and District Museum
November 2-17
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.

Hugli’s Blueberry Ranch’s Fall Family Fun Festival
Hugli's Blueberry Ranch, Pembroke
September 14-October 31
It is fall family fun season at Hugli's Blueberry Ranch.  Navigate the 6 acre corn maze with colour find game, watch the pirate pumpkin show & pig races, try to solve the new hop dot puzzle maze, take a wagon ride to the pumpkin patch, play in the hay maze and jump, race around the pedal cart track, slide down the 125ft tunnel hill slide and more.   

Stay at Resorts in the Ottawa and Ottawa Valley area.

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RESORTS OF NORTH MUSKOKA<

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.
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