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March 17th-19th


Things To Do in the Barrie and Surrounding Areas This Weekend

Friday Night Flick

Family movie night anyone? Come out this Friday 2:30 & 6:30pm to our Painswick Branch Public Library in Barrie and enjoy this week’s Friday Flick, The Croods 2: A New Age (1hr 35m).

Barrie Colts vs. Niagara IceDogs

Wanna check out a hockey game? Our Barrie Colts are taking on the Niagara IceDogs this Saturday at the Sadlon Arena starting at 7:30. Get your tickets here

Barrie's Farmers Market

Interested in some live music, fresh local produce, baked goods and free activities for the kids? Check out Barrie’s Farmers Market on Saturdays 8:00am to noon until April 29th.

Outdoor Fields, Courts & Rinks

Looking for an outdoor activity to do with your friends and family? Why not come out to one of the eight City operated arena ice pads or one of the seven outdoor ice rinks in and around the Barrie Area this weekend?

March Break Escape

Plan an unforgettable March Break getaway at Friday Harbour! Bring your family and embark on a fun day-trip with exciting activities, special performances, and endless entertainment. Ice Skating in the Piazza - Free , Harbour Skating Trail - Paid Access , Skate and Equipment Rentals , Chalet cabins offering sweet and savoury treats , Warming lounges serving hot chocolate and handcrafted cocktails
(Weather Permitting). 

Build A Buddy

Saturday March 18th from 3:00-4:00pm. Help your little ones stuff a cuddly friend to cozy up with this fall. Comes complete with a wishing heart, birth certificate and a Friday Harbour teddy t-shirt! (While supplies last)

March Break At Serenity Rising

Open 10am-3pm March 11th-19th. Admission is $10/person to a maximum of $50/household (large groups will be charged $10/person, not as a household rate). We will have the fire going, hot chocolate available, along with scavenger hunts and riddle races. S’mores packages will be available as well for purchase to cook around the fire. Animals out to visit with and meet up close. Horses will be available for small rides for an extra fee as well. More than welcome to bring your own snowshoes or skis and explore the property and our trails as long as there is snow of course!

Sweetwater Harvest Festival

Join the Friends of Wye Marsh and Sainte-Marie Among the Hurons for an awesome celebration of maple syrup this spring! The Sweetwater Harvest Festival is the Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre’s biggest fundraiser of the year – and ONE ticket gets you access to TWO fantastic sites. 

Start your Sweetwater Harvest experience at Sainte-Marie where you can:
• Swing by the Sweetwater Harvest Arts & Crafts Market
• Learn how the Huron-Wendat might have gathered sap and made syrup in the 1600s
• Take part in educational activities and demonstrations in their award-winning indoor museum.

Then visit the birthplace of Sweetwater, the Wye Marsh! Fall in love with our natural heritage and:
• Wander through the Sugar Bush
• Visit the Sugar Shack to see how sap is turned into liquid gold and enjoy yummy maple taffy cooled on ice
• Warm up by an open fire and roast some Bannock on a stick
• and much more!

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