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May 5th-7th


Things To Do in the Barrie and Surrounding Areas This Weekend

Friday Night Flick

Family movie night anyone? Come out this Friday at 6:30pm to our Painswick Branch Public Library in Barrie and enjoy this week’s Friday Flick; Uncharted. (1hr 56m).

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. Now outside for the season. Barrie wellness fair is also at the farmers market.

Cinco De Mayo At Friday Harbour

Margaritas, mariachis, and a whole lot of fun! Join us for Cinco de Mayo as we celebrate with traditional Mexican food and drink specials and an evening of entertainment. 4:00PM to 5:00PM - Live mariachi music and dancing. 5:30PM to 6:30PM – Complimentary Tequila Tasting. 6:00PM to 7:00PM - Group Salsa Performance & Salsa Lessons with 'Salsa Beats.

Outdoor Spring Market At Quayle's Brewery

Outdoor spring market featuring 50+ local vendors, enjoy farm fresh beer, delicious food, live music and more. Event Time: 11am - 5pm.

Treetop Trekking At Horseshoe Resort

 April 1st – November 12th. Treetop Trekking is all about fun! Surround yourself in nature while exploring the forest during one of our unforgettable adventure activities. They've got something for all ages and abilities.

Watercolour Painting At Wye Marsh

This is an introductory watercolour painting class. Participants can be inspired by the blossoms and new life all around us at Wye Marsh. Learn basic techniques, and a few tips and tricks, that spark your creativity. No matter your level of skill, you are welcome to share an afternoon of discovery with Lisa. Ideas and compositions will be relevant to artists of all skill levels. All materials are provided, but you are welcome to bring your own if you would like. You need only bring your enthusiasm! This workshop runs from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. and costs $55 per person. Pre-registration is required.

Family Festival At Wishing Well Sanctuary

Join us for the 2nd annual family festival at the wishing well sanctuary in Bradford On. 50+ vendors. Entrance is $5 ages 3 and under are free! Tractor rides. Meet the animals. Activities for everyone! 10-3pm.

Orillia Perch Festival

The Orillia Perch Festival is one of the largest registered fishing derbies in Canada. This event is geared to participants of all ages and ability levels and is an ideal family activity. Perch enjoy shallow water and can be found close to shore this time of year, so fishing can be done from shore or a boat. Starts: April 29th Ends: May 6th. Cost: $5 – $20

LEGO Robotics At Barrie's Downtown Public Library

Drop-in, build and develop your coding skills using our Lego Mindstorms kits. Recommended for ages 9+

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