Author: Dave West

10K HELICOPTER BALL DROP

A hole in one from the sky An enthusiastic crowd was on hand as over 950 golf balls were dropped from a helicopter hovering over the hole on the 18th fairway at the Georgian Bay Club on July 14th, during cocktail hour of the Club’s 15th Anniversary fundraising evening. First in the hole, Ball #836 was the lucky $10,000 winner (Paul Dollemont of Collingwood). Even the kids got in on the action with their clean-up efforts! Hosted by the Georgian Bay Club Foundation, a not-for profit organization committed to giving back to the community by supporting local charities who...

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JAZZ AT THE STATION

The Memphis Experience With the Collingwood Elvis Festival just a couple of days away, a little bit of Memphis was already rocking Collingwood as hundreds packed the Station Museum grounds for the Memphis Jones Trio at Collingwood Jazz and Blues. Always a crowd favourite, Memphis and the boys were on top of their game and delivered an awesome couple of hours of fantastic musical...

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GTHS KITTYPALOOZA

Kittypalooza was simply purrfect! This feline-focused, 3-day adoption event was held July 6-8, with the goal of helping Georgian Ttiangle Humane Society (GTHS) manage the high volume of cats and kittens that come through the shelter during the spring and summer months. 61 of their 63 adoptable kitties found homes to start their new lives with their new families! The GTHS is thrilled with the results from the 3rd annual Kittypalooza adoption event, proving the community is full of animal lovers and...

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PEAK TO SHORE MUSIC FESTIVAL

Musical entertainment at its peak! Five days, 10+ venues, 30+ free concerts! The Peak to Shore Music Festival was back for another tremendous year, featuring Canadian recording artist Busty and the Bass in the Village at Blue and Irish Mythen at the Shipyards Amphitheatre in Collingwood, plus dozens more of Canada’s finest talent on stages throughout Thornbury, Collingwood, and Blue Mountain...

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STAYNER ART FEST

Stayner celebrates the arts Every summer Stayner celebrates the local artists in the community and the surrounding area at the Stayner Art Fest, held at Station Park. The festival features arts and crafts, live music, and great food. Always a wonderful opportunity for visitors to see and purchase works of art and meet the artists who made them. This year’s event was highlighted by thoroughly entertaining performances by the Neema Children’s Choir from...

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