Local Events

Moving Business Forward

A fun friday night for networking As part of Small Business Week, the Wasaga Beach Chamber of Commerce hosted MOVING BUSINESS FORWARD: A Networking & Learning Event on October 20th at the Wasaga Beach Recplex. The workshop was facilitated by Sandra...

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Monaco Grand Opening

Monaco VIP Opening Representatives from the developer, as well as local politicians and dignitaries including Collingwood’s mayor, attended the VIP opening of the Monaco sales office in Collingwood on October 4th. MONACO’s condominiums will embody the very...

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Dinner & Movie

Dinner and a movie Every Wednesday from September 20th to October 25th, the Town of Wasaga Beach hosted Dinner and a Movie at the RecPlex, bringing together great local food and new box office movies for the entire family to enjoy. The Nancy Island Lions...

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THE GROWLING BEAVER

Scenic roads, and perfect weather for cyclists “This year, The Growling Beaver raised over $340,000 to support people living with Parkinson’s to “Live Well Today”. Riders chose either the 40k, 100k or 200k routes to ride starting and finishing at Side...

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CRANBERRY GOLF RESORT 30TH ANNIVERSARY

Sticks and stones Cranberry Village and Living Water Resort and Spa hosted a golf and curling spiel with two rounds of golf and four draws of curling on September 29-October 1. The money raised goes towards a cause in Carapegua, Paraguay, as well as local...

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AMAZING RACE

An amazing race Tracey Kohut’s Amazing Race Collingwood saw a great number of challenging tasks completed by teams with proceeds going to Hospice Georgian...

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100 WOMEN WHO CARE

Women committed to community service A new group ‘100 Women South Georgian Triangle’ held their inaugural meeting on September 27th at the Royal Canadian Legion. The goal is to bring together 100 (or more) women in South Georgian Triangle who care about...

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WASAGA WAY BACK

A bit of beach history The Wasaga Beach Historical Advisory Committee held the Wasaga Way Back When event at Marlwood Golf and Country Club on September 30th. The event focused on Wasaga Beach’s past, and included many artifacts, photo displays,...

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UNITED CHURCH CHOIR

Singing to end world hunger The Wasaga Beach United Church hosted a Common Vision concert to raise funds for the Canadian Foodgrains Bank, one of seventy concerts across Canada. Canadian Foodgrains Bank is a partnership of 15 Canadian churches and...

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STAYNER FALL MARKET

A fall market in the “heart of Clearview” The Stayner Fall market took place on October 14th, at the Stayner Community Centre. There were over 40 exhibitors and local artisans displaying their goods and services, making a great way to start Christmas...

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SOLDIERS IN WASAGA

Soldiers in Wasaga Beach Representatives of the Royal Canadian Horse Artillery, 2nd Canadian Mechanized Brigade, were formally welcomed to Wasaga Beach on October 12th by Mayor Brian Smith and fellow members of town council during a flag-raising ceremony...

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SMALL HALLS FESTIVAL 2017

Small halls… big festival! Clearview Township played host to their 4th annual Small Halls Festival, September 28th through October 1st. With four days of great activities at nine halls, enjoyed by thousands of visitors, it once again showed why this...

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ROTARY GALA

A gala for bikers The Rotary Clubs of District 7010 in Ontario, have a wonderful sense of humour. After attending inspirational and motivational meetings in the daytime during their Fall Conference, members were encouraged to dress as their favourite biker...

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PRIME TIME CLUB FASHION SHOW

It was prime time for a fashion show On September 30th, the Prime Time Club, a social club for seniors in Wasaga Beach, hosted a lunch and fashion show to commemorate Canada’s 150th birthday. Members of the club modelled beautiful fashions from Joy...

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OUTREACH MARKETING GROUP GRAND OPENING

OMG open for business! The grand opening of the new Outreach Marketing Group (OMG) office was Tuesday October 17th. “We will be offering marketing consulting, workshops and helping regional businesses to develop successful growth strategies” stated owner...

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HOSPICE GALA

Gala for Campbell House Hospice Georgian Triangle, who operates Campbell House in Collingwood, hosted their annual Gala evening at the Westin Trillium Ballroom. The MC, Dan Needles, showered the audience with his country humour. Speakers from Campbell...

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DOMINO’S PIZZA

Where there’s no smoke… there’s free pizza? As in years past, Domino’s Pizza Collingwood partnered with the Collingwood Fire Department as part of Fire Prevention Week. On October 11-12, the firefighters, complete with firetrucks, took on the role of pizza...

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CREEMORE ART FESTIVAL

An artful weekend For the past 40 years The Purple Hills Arts and Heritage Society in Creemore has hosted festivals and events to bring art and people together. Again, this year in concert with The Small Halls Festival, PHAHS staged The Creemore Festival...

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BUSINESS AFTER 5: BEACH BABY BATH & BODY

Soapin’ it up on the shores of Wasaga Beach The Wasaga Beach Chamber of Commerce Business After 5 was hosted by Jessie Scott, owner of Beach Baby Bath and Body located at 3091 Mosley St. Beach Baby Bath & Body is a locally owned company which began...

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ALAIR HOMES GRAND OPENING

Alair Homes Open House Laurie and Kevin Blair, along with their great team at Alair Homes, were pleased to welcome the community to join them in celebrating the grand opening of their fabulous office and showroom at 64 Hume Street in Collingwood....

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HORSES AND HOUNDS

Hounds, horses, harvest and mistaken identity On October 7th, after Creemore’s annual Hounds and Horses parade by The Toronto and North York Hunt Club, a local man was arrested at the Creemore Farmer’s Market for impersonating the Mayor of Clearview. He...

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WALK A MILE IN HER SHOES

They walked and wobbled a mile Thirty participants wearing red high-heel shoes took to the streets of downtown Collingwood on October 14th in the sixth annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes. Led by the Collingwood Collegiate Marching Band, the predominantly male...

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