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WASAGA SANTA CLAUS PARADE

A NIGHT OF WINTER WONDERThe town of Wasaga Beach enjoyed another wonderful Santa Claus Parade. Kids and their families lined the streets ready to enjoy the fun floats, crazy characters, candy and lights in the night on November 23rd. Everyone was excited...

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FUNDERLAND 2019

FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILYKids and families enjoyed the Town of Wasaga Beach’s annual Funderland event at the RecPlex in Wasaga Beach on November 24th. There were inflatables for kids to bounce in, games, activities, entertainment, dancers, aerial cloth...

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COLLINGWOOD SANTA CLAUS PARADE

THE SPIRIT OF CHRISTMASIt was a perfect evening on November 16th for the Collingwood Santa Claus Parade, and the spirit of the season was alive downtown. A huge crowd enjoyed the magical, light filled parade as one of the highlights of a day filled with...

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BLUE MTN CHRISTMAS SHOW

GIFTS FOR EVERYONE ON YOUR LISTThe 5th edition of ‘Christmas at Blue’ – The Blue Mountain Christmas Craft Show at The Village Conference Centre on November 16-17, was a vibrant marketplace with over 100 vendors. Visitors got a jump start to celebrating the...

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HOME HARDWARE LADIES NIGHT

LADIES NIGHT FEEDS THE HUNGRYOn November 6th, the folks at Beach Builders Home Hardware, in Wasaga Beach in association with Royal Lepage Trinity Realty, hosted their 10th annual Ladies Night. From singing karaoke, playing the prize wheel, axe throwing and...

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GEORGIAN BAY WEDDING SHOW

HAPPILY EVER AFTER BEGINS HEREThe Georgian Bay Wedding Society hosted the ultimate wedding planning event on November 3rd at the Alpine Ski Club. The Georgian Bay Wedding & Event Show was a lovely afternoon of wedding planning bliss for many brides to...

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CREEMORE REMEMBRANCE DAY

IN FLANDERS FIELDSAfter a parade of military personnel down Caroline Street West to the Creemore Cenotaph on Monday, November 11th at 9:45 am with flags raised and wreaths presented, a solemn Remembrance Day service was held at The Creemore Legion at 11...

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WASAGA REMEMBRANCE DAY

WE REMEMBER THEMOn Sunday, November 3 at the Wasaga Beach Cenotaph, groups of public residents, local politicians, and those men and women in uniform paid tribute to our fallen heroes. After a military parade, wreaths were presented by various groups. A...

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CORVETTE LOTTERY

CORVETTE RAISES CASHAfter selling 2314 tickets, The Rotary Club of Wasaga Beach hosted a draw for their 20th annual Corvette Lottery at the RecPlex in Wasaga Beach on November 2nd. The winner of the 2019 Corvette Stingray is Gianni Gigliotti, of Thornton....

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SEXY AFTER 60

STILL SEXY AFTER 60The Still Sexy After 60 Women’s Wellness Conference was held on November 1st at the Georgian Bay Hotel. Girlfriends, sisters and colleagues enjoyed a one-day powerhouse event to celebrate women. There were 10 sensational speakers and...

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HOHO HOLIDAY 5K

RUN SANTA RUN!Over a thousand Santas of all ages participated in the 3rd Annual HoHo Holiday 5K, “the most Festive run in town!” This 5-kilometer trail run combined the magic of the holidays with community engagement and fitness. All net proceeds go to Big...

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THORNBURY TASTE

THIS IS APPLE COUNTRYThornbury Taste kicked off to a fantastic start at the Loft Gallery with winners announced of the Apple Art Juried Art Show. Thornbury Taste offers a 10- day culinary and art experience at nine locations in and around Thornbury, all...

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ROCKIN’ FOR A CAUSE

ROCKIN’ FOR A CAUSEIt was a great night of dancing to the rockin’ music of Mossy Rocks and Highway 26 at the Collingwood Legion on November 1st. Complete with cash bar, a silent auction, 50/50 draw, pizza, wings and snacks, this fundraiser to raise money...

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MEAFORD REMEMBRANCE DAY

“FOR KING AND COUNTRY”, WE REMEMBERWith pride and honour amongst fellow veterans, the Meaford Legion Branch 32 organized their annual procession and led a heartfelt ceremony at the Cenotaph. A moment of silence was observed at 11am in recognition of the...

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ST. ANDREW’S DAY CONCERT

BEINN GORM HIGHLANDER’S ST. ANDREW’S DAY CONCERTFrom the Beinn Gorm Highlanders: “The Beinn Gorm Highlanders would love to thank everyone who came out and supported our, St. Andrew’s Day Fundraiser concert at New Life Church on November 2nd. It was great...

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GASLIGHT TOUR 2019

THE HERSTORY OF COLLINGWOODGaslight Community Theatre Productions celebrated its 10th Anniversary this year, October 24-27, with a sold out production (over 500 tickets sold on the first day of sales). ‘The Herstory of Collingwood’ featured four...

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COLLINGWOOD REMEMBRANCE DAY

LEST WE FORGETRemembrance Day is a time to reflect, remember and respect and Collingwood, as she always does, did just that as hundreds made time to attend the service at the cenotaph. Reflecting upon the horrors of war, remembering fallen loved ones and...

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DRAGON’S DEN

PITCHING THE DRAGONSOn October 30th, the 11th annual Meaford Dragons attracted a talented group of local entrepreneurs - all vying for $16,150 in cash and in-kind prizes. Armed with big dreams and business plans, each made their heartfelt pitch to a panel...

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INTERNATIONAL PEACE DAY

PEACE, BROTHERAn evening of live entertainment, dancing, and inspiration - celebrated International Peace Day at the Collingwood Legion on September 21st. The free event was organized by Pivot2Peace, the South Georgian Bay Chapter of World Beyond War....

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FIRE CHIEFS FOR A DAY

FIRE CHIEFS FOR A DAYAs part of Fire Prevention Week, two new Clearview Township Fire Chiefs were sworn in Thursday, October 10th, but just for the day. From Mayor Doug Measures; “I had the honour to welcome our Fire Chiefs for the Day to the Clearview...

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DINNER AND A MOVIE

DINNER AND MOVIEThe Town of Wasaga Beach presented Dinner and a Movie at the Recplex on September 20th. After a light dinner, people enjoyed fresh popcorn and while sitting down to watch Woody and his friends on their big screen adventure. On November 22nd...

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OKTOBERFEST BLUE MOUNTAIN

ROLL OUT THE BARRELFrom Bavaria with love… and speaking of love, the festival we celebrate as Oktoberfest traces its origins to 1810 and the wedding of a Crown Prince, who later became King Ludwig I, to a beautiful princess, Therese. The anniversary...

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MEAFORD SCARECROW INVASION

CLIMBING LAMP POSTS, LOUNGING ON BENCHES... IT’S A SCARECROW BOOK INVASION!On October 4th, the 23rd Annual Meaford Scarecrow Invasion and Family Festival held at the Rotary Harbour Pavilion marked the end of another wildly successful community event. This...

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