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May 2024

From War to Wonders

May 18 @ 8:00 am - September 28 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Leacock Museum, 50 Museum Dr
Orillia, Ontario L3V 6K5 Canada
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Ever wonder where fantastic novel ideas come from? Often, ideas inside fantasy novels are not so far-fetched after all. While some read to immerse themselves into new worlds, others write about them -- though sometimes it is difficult to avoid real life from impacting the stories. Escape into the Leacock Museum's upcoming exhibit, From War to Wonders: Mapping Escapism in a Time of Turmoil, to learn how some of the most popular fantasy novels were impacted by the First and Second World…

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The Leacock Museum’s House & Grounds History Tours

May 29 @ 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 31, 2024

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 31, 2024

Leacock Museum, 50 Museum Dr
Orillia, Ontario L3V 6K5 Canada
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Enjoy a tour of the Leacock house and grounds led by one of our experienced tour-guides. Guests will learn about Leacock, his family and Old Brewery Bay. With the purchase of your History Tour ticket, get special access to Leacock's Boathouse to see the exhibit "Boating Old Brewery Bay." Offered May to August, 2024. 11:00a.m. or 2:00p.m. Tickets will be available for purchase here closer to opening.

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Gathering: Festival of First Nations Stories

May 31 @ 7:00 pm - June 3 @ 4:00 pm
Rama Community Hall, 5950 Rama Rd
Rama,
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Programs are being hosted by the Chippewas of Rama First Nation and St. Paul’s Centre and we are grateful to work collaboratively with the Gojijing Truth and Reconciliation Roundtable, Barrie Area Native Advisory Circle, Mamaway Wiidokdaadwin and the Simcoe District School Board and Reconciliation Canada. Gathering is a free literary festival featuring First Nations stories and writers. More information about the event can be found here: https://www.artsorillia.ca/gathering-2024

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June 2024

Black River Wilderness Park Vendors Market

June 1 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until October 5, 2024

Black River Wilderness Park, 7476, Simcoe County Road 169
Washago, Ontario L0K 2B0 Canada
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Black River Wilderness Park Vendors Market

Visit the Black River Wilderness Park Vendors Market every Saturday morning in the summer from May 18 to October 5th. Vendors Market runs 9am to 1pm, bringing together Indigenous artisans/crafters from Rama First Nation and local vendor friends offering quality handcrafted products. Open to the public! Day passes available ($10 for adults, $5 for kids) visit the market and enjoy interpretive trails along the Black River. Saturday evenings enjoy the Summer Speaker Series at 7pm. Black River Wilderness Park is…

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Shop by the Lake: Leacock Pop-Up Farmers’ Market

June 9 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Leacock Museum, 50 Museum Dr
Orillia, Ontario L3V 6K5 Canada
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Orillia Farmers' Market Leacock Pop Up Market

Shop by the lake with the Orillia Farmers' Market! Join us at the beautiful Stephen Leacock Museum for an afternoon by Lake Couchiching. Bring your picnic mat and spend the afternoon with us! Over 30 food vendors, crafters, wellness vendors will be there to welcome you! Open from 11am to 4pm

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National Indigenous Peoples Day

June 21 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sainte Marie Among the Hurons, 16164 Highway 12 East
Midland, Ontario L4R 4K8 Canada
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Name of event: National Indigenous Peoples Day Dates: June 21, 2024 Times: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Sainte-Marie among the Hurons Address: 16164 Highway 12 East, Midland ON, L4R 4K8 Learn more: https://saintemarieamongthehurons.on.ca/events/national-indigenous-peoples-day/ Description: Join this dynamic, annual, education-focused celebration of the heritage, diverse cultures, and outstanding achievements of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples. Immerse yourself in engaging workshops, enlightening presentations, and hands-on activities showcasing a wide array of Indigenous skills, including drumming and dancing to craftmanship. Delve…

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Pride Yoga

June 22 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
The Holding Space, 27 Mississauga St E
Orillia,
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Pride Yoga at The Holding Space

The Holding Space, Orillia | Saturday, June 22 at 9:30am Join queer yoga teacher and community leader Sarah Melody for a fun and inclusive Vinyasa Flow class. Sarah is known for her love of music and unique flows which she incorporates in her classes. Beginners always welcome. Hosted at The Holding Space: $15 in advance, $20 cash at the door with proceeds going to Lake Country Pride

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Coldwater and Area Studio Tour (CAST) 2024

June 22 @ 10:00 am - June 23 @ 4:00 pm
Coldwater Mill Heritage Foundation, 1 Mill Street and 31 Coldwater Road
Coldwater, L0K 1E0 Canada
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The artists of the Coldwater and Area Studio Tour invite you to join us for an exciting weekend showcasing the work of 38 talented, dynamic artists and artisans, against the backdrop of our beautiful countryside. Visit the various locations where you can view artists at work, giving demonstrations and welcoming you into their studios to catch a glimpse of the artistic life. For more information and map go to: https://coldwaterstudiotour.com

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Orillia Pride March

June 22 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Downtown Orillia, 33 Mississaga Street West,
Orillia, Ontario L3V 3A5 Canada
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Lake Country Pride March

LCP and MAT have teamed up to bring you our second annual pride march! Saturday, June 22nd at 1pm. Meet at the Orillia Public Library Courtyard, march finishes at the Couchiching Beach Park Pavilion. Pride week is from June 15-23.

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Pride Trivia at Couchiching Craft Brewing Co.

June 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Couchiching Craft Brewing Co, 162 Mississaga St. E.
Orillia, Ontario L3V 1V9 Canada
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Couchiching Craft Brewing Co Pride Trivia

Couchiching Craft Brewing Co. | Tuesday, June 25 at 7pm Get ready to celebrate and show off your knowledge at our Pride-themed trivia night! Join us Wednesday, June 26 at 7:00 PM for an evening of fun and learning at the Brewery, where we’ll explore topics like Queer film, music, pop culture, icons, and more! Admission is FREE – gather your friends and come to the Brewery for a chance to win fabulous prizes!

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