Connecting Lake Simcoe's Community

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Sun. 16 Jun, 2019

Mnjikaning: Mapping The Life of the Gaudaurs

Sat. 20 Apr, 2019 10:00 am - Sun. 1 Sep, 2019 4:00 pm

April 20 to Sept. 1 — Mnjikaning: Mapping The Life of the Gaudaurs. This exhibition will showcase the Gaudaur lineage through the family connection to the Atherley Narrows, civic contributions, and the family's sport legacy. After the war of 1812, Quebec voyageur, Antoine Godard (Gaudaur) met Chippewa Chief Big Shilling's daughter, Mary, to settle down on one of the town's first homesteads to raise a family. Their second son, Francis Gaudaur was born on April 13, 1819. The Gaudaur bloodline now represents the extended family of French Canadian, British, Indigenous members who helped to build this community. Ultimately, we will meet the family and their descendants who made Orillia and area their home 200 years ago.

Orillia Museum of Art and History, 30 Peter Street South

705-326-2159; orilliamuseum.org

DERON AHSÉN:NASE DOUGLAS: We are still here

Thu. 9 May, 2019 10:00 am - Sat. 3 Aug, 2019 4:00 pm

May 9 to Aug. 3 — DERON AHSÉN:NASE DOUGLAS: We are still here. An exhibition consisting of 35 portraits and characterizations of the Onkwehón:we of Turtle Island. In a humble attempt to depict their strength, beauty and spirit, the artist utilizes bold colours, thoughtful design and in some cases, a touch of humour to shout out to history – “We Are Still Here.” Informed by the artist’s Mohawk culture and interest with Indigenous issues, the artist brings to the general public a glance at contemporary Indigenous people which he hopes will dispel colonial stereotypes. In the artist’s own words he would like to “take the Indian out of the history books and to present them, not as assimilated ghosts of what they once were or thought to be, but rather indigenous people with a vibrant and living culture all their own."

Aurora Cultural Centre, 22 Church St.

905-713-1818; auroraculturalcentre.ca

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Focus on Simcoe Photography Festival

Sat. 1 Jun, 2019 10:00 am - Sun. 30 Jun, 2019 5:00 pm

Focus on Simcoe Photography Festival

  • Dates: 01 – 30 Jun, 2019
  • Location: Barrie
  • Address: Various locations
  • Website: https://focusonsimcoe.com
  • Phone: (416) 953-1913

Description:
The Focus on Simcoe Photography Festival is a not for profit organization dedicated to increasing tourism throughout Simcoe County. This annual Photography Festival in Simcoe is aimed at increasing tourism throughout the county, during the month of June, by matching businesses with photographers. This will create mini galleries throughout the county to be marketed by the festival.

For more visit www.focusonsimcoe.com 

Focus on Simcoe Photography Festival

Sat. 1 Jun, 2019 10:00 am - Sun. 30 Jun, 2019 6:00 pm

June 1 to 30 — Focus on Simcoe Photography Festival. This annual Photography Festival in Simcoe is aimed at increasing tourism throughout the county, during the month of June, by matching businesses with photographers. Mini galleries are located throughout the county.

focusonsimcoe.com

Beaver River Museum - open select days

Sat. 1 Jun, 2019 1:30 pm - Sun. 29 Sep, 2019 4:00 pm

May, June and September - weekends

July and August - Thursday to Monday

Beaver River Museum. Beaverton-Thorah Eldon Historical Society, which operates the Beaver River Museum and is open 1:30pm to 4pm for visitors to enjoy an Old Stone Jail, Log Cabin and Brick House all with displays and information about the local time period and history. 284 Simcoe Street, Beaverton.

705-426-9641; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

D-Day Exhibit: 75th Anniversary Commemoration

Thu. 6 Jun, 2019 10:00 am - Sat. 9 Nov, 2019 4:00 pm

June 6 to Nov. 9 — D-Day Exhibit: 75th Anniversary Commemoration. CLOSED SUNDAY AND MONDAY

Curated by Rod Bruton. 

June 6 marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the landing of Allied Forces in Normandy in 1944. One of the largest military assaults in modern history also signifies the beginning of the end of WWII. A wide range of artifacts including photographs, uniforms and music and videos of the period will be on display.

Free admission.

Regular Hours

Tuesday to Saturday
10 a.m. to Noon and 1 to 4 p.m. 

Elman W.Campbell Museum, 134 Main Street South, Newmarket 905-953-5314; newmarket.ca/museum

Streets Alive! Orillia

Sat. 15 Jun, 2019 9:00 am - Sun. 20 Oct, 2019 4:00 pm

June 15 to Oct. 20 — Streets Alive. Orillia’s living art program, Streets Alive., kicks off for another great season of dazzling art pieces. This year’s theme is pedal power, featuring decorated bikes of all kind.

From June 15, 9am, to Oct. 20, 4pm. Downtown Orillia. 705-325-3261

Mon. 17 Jun, 2019

Mnjikaning: Mapping The Life of the Gaudaurs

Sat. 20 Apr, 2019 10:00 am - Sun. 1 Sep, 2019 4:00 pm

April 20 to Sept. 1 — Mnjikaning: Mapping The Life of the Gaudaurs. This exhibition will showcase the Gaudaur lineage through the family connection to the Atherley Narrows, civic contributions, and the family's sport legacy. After the war of 1812, Quebec voyageur, Antoine Godard (Gaudaur) met Chippewa Chief Big Shilling's daughter, Mary, to settle down on one of the town's first homesteads to raise a family. Their second son, Francis Gaudaur was born on April 13, 1819. The Gaudaur bloodline now represents the extended family of French Canadian, British, Indigenous members who helped to build this community. Ultimately, we will meet the family and their descendants who made Orillia and area their home 200 years ago.

Orillia Museum of Art and History, 30 Peter Street South

705-326-2159; orilliamuseum.org

DERON AHSÉN:NASE DOUGLAS: We are still here

Thu. 9 May, 2019 10:00 am - Sat. 3 Aug, 2019 4:00 pm

May 9 to Aug. 3 — DERON AHSÉN:NASE DOUGLAS: We are still here. An exhibition consisting of 35 portraits and characterizations of the Onkwehón:we of Turtle Island. In a humble attempt to depict their strength, beauty and spirit, the artist utilizes bold colours, thoughtful design and in some cases, a touch of humour to shout out to history – “We Are Still Here.” Informed by the artist’s Mohawk culture and interest with Indigenous issues, the artist brings to the general public a glance at contemporary Indigenous people which he hopes will dispel colonial stereotypes. In the artist’s own words he would like to “take the Indian out of the history books and to present them, not as assimilated ghosts of what they once were or thought to be, but rather indigenous people with a vibrant and living culture all their own."

Aurora Cultural Centre, 22 Church St.

905-713-1818; auroraculturalcentre.ca

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Focus on Simcoe Photography Festival

Sat. 1 Jun, 2019 10:00 am - Sun. 30 Jun, 2019 5:00 pm

Focus on Simcoe Photography Festival

  • Dates: 01 – 30 Jun, 2019
  • Location: Barrie
  • Address: Various locations
  • Website: https://focusonsimcoe.com
  • Phone: (416) 953-1913

Description:
The Focus on Simcoe Photography Festival is a not for profit organization dedicated to increasing tourism throughout Simcoe County. This annual Photography Festival in Simcoe is aimed at increasing tourism throughout the county, during the month of June, by matching businesses with photographers. This will create mini galleries throughout the county to be marketed by the festival.

For more visit www.focusonsimcoe.com 

Focus on Simcoe Photography Festival

Sat. 1 Jun, 2019 10:00 am - Sun. 30 Jun, 2019 6:00 pm

June 1 to 30 — Focus on Simcoe Photography Festival. This annual Photography Festival in Simcoe is aimed at increasing tourism throughout the county, during the month of June, by matching businesses with photographers. Mini galleries are located throughout the county.

focusonsimcoe.com

Beaver River Museum - open select days

Sat. 1 Jun, 2019 1:30 pm - Sun. 29 Sep, 2019 4:00 pm

May, June and September - weekends

July and August - Thursday to Monday

Beaver River Museum. Beaverton-Thorah Eldon Historical Society, which operates the Beaver River Museum and is open 1:30pm to 4pm for visitors to enjoy an Old Stone Jail, Log Cabin and Brick House all with displays and information about the local time period and history. 284 Simcoe Street, Beaverton.

705-426-9641; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

D-Day Exhibit: 75th Anniversary Commemoration

Thu. 6 Jun, 2019 10:00 am - Sat. 9 Nov, 2019 4:00 pm

June 6 to Nov. 9 — D-Day Exhibit: 75th Anniversary Commemoration. CLOSED SUNDAY AND MONDAY

Curated by Rod Bruton. 

June 6 marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the landing of Allied Forces in Normandy in 1944. One of the largest military assaults in modern history also signifies the beginning of the end of WWII. A wide range of artifacts including photographs, uniforms and music and videos of the period will be on display.

Free admission.

Regular Hours

Tuesday to Saturday
10 a.m. to Noon and 1 to 4 p.m. 

Elman W.Campbell Museum, 134 Main Street South, Newmarket 905-953-5314; newmarket.ca/museum

Streets Alive! Orillia

Sat. 15 Jun, 2019 9:00 am - Sun. 20 Oct, 2019 4:00 pm

June 15 to Oct. 20 — Streets Alive. Orillia’s living art program, Streets Alive., kicks off for another great season of dazzling art pieces. This year’s theme is pedal power, featuring decorated bikes of all kind.

From June 15, 9am, to Oct. 20, 4pm. Downtown Orillia. 705-325-3261

Tue. 18 Jun, 2019

Mnjikaning: Mapping The Life of the Gaudaurs

Sat. 20 Apr, 2019 10:00 am - Sun. 1 Sep, 2019 4:00 pm

April 20 to Sept. 1 — Mnjikaning: Mapping The Life of the Gaudaurs. This exhibition will showcase the Gaudaur lineage through the family connection to the Atherley Narrows, civic contributions, and the family's sport legacy. After the war of 1812, Quebec voyageur, Antoine Godard (Gaudaur) met Chippewa Chief Big Shilling's daughter, Mary, to settle down on one of the town's first homesteads to raise a family. Their second son, Francis Gaudaur was born on April 13, 1819. The Gaudaur bloodline now represents the extended family of French Canadian, British, Indigenous members who helped to build this community. Ultimately, we will meet the family and their descendants who made Orillia and area their home 200 years ago.

Orillia Museum of Art and History, 30 Peter Street South

705-326-2159; orilliamuseum.org

DERON AHSÉN:NASE DOUGLAS: We are still here

Thu. 9 May, 2019 10:00 am - Sat. 3 Aug, 2019 4:00 pm

May 9 to Aug. 3 — DERON AHSÉN:NASE DOUGLAS: We are still here. An exhibition consisting of 35 portraits and characterizations of the Onkwehón:we of Turtle Island. In a humble attempt to depict their strength, beauty and spirit, the artist utilizes bold colours, thoughtful design and in some cases, a touch of humour to shout out to history – “We Are Still Here.” Informed by the artist’s Mohawk culture and interest with Indigenous issues, the artist brings to the general public a glance at contemporary Indigenous people which he hopes will dispel colonial stereotypes. In the artist’s own words he would like to “take the Indian out of the history books and to present them, not as assimilated ghosts of what they once were or thought to be, but rather indigenous people with a vibrant and living culture all their own."

Aurora Cultural Centre, 22 Church St.

905-713-1818; auroraculturalcentre.ca

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Focus on Simcoe Photography Festival

Sat. 1 Jun, 2019 10:00 am - Sun. 30 Jun, 2019 5:00 pm

Focus on Simcoe Photography Festival

  • Dates: 01 – 30 Jun, 2019
  • Location: Barrie
  • Address: Various locations
  • Website: https://focusonsimcoe.com
  • Phone: (416) 953-1913

Description:
The Focus on Simcoe Photography Festival is a not for profit organization dedicated to increasing tourism throughout Simcoe County. This annual Photography Festival in Simcoe is aimed at increasing tourism throughout the county, during the month of June, by matching businesses with photographers. This will create mini galleries throughout the county to be marketed by the festival.

For more visit www.focusonsimcoe.com 

Focus on Simcoe Photography Festival

Sat. 1 Jun, 2019 10:00 am - Sun. 30 Jun, 2019 6:00 pm

June 1 to 30 — Focus on Simcoe Photography Festival. This annual Photography Festival in Simcoe is aimed at increasing tourism throughout the county, during the month of June, by matching businesses with photographers. Mini galleries are located throughout the county.

focusonsimcoe.com

Beaver River Museum - open select days

Sat. 1 Jun, 2019 1:30 pm - Sun. 29 Sep, 2019 4:00 pm

May, June and September - weekends

July and August - Thursday to Monday

Beaver River Museum. Beaverton-Thorah Eldon Historical Society, which operates the Beaver River Museum and is open 1:30pm to 4pm for visitors to enjoy an Old Stone Jail, Log Cabin and Brick House all with displays and information about the local time period and history. 284 Simcoe Street, Beaverton.

705-426-9641; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

D-Day Exhibit: 75th Anniversary Commemoration

Thu. 6 Jun, 2019 10:00 am - Sat. 9 Nov, 2019 4:00 pm

June 6 to Nov. 9 — D-Day Exhibit: 75th Anniversary Commemoration. CLOSED SUNDAY AND MONDAY

Curated by Rod Bruton. 

June 6 marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the landing of Allied Forces in Normandy in 1944. One of the largest military assaults in modern history also signifies the beginning of the end of WWII. A wide range of artifacts including photographs, uniforms and music and videos of the period will be on display.

Free admission.

Regular Hours

Tuesday to Saturday
10 a.m. to Noon and 1 to 4 p.m. 

Elman W.Campbell Museum, 134 Main Street South, Newmarket 905-953-5314; newmarket.ca/museum

Streets Alive! Orillia

Sat. 15 Jun, 2019 9:00 am - Sun. 20 Oct, 2019 4:00 pm

June 15 to Oct. 20 — Streets Alive. Orillia’s living art program, Streets Alive., kicks off for another great season of dazzling art pieces. This year’s theme is pedal power, featuring decorated bikes of all kind.

From June 15, 9am, to Oct. 20, 4pm. Downtown Orillia. 705-325-3261

Garden Volunteers - Loretto Maryholme Spirituality Centre

Tue. 18 Jun, 2019 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Tuesday mornings May-September, 10am - noon

Garden Volunteers - Loretto Maryholme Spirituality Centre, Roches Point

Volunteers play an important role in our many projects. If you'd like to help, come any Tuesday and spend some time between 10:00am - noon.

Students needing community service hours are welcome.

Call ahead, if possible - or just come.  905-476-4013    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.    lorettomaryholme.ca

Wed. 19 Jun, 2019

Mnjikaning: Mapping The Life of the Gaudaurs

Sat. 20 Apr, 2019 10:00 am - Sun. 1 Sep, 2019 4:00 pm

April 20 to Sept. 1 — Mnjikaning: Mapping The Life of the Gaudaurs. This exhibition will showcase the Gaudaur lineage through the family connection to the Atherley Narrows, civic contributions, and the family's sport legacy. After the war of 1812, Quebec voyageur, Antoine Godard (Gaudaur) met Chippewa Chief Big Shilling's daughter, Mary, to settle down on one of the town's first homesteads to raise a family. Their second son, Francis Gaudaur was born on April 13, 1819. The Gaudaur bloodline now represents the extended family of French Canadian, British, Indigenous members who helped to build this community. Ultimately, we will meet the family and their descendants who made Orillia and area their home 200 years ago.

Orillia Museum of Art and History, 30 Peter Street South

705-326-2159; orilliamuseum.org

DERON AHSÉN:NASE DOUGLAS: We are still here

Thu. 9 May, 2019 10:00 am - Sat. 3 Aug, 2019 4:00 pm

May 9 to Aug. 3 — DERON AHSÉN:NASE DOUGLAS: We are still here. An exhibition consisting of 35 portraits and characterizations of the Onkwehón:we of Turtle Island. In a humble attempt to depict their strength, beauty and spirit, the artist utilizes bold colours, thoughtful design and in some cases, a touch of humour to shout out to history – “We Are Still Here.” Informed by the artist’s Mohawk culture and interest with Indigenous issues, the artist brings to the general public a glance at contemporary Indigenous people which he hopes will dispel colonial stereotypes. In the artist’s own words he would like to “take the Indian out of the history books and to present them, not as assimilated ghosts of what they once were or thought to be, but rather indigenous people with a vibrant and living culture all their own."

Aurora Cultural Centre, 22 Church St.

905-713-1818; auroraculturalcentre.ca

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Focus on Simcoe Photography Festival

Sat. 1 Jun, 2019 10:00 am - Sun. 30 Jun, 2019 5:00 pm

Focus on Simcoe Photography Festival

  • Dates: 01 – 30 Jun, 2019
  • Location: Barrie
  • Address: Various locations
  • Website: https://focusonsimcoe.com
  • Phone: (416) 953-1913

Description:
The Focus on Simcoe Photography Festival is a not for profit organization dedicated to increasing tourism throughout Simcoe County. This annual Photography Festival in Simcoe is aimed at increasing tourism throughout the county, during the month of June, by matching businesses with photographers. This will create mini galleries throughout the county to be marketed by the festival.

For more visit www.focusonsimcoe.com 

Focus on Simcoe Photography Festival

Sat. 1 Jun, 2019 10:00 am - Sun. 30 Jun, 2019 6:00 pm

June 1 to 30 — Focus on Simcoe Photography Festival. This annual Photography Festival in Simcoe is aimed at increasing tourism throughout the county, during the month of June, by matching businesses with photographers. Mini galleries are located throughout the county.

focusonsimcoe.com

Beaver River Museum - open select days

Sat. 1 Jun, 2019 1:30 pm - Sun. 29 Sep, 2019 4:00 pm

May, June and September - weekends

July and August - Thursday to Monday

Beaver River Museum. Beaverton-Thorah Eldon Historical Society, which operates the Beaver River Museum and is open 1:30pm to 4pm for visitors to enjoy an Old Stone Jail, Log Cabin and Brick House all with displays and information about the local time period and history. 284 Simcoe Street, Beaverton.

705-426-9641; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

D-Day Exhibit: 75th Anniversary Commemoration

Thu. 6 Jun, 2019 10:00 am - Sat. 9 Nov, 2019 4:00 pm

June 6 to Nov. 9 — D-Day Exhibit: 75th Anniversary Commemoration. CLOSED SUNDAY AND MONDAY

Curated by Rod Bruton. 

June 6 marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the landing of Allied Forces in Normandy in 1944. One of the largest military assaults in modern history also signifies the beginning of the end of WWII. A wide range of artifacts including photographs, uniforms and music and videos of the period will be on display.

Free admission.

Regular Hours

Tuesday to Saturday
10 a.m. to Noon and 1 to 4 p.m. 

Elman W.Campbell Museum, 134 Main Street South, Newmarket 905-953-5314; newmarket.ca/museum

Streets Alive! Orillia

Sat. 15 Jun, 2019 9:00 am - Sun. 20 Oct, 2019 4:00 pm

June 15 to Oct. 20 — Streets Alive. Orillia’s living art program, Streets Alive., kicks off for another great season of dazzling art pieces. This year’s theme is pedal power, featuring decorated bikes of all kind.

From June 15, 9am, to Oct. 20, 4pm. Downtown Orillia. 705-325-3261

Lawn Chair Luminata

Wed. 19 Jun, 2019 6:00 pm

Lawn Chair Luminata - (Wednesday Evenings)

Description: 
A free summer series offering a diverse range of entertainment in Downtown Barrie every Wednesday evening, weather permitting. The Barrie Thunder Classics showcase their classic and custom cars and trucks, and the Barrie Film Festival presents free outdoor screenings on select evenings. Don't forget to bring your lawn chair.

Admission: Free
Click here for schedule.

Lawn Chair Luminata

Wed. 19 Jun, 2019 6:00 pm

June 1 to Aug. 31 — Lawn Chair Luminata - (Wednesday Evenings)

Now in its twelfth year, this downtown BIA summer series continues to bring a diverse range of arts and entertainment to Barrie’s beautiful waterfront and downtown. This is an artistic collaboration of theatre, music, art, film and more. Presented at Meridian Place, Heritage Park or at downtown locations, this series is scheduled on select evenings throughout the summer months from July to August.

Returning this year – Barrie Thunder Classics Car Club on display every Wednesday in Heritage Park all summer long; also the Barrie Film Festival’s Outdoor Film Series is back with more free movies than ever – every Wednesday, July through August at the New Meridian Place! The Downtown Street Performers Program is back too and will be bringing live performances at various Lawn Chair Luminata evenings.

Come and experience Lawn Chair Luminata and of course bring your lawn chair!

lawnchairluminata.com

Thu. 20 Jun, 2019

Mnjikaning: Mapping The Life of the Gaudaurs

Sat. 20 Apr, 2019 10:00 am - Sun. 1 Sep, 2019 4:00 pm

April 20 to Sept. 1 — Mnjikaning: Mapping The Life of the Gaudaurs. This exhibition will showcase the Gaudaur lineage through the family connection to the Atherley Narrows, civic contributions, and the family's sport legacy. After the war of 1812, Quebec voyageur, Antoine Godard (Gaudaur) met Chippewa Chief Big Shilling's daughter, Mary, to settle down on one of the town's first homesteads to raise a family. Their second son, Francis Gaudaur was born on April 13, 1819. The Gaudaur bloodline now represents the extended family of French Canadian, British, Indigenous members who helped to build this community. Ultimately, we will meet the family and their descendants who made Orillia and area their home 200 years ago.

Orillia Museum of Art and History, 30 Peter Street South

705-326-2159; orilliamuseum.org

DERON AHSÉN:NASE DOUGLAS: We are still here

Thu. 9 May, 2019 10:00 am - Sat. 3 Aug, 2019 4:00 pm

May 9 to Aug. 3 — DERON AHSÉN:NASE DOUGLAS: We are still here. An exhibition consisting of 35 portraits and characterizations of the Onkwehón:we of Turtle Island. In a humble attempt to depict their strength, beauty and spirit, the artist utilizes bold colours, thoughtful design and in some cases, a touch of humour to shout out to history – “We Are Still Here.” Informed by the artist’s Mohawk culture and interest with Indigenous issues, the artist brings to the general public a glance at contemporary Indigenous people which he hopes will dispel colonial stereotypes. In the artist’s own words he would like to “take the Indian out of the history books and to present them, not as assimilated ghosts of what they once were or thought to be, but rather indigenous people with a vibrant and living culture all their own."

Aurora Cultural Centre, 22 Church St.

905-713-1818; auroraculturalcentre.ca

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Focus on Simcoe Photography Festival

Sat. 1 Jun, 2019 10:00 am - Sun. 30 Jun, 2019 5:00 pm

Focus on Simcoe Photography Festival

  • Dates: 01 – 30 Jun, 2019
  • Location: Barrie
  • Address: Various locations
  • Website: https://focusonsimcoe.com
  • Phone: (416) 953-1913

Description:
The Focus on Simcoe Photography Festival is a not for profit organization dedicated to increasing tourism throughout Simcoe County. This annual Photography Festival in Simcoe is aimed at increasing tourism throughout the county, during the month of June, by matching businesses with photographers. This will create mini galleries throughout the county to be marketed by the festival.

For more visit www.focusonsimcoe.com 

Focus on Simcoe Photography Festival

Sat. 1 Jun, 2019 10:00 am - Sun. 30 Jun, 2019 6:00 pm

June 1 to 30 — Focus on Simcoe Photography Festival. This annual Photography Festival in Simcoe is aimed at increasing tourism throughout the county, during the month of June, by matching businesses with photographers. Mini galleries are located throughout the county.

focusonsimcoe.com

Beaver River Museum - open select days

Sat. 1 Jun, 2019 1:30 pm - Sun. 29 Sep, 2019 4:00 pm

May, June and September - weekends

July and August - Thursday to Monday

Beaver River Museum. Beaverton-Thorah Eldon Historical Society, which operates the Beaver River Museum and is open 1:30pm to 4pm for visitors to enjoy an Old Stone Jail, Log Cabin and Brick House all with displays and information about the local time period and history. 284 Simcoe Street, Beaverton.

705-426-9641; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

D-Day Exhibit: 75th Anniversary Commemoration

Thu. 6 Jun, 2019 10:00 am - Sat. 9 Nov, 2019 4:00 pm

June 6 to Nov. 9 — D-Day Exhibit: 75th Anniversary Commemoration. CLOSED SUNDAY AND MONDAY

Curated by Rod Bruton. 

June 6 marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the landing of Allied Forces in Normandy in 1944. One of the largest military assaults in modern history also signifies the beginning of the end of WWII. A wide range of artifacts including photographs, uniforms and music and videos of the period will be on display.

Free admission.

Regular Hours

Tuesday to Saturday
10 a.m. to Noon and 1 to 4 p.m. 

Elman W.Campbell Museum, 134 Main Street South, Newmarket 905-953-5314; newmarket.ca/museum

Streets Alive! Orillia

Sat. 15 Jun, 2019 9:00 am - Sun. 20 Oct, 2019 4:00 pm

June 15 to Oct. 20 — Streets Alive. Orillia’s living art program, Streets Alive., kicks off for another great season of dazzling art pieces. This year’s theme is pedal power, featuring decorated bikes of all kind.

From June 15, 9am, to Oct. 20, 4pm. Downtown Orillia. 705-325-3261

Fri. 21 Jun, 2019

Mnjikaning: Mapping The Life of the Gaudaurs

Sat. 20 Apr, 2019 10:00 am - Sun. 1 Sep, 2019 4:00 pm

April 20 to Sept. 1 — Mnjikaning: Mapping The Life of the Gaudaurs. This exhibition will showcase the Gaudaur lineage through the family connection to the Atherley Narrows, civic contributions, and the family's sport legacy. After the war of 1812, Quebec voyageur, Antoine Godard (Gaudaur) met Chippewa Chief Big Shilling's daughter, Mary, to settle down on one of the town's first homesteads to raise a family. Their second son, Francis Gaudaur was born on April 13, 1819. The Gaudaur bloodline now represents the extended family of French Canadian, British, Indigenous members who helped to build this community. Ultimately, we will meet the family and their descendants who made Orillia and area their home 200 years ago.

Orillia Museum of Art and History, 30 Peter Street South

705-326-2159; orilliamuseum.org

DERON AHSÉN:NASE DOUGLAS: We are still here

Thu. 9 May, 2019 10:00 am - Sat. 3 Aug, 2019 4:00 pm

May 9 to Aug. 3 — DERON AHSÉN:NASE DOUGLAS: We are still here. An exhibition consisting of 35 portraits and characterizations of the Onkwehón:we of Turtle Island. In a humble attempt to depict their strength, beauty and spirit, the artist utilizes bold colours, thoughtful design and in some cases, a touch of humour to shout out to history – “We Are Still Here.” Informed by the artist’s Mohawk culture and interest with Indigenous issues, the artist brings to the general public a glance at contemporary Indigenous people which he hopes will dispel colonial stereotypes. In the artist’s own words he would like to “take the Indian out of the history books and to present them, not as assimilated ghosts of what they once were or thought to be, but rather indigenous people with a vibrant and living culture all their own."

Aurora Cultural Centre, 22 Church St.

905-713-1818; auroraculturalcentre.ca

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Focus on Simcoe Photography Festival

Sat. 1 Jun, 2019 10:00 am - Sun. 30 Jun, 2019 5:00 pm

Focus on Simcoe Photography Festival

  • Dates: 01 – 30 Jun, 2019
  • Location: Barrie
  • Address: Various locations
  • Website: https://focusonsimcoe.com
  • Phone: (416) 953-1913

Description:
The Focus on Simcoe Photography Festival is a not for profit organization dedicated to increasing tourism throughout Simcoe County. This annual Photography Festival in Simcoe is aimed at increasing tourism throughout the county, during the month of June, by matching businesses with photographers. This will create mini galleries throughout the county to be marketed by the festival.

For more visit www.focusonsimcoe.com 

Focus on Simcoe Photography Festival

Sat. 1 Jun, 2019 10:00 am - Sun. 30 Jun, 2019 6:00 pm

June 1 to 30 — Focus on Simcoe Photography Festival. This annual Photography Festival in Simcoe is aimed at increasing tourism throughout the county, during the month of June, by matching businesses with photographers. Mini galleries are located throughout the county.

focusonsimcoe.com

Beaver River Museum - open select days

Sat. 1 Jun, 2019 1:30 pm - Sun. 29 Sep, 2019 4:00 pm

May, June and September - weekends

July and August - Thursday to Monday

Beaver River Museum. Beaverton-Thorah Eldon Historical Society, which operates the Beaver River Museum and is open 1:30pm to 4pm for visitors to enjoy an Old Stone Jail, Log Cabin and Brick House all with displays and information about the local time period and history. 284 Simcoe Street, Beaverton.

705-426-9641; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

D-Day Exhibit: 75th Anniversary Commemoration

Thu. 6 Jun, 2019 10:00 am - Sat. 9 Nov, 2019 4:00 pm

June 6 to Nov. 9 — D-Day Exhibit: 75th Anniversary Commemoration. CLOSED SUNDAY AND MONDAY

Curated by Rod Bruton. 

June 6 marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the landing of Allied Forces in Normandy in 1944. One of the largest military assaults in modern history also signifies the beginning of the end of WWII. A wide range of artifacts including photographs, uniforms and music and videos of the period will be on display.

Free admission.

Regular Hours

Tuesday to Saturday
10 a.m. to Noon and 1 to 4 p.m. 

Elman W.Campbell Museum, 134 Main Street South, Newmarket 905-953-5314; newmarket.ca/museum

Streets Alive! Orillia

Sat. 15 Jun, 2019 9:00 am - Sun. 20 Oct, 2019 4:00 pm

June 15 to Oct. 20 — Streets Alive. Orillia’s living art program, Streets Alive., kicks off for another great season of dazzling art pieces. This year’s theme is pedal power, featuring decorated bikes of all kind.

From June 15, 9am, to Oct. 20, 4pm. Downtown Orillia. 705-325-3261

National Indigenous Peoples Day

Fri. 21 Jun, 2019 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Join us at the Elman W. Campbell Museum on June 21, 2019, between 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. to learn about the cultural diversity of First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples through our collection of artifacts, reproductions and food sampling. Suitable for all ages.  Free Admission. The Museum is located at 134 Main St., South, Newmarket.

Summer Solstice

Fri. 21 Jun, 2019 6:00 pm

June 21 — Summer Solstice. A celebration of the longest day of sunlight and welcome the season of fullness and growth.

Enjoy a potluck supper at 6pm followed by a ritual and the walking of the labyrinth at 7:30pm.

No registration needed.  Loretto Maryholme Spirituality Centre, Roches Point

905-476-4013; lorettomaryholme.ca; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   

Fridays at the Foster - Concert Series

Fri. 21 Jun, 2019 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Fridays at the Foster - Concert Series

Every Friday night May-Sept

7:30-8:30 P.M.

Admission - Donation at the door.

June 21 Erwin Schack - Guitar

Eriwin is a local finger-style guitarist performing music from Bruce Cockburn, Don Ross and others.

June 28  Richard Elliot - Guitar

A solo acoustic finger-style guitarist. Flamenco,folk blues music. Has won awards for his instrumental album

July 5 Justin Kerswill Multi Instrumentalist

Justin plays jazz, East Indian, African,rock and Celtic with Guitar, Percussion Loops. Justin is an exceptional entertainer and keeps the show moving

July 12 David Donar -Guitar

David’s finger-style playing is inspired by Folk and Blues artists and old time country. Fantastic musician that entertains.

July 19 Cachet Trio

Janet Anderson, Kevin Jaques, Kevin Thompson, Easy listening music, covers a broad cross section Irish and Seniors Music and favourites of 60’s and 70’s

July 26 Shaman Ayerhart  Vocals/Country

Beating heart of Country Music playing a mix of up Tempo classic and new original songs.

The Thomas Foster Memorial

9449 Conc. 7 (Durham 1)

4km north of Uxbridge

905-640-3966; fostermemorial.com

Sat. 22 Jun, 2019

Mnjikaning: Mapping The Life of the Gaudaurs

Sat. 20 Apr, 2019 10:00 am - Sun. 1 Sep, 2019 4:00 pm

April 20 to Sept. 1 — Mnjikaning: Mapping The Life of the Gaudaurs. This exhibition will showcase the Gaudaur lineage through the family connection to the Atherley Narrows, civic contributions, and the family's sport legacy. After the war of 1812, Quebec voyageur, Antoine Godard (Gaudaur) met Chippewa Chief Big Shilling's daughter, Mary, to settle down on one of the town's first homesteads to raise a family. Their second son, Francis Gaudaur was born on April 13, 1819. The Gaudaur bloodline now represents the extended family of French Canadian, British, Indigenous members who helped to build this community. Ultimately, we will meet the family and their descendants who made Orillia and area their home 200 years ago.

Orillia Museum of Art and History, 30 Peter Street South

705-326-2159; orilliamuseum.org

DERON AHSÉN:NASE DOUGLAS: We are still here

Thu. 9 May, 2019 10:00 am - Sat. 3 Aug, 2019 4:00 pm

May 9 to Aug. 3 — DERON AHSÉN:NASE DOUGLAS: We are still here. An exhibition consisting of 35 portraits and characterizations of the Onkwehón:we of Turtle Island. In a humble attempt to depict their strength, beauty and spirit, the artist utilizes bold colours, thoughtful design and in some cases, a touch of humour to shout out to history – “We Are Still Here.” Informed by the artist’s Mohawk culture and interest with Indigenous issues, the artist brings to the general public a glance at contemporary Indigenous people which he hopes will dispel colonial stereotypes. In the artist’s own words he would like to “take the Indian out of the history books and to present them, not as assimilated ghosts of what they once were or thought to be, but rather indigenous people with a vibrant and living culture all their own."

Aurora Cultural Centre, 22 Church St.

905-713-1818; auroraculturalcentre.ca

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Focus on Simcoe Photography Festival

Sat. 1 Jun, 2019 10:00 am - Sun. 30 Jun, 2019 5:00 pm

Focus on Simcoe Photography Festival

  • Dates: 01 – 30 Jun, 2019
  • Location: Barrie
  • Address: Various locations
  • Website: https://focusonsimcoe.com
  • Phone: (416) 953-1913

Description:
The Focus on Simcoe Photography Festival is a not for profit organization dedicated to increasing tourism throughout Simcoe County. This annual Photography Festival in Simcoe is aimed at increasing tourism throughout the county, during the month of June, by matching businesses with photographers. This will create mini galleries throughout the county to be marketed by the festival.

For more visit www.focusonsimcoe.com 

Focus on Simcoe Photography Festival

Sat. 1 Jun, 2019 10:00 am - Sun. 30 Jun, 2019 6:00 pm

June 1 to 30 — Focus on Simcoe Photography Festival. This annual Photography Festival in Simcoe is aimed at increasing tourism throughout the county, during the month of June, by matching businesses with photographers. Mini galleries are located throughout the county.

focusonsimcoe.com

Beaver River Museum - open select days

Sat. 1 Jun, 2019 1:30 pm - Sun. 29 Sep, 2019 4:00 pm

May, June and September - weekends

July and August - Thursday to Monday

Beaver River Museum. Beaverton-Thorah Eldon Historical Society, which operates the Beaver River Museum and is open 1:30pm to 4pm for visitors to enjoy an Old Stone Jail, Log Cabin and Brick House all with displays and information about the local time period and history. 284 Simcoe Street, Beaverton.

705-426-9641; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

D-Day Exhibit: 75th Anniversary Commemoration

Thu. 6 Jun, 2019 10:00 am - Sat. 9 Nov, 2019 4:00 pm

June 6 to Nov. 9 — D-Day Exhibit: 75th Anniversary Commemoration. CLOSED SUNDAY AND MONDAY

Curated by Rod Bruton. 

June 6 marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the landing of Allied Forces in Normandy in 1944. One of the largest military assaults in modern history also signifies the beginning of the end of WWII. A wide range of artifacts including photographs, uniforms and music and videos of the period will be on display.

Free admission.

Regular Hours

Tuesday to Saturday
10 a.m. to Noon and 1 to 4 p.m. 

Elman W.Campbell Museum, 134 Main Street South, Newmarket 905-953-5314; newmarket.ca/museum

Streets Alive! Orillia

Sat. 15 Jun, 2019 9:00 am - Sun. 20 Oct, 2019 4:00 pm

June 15 to Oct. 20 — Streets Alive. Orillia’s living art program, Streets Alive., kicks off for another great season of dazzling art pieces. This year’s theme is pedal power, featuring decorated bikes of all kind.

From June 15, 9am, to Oct. 20, 4pm. Downtown Orillia. 705-325-3261

York Simcoe Nature Club Walk

Sat. 22 Jun, 2019 9:00 am

The next nature walk for the club is scheduled for Saturday June 22 at Cawthra Mulock Nature Reserve.

We will leave from the parking area located off Bathurst Street at 9:00 a.m. 

The entrance to the Nature Reserve is about .5 km north off Green Lane on the west side of Bathurst Street and the parking area is at the end of the lane past the gate house.

The walk will be along the loop formed by the red and yellow trails and will involve some inclines.

The trail could be muddy in sections and be prepared for insects, the type that bite.

June is a great time of year to observe nature and the reserve has a wide variety of species.

We hope that you can join us.

If there are any questions please contact the club through our email.
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Coldwater and Area Studio Tour

Sat. 22 Jun, 2019 10:00 am - Sun. 23 Jun, 2019 5:00 pm

Coldwater and Area Studio Tour

Description: 

The Coldwater and Area Studio Tour showcases the work of over 30 local and guest artisans & artists at 16 locations. We offer a diverse selection of work such as painting, jewelry, glass and metal work, photography, pottery, fibre art, and woodworking in studios, workshops and historic buildings in the lovely agricultural surroundings of Coldwater and the adjoining shores of Georgian Bay.

Event Time: 10am - 5pm
For information and map go to: coldwaterstudiotour.com

Coldwater and Area Studio Tour

Sat. 22 Jun, 2019 10:00 am - Sun. 23 Jun, 2019 5:00 pm

June 22 and 23 — Coldwater and Area Studio Tour. Join us for an exciting weekend showcasing the work of 30+ talented, dynamic artists and artisans, against the backdrop of our beautiful countryside. Visit 15 stops where you can view artists at work, giving demonstrations and welcoming you into their studios to catch a glimpse of the artistic life. We are so lucky to have this vibrant cultural and creative community. You will discover many works of fine art, photography, woodcarving, wood turnings, pottery, weaving, quilts, handmade rugs, iron works, baskets, masks, sculpture, jewellery, wall hangings and intriguing treasures beyond description. Each piece has been created with love and passion.10am to 5pm. For more information and a map, go to:  coldwaterstudiotour.com

Polo For Heart

Sat. 22 Jun, 2019 11:00 am - 4:30 pm

June 22 — Polo For Heart is excited to be back for its 40th anniversary benefiting The Southlake Regional Health Centre Foundation and the The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada.

VIP PAVILION TABLE:

Includes parking and a reserved Pavilion seating with a view of the game from a fantastic location. Enjoy an amazing gourmet lunch, bar service and a bottle of champagne. Dress to impress and wear your best hat.

MALLET LOUNGE TABLE:

Includes a reserved field-side umbrella table for 8 guests. A scrumptious lunch can be purchased from the Mallet Grille or bring your “perfect polo picnic” .

GENERAL ADMISSION: Includes access to the polo grounds, parking, grandstand or grass (picnic) seating, boutiques, silent auction, Kid’s Village, Mallet Grille and entertainment. Enjoy a complimentary glass of Champagne during the traditional halftime divot stomp. Dress to impress and wear your best hat for the “best hat contest”.

THE DAY WILL FEATURE:

* Two international polo matches

* Pony parade with horses and hounds

* Half time entertainment

* Canadian Cowgirls

* Champagne divot stop

* Silent auction

* Boutiques

* Best Hat contest

* Kids Village

* Equine education area where guests can get up close and touch the horses

11:00am to  4:30pm

Please purchase tickets online at www.poloforheart.org or call Karen White 905-505-0088 to purchase tickets over the phone.

In the event of inclement weather please visit www.poloforheart.org

Toronto Polo Club,     13401 Leslie Street, Richmond Hill.

905-505-0088; poloforheart.org

Christmas in June at Port of Orillia

Sat. 22 Jun, 2019 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

June 22 — Christmas in June. A festive day at the Port of Orillia presented by the Orillia District Chamber of Commerce. Large boater rendezvous and fabulous decorated boat contest, free to viewing public.

Decorated boat contest, beautiful evening lighted boat displays. 12:00 pm Port of Orillia, 705-326-6314

National Indigenous Peoples Day

Sat. 22 Jun, 2019 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

National Indigenous Peoples Day
Join us at the Elman W. Campbell Museum on June 22, 2019.  Drop-in between 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. to learn about the cultural diversity of First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples through our collection of artifacts, reproductions and food sampling.

Enjoy educational and fun crafts, stories, games, hands-on activities and a special Nin Os Kom Tin Hand Drumming presentation at 2 p.m. 

$3/child, suitable for ages 4 to 10, adult supervision required.

Pre-register by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 905 953 5314.

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