Summer Events Report: August 19-21, 2016

Tons happening in Simcoe County & Muskoka!

Friday 19th

Mayors Charity Golf Tournament is today! Kool Days of Summer crew is on location at Midland Golf & Country Club.

The World’s Greatest Carrot Festival opens today in Bradford, it’s Carrotfest. Taking over the downtown area with tonight’s Opening Ceremony starting at 6p and live music at 8:30.

Another OK Friday Barnfair going down today at Burls Creek Event Grounds in Oro Medonte. Fresh food, produce, variety of art and even a live artist showcase of music from 3-8 tonight.

Tugfest & ArtWalk Georgian Bay begins today from the Town Dock in Midland.

25th Annual Dockside Festival of the Arts starts today in Gravenhurst from the Muskoka Wharf.

Opening Day of the 5th largest fair in N.A. Let’s go to the Ex. The Canadian National Exhibition starts today running through Sept. 5. Today with opening ceremonies down Princes’ Blvrd and the Nautique Wakesurf Championships happening at waterfront.

Matthew Good Band is at the Kee in Muskoka tonight.

Saturday 20th

KoolFM proudly supports a National Celebration of the Tragically Hip’s final concert from their hometown in Kingston which you can watch as it happens from Heritage Park on an outdoor big screen, free downtown Barrie. It all starts at 8:30.

Tugfest & ArtWalk Georgian Bay continues today from the Town Dock in Midland.

It may be summer but you’ll see snowmobiles on water for the 3rd Annual Penetang Watercross, today and tomorrow at Rotary Park in Penetanguishene.

25th Annual Dockside Festival of the Arts goes today in Gravenhurst from the Muskoka Wharf with gourmet food, craft beer and celebration of art with over 100 vendors.

The World’s Greatest Carrot Festival, Carrotfest in Bradford in on today, with Kool Days of Summer Road Crew taking over the downtown area with hundreds of vendors, street market, dock dogs competition at the Community Centre along with the giant midway for kids.

The 5th largest fair in N.A. is the CNE now open into Day #2 today featuring the Nautique Wakesurf Championship from waterfront.

It’s Game 4 of the IBL Playoffs as our Barrie Baycats chase down their 3rd straight Championship title hosting Kitchener from Coates Stadium with the first pitch at 7p.

It’s Fan Appreciation Night at Sunset Speedway, Innisfil. Be there for the pre race on track autograph session for a 6p start time.

Sunday 21st

Lake of Bays Antique, Classic Car & Boat Show today only at the Baysville Riverfront Docks. Featuring the S.S. Bigwin and the Northern Light Steel Orchestra Band, check it out from noon-4p.

25th Annual Dockside Festival of the Arts continues today in Gravenhurst from the Muskoka Wharf with gourmet food, craft beer and celebration of art with over 100 vendors.

The 3rd Annual Penetang Watercross continues today at Rotary Park, yes these are snowmobiles racing on water.

Day #3 of CNE Toronto with Bob the Builder & Splash n’ Boots, magic shows and more on the kids world stage.

If necessary Game 5 of IBL Playoff baseball goes tonight with our Barrie Baycats on the road in Kitchener for a 7p first pitch.

Blink 182 tonight at Molson Canadian Amp.

Shawn Mendes plays Toronto’s Air Canada Centre tonight.


Wednesday take a trip to Discovery Harbour in Penetang for a Ghost Tour. Happening Wednesday’s all summer long, guided tours by candlelight through the historic site, starting at 9p.

Check out Sainte-Marie by Candlelight, a guided tour highlighting French and First Nations stories, this and every Thursday from 630-8 all summer long at Sainte-Marie Among the Hurons in Midland.