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Ghost Tours

Jul
18

Date: July 18, 2018

Location: 93 Jury Drive Penetanguishene, Ontario L9M 1G1

Category: External Community Event

A spooky guided tour by lantern light featuring encounters with tales of apparitions and spirits. Tales of actual people associated with the Military and Naval Establishments will include that of the McGarraty brothers who died on the march from York in June of 1831 and the tale of Private James Drury who died New Year’s Eve 1836 on guard duty at Officers’ Quarters. - Please note that this event is primarily outdoors with visitors walking throughout the historic site. - The tour goes rain or shine. - Please arrive 15 minutes before the start time of the tour. - Please, no pets are allowed (except service animals) - Recommended for ages 10 and up - Admission is: $10 per person (plus HST)

Discovery Harbour - Ghost Tours

Jul
18

Date: July 18, 2018

Location: 93 Jury Dr, Penetanguishene, ON L9M 1G1

Category: Penetanguishene Events

Tours start at 9 pm sharp A spooky guided tour by lantern light featuring encounters with tales of apparitions and spirits. Tales of actual people associated with the Military and Naval Establishments will include that of the McGarraty brothers who died on the march from York in June of 1831 and the tale of Private James Drury who died New Year’s Eve 1836 on guard duty at Officers’ Quarters. - Please note that this event is primarily outdoors with visitors walking throughout the historic site. - The tour goes rain or shine. - Please arrive 15 minutes before the start time of the tour. - Please, no pets are allowed (except service animals) - Recommended for ages 10 and up - Admission is: $10 per person (plus HST)

Bayside Summer Soiree

Jul
20

Date: July 20, 2018

Location: Parc Rotary Champlain Wendat Park (8 Owen Street)

Category: Penetanguishene Events

Live music, entertainment every Friday night starting at 6:30pm-8:30pm Featured: 5 Star Country Band - Traditional Country Music

Discovery Harbour - Ghost Tours

Jul
21

Date: July 21, 2018

Location: 93 Jury Dr, Penetanguishene, ON L9M 1G1

Category: Penetanguishene Events

Tours start at 9 pm sharp A spooky guided tour by lantern light featuring encounters with tales of apparitions and spirits. Tales of actual people associated with the Military and Naval Establishments will include that of the McGarraty brothers who died on the march from York in June of 1831 and the tale of Private James Drury who died New Year’s Eve 1836 on guard duty at Officers’ Quarters. - Please note that this event is primarily outdoors with visitors walking throughout the historic site. - The tour goes rain or shine. - Please arrive 15 minutes before the start time of the tour. - Please, no pets are allowed (except service animals) - Recommended for ages 10 and up - Admission is: $10 per person (plus HST)

Ghost Tours

Jul
21

Date: July 21, 2018

Location: 93 Jury Drive Penetanguishene, Ontario L9M 1G1

Category: External Community Event

A spooky guided tour by lantern light featuring encounters with tales of apparitions and spirits. Tales of actual people associated with the Military and Naval Establishments will include that of the McGarraty brothers who died on the march from York in June of 1831 and the tale of Private James Drury who died New Year’s Eve 1836 on guard duty at Officers’ Quarters. - Please note that this event is primarily outdoors with visitors walking throughout the historic site. - The tour goes rain or shine. - Please arrive 15 minutes before the start time of the tour. - Please, no pets are allowed (except service animals) - Recommended for ages 10 and up - Admission is: $10 per person (plus HST)

CALL FOR ART SUBMISSIONS - 2018 TD Wealth - Thor Wealth Management Group ART PRIZE

Jul
23

Date: July 23, 2018

Location: 333 King St, Midland, ON L4R 3M7

Category: External Community Event

To acknowledge how a vibrant arts and culture community leads to personal and economic growth for all, TD Wealth - Thor Wealth Management Group is working with Quest Art to sponsor three prestigious art prizes for our 2018 annual juried exhibition. A national open call to Canadian artists, this investment in the arts helps to ensure rural or remote communities have access to high quality programming through exposure to some of Canada’s best works of art. All media/approaches are welcome. Entry fee per submission: Members $30, Non- Members $35 Submissions are made online only. https://questarts2018tdwealthart.artcall.org/ Submission Deadline: Monday, July 23, 11:59 pm Jury Results: August 3, 2018 Exhibition Dates: August 24 – October 20, 2018 Reception: Friday, August 24, 7—9pm ​Prizes: Juror's 1st Place Prize - $2000 Juror's 2nd Place Prize - $1000 Juror’s 3rd Place Prize - $500 Jurors: Stuart Keeler (Senior Art Curator at TD Bank Group) Stuart Keeler is a cultural producer with international experience in curating, programming, writing about and commissioning contemporary artists, public art and socially based interventions in the public realm. Keeler has founded and directed numerous artist projects and curatorial affiliations associated with festivals, museums, galleries and contemporary art spaces in North America, EU and Asia. Keeler has had long time pedagogical affiliations with School at the Art Institute of Chicago, Ontario College of Art and Design University (OCADU) as well as been visiting artist and curator at over 30 colleges, universities and city agencies. Keeler has an MFA from the School at the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) Renee van der Avoird (Assist. Curator of Canadian Art at the Art Gallery of Ontario) Renée van der Avoird is the Assistant Curator of Canadian Art at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto. Previously held positions include Associate Curator/Registrar at the MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie; Curatorial Mentor at the Art Museum at the University of Toronto, Toronto; and Assistant Director of Susan Hobbs Gallery, Toronto. She holds a B.A. in French Studies and Fine Arts from Wilfrid Laurier University and a Masters in Museum Studies from the University of Toronto. Carol-Ann Ryan (Art Advisor & Project Manager with Kalaman+Demetriou) Carol-Ann Ryan is a visual arts professional with experience teaching, writing, curating and managing collections. Ryan has held positions at the AGO, Toronto’s Museum of Contemporary Art, Vancouver Art Gallery, and MacLaren Art Centre. Currently an Art Advisor & Project Manager with Kalaman+Demetriou in Toronto, Ryan also serves as the Vice-Chair of the Public Art Committee for the City of Barrie. Carol-Ann holds an honours B.A. in Art & Art History from the University of Toronto and an M.A. in Art History from Western University. Terms & Conditions Quest Art Rules of Entry: Open to all Canadian artists, except jurors, Quest Art staff, their families and those with whom they reside. Each artist may submit three original works created in the last two years for jurying. If more than three works are submitted, only the first three will be viewed. Entries will be accepted until 11: 59 pm on Monday, July 23, 2018. Entry fee per artwork: $30 Members, $35 Non Members Entry fee is non-refundable. Size: There are no size restrictions for this competition; however works may be selected based on space limitations of the galleries. Presentation: All works accepted to the show must be ready for display by being dry to touch and ready to be hung, mounted or installed. Quest Art Gallery reserves the right to reject unacceptable framing, works not ready to hang or works which are misrepresented on the online submission. If an artwork is technology or new media based, all equipment must be provided to the gallery at the expense of the artist and with clear instructions. If works are for sale, Quest Art will receive a 30% members or %40 non-membe

Tea & Tarts Historical Tour

Jul
25

Date: July 25, 2018

Location: 13 Burke Street, Penetanguishene, ON

Category: Town Organized

Enjoy a leisurely morning cup of tea with tarts inside an original 1875 general store. Wander the museum and encounter "Mary Beck" and hear about the former lumber baron Charles Beck and his family. Observe local artisans at work, and experience skills of the past including ice cream making, quill writing, quilters and rug hooking. Event is $8 per person and runs on July 11 & 25, August 15 & 22 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Reservations are available, drop-ins are welcomed. Please call the museum at 705-549-2150 for more details.

Ghost Tours

Jul
25

Date: July 25, 2018

Location: 93 Jury Drive Penetanguishene, Ontario L9M 1G1

Category: External Community Event

A spooky guided tour by lantern light featuring encounters with tales of apparitions and spirits. Tales of actual people associated with the Military and Naval Establishments will include that of the McGarraty brothers who died on the march from York in June of 1831 and the tale of Private James Drury who died New Year’s Eve 1836 on guard duty at Officers’ Quarters. - Please note that this event is primarily outdoors with visitors walking throughout the historic site. - The tour goes rain or shine. - Please arrive 15 minutes before the start time of the tour. - Please, no pets are allowed (except service animals) - Recommended for ages 10 and up - Admission is: $10 per person (plus HST)

Discovery Harbour - Ghost Tours

Jul
25

Date: July 25, 2018

Location: 93 Jury Dr, Penetanguishene, ON L9M 1G1

Category: Penetanguishene Events

Tours start at 9 pm sharp A spooky guided tour by lantern light featuring encounters with tales of apparitions and spirits. Tales of actual people associated with the Military and Naval Establishments will include that of the McGarraty brothers who died on the march from York in June of 1831 and the tale of Private James Drury who died New Year’s Eve 1836 on guard duty at Officers’ Quarters. - Please note that this event is primarily outdoors with visitors walking throughout the historic site. - The tour goes rain or shine. - Please arrive 15 minutes before the start time of the tour. - Please, no pets are allowed (except service animals) - Recommended for ages 10 and up - Admission is: $10 per person (plus HST)

Step through Time

Jul
26

Date: July 26, 2018

Location: 13 Burke Street, Penetanguishene, ON

Category: Town Organized

Join us on a historical walking tour of downtown Penetanguishene. Learn about the business ventures of the Becks, Thompsons, Gendrons and more. Take a step back in time to when oxen roamed the streets and fur traders came to our shore. Due to extensive road reconstruction on Main St. it is possible this event may need to be postponed. Watch our facebook page for updates on road progression and announcements. $8.00 per person tickets may be purchased at the museum

Step through Time

Jul
26

Date: July 26, 2018

Location: 13 Burke Street, Penetanguishene, ON

Category: Town Organized

Join us on a historical walking tour of downtown Penetanguishene. Learn about the business ventures of the Becks, Thompsons, Gendrons and more. Take a step back in time to when oxen roamed the streets and fur traders came to our shore. Due to extensive road reconstruction on Main St. it is possible this event may need to be postponed. Watch our facebook page for updates on road progression and announcements. $8.00 per person tickets may be purchased at the museum

Bayside Summer Soiree

Jul
27

Date: July 27, 2018

Location: Parc Rotary Champlain Wendat Park (8 Owen Street)

Category: Penetanguishene Events

All Things Canadian Festival 8:30pm: Canada's Number One Hip Band: Practically Hip A two-day outdoor festival that will celebrate our heritage, homecoming along with Penetanguishenes’ own local cultures of Anglophone, Francophone and Indigenous, gathering local residents, surrounding communities and visitors to celebrate who we are as Canadians. The event will focus on various activities, live music, food, entertainment and fun! FREE ADMISSION Live Music at Amphitheatre Food Trucks & Vendors Licensed Beverage Garden FREE Kids Zone Inflatables & Face Painting Magicians & Entertainers Activities & Re-enactments

All Things Canadian

Jul
27

Date: July 27, 2018

Location: Parc Rotary Champlain Wendat Park (8 Owen Street)

Category: Penetanguishene Events

A two-day outdoor festival that will celebrate our heritage, homecoming along with Penetanguishenes’ own local cultures of Anglophone, Francophone and Indigenous, gathering local residents, surrounding communities and visitors to celebrate who we are as Canadians. The event will focus on various activities, live music, food, entertainment and fun! FREE ADMISSION Live Music at Amphitheatre Food Trucks & Vendors Pancake Breakfast FREE Kids Zone Inflatables & Face Painting Magicians & Entertainers Activities & Re-enactments

All Things Canadian

Jul
28

Date: July 28, 2018

Location: Parc Rotary Champlain Wendat Park (8 Owen Street)

Category: Penetanguishene Events

A two-day outdoor festival that will celebrate our heritage, homecoming along with Penetanguishenes’ own local cultures of Anglophone, Francophone and Indigenous, gathering local residents, surrounding communities and visitors to celebrate who we are as Canadians. The event will focus on various activities, live music, food, entertainment and fun! FREE ADMISSION Live Music at Amphitheatre Food Trucks & Vendors Pancake Breakfast FREE Kids Zone Inflatables & Face Painting Magicians & Entertainers Activities & Re-enactments.

Ghost Tours

Jul
28

Date: July 28, 2018

Location: 93 Jury Drive Penetanguishene, Ontario L9M 1G1

Category: External Community Event

A spooky guided tour by lantern light featuring encounters with tales of apparitions and spirits. Tales of actual people associated with the Military and Naval Establishments will include that of the McGarraty brothers who died on the march from York in June of 1831 and the tale of Private James Drury who died New Year’s Eve 1836 on guard duty at Officers’ Quarters. - Please note that this event is primarily outdoors with visitors walking throughout the historic site. - The tour goes rain or shine. - Please arrive 15 minutes before the start time of the tour. - Please, no pets are allowed (except service animals) - Recommended for ages 10 and up - Admission is: $10 per person (plus HST)

Discovery Harbour - Ghost Tours

Jul
28

Date: July 28, 2018

Location: 93 Jury Dr, Penetanguishene, ON L9M 1G1

Category: Penetanguishene Events

Tours start at 9 pm sharp A spooky guided tour by lantern light featuring encounters with tales of apparitions and spirits. Tales of actual people associated with the Military and Naval Establishments will include that of the McGarraty brothers who died on the march from York in June of 1831 and the tale of Private James Drury who died New Year’s Eve 1836 on guard duty at Officers’ Quarters. - Please note that this event is primarily outdoors with visitors walking throughout the historic site. - The tour goes rain or shine. - Please arrive 15 minutes before the start time of the tour. - Please, no pets are allowed (except service animals) - Recommended for ages 10 and up - Admission is: $10 per person (plus HST)

Discovery Harbour - Ghost Tours

Aug
01

Date: August 01, 2018

Location: 93 Jury Dr, Penetanguishene, ON L9M 1G1

Category: Penetanguishene Events

Tours start at 9 pm sharp A spooky guided tour by lantern light featuring encounters with tales of apparitions and spirits. Tales of actual people associated with the Military and Naval Establishments will include that of the McGarraty brothers who died on the march from York in June of 1831 and the tale of Private James Drury who died New Year’s Eve 1836 on guard duty at Officers’ Quarters. - Please note that this event is primarily outdoors with visitors walking throughout the historic site. - The tour goes rain or shine. - Please arrive 15 minutes before the start time of the tour. - Please, no pets are allowed (except service animals) - Recommended for ages 10 and up - Admission is: $10 per person (plus HST)

Ghost Tours

Aug
01

Date: August 01, 2018

Location: 93 Jury Drive Penetanguishene, Ontario L9M 1G1

Category: External Community Event

A spooky guided tour by lantern light featuring encounters with tales of apparitions and spirits. Tales of actual people associated with the Military and Naval Establishments will include that of the McGarraty brothers who died on the march from York in June of 1831 and the tale of Private James Drury who died New Year’s Eve 1836 on guard duty at Officers’ Quarters. - Please note that this event is primarily outdoors with visitors walking throughout the historic site. - The tour goes rain or shine. - Please arrive 15 minutes before the start time of the tour. - Please, no pets are allowed (except service animals) - Recommended for ages 10 and up - Admission is: $10 per person (plus HST)

Bayside Summer Soiree

Aug
03

Date: August 03, 2018

Location: Parc Rotary Champlain Wendat Park (8 Owen Street)

Category: Penetanguishene Events

Live music, entertainment ever Friday Night starting at 6:30pm-8:30pm Featured: Stir It Up Band - Rock n' Roll, Country, Reggae & Pop Music

Epic Journey Tribute

Aug
03

Date: August 03, 2018

Location: Midland Cultural Centre, 333 King Street, Midland, ON

Category: External Community Event

Epic Journey Tribute – Canada’s Definitive Journey Tribute Band, transports you back in time to the Steve Perry era of Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductees, ‘Journey’. ‘Don’t Stop Believin’, ‘Open Arms’, ‘Separate Ways’, ‘Faithfully’, ‘Anyway You Want it…. Epic Journey Tribute will be performing these and other chart-toppers with note-for-note accuracy, it will be a night to remember! August 3rd, 8:00pm Tickets: $35 - $37

Pirates of the Bay

Aug
04

Date: August 04, 2018

Location: 93 Jury Dr, Penetanguishene, ON L9M 1G1

Category: Penetanguishene Events

Join us for this swashbucklin’ event! Be sure to know your pirate name and beware landlubbers as Discovery Harbour will be transformed into the Pirate Lair!! Walk the plank and join the pirate crew for great famly fun! Roving hornswaggler musicians, meet Captain Jack Sparrows look-a-like and visit the tattoo parlor (face paint), learn yer knots and swab the deck! Be on the lookout for a Pirate Skirmish with the HMS Badger and Historic Military Establishments of Upper Canada will fire off the candy canon. Shuttles will move visiting Pirates between the town dock in Penetanguishene and Discovery Harbour. Admission is: $7 per person (plus HST)

Discovery Harbour - Ghost Tours

Aug
04

Date: August 04, 2018

Location: 93 Jury Dr, Penetanguishene, ON L9M 1G1

Category: Penetanguishene Events

Tours start at 9 pm sharp A spooky guided tour by lantern light featuring encounters with tales of apparitions and spirits. Tales of actual people associated with the Military and Naval Establishments will include that of the McGarraty brothers who died on the march from York in June of 1831 and the tale of Private James Drury who died New Year’s Eve 1836 on guard duty at Officers’ Quarters. - Please note that this event is primarily outdoors with visitors walking throughout the historic site. - The tour goes rain or shine. - Please arrive 15 minutes before the start time of the tour. - Please, no pets are allowed (except service animals) - Recommended for ages 10 and up - Admission is: $10 per person (plus HST)

Ghost Tours

Aug
04

Date: August 04, 2018

Location: 93 Jury Drive Penetanguishene, Ontario L9M 1G1

Category: External Community Event

A spooky guided tour by lantern light featuring encounters with tales of apparitions and spirits. Tales of actual people associated with the Military and Naval Establishments will include that of the McGarraty brothers who died on the march from York in June of 1831 and the tale of Private James Drury who died New Year’s Eve 1836 on guard duty at Officers’ Quarters. - Please note that this event is primarily outdoors with visitors walking throughout the historic site. - The tour goes rain or shine. - Please arrive 15 minutes before the start time of the tour. - Please, no pets are allowed (except service animals) - Recommended for ages 10 and up - Admission is: $10 per person (plus HST)

Ghost Tours

Aug
08

Date: August 08, 2018

Location: 93 Jury Drive Penetanguishene, Ontario L9M 1G1

Category: External Community Event

A spooky guided tour by lantern light featuring encounters with tales of apparitions and spirits. Tales of actual people associated with the Military and Naval Establishments will include that of the McGarraty brothers who died on the march from York in June of 1831 and the tale of Private James Drury who died New Year’s Eve 1836 on guard duty at Officers’ Quarters. - Please note that this event is primarily outdoors with visitors walking throughout the historic site. - The tour goes rain or shine. - Please arrive 15 minutes before the start time of the tour. - Please, no pets are allowed (except service animals) - Recommended for ages 10 and up - Admission is: $10 per person (plus HST)

Discovery Harbour - Ghost Tours

Aug
08

Date: August 08, 2018

Location: 93 Jury Dr, Penetanguishene, ON L9M 1G1

Category: Penetanguishene Events

Tours start at 9 pm sharp A spooky guided tour by lantern light featuring encounters with tales of apparitions and spirits. Tales of actual people associated with the Military and Naval Establishments will include that of the McGarraty brothers who died on the march from York in June of 1831 and the tale of Private James Drury who died New Year’s Eve 1836 on guard duty at Officers’ Quarters. - Please note that this event is primarily outdoors with visitors walking throughout the historic site. - The tour goes rain or shine. - Please arrive 15 minutes before the start time of the tour. - Please, no pets are allowed (except service animals) - Recommended for ages 10 and up - Admission is: $10 per person (plus HST)