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3 Things To Do This Weekend in Barrie

3 Things To Do This Weekend in Barrie

The official last weekend of 2020 is upon us, and the season is going out in style with some cool events, both online and IRL. We’ve got a trio of things that will break the boredom on your Friday – Sunday break from work and school. And be sure to let us know if you have a happening coming up! We will add it to our events page.

3 Things To Do This Weekend in Barrie

Online BPL Comic Con

Get your superhero costume ready!

The Barrie public library Comic Con is taking place Saturday, September 19th at 10am.

It’s a virtual event this year, but still packed with interactive fun. Make your own comic books, dragon eggs and magic wands with an instructor led session. There’s also a Cosplay Panel Discussion, and amazing art to be purchases through the vibrant community of makers. You can browse the virtual market by looking through our list of vendors on the BPL website.

2021 Boat Model Preview & In Water Boat Show @ Friday Harbour

Get a head start on next season’s marine adventures. Happening on Saturday at the HARBOUR MASTER BUILDING (South side) the boat show includes over 25 NEW boats in water & on display: including Wake boats, pontoon boats, sport boats, bowriders, cruisers and more. Be sure to take a wander along the boardwalk for great eats and shopping before you leave.

Triple Showdown DH Race @ Horseshoe Resort

The Horseshoe Triple Showdown is a mountain bike extravaganza, consisting of a variety of downhill events over three days. If you fancy your chances, sign up for one, two or all three events! An overall Triple Showdown winner will be crowned for those that race all 3 events! Throughout the weekend explore the vendor village, enjoy live music and hit the resort for some choice cuisine. Find out more and register here.

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Iron’s Perfect Picks Returns For The 2020/21 Football Season

IRON BRUCE – 11.00 AM EVERY SUNDAY ONLY ON BARRIE UNCOVERED FOR THE 2020/21 SEASON, YOU CANT MISS A MINUTE!

Iron Bruce is a long-time resident of Barrie.  For decades now he has been a sports handicapping enthusiast.  His love of the gridiron and intrigue with the Vegas line has been one of his main focuses for years now.   Five years ago Iron decided to share his enthusiasm and expertise with his beloved “peeps” on a local podcast.  Four years of documented winners and against the number caught the attention of a few of Barrie’s media.  After a lot of thought Iron decided Barrie Uncovered were by far the best fit for him.

Known for his humorous takes and anecdotes combined with a rapier wit and uncanny ability to pick winners weekly on his BIG BOARD selections.

Iron is hard at work every week, scouring the form books and the Vegas odds to give his top picks every week. Iron is a must for listening for football fans looking for the inside scoop on all the Sunday games.  So Barrie football fans no matter your skill level and knowledge, can you really afford to miss a minute. Join Iron Bruce every Sunday at 11.00 am on the Barrie Uncovered Facebook page.  See if your team makes the BIG BOARD, find out how to play the double-digit favourites, join in the fun of the mailbag, and so much more!

3 Things To Try This Weekend in Barrie

3 Things To Try This Weekend in Barrie

Among the many benefits to a short work week is that it gets us to the weekend all the quicker!

And given that this week was back to school and back to work for many of us, we’ve definitely earned a few days break. Read on for a trio of fun to take away the stresses of the past week! And be sure to check our events page for more cool stuff!

3 Things To Try This Weekend in Barrie

Local Goods Market

Hit up the Barrie East End parking lot for the season’s 5th outdoor market. Showcasing local vendors and businesses on Sunday, September 13th from 10-2! This week 15 local vendors will be onsite.

Summer Slam Road Tour

Join Summer Slam Charity Events for a fun filled day of taking in the scenery on a relaxing drive through Central Ontario. From the waterfront of Lake Simcoe in Barrie, to the shores of Lake Huron on Georgian Bay, with a stop over at the beautiful Blue Mountain Village.

Entry will be $30/vehicle. Entry includes two (2) raffle tickets and a “Kickin it Oldskool” goodie bag. $20 from every entry will be donated to the RVH Foundation. These funds are going directly to the Simcoe Muskoka Cancer Centre at the RVH in Barrie.

Hula Hoop It Up

Nothing says summer like Hula Hooping! On Sunday Cairo’s Jewels BellyDance and Hipcheck Bellydance are offering a day of fabulous fun as Ilona Bella shares some awesome tribal bellydance moments. This is an introductory class on how to dance with the hula hoop.

Bonus Event! Power Free Fusion Fitness and Freedom Flow Yoga At Meridian Place.

On Saturday, Oxygen Yoga & Fitness – Barrie South invites you to take part in a free Power Fusion Fitness and/or Freedom Flow Yoga class at Meridian Place.

8:30 AM Power Fusion
10:00 AM Freedom Flow

Preregistration is required.

To register, download the Oxygen Yoga & Fitness app and search Oxygen Barrie South, or visit http://www.OxygenBarrieSouth.com.

Karma donations will be accepted at the door for Special Olympics Ontario.

What did you think of 3 Things To Try This Weekend in Barrie? If we missed any cool events, let us know in the comments!

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Kat Chabot Live at Simmering Kettle & Dosti Eats!!

With phase 3 now in place, it allows us to have some fun and listen to music and have a meal with family and friends, all under the guidelines of the present day.

The Simmering Kettle and Dosti Eats in conjunction with Barrie Uncovered have arranged to put on a show for you. So if you are bored and looking for something to do, why not swing by and enjoy some great food and live music with Barrie’s own Kat Chabot? The event will be held at 531 Bryne Drive on Saturday, August 22, between 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm. This event will take place outside in between the two restaurants. So you have plenty of food to choose from!

Kat Chabot is a very popular local singer-songwriter from Barrie Ontario. Pre-pandemic days you could catch her performing all over Ontario’s Farmers Markets, local festivals, bars and restaurants, either performing solo or with Cardinal Street, a five-piece rock band. Spending her youth working in greenhouses, and growing up in a family band covering RUSH and Journey songs.

At Simmering Kettle, you will find comfort food at its finest. They have all-day breakfast options as well as other hearty meal options. Dosti eats is a mix of food from all over the world! They serve food from Mexico, pan Asian food, north American food, and some tasty dessert options and you can even have a cocktail.

So come along sit back and relax, have a great meal and listen to music, how good does that sound? All the food will be brought to your table by their friendly staff. Food will be available from both locations.

Please remember to bring your mask as they are mandatory if you plan on going inside to use the washrooms. Other COVID measures will be in place during the event so you can feel safe!

Small Road Trip To The Sun (Flowers That Is)

Looking for a road trip of sorts, we are only talking about Innisfil? If you would like to see acres of Sunflowers and walk amongst them? Well, head to Edwards Farm at 1574 9 Line, Innisfil, ON L9S 3Z1. You need to go soon as the flowers only bloom for 2 to 3 weeks before they are used to produce their birdseed. So head there this weekend while you can.

Originally Edwards started growing sunflowers for their birdseed. But the rows and rows of sunflowers also known as the “Happy Flower” attracts people from all over Ontario. They come to wander through the paths cut into the fields and take in their beauty. In past years people have come from further to see these fields. Kathy who runs the shop told us a story that 5 tours busses turned up on one day last year. This year with COVID they have not been publicizing their fields to keep the crowds down. They are open though and encourage local people to come and wander through these impressive flowers. With a short flowering season for the flowers now is the time to go and see them.

While there you can shop in their Farm Store with all produce coming from their farm and local suppliers. They raise their own beef and chickens, they also sell pork and lamb supplied by local farmers. They sell free-range eggs, local honey and bakery, and much more. Their Farm Shop is open all year round.

An interesting product they sell is seeds for racing pigeons (of course picture not a pigeon) which we thought was a sport of the past. They also sell pet foods for rabbits, dogs, cats and horses.

So if you are looking for a short trip go and see the sunflowers and shop local, head to Edwards Farm you love the flowers and you can browse in their shop.

HOURS OF OPERATION:

  • Monday: 9am-5pm
  • Tuesday: 9am-5pm
  • Wednesday: 9am-5pm
  • Thursday: 9am-5pm
  • Friday: 9am-5pm
  • Saturday: 9am-1pm
  • Sunday: Closed
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