Ya know what makes life livable?

Ice cream.

Also bacon. Bacon ON ice cream.

Oh, and Poutine. And wine…whisky. Firefly reruns. Wine. Anything written by Brett Ellison. Wine.  Preferably all at once!

And things that are FREE.

Read on for more events this week you can partake in sans money.

And be sure to hit our events calendar for more events this week/month.


3 Free Events This Week in Barrie

Karaoke Night @ The Ranch 2.0

Stretch your vocal range and channel your inner Post Malone with Karaoke! Happening every Thursday at the Ranch 2.0 from 9-12am.

Be sure to video your “concert” tag the Ranch and use the #barrieuncovered hashtag and we may feature your performance in our weekly recap!


Art Demo

ArtWonderful hosts a free demo on Saturday. Ideal for any budding Rembrandt’s in the house who enjoy drawing and would like to up their game. ArtWonderful has ongoing events and courses through the year.


Slowing Down Fast Fashion-Clothing Swap

Hosted by Living Green Barrie and, in partnership with SwapaholicsCanada and Spool Lounge, bring your excess textiles to trade and ensure they don’t go to the landfill!

Cost for everyone: Up to 10 items of clothing (adult sizes only, must be clean and in good condition.

A workshop on learning the basics of mending and a short film on the environmental costs of fast fashion will take place from 9:30-10:30 Happening at the Painswick branch of the Barrie library. To register, please email: [email protected]

We are always on the lookout for events in Barrie! If you have a “happening” coming up, be sure to reach out to us!

We can add your event to our calendar, and help advertise and promote it through our wide range of podcasts, blogs and unique content.