We are now less than a month away from the official arrival of Spring. And naturally…we got a pile of snow from Mother Nature to remind us that the bleary bluster of winter has no intention of leaving the party early.
Luckily, the final vestiges of February are replete with for the entire fam-jam to distract from the cold and ice.
Hit the headline on each event to learn more!
5 Things To Try in Barrie This Weekend
The Ranch plays host to one of Barrie’s most celebrated music events of the year on Friday.
Battle of the Bands returns for an electric evening of live music, cowboy hats and fundraising. Proceeds from the night (which last year included the Mayor going full Young MC) support KICX 106 & 104.1 The DOCK‘s Radio for Cardiology, Kempenfelt Rotary Club and the MacLaren Art Centre.
This year’s lineup features The Bailouts, Bunker, Code Blue, Sonic Coalition, Steve’s Garage and Table Nine.
Doors at 7 pm.
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Tickets for #battleofthebands2020 go on sale Monday, January 27 at 10 am sharp! You will not want to miss the excitement of this annual mid-winter rock & roll showdown @thebarrieranch February 21, live music begins at 7:15 pm. Event details at www.maclarenart.com. Proceeds support @kempenfeltrotaryclub @maclarenart and Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre. Presented by our generous Founding Sponsors TD Wealth and Scotia Wealth Management. @td_canada @scotiabank
The Barrie Film Festival’s Reel Stories festival returns to the Uptown theatre today, running through Sunday
The 4 day film event aims to discover extraordinary things about the world through documentaries and dramas inspired by true events and real people.
Reel Stories will screen 10 films over four days at Uptown Theatre.
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REEL STORIES FESTIVAL – a four-day big-screen adventure featuring a thought-provoking selection of documentaries and films based on true events ✨⠀ ⠀ REEL STORIES FESTIVAL ⠀⠀ February 20-23, 2020⠀ Uptown Theatre, 55 Dunlop St. W., Barrie⠀ ⠀ *Film Grid & Ticket Link in Profile*⠀
Swap out that hoodie you’ve had since Paul Martin was Prime Minister and help keep textiles from going to the landfill! Living Green Barrie hosts this event in partnership with SwapaholicsCanada and Spool Lounge
Join the clothing swap on Saturday, February 22nd from @10:30- 11:30 am at the Painswick branch of the library.
Cost for everyone: Up to 10 items of clothing (adult sizes only, must be clean and in good condition.
Grab the gal crew and scale the (indoor) heights of Mount Alt. Rock. Friday night they are offering facility passes for just $10.
In celebration of all first responders, Snow Valley hosts a fun night of snowtubing on Sunday February 23rd from 6pm-9pm!
Bring your 911 responder badge or id card, you and your family can tube from 6pm-9pm for just $10. Extended to all emergency workers and their immediate families.
We are always on the lookout for cool and unique events happening in Barrie. Let us know about your event and we’ll add it to our calendar! Email us at [email protected]