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October events 2021

It’s been a rough time for event organizers, and the uncertainty continues. But there are a number of great events happening this fall, so there’s no excuse not to get out and enjoy some of them.

These are a few that caught our eye. To see more, check out the listings here and here.

Music at the Lake of Bays Brewery
They’ve been presenting live, local music in Baysville, every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from noon to three p.m. since early August. The season wraps up on Thanksgiving weekend, with Charlie McKittrick on Friday, James Tomlinson on Saturday, and Mitch Beube on Sunday.

Thanksgiving Markets
Saturday, October 9. The Rosseau farmers’ market is usually held on Fridays in the summer. The regular season ended in mid-September, but be sure to check out their annual Thanksgiving market. At the Rosseau waterfront, from 9 to 2. In the afternoon, Bracebridge Hall is holding a Thanksgiving market from 1-4 p.m. Food, fashion, arts and crafts and live music, all on Manitoba Street, downtown.

Halloween Spooktacular
Weekends until October 31. Halloween Spooktacular at Santa’s Village is back! Enjoy all your favourite rides & attractions along with trick-or-treating around the village and other spooky festivities. Open 10am-4pm every Saturday & Sunday from October 9th – 31st.

A Celebration of the Cello
Tuesday, October 12. The Festival of the Sound presents cellists Cameron Crozman, Paul Marleyn, and Rachel Mercer and pianist Stéphane Lemelin, performing masterworks from the cello repertoire and music specially arranged for three cellos. At the Stockey Centre in Parry Sound

Bala Cranberry Festival
October 15 to 17. Named one of Ontario’s Top 100 Festivals and one of the World’s 15 Most Delectable Harvest Festivals, this festival has been offering exceptional shopping, exciting entertainment and culinary delights since 1984. This year you must buy tickets in advance and indicate which day you will be attending. Full details are on the website.

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