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Apples Everywhere (Posted On: Wednesday, September 26, 2012)

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Get ready for Collingwood Girlfriends Getaway Weekend this weekend and The Apple Harvest Craft Show starting on September 29th in Meaford.  Thanksgiving weekend brings us the famous Turkey Tent Event, The Apple Harvest Festival, Harvest of the Arts and get ready to Walk a Mile in Her Shoes.  We’ve got three great new restaurant clients to tell you about and suggestions for your Thanksgiving Feast.

Collingwood Girfriends Getaway Weekend features An Evening with Chantal Kreviazuk with local guest Jason Redman.  Don’t worry boys if you’re a fan…you’re welcome to purchase concert tickets too.  Click here for all of the details.

The 29th Annual Apple Harvest Craft Show starts on Saturday, September 29th at 10am at the Meaford Arena and the Meaford Curling Club.  Click here to read more.  

Thanksgiving weekend is your chance to purchase one of the much coveted Muskoka Art Chairs.  Local Radio Personality Matt McLean will be auctioning off the chairs in a ‘Moving’ Art auction.  These Chairs have been the talk of the town throughout the summer, and now is your chance to have one, or more, to take home with you.  Click here to read more.

Come watch, participate and cheer on the men folk of the community as they don high heel shoes and walk throughout our downtown to raise funds and awareness for our local Women’s shelter; My Friends House.  Registration is at 10 a.m. and the walk begins at 11... all starting at the Farmers’ Market. Click here to read more

The Annual Turkey Tent Event at Blue Mountain is not to be missed.  Get everyone geared up for the upcoming ski season and while you’re at Blue shoppingdon’t forget to pick up your ski passes - you can save big time if you buy before November 1st, 2012.

Thanksgiving weekend means it’s also time for the Apple Harvest Festival.  Click here to find more information and you can also download and print the entire weekend schedule.

And don’t forget the Blue Mountains Studio Tour of the Arts from Saturday, October 06, 2012 - Monday, October 08, 2012.  Artists in Craigleith, Kimberley, Thornbury and Clarksburg invite you to enjoy their free self guided studio tour on Thanksgiving weekend. In its 17th year, local well established artists open their studios to the public and will be there to answer questions about their work, what inspires them and in some cases, demonstrate their craft.  Click here for more information

You can celebrate Thanksgiving at The Olde' Town Terrace Restaurant with your family and leave all of the work to Sandie and Ray.  For only $28.99 you can enjoy a delicious Thanksgiving feast.  I’ve had my share of Thanksgiving dinner disasters including the time the turkey exploded (literally exploded…what a mess) and the time that the dish I was cooking the turkey in shattered in the oven with the turkey on it and I won’t even go into detail about the stuffing disaster….Dan gives that episode enough air time as it is.  So The Olde Town Terrace definitely has my vote!

We are blessed in this area with a fine array of specialty food shops that are all ready to help you make your Thanksgiving dinner a success.  I think that’s been part of my problem to start with…I always try and do everything myself and something somewhere in my kitchen turns into a bit of a disaster (is there such a thing as a bit of a disaster?  I think not).  Click here to find a great list of Specialty Food Shops in our area and if you’re looking for a fabulous cheese tray click here to read about The Cheese Gallery in Thornbury.

If you enjoy fabulous fashion and excellent customer service, don’t miss Christie’s Fall Open House on Thursday, October 25th 2012. Fashion show and light refreshments from 6pm- 9pm at 93 Hurontario Street, Collingwood, Phone 705.445.2761 to RSVP email Ten percent of sales that evening will be donated to the United Way of South Georgian Bay.

Don’t forget to support our local Apple Farmers and stop by a roadside farm market and pick up a peck.  What’s a peck you ask?  Ask a Farmer while you’re buying your apples…they’ll be more than happy to explain it all to you including which apples are best for eating or baking. welcomes our new clients:

The Mill Café

Fresh, Inspired, West Coast Cuisine with a Contemporary Flair. The Mill brings the kitchen talents of Chef Nick McGregor and his team to life in Thornbury. The Historic Mill has entertained both local and tourists alike for decades and will now launch a new chapter in its evolution as one of Thornbury’s Premier Dining Destinations. Come join us! You won’t be disappointed. The only thing we overlook is The Water! Wine Wednesdays $10.00 off every bottle - $10.00 corkage fee on Wednesday’s only. Check out our new menu. 12 Bridge Street East, Thornbury ON N0H 2P0
T: 519.599.7866

Grill & Greens Eatery - The Bright Green Building 

Our food philosophy is simple...... Provide the freshest product possible in a fast, friendly environment. Our focus is to bring meat and vegetables from the grill complimented with amazing greens. Our special board is always full of innovative ways to use seasonal product in Panini’s’, wraps, salads and much, much more. Brunch is served Saturday and Sunday from 9 until 2. Fast.....fresh.....fabulous! is more than just a tag line. We are serving the things that you want to eat, created in a healthier way. All of our dressings, sauces and baking are made in small batches on premises to compliment everything else that we do.
21 Arthur Street West, Thornbury ON N0H 2P0
T: 519.599.3334

Harbour Street Fish Bar 

The Harbour Street Fish Bar offers classic fish and chips, soups and salads, tasty appetizers great for sharing. Hamburgers, Ribs and Chicken Tenders all served with fresh cut fries and we offer a fantastic selection of specialty sandwiches including our signature Fresh Oyster Po Boy and Cat Fish Po Boy. We’ll prepare your fish without batter or breading. Try our Steak, Onion and Mushroom Pie – a traditional English favourite or our Seafood Pie.
10 Keith Avenue, Collingwood ON L9Y 0W5
T: 705.293.FISH (3474)

Happy Thanksgiving



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