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Yeay for Canada Day Weekend (Posted On: Monday, June 25, 2012)

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Plans for Canada Day Festivities are heating up.  There is so much going on this weekend that the hardest thing to do with be to figure out how to fit all of the fun stuff into your schedule.  We’ll tell you where you can find the concerts, carnivals, fireworks, pancake breakfasts, Breakfast Television in the Blue Mountain Village (including free ticket giveaways on June 29th*); the huge citizen reaffirmation ceremony

 in Downtown Collingwood and yeay…giant birthday cake. The feature photo is of Gord Price, from The Dam Pub in Thornbury as he gasses up his plane in preparation for air maneuvers scheduled to take place this weekend over Thornbury Harbour.

The excitement and fun starts between 7am and 9am on Friday morning with FREE access to the Open-Air Gondola, the new Cascade Putting Course and one complimentary ride on the Ridge Runner Mountain Coaster, as we’re joined by Breakfast Television for a Live Eye at the Resort.  Click here for more information.  

Celebrate the country in which we live and the community we call home at the Collingwood Festival for Canada, Saturday, June 30th and Sunday, July 1st in Downtown Collingwood!  Enjoy a full line-up of activities for the entire family including pancake breakfasts, a fishing derby, strolling entertainment, live music, and the return of the Collingwood Idol Singing Competition.  Click here for more information

Come down to Thornbury Harbour to watch and listen to a free 10 minute World Class Aerobatic demonstration by Gordon Price, retired 747 Captain, RCAF CF-104 Nuclear Strike Pilot and past Canadian National Aerobatic Champion, perform his version of a ‘Geriatric Air Show’ at the age of 70.  The show starts at 2:00 pm on Canada Day followed by an après fly at The Dam Pub.  For more information about Canada Festivities in Thornbury, click here welcomes our new sponsors:

Catch 22 Fresh Market Grill 

Chef Bob Bickmore and his team welcome you to dine with great taste in our new restaurant located in Wasaga Beach. At Catch 22 Fresh Market Grill it's all about the food. Inspired by the abundance of locally farmed ingredients that are readily available, Chef Bob fosters an atmosphere in the kitchen that promotes carefree creativity, resulting in amazing tastes that end up on your plate. Visit our website to check out our new menus.

962 Mosley Street, Wasaga Beach ON L9Z 2G8
T: 705.422.2281

The Chipper is located at Sunset Point Park in Collingwood, Ontario.

They’ve been voted "best fresh cut fries" in the Georgian Triangle... some say "the Universe"! Try their extensive menu which offers flame broiled burgers, four different types of sausages including the Italian mozzarella and the debrazini, jumbo hot dogs, chili dogs, mozzarella sticks, onion rings, chicken fingers and crispy sweet potato fries. Try their award winning fresh cut fries. Offering their signature poutine with shredded mozzarella and beef gravy or our Quebec style with white cheddar curds right from Quebec topped with barbecue chicken gravy. Don’t forget to treat yourself to their ice cream parlor! Try one, two or three of our sixteen different ice cream flavours. They also offer old fashioned milkshakes, real fruit smoothies and homemade sundaes. Enjoy the view at Sunset Point Park.

Lucia’s Country Market

If you're looking for farm fresh...look no further. Mike, Maria and Lucia welcome you to Lucia's Country Market. Step inside the country market and you will be amazed and delighted at the range of farm fresh products as well as imports directly from Italy. The prices are extremely reasonable...1.5 litres of roasted red peppers...only $6.99. Farm fresh eggs, free range meat, olive oils, pastas, olives, red peppers, capers, garlic, home made bread are just the beginning of what you can purchase at this amazing farm fresh local market. Chickens, Duck, Rabbit, Lamb, Goat, Beef. Turkey, Muscovy Duck, Pheasants, Partridges, Rock Cornish Hens, Quails, Pork and Pig plus a wide range of cheeses. This is where the local restaurants buy their best.

7941 Highway 26 between Collingwood and Stayner, Stayner ON L0M 1S0
T: 705.428.0196

Sketch Graphics 

Helping clients improve their customer/audience awareness and response. Sketch Graphics is an effective, innovative graphic design/communication business, with over 25 year experience. We will work with you to improve your brand, image, communications, position and messaging through understanding, exploration and developing the materials you need for print and on the web. For when you succeed, we succeeds. Sketch Graphics, communications through design.

South Georgian Bay Area, ON L9Z 1G3
T: 705-730-4328

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