Thursday Aug 24 - Sunday Aug 27: Head to the 2017 Barrie Fair to celebrate the area's agricultural heritage. There will be a midway, demolition derby, tractor pulls, vendors and livestock competitions. 

Friday Aug 25 - Sunday Aug 27: Sample the ribs at Orillia Ribfest this weekend. There will be a kids zone, life-sized board games, food and drink and much  more! 

Saturday Aug 26: Check out the 15th Annual Barrie Dragon Boat Festival at Heritage Park & Kempenfelt Bay. Watch the Dragon Boat races, stop by the cultural and commercial exhibits and enjoy some children's activities. There will be fun for the entire family!

Saturday Aug 26: It is the Copper Kettle Festival this weekend in Creemore. There will be live music, food and drink, brewery tours, a local maker's market, activities for the kids and more!

Sunday Aug 27: Stop by the Simcoe County Museum for their Summer Sundays program. This Sunday is Butterfly Paradise where participants will learn about how to create a butterfly paradise of your own.