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August 2019 Newsletter
Posted on Fri, 02 Aug 2019, 05:30:00 PM  in Festival & Events,  Local Events,  Family

Wow - it is hard to believe that we are already coming to the end of summer 2019! August is fast approaching, as are some of the best festivities Barrie has to offer!

We will kickstart our August with the next long weekend, as the Civic holiday is Monday, August 5th this year. You can find a list of closures at .

Barrie's annual Kempenfest festival also takes place over the Civic long weekend. You can find all information related to the 2019 Kempenfest at This year, I am a proud sponsor of Moose Minooski's Barrie, who will be having their booth set up near the RBC stage. They will have ribs prepared for sampling, so make sure you check it out (sample times will be available at a later date)! Moose Winooski's Barrie will be handing out some fun things for the kids, as well as coupons for your use at the restaurant, so don't miss out!! I will be giving out 2 VIP passes to Loverboy performing on Saturday, August 3rd to the lucky winners of my Facebook contest. Be sure to check out my Facebook page for your chance to win.

This year, Barrie's annual Dragonboat festival will take place on Saturday, August 24th from 8am - 6pm. You can find more information related to the festival at

Lastly, Boots and Hearts will be taking place at Burl's Creek from Thursday, August 8 - Sunday, August 11. Be sure to go if you want to see artists such as Chase Rice, Cole Swindell, Miranda Lambert and Jason Aldean (to name a few)! You can find more information and buy tickets at

I hope everyone enjoys the last few weeks of summer vacation - back to school will be here before you know it!!

Have a safe and happy August!!

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Posted on Tue, 30 Jul 2019, 02:50:00 PM  in Local Events,  Festival & Events

Moose Winooski

The countdown to Barrie's Kempenfest is on! Opening this Friday, August 2nd through the 5th. Make sure to check it out! I'm a proud sponsor of Moose Winooski's Barrie who'll have their booth setup near the RBC stage preparing ribs for sampling !!! If you’ve never tried their ribs, this is your chance! Sample times will be posted at a later date! Moose Winooski will be handing out some fun things for the kids as well as coupons for you to come and enjoy some food at the restaurant so don’t miss out!

I will be giving away 2 VIP passes to Loverboy performing on Saturday.... Just tell me what you like most about Kempenfest for your chances to win ..

#Kemfenfest #Festivals #Ribs #MooseWinooski #KempenfeltBay #ProudLocal


Kempenfest Playlist

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Spring has Sprung!
Posted on Sat, 11 May 2019, 02:55:00 PM  in Festival & Events,  Buying,  Local Events,  Family
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The old saying "April showers brings May flowers" has certainly proven to be true this month! The mix of rain, snow and cloudy weather has made for an interesting April, but blue skies and sunny days are coming soon!

Hopefully all of the rain we have had lately has made for lots of beautiful spring flowers. Don't forget to buy a bouquet for your mother, as Mother's Day is this Sunday, May 12th.

Speaking of warmer weather, it's important to note that we are fast approaching our next long weekend, so mark May 20th in your calendars for Victoria Day.

With all this sun, you'll probably want to attend the Barrie Waterfront Festival, which will be taking place at Centennial Park from May 24th - 26th (I know I'll be there!). You can find more details about this event here:

Have you been doing some Spring cleaning? If you're thinking about getting any new furniture to spruce up your home this Spring, the Canadian Furniture Show at Mississauga's International Centre happens on Friday, May 24th from 9am - 6pm. You can find more details here:

If someone you know is thinking of buying or selling, don't hesitate to contact me at 705-718-2062 or 647-712-2062. I'd be happy to help you get to this next chapter.

To all the Moms out there - wishing you a day as special and warm as you are!
spring flowers 2019
Happy Mother's Day!

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Leaf's Nation Winter Week
Posted on Mon, 12 Feb 2018, 05:30:00 PM  in Festival & Events,  Local Events,  Family

barrie winter hockey

Leafs Nation Winter Week is coming to Barrie's Centennial Park ice rink this weekend (Feb. 17). Don't miss this free event!
- Meet members of the Leafs Alumni
- giveaways
- games
- free warm beverages and more.

Click here for more details.



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Posted on Thu, 02 Feb 2017, 02:30:00 PM  in Festival & Events,  Local Events,  Family
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Barrie's Winterfest, February 4 & 5, 2017

The City of Barrie proudly presents Barrie Winterfest, one of the Top 100 Festivals & Events in Ontario. Grab your mittens and celebrate Canada150 with us on February 4th & 5th, 2017.

Tour Barrie's downtown with the town crier, enjoy the ice sculptures, try snow shoe

ing, watch the lumberjack shows and so much more. For full details on events, shuttles and locations click on the link below and enjoy !

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Posted on Fri, 22 Jan 2016, 04:20:00 PM  in Festival & Events,  Local Events,  Family

Barrielicious 2016


I'm so excited that it's Barrielicious time again.  Starting today and going through until the 7th of February. This year there are over 50 restaurants participating. Great time to explore new restaurants with 3 course dinners being served from $15 - $25. Support your local restaurants while enjoying great food with family & friends....

Starting today and ending on the 7th of February ! I'll see you around town

Barrielicious 2016

Click on this link to see the list of participating Restaurants and Bon Appetit !

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Winterfest 2016
Posted on Thu, 14 Jan 2016, 03:00:00 PM  in Festival & Events,  Local Events,  Family
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2016 Barrie Winterfest

February 6 & 7, 2016

Heritage Park & Memorial Square


Barries Ice Sculptures



I'm so excited to announce 2016's Winter Festival at Barrie's waterfront.

Bundle up and come out for a day of fun and adventure.  There'll be horse drawn carriage rides, ice sculpting, lumberjack shows, public skating at centennial beach.  Sample the soups in the city hall rotunda, with local restaurants offering a variety of soups !  Participate or just enjoy watching the Polar Bear Dip on Sunday at noon.  There is also so much more to enjoy.  Go to Barrie's Winterfest website for full details.  I hope to see you there .....

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