Weekend Events Report: September 2-4, 2016

Tons to do in Simcoe & Muskoka

September 2nd

Burls Creek Event Grounds in Oro Medonte is hosting another OK Friday Barnfair today. It’s a community driven farmers market which also features an artist showcase, stop by between 3 & 8pm tonight.

In Wasaga Beach its Inflate-A-Fest with a huge collection of inflatables for all ages, over 20 of them all in one place; from an obstacle course to bouncy castles and a massive warrior challenge. It’s open through the day time all weekend at Playland Park Square.

Our Barrie Colts kick off their pre-season schedule with its opening game tonight on the road in Niagara, puck drop at 7pm.

Santa’s Village, Aerial Park & Sportsland are all open all weekend including today in Bracebridge. Santa’s Village is celebrating over 60 years and its open until 6p tonight.

3 More days left at CNE Toronto and this weekend is the Canadian International Air Show.

Tonight on the CNE Bandshell stage Junkhouse is opening for 5440.

September 3rd

Today is Dash of Colour Fun Run! All proceeds from this event go to Rainbows For All Children Canada.

Our Barrie Baycats are looking for a 3-peat, seeking their 3rd straight IBL Title with Game 3 back on their home diamond at Coates Stadium tonight at 7pm in the Finals vs. Toronto.

You might need a napkin, Smokes Poutinerie on Dunlop downtown Barrie is hosting a poutine eating contest today at 3pm.

It’s Inflate-A-Fest in Wasaga Beach, guaranteed way to tire your kids out today with over 20 inflatables all in one location from bouncy castles to and obstacle course and a massive warrior challenge over at Playland Park Square in Wasaga Beach today and tomorrow.

It’s the Summer Sundown Celebration at Blue Mountain with all kinds of entertainment on the Village Stage and a fireworks display over the mountain tonight at 10pm.

You may need a few coffee’s to stay up but its Dusk till Dawn at the Sunset Barrie Drive-In with 4 movies on each of their 3 screens tonight.

Thousands of people will be at Canadian Tire Motosport Park in Bowmanville as the Nascar Camping World Truck Series makes its only appearance on this side of the border. Today will be practice sessions and qualifying goes at 5:45 tonight ahead of raceday tomorrow.

At Sunset Speedway, Innisfil and it’s the 2nd last night of racing before the Championship is claimed. Opening green flag drops at 5p tonight.

Fleetwood Nicks & Practically Petty are performing their tributes tonight at Deerhurst Resort in Huntsville.

The Sam Roberts Band is live on stage at The Kee in Muskoka tonight.

2 more days left at CNE Toronto, the sky will be lit up over Lake Ontario with the Canadian International Air Show starting at noon.

On the CNE Bandshell stage The Lazys are opening for the Trews.

September 4th

It’s raceday on the 2.4km road course at Canadian Tire Motosport Park in Bowmanville with the Nascar Camping World Truck Series, a showcase of Nascar’s young guns making their only appearance on this side of the border. The green flag for the Chevrolet Silverado 250 drops at 2:30pm today.

Game 4 of The Finals goes this afternoon as our Barrie Baycats (seeking their 3rd straight IBL Title) are on the road in Toronto, first pitch goes at 2pm.

Our Barrie Colts are on the road for some pre season exhibition action in Owen Sound, it’s a 2pm puck drop. They will be home for the annual Labor Day Monday exhibition game tomorrow hosting Niagara at 6pm at BMC.

Inflate-A-Fest continues in Wasaga Beach today with over 20 inflatables all in one location from bouncy castles to and obstacle course and a massive warrior challenge over at Playland Park Square. Meanwhile at Beach Area 1 it’s the Memories of Summer event featuring live music on the stage and a fireworks display after 9pm tonight in Wasaga.

It’s Summer Sundown in the Village at Blue with a variety of activities and live entertainment on the outdoor village stage today.

Catch the Labour Day Weekend Fireworks display at Canada’s Wonderland tonight at 10pm.

The Music in the Park Series continues in Midland with an outdoor performance on the Little Lake Park Rotary Stage at 6pm tonight.

You can pull an all-night’er at the Sunset Barrie Drive in for Dusk till Dawn with 4 movies on each of their 3 screens tonight.

The Sam Roberts Band returns to the stage tonight at The Kee in Muskoka.

One more day to go at CNE Toronto but today is your last chance to catch the Canadian International Air Show, Canada’s largest and longest running air show soaring over Lake Ontario.

On the CNE Banshell stage Walk Off The Earth is performing tonight.

Main image via Brian