I don't think any of us are convinced that spring is ever going to show up! I really hope we get spoiled with some great weather during the summer months.

All that being said, lets get out and enjoy this weather for what it is and take in some of these great activities going on in and around the Barrie area:

Off Road Only Expo 2014

Event Start Date:05/10/2014 9:00 AM
Event End Date:05/10/2014 5:00 PM

Date: May 10, 2014
Location: Barrie Curling Club, 175 Essa Road, Barrie
Contact: (705) 309-1170; 

Check out all of the new and used Powersports equipment from leading manufactures all under one roof. Get some new gear. Talk to local riding clubs and find out where the best trails are!

Event Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm 

Huronia Symphony Orchestra - Grand Finale

Event Start Date:05/10/2014 7:30 PM
Event End Date:05/10/2014 9:00 PM

Date: Saturday May 10, 2014
Location: Emmanuel Baptist Church
Contact: (705) 721-4752,

Description: HSO presents the Russian Titan, Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: passionate, tragic and victorious, his musical expression captivates the hearts of his audiences. Experience the "Variations o a Rococo Theme" with guest cellist and the glorious "Symphony No. 5".

Event Time: 7:30pm
Admission: $25 adults, $10 students (14+), $5 children (13 and under)

Theatre By The Bay Presents 'Nine Mile Portage'

Event Start Date:05/19/2014 12:00 AM
Event End Date:06/07/2014 12:00 AM

Dates: May 19 - June 7, 2014
Location: Kiwanis Pavilion, Barrie's Waterfront 
Contact: (705) 735-9243; 

Nine Mile Portage is back! the play takes the audience on a historic walk along Barrie's waterfront, starting at the Kiwanis Pavilion just west of the Southshore Community Centre. The performance features songs and dramatic (and comedic) re-enactments telling the story of Barrie's past. An entertaining way to learn how "the wickedest town east of winnipeg" became the flourishing waterfront city it is today.

Show Times: Visit for schedule and admission

10th Annual Barrie Waterfront Festival

Event Start Date:05/23/2014 5:00 PM
Event End Date:05/25/2014 6:00 PM

Date: May 23 - 25, 2014
Locations: Centennial Park, Downtown Barrie

The 2014 10th Annual Waterfront Festival is set to kick off the summer season on Friday 23 - May 25th, 2014. A great FREE entertainment line up will surely draw a large crowd as we welcome the warm sun and clear skies. Please go for more details.

Event Time: Friday: 5pm - 11pm;  Saturday: Noon - 11pm; Sunday: Noon - 6pm
Admission: Free

MEC Bikefest

Event Start Date:05/24/2014 9:00 AM
Event End Date:05/24/2014 4:00 PM

Date: May 24, 2014
Location: Hardwood Ski & Bike, 402 Old Barrie Road West, Oro-Medonte 

Bikefest is a community celebration of all things bike related featuring skills clinics, demos, and workshops. You can try out gear and test ride a new bike from vendors on site. There's something for everyone. Join your local event, and celebrate everything on two wheels.

Georgian College Autoshow 2014

Event Start Date:05/30/2014 12:00 PM
Event End Date:06/01/2014 6:00 PM

Date: May 30 - June 1, 2014
Location: Georgian College Campus, 1 Georgian Drive, Barrie
Contact: (705) 722-5161; 

Come to the largest outdoor auto show in North America. Live auction (Sunday), Pfaff Porsche Autocross Track, New Vehicles, Classic Cars, KidZone and more!

Enjoy the spring, summer will be here with the heat that we all love to complaine about soon !enough

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