Calendar of Events

Barrie & Area has an abundance of cultural festivals and events, many located on the waterfront. Enjoy a live theatre performance, check out a film under the stars or browse arts & crafts and culinary delights at Kempenfest and Promenade Days. During the winter, celebrate everything we love about the snow at Barrie's Annual Winterfest. Barrie has it all to keep you and your family entertained all year long.

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Carnegie Days

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Carnegie Days A festival of art and language | September 26 to 29 Organized by the MacLaren Art Centre In partnership with Simcoe Contemporary Dancers and the Barrie Public Library Presented in conjunction with Culture Days Carnegie Days draws on the origins of the MacLaren Art Centre’s building as a 1917 Carnegie public library in Barrie and celebrates the legacy of Scottish-born American philanthropist Andrew Carnegie, who built over 2,500 public libraries in the English speaking world. This annual arts festival offers great events for visitors of all ages that explore the role language plays in contemporary art. Special exhibitions, performances, readings, artists’ talks, screenings, guided tours and hands-on family workshops take place at the MacLaren and in downtown Barrie. Carnegie Days coincides with Culture Days, which highlights free, cultural attractions in downtown Barrie. This year’s festival theme is Book Club, which focuses on book clubs and book sharing. For a detailed listing of events, visit us at www.maclarenart.com.
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