Ski season isn't over!
Well, that was quick..March Break is over but despite the wacky weather, snow conditions remain excellent for any winter activity but stay off all lake and rivers..another sure sign of spring..ice breakers are moving ice on Georgian Bay.
For Muskoka travelers...Webers is now open for the season on Hwy 11.
All resorts are open, full operation and we should get in another couple of weeks before end of season. We'll run out of skiers before we run out of snow.
Join the NEWSTALK ski team Saturday at Mount St. Louis/Moonstone for some great conditions, great food and killer sun deck. Watch for the NEWSTALK Markville Ford Explorer to win a $25 gift card from Pizzaville.
OK, as for events it's a huge weekend in Toronto with a number of shows on the go..The best value..a 2 for 1 remains at Enercare Center with the National Home Show and Canada Blooms..over 1,000 vendors, booths, demonstrations and more through Sunday.
ComiCon is huge..thousands of people will attend seminars, photo ops, celebrities and nostalgia at Metro Convention Center, South Building.
One of the biggest in the country takes place at the International Center...Toronto Sportsmens Show with 350,000 sq ft of exhibits, camping, hiking, fishing and the great outdoors along with the famous lumberjack show through Sunday.
There's also a Home and Outdoor Show in Lindsay...over 150 vendors at the Fairgrounds through Sunday as well.
Everybody loves a parade..the biggest Irish Festival in North America takes place in Listowel..this celebration has been going for 3 weeks winding up with the parade on Sat at noon.
The Irish Real Life Festival takes place in Waterloo...4th annual with Irish music, food and beer at various locations in town.
Just down the road to Kitchener it's St Paddys Day market starting at 10 on Sat on King St.
Also in Kitchener, it's the Annual Model Train show and sale....thousands of people will attend with over 170 vendors, displays and of course huge train set ups at Marshall Hall on Sunday from 10-5.
If you're a snowmobiler, don't miss a peak at next years sleds..2020 Manufacturers Sneak Peak with all factory reps, machines and more at Bradford Greenhouse in Barrie, fri and sat with free admission.
March Break continues to rock at Blue Mountain with all sorts of activities in the Village including outdoor DJ, live music, movies and horse drawn wagon rides.
This is different, the town of Erin is celebrating Upside Down Sale.. Main street will be packed as merchants bring out goods to sell with Ireland a main focus of celebration, Sat and Sun downtown.
It's all about music just north of the city with the Aurora Winter Blues Festival, Friday and Saturday at the local theatre on Henderson Dr..8-10:30pm.
And the sap is running..Maple Syrup Festivals are not only delicious with pancakes and sausages but educational with demonstrations and cooking...great family outings...here's a run down of a sugar bush near you: Kortright Center in Woodbridge along with Maple Syrup by Lamplight starting at 7, Bruces Mill in Stoufville, Terra Cotta Conservation area in Georgetown, Willowtree Farm in Port Perry, Shaws Sugar Bush in Oro Medonte in the Barrie Orillia area, Maple Trail at various locations in Muskoka, Tap into Maple in areas north east of the city, Westfield Heritage Village in Hamilton, Mclean Berry Farm in Lakefield near Peterborough along with a one day celebration in Buckhorn.... 26th annual Maplefest on Sat with all sorts of kids activities from 9:30-4.
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