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Keys to the City of Barrie: Cross Country Skiing

This week on the Keys to the City of Barrie, we try Cross Country Skiing at Hardwood Ski and Bike. We’ve toured downhill facilities and thought, cross country should be easier than chair lifts and snowplows, but guess what? We were wrong! This type of skiing is 100% a workout! While Hardwood Ski and Bike says everyone can do it, and they’re right, they also say that you can customize your experience to suit your needs. You can casually glide through the trails and beContinue reading

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Keys to the City of Barrie: Blue Mountain

  We escaped the City and headed for the hills in this week’s Keys to the City of Barrie, brought to you by Pratt Homes. We know Blue Mountain for their skiing, but there’s so much to do if you’re a lover of snow, or would rather stay off the slopes. From shopping and dining at the Village, or splashing with the kids at Plunge, the indoor/outdoor water park, or you can hit up the Ridge Runner. Pack your bravery though. That is one fastContinue reading

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Keys tothe City of Barrie: Holiday Light Tour

We love the Holidays, and we love how the City of Barrie gets festive. We took a drive around town to see some of the most Griswaldy light shows around. Here are the homes we checked out! 123 Violet Street – Tune into a local radio station and you will see the lights dance to the music! Nearly every inch of this home is covered by lights. Emms Drive – Candy canes and lights galore! This one is not to miss. 399 Codrington – SelfContinue reading

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Keys to the City of Barrie: Drysdale’s Tree Farm

Every year, since 1973, families have flocked to Drysdale’s Tree Farm for festive fun. From cutting down your own Christmas Tree, to visiting with Santa, this is the place where the Holidays are alive. With more than 400 acres of trees, located just outside of Barrie, the Drysdale family has been growing and caring for these evergreens for three generations.¬†When it comes to the perfect tree for your home, Doug Drysdale believes Fraser Fir is your best bet. It’s the perfect place to kickstart theContinue reading

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Keys to the City of Barrie: Brew Tour

Craft Beer has never been so popular, and Barrie boasts three big contenders in the beer game. Barnstormer Brewing and Distilling Co., Redline Brewhouse and the original craft brewer in Barrie, Flying Monkeys, all have unique offerings which makes them a destination for beer tourists. We check out all three in one day to check it all out iin this week’s Keys to the City of Barrie, brought to you by Pratt Homes.

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Keys to the City of Barrie: Kempenfelt Community Players

Kempenfelt Community Players has been wowing crowds in Barrie for 40 years with their theatre shows and musicals, and this year’s Peter Pan is a definite show stopper! We had a sneak peek at the show before it hits the stage this week and got to meet some incredible young talent in this week’s Keys to the City of Barrie, brought to you by Pratt Homes.