After the coldest and snowiest winter on record, northerners far and wide are happy to see Spring has finally sprung!

If you are slowly making your way out of hibernation mode and becoming more social, you may want to add these events to your schedule. Whether you are single, looking for date ideas for someone special or searching for family fun, there is something for everyone. Check back often for more hot happenings!


No Partner? No Problem! Nights at ARC
When: April 16, 23, 30, 6-9pm
Where: ARC Climbing + Yoga Sudbury

This is your opportunity to meet other solo Sudbury climbers and the ARC community. Find out more about this and other ARC events!

Cardinal Wardrobe Sale
When: Wed April 17, 10-8pm
Where: 222 McIntyre Street West, Suite 203, North Bay

The hit show Cardinal is having an end of season wardrobe sale! Amazing prices on winter gear, business attire, casual wear, shoes, accessories. Bargains galore, everything must go!!

One Love Pride Dance
When: April 18, 10pm
Where: The Summit Nightclub

North Bay Pride presents this 2nd annual event. Tickets are discounted in advance so get yours soon.

Nest Talks
When: April 19, 26, 6-8pm April 18 2019, 10pm
Where: The Cedar Nest Decor

This speaker series focuses on a variety of topics ranging from professionalism, personal stories, poetry, motivation, life skills and so much more!

Cardinal TV Series Props Auction

When: Sat April 20, view 9-10, auction 10am
Where: Northern Auction Sales

Buy a piece of local television history! The popular award winning TV drama series Cardinal has finished filming their 4th successful season on CTV and BBC 4. The entire warehouse contents of props, sets, and furniture used for the filming of the popular production is being sold at public auction.

Powassan Maple Syrup Festival
When: Sat April 27, 9am-4pm
Where: Main Street, Powassan

There are few things more Canadian than a maple syrup festival and the North is in no short supply! Featuring live music, events and excursions along with craft, food and maple vendors. Kids will love the bouncy castle, face painting, puppet show, pony rides and petting zoo.

Muskoka Maple Festival
When: Sun April 27, 9am-5pm
Where: Main Street/Downtown Huntsville

A family friendly event celebrates the maple harvest in Muskoka. Enjoy a day of activities, vendors, live music, street performers and, most importantly – so much delicious food!

Emergence: Annual Secondary School Juried Art Exhibition
When: May 2-June 2,
Where: Art Gallery of Sudbury

The Emergence exhibition is composed of works of art from secondary school students of the Rainbow District School Board, the Sudbury District Catholic School Board, le conseil scolaire pulic du Grand Nord de l’Ontario and le conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario.  Emergence was initiated in the 1970 and has been an annual exhibition since. This year 71 works will be on display.

Makers North Presents: Spring Handmade Market
When: Sat May 4, 11am-4pm
Where: McEwen School of Architecture

This event showcases over 50 talented makers + artists from Northern Ontario and promises a happy day of celebrating handmade culture in the north. With swag bags for the first 50 shoppers, a handmade haul prize, coffee, tasty treats & good vibes – how could they disappoint?!

The Grande Wedding Show
When: Sunday May 5, 2-5pm
Where: The Grande Event Centre

Over 30 exhibits showcasing the finest local products & services to help you plan and prep for that special day. Taste a variety of hors d’oeuvres and desserts. Plus free gift bags for the first 100 couples!

Garden Style Floral Arrangement Workshop & Afternoon Tea
When: Sunday May 5, 1-4pm
Where: Guilty Pleasures Bakeshop + Bar


Sip a white rose latte and enjoy a lavender rosemary cupcake while playing florist for the afternoon with an array of lush spring blooms. Celebrate an early Mother’s Day by spending some quality time together, or come with friends and surprise mum with your handmade floral creation.

Nourish(ed) Yoga & Conscious Eating
When: Sat May 11, 2-4pm
Where: Yinyassa Yoga & Other Arts

Through yoga and mindfulness, this workshop will nourish your mind, body and soul. It aims to help you feel Nourish(ed) from the inside out. Read more about the event and everything it includes here.

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