Picture it: You’ve made it through another great week of work or school, or you find yourself with a free day in the middle of the week, and you’re looking forward to just enjoying some good weather and getting out of the house to exploring something new.
Then, Mother Nature decides to flip the script, and rain is in the forecast for the next 48 hours.
Don’t stress - the town of Keswick and surrounding areas have plenty of activities to ensure you can make the best of your downtime and still do some exploring! Keep reading to discover some of the rainy day activities you can discover in Keswick and Georgina.
There’s just something about rainy days that make movies more entertaining and theatre popcorn taste so much better!
With Imagine Cinemas’ four intimate theatres adding new movies every week, there is no shortage of entertainment options for date night, family movie night or even a solo movie mission. Three of the four theatres have regular seating, and the fourth offers luxury recliners. We can confirm they are OUTSTANDING and will improve any rainy-day adventure.
And if they ask, you always get the extra butter on your popcorn.
The town of Georgina offers a rich history and plenty of stories to tell about amazing Canadians and their contributions to our history.
If you’ve ever been interested in Canada’s involvement in wartime conflicts from the past, then the Georgina Military Museum will be a treat for you.
The non-profit, community-based organization has a wide array of Canadian military artifacts and is always adding to its exhibits to ensure that no visit is ever like the last.
Make sure to keep an eye out on the Museum’s Facebook page, or give them a call at (905) 989-9900. They are open most days from 10am-4pm, but timing varies based on the time of year and whether school groups are heading to the museum.
PHOTO CREDIT: ontarioparks.com
Eldon Hall Museum
Address: 26071 Park Rd, Jacksons Point, ON
The Eldon Hall Museum at Sibbald Provincial Park is another must-visit for history buffs, and has been fully restored to its original charm.
The home of Susan Mein Sibbald (1783-1866), a gentlewoman pioneer whose memoirs were published posthumously in 1926, visitors can interact with some of the Sibbald Family’s original art, artifacts and furnishings.
This write-up from Ontario Parks paints a thorough picture of the vast history of the Sibbald’s, and the significant stories behind some of the artifacts in the home.
There are few better ways to enjoy your time on a rainy day than by rockin’ & rollin’ to some of the most popular songs ever recorded.
The Stephen Leacock Theatre in Keswick is back open for business at full capacity, and they have a great lineup of shows upcoming throughout the fall and winter months.
Take the Stairway to Heaven as you enjoy ZED - The Led Zeppelin Experience on September 24, and Wouldn’t it be Nice to see the Beach Boys Tribute by the Beach Party Boys on October 21, and then one week later you Come Together with friends and family on October 28 to see The FabFour, who cover all the greatest hits of The Beatles!
All shows start at 8:00pm, and you can find the full list of shows until May 2023 here.
So, while rainy days could put a damper on any mood, there are certainly plenty of options to make the best of your time-off in the great communities of Keswick and Georgina. Catch up with us on Facebook or Instagram and let us know where you and your family spend your rainy days in Keswick!