Sunday, May 29, 2011

Burl’s Creek and Mariposa Team-Up…Folk Music at the Barrie Automotive Flea Market

       Now a Public Service Announcement from the 2011 Mariposa Folk Festival

    Mariposa Folk Foundation and Burl’s Creek Family Event Park have teamed-up to present live music on Friday June 3rd and Saturday June 4th on the Patio at the Barrie Automotive Flea Market. The two organizations also collaborate to provide camping for visitors to Mariposa Folk Festival, which takes place July 8-10 this year.

“We are pleased to help promote Mariposa Folk Festival by presenting live music at the Barrie Automotive Flea Market. It will add to the great experience our patrons can expect this weekend” said Donald Hanney, President of Burl’s Creek Family Event Park.

“This is a great opportunity to provide a glimpse of what Mariposa Folk Festival is all about to the thousands of people who attend the Barrie Automotive Flea Market. We are very appreciative of the support Burl’s Creek Family Event Park is providing” said Mike Hill, Artistic Director.

Admission to the Barrie Automotive Flea Market is $10 per day or $20 for the weekend. Children under 12 years of age are free when accompanied with adult.

Performance Schedule
Friday, June 3
1:00-2:00 Steph Dunn
2:15-3:15 Kirsten  Scholte & the Fancys
3:30-4:30 Dave Thomson

Saturday, June 4
1:00-2:15 Kirsten  Scholte & the Fancys
2:30-3:30 Dave Thomson

This years Mariposa Folk Festival takes place July 8-10, Orillia, Ontario. This year’s line-up includes Emmylou Harris, Josh Ritter and the Royal City Band, Peter Yarrow, Lunch at Allen’s, John McDermott, Ron Hynes, Garnet Rogers, Adonis Puentes and many more on eleven stages throughout the beautiful Tudhope Park on the shores of Lake Couchiching. 

There will be Audience camping available at nearby Burl’s Creek Family Event Park

All ticket categories are now on sale at

Kids 12 and under are admitted free. There is discounted pricing for youth and young adults.

I now return you to your regularly scheduled Blog Posts 

Joe Cornelisse-SSGS

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