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Our Downtown To Do List


Do it in the Downtown  - Check List
Parry Sound, Ontario

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1.) Check out Gerhardt Real Estate for ideas and plans for a home or cottage in the area.

2.) Indulge your hardworking hands with a squirt of high quality hand cream and pick up your prescriptions at the Rexall IDA Drugstore.

3.) Pamper your tender tootsies with a pedicure at the Perfectly Pampered Day Spa on Miller Street!

4.) Bite into a slice of delicious homemade fudge at Somewhere In Time while ogling the sheer amount of candy available for purchase. Your next sugar fix is only a step away! Also Providing Tarot Card readings, mystical, crystals and books!

5.) Learn how to count in Chinese and order the Number 5 meal at J.J Garden Chinese Restaurant.

6.) Grab your "Hike Naked - Put Some Colour in Your Cheeks." T-Shirt at the Town Trading Post. Don't forget your Parry Sound Hat!

7.) Check out the antique peddle sewing machines "down below" at the Parry Sound Sewing Centre and sign up for a learn to knit class. Men too!

8.) Buy a porcupine quill box at the Wolf Den - it is design art that is now practiced by a select few, and every person should invest in one in their lifetime.

9.) Enjoy the fresh baked bread at Subway while munching on a sub made just the way you like it.

10.) Get a whiff of fish at Seguin Fish n' Chips and let the benefits of Omega 3 improve your memory power.

11.) Stop by Sarah's Mini-Mart and grab a snack to keep up your energy levels.

12.) Cross the street to Mr. Chips and add a little seasoning salt to your fresh-cut fries. Serving fries to all the guys and gals for over 30 years.

13.) Pick out some flowers for mom at Obdam's Flowers to surprise her and remind her how much you love her.

14.) Visit Above and Beyond Your Expectations and peruse the awesome selection of swimsuits and wraps for your next day at the beach.

15.) Dream about your future nest as you window shop at Remax for your dream home.

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17.) Find the perfect Jeans to shape your booty at Jeans Unlimited.

18.) Invest for the future at Edward Jones Financial or at least research how to save sooner to finish faster!

19.) Pick up some dancing shoes at Kenny's Shoes - a night on the town is just what you need tonight!

20.) At The Brunswick's, shoot a game of pool, watch the sports on the big screen or even bet on a horse race! Enjoy a cold brew and a hot meal with friends.

21.) Buy a Christmas present at Georgian Bay Christmas and the ingredients to make gingerbread summer cottages at the Kitchen Cupboards Bulk Foods at the same time in the same place.

22.) Check out the interest rates at the TD Bank and consider opening an account. They're open Saturdays.

23.) Pick up a photo album at the Bargain Shop to showcase your summer pics to friends when you get home.

24.) Get a favourite picture framed at Artistic Endeavors.

25.) Sooth the soul with some great classical music from the Festival of the Sound. Tickets, Souvenirs and beautiful posters perfect for you or to give as a gift.

26.) Drop by North of Muskoka Embroidery and get your family name embroidered on a set of shirts to give as gifts or as prizes at the next family event.

27.) Freshen up your look with a stop by Gibsons Barber Shop.

28.) Get the latest in fine jewelry and gifts with PD Murphy for that special someone. 

29.) Buy a beautiful book at Parry Sound Books and travel the world from the comfort of your armchair.

30.) Browse the unique baskets and goods at Beverly's and indulge yourself with a gourmet treat or two or maybe even three!

31.) Lounge at Lil's Place family restaurant and enjoy the French Toast Special - Strawberries and Whipped Cream. Get it before it's gone! Limited time only!

32.) Meet at Mitch's to pick out some Merrill sandals, Columbia Jackets , wool socks and try on traditional lumberjack jackets.

33.) Swing by High Tide for all your boarding and fashion needs. Leave the kids to shop while you head to the CIBC next door and stock up on some cash from their bank machines.

34.) Turn the corner to Georgian Bay Whole Foods Store for all your wholesome organic and dietary needs. The only place in town where you can find real miso!

35.) Walk into White Squall and step back in time. Former Headquarters of the Conger Lumber Company and now home to Parry Sound's Premiere kayaking outfitters, White Squall has all your paddling and climbing needs covered. Listen to the creak of the old wooden floors as you traverse the shop and stock up on maps, packs, water gear and clothes too!

36.) At Jessical Vergeer Studios and Dress Shop enjoy the beauty and the art of hand sewn dresses.

37.) Make an appointment to have your hair done at Clippers Hair Salon. Men can cross the street to the Barber Shop and get a trim, or a youngster can get his first haircut in the big barber chair.

38.) Travel the world with whiskey, wine and beer from the LCBO.

39.) Read up on the real estate in the area at Royal Lepage. Your dream home awaits!

40.) Enjoy a matinee or a late night flick in our local Movie theater. Grab some yummy popcorn and a soda from their concession stand.

41.) Bring a new you out in Secret's Salon, for fresh colours with a quality trim. Finish it all off with a cool style.

42.) If you're making your way down along the docks, check out the Hemp Tent for clothes, jewelry and bags all made from natural organics.

43.) Settle in the by the fire at Country Gourmet and enjoy some local art while you delve into a scrumptious sandwich.

44.) Trade some of your old videos or games in for something new at the Quick Cash. If you've ever wanted to try the guitar, drums or something more hand held like a harmonica, there are many instruments for you to buy. Great deals can be found on tools for the guys.

45.) Journey through Bearly Used Books, and ask the friendly staff for that book, or books, you've been meaning to read. Don't forget to browse their basement!

46.) If you're looking to find a locally-focused financial services provider than step into Kawartha Credit Union. They'll be glad to give you information on their services in Parry Sound and Ontario.

47.) Grab a classic lunch at Pizza Ville with all your pizza classics and of course their excellent dips!

48.) If you don't know what to do or where to go in the downtown, visit the Downtown Business Association's Information Booth, and help yourself to the wide selection of pamphlets, brochures  and maps.