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Sun sets on 'best' Mariposa Folk Festival <b>(22 photos)</b>

Sun sets on 'best' Mariposa Folk Festival (22 photos)

Almost 30,000 people attended this year's festival — the 'best year since coming back to Orillia'
Good morning, Orillia!

Good morning, Orillia!

UV index of 10 or very high today
Orillia Silver Band dazzles at Orillia's Aqua Theatre

Orillia Silver Band dazzles at Orillia's Aqua Theatre

A 40-year-old tradition is continuing this summer at Couchiching Beach Park! Earlier this evening, the Orillia Silver Band was performing lively and thought-provoking big-band classics in addition to a pair of beautiful scores commissioned for the ba
Performers keeping the stage hot on final night of Mariposa Folk Festival

Performers keeping the stage hot on final night of Mariposa Folk Festival

Fred Eaglemsith and Tif Ginn kicked off the main-stage entertainment Sunday, the final day of the Mariposa Folk Festival. After folk icon Buffy Sainte-Marie, A.J.
Youth centre the real winner in cook-off

Youth centre the real winner in cook-off

Chopped Canada competitors meet up for charitable rematch in Orillia
Sunshine City remains an inspiration for acclaimed Orillia author

Sunshine City remains an inspiration for acclaimed Orillia author

Novelist Rachel McMillan is releasing her eighth book Tuesday; story focuses on issues faced by immigrants, misogyny and mental illness
Appearance of this sickly fox alarmed Orillia residents in north ward

Appearance of this sickly fox alarmed Orillia residents in north ward

Death will become a merciful release for this 'almost blind wobble of a very weak and sickly animal'
Mariposa Folk Festival lineup wows fans on Saturday

Mariposa Folk Festival lineup wows fans on Saturday

Alan Doyle headlines; Gordon Lightfoot delivers unscheduled performance
Bonnie Dobson gets hall-of-fame treatment at Mariposa

Bonnie Dobson gets hall-of-fame treatment at Mariposa

Dobson's song, Morning Dew, inducted in Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame
Good morning, Orillia

Good morning, Orillia

Sunny today