The Ultimate Weekend Bucket List to Beat The Winter Blues

Summoning the energy to get outside can be difficult with frigid temperatures, compounded by fatigue from travelling and long working schedules. But we all know that once you do get outside, you're always glad you did. Here are five ways to bust the winter blues!

Visit a local Cafe

Pop into one of the amazing local cafés like Vibe Eatery & Juice Co, Café Natüra, Shabby Motley or Sweet Greetings for a delicious treat like this Almond Milk Chai Tea Latte from Café Natüra. Spend an hour with your closest friend on a cold or stormy day, sipping lattes and sharing stories. This is a guaranteed winter blues buster!

Photo: Cafe Natüra

Enjoy Time for rejuvenaton

The winter can bring sore muscles, fatigue, chills, colds, and flus. Take the time to treat your body and mind to a massage or spa treatment. Main Street Salon & Spa offers a variety of uniquie amenities and treatments that will leave you feeling rejuenated, relaxed, and pampered.

Get Your Body Moving

Challenge your body in new ways with a class at The Yoga-Co-op. The Yoga Co-op, yoga studio and meeting place, is a communal space where qualified teachers offer a wide range of classes that include Power Flow, Stretch and Tone, Flow and Restore, Candlelight Vinyasa Flow, Reiki, Drum Circle and more.

Photo: The Yogo-Co-op

Slip into something cozy

This is the time of year to slip into something cozy. If you don't already have a pair of these world famous PJs, this is the perfect time to change that. 49th Apparel brings us small-batch Canadian clothing—designed and made right here in Sault Ste. Marie! Stop by their downtown boutique located at 480 Queen Street East or visit their website at to pick up a pair today.

A Night On The Town

It's easy to find great entertaiment in the city. With a number of unique venues and spectalur talent performering regualrly, a night out on the town will give you the perfect excuse to sneak indoors and enjoy a show. Visit the SooToday Events page, The Algoma Conservatory of Music, The Sault Community Theatre Centre, The Sault Theatre Worshop, or The Machine Shop to get started!


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