Fall fairs are ingrained in Grey County's history. Most still celebrate the season the way it has been done for well over a century in rural Ontario, with livestock and trained animal shows; bake-offs; fruit, vegetable, flower and preserve contests; parades; quilt and art shows; farm equipment displays; BBQ dinners and live entertainment.
The Desboro Music Hall is available for concerts, community events and hall rentals. We have a monthly Concert Series from April - October focusing on folk, bluegrass, country and blues music. See our website for more info and tickets.
Our 2017 Concert Series: Sat Apr 22: My Sweet Patootie and Alicia Toner; Fri May 19: James Hill and Anne Janelle with Brontae Hunter; Sat June 17: Ben Kunder and Sarah MacDougall with Rob Elder; Sat July 8: The Redhill Valleys with Carter and Ben; Fri Aug 25: Tragedy Ann, Shawna Caspi and Cody Zevenbergen; Sat Sept 16: Naomi Bristow with Steve Piticco and Ken Yates; Sat Oct 14: The Honey Brothers (Drew McIvor and Jayden Grahlman) with Benjamin Dakota Rogers
Circa 1850, three young stonemasons set sail from Aberdeen, Scotland to North America. They represented only a fraction of the nearly one million Scottish emigrants that crossed the ocean that century.
BEER. WINE. CIDER. HISTORY. Once a hotbed for bootleggers during Prohibition, Grey, Bruce and Simcoe counties now boast several thriving drink producers.
Grey Roots engages and educates our communities in the human history of the County of Grey by preserving and sharing collections, stories and memories.