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.
On Friday, April 12 from 7:00pm to 8:30pm, the Tom Thomson Art Gallery opens our doors to celebrate three new and exciting spring exhibitions: Barbara Sprague: The Dress, Lisa Birke: Volte-Face, and our latest Gallery Collection exhibition, Under Pressure: The Art of the Print, guest curated by David G. Taylor. The reception begins at 7pm with opening remarks starting at 7:15pm. Refreshments and appetizers to follow. This is a free event and all are welcome to join in the fun! The opening reception for the spring exhibitions is generously sponsored by Sisters on Huron, specialized women’s fashion boutique in Southampton, Ontario.