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October 2019
Picture of older adults with their arms linked forming a circle
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
269 7th Ave Hanover N4N 2H5

HANOVER, ON – October 1st is National Seniors Day! To celebrate, The Town of Hanover’s Age-Friendly Committee is hosting a free information sharing event featuring agencies and organizations who provide volunteer opportunities or valuable services for older adults living in our region.

Coal Miner's Daughter
Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 7:00pm
251 9th Street East Owen Sound N4K 1N8

Join us as we dive into The Roxy Theatre’s historic past! Step back in time with the last film screened at The Roxy, Coal Miner’s Daughter. Starring a young Sissy Spacek and Tommy Lee Jones, this Oscar-winning film follows the fascinating life of country music legend, Loretta Lynn. Come dressed 1980s-style if you dare.

Scarecrow Hoedown – Meaford Style
Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
12 Nelson St. E Meaford N4L1N2

Tickets $27

Autumn Leaves Studio Tour
Friday, October 4, 2019 (All day) to Sunday, October 6, 2019 (All day)
260 4th Ave Hanover N4N2B5

Every fall the artists of the Autumn Leaves Studio Tour invite the public into their homes and studios. In 2019 from Friday October 4 to Sunday October 6th, explore the diversity of our seasoned artists and the artworks of a number of first time studios. The range of mediums include; glass, watercolours, pottery and ceramics, acrylics and oils, fiber art, wood, and metal. 

The Art Map Open Studio Weekend
Friday, October 4, 2019 (All day) to Sunday, October 6, 2019 (All day)
180 Simpson Street Eugenia N0C 1E0

Meet some of the best artists in Grey, Bruce and Simcoe Counties at their studios and galleries during the Open Studio Weekend. They live and work amid some of the most scenic vistas Ontario has to offer. Recharge between stops at excellent restaurants, cafés and coffee shops listed in The Food Map. Pick your favourite artists and go! They are open from 10-5 each day.

Saugeen Artists guild Art Studio Open Oct 4, 5, 6
Friday, October 4, 2019 (All day) to Sunday, October 6, 2019 (All day)
260 4th Ave Hanover N4N2B5

Our guild members are excited to open our art studios October 4, 5, 6 located from Walkerton to Holland Center. Nine studios will be hosting other guild members with our newest artwork.

Follow our yellow & black signs "Art Show this weekend" to our home studios. Pick up our 2019 brochure with a map inside or our website:

Scarecrows Hanging off light poles
Friday, October 4, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm
3 St. Vincent St. Meaford N4L 1B8

Scarecrows' Book Invasion is the theme of the 2019 Meaford Scarecrow Invasion and Family Festival. This year’s parade is Friday, October 4th, starting at 6 p.m. on Sykes Street followed by a family festival at the Rotary Harbour Pavilion …free activities for the whole family, apple pie contest awards and auction, entertainment, and more. Scarecrows start to invade Meaford in mid September and stay until mid October.

Introductary image of each exhibition.
Friday, October 4, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
840 1st Ave W. Owen Sound N4K 4K4

On Friday October 4 from 7-8:30 pm join the staff and advisory committee of the Tom Thomson Art Gallery as we celebrate the opening of our new fall exhibitions 'Footprints in Time: Painting Around Georgian Bay' guest curated by Katharine Lochnan and Louise Moore and 'Patrick DeCoste: 13 Moons and a Canoe' guest curated by Carla Garnet. The reception begins at 7 pm with opening remarks taking place at 7:15 pm.

Bootleg Creedence
Friday, October 4, 2019 - 7:30pm
251 9th Street East Owen Sound N4K 1N8

Bootleg Creedence takes its audience on a rockin’ ride down the bayou. Their authentic sound leaves no stone unturned, keeping true to the music of Creedence Clearwater Revival and John Fogerty. “Bootleg Creedence! They rocked a full house at the Hanover Civic Centre. The crowd gave them 2 standing ovations and could have stayed all night.” – Dreamrock Productions

Feature Print from Exhibition
Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
840 1st Ave W. Owen Sound N4K 4K4

Join us on October 5 at 1pm for an Artist Panel Discussion surrounding our latest exhibition 'Patrick DeCoste: 13 Moons and a Canoe'. This Panel Discussion features Bonnie Devine in conversation with artist Patrick DeCoste.
This event is free, all are welcome.

The Second City
Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 7:30pm
251 9th Street East Owen Sound N4K 1N8

The Second City’s Touring Company brings their unforgettable classic and original sketch comedy to Owen Sound! The Best of the Second City features an ever-changing selection of the funniest sketches from the past fifty years, as well as the hilarious unscripted improvisation for which Second City is famous.

Murray McLauchlan, Cindy Church, Marc Jordan and Ian Thomas  Are Lunch At Allen's
Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
12 Nelson St. E Meaford N4L1N2

Tickets $46.50

Lunch At Allen’s is a musical powerhouse comprising four remarkable Canadian talents: Murray McLauchlan, Cindy Church, Marc Jordan and Ian Thomas. These three artists have come together adding the incredible voice of Cindy Church (Quartette, Great Western Orchestra) to form Lunch At Allen’s. Presented by Shantero Productions

Live at Massie Hall - October 5 - The Trio
Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
823668 Massie Road Chatsworth N0H 1G0

Back by popular demand: the powerful vocals of Chris Scerri, the electrifying violin of Victoria Yeh and the masterful guitar and vocal stylings of Jon Zaslow. Together, these exceptional artists re-invent the songs of musicians that influenced generations, from the Beatles to Bruce Cockburn.

CIBC Run for the Cure Logo
Sunday, October 6, 2019 - 8:00am to 11:15am
156 Jozo Blvd Blue Mountains L9y 3Z2

Blue Mountain plays host to the scenic 5km family run at the base of the Niagara Escarpment in support of Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. Who will you run for?

CIBC Run for the Cure
Sunday, October 6, 2019 - 9:00am to 11:30pm
Blue Mountain Village Town of Blue Mountains N0H 1J0

The CIBC Run for the Cure is a 5k or 1k walk or run that raises funds for the Canadian Cancer Society. It is the largest single-day, volunteer-led event in Canada in support of the breast cancer cause!

Sunday, October 6, 2019 - 2:00pm
942 2nd Ave East Owen Sound N4K 2H6

Join us in celebrating our 25th Anniversary. 2-4 pm Sunday, October 6. Refreshments, guest speakers and always, great local art and craft.

Sunday, October 6, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
942 2nd Ave East Owen Sound N4K 2H6

Please join us in celebrating the Owen Sound Artists' Co-op's 25th year in business! There will be guest speakers, refreshments and members, past and present.

Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
12 Nelson St. E Meaford N4L1N2

Rocketman Oct 10 4pm

Rocketman is a 2019 biographical musical drama film based on the life of musician Elton John. Directed by Dexter Fletcher and written by Lee Hall, it stars Taron Egerton as John, with Jamie Bell, Richard Madden, and Bryce Dallas Howard. The film follows John's early days as a prodigy at the Royal Academy of Music to his musical partnership with Bernie Taupin.  120 min

Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 7:30pm
251 9th Street East Owen Sound N4K 1N8

Presented by The Roxy and Country 93. The Ballagh family has been described as a captivating catharsis of fiddle, feet and voice, and has taken their lively and energetic shows all across Canada, The United States and Europe. Performers of traditional Celtic music with an East Coast flavour, The Ballaghs are a dynamic group bound together by their palpable joy for playing and electric family dynamics.

Apple Harvest Festival Logo
Saturday, October 12, 2019 (All day) to Monday, October 14, 2019 (All day)
156 Jozo Blvd Blue Mountains L9y 3Z2

There's no better way to enjoy Thanksgiving weekend and the fall colours than at the Blue Mountain Village, Thornbury and Clarksburg! Free family activities, live music, Apple Pie Trail, scavenger hunts, apple fun, hiking, biking and fall driving tours.

Photography 101 at the library
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
824 1st Ave West Owen Sound N4K 4K4

Photography 101 with the Owen Sound Camera Club

The Owen Sound Camera Club, in partnership with the Owen Sound & North Grey Union Public Library, is having an evening where you can come and ask questions about your camera features.

The evening is centered on the beginner to teach you how to use your camera features as well as photography basics, such as composition and the exposure triangle.

Pigs: Canada’s Pink Floyd
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
12 Nelson St. E Meaford N4L1N2

Tickets  $50

PIGS: Canada's Pink Floyd are bringing their In the Flesh Tour across North America this year.  Hits from Dark Side of the Moon, Wish You Were Here, Animals, and The Wall as well as material that has rarely—if ever—been played live by Pink Floyd will be performed.  Presented by Ghostfinger Productions

Woodstock HW
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 8:00pm to 10:30pm
Heartwood Concert Hall, 939 2nd Avenue East Owen Sound N4K 2H5

Heartwood Hall Presents: Woodstock 50 Years Later

Thursday, October 17th! Doors open at 7:30, show at 8:00. Advance tickets $20, at the door $25. 19+ event.


auditions, casting call, amateur theatre,
Friday, October 18, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
443-10th Avenue Hanover N4N 2P1

It's 1956 and Hilda and Sam Fluck, newly on their own since their two children finally left the nest, look forward to a new TV and peace.  What could possibly go wrong?  

Canadian Norm Foster's heart-warming and relatable comedy shows that ultimately it's family one must celebrate and how its members can come together.

An Evening with Steve Poltz
Friday, October 18, 2019 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
12 Nelson St. E Meaford N4L1N2

An Evening with Steve Poltz Fri Oct 18 8pm $35/40

Sat Oct 19: Citizen Jane with David Stone
Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 7:30pm to 10:30pm
136215 Grey Road 40 Desboro N0H 1K0

Desboro Music Hall 2019 Concert Series

Doors open at 7pm, Music starts at 7:30pm

All ages

Guest Artist Tristan Durie
Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 7:30pm to 9:45pm
1550 8th Street East Owen Sound N4K 1C8

Ralph Vaughan Williams is one of the most important composers of the 20th century.  We will be performing his “London Symphony” that incorporates English folk music and the sounds of London.  Austrian composer Joseph Haydn lived, composed and performed in London during the late 1700s. It is considered his most productive period. Join us as we celebrate London.

Monday, October 21, 2019 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
310 12th Street Hanover N4N 1V6

Join us for a free screening of the locally made film: Resilience; Transforming Our Community.  A different kind of climate change film; one that inspires hope and community action.

This is a chance to see how climate change will affect Grey County and beyond.  There will be a discussion afterwards for you to offer suggestions and express particular concerns that affect you.

Live2Lead Event Poster
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 5:00pm to 8:30pm
269 7th Ave Hanover N4N 2H5

Live2Lead is a half-day, leader development experience designed to equip attendees with new perspectives, practical tools and key takeaways. They’ll learn from world-class leadership experts, be prepared to implement a new action plan, and start leading when they get back to the office with renewed passion and commitment!

Reader's Advisory Workshop at L.E. Shore Library
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 1:15pm to 3:00pm
L.E. Shore Library Thornbury N0H 2P0

Celebrate Ontario Public Library Week at L.E. Shore Library: Reader's Advisory Workshop with Sheila Balls

Learn about a different kind of Book Club. Share book and author suggestions.  Find like-minded readers and have friendly discussions about all kinds of books!

Tyler Shaw
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
12 Nelson St. E Meaford N4L1N2

Tickets $35/45

The Northwest Passage in Story and Song with David Newland at L.E. Shore Thursday October 24th 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
L.E. Shore Library Thornbury N0H 2P0

In celebration of Ontario Public Library Week, The L.E. Shore Library presents an evening of photography, storytelling, and live original songs, with David Newland.

An Evening With Cowboy Junkies
Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
12 Nelson St. E Meaford N4L1N2

Tickets  $55

Bird Watching in Ontario at L.E. Shore Library Friday October 25 at 1pm
Friday, October 25, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
L.E. Shore Library Thornbury N0H 2P0

If you enjoy bird watching and photography, then please join us for a Bird Watching presentation with David. T. Chapman.  Birds of Ontario Part 2 will take place on Friday October 25 at 1pm at L.E. Shore.  Learn about our small backyard flying visitors that we all know and love.  See his excellent bird photography and videos of these fascinating and colourful characters. Everyone is welcome to this free event.

Night of Too Many Pumpkins 2019
Friday, October 25, 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:30pm
105261 Southgate Road 10 Cedarville N0G 1N0

The Night of Too Many Pumpkins is a three-night event showcasing over 300 pumpkins from the local area allowing you to drive through this wonderous sight. Located at the Cedarville Community Centre, this fundraiser focuses on showcasing young children, youth and local businesses ability to wow and surprise us with their talents.

Halloween Marsh St 2019 CSP
Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 7:30pm to 11:30pm
Marsh Street Centre, 187 Marsh Street Clarksburg N0H 1J0

Halloween at The Marsh Street Centre

Saturday October 26 2019! A Chris Scerri Presents production.

A night of masquerades and music at the historically haunted Marsh Street Centre in Clarksburg! The halls will be adorned with the most ghoulish and frightful decor. Hair raising drinks and spine chilling eats served by the eeriest of creatures. Get in a trance and let the music put you under its spell!

Great Annual Book Sale 2019
Monday, October 28, 2019 - 9:30am to Monday, November 4, 2019 - 8:00pm
824 1st Ave. West Owen Sound N4K 4K4

The Library’s biggest fundraising event is coming up again! Come to check out thousands of quality used books, DVDs, CDs and audiobooks from October 28 to November 4.

Regular Sale: Monday, October 28 to Thursday, October 31, 9:30 am - 9:00 pm, Friday, November 1, 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

1/2 Price Days: Saturday, November 2, 9:30 am - 5:00 pm, Sunday November 3, 2:00 - 5:00 pm

Picture of author Ted Barris and his book Rush to Danger
Monday, October 28, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
451 10th Ave Hanover N4N 2P1

Bestselling Canadian author and military historian Ted Barris will be in the Civic Theatre, speaking about his new book. “Rush to Danger: Medics in the Line of Fire”. Two of his previous books, “The Great Escape: A Canadian Story”, and “The Dam Busters: Canadian Airmen and the Secret Raid against Nazi Germany”, were both Canadian bestsellers, examining the role of Canadians in two seminal events of World War II.

Meaford Dragons event
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
12 Nelson Street East Meaford N4L 1N6

This 11th edition of the annual “Meaford Dragons” features host internationally known comedian, actor and writer, Andrew Chapman, and with a new catered intermission included with your admission the business of starting a business has never been more deliciously entertaining.

Meaford Dragons Return
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
12 Nelson St. E Meaford N4L1N2

Starts at 7:30pm    Tickets $30/ 20 students with valid ID

On-going Event
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 4:00pm to Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 7:00pm
250 Owen Sound Street Dundalk N0C1B0

A community based farmers' market featuring local farm products along with a selection of quality artisanal works.

Call To Artists at Loft Gallery Inc.
On-going Event
Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 11:00am to Sunday, October 27, 2019 - 4:00pm
18 Bruce Street South Thornbury N0H2P0

Call to artists for two shows at Loft Gallery Inc. this fall.  The gallery is a member of the Apple Pie Trail and Thornbury Taste and we will be featuring a special show this fall called "This Is Apple Country".  This show will display art depicting the local apple country we live in.  Email submissions are accepted now until September 20th with a $25 fee (good for up to three submissions).

On-going Event
Wednesday, October 2, 2019 (All day) to Thursday, October 31, 2019 (All day)
942 2nd Ave East Owen Sound N4K 2H6

Sue Allison will be showing her work in the Legacy Gallery of the Owen Sound Artists' Co-op. Grand Opening Sunday, October 6th, 3pm.

Feature Print from Exhibition
On-going Event
Friday, October 4, 2019 - 10:00am to Saturday, January 4, 2020 - 4:00pm
840 1st Ave W. Owen Sound N4K 4K4

Footprints in Time: Painting Around Georgian Bay
On View: September 25, 2019 - January 4, 2020
Guest Curated for the Tom Thomson Art Gallery by Katharine Lochnan, Senior Curator Emeritus, Art Gallery of Ontario, and Artist Louise Moore.

Feature Print from Exhibition
On-going Event
Friday, October 4, 2019 - 10:00am to Saturday, January 4, 2020 - 4:00pm
840 1st Ave W. Owen Sound N4K 4K4

Patrick DeCoste: 13 Moons and a Canoe
On View: October 4, 2019 - January 4, 2020
Organized by John B. Aird Gallery, Guest Curated by Carla Garnet
Essay contribution from Bonnie Devine

On-going Event
Friday, October 11, 2019 - 11:00am to Sunday, October 27, 2019 - 4:00pm
18 Bruce Street South Thornbury N0H2P0

Come and visit Loft Gallery Inc. from Oct. 11- 27th to see our themed "This Is Apple Country" Art Show.  Join us for Opening Night on October 17th @ 6PM.  Free for all and open to the public.  Please come and help us choose the "People's Choice" Award!  Entry to the show is open to all artists.

Fallicious logo
On-going Event
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 10:30am to Friday, November 29, 2019 - 10:00pm
156 Jozo Blvd Blue Mountains L9y 3Z2

From October 15 to November 29, 2019, enjoy Fallicious in the Blue Mountain Village! It’s a dining tour de force Sunday through Thursday! Enjoy dining specials from $15 for lunch and $30 for dinner at participating restaurants!