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November 2016
the extraordinary tree
Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
102599 Grey Rd 18 RR4 Owen Sound N4K 5N6

Where did our forests come from? What did they look like before human influence? How will they continue to evolve under current development pressures? Scientist and researcher Robert Bailey takes a deep dive into the data from lake sediment core samples. He crafts a fascinating discussion of the evolution of local forests from their return after the last Ice Age to the present day and beyond.

attack
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 7:00pm
1900 3rd Ave E Owen Sound N4K 2L2

Owen Sound Attack play the Barrie Colts on home ice at the Bayshore Community Centre. 

 

Words Aloud Spoken Word & Storytelling Festival
Thursday, November 3, 2016 (All day) to Sunday, November 6, 2016 (All day)
251 George St. E. Durham N0G 1R0

Words Aloud brings an outstanding and diverse group of poets, storytellers and spoken word artists to Grey County for a weekend of readings, workshops, performances, interviews and discussions.

Wingfield's Progress   theatre
Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
12 Nelson Street East Meaford N4L 1N6

By Dan Needles, starring Rod Beattie, directed by Douglas Beattie. Thur Nov 3, 8pm. $32. In his second season on the farm Walt faces a new challenge. The spectre of urban development looms on the Seventh Concession, and Walt sounds the alarm. Can he mobilize the neighbourhood to save the rustic splendour of Larkspur? Does Larkspur want to be saved? Wingfield's Progress is the story of Walt's passionate response to a threat only he perceives.

Beer Tasting poster
Saturday, November 5, 2016 - 7:00pm to 11:00pm
Best Western Inn on the Bay Owen Sound N4K 5R1

Celebrate the fall season with fellow craft brew lovers at the second annual Beer Tasting! 

Sample several local craft beers and a cider, each accompanied by a specially selected food pairing. Test your beer knowledge with our two mystery brews. Try your luck in our beer-related raffle. And have all your brewing questions answered by our expert host: Mike Edney, PhD in Malting and Brewing. 

Jason Wilson Perennials w/ Hammerton Wagler O'Neill
Saturday, November 5, 2016 - 7:30pm to Sunday, November 6, 2016 - 12:00am
939 2nd Ave E Owen Sound N4K 2H5

Jason Wilson's music has been described as "reggae-impressionism", "jazzy-reggae" or even "post-reggae". While none of these quite cover it, Wilson's art is, nevertheless, truly unique; it is a sound where reggae is freely brushed — not strictly detailed — allowing space on the canvass for wildly divergent inspirations to peek through.

attack
Saturday, November 5, 2016 - 7:30pm
1900 3rd Ave E Owen Sound N4K 2L2

Owen Sound Attack play the Sarnia Sting on home ice at the Bayshore Community Centre. 

 

David Francey   folk singer,songwriter
Saturday, November 5, 2016 - 8:00pm to 10:30pm
12 Nelson Street East Meaford N4L 1N6

Sat Nov 5, 8pm. $30. David Francey is a Scottish-born Canadian carpenter-turned-songwriter, who has become known as “one of Canada’s most revered folk poets and singers” (Toronto Star). Born in Ayrshire, Scotland to parents who were factory workers, he moved to Canada when he was twelve.

Soldiers of the Soil: Grey County Goes to War, 1914 - 1918, by George Auer
Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Durham Library Durham N0G 1R0

Soldiers of the Soil: Grey County Goes to War, 1914 - 1918, includes archival photographs and maps, as well as a complete list of the war memorials and cenotaphs in Grey County, the war medals which were presented to Grey County soldiers, and the most complete Grey County Great War Honour Roll ever published, with the names of over 4,000 soldiers. Mr. Auer will present a slideshow & share stories from his book.
 

Love & War - Meaford Community Theatre
Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
12 Nelson Street East Meaford N4L 1N6

Thur Nov 10, 1pm & 7:30pm. $16. Students & Veterans attend free thanks to sponsorship. Love and war, on the surface unrelated, but in reality, intertwined. Wars can be started by the love of power, fought in for the love of country, the love of freedom, the love of peace. And love resonates most in the hearts of those brought together by war or those separated by it. Presented by Meaford Community Theatre

shri fest
Friday, November 11, 2016 (All day) to Sunday, November 13, 2016 (All day)
156 Jozo Weider Blvd. The Blue Mountains L9Y 3Z2

A 3-day celebration of yoga  life with notable yoga teachers.  See musicians and artists united to create beauty!  Whether you’re an avid yogi or just getting started, this is your event.

Shri Fest is a yoga and arts festival that celebrates life in all its beauty. It brings together a community of like-minded people in an atmosphere infused with creativity and wonder.

In Remembrance poster
Friday, November 11, 2016 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Harmony Centre Owen Sound Owen Sound N4K 2N7

Join Georgian Bay Concert Choir as we honour the men and women who serve our country and celebrate the courage, service and sacrifice of our veterans. 

Guest artists include Georgian Bay Children's Choir, Keppel-Sarawak Elementary School Choir, and Bayview Elementary School Choir. 

Christmas Markets Poster
Saturday, November 12, 2016 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
12 Nelson St. E. Meaford N4L 1N6

The 6th Annual Christmas Market returns to Meaford on November 12th, 19th and December 10th, from 11am to 4pm at Meaford Hall. Unique gifts and one of kind treasures, delicious edibles and beautiful hand-made local arts and crafts. The Browns will be present to bless us with some festive music to stir up the holiday cheer.

owen sound attack
Saturday, November 12, 2016 - 7:30pm
1900 3rd Ave E Owen Sound N4K 2L2

Owen Sound Attack play the Ottawa 67's on home ice at the Bayshore Community Centre.  

Sunday, November 13, 2016 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Kinghurst Nature Reserve East Parking lot Elmwood N0G 1S0

From earliest times man relied on plants to provide food, treat sickness, soothe toothaches, give exhilaration in times of sadness, provide relief from hardship, predict the weather and foretell the future. On this hike we will meet some of those trees, shrubs and herbs and share their stories.

Chantal
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
12 Nelson Street East Meaford n4l 1s5

Chantal returns to the stage with newly released album “Hard Sail” (June 17). This new record will be the sixth studio release of her career and her first in six years. “I was writing all the time, but I didn't feel the need to add to return to my solo career unless it was a departure and reflected my growth as a human being,” says Chantal. “And I wanted to stay close to the nest.

No Chance In Hell Theatre Georgian Bay
Friday, November 18, 2016 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
12 Nelson Street East Meaford N4L 1N6

No Chance In Hell Theatre Georgian Bay. By Chris John & Kevin Fox. Fri Nov 18, 7:30pm. Tickets are $21.50. When John arrives at the Pearly Gates, he is informed that his file is missing and he won’t be getting access to Heaven.  He is sent to Hell where he meets the love of his afterlife.  A hilarious musical comedy. www.theatregeorgianbay.com Presented by Theatre Georgian Bay

yukyukowensound
Friday, November 18, 2016 - 8:00pm
1900 3rd Ave E Owen Sound N4K 2L2

A fun night of comedy with Yuk Yuk's on Tour, featuring Owen Sound's Johnny Gardhouse.  Age of Majority event.  Silent auction.  Hosted by Owen Sound Ringette Association. Tickets available at Miller Insurance, from any Owen Sound Ringette player, or at the Julie MacArthur Regional Rec Centre from 5:15 - 7:15 pm on October 25 or November 1, 8 and 15th. Event Admission: $25. 

northern lights
Saturday, November 19, 2016 (All day)
824 1st Ave W. Owen Sound N4K 4K4

Owen Sound Festival of Northern Lights

Opening Night Ceremonies

 

Saturday, November 19th, 2016

Activities start at 3pm

Lights on at 7pm

 

Stories, crafts, face painting, balloon animals,

 music, fireworks….and more

 

 

 

Saturday, November 19, 2016 - 9:30am to 3:00pm
Stothart Hall Priceville N0C 1K0

23th Annual

Priceville Christmas

Craft Show

 

Priceville’s Stothart Hall

Saturday, November 19, 2016

9:30am - 3:00pm

featuring over 30 vendors

with 100% handmade crafts for all ages on 2 floors!                                              

FREE ADMISSION

Hot lunch available

Santa Claus Parade OS
Saturday, November 19, 2016 - 10:00am
808 2nd Ave E Owen Sound N4K 2H4

The 71st Kiwanis Owen Sound Santa Claus Parade celebrates this year's theme of "Christmas Trees".  Join us in celebrating the theme in music, costume, characters, dance and displays!

Christmas Markets Poster
Saturday, November 19, 2016 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
12 Nelson St. E. Meaford N4L 1N6

The 6th Annual Christmas Markets return to Meaford on November 12th, 19th and December 10th, from 11am to 4pm at Meaford Hall. Unique gifts and one of kind treasures, delicious edibles and beautiful hand-made local arts and crafts. The Browns will be present to bless us with some festive music to stir up the holiday cheer.

Saturday, November 19, 2016 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm
Grace United Church Hanover N4N1V6

A live demonstration of common snakes and turtles in Southern Ontario, with stories of how they live, what they eat and how they are at risk.  Suitable for the whole family, with opportunites to handle the animals and learn how to help them if they are in trouble.

Saturday, November 19, 2016 - 2:00pm to 10:00pm
997 4Ave. E. Owen Sound N4K 5W9

The Shoreline Chorus presents "I'll Be Seeing You" under the direction of Ann-Marie MacDairmid.  Some of the selections include Don't Sit Under The Apple Tree, Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, Big Band Bash, We'll Gather Lilacs, Taps, and more.  The concert will take place at Georgian Shores United Church Hall, Owen Sound with performances at 2:00 pm and 7:30 pm on Saturday, November 19, 2016.  Refreshments will be served at intermission.

owen sound attack
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 - 7:00pm
1900 3rd Ave E Owen Sound N4K 2L2

Owen Sound Attack play the London Knights on home ice at the Bayshore Community Centre.  

Canadian history speaker
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
40 Sydenham St. Flesherton N0C 1E0

Local resident Barry Penhale has enjoyed a long and productive career in broadcasting, journalism and publishing. His focus has been the stories of the little-known people and, on occasion, famous figures of Canadian history. Join him as he presents a parade of some of the colourful individuals he has encountered in a lifetime spent gathering intriguing aspects of our anything but dull history.

Paint Jam Logo
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
12 Nelson Street East Meaford n4l 1n6

PAINT Jam!

Wednesdays from 7 to 9pm

Nov 23, Jan 25, Feb 22, Mar 29, April 26, May 31

Just $35 per session includes all materials, instruction, & a glass of wine or local microbrew!

Glamapalooza
Thursday, November 24, 2016 (All day) to Friday, November 25, 2016 (All day)
Bruce Street Thornbury N0H 2P0

Ladies Take Thornbury November 24-25th for the 4th Annual Glamapalooza! An event created FOR women BY women, there is something for every woman to enjoy at Glamapalooza. From cooking classes to yoga, wine & welding to lingerie fashion shows, painting parties to cookbook signing; visit the website to sign up for your preferred activity as soon as possible. Dinner reservations are also recommended.

markdale santa parade
Saturday, November 26, 2016 - 1:00pm
75 Walker St Walkerton N0C 1H0

The parade starts at the old Chapman's property and travels east to the Arena. Meet Santa after the parade at the Walter Harris Memorial Library.

Saturday, November 26, 2016 - 3:30pm
8 Milltown Rd. Singhampton N0C 1M0

The Singhampton Santa Claus Parade is happening on November 26 at 6:30pm. You don't want to miss it!

meaford santa
Saturday, November 26, 2016 - 6:30pm
12 Nelson St E Meaford N4L 1N6

Watch downtown Meaford transform into a whimsical, winter wonderland during the BIA Window Unveiling and Kinsmen Santa Clause Parade. Beginning at 6:30 pm, Sykes Street will become a pedestrian mall while local businesses showcase the unveiling of their new holiday window displays. Bring the whole family out to see the displays, watch the parade, light the town tree, and enjoy a visit from Santa.

attack
Saturday, November 26, 2016 - 7:30pm
1900 3rd Ave E Owen Sound N4K 2L2

Owen Sound Attack play the Mississauga Steelheads on home ice at the Bayshore Community Centre.  

itz your wedding show
Sunday, November 27, 2016 - 11:00am to 3:00pm
156 Jozo Weider Blvd The Blue Mountains L9Y 3Z2

Fall into Wedding Planning Bliss at Georgian Triangle's Premier wedding planning event.  Join us for our 3rd annual event showcasing local wedding talents sure to put all of your wedding planning visions together with ease. Local caterers, wine tasting, pop up bridal shop and spectacular prizing!
 

Sunday, November 27, 2016 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Various Locations in the Area Owen Sound N4K 4M2

As a special preview to the festive season the Holiday Tour of Homes invites you to see and experience the magic, as you tour the six selected homes that have been professionally dressed by area decorators.  As part of the tour we invite you to join us at Cobble Beach to enjoy music of the season, holiday treats and refreshments, win door prizes and be part of our great Holiday Bucket Draw.  Proceeds from the Holiday Tour of Homes 2016 will he

the true cost movie poster
Sunday, November 27, 2016 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
12 Nelson Street East Meaford N4L 1N6

The True Cost - Documentary Film. Sun Nov 27, 1pm. $7 for adults &  $2 for students. Groundbreaking investigation of fast fashion reveals that while the price of clothing has been decreasing for decades the human and environmental costs have grown dramatically. www.bullfrogfilms.com/catalog/true (Running time 92 minutes)   

THE STAMPEDERS
Monday, November 28, 2016 - 7:30pm
251 9th St E Owen Sound N4K 1N8

‘They're on their way, to the city lights’ ... and, THE predominant Canadian Rock ‘n’ Roll band of the 1970s – The Stampeders – are bringing along all their classic hits: Wild Eyes, Carry Me, Oh My Lady, Devil You, Monday Morning Choo Choo, Minstrel Gypsy, Hit the Road Jack and, of course, the quintessential Canadian – and Hall of Fame – song, Sweet City Woman!  A veritable soundtrack to a whole generation that will ‘carry you home’ ...

Fallicious
On-going Event
Monday, October 10, 2016 (All day) to Friday, December 2, 2016 (All day)
156 Jozo Weider Blvd The Blue Mountains L9Y 3Z2

It’s a dining & shopping tour de force Sunday through Thursday! Find $25 dining, shopping & spa offers at dozens of locations throughout the Village.

Searching, by Linda Bester
On-going Event
Thursday, November 3, 2016 (All day) to Wednesday, November 30, 2016 (All day)
942 2nd Avenue East Owen Sound N4K 2H6

Local artist Linda Bester explores the relationship between her photography and her paintings for the first time in this compelling Legacy Gallery exhibit for the month of November at the Owen Sound Artists' Co-op.  Meet the artist on Sunday, November 6th from 2 to 4.

owen sound festival of northern lights
On-going Event
Saturday, November 19, 2016 (All day) to Sunday, January 8, 2017 (All day)
824 1st Ave W Owen Sound N4K 4K4

Catch the magic each night from 5-11 pm in downtown Owen Sound and Harrison Park. A seasonal light-display festival featuring over 400 displays and 70, 000 lights.

 

billy bishop christmas
On-going Event
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 (All day) to Wednesday, December 14, 2016 (All day)
948 3rd Ave W Owen Sound N4K 4P6

Enjoy tea at Billy Bishop Home & Museum during our Victorian Christmas.

On Wednesday, November 23th, 30th, and December 7th and 14th, we will be serving Billy’s Blend tea along with steamed pudding topped by sauce and whipped cream.  Sittings at: 1:30pm and 3pm.  Cost: $10 which includes the tea, pudding and some surprise takeaways!

Earlybird Season Pass Discount at Scenic Caves Nordic Centre
On-going Event
Friday, November 25, 2016 - 9:00am to Friday, December 23, 2016 - 4:00pm
260/280 Scenic Caves Rd Collingwood/The Blue Mountains L9Y 0P2

Nov 25 – Dec 23, 2016