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August 2017
Summer Eco Adventure Special at Scenic Caves
Monday, July 3, 2017 - 9:00am to Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 6:00pm
260/280 Scenic Caves Rd Collingwood/The Blue Mountains L9Y 0P2

July 3 – Aug 31, 2017

Joining the Creators Club
Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
251 George St. E Durham N0G 1R0

Join the Creators Club!

Animal Love
Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 11:00am to Sunday, September 3, 2017 - 3:00pm
163 Hurontario Street Collingwood L9Y 2M1

BMFA presents “ANIMAL LOVE, Canadian Style”

The Arts Centre

163 Hurontario St.  Collingwood, On.  L9Y 2M1

August 2nd to September 3rd

Meet the Artist Reception, August 3, 5-7 PM

Canada 150 Event
Noon Hour Series Photo
Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 12:00pm
997 4th Ave East Owen Sound N4K 5W9

This summer the 24th Annual Noon Hour Series is returning to Georgian Shores United Church every Wednesday from June 28th to August 30th.

Each week we will be presenting Jazz, Classical, and World music performed by local favourites and nationally acclaimed musicians.

Grey Bruce Automotive Swapmeet
Friday, August 4, 2017 (All day) to Sunday, August 6, 2017 (All day)
Bruce Rd.10 Park Head NOH 1AO

Come & Browse through our fine selection of Antiques, Classic Auto Parts & Memorabillia in this outdoor event. There will be a Classic 50's & 60's Car Show (Show N Shine) on Saturday and 50/50 Prize giveaway for top entry winners. There will aslo be a Food Booth for customers that want to grab a bite to eat. Spectator admission will be $5.00 per person. Children under 12 get free admission.

Village Fair 2017
Friday, August 4, 2017 - 6:00pm to Monday, August 7, 2017 - 11:00pm
Bluewater Park Wiarton N0H 2T0

80th Annual Rotary Village Fair,  Family Fun in Bluewater Park: Midway, Dunk Tank, Hammer Slammer, Carnival Games, Games of Chance (Bingo, Crown & Anchor, Nevada), Bruce Peninsula Health Services Foundations' Live Your Dream Lottery ($15,000 First Prize)Ticket Booth, Food Booths - Hamburgs, Hot Dogs, Sausages, Back Bacon-on-a Bun, Steamed Corn-on-Cob, Steamed Mini Potatoes, Granny's Pies.

Lawrence Hill Owen Sound Emancipation Festival Speakers' Forum
Friday, August 4, 2017 - 6:30pm to 10:00pm
Roxy Theatre Owen Sound N4K 1N8

Spend an evening with the internationally renowned author of the Book of Negroes, Any Known Blood and his latest work The Illegal. Lawrence will discuss his research, his writing and his personal interpretation of world social events.

Admission $30 through The Roxy Box Office

The Meaford Summer Concert Series FREE
Friday, August 4, 2017 - 7:00pm
12 Nelson St E Meaford N4L1N6

Don’t miss The Meaford Summer Concert Series with free concerts, beside Meaford Hall. Friday August 4 th at 7 pm, catch Maple Blues artist Jenie Thai, with Hunnay, Amanda, Dorey and Sequoia Koop. Just bring a chair and a donation for the food bank!

Music & Movies
Friday, August 4, 2017 - 8:30pm to 11:00pm
1155 2nd Ave E Owen Sound N4K 5T2

See a family favourite under the stars at Harrison Park. The evening starts with an up-and-coming musical act at 8:30 p.m., followed by the movie at 9 p.m. This year features a classic animated film and three others which are destined to be classics. Bring chairs or blankets for your comfort. The Harrison Park Inn food take-out window is open until 9 p.m. Free admission!

Arts & Music Festival
Saturday, August 5, 2017 - 9:00am to Sunday, August 6, 2017 - 4:00pm
The Collingwood Station Museum Grounds Collingwood L9Y 4B2

31st Annual Collingwood Arts and Music Festival

Presented by the Blue Mountain Foundation for the Arts

Saturday August 5th 9-5, Sunday August 6th 10-4

Collingwood Museum Grounds, 45 St. Paul Street

Owen Sound Emancipation Festival Ancestors' Breakfast
Saturday, August 5, 2017 - 9:30am to 11:30am
Harrison Park Owen Sound N4K 5T2

Join us for the annual Ancestors' Breakfast as the Courtney family of Owen Sound serves up warm delicious pancakes for you to enjoy as you spend time catching up with local and visiting family and friends.

Mosaic
Saturday, August 5, 2017 - 10:00am to Monday, August 7, 2017 - 4:00pm
156 Jozo Weider Blvd The Blue Mountains L9Y 3Z2

This is a weekend full of diverse music from around the world!

Stay tuned for full event details.

Owen Sound Emancipation Festival Picnic
Saturday, August 5, 2017 - 1:00pm to 6:00pm
Harrison Park Owen Sound N4K 5W9

Join us in celebrating the journey of our ancestors within the Underground Railroad’s most northerly safe haven.  Bring your family and friends for a weekend of music, art, storyboards, crafts, children’s’ games, speakers, literature & other activities.

Aerial View of Glencolton Farm
Saturday, August 5, 2017 - 7:00pm to Sunday, August 6, 2017 - 9:00pm
393889 Concession 2 RR#1 Durham N0G 1R0

The magic of Symphony in the Barn returns as a collaboration between Glencolton Farms and Toronto's Music in the Barns. Saturday Concert Under the Stars - 7:00pm Saturday Late-nite Roaming Installation Concert - 10:00pm Sunday Gourmet Concertante - 2:00pm-9:00pm

Owen Sound Emancipation Festival Gospel & Art Gallery Opening
Sunday, August 6, 2017 - 11:00am to 2:00pm
Grey Roots Museum & Archives Georgian Bluffs N4K 5N6

Join us for a morning of uplifting gospel music at Moreston Village and the unveiling of the North is Freedom Photo Exhibit by Yuri Dojc.

Joining the Creators Club
Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
251 George St. E Durham N0G 1R0

Join the Creators Club!

Noon Hour Series Photo
Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 12:00pm
997 4th Ave East Owen Sound N4K 5W9

This summer the 24th Annual Noon Hour Series is returning to Georgian Shores United Church every Wednesday from June 28th to August 30th.

Each week we will be presenting Jazz, Classical, and World music performed by local favourites and nationally acclaimed musicians.

Sylvia Tyson folk/country
Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
12 Nelson Street East Meaford N4L 1N6

"Magical” is the word that most people use to describe Sylvia Tyson. Very few artists have created a musical legacy that has achieved long-standing international success.

Family Fishing Day at Blue Mountains Public Library
Friday, August 11, 2017 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
173 Bruce Street South Thornbury N0H2P0

The Blue Mountains Library is to welcome the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters who will be joining us to host a Family Fishing Day on Friday August 11 from 1-4pm.  We will begin with a short introductory workshop at the L.E.

Classic Car Show & Fifties 1st Friday Shopping Event in Downtown Owen Sound
Friday, August 11, 2017 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Second Avenue East Owen Sound N4K 2H3

The SIGHTS and SOUNDS of the FIFTIES are coming to DOWNTOWN OWEN SOUND!!!

On Friday, August 11th from 6 pm to 9 pm - downtown Owen Sound and check out an impressive line up of classic cars which will be lined up along Second Avenue East from 8th Street to 11th Street!

The Art Map Canada-Licious Food & Art Show
Friday, August 11, 2017 - 6:00pm to Sunday, August 13, 2017 - 4:00pm
235309 Grey Road 13 Kimberley N0C 1G0

Friday Aug 11 - 6 - 9pm opening reception. Local food and samples. Sunset wine and cheese. Meet the artists, enjoy the view of Old Baldy from the deck.

Sunset Point Phragmites Removal
Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
12 Gun Club Road Collingwood L9Y 5E2

Join us August 12th from 8:00 to 11:00 or 2:00 to 5:00 to help get rid of the invasive Phragmites in Collingwood along the coast of Georgian Bay. Whether you’re looking for volunteer work, are concerned about the environment, or just want a day in the sun doing something great, this is a perfect way to get involved. Sign up for one of our removal events and we will show our appreciation with a free BBQ from 11:30 to 1:30!

Colleen Lantz Memorial Run 4 Youth
Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 8:00am to 12:45pm
183 Enoch St Neustadt N0G 2M0

This is our 10th Anniversary Colleen Lantz Memorial Run! We have a 5km Run, 5km Walk, 10km Run, and a 1km Kidz Fun Run, Register on our website. It is a fun filled day starting with a Fireman's Breakfast and a supervised Kidz Zone which includes: an inflatable sports obstacle course, life sized jenga and connect 4, cotton candy, and much more!

Famarama
Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 10:00am to Sunday, August 13, 2017 - 4:00pm
156 Jozo Weider Blvd The Blue Mountains L9Y 3Z2

Celebrating families with children’s magic and music shows, interactive drumming, hikes, gondola rides, face painting and balloon twisting.

Stay tuned for full event details.

Massie Fish Fry August 13
Sunday, August 13, 2017 - 3:00pm to 7:00pm
Massie Hall Massie N0H 1G0

Join us for the annual Massie Fish Fry held outdoors on the Massie Hall grounds. Rainbow trout by Blue Mountain Catering with all the trimmings. Music at the outdoor bandstand by Rainbow Country Way starting at 3:00 pm. Dinner will start at 5:00 pm. Reserved tickets only. Adults $16.00, children under 12 $8.00. Visit massiehall.com to purchase tickets or call Marilyn at 519-270-2443.

Poster
Monday, August 14, 2017 - 8:30am to Friday, August 18, 2017 - 4:30pm
121 Old Highway 26 Meaford N4L 1W7

THE CAMP RUNS FROM AUGUST 14TH TO 18TH, FROM 8:30AM - 4:30PM, WITH EARLY AND LATE CARE AVAILABLE. A CAMP FOR BUDDING ARTISTS & NATURE & GARDEN LOVERS! CAMPERS WILL SPEND MOST OF THE DAY OUTDOORS ON THE BARN’S GROUNDS, LEARNING HOW TO GROW HERBS & VEGETABLES, HARVESTING FOODS & LEARNING ABOUT NATURES’ EDIBLE & MEDICINAL PLANTS.

Joining the Creators Club
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
251 George St. E Durham N0G 1R0

Join the Creators Club!

Noon Hour Series Photo
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 12:00pm
997 4th Ave East Owen Sound N4K 5W9

This summer the 24th Annual Noon Hour Series is returning to Georgian Shores United Church every Wednesday from June 28th to August 30th.

Each week we will be presenting Jazz, Classical, and World music performed by local favourites and nationally acclaimed musicians.

Scarecrows Proudly Celebrate Canada's 150
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Meaford Harbour Pavilion Meaford N4L 1C8

COME AND JOIN IN THE FUN  Help us create 250 scarecrows. No experience needed. Seasoned volunteers on deck to help new volunteers.

 

Scarecrows Proudly Celebrate Canada's 150
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Meaford Harbour Pavilion Meaford N4L 1B8

COME AND JOIN IN THE FUN  Help us create 250 scarecrows. No experience needed. Seasoned volunteers on deck to help new volunteers.

 

Library Bus Trip August 18
Friday, August 18, 2017 (All day)
824 1st Avenue West Owen Sound N4K 4K4

The Library is hosting a BUS TRIP to -

Hawthorn Farm Organic Seeds in Palmerston

Friday, August 18, 2017

Depart at 9am, Return by 3pm

•             Tickets available at the Library

•             Cost is $15 - Space is limited so pick up your tickets early!

festival
Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 10:00am to Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 4:00pm
156 Jozo Weider Blvd The Blue Mountains L9Y 3Z2

The Indigenous Life Festival celebrates traditional and contemporary music, storytelling, literature, and crafts created by indigenous artists for a full weekend long. Stay tuned for full events schedule.

Intricate and textured abstract paintings in acrylic and mixed media.
Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
969 Second Avenue E. Owen Sound N4K 2H5

Join Gallery de Boer Fine Art in celebrating the artistry of Valerie Nichol, a Meaford painter known for her richly hued and layered expressive abstract paintings. Valerie will be on hand to chat with visitors about her work.

Scarecrows Proudly Celebrate Canada's 150
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Meaford Harbour Pavilion Meaford N4L 1C8

COME AND JOIN IN THE FUN  Help us create 250 scarecrows. No experience needed.  Seasoned volunteers on deck to help new volunteers.

 

Joining the Creators Club
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
251 George St. E Durham N0G 1R0

Join the Creators Club!

Noon Hour Series Photo
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 12:00pm
997 4th Ave East Owen Sound N4K 5W9

This summer the 24th Annual Noon Hour Series is returning to Georgian Shores United Church every Wednesday from June 28th to August 30th.

Each week we will be presenting Jazz, Classical, and World music performed by local favourites and nationally acclaimed musicians.

Algonquin Forest Authority's Dave Lemkay on Canada's Forest Heritage
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
40 Sydenham St. Flesherton N0C1E0

Celebrating Our Canadian Forest Economic & Cultural Heritage

Canada 150 Event
Fine art and craft in Walter's Falls, ON
Friday, August 25, 2017 - 7:00pm to Sunday, August 27, 2017 - 4:00pm
Walter's Falls Community Centre Walter's Falls N0H 2S0

The Walter's Falls Group of Artists celebrate their 20th Anniversary Show, with contributions from 24 regular, returning and guest artists. The Group prides itself on presenting a wide range of imaginatively conceived and expertly crafted two- and three-dimensional artwork. Friday, August 25, patrons can enjoy home-made hors d'oeuvres and sinful sweets at our 7-10 pm gala opening.

The Meaford Summer Concert Series FREE
Friday, August 25, 2017 - 7:00pm
12 Nelson St E Meaford N4L 1N6

Don’t miss The Meaford Summer Concert Series with free concerts, beside Meaford Hall. Friday August 25th at 7 pm, catch 4 time Juno nominee Tom Barlow, also featuring Chris Scerri &  Friends, and Greg Smith. Just bring a chair and a donation for the food bank!

Tragedy Ann, Shawna Caspi, Cody Zevenbergen: Fri Aug 25
Friday, August 25, 2017 - 7:30pm to 10:30pm
136215 Grey Road 40 Desboro N0H1K0

When grit and groove meets softly swaying silk, the thrift-folk of Braden Phelan and Liv Cazzola comes to life. With an electric chemistry and quick-witted sense of humour, they’ve threaded their colours and textures together to create the terrifying two-headed kitten that is Tragedy Ann.  Toronto-based singer-songwriter and fingerstyle guitarist Shawna Caspi performs solo, but there's a whole band under her fingertips.

MacLean's Hopfest
Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 2:00pm to 7:00pm
52 Hanover N4N 3V9

The hops are in the ground and the details are done. We may be a few days behind releasing the event information, but you know what they say… all good things take time. So in the spirit of all good things, here are the details you have been waiting for.

 

Noon Hour Series Photo
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 12:00pm
997 4th Ave East Owen Sound N4K 5W9

This summer the 24th Annual Noon Hour Series is returning to Georgian Shores United Church every Wednesday from June 28th to August 30th.

Each week we will be presenting Jazz, Classical, and World music performed by local favourites and nationally acclaimed musicians.