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October 2017
The Art Map Fall Open Studio Weekend
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 10:00am to Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 5:00pm
211 Redan Street Eugenia N0C 1E0

You'll see something you love at The Art Map's 7th Annual Open Studio Weekend. 34 art studios and galleries will be open 10-5 pm each day. Experience the beautiful fall scenery in Bruce, Grey and Simcoe while visiting and meeting the artists. The artists have the biggest selection and their most recent work on display at their studios.

Autumn Leaves Studio Tour - Stop by Hanover Artist Bev Morgan
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 10:30am to Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 10:30am
260 4th Ave Hanover N4N 2B5

Every fall the artists of the Autumn Leaves Studio Tour invite the public into their homes and studios. In 2017 from Friday September 29 to Sun October 1, 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, print and metal. 

Small Halls festival
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 6:30pm to Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 11:30am
6 Milltown Rd Singhampton N0C 1M0

As part of the 4th annual Small Halls Festival, the Singhampton Community Centre will be hosting three events across the weekend. Check out the festival website for a full listing of events and additional details: www.smallhallsfestival.ca

Friday, September 29th

Run for the Cure
Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
156 Jozo Weider Blvd The 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? Register online. 

Stay tuned for full events schedule. 

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Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
Mill Dam & Fish Ladder Owen Sound N4K 4K4

Join us for the Owen Sound Salmon Celebration!  Enjoy salmon tasting, live music, children's activities, on-site interpretation and more!
Gather at the Mill Dam & Fish Ladder from 10:00am - 3:00pm, rain or shine.

Food prepared by Chef Zach Keeshig and Georgian College Culinary students. Musical guests include Bill Henry and Dan McGee.
 

Join us for an afternoon of top Elvis hits and support a great cause ...the Canadian Foodgrains Bank.
Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
435 21st Street West Owen Sound N4K

A wonderful opportunity to support the Canadian Foodgrains Bank and hear a great tribute to the "King of Rock and Roll" by multiple "Elvis" award winner, Peter Irwin and the Memphis Rebels! A great cause, good fun and really good music!!

The Ghost Orchard by Helen Humphreys
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:45pm
Owen Sound & North Grey Union Public Library Owen Sound N4K 4K4

Award winning author Helen Humphreys will read from her newest book being released September 5, 2017.  The Ghost Orchard is Humphreys’ fascinating journey into the secret history of an iconic food, the apple. Delving deep into the storied past of the apple in North America, Humphreys explores the intricate link between agriculture, settlement, and human relationships.

 

Tuesday October 3, 2017 – 7:00 pm – Library Auditorium

Stephen Leacock
Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Owen Sound & North Grey Union Public Library Owen Sound N4K 4K4

Stephen Leacock’s “My Discovery of the West”

Re-Tour 2017

by Voyageur Storytelling

 

The Unsolved Riddle(s) of Stephen Leacock

Thursday October 5 at 2:00 pm in the Library Auditorium

Thursday Flicks Their Finest
Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
12 Nelson Street East Meaford N4L 1N6

Thursday Flicks 4pm

Oct 5    Their Finest

Stamp Collection
Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 9:30am to 3:30pm
555 15th Street East Owen Sound N4K 1X3

There will be stamp dealers who will buy and sell stamps.

A table will be set up with refreshments, such as drinks and snacks. Lunch will be available. Ample parking and entrance at the back of the school.

We will be setting up a competitive display, which is open to club members. Since it is the 150th anniversary of confederation, the theme for 2017 is Canada.

October 7 & 8, Escarpment Studio Tour.
Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 10:00am to Sunday, October 8, 2017 - 5:00pm
Massie Hall Massie N0H 1G0

Escarpment Studio Tour October 7 & 8 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm both days. Enjoy spectacular fall vistas and visit 13 superb artists in their studios. More details on www.escarpmentstudiotour.ca

Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 11:00am to Monday, October 9, 2017 - 5:00pm
18 BRUCE ST. THORNBURY N0H 2P0

Gallery and Studio Tour in the Blue Mountains. Loft Gallery is taking part once again. Resident Artist Debra Lynn Carroll and guest photographer Don Komarechka already confirmed with more to come. Stay tuned for more details!

Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 11:00am to 5:00pm
203 Marsh St. The Blue Mountains N0H 2P0

Thanksgiving weekend Studio Tour in Blue Mountains 

Festival
Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 11:00am to Monday, October 9, 2017 - 4:00pm
156 Jozo Weider Blvd The Blue Mountains L9Y 3Z2

There’s no better way to enjoy Thanksgiving weekend and the fall colours than at Blue Mountain Village and Thornbury. Free family activities, fish ladder tours, live music, Apple Pie Trail, scavenger hunts, stilt walkers, hiking, biking & fall driving tours.

Stay tuned for full events schedule.

Lemon Bucket Orkestra balkan-klezmer-gypsy-party-punk
Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
12 Nelson Street East Meaford N4L 1N6

Lemon Bucket Orkestra balkan-klezmer-gypsy-party-punk

PIGS: Canada's Pink Floyd
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
12 Nelson Street East Meaford N4L 1N6

PIGS: Canada's Pink Floyd

Wed Oct 11, 7:30pm                $41.55

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
L.E. Shore Memorial Library Thornbury N0H 2P0

Our local heroes, The Blue Mountains Fire Department, will be at the L.E. Shore Memorial Library on Thursday October 12th for Fire Prevention Week 2017.  Families are welcome to join us from 3-5pm to see a fire engine up close, meet the fire fighters (and Sparky!) and receive tips about fire safety.

Free program for all ages.  Please register online.

Butter Tarts & Buggies Fall Frolic Oct. 13 -15, 2017
Friday, October 13, 2017 - 9:00am to Sunday, October 15, 2017 - 9:00am
54 Proton St. N. Dundalk N0C 1B0

Enjoy fun fall activities, scrumptious treats and deals at participating Butter Tarts & Buggies businesses from Oct. 13 to 15.

Obstacle Course
Friday, October 13, 2017 - 10:00am to Sunday, October 15, 2017 - 4:00pm
156 Jozo Weider Blvd The Blue Mountains L9Y 3Z2

The OCR World Championship is the first truly independent global championship for the burgeoning sport of Obstacle Course Racing. Competitors from over 40 countries compete in this singular event created to unify, promote and increase participation in the sport of OCR.

For more information please visit www.ocrworldchampionships.com

Friday, October 13, 2017 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
L.E. Shore Memorial Library Thornbury N0H 2P0

Kick off Ontario Public Library Week with our Author Talk with Special Guests. We are lucky enough to have 4 female bestselling Canadian authors join us for an author talk!

Karma Brown, Jennifer Robson, Kate Hilton, and Marissa Stapley will all be in attendance discussing their latest book releases.

Tickets are $5/person and can be purchased at the L.E. Shore Library or at the Craigleith Heritage Depot

Canada 150 Event
Northbound The Northwest Passage in Story & Song
Friday, October 13, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
12 Nelson Street East Meaford N4L 1N6

Northbound The Northwest Passage in Story & Song

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Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 11:00am
496415 Grey County Rd 2 Clarksburg N0H 1J0

Cider pressing experience at T&K Ferri Orchards.
Hot off the press...fresh from the tree.

Live at Massie Hall October 14 at 8:00pm Deanne Hallman and Friends
Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Massie Hall Massie N0H 1G0

Live at Massie Hall October 14 at 8:00 pm Deanne Hallman, Paul Danard, Don Buchanan, Steve Wood. A singer-songwriter who can rock the house, belt the blues or sing a lullaby, backed up by a Who’s Who list of legendary musicians. A concert not to be missed.

Alan Doyle - Author A Newfoundlander in Canada - Ticket price includes a signed copy of book
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
12 Nelson Street East Meaford N4L 1N6

Wed Oct 18 - 7pm    $30

Alan Doyle - Author A Newfoundlander in Canada - Ticket price includes a signed copy of book

A Meaford Public Library Presentation

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
12 Nelson Street East Meaford N4L 1N6

Wednesdays from 7 to 9pm

Oct 18, Nov 29, Jan 31, Feb 28, March 28, April 25, May 30

Just $40 per session includes all materials, instruction, & a glass of wine or local microbrew!

Thursday Flicks NORMAN
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
12 Nelson Street East Meaford N4L 1N6

Thursday Flicks 4pm

Oct 19 Norman

Persistent wheeler-dealer Norman (Richard Gere) falls in with an Israeli politician (Lior Ashkenazi) on the rise. When the politician is elected prime minister, Norman rises in esteem with the New York Jewish community, even though his social connections might only be a sham.  1 hr 58 mins  Rated R

Country Classics Show
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
443 10th Ave Hanover N4N 2K6

The second show in the Hanover Civic Theatre Fall Concert Series is here! The Country Classics Show is coming to Hanover on Friday, October 20th at 7pm.This show features Wendy Lynn Snider, Elton Lammie and the Classic Country Showband. From Johnny Cash to Patsy Cline and Waylon Jennings to George Jones. It's the pure legends of country. Hear: Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, Anne Murray, Charley Pride, Hank Williams and many more. ...

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
1550 8th St E Owen Sound N4K 3P6

Je Suis Titania - A. Thomas ; Salut a la France - G. Donizetti ; Carmen Suites No. 1 & 2 - G. Bizet.  You are invited to a musical journey through France, featuring Soprano Melody Thomas. Thomas will sing French arias from J. Offenbach, A. Thomas and G. Dionizetti. Many other well-known French works will round out your evening.

Blackie & The Rodeo Kings
Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
12 Nelson Street East Meaford N4L 1N6

Blackie & The Rodeo Kings

Sun Oct 22, 8pm          $69.80

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 9:30am to Monday, October 30, 2017 - 8:00pm
824 1st Avenue West Owen Sound N4K 4K4

The 39th Annual Library Book Sale  recycles hundreds of thousands of books back to readers throughout the region and beyond. 

Canoeing a Continent on the 1793 route of Mackenzie
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
40 Sydenham St. Flesherton N0C1E0

Canoeing along the 1793 Route of Alexander Mackenzie

Canada 150 Event
Dragons’ Den Meaford
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm
12 Nelson Street East Meaford N4L 1N6

Dragons’ Den Meaford

Haunt
Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 6:00pm to Sunday, October 29, 2017 - 10:00pm
156 Jozo Weider Blvd The Blue Mountains L9Y 3Z2

Halloween comes early at Blue Mountain Resort! Blue will transform into a Haunted Hill where ghosts and goblins run free through enchanted forests, haunted putting courses, pumpkin decorating and guided haunted hill tours! Face your frights in a weekend full of Halloween-themed fun for the whole family, if you dare!

Stay tuned for full events schedule.

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Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Best Western Inn on the Bay Owen Sound N4K 5R1

Georgian Bay Concert Choir presents: 3rd annual Beer Tasting! This year's event will feature craft beer from Thornbury VIllage Cider House and Brewery, Lake of Bays Brewing Co., and Neustadt Springs Brewery as well as the newest cider from Coffin Ridge Boutique Winery. You can expect a gourmet food pairing with each beverage, with expert guidance provided by Mike "Dr. Beer" Edney, and special guest speaker Nicholas Schaut from Bighead Hops.

Creedence Clearwater Revival Chronicle Vol. 1 – Classic Albums Live
Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
12 Nelson Street East Meaford N4L 1N6

Creedence Clearwater Revival Chronicle Vol. 1 – Classic Albums Live

Sat Oct 28, 8pm           $45/54

Fall 2017 Eco Adventure Tour Special at Scenic Caves
On-going Event
Friday, September 8, 2017 - 9:00am to Sunday, October 29, 2017 - 5:00pm
260/280 Scenic Caves Rd Collingwood/The Blue Mountains L9Y 0P2

September 8 – October 29, 2017

On-going Event
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 (All day) to Sunday, November 5, 2017 (All day)
12 Nelson Street East Meaford N4L 1N6

This annual art show and sale is presented by the Meaford Creative Arts Association. A wonderful array of pottery, jewelry, acrylics and watercolours from over 20 local artists. Call Meaford Hall Box Office to check hours 1.877.538.0436 or email at info@meafordhall.ca

blue mountain fallicious
On-going Event
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 10:00am to Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 4:00pm
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.

Stay tuned for full events schedule.

Farm Fields III, acrylic by Cathie Gellatly
On-going Event
Friday, October 13, 2017 (All day) to Tuesday, October 31, 2017 (All day)
942 2nd Avenue East Owen Sound N4K 2H6

For the month of October, The Owen Sound Artists' Co-op hosts the Marsh Street Painters in their Legacy Gallery.  This timely show wonderfully expresses the range of natural beauty Grey County experiences during Fall.  Over 20 artists lay paint to canvas and paper in watercolour, acrylic and oils.  Guests artists for October included Louise Jarvis with fine jewellery, large acrylic canvases by Margaret Jean MacDonald, wildlife acrylics by Moni

Farm Fields III, acrylic by Cathie Gellatly
On-going Event
Friday, October 13, 2017 (All day) to Tuesday, October 31, 2017 (All day)
942 2nd Avenue East Owen Sound N4K 2H6

For the month of October, The Owen Sound Artists' Co-op hosts the Marsh Street Painters in their Legacy Gallery.  This timely show wonderfully expresses the range of natural beauty Grey County experiences during Fall.  Over 20 artists lay paint to canvas and paper in watercolour, acrylic and oils.  Guests artists for October included Louise Jarvis with fine jewellery, large acrylic canvases by Margaret Jean MacDonald, wildlife acrylics by Moni