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April 2018
Toddlers Take the Museum
Saturday, March 10, 2018 (All day) to Saturday, April 14, 2018 (All day)
102599 Grey Rd 18, RR4 Owen Sound N4K 5N6

Enjoy a morning of stories, songs, and crafts at Grey Roots! Tammy Cruickshank, Grey County Early Literacy Facilitator, will lead a fun-filled program of hands-on activities for toddlers and pre-school aged children.

Dates:  March 10, April 14, 2018  Time:10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

Easter Logo
Friday, March 30, 2018 (All day) to Monday, April 2, 2018 (All day)
156 Jozo Weider Blvd. Blue Mountains L9Y 0N8

Bring the kids for the annual Village Easter Egg Hunt, horse and wagon rides and family activities. Check out the end of season meltdown party and Pond Skim March 31. See here for more details

Easter Brunch Buffet at Cobble Beach
Sunday, April 1, 2018 - 10:30am to 2:30pm
221 McLeese Drive Kemble N0H 1S0

Join us on Sunday, April 1, 2018 as we celebrate Easter with a delicious Brunch Buffet at The Sweetwater Restaurant.

Reservations available from 10:30am until 1:30pm.

$33.95 per adult
$16.95 per child aged 5-11
$4.95 per child under 5

Price is per person, plus tax and gratuity.

To make reservations, call The Sweetwater Restaurant at 519.370.2173 ext. 112.

Municipal By-laws Image
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 10:00am to Friday, April 6, 2018 - 4:00pm
102599 Grey Rd 18, RR4 Owen Sound N4K 5N6

Free admission to the Reading Room this week for any researcher. A behind-the-scenes tour also leaves the Reading Room at 2:30 p.m. on Wed. April, 4.

Home in a Distant Land Image
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm
102599 Grey Rd 18, RR4 Owen Sound N4K 5N6

Join May Ip for the third presentation of the Spring Lecture Series.  This series takes place on Tuesdays following March Break - March 20 to April 10

Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
12 Nelson Street East Meaford N4L 1N6

This coming-of-age tale set in 2002 Sacramento centers on Christine McPherson (Saoirse Ronan), an eccentric teenager who prefers to go by the name "Lady Bird." Over the course of her senior year of high school, Lady Bird deals with the pangs of first love and clashes with her mother (Laurie Metcalf) over her plans for the future. Written and directed by Greta Gerwig, who loosely based the story on her own life.

The Great canadian Fiddle Show
Friday, April 6, 2018 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
443 10th Ave Hanover N4N 2K6

The Great Canadian Fiddle Show BIO Friday, April 6, 7pm 2018.

Sponsored by: Lahn's Home Solutions Hanover

Vigil - The Play starring Araby Lockhart and Dean Hollin
Friday, April 6, 2018 - 7:30pm to Sunday, April 15, 2018 - 4:00pm
187 Marsh Street Clarksburg N0H 1J0

Vigil - The Play starring Araby Lockhart and Dean Hollin. Written by Morris Panych and directed by Paul Brown.

5 shows:

Friday, April 6th 7:30pm

Saturday, April 7th 7:30pm

Friday, April 13th 7:30pm

Saturday, April 14th 7:30pm

Sunday, April 15th matinee 2:00pm

Get your tickets at

Kemble Maple Tour
Saturday, April 7, 2018 - 8:00am to 4:00pm
Kemble Sarawak United Church Kemble N0H1S0

On Saturday, April 7th, 2018, join us for the 9th annual Kemble Maple Syrup Tour!

Visit one or all of this year's tour stops to experience the unique methods of maple syrup production, from small-scale to commercial, used to make some of Canada’s finest maple syrup. While touring, get up close to friendly farm animals and of course enjoy our famous, homemade, maple-themed meal.

A day of unforgettable family fun awaits you!

Canadian Brass, world-renowned brass quintet
Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
12 Nelson Street East Meaford N4L 1N6

With an international reputation as one of the most popular brass ensembles today, Canadian Brass has truly earned the distinction of “the world’s most famous brass group.

Ashley MacIsaac
Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
12 Nelson Street East Meaford N4L 1N6

One of the most celebrated Canadian roots musicians of all time, having sold in excess of 500,000 albums, Ashley has garnered international acclaim by playing the fiddle in that hard-nosed, traditional Cape-Breton style, while adding his own spin, mixing genres and updating Celtic music to appeal to a broader spectrum of fans.

Poetry Event
Monday, April 16, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
824 1st Ave West Owen Sound N4K 4K4

Sounds of My Home Town: a National Poetry Month Celebration

Monday, April 16 @ 7:00pm in the Library Auditorium

Come out to hear some of Owen Sound’s finest poets and musicians in celebration of the 20th Anniversary of National Poetry Month in Canada. This program will feature poems and music that tell stories of the history and people of Grey-Bruce-Owen Sound.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
927 2nd Avenue East Owen Sound N4K 2H5

Whether you've played Crokinole all your life, or you've never played it before, we encourage you to join the Century 21 Crokinole Club!   If you've never played, it's super easy to learn, and a ton of fun!  Meet friends and have a laugh!  If you're visiting Owen Sound, you can stop in for a no-obligation hour of fun! 

Steve Patterson, Award-winning stand-up comedian
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
12 Nelson Street East Meaford N4L 1N6

Steve Patterson, Award-winning stand-up comedian, Thur April 19, 8pm, $39 plus fees ($45)

Host of “The Debaters”

5th favorite son of John & Kathleen Patterson

The O'Pears with Madison Galloway Fri Apr 20
Friday, April 20, 2018 - 7:30pm to 10:30pm
136215 Grey Road 40 Desboro N0H 1K0

The Opening Show of the Desboro Music Hall 2018 Concert Series is all women and all powerful.  Don't miss out on Fri Apr 20.  

Hand Made
Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
220 Owen Sound st Dundalk N0c1b0

The Southgate Community Farmer's Market will be hosting an even for hand made items made by the locals of our community. Please come put and enjoy.

Fresh Horses: A Tribute to Garth Brooks
Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
12 Nelson Street East Meaford N4L 1N6

Fresh Horses is a high energy show band that performs all the hits of Garth Brooks. Fresh Horses tours North America and has received excellent reviews along with a great following of fans. Les Smith the Band Leader looks and sounds so much like Brooks that people comment that they forget they are watching a Tribute Act. Fresh Horses please crowds of all ages with their music and entertaining show.

Owen Sound Harbour
Monday, April 23, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
824 1st Ave West Owen Sound N4K 4K4

Owen Sound Harbour: A Photographic History

Genesis of a Local History Book

Monday, April 23 @ 7:00pm

Black history speakers
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
40 Sydenham St. Flesherton N0C1E0

This is the story of fourth-generation descendants of the Meads family from the Old Durham Road, who, through research of their family origins, have united to provide a unique story of their common bond. Travel with Steve and Carl as they examine the parallel journey their families took through the generations leading to a reunion and rebuilding of the family connection.

Oil on Board
Friday, April 27, 2018 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm
969 Second Avenue E. Owen Sound N4K 2H6

An opportunity to chat with the artist, Chris Morton, as he reflects on his inspirations of geography, weather and light. Refreshments will be served. Chris will also be at the gallery the following day, April 28, from 1 to 4 pm.

The Wizard of Oz April 27, 28, May 4, 5 at 7:30 p.m.; April 29, May 6 at 2:00 p.m.
Friday, April 27, 2018 - 7:30pm to Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 7:30pm
443-10th Avenue Hanover N4N 2P1

Frank Baum's story is timeless and HCP is presenting The Wizard of Oz, which will run April 27th, 28th, May 4,th 5th, all at 7:30 p.m. and matinees on April 29th and May 6th at 2:00 p.m. at the Hanover Civic Theatre.

Breakfast at Maplefest
Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
392098 Grey Rd. 109 Holstein N0G 2A0

Come for an all day breakfast at Love's Sugar Bush. We will be serving a selection of regular sausages, apple smoked sausage, apple smoked bacon, plus pancakes, baking beans, all topped up with Pure Maple Syrup from Love's Sugar Bush.

The Trevor MacKenzie Band
Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
12 Nelson Street East Meaford N4L 1N6

The Trevor MacKenzie Band is a new project picking up where the Maple Blues Award winning MacKenzie Blues Band left off. Trevor MacKenzie and drummer Mike Weir have set out to continue their explosive blues/rock tradition as they explore the deep roots of their long-time musical partnership.

Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Massie Hall Massie (Chatsworth) N0H 1G0


SweetWater Jazz II
Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 9:00pm to 11:30pm
939 2nd Ave. East Owen Sound N4K2H5

Enjoy another evening of swingin' standards and a few surprises as only SweetWater Can deliver. The concert showcases the talents of Mark Fewer along with Drew Jurecka (violin), Nathan Hiltz(guitar), and Justin Gray (bass). If you liked SweetWater Jazz last May, you won't want to miss this high energy follow up. 

Wizard of Oz April 27th, 28th, May 4th, May 5th at 7:30 p.m. and April 29th, May 6th at 2:00 p.m. Hanover Civic Theatre
Sunday, April 29, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
443-10th Avenue Hanover N4N 2P1

Frank Baum's story is timeless and HCP is presenting The Wizard of Oz, which will run April 27th, 28th, May 4,th 5th, all at 7:30 p.m. and matinees on April 29th and May 6th at 2:00 p.m. at the Hanover Civic Theatre.

On-going Event
Friday, December 15, 2017 - 1:45pm to Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 4:00pm
The Arts Centre Collingwood L9Y 2M1


The Blue Mountain Foundation for the Arts

Invites you to participate in its


April 13th to May 26th

The Arts Centre, 163 Hurontario Street, Collingwood.


Reception: Sunday, April 22nd 1:00 to 3:00

On-going Event
Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 11:00am to Friday, April 20, 2018 - 5:00pm
The Arts Centre Collingwood L9Y 2M1


9th Annual Murray J. Clerkson Award

The Murray J. Clerkson Committee is now accepting submissions for this year’s
award. The award is presented to a talented emerging artist who resides in the South Georgian Bay region.

The winner will receive a $1000 cash prize.  The winner and four finalists will be featured in an exhibition of their work for the month of June at the BMFA Arts Centre.

painting Inspired Palettes
On-going Event
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 (All day) to Saturday, May 5, 2018 (All day)
12 Nelson Street East Meaford N4L 1N6

A general exhibition from Mar 27 – May 5 of varied mediums and subject matter by artists of the South Simcoe Palette Club, who meet once a week to share info and support each other in their work.

Please call Box Office for Gallery hours.

Save $30 off Eco Adventure Tour - Limited Time Offer
On-going Event
Monday, April 2, 2018 - 9:00am to Monday, April 30, 2018 - 5:00pm
260 Scenic Caves Rd The Blue Mountains L9Y 0P2

Reserve before April 30, 2018 and save $30-OFF Eco Adventure Tours scheduled between May 5 – October 28, 2018. Experience the wonder of treetop canopy walking as you view the diverse flora/fauna of a designated UNESCO biosphere reserve from airborne walkways.  Soar like an eagle from a 300 ft. forest and thrilling 1000 ft. zipline. Descend deep into caves/caverns/crevasses carved millions of years ago from glacial ice.

On-going Event
Monday, April 2, 2018 - 10:45am to Friday, May 18, 2018 - 10:45am
156 Jozo Weider Blvd, The Blue Mountains, ON L9Y 3Z2 Blue Mountains L9Y 3Z2

A favorite time of year in the Village to enjoy specially priced menus and offers at many of the restaurants, shops and award-winning iwa Spa. Sunday to Thursday with some weekend additions.