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

$10 in advance $12 at the door                                                                                                                         

Soul of Rock and Roll
Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 7:00pm
251 9th Street East Owen Sound N4K1N8

Tickets: $30 Advance / $35 At Door

Craig Davidson Author Visit
Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
824 1st Avenue West Owen Sound N4K 4K4

The Toronto International Festival of Authors presents Lit On Tour Owen Sound: An Evening with Craig Davidson, Thursday, October 4 at 7:00 pm in the Library Auditorium.

Paint Battle Artsburg Edition
Friday, October 5, 2018 - 7:00pm to 10:30pm
187 Marsh Street Clarksburg N0H 1J0

Live Painting Competition - artists create masterpieces in 20 minutes! Audience votes for the winner.

10 Artists, 3 rounds, 1 winner.

ART WILL BE AUCTIONED OFF AT THE END OF THE EVENING!

Paint Battle Artsburg Edition

Doors open at 7:30pm

Battle begins at 8:00pm

Tickets are only $20!

Buy tickets at www.artsburg.ca

Apple Harvest Festival
Saturday, October 6, 2018 - 11:15am to Monday, October 8, 2018 - 11:15am
156 Jozo Weider Blvd, The Blue Mountains, ON L9Y 3Z2 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 viewing, live music, Apple Pie Trail, scavenger hunts, apple fun, hiking, biking & fall driving tours.

Tommy Youngsteen Performs Fleetwood Mac Rumours Oct. 6 @ the Marsh
Saturday, October 6, 2018 - 7:00pm to 10:30pm
187 Marsh Street Clarksburg N0H 1J0

Join us at the Marsh Street Centre to see Tommy Youngsteen's live performance of Fleetwood Mac's classic album, Rumours, pluss all of their greatest hits.  Enjoy all of your favorite songs from the band's hey day.

Door open at 7:00 pm

Tickets $25 for members; $30 for non-members; $35 at the door

Buy tickets online at https://www.marshstreetcentre.com/

 

Sunday, October 7, 2018 - 9:00am to 9:15pm
187 Marsh Street Clarksburg N0H 1J0

Come to Clarksburg on Thanksgiving weekend to enjoy the many Apple Harvest Events, including the following at the Marsh Street Centre, 187 Marsh St.:

Sunday, Oct. 7 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am:  Pancake Breakfast

Sunday, Oct. 7 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm:  Artisan Market & Apple Pie Contest

 

MILF
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 7:30pm
251 9th Street East Owen Sound N4K1N8

Tickets: $35.00

Written and performed by Anne Marie Scheffler

The Eagles Greatest Hits- Classic Albums Live
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
12 Nelson Street East Meaford N4L 1N6

'Classic Albums Live' brings The Eagles- Greatest Hits to life in this replication "note for note, cut for cut" concert. 

With its complex vocals and defining harmonies, the Eagles’ chart topping album Their Greatest Hits (1971-1975) became the first album ever certified platinum.

Butter Tarts & Buggies Ad
Friday, October 12, 2018 - 9:00am to Sunday, October 14, 2018 - 8:00pm
311157 Hwy 6 Mount Forest N0G 2L0

Enjoy fun fall activities, scrumptious treats and deals at participating Butter Tarts & Buggies businesses in Southgate, West Grey, Mapleton, Minto and Wellington North.

cartoon drawing of Dr. Evil from Austin Powers movie
Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 9:30am to 11:30am
251 George St E Durham N0G 1R0

Participants will learn about composing backgrounds and developing a character to create their own reproducible mini book. Many styles of cartooning will be explored such as Disney, Anime and alternative sources. Exaggeration and fantasy will inspire and be used to create original work. 

T&K Ferri Cider
Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
496415 Grey County Rd 2 Clarksburg N0H 1J0

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

Everest Challenge
Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 11:15am
156 Jozo Weider Blvd, The Blue Mountains, ON L9Y 3Z2 Blue Mountains L9Y 3Z2

Get ready to climb Everest, Blue Mountain style. The Everest Challenge is an exciting, new event in support of the Collingwood General & Marine hospital. Teams of 2, 4, 5, 8, or 10 will climb the mountain together enough times to equal 29,092 feet, the height of Mount Everest. Register online.

image of a blank notepad and paints with brushes
Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 11:30am to 1:30pm
251 George St E Durham N0G 1R0

Basic drawing and composition skills will be developed along with watercolour and acrylic painting techniques. Designed to meet the striving teenage artists need for expressing themselves through creative activity with skillful confidence. Anna Gruda has years of experience working with Highschool students and is familiar with the Ontario Arts curriculum.

Sat Oct 13: Rob Szabo with My Father's Son
Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 7:30pm to 10:30pm
136215 Grey Road 40 Desboro N0H 1K0

Desboro Music Hall 2018 Concert Series
Sat Oct 13, 2018
Opening Act: My Father's Son
All Ages
Doors open at 7pm, Music starts at 7:30pm

Beggars Road Live at Massie Hall, Oct 13, 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
496766 Veterans Road North, Massie Chatsworth N0H 1G0

this group has expanded its repertoire of folk/traditional songs with many more regionally inspired beauties that blend vocal melody with powerful instrumental texturing. From traditional to the edge and back, this is a group that hopes to help rekindle an interest in local history and traditions. This is a road on which you will see many landscapes. Take the journey.

social enterprise poster
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 2:00pm to 9:00pm
939 2nd Avenue East Owen Sound N4K 2H5

"A social enterprise operates like a business, produces goods and services for the market, but manages its operations and redirects its surpluses in pursuit of social and environmental goals." - Western Economic Diversification

Marsh Street Centre Presents Movies@the Marsh Hallowe'en
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 7:45pm to 10:30pm
187 Marsh Street Clarksburg N0H 1J0

Get in the mood for Hallowe’en with three classic movies at the Marsh Street Centre.

Wed. Oct. 17:  Ghostbusters

Wed. Oct. 24:  Rocky Horror Picture Show

Wed. Oct. 31:  Halloween

Bloody Caesars served at the bar.  Only in Canada? Pity!

Doors open at 7:45 pm. Show starts at 8:15 pm

Tickets $10 or $25 for the series

Whiskey Jack - Stories and Songs of Stompin' Tom
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
12 Nelson Street East Meaford N4L 1N6

Whiskey Jack is one the most celebrated roots/country/bluegrass bands in Canadian music history.

The band toured Canada extensively between 1979 and 1987, appearing at festivals and concerts from coast to coast. 

Rotary Club of Meaford Trivia Poster
Friday, October 19, 2018 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
151 Collingwood St W. Meaford N4L 1V4

Can you outsmart the librarians?   A fundraiser for the new Meaford Public Library

Trivia Theme: Think Literature

· Doors open at 6:30 pm. First question at 7 pm.

· Teams of 8-10 people—$125 per team

· Mulligan cards $10 per round

· Purchase gently-read books from the Friends of the Meaford Library

· Prizes for best dressed team

· Cash bar—Bring your own snacks

Ontario Public Library Week Author Talk
Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
173 Bruce St. S. Thornbury N0H 2P0

Kick off Ontario Public Library Week with an Author Talk at the L.E. Shore Library, featuring bestselling authors, K.A. Tucker, Joanna Goodman, and Marissa Stapley. Moderated by Ruth Marshall.
Join a panel of four authors and hear their tales about writing life and beyond.Tickets are $2/person and can be purchased at the L.E. Shore Library or at the Craigleith Heritage Depot. 

Rockin' Around The Clock with Chapman House
Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 5:30pm to Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 12:00am
221 Macleese Drive Kemble N0H 1S0

Guys and gals from across all of Grey & Bruce are going to be Rockin' Around the Clock with Chapman House on Saturday October 20th at Cobble Beach.

There will be Jumpin', Jivin' & Wailin' to the Eclectic Vinyl Orchestra while we raise much needed funds for the Residential Hospice of Grey Bruce.

Georgian Bay Reads
Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
12 Nelson St E Meaford N4L 1V4

It’s our 10th anniversary! And to celebrate, we’ve asked five authors to represent five  area libraries to defend their favourite  Canadian book.Come and be a part of one  of the most entertaining literary events of  the season. May the best library win!

Georgian Bay Reads
Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
12 Nelson St E Meaford N4L 1V4

It’s our 10th anniversary! And to celebrate, we’ve asked five authors to represent five  area libraries to defend their favourite  Canadian book.Come and be a part of one  of the most entertaining literary events of  the season. May the best library win!

Claude Bourbon at Mapleview Oct 20
Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 7:30pm to 9:45pm
714506 Baseline Road Markdale N0C 1H0

Ready for a unique and talented take on a wide range of musical traditions? Claude Bourbon is known throughout Europe and America for amazing guitar performances that take blues, Spanish, Middle Eastern, and Russian stylings into uncharted territories. Each year Bourbon plays more than 100 shows around the world.

Suzie Vinnick Live at Massie Hall, October 20 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
496766 Veterans Road North Chatsworth N0H 1G0

Come and hear Suzie’s amazing singing, great material, and wonderful acoustic playing and arranging. She’s truly blessed with a rare voice that’s playful, sassy and soulful.

2018 Library Book Sale
Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 2:00pm to Monday, October 29, 2018 - 8:00pm
824 1st Ave West Owen Sound N4K 4K4

40 Years of the Great Annual Library Book Sale!

Mark your calendar!  The 40th Great Annual Book Sale will take place the last week of October in the Library auditorium. This significant fundraiser has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for the Library.   It has also recycled close to a million books back into the community to readers of all ages who eagerly anticipate this event each fall. 

inscape painting
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
251 George St E Durham N0G 1R0

A unique technique of learning watercolour painting developed by Anna Gruda. Develop your skills and visual perception while having a healing colour experience. Anna has worked with children, adults and seniors with this method of exploring the qualities of colour and their gestures. The results show an inner landscape of figures, symbols and mental projections.

Old Red House speaker Oct. 24, 2018
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
40 Sydenham St. Flesherton N0C1E0

The “Old Red House,” built in 1816, is the oldest standing structure dating from the days of the Perth Military District.  Historian, film maker and archival documentarian Jim Forrester will speak at the South Grey Museum on October 24th.

Marsh Street Centre Presents Movies@the Marsh Hallowe'en
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 7:45pm to 10:30pm
187 Marsh Street Clarksburg N0H 1J0

Get in the mood for Hallowe’en with three classic movies at the Marsh Street Centre.

Wed. Oct. 17:  Ghostbusters

Wed. Oct. 24:  Rocky Horror Picture Show

Wed. Oct. 31:  Halloween

Bloody Caesars served at the bar.  Only in Canada? Pity!

Doors open at 7:45 pm. Show starts at 8:15 pm

Tickets $10 or $25 for the series

Vinyl Record DJ Lessons
Friday, October 26, 2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
113 Lakeshore Road East The Blue Mountains L9Y0N1

DeeJay Lessons are back!  PA Day Friday Oct. 26th.

Learn how to spin records to express yourself with DeeJay Primary Sources!

$5 per session.  Ages 8-14.

Two sessions to choose from, 9am-10:30am or 10:30am-12pm. Please call or email the Craigleith Heritage Depot to register, depot@thebluemountains.ca 519-599-3681 x 3

Garth Brooks Tribute Fresh Horses
Friday, October 26, 2018 - 3:00pm to 5:30pm
433 10th Ave, Hanover, ON Hanover N4N 2N9

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 guests forget they are watching a Tribute Act!

Little Malt Shoppe of Horrors @ the Marsh October 26, 5-7pm Family Fun
Friday, October 26, 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Marsh Street Centre Clarksburg N0H 1J0

Games, Costumes, Prizes, Pizza & Hot Dogs.  Admission $5.   

 

Brett Kissel- We Were That Song Tour with Opener Dan Davidson
Friday, October 26, 2018 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
12 Nelson Street East Meaford N4L 1N6

Brett Kissel- We Were That Song Tour with Opener Dan Davidson, Fri Oct 26, 7:30pm, $57

book cover
Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
113 Lakeshore Road East The Blue Mountains L9Y0N1

Join the Blue Mountains Writers’ Group Sat. Oct.

Monster Boogie DJ Dance Party Oct. 27 at the Marsh 7:00 pm. Adults
Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 7:00pm
Marsh Street Centre Clarksburg N0H 1J0

Adults only. Shake out your favorite Hallowe’en costume and come to the Marsh for a fun night of dancing. You might even win a prize for Best Costume.

Tickets: $15 for members; $20 for non-members; $25 at the door.

Buy tickets online at www.marshstreetcentre.com

 

Something I've Done Tour- The Legendary Downchild Blues Band
Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
12 Nelson Street East Meaford N4L 1N6

Something I've Done Tour- The Legendary Downchild Blues Band, Sat Oct 27, 8pm $60

Something I've Done Tour- The Legendary Downchild Blues Band
Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
12 Nelson Street East Meaford N4L 1N6

On tour to promote their new album "Something I've Done", the Legendary Downchild Blues Band is back! 

The Rt. Hon. Jean Chrétien
Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
12 Nelson St E Meaford N4L 1V4

The Meaford Public Library is pleased to host a fundraising event with the Rt. Hon. Jean Chrétien. Interviewed by Christopher Thomas.

Tickets: $100 (HST included)
Each ticket includes an autographed copy of  Jean Chrétien’s new book My Stories, My Times

Buy your tickets in advance at Meaford Hall 519-538-0463 | www.meafordhall.ca

Jean Chrétien, Author
Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
12 Nelson Street East Meaford N4L 1N6

Jean Chrétien, Author, Sun Oct 28, 2pm $100

Former Prime Minister Jean Chrétien will discuss his latest book, My Stories, My Times revealing illuminating and amusing anecdotes from his life before, during and after politics. Fundraising event for the new Meaford Public Library. Signed book included with each ticket.  Presented by the Friends of the Meaford Library.

Spooktacular Evening Spiderwebs
Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm
113 Lakeshore Road East The Blue Mountains L9Y0N1

Get ready for Halloween at the Craigleith Heritage Depot!
“Hands On" activities include Palm Reading and Henna Tattoos. Wednesday Oct. 31st starting at 4pm. Creepy scavenger hunt for the little ones!

Marsh Street Centre Presents Movies@the Marsh Hallowe'en
Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 7:45pm to 10:30pm
Marsh Street Centre Clarksburg N0H 1J0

Get in the mood for Hallowe’en with three classic movies at the Marsh Street Centre.

Wed. Oct. 17:  Ghostbusters

Wed. Oct. 24:  Rocky Horror Picture Show

Wed. Oct. 31:  Halloween

Bloody Caesars served at the bar.  Only in Canada? Pity!

Doors open at 7:45 pm. Show starts at 8:15 pm

Tickets $10 or $25 for the series

Save $30 on Fall Weekday Eco Adventure Tours
On-going Event
Friday, August 10, 2018 - 9:00am to Friday, October 26, 2018 - 5:00pm
260/280 Scenic Caves Rd Collingwood/The Blue Mountains L9Y 0P2

Until – October 26, 2018

Indigenous Art Exhibition and Sale
On-going Event
Saturday, August 25, 2018 - 9:30pm to Monday, December 31, 2018 - 6:00pm
969 Second Avenue E. Owen Sound N4K 2H6

Gallery de Boer-Fine Art invites visitors to immerse themselves in an outstanding and diverse selection of traditional and contemporary Indigenous art. Exuberant, restrained, symbolic, narrative, spiritual, humorous, political, expressionistic or representational, this exhibition illustrates the breadth and passion of aboriginal artistic expression.

Last 100 Days of World War 1
On-going Event
Saturday, September 8, 2018 - 12:00pm to Friday, November 30, 2018 - 12:00pm
948 3rd Ave Owen Sound N4K 4P6

September 8th: Exhibit Opening: “Final Victory – the Last 100 Days”. 

The exhibit unearths the events of the last 100 days of the First World War and how the armistice came about. Step into the past and learn about what it was like as the war began its journey to its end.

Hours: Tuesday to Sunday - 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm.

Entrance Fee: $5 per person

The Printmakers, Donna Welton, Eileen Simpson, Pat Keeling and Barbara Sprague
On-going Event
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 9:30am to Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 12:00pm
942 2nd Avenue East Owen Sound N4K 2H6

 October brings fresh new artists to the Owen Sound Artists’  Co-op.  The Legacy Gallery welcomes The Printmakers; Eileen Simpson, Barbara Sprague, Pat Keeling and Donna Welton.  This group practices one of the oldest methods of mark making. The process of monoprints used by The Printmakers creates a print that is singular and impossible to reproduce.

Summit 2018
On-going Event
Sunday, October 7, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
156 Jozo Weider Boulevard The Blue Mountains L9Y 0V2

Some of Canada’s finest musicians performing the best in Blues, Soul and Rock & Roll. This handpicked group of artists have come together to create a performance showcasing music that will have everyone out of their seats, singing and dancing to the rhythm.

Early Bird Nordic Season Pass Discount
On-going Event
Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 9:00am to Sunday, December 2, 2018 - 5:00pm
260/280 Scenic Caves Rd Collingwood/The Blue Mountains L9Y 0P2

Until Dec 2, 2018