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November 2018
Words Aloud Spoken Word and Literary Festival
Friday, November 2, 2018 - 1:00pm to Sunday, November 4, 2018 - 4:00pm
185 George St W Durham N0G 1R0

WORDS ALOUD is celebrating 15 years of super-charged multi-arts, poetry & story-telling performances. Join us November 2nd to 4th for a series of influential performances and workshops by internationally renowned poets and authors. For 2018, our dedicated volunteers have put together a program that celebrates both our past and our future.

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Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 9:30am to 4:00pm
151 Enoch St Neustadt N0G 2M0

Over 100 vendors will be there, so bring your Christmas list with you.  The craft show is one of the largest in the area, using both the arena and hall.  You can spend the day in Neustadt having lunch and enjoying the shops.  

Book cover of The Many Deaths of Tom Thomson
Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
451 10th Avenue Hanover N4N 2P1

The Hanover Public Library welcomes Dr. Gregory Klages, author of The Many Deaths of Tom Thomson. Commemorating the one-hundredth anniversary of the death of the renowned Canadian landscape painter, The Many Deaths of Tom Thomson offers an authoritative review of the historical record, as well as some theories you might not have thought of in a hundred years.

2 shows Nov 3rd and 4th Chatsworth and Owen Sound
Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
339 Garafraxa St Chatsworth N0H 1G0

Tickets $10 tea and goodies included

Proceed to Homless Veterans Fund

Come on your own or bring a loved one, a neighbour, a friend. Help us recreate a sense of close community that often is lost in the daily hustle. Take an afternoon to relax, enjoy the lovely tunes and reminisce. Be steeped in memories with the music that kept nations going in times of separation, sadness, and danger.

Thank you to our sponsors! 

Annual Square Foot Show - Saturday, November 3, 2018
Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm
18 BRUCE ST. THORNBURY N0H 2P0

Join us for our exciting Annual Square Foot Show opening on Saturday, November 3, 2018. This show is a fantastic opportunity for art lovers to purchase stunning original art at an incredible price. Hundreds of square foot paintings will be available for purchase!

Georgian Bay Story Slam GRAND FINALE
Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
12 Nelson Street E Meaford N4L 1N6

Georgian Bay Story Slam is a live, true story telling competition interspersed with live music, resulting in an authentic entertainment experience ranging from the heartwarming to the hilarious!  For our Grand Slam show, we’re welcoming back past winners and fan favourites sharing their winning stories for our biggest prize purse yet! Presented by Meaford Culture Foundation.

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Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
1800 2nd Ave E. Owen Sound N4K 5R1

Join us for our 4th annual Beer Tasting! We are excited to feature Tobermory Brewing Co., Cowbell Brewing Co., and Muskoka Brewery at this year's event. You will have the opportunity to sample a gourmet food pairing with each beer, guided by Mike "Dr. Beer" Edney as well as a guest speaker from each of the breweries. You will also be able to test your beer knowledge with our mystery beer, and try your luck at our raffle!

Dean McTaggart Live at Massie Hall, November 3, 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
496766 Veterans Road North Chatsworth N0H 1G0

Dean has written songs for country superstar Wynonna Judd as well as hits for Anne Murray, Terri Clark, Rita Coolidge, Johnny Reid, The Rankin Family, John Berry, John McDermitt, Austrailian superstar Tina Arena, Blues artists Shakura S’Aida, Danny Brooks, Suzie Vinnick and many others.

Dean was twice nominated for a Juno for Songwriter of the year!

2 shows Nov 3rd and 4th Chatsworth and Owen Sound
Sunday, November 4, 2018 - 2:00pm
435 21st ST West Owen Sound N4K 4E5

First United Church, Owen Sound

Admission:Pay What You Can 

 Come on your own or bring a loved one, a neighbour, a friend. Help us recreate a sense of close community that often is lost in the daily hustle. Take an afternoon to relax, enjoy the lovely tunes and reminisce. Be steeped in memories with the music that kept nations going in times of separation, sadness, and danger.

Thank you to our sponsors!

GB Farmers Week Poster
Monday, November 5, 2018 - 1:30pm
38 Queen Street W Elmwood N0G 1S0

Grey Bruce Farmer's Week Conference & Tradeshow 2019

Registration at the door - cash or cheque only please. Pre-registration and payment is now available via the website.
Dairy, Goat, Sheep, Beef, Crops, Ecological Days - $30
Horse Day - Adults $25
Please note that all prices include HST
All days include hot roast beef dinner at noon. Goat and lamb are also served on those respective days.

Coffee at the Marsh
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 10:00am
187 Marsh St. Clarksburg N0H 1J0

On the first and third Wednesday of every month 10:00 am to 11:30 am. Cost by donation.  

The Events for Life participants host Coffee at the Marsh. 

These days are extra special as EFL serves their delicious home-made baked goods. 

Also EFL displays their beautifully created wooden crafts that are available for sale. 

Open to the public – everyone welcome.

Meaford Dragons Return
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm
12 Nelson Street E Meaford N4L 1N6

Meaford Chamber of Commerce’s “Dragons” will be returning for their 10th year. Watch local entrepreneurs pitch their business ideas to a panel of local "Dragons" to win cash and prizes.

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm
L.E. Shore Library Thornbury N0H 2P0

Thursday November 8th at 3:30 pm join L.E.Shore Library and 4 Canadian Division Training Center for a brief history presentation on the importance of Remembrance Day and why we have a moment of silence at 11:00 am. Come in and learn about our neighbouring military community.  All ages welcome. Free Event. Drop in.

THURSDAY FLICKS  RBG (Ruth Bader Ginsburg Documentary)
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
12 Nelson Street E Meaford N4L 1N6

At the age of 84, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has developed a breathtaking legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon.

Remembrance author event
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 4:00pm to 7:30pm
15 Trowbridge St. West Meaford N4L 1V4

Marty Elkins. Author of Leave Us in Peace at 4 pm

Diana Bishop. Author of  Living Up to a Legend at 6:30 pm

Library reading room

Copies of the books will be available to purchase at the event.

Free Event. Space is limited. Please register in advance.

Noises Off
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 7:30pm
251 9th Street East Owen Sound N4K1N8

Tickets: $25 Adults, $23 Seniors, $15 Students

Directed by Kevin Haxell and Michael Frayn

Black Suit Devil Music
Friday, November 9, 2018 - 6:00pm to 11:15pm
8 Bruce St S Thornbury N0H 2P0

Friday November 9, 2018
2 Shows: 6:45 pm & 9:00 pm
Bruce Wine Bar
8 Bruce St 
Thornbury, ON 
N0H 2P0

For Reservations Go To: Opentable.ca  or Call (519) 599-1112

Noises Off
Friday, November 9, 2018 - 7:30pm
251 9th Street East Owen Sound N4K1N8

Tickets: $25 Adults, $23 Seniors, $15 Students

Directed by Kevin Haxell and Michael Frayn

A Centenary of Remembrance
Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm
Harmony Centre Owen Sound N4K2N7

Georgian Bay Concert Choir, together with the Wiarton Concert Choir present A Centenary of Remembrance. Join us as we present a selection of works to honour Remembrance Day.

This joint concert between the two choirs will include independent performances from both groups as well as a number of pieces performed together.

We'd like to invite veterans and active service personnel to join us at no charge.

Noises Off
Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 7:30pm
251 9th Street East Owen Sound N4K1N8

Tickets: $25 Adults, $23 Seniors, $15 Students

Directed by Kevin Haxell and Michael Frayn

Practically Hip, Tribute to The Tragically Hip
Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
12 Nelson Street East Meaford N4L 1N6

Established in Southern Ontario in 1997, “Practically Hip” wows their audiences with their passionate recreation of the Hip’s unique sound. They are the most sought after “Tragically Hip” tribute act in Ontario and the U.S.

You’ll be amazed at the vocal ability of Dean Hughes! You will think you are hearing Gord Downie as Dean performs the songs, rants and stories along with the five piece band.

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Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 8:00pm to 10:30pm
131 Garafraxa Street, South Durham N0G 1R0

With an equally emotional and electrifying style of rock and roll Jamie Clarke, is now joined by band members Brandon Munday, Mike Burke and Brian Hawley.

Noises Off
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 7:30pm
251 9th Street East Owen Sound N4K1N8

Tickets: $25 Adults, $23 Seniors, $15 Students

Directed by Kevin Haxell and Michael Frayn

Noises Off
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 7:30pm
251 9th Street East Owen Sound N4K1N8

Tickets: $25 Adults, $23 Seniors, $15 Students

Directed by Kevin Haxell and Michael Frayn

grey bruce singers concerts hanover november
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 8:00pm to Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 9:30pm
Hanover Civic Theatre Hanover N4N 2P1

Grey Bruce Singers concerts under the new direction of Karine Ringenberg with accompanist Jordan Schaus.  Thurs. Nov. 15-Sat. Nov. 17 @ 8:00 p.m. with matinees Sat. Nov. 17 and Sun. Nov. 18 @ 3:00 p.m.  Tickets:  Adults $20; children 12 and under $5.  Available through any choir member or call Box Office at 519-506-6902.  Support GBS as they embark on their new adventure!

Wingfield Unbound, by Dan Needles, starring Rod Beattie, directed by Douglas Beattie
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
12 Nelson Street East Meaford N4L 1N6

In his fourth season on the farm (and his first as a married man) Walt Wingfield tries to preserve the memory of the old rural community of Persephone Township by promoting the crumbling Hollyhock Mill as a museum site. But the locals say the mill is haunted. Undaunted by such superstitious fears, Walt sets out to prove to the neighbours that there's nothing to this curse business - with near disastrous results.

Cost per ticket: $35

Superstorms 2018
Friday, November 16, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
L.E. Shore Library Thornbury N0H 2P0

Local photographer and stormchaser, David T. Chapman, will be giving a presentation on Superstorms of Ontario.

Noises Off
Friday, November 16, 2018 - 7:30pm
251 9th Street East Owen Sound N4K1N8

Tickets: $25 Adults, $23 Seniors, $15 Students

Directed by Kevin Haxell and Michael Frayn

Hand made items: woven, felted, spun, knit
Saturday, November 17, 2018 (All day)
824 1st Ave W Owen Sound N4K 4K4

The Pottawatomi Spinners and Weavers Guild will be holding their annual sale at the Owen Sound Public Library on Friday Nov. 16  from 1:00 p.m.

Beaver Valley Handmade Artisan Market poster
Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
235309 Beaver Valley Road Kimberley N0C 1E0

A Beaver Valley Handmade Artisan Market. Unique Christmas gifts and hourly draws. Honey, preserves, sweets, treats, sauces, skin care, pottery, jewellery, paintings, fabric wood products.  

Wizard Wands at L.E. Shore Library
Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
L.E. Shore Library Thornbury N0H 2P0

Attention all wizards, witches and muggles!  Join us at the L.E. Shore Library Saturday November 17th at 1:30 pm for our Magic Wand workshop.

Please register online or by emailing libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca or by calling 519-599-3681

grey bruce singers concerts hanover november
Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 3:00pm to Sunday, November 18, 2018 - 4:45pm
443-10th Avenue Hanover Hanover N4N 2P1

Join the Grey Bruce Singers and their new director, Karine Ringenberg and accompanist Jordan Schaus as they present their Christmas concert matinees at 3:00 p.m. Sat. Nov. 17th and Sun. Nov. 18th.  Adults $20; children12 and under $5.  Tickets available through choir members or by calling 519-364-9924.  Main box office opens in November.  Support them all on their new adventure!

Bootleg Creedence Tribute to CCR
Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 7:00pm
Marsh Street Centre Clarksburg N0H 1J0

BOOTLEG CREEDENCE Tribute to CCR  is coming to the Marsh on SATURDAY, NOV 17TH @ 7:00 pm.

Drop in or buy your tickets online –
$20 Members / $25 Non-members / $30 at the door.
https://www.marshstreetcentre.com/tickets

Noises Off
Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 7:30pm
251 9th Street East Owen Sound N4K1N8

Tickets: $25 Adults, $23 Seniors, $15 Students

Directed by Kevin Haxell and Michael Frayn

John McDermott
Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
12 Nelson Street E Meaford N4L 1N6

“Legend” is not a title John McDermott would readily embrace, but his accomplishments have become legendary in recording industry lore. He calls Toronto and Boston home, but he has also found a home as an international recording star and household name – known as much for his successful musical career as for his commitment to veterans’ causes. He is a long way from the man for whom singing was a hobby just ten years ago.

Monday, November 19, 2018 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
310 12th Street Hanover N4N1V6

THE MESSENGER is an artful investigation into the causes of songbird mass depletion and the compassionate people who are working to turn the tide. The film takes viewers on a visually stunning journey revealing how the problems facing birds also pose daunting implications for our planet and ourselves. For more information and a trailer see www.theMessengerDoc.com

THURSDAY FLICKS   In Syria
Thursday, November 22, 2018 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
12 Nelson Street Meaford N4L 1N6

Trapped inside her house in a city under siege, a mother of three turns her flat into a safe harbour for her family and neighbours in an attempt to protect them from the war raging on the streets of Damascus. “A chilling, fast-moving study of a Syrian household under siege…gripping from start to finish.” The Hollywood Reporter. Subtitled.

Christmas in the Country Schedule
Thursday, November 22, 2018 - 6:00pm to Sunday, November 25, 2018 - 7:00pm
261123 Grey Road 28 Hanover N4N 3B8

Enjoy the largest interactive Christmas event in all of Grey and Bruce Counties. An old-fashioned Christmas set in the beautiful Sulphur Spring Conservation Area. Thousands of lights, hundreds of candle lanterns and activities in every building on the grounds. It's an enchanted event with something for everyone!

Noises Off
Thursday, November 22, 2018 - 7:30pm
251 9th Street East Owen Sound N4K1N8

Tickets: $25 Adults, $23 Seniors, $15 Students

Directed by Kevin Haxell and Michael Frayn

Christmas Show and Sale, Bayshore Community Centre, November 23, 5-9, November 24, 10 to 5 and November 25, 10 to 4
Friday, November 23, 2018 - 5:00pm to Sunday, November 25, 2018 - 4:00pm
1900 3rd Avenue East Owen Sound N4K 3M6

Visit the Fine Craft Christmas Show and Sale in its new location, the Bayshore Community Centre, on a new weekend, November 23rd, 24th and 25th!  The fully accessible Bayshore has loads of free parking!  Hours are Friday from 5pm to 9pm, Satruday from 10am to 5pm and Sunday 10am to 4pm.

Elvis Tribute Peter Irwin and the Memphis Rebels
Friday, November 23, 2018 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
12 Nelson Street E Meaford N4L 1N6

Elvis Tribute artist Peter Irwin, who won the Canadian Amateur Champion in the 1998 Collingwood Elvis Festival will perform with his band, The Memphis Rebels. In 2006 Peter won the People’s Choice Award Competition in Hamilton, Ontario.  Las Vegas travellers who have watched multiple Tribute acts rank Peter as the best they have seen.

Noises Off
Friday, November 23, 2018 - 7:30pm
251 9th Street East Owen Sound N4K1N8

Tickets: $25 Adults, $23 Seniors, $15 Students

Directed by Kevin Haxell and Michael Frayn

image of hand binding a book through sewing
Saturday, November 24, 2018 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
251 George St E Durham N0G 1R0

Using a simple style of binding a hardboard book will be created and can be filled with sketches or writing. The book will have laced pages and the cover will use decorative Japanese or textured paper for an aesthetic effect. A treasure for personal use or as a gift for a special person.

Ski Back In Time 1950s Blue Mountain skiiers
Saturday, November 24, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
113 Lakeshore Road East The Blue Mountains L9Y0N1

Ski back in time this Holiday season at the Craigleith Heritage Depot green screen event!!

Bring or borrow retro skiing gear, and pose in local skiing pictures from the 1940's and 50's.
Saturday November 24th, from 1-4pm.  By donation.

Great for holiday cards!

Noises Off
Saturday, November 24, 2018 - 7:30pm
251 9th Street East Owen Sound N4K1N8

Tickets: $25 Adults, $23 Seniors, $15 Students

Directed by Kevin Haxell and Michael Frayn

Royal Wood with opener Elise LeGrow
Saturday, November 24, 2018 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
12 Nelson Street Meaford N4L 1N6

Singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, multiple JUNO nominated producer Royal Wood has established himself as a true musical talent. Since being proclaimed “Songwriter of the Year” by iTunes, Wood has continued to evolve and hone his musical craft – maintaining an unmistakable identity while uncovering and reinventing his sound.  www.royalwood.ca.  Presented by Meaford Hall

Speaker adventures Nov. 28, 2018
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 3:30pm
40 Sydenham St. Flesherton N0C1E0

Longtime publisher Barry Penhale brings his literary love of story to the South Grey Museum on November 28th to explore the life and times of Robert Louis Stevenson. The renowned author of such classics as Treasure Island, Kidnapped and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Stevenson was celebrated during his life by his readers and fellow writers.

Glamapalooza 2018
Thursday, November 29, 2018 (All day)
Downtown Thornbury Thornbury N0H2P0

It's that time of year again! This is a reminder to mark your calendars and start planning for Glamapalooza 2018. An event  created FOR women BY women, there is something for every woman to enjoy at Glamapalooza. Buckets of  fun, female friends, pink power, good causes, retail therapy, amazing food, plenty of drinks and a good old party. Visit the webiste to sign up for your preferred activity as soon as possible.

True Country Show
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 7:00pm
251 9th Street East Owen Sound N4K1N8

Tickets: $30.00

The Roxy Theatre and Bognor Jam Productions bring you the second annual True Country Christmas Concert, featuring the Grey County’s own True Country Show Band and guests. Sway the night away to country classics and seasonal hits.

RPR
Friday, November 30, 2018 - 8:00pm
251 9th Street East Owen Sound N4K1N8

Tickets: $25.00

Back for a 2nd straight season, RPR are masters of musical storytelling. “They sing raucously and passionately with big stirring harmonies.” (The Beat)

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

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

Saugeen Artists Guild
On-going Event
Friday, November 2, 2018 (All day) to Monday, December 24, 2018 (All day)
254 10th St. Hanover N4N 1N9

The Saugeen Artists Guild annual holiday store " Spirit of the Season" is now open!

Stop in to check out all the unique and beautiful creations from our local artists.

Our NEW location:  254 10th St. Hanover (beside Canada Post)

Store Hours:  Monday - Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

                       Sunday (December only) 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Billy Bishop Museum - Victorian Tea
On-going Event
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 12:00pm to Sunday, December 23, 2018 - 4:00pm
948 3rd Ave Owen Sound N4K 4P6

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

November 20th to December 23rd is the start to our Victorian Christmas operations.