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May 2019
David Myles
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
12 Nelson Street East Meaford N4L 1N6

David Myles, Wed May 1, 8pm  $35/40

The actors preparing for the opening show!
Friday, May 3, 2019 - 7:30pm
443-10th Avenue Hanover N4N 2P1

A broad comedy, played for laughs.....no sexual conduct.....has had rave reviews wherever it has played (we offer six shows over two weekends).

Tickets:  Adults $17.00; Students (over 12) $14.00.  Box Office opens in April.

Special Events for this show:  Wine/Beer/Cheese Event - Fri. April 26th and May 3rd at 6:30 p.m., during the intermission and after the show to meet the cast. 

How To Tell A Story with Ron Baker
Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Meaford United Church Meaford N4L 1E2

10 am
Meaford United Church

Tickets $25
Buy your tickets in advance at the Meaford Public Library
or online at www.friendsofmeafordlibrary.ca/events

Bodice Detail by Barbara Sprague: The Dress
Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
840 1st Ave W. Owen Sound N4K 4K4

Join us at the Tom Thomson Art Gallery on May 4 at 1:00pm as artist Barbara Sprague shares insights into her exhibition The Dress. The talk is free, all are welcome. 

scuba diver with shipwreck
Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm
58 Alfred Street W. Thornbury N0H 2P0

Be the first to experience Craigleith Heritage Depot's new Virtual Reality films!  Dive the Mary Ward shipwreck or walk the edge of the Niagara Escarpment.  Tickets are $25 per person.  Doors open at 6:00pm with activities and cash bar, and presentation starts at 7:00pm at the Beaver Valley Community Centre.  Music, storytelling, and VR headsets to try.

The actors preparing for the opening show!
Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 7:30pm
443-10th Avenue Hanover N4N 2P1

A broad comedy, played for laughs.....no sexual conduct.....has had rave reviews wherever it has played (we offer six shows over two weekends).

Tickets:  Adults $17.00; Students (over 12) $14.00.  Box Office opens in April.

Special Events for this show:  Wine/Beer/Cheese Event - Fri. April 26th and May 3rd at 6:30 p.m., during the intermission and after the show to meet the cast. 

KidsHelpPhone
Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
Harrison Park Owen Sound N4K 5T2

Do you believe that when a young person finds the courage to reach out for help, someone should always be there to answer? If so, join Kids Help Phone on Sunday, May 5th and match their courage. This May, Kids Help Phone is celebrating its 30th Anniversary. Thanks to our walkers and donors, we have been an ally to millions of young people over the years, providing them with the support they needed at the time they needed it the most.

www.greybrucehospice.com
Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
206 Toronto St. Markdale N0C 1H0

Various locations across Grey & Bruce – On Sunday, May 5th, communities across Grey & Bruce will join thousands of people across Canada, as they come together in order to raise funds and awareness for hospice palliative care programs and services.

www.greybrucehospice.com
Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 1:00pm
75 2nd Ave. East Owen Sound N4K 5T2

Various locations across Grey & Bruce – On Sunday, May 5th, communities across Grey & Bruce will join thousands of people across Canada, as they come together in order to raise funds and awareness for hospice palliative care programs and services.

www.greybrucehospice.com
Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
3 Vincent St. Meaford N4L 1B8

Various locations across Grey & Bruce – On Sunday, May 5th, communities across Grey & Bruce will join thousands of people across Canada, as they come together in order to raise funds and awareness for hospice palliative care programs and services.

www.greybrucehospice.com
Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
32 Mill Street Thornbury N0H 2P0

Various locations across Grey & Bruce – On Sunday, May 5th, communities across Grey & Bruce will join thousands of people across Canada, as they come together in order to raise funds and awareness for hospice palliative care programs and services.

www.greybrucehospice.com
Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 1:00pm
781 7th Ave. Hanover N4N 2K1

Various locations across Grey & Bruce – On Sunday, May 5th, communities across Grey & Bruce will join thousands of people across Canada, as they come together in order to raise funds and awareness for hospice palliative care programs and services.

Goldenaires Celebrate with Song
Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
12 Nelson Street East Meaford N4L 1N6

Goldenaires Celebrate with Song, Sun May 5,  2pm  $15

Goldenaires Celebrate with Song
Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:30pm
Meaford Hall Arts & Cultural Centre Meaford N4L 1K5

"The Goldenaires will be presenting "Celebrate with Song" on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at 2:00 pm at the Meaford Hall Arts & Cultural Centre.  Come celebrate the 50th anniversary of this women's choir in Meaford and enjoy their vocal salute to music.  Tickets are $15 and are available at the Meaford Hall box office and online at meafordhall.ca."

https://www.facebook.com/hanovercommunityplayers.ca/
Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 2:00pm
443-10th Avenue Hanover N4N 2P1

A broad comedy, played for laughs.....no sexual conduct.....has had rave reviews wherever it has played (we offer six shows over two weekends).  Tickets:  Adults $17.00; Students (over 12) $14.00.  Box Office opens in April.  Special Events for this show:  Wine/Beer/Cheese Event - Fri.

Air and Auto logo
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
501262 Grey Road 1 Wiarton N0H 2T0

There are plenty of things to see and do at Air & Auto Extravaganza, so bring along the family, some comfortable shoes and take your time browsing through our exhibits. Aircraft exhibits, classic cars, vintage motorcycles, great food, live music, outdoor market & more.

Resilience: Transforming Our Community - climate change film of hope and action
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Roxy Theatre Owen Sound N4K 1N8

A documentary about the impact of climate change becoming a catalyst for community-based actions making positive difference locally and beyond.

ROLLER DERBY DOUBLE HEADER
Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm
151 Collingwood St W Meaford N4L 1K5

 ROLLER DERBY DOUBLE HEADER at the Meaford & St. Vincent Community Centre. Games at 5pm and 7pm. Game 2 features The Grey Bruce Highland Dames. Tickets $10 at the door. Kids 14 and under free. Food and refreshments available on site. Come out and enjoy the action!

Great Canadian Swampstompers at Massie Hall
Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Massie Hall Massie (Chatsworth) N0H 1G0

LIVE AT MASSIE HALL BEGINS IT'S 2019 SEASON with The folk-blues of the Great Canadian Swampstompers – Cody Zevenbergen, Steve Danard, Dylan McMullin and Lauren Jewell – will get your feet pumpin’. “Songs about lovers, loners, loafers truckers and trackers, farmers and fraudmen, police and thieves, workin’ hard and hardly workin’, hound dogs, woodstoves and bad, bad women”.

Tommy Youngsteen: Tribute to Bruce Springsteen
Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
12 Nelson Street East Meaford N4L 1N6

Tommy Youngsteen: Tribute to Bruce Springsteen, Sat May 11, 8pm,  $35

Grey County Historical Society logo
Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm
997 4th Avenue East Owen Sound N4K 5W9

Social hour 5-6 p.m. Dinner @ 6 p.m.

Our programme for the evening will be presented by the group, Métissage. Métissage tells the lesser-known history of Owen Sound's First Nations, Métis, Black settlers, working class and women leaders.

SweetWater Jazz III
Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 8:00pm to 10:30pm
939 2nd Ave. East Owen Sound N4K 2H5

Don't miss this this annual spring fav featuring Mark Fewer, Drew Jurecka, Nathan Hiltz and Joseph Phillips performing a fabulous evening of jazz classics and more. 

Doors Open at 8 p.m.    Concert Starts at 9 p.m.

(Heartwood Hall, 939 2nd Ave. East, Owen Sound, upstairs)

Tickets Now on Sale!  CONCERT PARTNER - TAMMING LAW

Fri May 17: Even the Bird was Free with Tim Moxam
Friday, May 17, 2019 - 7:30pm to 10:30pm
136215 Grey Road 40 Desboro N0H 1K0

**Please note this is a Friday concert**

All Ages

Desboro Music Hall 2019 Concert Series

Doors open at 7pm, Music starts at 7:30pm

Beggars Road
Friday, May 17, 2019 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
12 Nelson Street East Meaford N4L 1N6

Beggars Road, Fri May 17, 7:30pm $27

Historic Leith Church
Sunday, May 19, 2019 (All day)
419134 Tom Thomson Lane Leith N0H1V0

SHUNPIKER TOUR : Ghost Churches of North Sydenham (Sunday, May 19, 2:00-3:30 pm)

Take an interesting trip into the past. Register at Leith Church (419134 Tom Thomson Lane, Leith ON) - Maps provided. Ends with refreshments and a tour of the Leith Church

Cars - $10    Bikes - $5   (proceeds to Leith Church Restoration Fund)

Ruthann Noble holding a partial made scarecrow
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
3 St. Vincent St. Meaford N4L 1B3

 Join us at the Rotary Harbour Pavilion to make some of the 300 scarecrows for this year's Invasion: Scarecrows' Book Invasion. Everyone welcome. No experience necessary. Seasoned scarecrow builders always on hand to coach newcomers. Refreshments served. Help us help the environment. Please bring your own coffee mug and water container for coffee breaks. Accessible

One World Festival Logo
Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 9:30am to 2:30pm
1st Ave West Owen Sound N4K

Activities in St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, the Tom Thomson Art Gallery, and the Owen Sound and North Grey Union Public Library. The festival is free and open to everyone!

Turas Mor Logo
Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
10 Caroline St E Creemore L0M 1G0

Join us in Creemore, ON for a truly unique bike tour.  Inspired by the vintage rides of Europe, Turas Mór – meaning ‘Great Journey’ in Gaelic - is a cycling journey on gravel and non-gravel roads through the rolling hills of Creemore.Join us in Creemore, ON for a truly unique bike tour.  Inspired by the vintage rides of Europe, Turas Mór – meaning ‘Great Journey’ in Gaelic - is a cycling journey on gravel and non-gravel roads through the rolli

Walk for Dog Guides
Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 9:00am to 11:30am
2nd Avenue West Owen Sound N4K 2H4

Owen Sound residents have the opportunity to help Canadians with medical or physical disabilities obtain Dog Guides at no cost by participating in the Pet Valu Walk for Dog Guides this spring.

Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 2:00pm to 10:00pm
997 4th Ave. E. Owen Sound N4K 5W9

Celebrating 20 years the Shoreline Chorus, directed by Ann-Marie MacDairmid, presents "The Marvel of Music". Special Guests have been invited to perform. Musical selections include As Time Goes By, Four Strong Winds, I Wanr Jesus To Walk With Me, You'll Never Walk Alone, Bridge Over Troubled Water, Hymn To Freedom and much more. Two concerts on Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 2:00 pm & 7:30 pm at the Georgian Shores United Church, 4th Ave.

Live at Massie Hall Morgan Barrie with Tyler Beckett
Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Massie Hall Massie (Chatsworth) N0H1G0

An emerging talent from the shores of Georgian Bay, singer-songwriter Morgan Barrie’s music reflects his love of the natural world and the human experience.  He’s influenced by folk, rock, blues, grunge and punk master musicians.  Morgan’s own music weaves “warm guitar riffs” with “thoughtful lyrics”.  Fiddler extraordinaire Tyler Beckett will join Morgan for this special concert.

Ruthann Noble holding a partial made scarecrow
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
3 St. Vincent St. Meaford N4L 1B3

Join us at the Rotary Harbour Pavilion to make some of the 300 scarecrows for this year's Invasion: Scarecrows' Book Invasion. Everyone welcome. No experience necessary. Seasoned scarecrow builders always on hand to coach newcomers. Refreshments served. Help us help the environment. Please bring your own coffee mug and water container for coffee breaks. Accessible

The Mine Finders: A Canadian Story
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
The Gallery at L.E. Shore Library Thornbury N0H2P0

The Arts & Culture Council presents: local author, Norman Paterson.

Dr. Norman Paterson, local author and prominent geophysicist will describe the people and events that propelled Canada into world leadership in mining exploration in the 20th century. The presentation will include photographs of field and airborne operations and mine discoveries in many corners of the world.

Ruthann Noble holding a partial made scarecrow
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
3 St. Vincent St. Meaford N4L 1B3

Join us at the Rotary Harbour Pavilion to make some of the 300 scarecrows for this year's Invasion: Scarecrows' Book Invasion. Everyone welcome. No experience necessary. Seasoned scarecrow builders always on hand to coach newcomers. Refreshments served. Help us help the environment. Please bring your own coffee mug and water container for coffee breaks. Accessible

A Night At The Gallery
Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
18 BRUCE ST. THORNBURY N0H 2P0

A Night At The Gallery

Food | Art | Music. 

Spend an evening immersed in the culinary, visual, and performance arts at Loft Gallery in Thornbury!
 

LONG
Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 7:30pm to Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 9:00pm
251 9th Street East Owen Sound N4K1N8

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

Directed by Bill Murphy
By Norm Foster
May 30-June 1, 5-8, 2018

Bodice Detail by Barbara Sprague: The Dress
On-going Event
Saturday, March 23, 2019 - 11:00am to Saturday, June 1, 2019 - 4:00pm
840 1st Ave W. Owen Sound N4K 4K4

Barbara Sprague: The Dress on view until June 1, 2019 Artist Talk: May 4, 2019 at 1:00pm

Get lost in the infinite threads of graphite in these mesmerizing, masterful and imaginative drawings from local artist Barbara Sprague. The Dress explores the intersection of family, memory and mythology, connecting the women in Sprague’s matriarchal lineage. Barbara Sprague is a featured local artist from Southampton, Ontario.

Feature Print from Exhibition
On-going Event
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 11:00am to Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 4:00pm
840 1st Ave W. Owen Sound N4K 4K4

Guest curated by David G. Taylor, this exhibition shows how prints are made, and how to recognize the various techniques. It illustrates the differences between the types of original prints, (not to be confused with reproductions that are also commonly referred to as prints). The prints in this exhibition are a small selection chosen from the Tom Thomson Art Gallery's collection of over seven hundred prints by Canadian artists. David G.

On-going Event
Monday, April 8, 2019 - 9:30am to Sunday, May 19, 2019 - 10:00am
12 Nelson Street East Meaford N4L 1N6

ART EXHIBIT     Paula Arciniega “The Rite of Spring”, Apr 8- May 19

Selection of work inspired by Igor Stravinsky’s infamous orchestral work “The Rite of Spring” Acrylic/ Oil on Canvas. www.paulaarcininiega.com

Lisa Birke Video Still
On-going Event
Friday, April 12, 2019 - 11:00am to Saturday, June 1, 2019 - 4:00pm
840 1st Ave W. Owen Sound N4K 4K4

Lisa Birke: Volte-Face on view until June 1, 2019 Artist Talk: April 13, 2019 at 1:00pm Hilarious and catastrophic, enlightening yet familiar, sometimes awkward yet relatable, Birke’s video work will keep you entertained. Investigating notions of self and societal clichés, Volte-Face highlights four video and performance works produced over several years. Lisa Birke is an award-winning Canadian experimental short film maker.

Newfoundland at Artsonten
On-going Event
Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 11:00am to Sunday, August 25, 2019 - 5:30pm
20 Sydenham St. Flesherton N0C1E0

Stranded in Newfoundland. Our new show of paintings inspired by a series of misadventures is now on the wall.

On-going Event
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 4:00pm to Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 7:00pm
250 Owen Sound Street Dundalk N0C1B0

A community based farmers' market featuring local farm products along with a selection of quality artisanal works.