Introducing Grey County's Outdoor Activity Map - Your guide to safely enjoying Grey County's great outdoors!
Elegance Defined: The Cobble Beach Concours d'Elegance showcases amazingly rare and historic automobiles
The Holstein Non-Motorized Santa Claus Parade is a small town holiday tradition.
Winter, spring, summer or fall, there's always something happening at Blue
Looking for a family-friendly event? Grey County has plenty of four-season family fun to choose from.
It’s not just golfers who win at the Charity Golf Classic. It’s people from throughout Grey Bruce who use the Hospital who benefit the most from the tournament. Proceeds from the tournament will support the purchase of new anesthesia machines, outfitting the operating rooms and MRI suite at the Owen Sound Regional Hospital.
Bluewater Quilters' Guild Owen Sound presents "Quilts By The Bay 2018" at the Harry Lumley Bayshore Community Centre, 1900 3rd Ave East, Owen Sound on Friday, June 1, 2018 from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm and Saturday, June 2nd, 2018 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.
Desboro Music Hall 2018 Concert Series
Friday June 1, 2018
Opening Act: Doris Folkens
Doors open at 7pm, Music starts at 7:30pm
**Please note this is a Friday concert**
The Shoreline Chorus presents "Shout, O Glory" under the direction of Ann-Marie MacDairmid. Special guest is Randy Benson on fiddle. Musical selections include Down to the River to Pray, Simple Gifts, Gloryland Medley, I'll Fly Away, Ashokan Farewell, Battle Hymn of the Republic, and more. Two performances on Saturday, June 2, 2018 at 2:00 pm and 7:30 pm at Georgian Shores United Church, Owen Sound.
Welcome to Ginkgo Footprints' 4th garden open house! An event suitable for the whole family! Enjoy our peony collections together with all other perennials. Plus freshments, art, handcrafts, GCMG clinic on site etc. June 2nd for early varieties and art. June16th for most regular peonies plus all events listed above. Suggested donation $3 / adult for fundraising to support two non - profit organizors.
Photographer and videographer David Chapman shares his beautiful bird photographs and footage, including video of a nest of fledgling owls! Ideal for birders and bird lovers. Tickets $3, available at the library.
KEN DUNN & ANNA GREEN
"Ken Dunn must have that song catcher soul to have such tradition in his musical mind. His very John Prine-influenced performance also forays into the stylings of folk-legends like Tom Rush and Tom Paxton, sneaking into your feet, heart, and soul"
- John Apice, NO DEPRESSION, USA
Will you “walk” for the women in your community or support those who are? Come and walk in our 6th annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes fundraising event on Sunday, June 3th in Harrison Park. We supply the shoes, YOU provide change. Change for future generations. Join other men who wear red pumps, share in the camaraderie, and walk together as they put themselves in her shoes. Make a pledge online or at the event.
Deanne Hallman is a singer-songwriter who can rock the house, belt the blues or sing a lullaby. When she shares a stage with local music legends Don Buchanan, Paul Danard, and Steve Wood, there's no stopping them. They performed to a sold-out crowd at Massie Hall in the fall of 2017 and have reunited for this Georgian Bay Concert Choir fundraiser.
To celebrate Seniors’ month this year, the 11th annual United Way Bruce Grey Seniors’ Fair will be held on Wednesday, June 6th from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Harry Lumley Bayshore Community Centre in Owen Sound. Admission is FREE and everyone is welcome to attend.
The Durham & District Horticultural Society is proud to host the 2018 DURHAM HERB FAIR on June 9th, 2018 from 9AM to 3PM. The Fair will again be held at the Durham Town Hall & Park, 185 George Street, West, Durham. Over 40 vndors will offer all natural, homemade, home grown products. Maple, honey, birch, lavender, hemp, alpaca, garlic, wood, trout & metal products. Annuals, perennials, shrubs, trees & vegetable plants.
Keystone Child, Youth & Family Services is celebrating the 15th Annual Family Fun Festival on Saturday June 9th from 11am to 3pm at Kelso Beach Park in Owen Sound. This FREE event is open to all families and will be running rain or shine.
Local gardening master Jeff Davis of Davishill Nursery will speak about the best shrubs for your property. Find out what to plant where for the best impact. $2 admission, tickets available at the library.
UCI Gran Fondo World Series Road Race & Time Trial. Formerly the Grey County Road Race. Same great race, new name!
The Blue Mountains Gran Fondo Road Race (Saturday June 16th, 2018) and the Time Trial (Thursday Jun 14th, 2018) will be the sole Canadian qualifier events for the 2018 UCI Gran Fondo World Series.
A day of outstanding live music all benefitting My Friend's House, a women's shelter in Collingwood. Join us for the best outdoor concert of the year in Kimberley Ontario! Featuring Cecile Doo-Kingue, Danny Michel, Paul Reddick & the Sidemen, Horseshoes & Handgrenades Band, East Back Line, and many more great artists! Tickets are only $50 for adults and $30 for students! Tent camping is free but limited. Tickets available online.
Drink in the View aboard the MS Chi-Cheemaun's Craft Brews Cruise.
Enjoy local taps, tapas and live entertainment while sailing across Georgian Bay. Sample a tasty assortment of locally crafted beers and savour an afternoon with good company.
The Streetiques of Hanover will host their final car show. We have come to the end of the road, after 33 years. Please join us as we say goodbye at our final Car Show, Father's Day in the Hanover Park. No Charge, bring your car, truck, bike or fast tractor! Thanks for joining us on our memorable 33 year journey.
Start your summer by taking a stroll back in time with a sneak peek of Moreston Heritage Village! Nestled in pristine countryside, Moreston Heritage Village is complete with period buildings, traditional cedar rail fences, a vegetable garden, and more. Wander through the Village and chat with knowledgeable, costumed volunteers about the daily life of Grey County in the 19th and 20th centuries.
The Bruce - Episode 1: The Fishing Chiefs
Wednesday, June 20 at 7:00 pm
The Bruce is a 3-part documentary, created in partnership with the Bruce County Historical Society, and in collaboration with the Saugeen Ojibway Nation, that will be shown on TVO later this summer.
Summer Solstice - shortest night of the year but maybe the most fun! Bring your own board game or borrow one of the Garafraxa's games. There are plenty to go around!
Image - Midsummer Eve (Hughes, Edward Robert (1851-1914)
Muy Caliente! A free family street party transforms the entire Village into a showcase of Latin life with pulsating music, passionate dancing, and fireworks!
Best remembered for Play Me a Rock and Roll Song, Juno award-winner Valdy has been part of the fabric of Canadian pop and folk music for close to 40 years. With four Gold albums, Valdy is recognized as one of this country’s most influential singer/songwriters having performed his distinctive brand of music around the globe.
Please join us for the 3rd Annual North Grey Bruce Walk for ALS. Join members of the community including those living with ALS and those walking in memory of those we have lost. Enjoy a free BBQ lunch, on-site masseuses, raffles and silent auction, a kids zone and much more! Help us to reach our goal of $50,000.
11 Sykes St. N. (Future home of the new Meaford Public Library)
Paint what the library means to you and support your library.
Games, food, and fun for all ages!
$10 per canvas.
Mayor Barb Clumpus and Meaford Creative Arts Association
Experience close encounters with native wildlife through an educational show at the L.E. Shore Library!
Speaking of Wildlife will be giving an interactive presentation, featuring animals such as a porcupine, hawk, bobcat, turtle, skunk, goose, owl, snake, etc. and includes information about each individual animal, their species, adaptations and habitat.
Please Join Us for Our 27th Annual Participation Lodge Charity Golf Tournament (non-profit)
Sponsored by Scotiabank Markdale, Branch Manager Nancy Evans.
A Chance at the Hole-In-One Prize of $20,000 Sponsored By Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
Awards for longest drive and closest to pin for men and women. Plus, great items on the silent auction table up for bids.
There will also be a 50/50 draw prior to dinner.
Expect the unexpected with Seán Cullen, a nimble master of improvisation and accomplished impressionist who delights in the absurd. For two-and-a-half decades, Cullen has dominated the Canadian comedy scene as a multiple award-winning comedian, actor, author and screenwriter, who has travelled the world performing his unique musical and improvisational comedy.
With hints of jazz & RnB Seirenia’s distinctive vocal take on alternative pop expresses her raw, unapologetic passion mixed with the sultry vibes of a siren.
The Toronto based singer-songwriter & record producer’s tempestuous ability to play music at a young age developed into the creation of poetic lyrics that stem from relatable experiences intended to provoke & empower.
On June 24th 2018, the CMHA will host the 7th annual "Ride Don't Hide" event, the largest mental health ride in Canada, to help raise awareness and funds for mental health programs and services in your local community. We are committed to mental health awareness and addressing stigma.
Join us Sunday June 24th, 2018 for the fourth annual Jane’s Walks Owen Sound. The ‘Where You Want To Live’ walk, led by Anne Finlay-Stewart, departs from the Centre Suites Building (the Professional Centre) at 945 3rd Avenue East at 1:00 p.m. This walk will explore downtown housing in Owen Sound.
Beer. Wine. Cider. Spirits. History. Come to Moreston Heritage Village at Grey Roots and celebrate Saints & Sinners with beer, wine, cider, and great local food. Inspired by the Saints & Sinners: A Spirited History exhibit, this event brings Moreston Heritage Village to life with the colourful history of Grey County during prohibition.
In 2017, Telfer Wegg, Bonnie Sitter, and Fred Helwig combined their talents to produce a book exploring the realities of agriculture in the 21st century. Join photographer Wegg at the South Grey Museum on June 27th as he presents on the changed in our rural farm communities. Today, the 100-acre farm is mostly a memory of the past, having largely been replaced by huge fields supporting specialized agricultural operations.
Gajang Monks Visit Grey Bruce to Perform Sand Mandala Ceremony for World Peace
DURHAM, Ontario - June 5, 2018 - Tibetan Buddhist monks from Gajang Monastery, India will be in Durham performing a sacred sand mandala ritual leading up to this coming Canada Day weekend, June 28, 29 & 30.
The Eugenia Gold Rush Festival is a family oriented event with so much to offer! The day includes both family and kid friendly activitie, as well a Beer/Wine Tent for adults. There will be tours of the Eugenia Power Station, Vendor Village, Fishing Derby, and so much more!
Meaford Public Library Fundraising Events
Saturday, June 30, August 4,
and September 1
9 am – 2 pm
At 11 Sykes St. N. parking lot
Kick off Canada Day weekend with us! The Blue Mountains Public Library, Town of the Blue Mountains, and Thornbury-Clarksburg Rotary are excited to host the annual Canada’s Day Eve Party on June 30th, 2018 from 4:30-9:30pm at the Beaver Valley Community Centre (outside in the sunshine.) Festivities include: LIVE music from Graham Playford, a BBQ by Black Angus Fine Meats and Game, fresh tacos provided by Culinary Designs. There will also be
Trent Severn has been join us onboard the Chi-Cheemaun since 2015 and entertaining our guests with songs about our nation’s people and place with humour.
Guests will board in Tobermory, they will then dine to the remarkable setting sun over Georgian Bay during the regular crossing from Tobermory to Manitoulin. Following the dinner service the exclusive concert will while sailing from Manitoulin Island returning to Tobermory.
Photography Exhibition @ the Library
The Library is pleased to welcome the Owen Sound Camera Club for a photography show taking place throughout the Library until the end of June.
As one of the oldest camera clubs in Ontario, they have been meeting to share their love of photography for over 60 years!
Stop by in May and June to experience the abundant talent this active group has to offer.
Valid for Monday-Friday tours between June 1 – 29, 2018 reserved online in advance. The month of June explodes with blossoms, scents and colours. It’s an exhilarating time to walk along airborne walkways through the treetop canopy with the squirrels and fly like a bird down two ziplines. During the 3-hr. tour, guides take you on an expedition through a UNESCO biosphere reserve formed 450 million years ago from the ice age.
Welcome to Ontario’s largest apple growing region and home of Apple Pie Trail CIDERFEST!
Eleven days of cider pairings, special events, tours and menu features from Duntroon to Collingwood, Blue Mountain, Beaver Valley, Thornbury and Meaford.