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September 2019
Durham Agricultural Society
Friday, August 30, 2019 - 9:00pm to Sunday, September 1, 2019 - 3:00pm
Durham Community Centre Durham N0G 1R0

Come and join us for a diversity of fall fair fun!

The Durham and District Community Centre grounds come alive on Labour Day weekend with the sights, sounds, and smells of the fall fair: English and western horse shows, 4H cattle and sheep shows, pet show, homecraft competitions in knitting, crocheting, sewing, quilting, baking, preserves, crafts, photography as well as children's work and school work.

Summer Sundown Logo
Saturday, August 31, 2019 - 12:00pm to Monday, September 2, 2019 - 7:00pm
156 Jozo Blvd Blue Mountains L9Y 3Z2

Bid the season farewell as the hottest summer entertainment returns for encore performances and tons of live music featuring MY SON THE HURRICANE! Also enjoy hiking, biking, scenic gondola rides, and FIREWORKS.


Meaford Internal Film Festival (MIFF)
Sunday, September 1, 2019 - 1:30pm to 11:00pm
12 Nelson Street East Meaford N4L 1N6

An exceptional Film Festival experience featuring 4 Nights, 4 Films, 4 Parties, 4 Dinners, 4 Matinees at the beautiful Meaford Hall Arts & Cultural Centre. Presented by the Meaford Culture Foundation.

1:30pm: Matinee - Fee Solo
5:15pm: MIFF Dinner by Auberge Gilles B&B / Chef at Home-Catering
7:00pm: Feature Film: Shoplifters
9:30pm: After Party 

Owen Sound Fall Fair
Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 4:00pm to Saturday, September 7, 2019 - 10:00pm
Victoria Park Owen Sound N4K 1X7

Experience a little "country in the city" at the Owen Sound Fall Fair!

Check the website for full details. 

Live at Massie Hall - October 5 - The Trio
Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
823668 Massie Road Chatsworth N0H 1G0

Back by popular demand: the powerful vocals of Chris Scerri, the electrifying violin of Victoria Yeh and the masterful guitar and vocal stylings of Jon Zaslow. Together, these exceptional artists re-invent the songs of musicians that influenced generations, from the Beatles to Bruce Cockburn.

Beaver Valley Fall Fair
Friday, September 6, 2019 - 3:45pm to Saturday, September 7, 2019 - 7:00pm
Beaver Valley Community Centre Thornbury N0H 2P0
Welcome to Beaver Valley’s Fall Fair!
A place where children, parents, family and friends can gather and enjoy some time of community friendship. The Agricultural Society is proud to once again offer two days filled with exhibits, events and entertainment.
149th Beaver Valley Fall Fair, September 6 & 7th, 2019
Friday, September 6, 2019 - 6:00pm to Saturday, September 7, 2019 - 4:00pm
Beaver Valley Community Center Thornbury N0H2P0

Home grown, farm fresh and hand made exhibits, events and activities can be seen at this year's fair. The gates open Friday at 6PM and food vendors will be onsite. Enjoy the music of Thirsty Boys and the rising country star, Manny Blu ( from the beer tent. Watch the opeing ceremony, view the exhibits, and kid zone activities will entertain the younger crowd.

Dundalk Fall Fair
Friday, September 6, 2019 - 7:00pm to Sunday, September 8, 2019 - 3:00pm
Dundalk Arena and Community Centre Dundalk N0C 1B0

Come out and enjoy a weekend of authentic rural experiences!

Check the website for more information.

Celestial Spectacle
Friday, September 6, 2019 - 7:00pm
251 9th Street East Owen Sound N4K 1N8

Join LookUp Theatre’s youth circus troupe as they launch into outer space. Marvel at the extraterrestrial sight of shooting stars on silks, planet jugglers, aliens on hoops and balancing astronauts. Find out what happens when the circus has no gravity!

Shows on Sept. 6 at 7pm and Sept. 7 at 2pm and 7pm.

Walk-It for Parkinson's
Saturday, September 7, 2019 - 8:00am to 12:00pm
742 7th Ave Hanover N6L 1G5

Who will you WALK-IT for?

Maybe it’s your mother, father, brother, sister, grandmother, grandfather, aunt, uncle, cousin, friend, or even you.

Parkinson's disease knows no boundaries and can effect anyone. Dedicate your participation in WALK-IT for Parkinson's to that special someone who has been touched by Parkinson's disease. 

Massie Hall Mums Sale September 7, 11am to 3 pm.
Saturday, September 7, 2019 - 11:00am to 3:00pm
Massie Hall Chatsworth N0H 1G0

Massie Hall Mums Sale. Very hardy locally grown plants in all popular colours. These will last far longer than anything you can buy at a box store. $7 for an 8 inch pot.

Celestial Spectacle
Saturday, September 7, 2019 - 7:00pm
251 9th Street East Owen Sound N4K 1N8

Join LookUp Theatre’s youth circus troupe as they launch into outer space. Marvel at the extraterrestrial sight of shooting stars on silks, planet jugglers, aliens on hoops and balancing astronauts. Find out what happens when the circus has no gravity!

Shows on Sept. 6 at 7pm and Sept. 7 at 2pm and 7pm.

Forest Trail Guided Hike
Sunday, September 8, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
113 Lakeshore Rd East The Blue Mountains L9Y0N1

Join Blue Mountains Bruce Trail Club member David Little on a guided hike of the Georgian Trail and Nipissing Ridge Trail.  Please meet at the Craigleith Heritage Depot parking lot for a 1:00pm start.  Be sure to check out the Museum afterward.  FALL in love with the Blue Mountains all over again!

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Beaver Valley Community Centre Thornbury N0H 2P0

A FREE event at the for seniors and/or caregiver in the area this is a great way to connect with many available resources including: caregiving; housing options and supports; safety; health and pharmaceutical information; meal related options; and others. There will be more than 40 exhibitors, presentations, healthy snacks, door prizes, live music, and more.

Music Together with Kelda
Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Country Lane LTC 3137079 Hwy 6&10 Chatsworth N0G 1G0

If you’ve ever wished for an extra set or two of grandparents, then we have a class for you! The Generations music class is a Mixed-Age Music Together class with the sweetest twist: the addition of senior participants. Kids and their grownups visit their “Musical Grandfriends” at a local retirement home or senior center and spend time making music as a large extended family.

Optimist Fish Fry,  Thurs. Sept. 12/19; 5-7 pm.  Optimist Centre, Holstein
Thursday, September 12, 2019 (All day)
392137 Grey Rd. 109 Holstein N0G2A0

Egremont Optimist Club Presents: Annual Fish Fry

Battered or grilled white Fish

Potato, coleslaw, corn on the cob and DESSERT

Adults $17,  under 12, $10.  advance tickets available at the Holstein General Store

Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
12 Nelson St. E Meaford N4L1N2

Apollo 11 Sept 12 4pm

 Apollo 11 features an insider's look at one of the most significant events in human history. This documentary features never-before-seen, unedited footage as NASA prepares to send the first men to the moon and reveals the personal lives and experiences of Commander Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins. Directed by Todd Douglas Miller.  Not rated. 93 min

Scenic City Film Festival - Deadsight
Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Roxy Theatre Owen Sound N4K 1N8

From Canadian independent genre studio Foresight Features and director Jesse Thomas Cook (The Hexecutioners, The Hoard) comes Deadsight, a zombie action film set in Grey County.

Feversham Fall Fair
Friday, September 13, 2019 - 6:00pm to Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 2:00pm
Osprey Community Arena Singhampton N0C 1M0

Come out to the Feversham Fall Fair!

Check the website and Facebook page for more information.

5x JUNO nominee/7x Canadian Folk Music Award winner- Andrew Collins Trio CD Release
Friday, September 13, 2019 - 7:30pm to 10:30pm
136215 Grey County Rd 40 Desboro N0H 1G0

5x JUNO nominee and 7x Canadian Folk Music Award winning mando-maestro Andrew Collins and his Trio mates will be celebrating both their Desboro debut and double CD, “Tongue & Groove* at Desboro Music Hall on Fri Sept 13, 7:30pm ($25, 519-377-2358, 136215 Grey County Rd 40, ).

Cars & Coffee at Cobble Beach
Saturday, September 14, 2019 (All day) to Sunday, September 15, 2019 (All day)
Cobble Beach Golf Resort Kemble N0H1S0

Cars & Coffee at Cobble Beach will take place Saturday September 14, 2019 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. It allows individuals with 25 years and older vintage, exotic, and collectible vehicles to take part in this extraordinary automotive weekend. 

Cobble Beach Concours d'Elegance
Saturday, September 14, 2019 (All day) to Sunday, September 15, 2019 (All day)
Cobble Beach Golf Resort Kemble N0H 1S0

On September 14 & 15, 2019, Cobble Beach Golf Resort Community presents the 6th annual Cobble Beach Concours d'Elegance. On Saturday September 14, 2019, the Participant tour will take place in Grey County. Sunday September 15, 2019 the Concours will be held on the 18th fairway of Cobble Beach, this extraordinary bayside course will play host to a rich assortment of international automobiles and distinguished guests.

Mountain Music Series Logo
Saturday, September 14, 2019 (All day)
156 Jozo Blvd Blue Mountains L9y 3Z2

HEADLINER: Long Range Hustle

Harry Potter Day Poster
Saturday, September 14, 2019 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
15 Trowbridge St. W. Meaford N4L 1V4

Harry Potter Day

Saturday, September 14 
10 am to 5 pm
at the Meaford Public Library

For one day only, the entire Meaford Public Library transforms itself into Hogwarts. Wear your wizard robes, cast a few spells, and buy some magical treats or other souvenirs to remember the day you were a wizard!

A Magical Fundraising Day! 

Meaford Public Library Fundraising Committee. 


Care of Magical Creatures Poster
Saturday, September 14, 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
15 Trowbridge St. W. Meaford N4L 1V4

Care of Magical Creatures

Saturday, September 14
One Hour Show Times: 1 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm and 4 pm
At Meaford Hall

$5 per person
Buy your tickets in advance at the Meaford Public Library.

Explore the origins, habitats and features of some fantastic beasts. From basilisks to owls, this Care of Magical Creatures class will introduce the wizarding world and the animals found within it.

Scenic City Film Festival - Short Film Program
Saturday, September 14, 2019 - 6:30pm to 10:30pm
Heartwood Concert Hall Owen Sound N4K 2H5

The Scenic City Film Festival audience favourite short film program is back for a sixth year, presented by Coffin Ridge Boutique Winery.

Live at Massie Hall - September 14 - Drew McIvor
Saturday, September 14, 2019 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
823668 Massie Road Chatsworth N0H 1G0

Drew’s concert last year was so popular, he’s back for more with his trusty six-string. You’re sure to enjoy this playful, chatty, charismatic crooner who performs with masterful simplicity.

Hotel California- The Original Eagles Tribute Band
Saturday, September 14, 2019 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
12 Nelson St. E Meaford N4L1N2

Hotel California- The Original Eagles Tribute Band Sat Sep 14 8pm $40

Black History Event
Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
325473 Durham Rd B Priceville N0C 1K0

The Old Durham Road Pioneer Cemetery Committee is hosting the 2019 Annual Declaration Service on Sunday Sptember 15, 2019 @ 2:00 PM. Please bring lawnchairs, Refreshments will be served, following the service.

Cover of book The Gown by Jennifer Robson
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
451 10th Ave Hanover N4N 2P1

An Evening with Jennifer Robson, bestselling author of “The Gown”, “Somewhere in France”, and many other historical novels. This warm and engaging writer is making a return visit to Hanover – it will be an unforgettable evening of conversation and literature. Tickets are $5, available now at the library. Generously sponsored by Exceldor Foods.

Friday, September 20, 2019 - 12:00pm to Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 7:00pm
Neustadt Arena Neustadt N0G 2M0

Come out to the Neustadt Fall Fair!

SweetWater 2019
Friday, September 20, 2019 - 8:00pm to Sunday, September 22, 2019 - 4:30pm
251 9th St. East, Owen Sound, N4K 1N8 Owen Sound and Meaford N4K 1N8

SweetWater is all about “Evolution” for its 16th Festival of world-class music. The 2019 Festival will be Artistic Director Mark Fewer’s final one at the helm. He’s got a few musical treats left on his bucket list. The stellar line-up includes the SweetWater debut of world-famous counter-tenor Daniel Taylor, Adrian Butterfield, Drew Jurecka, David Braid, Aiyun Huang, Ellen McAteer, Kenneth Slowik, and Rachel Brown.

Creemore Oktoberfest Logo
Saturday, September 21, 2019 (All day)
156 Jozo Blvd Blue Mountains L9y 3Z2

Willkommen to the Creemore Springs Oktoberfest at Blue!

Rocklyn Harvest Dinner
Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 5:00pm to 11:45pm
RR 2 Meaford N4L 1W6

An evening of community, food, music and dancing.

Chef Gilles Hache will be preparing a showcase of local products to share dining together to celebrate our great area.

Highwaymen: Tribute to Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson
Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
12 Nelson St. E Meaford N4L1N2

Highwaymen: Tribute to Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson Sep 21 7pm  $44

Walkathon 2019
Sunday, September 22, 2019 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
156 Jozo Weider Blvd. The Blue Mountains L9Y 3Z2

Bring your furry friends for the seventh annual walk-a-thon in support of the Georgian Triangle Humane Society. Featuring a 3km route, demonstrations, entertainment, prizes and more! 

Ground Effects Special Event Centre
Sunday, September 22, 2019 - 1:00pm to 6:00pm
341411 Conc 2, NDR, Hanover N4N 3B8

Hosted by the Hanover Lions Club, a Taste of Grey is held annually at Ground Effects Landscapes 341411 Conc 2, NDR, Hanover.  This a great opportunity to focus on the art of craft beer, ciders and wines with samples from local breweries, ciders or wineries. Paired with your beverage choices will be food from local restaurants and caterers. Come find a new favourite while enjoying local musical talent and a beautiful facility.

Fall Fair Decoration
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 9:00am to Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 12:00pm
Rocklyn Arena Euphrasia N0C 1G0
A small town fair that is jam packed into one full day!
THURSDAY FLICKS   If Beale Street Could Talk
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
12 Nelson St. E Meaford N4L1N2

If Beale Street Could Talk Sept 26 4pm

Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
L.E. Shore Library Thornbury N0H 2P0

The L.E. Shore Library will be hosting our first ever musical Coffee House event from 6-8pm. 
This is a wonderful opportunity for youg, emerging artists to take center stage and experience what it's like to perform for a live audience.

Culture Days Logo
Friday, September 27, 2019 - 8:00am to Sunday, September 29, 2019 - 6:00pm
Main Street Markdale N0C 1H0

Celebrate Culture Days in Grey County this September 27 to 29! Experience an exciting weekend of fun and free programming showcasing our region’s culture, creativity, and arts. Activities take place in the towns of Durham, Hanover, Markdale, Meaford, Neustadt. Visit Ontario's Culture Days for a full listing of events being held across Grey County.

Hanover Culture Days Showcase
Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
358 10th Street Hanover N4N 1P5

Culture Days is a 3 day-long, annual collaborative pan-Canadian volunteer movement to raise the awareness, accessibility, participation and engagement of all Canadians in the arts and cultural life of their communities.

Your Culture Days Itinerary

Friday, September 27th

Owen Sound Stamp Club
Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
St. Mary's High School Owen Sound N4K 1X2

Calling all stamp enthusiasts, aficionados, and collectors!

Join the Owen Sound Stamp Club for their annual show, featuring dealers, exhibits, door prizes and a lunch counter!

Free admission and free parking in the rear.



1000 stories, South Grey News
Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
10 Main Street Markdale N0C 1E0

This week, South Grey News (, your locally-focused online news website has posted it's 1,000th story over it's brief 28-month history.

The site covers news and events in the southern Grey County area, including the municipalities of Chatsworth, Grey Highlands, Southgate and West Grey.

Markdale is RAD
Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Main Street Markdale N0C1H0

A night by the Community for the Communtiy - We invite you to come to Main Street, meet the good people of Grey Highlands, look around, and enjoy the town. Bring your old photos and artefacts to learn more about the History of Markdale. Listen to community members share classic stories about Markdale with Museum Curator Robert and the Grey Highlands Cultural Channel.

Royal Wood
Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 7:30pm
251 9th Street East Owen Sound N4K 1N8

Singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer; a multiple Juno Award nominee, CBC Radio favourite, and proclaimed “Songwriter of the Year” by iTunes. Royal has two albums that have debuted in the Top 30 and a #1 song at Hot AC Radio. You’ll know his songs from high profile shows like Grey’s Anatomy and Private Practice, and he recently completed a sold out cross-country tour opening for the legendary Bonnie Raitt.

SRV: The Stevie Ray Vaughan Experience
Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
12 Nelson St. E Meaford N4L1N2

SRV: The Stevie Ray Vaughan Experience Sat Sep 28 8pm $35

Pratie Oaten 2019
Sunday, September 29, 2019 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
102599 Grey Road 18, RR4 Owen Sound N4K 5N6

On September 29, come to Moreston Heritage Village at Grey Roots to take part in the Pratie Oaten Irish Festival! The village will be full of delicious food, costumed interpreters, live music and entertainment.

Black History Event, Culture
Sunday, September 29, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
325473 Durham Road B Grey Highlands N0C 1K0

The Old Durham Road Pioneer Cemetery Committee invites you to join us on a self-guided tour of the Old Durham Road's historic Black settlement, Sunday, September 29th, 2019 from 1 - 3 PM. Stops along the way include: settler's lots, the Old Durham Road Pioneer Cemetery, the school house (SS#7), the South Grey Museum and more. There will be interpreters at each stop who will have stories to tell! Maps available at: 

Feature Print from Exhibition
On-going Event
Saturday, May 18, 2019 - 11:00am to Saturday, September 14, 2019 - 4:00pm
840 1st Ave W. Owen Sound N4K 4K4

Take a roadtrip to the Gallery and explore its collection of Trains, Planes, and Automobiles...and Boats! 

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.

Image of artist studio
On-going Event
Friday, June 14, 2019 - 7:00pm to Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 4:00pm
840 1st Ave W. Owen Sound N4K 4K4

Richard Watts: Earth Etchings explores environmental and climate change issues in various media, emphasizing connections between urban and wilderness experiences, and more specifically between people and Nature. 

Exhibition on View: June 14 - September 21, 2019 

Call To Artists at Loft Gallery Inc.
On-going Event
Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 11:00am to Sunday, October 27, 2019 - 4:00pm
18 Bruce Street South Thornbury N0H2P0

Call to artists for two shows at Loft Gallery Inc. this fall.  The gallery is a member of the Apple Pie Trail and Thornbury Taste and we will be featuring a special show this fall called "This Is Apple Country".  This show will display art depicting the local apple country we live in.  Email submissions are accepted now until September 20th with a $25 fee (good for up to three submissions).