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Week of December 1 2019
Cobble Beach
Sunday, December 1, 2019 - 11:00am to 2:00pm
221 McLeese Drive Kemble N0H1S0

Santa is coming to Cobble Beach! Come enjoy a brunch buffet with the whole family. There will be an opportunity for each family to take their photo with Santa and get a gift for all the kids! 🎁🎄

Price per adult: $36.95
Price per child aged 5-11: $19.95
Price per child under 5: $9.95

Taxes and gratuity extra.

Please make reservations by calling 1.519.370.2173 ext. 114 or email

GBCC presents a Singalong Messiah
Sunday, December 1, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Harmony Centre Owen Sound N4K2N7

Calling all Messiah fans! Join Georgian Bay Concert Choir for an afternoon of singing: A selection of choruses from Handel's Messiah, directed by Dan Lenz and accompanied by Barbara Dyck, If you have a score, bring it along; if you don't, you can share with a chorister. Admission by donation.

True Country
Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 7:00pm
251 9th Street East Owen Sound N4K 1N8

The Roxy and Bognor Jams Productions present a night of country classics and seasonal hits, guaranteed to get you in the holiday spirit! Grey County’s own True Country Show Band – and a variety of special guests – are back for the fourth annual True Country Christmas Concert. Sway the night away to old favourites.

Christkindl Market
Friday, December 6, 2019 - 4:00pm to Saturday, December 7, 2019 - 9:00pm
393889 Concession 2 Priceville N0C 1K0

Get in the Christmas Spirit at the Christkindl Market presented by Symphony in the Barn and the Friends of Edge Hill Country School. Enjoy the sights and sounds of a European Christmas with traditional European food and baking, local artisans and vendors. Plus, meet the barnyard animals, children's activities, a gingerbread real estate auction and great entertainment.

December 6th & 7th, Glencolton Farm, 4-9pm $12 in advance, $15 at the door, children 18 & under free Proceeds to Edge Hill Country School

A Christmas Carol Poster
Friday, December 6, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Meaford United Church Meaford N4L 1E2

$10 for adults | $5 for students

Purchase your tickets at the Meaford Public Library

A classic Christmas story read by local community members. Proceeds will go towards the new Meaford Public Library building and the Meaford United Church Raise the Roof Campaign.


Amy Solecki | Christopher Thomas | JD Moffat | Leslie Ransom | Ross Kentner


519-538-1060 ext. 1123 |

Alice in Wonderland
Friday, December 6, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
12 Nelson St. E Meaford N4L1N2

Show at 7pm. Tickets $15 $free for elementary students

The Kids in the Meaford Hall present Alice in Wonderland, based on the novel Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll.  The 'Kids' have been presenting their annual play each year since 2009 and once again it promises to be a great evening at the theatre for families.

Craft Show
Saturday, December 7, 2019 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
102599 Grey Rd 18 Owen Sound N4K 5N6

‘Tis the season for Craft Sales! Come browse and shop with over 30 local vendors displaying handmade knit and crochet items, seasonal decorations, beauty products, preserves, jewellery & art, and more.

Suggested donation of $2 for admission with proceeds going to the Friends of Moreston. Enjoy lunch from the cafe with a selection of soup or chili, buns, and tasty cookies!

Christmas Sale In The Barn With The Alpacas
Saturday, December 7, 2019 - 11:00am to Sunday, December 8, 2019 - 3:00pm
734762 West Back Line, RR 7 Markdale N0C 1H0

Looking for that unique gift?
This is your chance to get everyone something warm and cozy for Christmas.
We'll have all of your favourites including alpaca socks, insoles, mitts and dryer balls along with lots of unique OOAK shawls, scarves, hats and rugs.
There will be hot apple cider simmering away for you while you do your Christmas shopping and visit with the alpacas.
Please remember we will be accepting donations for the Markdale Food Bank and the Grey Highland Firefighters Toy Drive.

festival in the park
Saturday, December 7, 2019 - 11:00am to 3:00pm
Harrison Park Owen Sound N4K 5S5

A free family fun event that will certainly put you in the Christmas spirit.  There will be cookie decorating with Mrs. Claus, a horse-drawn wagon ride to Santa's cottage, petting zoo, pony rides, crafts, games and face painting.  There will be a food booth on site to keep you toasty warm.  Free shuttle bus running from the downtown core of Owen Sound to Harrison Park that will depart to/from 751 First Avenue East.  

Feature Print from Exhibition
Saturday, December 7, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
840 1st Ave W. Owen Sound N4K 4K4

Join us on December 7th as the guest curators Katharine Lochnan and Louise Moore share insights into their new exhibition Footprints in Time. This talk is free, all are welcome.

More on Footprints in Time: Painting Around Georgian Bay
Following in the footsteps of artists featured in the Gallery's Collection, including Norval Morrisseau, Tom Thomson, Fred Varley, AY Jackson, Daphne Odjig, and John Hartman, you are invited on a tour around Georgian Bay.

Polar Express
Saturday, December 7, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
1550 8th Street East Owen Sound N4K 1M5

Experience the wonders of the season at this "Pay What You Can' family event. The Georgian Bay Symphony and the Georgian Bay Children's Choir will perform a musical version of "The Polar Express". There will be a carol-sing-along and other special guests. 

Meaford Santa Claus Parade
Saturday, December 7, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Town Square Meaford N4L 1N6

Sykes Street will become a pedestrian mall while local businesses showcase the unveiling of their new holiday window displays. Bring the whole family out to see the displays, watch the parade, light the town tree, and enjoy a visit from Santa. 

The Polar Express
Saturday, December 7, 2019 - 7:30pm to 9:45pm
1550 8th Street East Owen Sound N4K 1M5

Come aboard as we perform American composer, Rob Kapilow’s, musical version of “The Polar Express” for children’s choir and orchestra.  Join in the always popular carol-sing-along. Experience a master work by Telemann for the viola with our own Jasmine Schnarr. A great concert to create family memories

Feature Print from Exhibition
On-going Event
Friday, October 4, 2019 - 10:00am to Saturday, January 4, 2020 - 4:00pm
840 1st Ave W. Owen Sound N4K 4K4

Footprints in Time: Painting Around Georgian Bay
On View: September 25, 2019 - January 4, 2020
Guest Curated for the Tom Thomson Art Gallery by Katharine Lochnan, Senior Curator Emeritus, Art Gallery of Ontario, and Artist Louise Moore.

Feature Print from Exhibition
On-going Event
Friday, October 4, 2019 - 10:00am to Saturday, January 4, 2020 - 4:00pm
840 1st Ave W. Owen Sound N4K 4K4

Patrick DeCoste: 13 Moons and a Canoe
On View: October 4, 2019 - January 4, 2020
Organized by John B. Aird Gallery, Guest Curated by Carla Garnet
Essay contribution from Bonnie Devine

Saugeen Artists Christmas Store
On-going Event
Friday, November 1, 2019 - 10:00am to Tuesday, December 24, 2019 - 5:30pm
275 10th St. Hanover N4N 1P1

The Saugeen Artists annual pop-up Christmas Store is here!  Our new address this year is 275 10th St. Hanover.  Come and enjoy this beautiful, inspiring space which holds fine art from our talented artists and creative works from the hands of our gifted artisans.  We look forward to seeing you!

festival of nothern lights photo
On-going Event
Saturday, November 16, 2019 - 7:00pm to Sunday, January 5, 2020 - 10:00pm
Downtown Owen Sound N4K 3Y3

The Festival of Northern Lights is a lighted display festival that takes place annually from mid-November to early January with more than 400 displays.
It has become one of the most beloved family experiences in our three-county region. No grinch can resist the magic of the lights as they gradually illuminate the Sydenham River and Harrison Park.

Blumination Image
On-going Event
Saturday, November 30, 2019 - 6:00pm to Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 10:00pm
156 Jozo Blvd Blue Mountains L9Y 3Z2

Spectacular lights. Sensational sounds. It’s a one-kilometer winter stroll through the heights of innovation to the edge of your imagination. Follow the trail along beautiful, tree-lined pedestrian streets and pathways through the Village and around the Mill pond to discover magical, mega-watt light displays. For more details visit