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Week of December 9 2018
Tom Thomson Saving Face Exhibit
Friday, December 7, 2018 (All day) to Saturday, March 30, 2019 (All day)
Tom Thomson Art Gallery Owen Sound N4KK4K

As the Gallery's hometown of Owen Sound is named one of North America's 'Must Visit Hockey Towns', the Tom Thomson Art Gallery is thrilled to announce our latest original exhibition Saving Face: Art in Front of the Hockey Net. This exhibition runs from December 7, 2018 to March 30, 2019, honouring and celebrating the art of the goalie mask.

Open Barn and Christmas Sale in the Barn
Saturday, December 8, 2018 - 10:00am to Sunday, December 9, 2018 - 3:00pm
734762 West Back Line Markdale N0C 1H0

Come join Kickin' Back Alpaca Ranch and all of the alpaca moms and their crias (babies) from this year in the barn.

For your convenience the store will be setup in the barn with all of the products made from our warm and luxurious alpaca fibre.

Come check out our incredibly warm knit hats, scarves, cowls, sweaters, mitts and shawls. For snuggling and relaxing we have alpaca throws, duvets and rugs to keep you warm. The adorable soft stuffed toys will warm your heart. Be sure to check out our clearance sale on all knit sweaters and some end of line extra large socks.

Swiss Choir Thames Valley
Sunday, December 9, 2018 - 2:00pm
St. Mattew's Evangelical Lutheran Church Hanover N4N2P1

Everyone is most welcome to our annual non-denominational German Advents Service on December 9th 2018 at 2 PM. The hourly long Service will be led by Rev. J.Polacok at the St. Matthew's Ev. Lutheran Church in Hanover. Sing-a- long to German Advent and Christmas songs and enjoy to listen to poems and stories. Music performed by local musicians and this year special guests the Swiss Choir Thames Valley. Christstollen and coffee to follow.

hanover community players, amateur, theatre, children
Sunday, December 9, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Hanover Civic Theatre Hanover N4N 2P1

What do the stories of The Princess and the Pea, The Boy Who Cried Wolf and Rumpelstiltskin have in common?  They're all told by Dad to his three children as he tries to get them to bed.  Problem is, he can't quite remember exactly how they went!  Dad's spin on these tales comes to life on the stage with some interesting twists.  (would you believe dancing sheep?)  Join us Fri. Dec. 7th or Sat. Dec. 8th at 7:30 p.m. or at the matinee on Sun. Dec.

Christmas Movies at the Marsh Dec. 6, 13, 20 6:30 pm
Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 6:30pm
187 Marsh St. Clarksburg N0H 1J0

'Tis the season.

 Enjoy these classic Christmas movies at the Marsh Street Centre.

Dec. 6: The Christmas Story.

Dec. 13: Elf.

Dec. 20: Love Actually.

Doors open at 6:30 pm, movie begins at 7:00 pm. Serving eggnog and rum at the bar.

Tickets $10 or $25 for the series. Tickets available online at

Moreston by Candlelight
Saturday, December 15, 2018 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm
102599 Grey Rd 18 Owen Sound N4K 5N6

Join us in Moreston Heritage Village for an old fashioned Christmas! The village and historic buildings are dressed in their holiday best! Enjoy:

Horse drawn sleigh rides
Hot apple cider & cookies
Live music and sing-along carols
Christmas crafts in the village
All galleries open for exploration
Holiday films in the theatre

Join us from 4 - 8 p.m. on either Saturday or Sunday.

Online advance tickets available now! Want to purchase your tickets in person? Stop by the front desk between 10 am and 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday!

Christmas with Friends Dinner Gala
Saturday, December 15, 2018 - 6:00pm to Sunday, December 16, 2018 - 12:00am
151 Collingwood St W. Meaford N4L 1K5

6 pm Hors d’oeuvres | 7 pm Dinner

$80 per person | Receive a $40 charitable tax receipt.

Support the new library at a gala dinner and dance. Ideal for a company holiday party or a get together with family and friends.

A traditional holiday dinner catered by The Kitchen with music, dancing, and a cash bar. 

For more information, please contact the Meaford Public Library at 519-538-1060 ext. 1123 or email

Hosted by the Meaford Public Library Fundraising Committee

The Nutcracker
Saturday, December 15, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
12 Nelson Street East Meaford N4L 1N6

2pm & 7pm, $25 adults, $15 students

This holiday, treat yourself and your family to The Nutcracker: that shimmering, glittering spectacle of holiday cheer as performed by the Owen Sound Dance Academy. This version of The Nutcracker will feature ballet students of the Academy as well as highland and contemporary dance.  The Nutcracker Ballet is a rite of passage for children and an annual must-attend event for many. Presented by Owen Sound Dance Academy.

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. Over 140 stunning works of art will be available for viewing and purchase, by leading First Nations artists such as Norval Morrisseau, Leland Bell, James Simon, and many more.

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.

On-going Event
Saturday, November 17, 2018 (All day) to Sunday, January 6, 2019 (All day)
Downtown Owen Sound Owen Sound N4K 3E3

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.

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.

On November 28th, December 5th, and December 12th we will be serving Christmas pudding with warm caramel sauce; delicious! Emerse yourself in the holdiay season as we welcome you and yours to enjoy our Victorian Christmas celebrations. Be sure to register and get your tickets early, last year the event sold out.

Sittings at 1:30pm and 3pm.

On-going Event
Saturday, December 1, 2018 (All day) to Sunday, January 6, 2019 (All day)
156 Jozo Weider Blvd., Blue Mountains L9Y 0N8

Grey County is a proud partner of the Blumination Dream Trail, a magical, illuminated winter stroll through the Village, around the Mill Pond and straight through your imagination. It’s a holiday celebration every day of the week, with entrancing nightly light shows and an experience like none other. Weekends bring Saturday night Fireworks, horse and wagon rides, visits with Santa, and more! 

December Nordic Deal at Scenic Caves Nordic Centre
On-going Event
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 9:00am to Friday, December 21, 2018 - 5:00pm
260/280 Scenic Caves Rd Collingwood/The Blue Mountains L9Y 0P2

Whether you are a cross-country skier or a snowshoer (or both!) you can save $ on your season pass until December 21, 2018. Enjoy unlimited access to: 27 km of cross-country ski trails groomed daily for skate and classic styles, 10 km of dedicated snowshoe paths plus access to Southern Ontario’s longest Suspension Footbridge. From beginner to advance levels, the variety of trails and panoramic views are sure to energize. Perched high atop the Escarpment, the elevation guarantees excellent snow conditions and consistent cold temperatures.