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The Snowbirds, Macrame Workshop, Father's Day Fun, Jane's Walks and more this week in Grey County!

15/06/17
A reminder that the Grey County Road Race will be taking place Saturday June 17th and Sunday, June 18th.

Billy Bishop Goes to War

Billy Bishop Goes to War - Owen Sound

Thursday, June 15, 2017 to Saturday, June 17, 2017 (7:30pm)

251 9th St Owen Sound N4K 5P1


Owen Sound - The Roxy Theatre is thrilled to present the iconic two-man musical Billy Bishop Goes to War from June 15-17, 2017. This is one history lesson you don’t want to miss!   As part of the nationwide 150th celebrations, The Roxy brings you the award-winning Canadian musical about flying ace Billy Bishop, an Owen Sound war hero who has captivated audiences for decades.

 

Hanover Public Library Annual Book Sale

Hanover Public Library

Friday, June 16, 2017 (9:00am to 8:00pm) Saturday, June 17, 2017 (9:00am to 5:00pm) and Sunday, June 18, 2017 (1:00pm to 5:00pm)

Hanover Public Library Hanover N4N2P1

The Hanover Public Library's Annual Book Sale is fast approaching. For the second year we will be giving folks a chance to preview, and purchase, books at a ticket only event on Thursday June 15th from 6pm to 8pm.

Air and Auto Extravaganza

Wiarton Keppel International Airport

Saturday, June 17, 2017 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

501262 Grey Road 1 Georgian Bluffs N0H 2T0

The Air and Auto Extravaganza is a fly in and drive in event for the whole family. Enjoy the aircraft, motorcycle and car exhibits, great food, live band, and an outdoor market. Event is from 10am-4pm. Grand opening day of Airport restaurant, "Cocoa Vanilla". Admission is $5.00, children 11 and under are free. Auto/Motorcycle Exhibitors-$10/vehicle. Vendors booth-$25.00. NO PETS PLEASE.

Grey County Road Race

Grey County Road Race

Saturday, June 17, 2017 to Sunday, June 18, 2017

156 Jozo Weider Blvd. Blue Mountains L9Y 3Z2

The fourth annual Grey County Road Race is in the beautiful and challenging countryside surrounding  Blue Mountain Village. This is an Ontario Cycling Association sanctioned race and includes an 87km or 162km route. 

Jane's Walks and Movie Day

Jane's Walk and Movie Day event poster and details

Saturday, June 17, 2017 (9:30am / 12:30pm / 3:00pm)

Grey Bruce Public Health Unit Building at 101 17th Street East, Owen Sound Georgian Bluffs and Owen Sound N4K 5N6

Join us Saturday June 17th, 2017 for the third annual Jane’s Walks Owen Sound.  This year we will also have a screening of the new film Citizen Jane Battle for the City at Grey Roots Museum & Archives at 3:00 p.m.

Short Game Lessons in Golf & Brunch in Honour of Fathers & Men

Family Event

Saturday, June 17, 2017 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

10 4th Ave. West Owen Sound N4K 4V2

A free event for families.  Please RSVP by June 13.  Short game golf lesson starts at 9:00 a.m with a carded golf pro, Jim Nolson.  Please bring your own pitch or 9 iron if you have one. Prizes will be given.  Brunch starts at 11:00 a.m.  Come for one or both of these events. 

Fun and Frolic for Father’s Day at Scenic Caves Nature Adventures

Father's Day Specials at Scenic Caves Nature Adventures

Saturday, June 17, 2017 - 9:00am to Sunday, June 18, 2017 - 6:00pm

260 Scenic Caves Rd Collingwood/The Blue Mountains L9Y 0P2

Fun and Frolic for Father’s Day at Scenic Caves Nature Adventures June 17 & 18, 2017 Saturday and Sunday, Fathers receive free Value Park Admission with paid child admission (ages 3-17) for caves/suspension bridge/mini-golf package). Printed coupon required (mobile not accepted).  Fathers AND up to 4 family members receive $20-off an Eco Adventure Tour (guided treetop canopy walking and ziplining.

Intro to Macrame

Made West Workshops: Intro to Macrame - Thornbury

Saturday, June 17, 2017 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

47-A Bruce St. Thornbury N0H 2P0

Join us for an Into to Macrame Workshop in Thornbury at the The Georgian Artisan Shop in Thornbury on June 17th from 6pm-9pm. Tickets are available on Etsy or can be purchased by phone or in person at The Georgian Artisan Shop for $95 which includes:A 3 hour lesson where you will learn the basic macrame knots before creating your own personal wall hanging that you will take home with youAll the materials needed to create your own macrame wall

Ben Kunder & Sarah MacDougall with Rob Elder

Ben Kunder & Sarah MacDougall with Rob Elder: Sat June 17

Saturday, June 17, 2017 - 7:30pm to 10:30pm

136215 Grey Road 40 Desboro N0H1K0

Part carpenter; Part actor; Canadian singer-songwriter Ben Kunder has spent years honing his craft to become a full time musician. Ben writes songs that everyone can relate to. His powerful voice is a driving force in his music, guiding his songs by creating impressive and tactful melodies and dynamics.

Christina Martin Performs Live at Massie Hall

Christina Martin Performs at Massie Hall

Saturday, June 17, 2017 - 8:00pm to 10:30pm

496766 Veterans Road North Chatsworth N0H 1G0

A rising pop-rock star whose musical journey has earned her a substantial following in Germany and mainland Europe as well as North America, Martin has won multiple awards on Canada’s east coast where she grew up. 

Snowbirds Airshow

Airshow

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 12:00pm to 7:30pm

34 Saugeen Airport Road R.R.1 Walkerton N0G 2V0


Snowbirds will take flight at the Saugeen Municipal Airport Wednesday June 21st 2017

1867 Ships & Shipwrecks of Canada's Great Lakes

1867 Ships & Shipwrecks of Canada's Great Lakes

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm

824 1st Avenue West Owen Sound N4K 4K4

1867 Ships & Shipwrecks of Canada's Great Lakes -

Jenn Grant Indie/folk

Jenn Grant Indie/folk

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm

12 Nelson Street East Meaford N4L 1N6

Walking the lines of Indie Folk with a little shake of psychedelic whismy…ECMA winner, three-time JUNO nominee, and Polaris long-lister Jenn Grant brings her new album Paradise to Meaford Hall! “Music is the connector that binds us all. To be able to create music, and share the power it can hold is one of life’s greatest gifts” This is the very essence behind the voice and songs of Jenn Grant.

Ongoing Events

June Eco Adventure Tour Special at Scenic Caves Nature Adventures

June Special at Scenic Caves Nature Adventures

Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 9:00am to Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 5:00pm*

260 Scenic Caves Rd Collingwood/The Blue Mountains L9Y 0P2

Experience treetop canopy walking and ziplining on a 3-hour guided tour at a discounted rate of $20-off during June.  Age/height/weight restrictions apply.  Coupon and reservations are required. Coupon valid for up to 5 guests. Book online:  www.sceniccaves.com, or call: (705) 446-0256 ext. 227.  *(Applicable Sunday – Friday; n/a Saturday). 

 


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