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Mosaic (Diversity in Music Festival) @ Blue, Sylvia Tyson, Gospel and the 155th Emancipation Festival and more - this week in Grey County!

04/08/17
What else? Arts and Music, Movies and Music....there seems to be a theme this weekend! And, the Grey Bruce Automotive Swap Meeting & Flea Market

BMFA Presents "ANIMAL LOVE, Canadian Style"

Animal Love
Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 11:00am to Sunday, September 3, 2017 - 3:00pm
163 Hurontario Street Collingwood L9Y 2M1

BMFA presents “ANIMAL LOVE, Canadian Style”

The Arts Centre

163 Hurontario St.  Collingwood, On.  L9Y 2M1

August 2nd to September 3rd

Meet the Artist Reception, August 3, 5-7 PM

Canada 150 Event
 

Grey Bruce Automotive Swapmeet & Flea Market

Grey Bruce Automotive Swapmeet
Friday, August 4, 2017 (All day) to Sunday, August 6, 2017 (All day)
Bruce Rd.10 Park Head NOH 1AO

Come & Browse through our fine selection of Antiques, Classic Auto Parts & Memorabillia in this outdoor event. There will be a Classic 50's & 60's Car Show (Show N Shine) on Saturday and 50/50 Prize giveaway for top entry winners. There will aslo be a Food Booth for customers that want to grab a bite to eat. Spectator admission will be $5.00 per person. Children under 12 get free admission.

Wiarton Rotary Village Fair

Village Fair 2017
Friday, August 4, 2017 - 6:00pm to Monday, August 7, 2017 - 11:00pm
Bluewater Park Wiarton N0H 2T0

80th Annual Rotary Village Fair,  Family Fun in Bluewater Park: Midway, Dunk Tank, Hammer Slammer, Carnival Games, Games of Chance (Bingo, Crown & Anchor, Nevada), Bruce Peninsula Health Services Foundations' Live Your Dream Lottery ($15,000 First Prize)Ticket Booth, Food Booths - Hamburgs, Hot Dogs, Sausages, Back Bacon-on-a Bun, Steamed Corn-on-Cob, Steamed Mini Potatoes, Granny's Pies.

Owen Sound Emancipation Festival Speakers' Forum with Lawrence Hill

Lawrence Hill Owen Sound Emancipation Festival Speakers' Forum
Friday, August 4, 2017 - 6:30pm to 10:00pm
Roxy Theatre Owen Sound N4K 1N8

Spend an evening with the internationally renowned author of the Book of Negroes, Any Known Blood and his latest work The Illegal. Lawrence will discuss his research, his writing and his personal interpretation of world social events.

Admission $30 through The Roxy Box Office

The Meaford Summer Concert Series

The Meaford Summer Concert Series FREE
Friday, August 4, 2017 - 7:00pm
12 Nelson St E Meaford N4L1N6

Don’t miss The Meaford Summer Concert Series with free concerts, beside Meaford Hall. Friday August 4 th at 7 pm, catch Maple Blues artist Jenie Thai, with Hunnay, Amanda, Dorey and Sequoia Koop. Just bring a chair and a donation for the food bank!

Music & Movies: Under the Stars at Harrison Park

Music & Movies
Friday, August 4, 2017 - 8:30pm to 11:00pm
1155 2nd Ave E Owen Sound N4K 5T2

See a family favourite under the stars at Harrison Park. The evening starts with an up-and-coming musical act at 8:30 p.m., followed by the movie at 9 p.m. This year features a classic animated film and three others which are destined to be classics. Bring chairs or blankets for your comfort. The Harrison Park Inn food take-out window is open until 9 p.m. Free admission!

31st Annual Collingwood Arts and Music Festival

Arts & Music Festival
Saturday, August 5, 2017 - 9:00am to Sunday, August 6, 2017 - 4:00pm
The Collingwood Station Museum Grounds Collingwood L9Y 4B2

31st Annual Collingwood Arts and Music Festival

Presented by the Blue Mountain Foundation for the Arts

Saturday August 5th 9-5, Sunday August 6th 10-4

Collingwood Museum Grounds, 45 St. Paul Street

Owen Sound Emancipation Festival Ancestors' Breakfast

Owen Sound Emancipation Festival Ancestors' Breakfast
Saturday, August 5, 2017 - 9:30am to 11:30am
Harrison Park Owen Sound N4K 5T2

Join us for the annual Ancestors' Breakfast as the Courtney family of Owen Sound serves up warm delicious pancakes for you to enjoy as you spend time catching up with local and visiting family and friends.

Mosaic – A celebration of diversity through music

Mosaic
Saturday, August 5, 2017 - 10:00am to Monday, August 7, 2017 - 4:00pm
156 Jozo Weider Blvd The Blue Mountains L9Y 3Z2

This is a weekend full of diverse music from around the world!

Stay tuned for full event details.

155th Annual Owen Sound Emancipation Festival Picnic

Owen Sound Emancipation Festival Picnic
Saturday, August 5, 2017 - 1:00pm to 6:00pm
Harrison Park Owen Sound N4K 5W9

Join us in celebrating the journey of our ancestors within the Underground Railroad’s most northerly safe haven.  Bring your family and friends for a weekend of music, art, storyboards, crafts, children’s’ games, speakers, literature & other activities.

Symphony in the Barn Weekend Festival

Aerial View of Glencolton Farm
Saturday, August 5, 2017 - 7:00pm to Sunday, August 6, 2017 - 9:00pm
393889 Concession 2 RR#1 Durham N0G 1R0

The magic of Symphony in the Barn returns as a collaboration between Glencolton Farms and Toronto's Music in the Barns. Saturday Concert Under the Stars - 7:00pm Saturday Late-nite Roaming Installation Concert - 10:00pm Sunday Gourmet Concertante - 2:00pm-9:00pm

Gospel at Moreston Village & North is Freedom Photo Exhibit Opening

Owen Sound Emancipation Festival Gospel & Art Gallery Opening
Sunday, August 6, 2017 - 11:00am to 2:00pm
Grey Roots Museum & Archives Georgian Bluffs N4K 5N6

Join us for a morning of uplifting gospel music at Moreston Village and the unveiling of the North is Freedom Photo Exhibit by Yuri Dojc.

Creators Club!

Joining the Creators Club
Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
251 George St. E Durham N0G 1R0

Join the Creators Club!

Noon Hour Series

Noon Hour Series Photo
Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 12:00pm
997 4th Ave East Owen Sound N4K 5W9

This summer the 24th Annual Noon Hour Series is returning to Georgian Shores United Church every Wednesday from June 28th to August 30th.

Each week we will be presenting Jazz, Classical, and World music performed by local favourites and nationally acclaimed musicians.

Sylvia Tyson folk/country

Sylvia Tyson folk/country
Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
12 Nelson Street East Meaford N4L 1N6

"Magical” is the word that most people use to describe Sylvia Tyson. Very few artists have created a musical legacy that has achieved long-standing international success.

Ongoing Events

Summer Eco Adventure Specials at Scenic Caves Nature Adventures

Summer Eco Adventure Special at Scenic Caves

Monday, July 3, 2017 - 9:00am to Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 6:00pm

260/280 Scenic Caves Rd Collingwood/The Blue Mountains L9Y 0P2

July 3 – Aug 31, 2017Save $20 OFF - 9am (Earlybird) or 4:15pm (Happy Hour) Eco Adventure Tours at Scenic Caves Nature Adventures.  Sunday – Friday (excludes all Saturdays, Aug 6-7).

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