The Weekly Roundup (July 27nd- August 2nd)

Magical Midway
Thursday July 25th -July 28th
Heritage Place Shopping Centre
Magical Midway is at to Heritage Place! Their hours will be Thursday and Friday from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., Saturday from noon to 10:00 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 6:00 p.m.

Billy Bishop Heritage Fest
Saturday July 27th, 11am-4pm
Billy Bishop Home (948 3rd Ave West, Owen Sound)
Join us for a day of commemoration & celebration.

11:00 am
Opening Ceremonies
Join us as we honour all Veterans, acknowledge the 75th Anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy.

12:00 noon BBQ Lunch
All Veterans eat FREE. $5pp for all others. Lunch includes hot dog or hamburger, chips, beverage, cake and ice cream generously donated by Chapman’s.

12:00pm to 4pm
Find out about amateur radios, heritage groups, area events, and get info on other local organizations. Create your own bracelet, learn origami, play croquet, bocce ball, ring toss and board games, or have your face painted! These are just a few of the activities lead by our talented Summer Staff.

Second Annual Noon-Hour Summer Showcase
Saturday July 27th, 12-1pm
Long & McQuade in Owen Sound
We invite you to an hour of fun and entertainment, showcasing students from our Owen Sound Lesson Centre - you'll be amazed at their talent! Hot dogs and refreshments will be provided.

Railyard Music Festival
Saturday July 27th, 3pm-12am
Mudtown Station
Tickets are $60 in advance/$70 at the door
Rrampt is taking over the old Railyard Station in Owen Sound to deliver a rockin' one-day festival full of music, food, arts, and local culture. We've partnered with the newest brew pub on the water, Mudtown Station, to deliver a backyard BBQ-style event that will take place on the lawn, patio, and inside the restaurant. Yes, we're going big with this one - six bands playing outdoors from 4pm to 11pm with a BBQ dinner served from 5pm - 8pm that's included in the ticket.

Rebecca and The Arcades Summer Rock Show
Saturday July 27th 7:30-12am
Heartwood Concert Hall `
Advance tickets $12+s/c available at Heartwood Home and online at Eventbrite or at the door for $20.
Doors are at 7:30 music starts at 8:00 with Katrina and Craig doing some acoustic magic to warm up the night, then This Burning Sky will blast us off on our rock adventure. Rebecca and The Arcades will power rock us through the rest of the evening.

Resilience: Transforming our Community
Sunday July 28th, 2-4pm
Grey Roots
Join us at for a special screening of a different kind of climate change film. Resilience: Transforming our Community focuses on climate change in the Grey and Bruce region, but applies to all communities. Marine scientist Dr. John Anderson makes this global crisis a personal issue, right in our own backyard, and is designed to inspire action. This uplifting film offers ways to build resilience in ourselves and our community by transforming the way we live.

Acoustic Circle Jam
Sunday July 28th, 6-8pm
M’Wikwedong NCRC
A Monthly Jam for acoustic music lovers. Bring your instrument, bring a couple of songs, we go around in a circle, jump in when you feel you can contribute to another person's song (unless they politely ask for no contributions).
Original music or covers. Any style music.

Harbour Nights Concert Series
Sunday July 28th, 7-8:30pm
1155 1st Avenue West
Concerts take place at the beautiful inner-harbour behind Owen Sound's Visitor Centre. Please bring your lawn chair or blanket to enjoy the occasion. In the event of rain, the concert may be moved indoors to the Owen Sound Legion auditorium, at 1450 2nd Avenue West. There is no admission charge for Harbour Nights concerts, although donations are gratefully accepted.

Owl Always Love: Painting With Whimsy
Tuesday July 30th, 6-9pm
This one is a HOOT! Let's create colours, and a cutie or two on the canvas when we get together at the Whimsy Studio for this fun family event! This family event is for artists ages 5 through 105... join us to create memories and art, together.
Tuesday Night Paddle
Tuesday July 30th, 6:30-8pm
Meet at the West Side Boat Launch, 1455, 1st Ave West, at 6:30, new paddlers and beginning paddlers welcome to try.

Late Night on Irish Mountain
Wednesday July 31st, 12-1pm
Georgian Shores United Church
Late nights on Irish Mountain is a song, poetry, and storytelling project undertaken by guitarist and singer Larry Jensenand local poet, Rob Rolfe. Upon completion it will consist of a CD of songs, as well as a book of lyrics, poems, song commentaries, and short essays by Rob Rolfe, Larry Jensen, Will Henry, Andrew Armitage, and illustrated by Patty Waterfield. The book will be published by the Ginger Press.

Vision Board Workshop
Wednesday July 31st, 6:30-9pm
Kokoro Salt Cave
Here at Kokoro, we want to bring you one step closer to living the life you've always dreamed of, by creating a vision board! How is this different than any other vision board you've ever created? Well, we will spend the first 30 minutes of the workshop meditating, aligning ourselves with our soul, because manifesting is all about connecting to your soul and following the energy. After the meditation in the salt cave, we will move to our workshop room where you'll create that vision you saw in your meditation, but this time on paper!

Adulting 101!
Thursday August 1st, 9am-3pm
Owen Sound Family Health Team
Are you leaving soon for school? Starting a new job away from home? Or moving out on your own?
Have questions? We can help answer them!
Learn how to navigate life away from home with hacks for :
Practical Budgeting & Finances
Food, Nutrition & Cooking for One
Health, Mindfulness & Wellness
Navigating the Health Care System
Public Health: Harm Reduction

Register Today!
Call 519-470-3030 Ext. 103
RSVP by July 30, 2019
For more info:

Alive at 5
Thursday August 1st, 5-8pm
Global Pet Food
Join us August 1st for our next Alive @ 5 Hosted by Global Pet Foods. Learn more about their Healthy Holistic foods. Feel free to bring your four legged family member to this event!

50’s First Friday
Friday August 2nd, 6-9pm
Owen Sound Downtown Improvement
Fifties First Friday returns to downtown Owen Sound on Friday, August 2nd. A large selection of vintage vehicles will be lined up and down Second Avenue East from 8th Street to 11th Street, plus there will be fifties music, food and so much more! Admission is free and everyone is welcome!

Are you an owner of a classic car, truck or motorcycle? If so, we would love for you attend our event! Registration is free and you do not need to pre-register, you simply register the day of the event. There will be draw prizes for registered cars. Registration starts at 5:00 PM and cars must be parked by 6:00 PM.

157th Emancipation Festival
Friday August 2nd, 6:30-9:30pm
Grey Roots Museum & Archives
August 1st is Emancipation Day. Every year since 1862 it has been celebrated in Owen Sound, ON where families, friends and local residents gather to celebrate on the August long weekend. Many are descendants of individuals and families who escaped via the UGRR and settled in Owen Sound. This has evolved into a 3-day festival with a variety of events and activities to celebrate those who settled in Bruce & Grey counties.

Freedman Dre and The Kitchen Party
Friday August 2nd, 8:30-11:30pm
Heartwood Concert Hall
Advance tickets $10+s/c available at Heartwood Home and online at Eventbrite
With lyrical dexterity and baritone rasp that has earned him the fitting (albeit lazy) comparison to the holy triumvirate: Dylan, Waits, and Cohen, Freeman Dre is today’s street-wise troubadour. The Toronto-based singer songwriter hails from the once gritty but quickly-gentrifying neighborhood of Parkdale.