October 2019

Halloween is Coming.....

Posted on Oct 30, 2019

Halloween, or Hallowe’en....also known as All Hallows’ Eve...or, All Saints’ Eve, or Samhain....um, well...it is soon upon us. Technically, it begins the observance of Allhallowtide for 3 days....dedicated to remembering the dead. And yes...the Halloween traditions are believed to have originated from Celtic harvest festivals.

For most, it is about...

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Here Turkey, Turkey, Turkey

Posted on Oct 12, 2019

This weekend is Thanksgiving. A day to give thanks. And, to eat lots of delicious food.

So, when & what is Thanksgiving? This year it takes place on Monday, Oct 14th and it is a time which celebrates the harvest and other blessings of the past year. A time to celebrate with family.

Thanksgiving was first observed as an annual event in Canada on Nov 6...

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Markdale- A wonderful place to call home

Posted on Oct 11, 2019

Do you want to own a property? Owning your own home comes with many advantages that no one can ignore. You can keep your best pets, get tax advantages, save money, have a pride of ownership among many other benefits. 

Whether you are an old or a new Canada resident, Markdale is one of the best places to settle. There are several reasons why you shoul...

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Bring New Life...

Posted on Oct 11, 2019

We, as in all of us at Brand Realty Group, would like to take a moment to welcome Leon’s Furniture to their new location at Heritage Place Shopping Centre on 16th Street in Owen Sound.

Leon’s has taken over the former Sears location, and they appreciate the patience from their customers as they make the switch-over. I know that they can’t wait to sh...

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Who is Steve Santini?

Posted on Oct 07, 2019

I must admit...I asked the same question when I first moved here. My co-worker looked at me dumbfounded and told me to “google” Mr. Santini. My first reaction was....oh geez,...yes, I have seen him before. Omg, REALLY....a celebrity amongst us??? And, WHAT??! He lives here in Owen Sound?! I just had to meet him, you know, to cross another item off...

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Zike Zake Zike Zake - Hoi Hoi Hoi

Posted on Oct 04, 2019

Say what?! It snuck up on me...the 5th Annual Owen Sound Oktoberfest is taking place October 5th. I must say, I have never been. Why?! I am always shy to go out to these events, and if you see anything ever posted about Oktoberfest...it is anything but shy. If you are like me, we really need to make plans to attend and we really need to stop and sm...

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