Five Fun Fall Events happening in Grey and Bruce


  1. Meaford Scarecrow Invasion and Family Festival A scarecrow or hay-man is a mannequin made in the shape of a human and dressed in old clothes. More than 250 scarecrows can be found in the town of Meaford this weekend. This is a FREE family event that features a scarecrow parade and festival starting at 6pm on Friday October 2nd 2015.
  2. Apple Harvest Craft Show One of the largest craft shows in Ontario takes place in Meaford October 3rd and 4th 2015. Over 200 artisans come to the show to sell a variety of uniquely created crafts.
  3. Blue Mountains Apple Pie Trail Visit the Town of Blue Mountains and follow the trail to discover areas within the region that sell a variety of apple products.
  4. Port Elgin Pumpkinfest Port Elgin is holding a festival this weekend that features a contest between farmers to grow the largest pumpkin and other farm produce. In 2004, a record for the world’s largest pumpkin was awarded at this event.
  5. 12th Annual Hiking Festival Bruce Penninsula The Bruce Trail Club is hosting a Hiking Festival from October 2nd to the 4th 2015. Join the Trail Club to discover some of the most scenic parts of the Bruce Trail.

Canada Day Celebrations in Grey Bruce Georgian

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Canada Day is celebrated on July 1st. The event is commemorated in Canada with fireworks, concerts and holiday celebrations.There are numerous activities taking place around the area over the next couple of days. Learn more about the fun filled events happening in Bruce County at Explore the Bruce and check out a list of activities happening around Grey County at Visit Grey.

Free Comic Book Day

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Comic books can be a useful addition to your ESL learning. Reading comic books can help you to improve your English vocabulary, writing and knowledge about culture. Reading comic books is a FUN way to learn English!! On Saturday May 2 the Owen Sound & North Grey Union Public Library and the TOM Thomson Art Gallery are having a FREE Comic Book Day. You can pick up your free comic book in the Youth Services Department of the library. A number of comic book focused events will be taking place at the library on May 2. More information about Comic Book Day can be found at Owen Sound Library.