Entertainment venues and trip ideas


Immerse yourself in a world of entertainment with our curated list of local venues and trip ideas. From vibrant theatres to scenic getaways, indulge in an array of experiences that promise excitement and unforgettable moments.


Looking for something to do this week in Grey County? Check out the list of events below, and visit our website for more information and other great activities. We also have some helpful resources like itinerary and trip ideas to help inspire your getaway.
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Rogers, Richie & Robinson Celebrating the music of Kenny Rogers, Lionel Richie & Smokey Robinson

Rogers, Richie & Robinson: Celebrating the music of Kenny Rogers, Lionel Richie & Smokey Robinson

April 18th

Spend an evening with world class singers Luke Mcmaster, Kevin Pauls and Joel Parisien. Let them take you back in time, re-imagining all time classic songs and celebrating the three icons that made them the soundtracks to our lives. 

Promo image of Paige Warner - a young woman in a pink dress

Paige Warner

April 18th

With a captivating voice, Paige Warner creates alt-pop music with soul-inspired vocals layered with catchy hooks and poetic lyrics. Paige has performed on stages such as Massey Hall’s TD Music Hall, Yonge-Dundas Square, and Summerfolk.

From Iowa to Ontario: River Glen, Abbie Sawyer and Emily Gilbart

From Iowa to Ontario: River Glen, Abbie Sawyer and Emily Gilbart

April 19th

Folk music has historically been a response to the times, to the world around us. A musical tradition that Iowa songwriters Abbie Sawyer and River Glen are honored to carry forward in their ‘From Iowa to Ontario’ Tour 2024.

An Evening with Yvonne Drebert & Zach Melnick

An Evening with Yvonne Drebert & Zach Melnick

April 19th

Yvonne and Zach made national headlines last summer when they discovered the wreck of the Africa in Lake Huron. These two documentarians are well versed in all things Great Lakes and will give us a deep dive into their work on their next production, All Too Clear and their past work in and around the Great Lakes.  

Earth Day Celebration 2024

Earth Day Celebration 2024

April 20th

On April 20, come out to the 3rd annual Earth Day celebration in downtown Owen Sound! Activities include a youth panel, poetry and music performances, climate fair, and more!

A sheet of whole grain pasta dough, cut into diamonds, with a wooden handled pastry cutter on top

Handmade Whole Grain Pasta Workshop

April 20th

Spend a Saturday in the Heart of Grey County, learning all about and making fresh, wholegrain pasta. And you'll get to enjoy it too! For more detailed event info and tickets, click through to the website. 

Rebuilding our Canoe

Biindigin - The Path Ahead: Rebuilding our Canoe

April 20th

This special session with Elder-in-residence Diane Owen works with the legacy of residential schools and gives participants some tools for moving forward.

Bognor Community Centre Logo - B with local activity scenes inside the B

Bognor Community Centre Annual Beef Dinner

April 20th

Tickets are $25/adult or $15/child under 10 years. Advance Tickets advised. Tickets MAY be available at the door, if still available.

Fleetwood Mac Mania Celebrating the Music of Fleetwood Mac

One Night with Elvis & Elton

April 20th

One Night with Elvis & Elton is 2 shows in 1! Blue Suede is not your typical Elvis tribute band. Elton Sean’s show will let you re-live the sights and sounds of the classic 70's Elton John. 

Yuk Yuk's Comedy Shows

Yuk Yuk's Comedy Shows

April 20th

Come out and enjoy a night of laughs, as Yuk Yuk's Comedy Tour will be live at Cobble Beach! The show will feature some of the most hilarious comedians from across the country, so don't miss out and get your tickets now!

Person standing under waterfall

Guided Thermal Journey + Spa Day

April 21st

Challenge yourself to an adventure in wellness with a Guided Thermal Journey Session and learn how to maximize the health benefits of your spa visit. Cycle through the hot, cold and relaxation circuit with a certified guide.

Earth Day Call in Thornbury

Earth Day Call in Thornbury

April 25th

Join us on April 25th at The Gallery in the Blue Mountains Library for a full line-up of Earth Day activity! Collaboratively curated by the Blue Mountains Library, Live Life Fit, Inner Yogies, and Andrea Matrosovs. Providing an experience for all Ages and Stages!

 
Great Lake Swimmers

Great Lake Swimmers

April 25th

Great Lake Swimmers with special guest: (TBC) a Four Winds Music Fest Concert Series. Great Lake Swimmers are a critically acclaimed indie-folk group led by songwriter/vocalist Tony Dekker.

 
Fleetwood Mac Mania Celebrating the Music of Fleetwood Mac

Fleetwood Mac Mania Celebrating the Music of Fleetwood Mac

April 26th

Soul of Motown features an incredible cast of singers and musicians performing live look-a-like/sound-a-like tributes to The Supremes, The Four Tops, The Temptations, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder and more!

Nun with a bottle of wine

Drinking Habits, a comedy play by Tom Smith

April 26th - 28th 

Accusations, mistaken identities, and romances run wild in this traditional, laugh-out-loud farce. Two nuns at the Sisters of Perpetual Sewing have been secretly making wine to keep the convent's doors open. Wine and secrets are inevitably spilled as everyone tries to preserve the convent and reconnect with lost loves.

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Fun in the Kitchen: Easy Bread and Pastry Skills to Impress Your Family and Friends!

April 27th

Nothing makes you feel better than preparing and presenting your own homemade baking! Visit or re-visit this often lost art and have fun! Presented by: Connie Shaw, Baking Enthusiast.

Grey County Reads Spring Bookfest

Grey County Reads Spring Bookfest

April 27th

Over 20 local authors and publishers, literary presentations, lunch and more! Proceeds to the Hanley Institute.

Come support local Farmers & Makers and see our beautiful Icelandic Sheep!

Kimber Valley Farms - Spring Farmers & Makers Market

April 27th

You are invited to come to our Spring Farmers & Makers Market. Enjoy meeting and supporting 35+ local artisanal farmers & makers. There will be an assortment of farm fresh, organic and hot foods, and more! 

Wine Event

Vintners' Dinner & Wine Auction

April 27th

An evening of fine Ontario wines paired with a great dinner on the shores of Georgian Bay at the Pavilion at Cobble Beach with featured vintners 16 Mile Cellar and Creekside Estate Winery.

2nd Annual 5km Lighthouse Fun Run

2nd Annual 5km Lighthouse Fun Run

April 28th

Cobble Beach’s 2nd annual 5km Lighthouse Fun Run is now open for registration! Complete the course and celebrate with a complimentary BBQ and a refreshing Lighthouse Lager at the finish line courtesy of Maclean's Ales. 

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Grey County Kiwanis Festival of Music

Until April 26th

Professional adjudications held at various venues in Owen Sound and Meaford. Come out and help support our local talent in our 92nd year! Visit https://kiwanismusicfestival.net/ for a list of classes, venues, and times. 

painting by John Laughlin

I Think in Black: New work by John Laughlin on exhibition at Grey Gallery

Until April 27th

An exhibition of new work by John Laughlin on display at Grey Gallery in Owen Sound.

 
 Something Rotten!

Something Rotten!

Various dates until April 27th

Two brothers set out to write the world’s first musical in this hilarious mash-up of sixteenth-century Shakespeare and twenty-first-century Broadway. Expect lots of song and dance and wacky over-top-characters in this hilarious musical.

 
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