Events

View a photo journal of multiple Grey Roots events.

Summer Fun Flicks - Showing Daily to Labour Day

Jun 29, 2017 - Sep 04, 2017

Movie Reel

Daily at 1:30 p.m. See a different film each day. A great way to stay cool on a hot day. 
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Print Shop Demonstrations

Jul 27, 2017 - Jul 27, 2017

Print Shop

1:30-4 p.m. This Thursday you have an opportunity to view demonstrations and to ask questions when print shop veteran Doug Iles is on duty.
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Chinese Paper Folding

Jul 29, 2017 - Jul 30, 2017

May Ip

12-3 p.m. Drop-in paper folding Saturdays and Sundays in July and August. $5 per project. Money raised supports Grey Bruce Chinese New Year Celebration 2018. Fun for all ages.  
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Emancipation Festival

Aug 04, 2017 - Aug 06, 2017

Emancipation Festival Logo

Celebrate the 155th Emancipation Celebration Festival! Speaker's Forum at the Roxy Friday, August 4. Ancestors' Breakfast and Picnic at Harrison Park on Saturday, August 5. Gospel at Moreston Village and North is Freedom Photo Exhibit Launch at Grey Roots on Sunday, August 6.
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Museum & a Movie

Sep 09, 2017 - Sep 10, 2017

Movie Reel

2 p.m. A family-friendly film plays Saturday and Sunday in the Grey Roots Theatre. 
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Pratie Oaten Irish Festival

Sep 24, 2017 - Sep 24, 2017

Pratie Oaten

12 noon - 5 p.m. Grey Roots celebrates its 8th annual Pratie Oaten Irish Festival in Moreston Heritage Village!
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Mid-Autumn Moon Celebration

Oct 04, 2017 - Oct 04, 2017

May Ip

7-9 p.m. A fun evening for the whole family winding up with a Lantern Parade in Moreston Village.
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WWI Education Day

Oct 23, 2017 - Oct 23, 2017

TrenchesThumb

An interactive event for students to bring better understanding of WWI.
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Halloween Super Science Show

Oct 28, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017

Bubbling Beaker

Presented by Safari Science. You betcha science can be fun. An incredible show using science to create audience "woahs". Other details to follow. 
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Fall Lecture Series ~ JOHN McDOUGALL (1842-1917): native son of Owen Sound—a commemoration of the 100th anniversary of his death

Nov 07, 2017 - Nov 07, 2017

Don Smith speaking at Grey Roots

2:30 p.m. Join Donald B. Smith. In the late summer and fall of 1886 Rev. John McDougall, born and raised in Owen Sound, accompanied three Alberta First Nations leaders to Central Canada. The Alberta group arrived by railway to Port Arthur, then by steamer to Owen Sound.
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Fall Lecture Series: Battle of Passchendaele

Nov 14, 2017 - Nov 14, 2017

George Banks & Harry Pringle

2:30 p.m. Join George Auer. 2017 marks the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele.
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Fall Lecture Series: Superstorm of Ontario

Nov 21, 2017 - Nov 21, 2017

Lightning Storm

2:30 p.m. Join David T. Chapman for a wide variety of severe weather including thunderstorms, ice storms, wind storms, snow storms and solar storms all from the beautiful province of Ontario.
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Fall Lecture Series: Exploring the Birds of Ontario

Nov 28, 2017 - Nov 28, 2017

Birds of Ontario

2:30 p.m. Join David T. Chapman. If you enjoy bird watching, then this is the presentation for you!
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Moreston by Candlelight

Dec 16, 2017 - Dec 16, 2017

Horse-drawn sleigh

Details to follow.
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Grey County Black History Event with Northern Terminus Journal Vol. 15 Release

Apr 07, 2018 - Apr 07, 2018

John Hall

9 a.m.-3 p.m. An Event devoted to celebrating Black History and the Underground Railroad.
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Grey Roots Regional Heritage Fair

Apr 19, 2018 - Apr 19, 2018

Heritage Fair logo

Regional Heritage Fairs are community celebrations of history where students showcase their projects. It's like a Science Fair, but for history!
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