Events

View a photo journal of multiple Grey Roots events.

Moreston Heritage Village Opening

Jun 25, 2016 - Jun 25, 2016

Village volunteers at the Bluewater Garage

11 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Celebrate the start of summer with the annual grand opening of Moreston Heritage Village, a living history site! Regular admission rates apply. Members free.
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Museum & a Movie

Jun 25, 2016 - Jun 26, 2016

Movie Reel

2 p.m. A family-friendly film plays Saturday and Sunday in the Grey Roots Theatre.
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Print Shop Demonstrations

Jun 30, 2016 - Jun 30, 2016

Print Shop

1:30-4 p.m. Every 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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PA Day Adventures - History Hunters - 7 spaces left

Jun 30, 2016 - Jun 30, 2016

Moreston Log Cabin and garden

PA Day Adventures at Grey Roots are fun and educational.
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Summer Fun Flicks - Showing Daily to Labour Day

Jun 30, 2016 - Sep 05, 2016

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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KidsCamp - Buzz Words - A Life of Bees - NOW FULL

Jul 04, 2016 - Jul 08, 2016

kids group

This is where the summer fun is! Join us for games, experiments, exploration, crafts, outdoor activities and so much more. During this week, learn about the life of bees and why we should protect them. Single days available as of June 26, 2016.  
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Public Night Sky Viewing

Jul 08, 2016 - Jul 08, 2016

Comet

Starts at dusk. Join experts from the Bluewater Astronomical Society to view the night sky. This is a free event and all are welcome. Event is weather dependent.
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KidsCamp - I Want My Mummy - Mummies around the World - NOW FULL

Jul 11, 2016 - Jul 15, 2016

Egyptian Cursive-script Hieroglyphs

This is where the summer fun is! Join us for games, experiments, exploration, crafts, outdoor activities and so much more. During this week, learn about Mummies from around the world! Single days available as of July 3, 2016.
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6th Annual Antique and Classic Car Display

Jul 17, 2016 - Jul 17, 2016

Car Club

11 a.m.-3 p.m. Classic and antique cars. Motorcyles also welcome.
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KidsCamp - Shiver Me Timbers - It’s Pirate Week - Limited spaces available!

Jul 18, 2016 - Jul 22, 2016

kids group

This is where the summer fun is! Join us for games, experiments, exploration, crafts, outdoor activities and so much more. This week, some and learn all about the life of a pirate! Single days available as of July 10, 2016.  
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The Horseless Carriage Club of America - Southern Ontario/North Jersey Regions on Tour

Jul 22, 2016 - Jul 22, 2016

Model T wheel

Tour participants will be stopping by Grey Roots on the afternoon of July 22 as part of their "Chasing the Goose Around Grey Bruce" Tour.
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KidsCamp - It’s a Boy’s Life, King-Style - The Life of Tutankhamun - 14 spaces left!

Jul 25, 2016 - Jul 29, 2016

Tutankhamun Wonderful Things

This is where the summer fun is! Join us for games, experiments, exploration, crafts, outdoor activities and so much more. This week, come and learn about the life of Tutankhamun! Single days available as of July 17, 2016.
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Emancipation Festival

Jul 29, 2016 - Jul 30, 2016

Emancipation Festival Logo

Join us in celebrating the 154th Emancipation Celebration Festival! Speaker's Forum at Grey Roots Friday evening. The festivities continue Saturday at Harrison Park.
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KidsCamp - Bone Dusters - Archaeology 101 - NOW FULL

Aug 02, 2016 - Aug 05, 2016

young archaeologists

This is where the summer fun is! Join us for games, experiments, exploration, crafts, outdoor activities and so much more. This week, come and learn how to dig up some bones! Single days available as of July 24, 2016  
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KidsCamp - The River of Wonder - Life on the Nile - Limited spaces available!

Aug 08, 2016 - Aug 12, 2016

Kids Camp - Under the Sea

This is where the summer fun is! Join us for games, experiments, exploration, crafts, outdoor activities and so much more. This week, come and learn about life on the Nile! Single days available as of July 31, 2016.
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KidsCamp - Star Wars, Real and Imagined - A look at astronomy, real and in the movies - NOW FULL

Aug 15, 2016 - Aug 19, 2016

Planet Earth

This is where the summer fun is! Join us for games, experiments, exploration, crafts, outdoor activities and so much more. This week, come and learn about how astronomy is portrayed in reality and in the movies! Single days available as of August 7, 2016.
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KidsCamp - Haulin’ and Totin’ - Life of a Pioneer Child - NOW FULL

Aug 22, 2016 - Aug 26, 2016

KidsCamp! Pioneer Week

This is where the summer fun is! Join us for games, experiments, exploration, crafts, outdoor activities and so much more. This week, learn and experience the life of a pioneer child! Single days available as of August 14, 2016.
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Public Night Sky Viewing

Aug 26, 2016 - Aug 26, 2016

Comet

Starts at dusk. Join experts from the Bluewater Astronomical Society to view the night sky. This is a free event and all are welcome. Event is weather dependent.
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Extraordinary Tree Lecture Series: Celebration of Trees: Barbara Heidenreich

Sep 21, 2016 - Sep 21, 2016

Extraordinary Tree

7:00 p.m. Barbara Heidenreich will kickoff the Extraordinary Tree Lecture Series by providing information about the Heritage Tree designation in Ontario and how it is protecting some of North America’s most important living historical artefacts.
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Pratie Oaten Irish Festival

Sep 25, 2016 - Sep 25, 2016

Pratie Oaten

12 noon - 5 p.m. Grey Roots celebrates its 7th annual Pratie Oaten Irish Festival in Moreston Heritage Village!
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Extraordinary Tree Lecture Series: Private Life of Trees: Robert E. Bailey Ph.D

Nov 01, 2016 - Nov 01, 2016

Extraordinary Tree

2:30 p.m. This presentation will provide attendees with a basis for an understanding Grey and Bruce County forests. In particular, how time, climate, geology, and biology all conspired to make our trees what they are today. Robert Bailey, Ph.D. presents.
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Extraordinary Tree Lecture Series: Songs for the Trees: Lenore Keeshig

Nov 08, 2016 - Nov 08, 2016

Extraordinary Tree

7:00 p.m. Poet and storyteller Lenore Keeshig shares her passionate and deeply meaningful account of the tree and its role as healer, protector, and provider.
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Extraordinary Tree Lecture Series: Sawdust Memories: John Harrison

Nov 15, 2016 - Nov 15, 2016

Extraordinary Tree

7:00 p.m. This lecture offers attendees a glimpse into the mindsets of early settlers and the influence of deforestation on local development.  John Harrison presents.
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Extraordinary Tree Lecture Series: Trees to Live By: Dr. Karen Morrison

Nov 22, 2016 - Nov 22, 2016

Extraordinary Tree

2:30 p.m. EcoHealth Ontario’s Dr. Karen Morrison highlights the link between ecosystems and wellbeing.
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Extraordinary Tree Lecture Series: Seeing the Forest for the Trees: Andrew Wilson

Nov 29, 2016 - Nov 29, 2016

Extraordinary Tree

2:30 p.m. Andrew Wilson presents a roadmap for the preservation and safeguarding of the extraordinary tree.
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Moreston by Candlelight

Dec 10, 2016 - Dec 10, 2016

Horse-drawn sleigh

4-8 p.m. Experience Christmas in the Heritage Village. Sleigh rides, roaring fires, hot apple cider and more! Regular admission rates apply.
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Grey County Black History Event with Northern Terminus Journal Vol. 14 Release

Apr 08, 2017 - Apr 08, 2017

British Methodist Church, Owen Sound

9 a.m.-3 p.m. An Event devoted to celebrating Black History and the Underground Railroad.
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