Culture Days is a three day Canada wide celebration of the arts!  Cultural events will be happening throughout Huron County on September 27, 28 & 29

, 2019.

Please Note that the Marianne Hogan Concert at Kingsbridge Community Centre is Saturday, Sept. 28 not on Sept. 27 as previously advertised.

HOWICK-TURNBERRY FALL FAIR

September 27 – 29

Howick Community Centre

Celebrate the 160th fair, “Country Pride, County Wide!” Pork auction, home craft  and crop displays, inflatables, sheep show, horse show, pet show, garden tractor pull, entertainment and more.

MAITLAND TRAIL ASSOCIATION EL CAMINO 2019

September 27 – 29

Registration Required

Please visit MTA site for additional  and to register

This year’s 2-day, 49km hike along the entire Maitland Trail will take place over the weekend of September 28-29, 2019.  Shuttles will be available each morning to take you to your starting point, and then throughout the day at check points where you can have a few minutes to relax and refuel.

Supper on Saturday evening will be a casual meal (optional) with delicious, hearty choices. A priority for us is to provide good quality food made with fresh, locally-sourced ingredients wherever possible.

On Friday night, September 27th, there will be an informal get-together at Joe Friday’s in Goderich.

MULTILINGUAL EVENING STORYTIME @ GODERICH LIBRARY  

September 27

6:30 – 7:30 pm

Goderich Library, 52 Montreal St., Goderich

Free

Having trouble falling asleep?
Curious about the different languages are spoken in Huron County?
Come to the Goderich Library’s Multilingual Bedtime Storytime and kick off the multilingual series!

The first storytime is all about the French language. We will have lots of French books and crafts and you’ll get to meet French speakers in your community! No French language experience necessary.

2019 HURON COUNTY ART SHOW & SALE 

September 27

7:00 – 8:30 pm

Huron County Museum, 110 North Street, Goderich

Free

View the work of talented local artists and discover which two pieces of art will be selected to remain in the Huron County Art Bank permanent collection.

Enjoy free samples of local ciders and apple beers (age of majority required) from Bad Apple Brewing, East Street Cider and Bayfield Berry Farms paired with local savory and sweet treats.

3rd Annual Hop Hearted Craft Beverage Festival

September 27

7:00 – 11:00 pm

The Livery, 35 South Street, Goderich

Craft Bevy Tasting and Beer Education for Women!

Fermented Femmes present the 3rd Annual award-winning Hop-Hearted Craft Beer Festival!

Join us for a night to discover craft beer! Think you’re not a beer drinker? Think again – the new flavours in craft beer will surprise you! Know you love beer? Come celebrate your Hop-Hearted nature! Featuring craft breweries and cideries – some local, some not – with some unique brews on tap. Chat up the brewers and have a taste!

Local food truck on site, select vendors, merch – and a whole lot of fun!

Proceeds from the event will support The Lake Huron Centre for Coastal Conservation.

All tickets include three tasting tickets and tasting glass. Additional tasting tickets will be available for purchase.

Tickets are sold in two tiers: Tier 1 Tickets will be sold for $25 until midnight September 11. Tier 2 Tickets will be sold for $35 after September 11. Tickets available at Eventbrite

DOWNTOWN CLINTON HARVEST FESTIVAL  

September 28

10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Downtown Clinton

Free

Celebrate the harvest season in Clinton with fun family activities all day long.  Bouncy Castles, Touch the Truck, Little Ray’s Reptiles, Petting Zoo, Wagon Rides, Food Vendors, Motorcycle Show, Barrel Racing at REACH  and so much more!

Plus the Grand Opening of 10 new downtown businesses!

WOOL PAINTING WITH KATHY WHITE  

September 28 & 29

10:00 am to 4:30 pm

FACTS – Gallery & Creative Space, 441 Queen St., Blyth

Register at factsblyth.ca or in-person at FACTS

By popular request! FACTS is offering a two day intermediate wool painting workshop with professional fibre artist Kathy White. Learn how to apply beeswax to boards, cover a 3d panel, incorporate other mediums and developed your designs to to a finished product.

No experience necessary but a sense of adventure is required!

OPEN STUDIO @ GODERICH LIBRARY  

September 28

10:00 am to 1:00 pm & 2:00 to 5:00 pm

Goderich Library, 52 Montreal St., Goderich

Free

Join Michele Miller and other local artists as together they study the human form through art. Paint, sketch, needlepoint a live model and watch the different interpretations come to.
Enjoy the collaborative and supportive environment of other artists in refining your skills.

All welcome. Please bring own supplies. No skill necessary!

COMMUNITY ART @ BRUSSELS LIBRARY  

September 28

10:00 am to  2:00 pm

Brussels Library, 402 Turnberry Street, Brussels

Free

Gather up your friends and families and get inspired by the changing seasons and come together with the Brussels Community to create a beautiful art installation at the library. Help us create a community mural to display at the Brussels Library!

All welcome.

GRATITUDE CARDS @ ZURICH LIBRARY  

September 28

10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Zurich Library, 10 Goshen  Street,  Zurich

Free

Gratitude cards are a small gift with a thoughtful message! Drop into the Zurich Library to create a beautiful gratitude card to keep yourself or give to a friend. No creative skill necessary!

POTTERY DEMO @ BAYFIELD LIBRARY  

September 28

10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Bayfield Library, 18 Main Street,  Bayfield

Free

Come ask your questions and watch local potter Tony Eyamie from Patina Studios throw some clay on his wheel at the Bayfield Library! If it’s nice out it will be outside!

JOHN GARDINER AUTHOR READING & BOOK SIGNING  

September 28

10:30  to 11:30 am

Alice Munro Public Library, 281 Edward St, Wingham

Free

Come out to the Alice Munro Public Library to learn and hear from John Gardiner as he presents his new book “Memories for Sale: Tales from a Small Town”.

Ask all of your writing questions discover some new Small Town stories!

BONNIE SITTER AUTHOR TALK: Onion Skins & Peach Fuzz Memories of Ontario Farmerettes 

September 28

11:00 am – Noon

Clinton Library, 27 Albert Street, Clinton

Free – Copies of book for sale

Help us welcome Bonnie Sitter at the library, during the Clinton Harvest Festival as she presents her new book, “Onion Skins and Peach Fuzz Memories of Ontario Farmerettes”. Recounting the personal stories of the girls who volunteered from 1941-1952 on market garden farms and orchards in Southern Ontario to replace the farmworkers who had left to enlist for war service. A story that has not been told about important war service by young women who worked hard but had a lot of fun! It is Women’s History, War History, Agriculture History, Rural History and Ontario History that has been largely ignored.

WALK A MILE IN HER SHOES

September 28

11:00 am to 1:00 pm

The Livery, 35 South Street, Goderich

DRAG QUEEN STORYTIME  

September 28

1:00 pm

Huron County Museum. 110 North Street, Goderich

Free

Drag Queens will read such stories as: A Family is a Family, I Love My Purse, Jacob’s New Dress, Pink is for Boys or RED. There will be an opportunity to have pictures taken with the Drag Queens.

Organized by the Rainbow Optimist Club Southwestern Ontario and supported by TD Bank.

SPINNERS AND WEAVERS @ HENSALL LIBRARY  

September 28

1:00  – 2:00 pm

Hensall Library, 108 King Street, Hensall

Free

Watch a demonstration showing the traditional arts of weaving, spinning and rug-hooking, and learn more about the Spinners and Weavers Guild here in Huron. This event also kicks off the series for the Young Spinners and Weavers at the Hensall Library.

BED & BREAKFAST @ THE BLYTH FESTIVAL  

September 28

2:00 pm and 8:00 pm

Blyth Festival, 431 Queen Street, Blyth

$39-$43 – see Blyth Festival Box Office

Final 2 performances of Bed & Breakfast by Mark Crawford.

Bed & Breakfast is a slap-down, drag ’em out comedy about being truly “out” in small town Ontario; a heartfelt knee-slapper about the secrets that we keep, and the sometimes challenging joy of choosing a place to call home.

MARIANNE HOGAN at KINGSBRIDGE COMMUNITY CENTRE  

September 28

8:00 pm – Doors open 1 hour prior

Kingsbridge Community Centre, 84675 Bluewater Hwy

By Donation

When Marianne’s soaring soprano combines with the superior acoustics of the Kingsbridge Centre, the angels themselves weep with joy. Come and enjoy an evening of favourites, old and new. There will be a free will offering, with proceeds going to the support of the Kingsbridge Centre. Refreshments Available.

MOLLY JOHNSON LIVE @ THE BAYFIELD CONCERT SERIES

September 28

Doors Open 7:00 pm  Show starts at 7:30 pm

Bayfield Town Hall, 11 Clan Gregor Square, Bayfield

Tickets: $60 available at TicketScene

Known as one of Canada’s greatest voices, award-winning jazz vocalist Molly Johnson is a mother, singer-songwriter, artist and philanthropist, who has just released her highly anticipated new album, “Meaning To Tell Ya”.

CIDERFEST

September 29

10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Van Egmond House, 80 Kippen Road Egmondville

Ciderfest is a gathering of vendors and demonstrators who display, and sell their wares. This is an annual event to raise funds for the on-going up-keep and maintenance of the Van Egmond House-Museum. Burgers, hotdogs, fries, apple fritters, apple cider, soft drinks are available.

BAYFIELD VOLKSFEST

September 29

10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Clan Gregor Square, Bayfield

A celebration of classic and vintage VW buses, bugs, vans, campers and more! Enjoy arts and crafts vendors, food trucks, children’s activities, live music  and more.

BOOK ART @ EXETER LIBRARY

September 29

1:30 to 2:30 pm

Exeter Library, 33 Main Street, Exeter

Free

Create flowers, trees, and wreaths using this fun and eco-friendly way to recycle damaged books. Come admire some examples in the branch before the day. Please register at the branch.

BONNIE SITTER AUTHOR TALK: Onion Skins & Peach Fuzz Memories of Ontario Farmerettes 

September 29

3:00 to 4:00 pm

Seaforth Library, 108 Main Street S., Seaforth

Free – Copies of the book for sale

Join us at the Library after the Van Egmond House Cider Fest for a talk with Bonnie Sitter at the library, as she presents her new book, “Onion Skins and Peach Fuzz Memories of Ontario Farmerettes”.

Recounting the personal stories of the girls who volunteered from 1941-1952 on market garden farms and orchards in Southern Ontario to replace the farmworkers who had left to enlist for war service. A story that has not been told about important war service by young women who worked hard but had a lot of fun! It is Women’s History, War History, Agriculture History, Rural History and Ontario History that has been largely ignored.

Get in touch

Huron Arts & Heritage Network
c/o Health and Library Complex
77222B London Rd, RR#5
Clinton, ON
N0M 1L0

519-482-5457 ext.2730

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