Author: Clay Dolan

Owen Sound Emancipation Festival

Archaeologist and historian, Dr. Karolyn Smardz Frost is this year’s keynote presenter when the 156th Owen Sound Emancipation Festival gets underway at Grey Roots Museum and Archives on the evening of Friday August 3rd.

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Turas Mór

Great journey – A Celebration of something more than cycling: it’s about the journey itself, camaraderie and showcasing the best the region has to offer.

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Growing for Community by Community

For the past few decades, as our understanding of how food impacts our health, and the economic and environmental benefits of strong, local food systems has evolved, many of us are looking for opportunities to eat more mindfully and healthfully.

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The Light Fantastic

Having outgrown their townhouse in the Blue Mountains, Cathy and Bob dreamed of building the ultimate family escape. Something cozy and sturdy, where theirgrandchildren could run amok—with room for everyone—somewhere the couple could eventually retire.

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Powder Day at Blue

As temperatures plunge and the Great Lakes snow machine kicks into full force, winter sports enthusiasts come alive with giddy anticipation…

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The Beat Goes On in Owen Sound

When you think Owen Sound and live music the first thing that comes to mind is probably not winter concerts. After all, our tentpole musical event occurs in mid-August and includes the word Summer in its name…

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Date Night

One of the best perks of living in The Blue Mountains is being able to enjoy four seasons of recreation without having to travel any further than your backyard.

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Autumn Hike at Blue

Fun for the whole family, kids love this hike due to it’s wood bridges, easy to navigate stone slabs and log steps as well as the cascading waterfall near the top (for which the trail was named).

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Girls Getaway

If, like me you’re passionate about outdoor adventure, cycling, great food or exploring charming small towns, this trip is for you!

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