Friday, August 22, 2008

Bruce County Plowing Match

Fall is in the air and what better way to kick it off then a plowing match! Bruce Counties match will be taking place on Friday August 29th!

Check out the link to all the activities going on this year just South of Ferndale, on the Farm of Debbie & Jerry Mackie, 2 Blocks south of Ferndale, on Hwy 6, east side, near Lions Head ... Noon roast beef dinner - $12 – encouraging advance tickets. Admission to the match is FREE...

Barry Ribey 519-353-5375
Ken Waugh 519-534-2206
Dawn Brunton 519-364-3391

Come on out for all the fun! Mark your calendar now because the 2008 International Plowing Match will be coming home to the Country, Bruce County Country that is! The event will take place on Wayne & Wendy Kague's Farm on Highway 4 at the northern edge of Teeswater.

Sunday, August 10, 2008

Out & About August 14th - 17th!

Can you believe it, the Canadian National Exhibition …aka… The Ex, starts this weekend in Toronto, if you are a kid or can remember back, you know what that means, school starts in 2 weeks…yikes… Don’t fret there is still lots of time to take in all the great events taking place on the Bruce and this weekend there are plenty!

Here is a list:
Southampton is celebrating their 150th Birthday! Happy Birthday Southampton!
It’s a four-day weekend, from the Opening Ceremonies at the flag pole on Thursday night to the Fairy Lake concert Sunday evening, there’s something for everyone this weekend in South…parade, fireworks, music, dancing, feasting, games, antique cars, and many memories to share!

Bruce County Heritage Farm Show
A wholesome outdoor family fun event with clowns, games, craft show, antique tractor pull, steam engines and horse powered demonstrations, century old home and lifestyle tools, good food and entertainment. Antique car and truck show, antique tractor show featuring "lesser-known classics", an antique tractor pull, live horse and machinery demonstrations, steam engines, a threshing bee, a circa 1880's steam powered sawmill, shingle making, early home and farmstead tools and equipment. On both Friday and Saturday join us to watch parades at 4:00 pm. All this takes place 2kms South of Paisley on Bruce Rd 3.

Saturday & Sunday:

Cape Croker is having their annual Pow Wow
21st Annual Art Show & Sale at the Community Centre in Sauble Beach

This is going to be a great weekend on the Bruce, hope to see you out and about!
Watch for our Summer Patrol girls, Aly & Laura in our Walkerton Adventure Toyota Tundra, giving out all your tourism info needs, FREE walking sticks and your Bonus Punch for our 2008 Adventure Passport Contest!

Thursday, August 07, 2008

Happenings on the Bruce August 9th & 10th!

If you are looking for something to do this weekend there is lots of cool events happening!

Sauble Beach is celebrating their their 13th Annual Sauble Sandfest with all kinds of great things being formed out of sand on the beach all day, along with entertainment and so much more, so grab your friends and family and come on out to see the works of art be created! There will also be a Classic Car Show and a Volleyball Tournament!

August 9 & 10th is the Saugeen First Nation Pow Wow, at the Amphitheatre just E of Southampton. Enjoy the rich culture of Saugeen First Nation at this annual Pow Wow. Native dance, drumming, crafts and cuisine. There will be fun for everyone!

On Sunday the town of Kincardine is having a Calyso Street Market with HUGE sales happening at all the downtown stores, there will be Steel Drum Bands, Entertainment, and the outdoor market!

Bring your family and friends, there is no reason not be enjoying the Bruce this weekend!