Arts & Culture

Thriving Arts, Rich History, Live Shows

You’ll never be bored when you move to Grey County! With so much going on and so many great attractions, your weekend schedule will quickly fill up. Below, you’ll find some of the arts and cultural activities that fill the community like galleries & studios, museums & heritage, theatres and more. You can also contact us at Sea & Ski Realty to find out more about some of the best sites to check out. We’re long-time locals, and we’re always happy to share more information about this great area!

Memorial Stained Glass Windows

Overview As you journey down the highways and rural routes and explore the numerous towns and Villages of Southern Georgian Bay, you may notice the large number of church buildings along the way. They come in all shapes and sizes, from the large modern brick structure...

Blumination: Celebrating the Holiday Through Lights

One of the best parts about spending the holidays in Grey County is all of the great holiday events. From Santa Claus parades to Christmas tree lightings, there are so many ways to enjoy the small town cheer. A new event to look forward to this holiday season is...

Craigleith Heritage Depot: Where History and Tourism Intersect

Travelling along Highway 26 is a beautiful drive all-year long. The road has gorgeous views of Georgian Bay and the mountains and with the changing of the seasons, the scenery always looks different. But, if you’re looking to learn more about our area and its history,...

MIFF

 A bit about Joanne... Sea & Ski Realty had the pleasure of interviewing Joanne McKenzie, the Artistic Director of the Meaford International Film Festival (MIFF). Joanne has been a part of the theatre and arts community for quite a while and started out at MIFF...

Source Works Ceramics

 156473 7th Line, Meaford, N4L 1W6 Overview Just outside of the small town of Rocklyn through a thicket of trees you'll find the Source Works Ceramics gallery and studio owned by local artist Melanie Earle. The gallery is filled with gorgeous paintings, ceramics, and...

The Meaford Museum

https://youtu.be/IiAEK2QjOp4 Overview The building that is now The Meaford Museum was build in 1895 by McQuillien and Co., Toronto as the Town’s Pumping house.  It included a pump house, filtering basin, brick and timber tanks, 4 miles of mains and 33 hydrants.  A...

9/11 Firefighters’ Memorial

It is a day that none of us will ever be able to erase from our memories. I remember being herded into the gymnasium for an emergency assembly as hundreds of students and teachers wore worried and confused looks upon their faces. The same shallowfeeling still returns...

Old Durham Road Pioneer Cemetery

Winston Churchill once said, “Those who fail to learn history are doomed to repeat it”. Although this saying may seem drastic, it is important that we learn about our history so that we can understand what has happened and can move past it. February is Black History...

Marcelina Salazar Ceramics

Finding products that are locally made and can be used in everyday life can be a challenge. For Marcelina Salazar, this was her inspiration for her pottery. Marcelina has been creating beautiful porcelain pieces out of her local rural studio for years now and her...

Morland Place

In Owen Sound you will find a good blend of both urban and natural attractions.  Whether your interest is museums, art galleries, and studios, live theater, or just shopping, you will find it in the city. The rural area provides a variety of scenic attractions...

Grey Roots Museum & Archives

Overview One of the best ways to spend an afternoon is by traveling back in time, learning of the distant past, and being captivated by local history. At Grey Roots Museum in Owen Sound, you can take a trip through time with its county museum, archives, tourism...