Current Events

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Fri - May 01
  Grand Bend Studio Tour
Grand Bend Studio Tour Announces The Stars Come Out This May! The Annual Arts, Eats & Beats Tour set to run May 1st, 2nd & 3rd, 2015. The Grand Bend Studio Tour is an annual event that is growing in popularity year-to-year bringing in fans of the artistic, musical and culinary talents of Grand Bend and surrounding area. For further information, contact Glen Baillie 519-238-1472 or visit
Fri - May 01
  Hensall Kinettes - "Don''t Be A Drag" Ladies Night
The Hensall Kinettes are holding a Ladies Night on Friday May 1st at 7:30pm. The event will be held at the Hensall Community Centre and will feature complimentary wine and cheese, as well as a performance by Toronto based entertainers-Tynomi Banks, Ivory Towers, and Farrah N. Hyte. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door(if available). For more information please contact Becky at 519-200-7796.
Sat - May 02
  Service of Dedication- Grand Bend Legion
Residents are invited to attend a service of dedication Saturday May 2nd at 11am, upstairs at the Grand Bend Legion Veterans Memorial Branch 498. At this historic event they will re-dedicate their newly refurbished cenotaph honouring those who gave their lives for our county and celebrating the dedication of their new charter in conjunction with the renaming of the branch. There will also be a special service honouring local WW2 Veterans with MP Bev Shipley.
Sat - May 02
  Walk for Alzheimer's Huron County
Join us to help make Walk for Alzheimer's the leading nation-wide movement to combat Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. Hundreds of community based walk events will take place in Canada creating a groundswell of support, passion and engagement for people and their families impacted by Alzheimer's and dementia from coast to coast. The walk Date: Saturday, May 2, 2015. 10am Time: Registration begins at 9am Start Time: 10am. Event Location: Betty Cardno Memorial Centre, Clinton, ON. More details can be found here:
Sat - May 02
  Free Family Clothing Store
On Saturday May 2, 2015 we invite you to join us for our second Free Family Clothing Event from 9:00 am-12:00 noon. Enjoy complimentary refreshments while you shop for gently used clothing for your family at no cost. Men's women's and children's sizes available. It all happens at the Exeter United Church.
Sat - May 02
  The Hogtown Allstars
The Grand Bend Art Centre presents The Hogtown Allstars in concert at The Gables, on May 2nd. The concert takes place during Grand Bend's Arts, Eats and Beats Weekend whose 2015 theme is "The Stars Come Out". Doors will open at 6:00 p.m. Seating is on a first come, first served basis. The Gables is offering a special pre-concert menu and the show begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $40.00 in advance from The Colonial; Baille's Picture Framing; Peter Phillips 519-238-6873,; (handling charge applies) or $45.00 at the door. Partial tax receipts are available at the event (with proceeds going to the Grand Bend Art Centre).
Tue - May 05
  Breakfast with the Mayor
Join us as Mayor Maureen Cole discusses upcoming goals, future direction and planning challenges that South Huron is facing and working to address in 2015 and beyond. For more info, like "Experience Exeter" on Facebook or follow @Exeter_ON on Twitter.DATE / TIME: May 5, 7:30am - 9:30am LOCATION: Exeter Legion (316 William Street, Exeter, ON) Cost: $20 (BIA & Chamber members); $25 (non-members / general public)
Wed - May 06
  McHappy Day
McDonalds Exeter will be hosting it's 22nd "McHappy Day" on Wednesday May 6th. If you buy a Big Mac, Happy Meal or hot McCafe beverage on May 6th $1 from your purchase will go towards the Ronald McDonald House in London. myFM's Tricia Flatley will be volunteers from 3pm-4pm.
Thu - May 07
  Exeter United Church Smorgasbord Luncheon
Join us for our Annual Smorgasbord Luncheon on Thursday, May 7th, 2015 from 11:30 am-1:30 pm. Advance tickets only.Adults $15.00. Children $5.00. Tickets available at the church office 519-235-0860.
Sat - May 09
The South Huron Chapter of OSAID will be holding a BBQ at the Hansen's Independent on Saturday May 9th from 10am to 3pm. For more info call 519-902-2014 or email or go to our website
Sat - May 09
Huron Shores United Church, 25 Main St. W., Grand Bend, will be holding their SPRING FREE STORE on Sat. May 9th. 9:30 -3:00pm. All ARE WELCOME to come,browse and shop for clothing to outfit the entire family as well as small household articles,all being offered free of charge.
Thu - May 14
A fashion show presented by The Huron Country Playhouse Guild will be held on Thursday, May 14 at 7:30 pm. at Playhouse II in Grand Bend. Reserved seating. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased by calling Kitty at 519-238-5634 or email Participating fashion stores are Designers for Him and Her, Injoy, Merry Rags, UBU and Trin's Fashions of Forest. Cash bar and appetizers at 6:15pm.
Thu - May 14
  Huron Country Playhouse Guild Fashion Show
The Huron Country Playhouse Guild is having a fashion show Thursday May 14th. It will be held at Huron Country Playhouse 2. The events starts at 7:30 and doors open at 6:15 for a cash bar and appitizers. Reserved seating, tickets are $25 and can be purchased by calling Kitty Illman 519-238-5634 or email
Sat - May 16
  Firefighters Breakfast
The Parkhill Firefighter's Association is hosting its 24th Annual Firefighter's Breakfast, Saturday May 16th at the Parkhill Fire Hall - Main Street, Parkhill. Admission is just $8 for adults, $5 for kids under 12 and free for preschooler and younger. The breakfast runs from 7-Noon and this year bring a canned good for the Ailsa Craig and Area Food Bank and receive $1 off. Funds raised will go into the Firefighters Fund and stay in the community.
Sat - May 16
  Dashwood Fireman's Breakfast
Dashwood Fireman's breakfast Saturday May 16th from 7:00am-11:00am. Come for a delicious start to your day at the Dashwood Pavilion on Centre St. (South on Region Road #2 off of Hwy #83) Adults $7.00, kids $4.00 Pancakes, eggs, pea meal bacon, turkey sausage, potatoes, toast and coffee or juice. While you here take advantage of the community wide garage sales as well.
Sat - May 16
  Exeter Library Coffeehouse Series
Sit back and enjoy the live music, or bring your own instrument and join in at the Exeter Library. These casual, fun events are organized by Joyful Noise Music. Refreshments provided. From 1pm until 4pm. May 16, July 11, August 29.
Sat - May 16
  Recycling Bottle and Can Drive
1st Exeter Cubs, Scouts and Venturers will be conducting Recycling Bottle and Can Drive Saturday May 16 2015, between 5:00pm and 9:00pm. They will be collecting all refundable bottles and refundable/recyclable cans. Alternately, the donations of empties can be left on the curb side for our Cubs, Scouts and Venturers to pick up or dropped off at the Youth Center on John Street. The money collected from this event will help Scouts attend Pacific Jamboree 2015 on Vancouver Island. Thank you for your support!
Sun - May 17
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The Bayfield Lions Community Breakfast is on Sunday May 17th from 8 a.m. to 12 noon. At the Bayfield Arena, Jane St. Bayfield Price is $7 each for adults and $3 for kids 6 to 10. Come & enjoy, Pancakes, Maple Syrup, Sausage, Fried Eggs, Home Fries, Juice & Coffee.
Tue - May 19
  Achieve Optimal Health Naturally
Achieve Optimal Health naturally takes place May 19 at 7pm at Clinton Chiropractic and Wellness Centre. Find out how to live healthier and regain vitality nature's way! Alleviate symptoms of inflammation and restore your energy to enjoy life to the fullest. Discover how Cold Laser has been so successful for cold or acute pain. Do you indigestion or food sensitivities? Learn how to restore health through optimal digestion. A healthy and holistic approach is featured to help you achieve and maintain your healthy weight loss goal. Presentations by John Somerton, Physician and Janet Brunswick Registered Holistic Practitioner. Alzheimer's Society of Huron County will be presenting resources and services available for those with Alzheimer's and their care givers. Admission by donation to Alzheimer's Society at the door. Seating is limited so please register at Clinton Chiropractic and Wellness Centre 519-482-3481
Wed - May 20
  Exeter Junior Hockey Assoc. AGM
Exeter and Area Junior Hockey Association will be holding their annual AGM meeting May 20th at 7:00 pm at JMR Electric boardroom. Open to all interested in any level of participation in helping the club please come out and show support for your Home Town Hawks 2014/15 S.O.J.H.L. Champions
Thu - May 21
  Tai Chi Introduction
The Canadian Tai Chi Academy will be conducting an introduction and first beginner class for all ages on Thursday May 21, 2015 at 9:30 am at Trivitt Memorial Anglican Church 264 Main St. South Exeter. Tai Chi is a complete whole body exercise that can be practiced anywhere, at anytime. Tai Chi has proven health benefits that will increase energy, improve flexibility, balance and mental agility. Classes will be held Mondays and Thursdays. Join Us! For information call: Paul Corcelli 519-235-3201
Fri - May 22
  Clinton United Church Yard Sale
Huge indoor/outdoor yard sale at Clinton United Church in Clinton on Fri. May 22 from 1pm-7pm and on Sat. from 8am till noon. Something for everyone.
Fri - May 22
  Lambton Film and Food Festival
The Lambton Film and Food Festival in downtown Forest will take place on May 22nd, 23rd and 24th, hosted at Kineto Theatre, which is operated by the Forest Kiwanis Club. Founded in 1917, Kineto on King Street is one of the world’s oldest operating theatres. The "Extreme Cuisine on King" dinner is already sold out, but you can still get movie tickets! Tickets for this weekend featuring critically acclaimed films are $10 each, or you can get a weekend pass to all 8 movies for $60. For ticket info, call Betty at 519-786-4879, or visit Kineto on Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights.
Sat - May 23
  Motorcycle Awareness Campaign
The "Lake Huron Steel Horse Riders" motorcycle riding club, in conjunction with the organizations known as A.B.A.T.E. (Association of Bikers for Awareness,Training and Education), and the Canadian Motorcycle Cruisers are taking part in a Motorcycle awareness Campaign. The kick off will be on May 22nd in Mitchell on Saint Andrew St. from 7pm to 9pm. Then on Saturday May 22nd Bikers will be set up in Exeter at Hansen's Independent from 10 until 2pm.
Wed - May 27
  Fidget Makers
Join the Fidget Makers at the last Wednesday of the month at the Exeter Library. May 27th and June 24th from 10am until noon. This social group makes activity aprons for those in our community suffering from dementia. Coffee and muffins are provided
Thu - May 28
  A night in the Spotlight
Attend "A Night In the Spotlight", SHDHS's annual year end show, sponsored by the Drama Council. Act 1 features many talented students from South Huron. Act 2 features our Sears Festival play, Scar Tissue (mature content advisory) by award winning Holly Clausius. Tickets are $10 or 2 for $15. Call SHDHS to reserve now. It takes place Thursday and Friday, May 28th and 29th at the South Huron District High School.
Thu - May 28
  Ladies Night Out in Exeter
Kick off summer with your girls at LADIES NIGHT OUT in Exeter on Thursday, May 28 from 4-9pm! Get the VIP treatment from over 25 participating businesses in Exeter. Enjoy prizes, food, extend hours & a chance to win a $200 shopping spree & more! For more information & to see who’s open late, LIKE "Experience Exeter" on Facebook & follow @Exeter_ON on Twitter!
Thu - May 28
  Stress-Free Business Management is Not a Myth
Run a better business simply by learning how to manage your stressors more effectively. It should be no secret that people make bad and rash decisions when feeling pressured and anxious. Sometimes, they even become immobilized and delay or avoid critical decisions. Learn how to channel your stressors and turn them from an impediment to getting business done, to a motivator in getting business done BETTER! It all takes place May 28th at the REACH Centre, Clinton, ON at 7:00pm - 9:30pm.
Fri - May 29
  Business by Design with Jim Niesen
Know The Facts! Starting A Business? Half of all business start-ups fail by their third year! Do YOU want to leave your business future and family's welfare to the flip of a coin? Attend this FREE seminar to gain valuable insight into starting and running a successful business and CONTROL your business destiny. The event is being held on May 29th at the Huron Business Centre, Seaforth, ON 138 Main St. S. at 10:00am- 4:00pm.
Sat - May 30
  Goderich Library Book Sale
The Goderich branch of the Huron County Library is having a book sale! Visit the library from May 30 to June 6 during branch hours. Cash only.
Sat - May 30
  Brussels Library Book Sale
The Brussels branch of the Huron County Library is having a book sale! From Saturday, May 30 until Saturday, June 6, at the library during branch hours. Cash only.
Sat - May 30
  Hensall Library Book Sale
Come to the Hensall Library book sale! Saturday, May 30 from 10am until 2pm. Cash only.
Sat - May 30
Join us in the evening for a program of stories and music in a beautiful outdoor setting. From 7:00 to 9:00 pm we're offering a mixed program of storytellers and musicians at the pavilion in MacNaughton Park, Exeter. Please bring your lawn chair or blanket. Admission by donation or pay what you can. In case of rain, program will be moved to the South Huron District Secondary School lunchroom at 92 Gidley Street E.
Sat - May 30
Sat - May 30
  Creative Arts Festival
Enjoy a Creative Arts festival, Saturday May 30th at the South Huron District High School. The Festival is a full day Arts event. It will consist of a variety of Creative Art Classes, an Empty Bowls Lunch event, and an evening full of Storytelling and Folk Music. More information on prices and times can be found at
Sun - May 31
  National Estonian Male Choir
The Bach Music Festival of Canada presents National Estonian Male Choir. It takes place, Sunday May 31, 2015 at 2pm at The Trivitt Memorial Church. Tickets Adults $10, Students $5. Tickets at or Festival Box Office, 264 Main Street, Exeter, 519-235-2565 Ext 223.
Sun - May 31
They are a group of developmental or physically challenged entertainers, who perform with dance and routines to musical songs for your enjoyment in the wonderful acoustic space of the CLINTON UNITED CHURCH, 105 Ontario St. on SUNDAY MAY 31 at 2:00 PM Tickets $15.00, 12 and under $5.00 At Groves TV and Appliances, Church office 519-482-9553 or Don@519-233-3133.