Current Events

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Tue - Jul 01
  Optimist Canada Day Motocycle Cruise
East Williams Optimist Club 6th Annual Charity ride supporting Bravery Bead program at Children's Hospital Southwestern Ontario. Tuesday July 1st Cost $30. per rider includes rib dinner. Registration 11 am-noon at Nairn Optimist Park (5km south of Ailsa Craig, Ontario.En joy a ride of approximately 250km with stops of interest. Rib Dinner 5pm back at Nairn optimist Park. Rib Dinner Only $20. More info contact John Stokkermans 519-293-3433
Tue - Jul 01
  Canada Day South Huron
Celebrate Canada Day in South Huron at one or all of the FREE events throughout the day. From playing in a giant sandbox to jumping in inflatables, from enjoying delicious food to watching amazing fireworks - there is something for everyone on Canada Day in South Huron - Join Us!
Tue - Jul 08
  Adventures in Cooking
Classes are a hands-on fun experience for youth. Participants should expect to roll up their sleeves and get cooking together! All skill levels welcome. At Hensall United Church 2pm to 430pm on July 8th, July 22nd, Aug 12th, and Aug 26th. Please register with Miranda 519-238-1556 ext 222 or email
Fri - Jul 11
  Moffatt and Powell Charity BBQ
Moffatt and Powell Exeter is hosting a charity BBQ for Habitat for Humanity on July 11th from 10am until 2pm. Come out for food, games and raffles. They will match all cash donations made at the event.
Fri - Jul 11 -- Tue - Jul 15
  Behind the Bars
BEHIND THE BARS Interactive Evening Jail Tours Tuesdays & Thursday nights July 11th-August 29th 7pm-9pm (last entry at 8:30pm) Visit the Huron Historic Gaol, a designated National Historic Site, and hear true stories about the real prisoners and staff that experienced life 'behind the bars.' The Huron Historic Gaol is located at 181 Victoria St. N (Highway 21), Goderich. Call 519-524-6971 for more information about our summer programming. Special admission: $10 for adults, $5 for children, $25 for family, children under 5 and members are FREE
Sat - Jul 12
  25th Annual "Order of Alhambra" Golf Tournament
The 25th Annual "Order of Alhambra" Golf Tournament & Roast Pork Dinner takes place on Sunday July 12th, 2014, at Sandhills Golf Resort (9967 Port Franks Road) in Northville. Everyone is welcome to participate in this 2-person scramble event. $90.00 per person includes golf, entrance prize, cart, lunch, dinner, and many chances to win great prizes. Proceeds will further Alhambra's work with developmentally challenged, through various agencies in the area. For tickets contact Peter DeVet at 519-828-3357
Thu - Jul 17
  Life's a Slice
The Exeter BIA is holding the "Life's a Slice" fundraiser in support of community revitalization projects. You can buy a slice of pie for $2 on Thursday July 17th from 1:30 until 6p.m. at the Exeter Farmers' Market (Baldwin St. beside Trivitt Church).
Tue - Jul 22
  Cooking Adventure
Classes are a hands-on fun experience for youth. Participants should expect to roll up their sleeves and get cooking together! All skill levels welcome. At Hensall United Church 2pm to 430pm on July 8th, July 22nd, Aug 12th, and Aug 26th. Please register with Miranda 519-238-1556 ext 222 or email
Thu - Jul 24
Three days of bargins in Exeter! Enjoy incredible deals on the street, with special deals and new items inside. The Exeter BIA is hosting their annual Sidewalk Sale Days starting Thursday July 24th until Saturday July 26th. For more information contact Tom at 519-235-0442.
Thu - Jul 24
  Exeter Library Book Sale
Join us at the Exeter public library for our summer book sale! Come out and support your local library from, Thursday, July 24th- Saturday, July 26th during our branch hours. Great books for great prices. Cash only.
Thu - Jul 24
  Bach Festival presents the Beijing Angel Choir
The Bach festival is proud to present the Beijing Angel Choir at Trivitt Memorial Church on Thursday July 24 at 7pm. Tickets are only $10.00 to enjoy this once in a lifetime performance in support of one of South Huron's foremost cultural events the Bach Festival. Tickets are available at Trivitt Memorial Church, Ellison Travel, Godbolt Ciufo Insurance and the Exeter Animal Hospital or will be available at the door (pending availability).
Fri - Jul 25
  Exeter Tire & Auto Centre's Cruise Nite
Exeter Tire and Auto Centre invite you to the 6th Annual Classic Car Cruise Nite Charity BBQ. It takes place Friday July 25th from 5-9 p.m. at 120 Thames Rd. West. Enjoy classic cars, custom Rods, door prizes, and face painting for children. Proceeds from the event will help the Optimist Club Splash Pad Project in memory of Taylor Debruyn. For more information contact Joe Becker at 519-235-2597.
Fri - Jul 25
  Zurich Country Fair
Friday-BBQ supper and opening ceremonies (tickets in advance) Ambassador and Prince/Princess competition
Sat - Jul 26
  Family Fun Day- Kraft Hockeyville
Enjoy Family Fun Day at the Barn (Exeter Golf Club) on Saturday July 26th. There will be Beer Gardens, a photo booth, BBQ, and live entertainment. It's on from 2pm until 11pm, with the BBQ at 4:30 and a check presentation at 4p.m. Donations will be accepted at the door towards South Huron Optimist Hockeyville.
Sat - Jul 26
  MS Bike tour - Grand Bend to London
Join us for the 2014 MS Bike - Grand Bend to London, Canada's largest MS Bike event July 26th/27th! Starting from the Grand Bend Motorplex, you will cycle along the scenic rural roads between Grand Bend & London, before arriving at Western University where you will enjoy a massage, dinner, beer garden and motivating evening ceremonies before sleep in a comfortable residence. The next morning, enjoy a hearty breakfast before heading back up to the Motorplex for a finish line BBQ. For more information email or call 1-888-510-7777
Sat - Jul 26
  100th Birthday of Clinton's School on Wheels Museum
Celebrate the 100th birthday of Clinton's School on Wheels Rail car museum. Join staff, volunteers, and local dignitaries from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. on July 26th, 2014. Enjoy games, face painting, Thomas the Tank toys, refreshments, entertainment, a scavenger hunt, and of course, birthday cake. It's all free at the School on Wheels site in Sloman Park, on Victoria Terrace in Clinton. For more information call 519-565-2723 or visit
Sat - Jul 26
  Zurich Country Fair
Saturday-Parade 11am, midway,children's crafts, baby show,horse shows, petting zoo,penny sale, vendors,Elimination draw and dance with Whiskey Rain
Sat - Jul 26
  South Huron Trail Run
The popular South Huron Trail Run, part of the Runners' Choice Runpiker Series, is in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Huron. The run takes place at the scenic MacNaughton Morris Section of the South Huron Trail near Exeter. Enjoy the beautiful South Huron Trail while running competitively or just for fun. 400m Kids Run, 5km Trail Run and 8km Trail Run. Register online at For more information visit or e-mail
Sun - Jul 27
  Zurich Country Fair
Sunday-Jamboree and Horse show
Mon - Jul 28
  Vacation Bible School in Dashwood
Children ages 3-12 are invited to attend Zion Lutheran's Vacation Bible School in Dashwood. Join us each morning for fun filled activities beginning on Monday July 28-Friday August1 from 9 am-noon. Pre-register by emailing
Wed - Jul 30
  Grand Opening of Exeter Splash Pad
Wednesday July 30th is our GRAND OPENING celebration!! Plan to be there for a community BBQ and lots of splashing! It starts at 5:00 pm at McNaughton Park.
Thu - Jul 31
  Bayfield Beach Consultation
What is your vision for the Bayfield Main Beach? You are invited to a community meeting on Thursday, July 31 from 7 p.m. to 9p.m. at the Bayfield Town Hall. The Blue Flag Beach Management Committee is interested in hearing your views about the Bayfield Main Beach. Please help them identify local issues and needs relating to water quality, environmental management, safety and services. Light refreshments will be provided. Space is limited. To register, please contact Arlene Parker, Municipality of Bluewater, at 519-236-4351, extension 235.