Current Events

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Wed - Jul 01
  Canada Day South Huron
There will be a ton of events throughout South Huron to celebrate Canada Day, Wednesday July 1st. Below are the list of events: Sandhills /Giant Sandbox (Bring a bucket, shovel, etc) Roller Blading/ Roller Skating Arena Floor (helmets and safety equipment required) Exeter Splash Zone McNaughton Park All Day. Dunk Tank Recreation Centre Throughout the Day. Legion Ladies Auxiliary Breakfast -Adults: $7 , Children: $4 (6-12yrs old), $20: Family of Four (2 adults / 2 children), 5 & under FREE No advance tickets required Agricutural Building 8am - 11am Car Show South Huron Rec Centre Ball diamonds 9am - 4pm Touch the Tractor South Huron Rodeo Ring 9am - 4pm Dashwood Optimists Food Booth Centennial Soccer Field 9-4 Motorcycle Show and Shine (No cost to participate) Victoria Street East, Exeter (Free Admission. Park your bike and view all the other bikes) 9am - 4pm Decorate Your Bicycle Recreation Centre 10am Pickleball Tennis Courts 10:30am - 12pm Face Painting with Clownette Annie Agricultural Building 11am - 1:30pm with Clownette Annie Inflatables South Side of Agricutural Building 11am - 3pm Exeter Lions Food Booth 11am - Dusk Exeter Lions Seniors Centre with Music by Douger the DJ South Huron Rec Centre Auditorium 12pm - 2:30pm Giant Water Spray (Firetrucks) Exeter Elementary School 12pm - 1pm South Huron Fire Fighters Association Radar Hour (Clock your throw against radar) Fastball diamond 1pm-2pm Huron County OPP and Canada Day Committee Family and Kids Craft South Huron Rec Centre Foyer 1pm to 3pm Running of the Balls Near Skateboard Park 1:30pm Free Swim Exeter & Kirkton Pool 2pm - 3:30pm & 6:30pm - 8pm Free Swim Exeter Wading Pool (Victoria Park) 2pm - 4pmIndoor -Archery South Huron Rec Centre Auditorium 3pm to 5pm Roast Beef Dinner -Advanced Tickets Only -Adults: $15 -Children: $8 (7-12) -No takeout Exeter Legion 5pm to 7pm Exeter Legion 519-235-4156. Music Ball Diamond #2 7pm - Dark Canada Day Boot Drive All Entrances 7pm - Dark Canada Day Fireworks are funded by the previous years donations Concession Stand / Glow Sticks, etc Agricultural Building 8pm - Dark Big Brothers / Big Sisters of South Huron Canada Day Family Fireworks Rear of South Huron Recreation Centre Dark (approx. 10pm) South Huron Fire Fighters Association More @
Wed - Jul 01
  Canada Day Celebrations & Fireworks Grand Bend
Enjoy day-long activities starting at 11am through to 10:30pm. Featuring a children’s giant colouring mural, live music with a headliner band and fireworks at 10pm. Grand Bend – Main Beach 519-238-2001 - -
Wed - Jul 01
  7th Annial Canada Day Motorcycle cruise
East Williams Optimists 7th Annual Canada Day Cruise supporting Bravery bead Program at Children's Hospital of Southwestern Ontario. Wednesday July 1st Approx 250 km ride Cost $30.00 per rider includes rib dinner. Children 12 and under $10.00 Dinner only $20.00 Dinner at 5pm Registration 11:00 am -12:00 noon at Nairn Optimist Park (5Km south of Ailsa Craig, Ontario.) more info
Thu - Jul 02
  Kirkton Library Summer Reading Program
Kirkton Library Summer Reading Program -TD Summer Reading Program Engage in reading through play, crafts, and games this summer! Thursdays at 1:00pm June 29-Aug 21 Ages 4-12 Registration required
Fri - Jul 03
  Exeter Library's Summer Reading Program
Exeter Library's Summer Reading Program -TD Summer Reading Program Engage in reading through play, crafts, and games this summer! Fridays at 1:00, 2:00 and 3:00 June 29-Aug 21 Ages 4-12 Registration required
Fri - Jul 03
  Bayfield Vettefest
Friday night cruise leaves Clan Gregor Square at 7pm. Saturday morning Firemen's Breakfast 8am-11am with all-day Corvette show. 519-565-2020 - -
Sun - Jul 05
  Family Fishing Derby & Ontario Family Fishing Event
Family fishing events that do not require the otherwise mandatory fishing version Outdoors Card. Falls Reserve is also a loaner site for the OFAH Tackleshare program where children and new anglers can sign out a rod and reel and an assortment of tackle, the same way they would borrow library materials. Prizes available for youth at the fishing derby. Falls Reserve Conservation Area, 80900 Falls Reserve Line, Benmiller 519-524-6429 or 1-877-325-5722 - -
Mon - Jul 06
  Golf For A Cure- Women's Golf Tournament
"Because one round can make a difference!" Ironwood Golf Club is hosting the Golf for a Cure ladies golf tournament on July 6th, in support of breast cancer. Sponsored with Golf Canada and the Canadian Cancer Society, there is a 9:30 shotgun start. Women are invited to come with their girlfriends to play, decked out in pink and with their golf carts decorated in pink. There will be golf, a meal and prizes. Entry & pledge forms can be picked up at Ironwood, from Karen, or online at
Thu - Jul 09
  Book Sale Exeter Library
The Exeter Library is having a Book Sale. It takes place all weekend from Thursday, July 9th until Saturday July 11th.
Thu - Jul 09
  Exeter Library's Book Sale
Exeter Library's Book Sale takes place from July 9-July 11.
Fri - Jul 10
  Wind and Water Festival Bayfield
Save the date! Plans are underway for a new event in Bayfield. The Bayfield and area Chamber of Commerce present the festival July 10th to the 12th. Paddle Board at Windmill Lake, water activities and more.
Sat - Jul 11
  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. July 11, August 29.
Sat - Jul 11 -- Wed - 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 11
  Get Out on the Water
Ontario Sailing and RowOntario are having a FREE Try-it Day at Grand Bend Yacht Club on July 11, 2015. See for more details and to register for your free booking. This event is happening throughout Ontario starting June 20, 2015 to promote water sports. July 11 will be a public open house at Grand Bend Yacht club to provide you with info. about sailing and our club.
Sat - Jul 11
  Lucan Baconfest
BACONFEST is coming to Lucan July 11 10am Sat-1am Sun @ Market St Park Hog Town Cycles Lucan Legion food @ Market St Park and food trucks at municipal Parking lot @Legion Car and Bike show noon - 4pm Beer Tent and Bands @Market St Park 10:30-3 Strong Man and Woman Competition Colouring Contest Bouncy Castles, face painting, games and events 10-3pm Vendors Village @Hog Town Cycles 10-3pm Live Music all things 'Bike' -vendors, apparel, Bikini Wash Middlesex Pork producers & The Whole Pig Double D's Food Cart $5 Walking poker run starting at Lankin's FOR MORE DETAILS on FACEBOOK - BRIDGET @ lucanbiddulph OR TERESA @ hogtown
Sat - Jul 11
  Alhambra Golf Tournament
The 26th Annual "Order of Alhambra" Golf Tournament & Roast Pork Dinner takes place on Saturday, July 11th, at Sandhills Golf Resort in Northville. Everyone is welcome to participate in this 2-person scramble event. A $90.00 ticket includes golf, entrance prize, cart, lunch, dinner and many chances at some great prizes. Proceeds will further Alhambra's work with the developmentally disabled, through various agencies in our area. For tickets and a registration time, please contact Frank Devet 519-828-3328 or
Sun - Jul 12
  South Huron Trail Run
The South Huron Trail Run, part of the Runners' Choice Runpiker Series, takes place at the scenic MacNaughton Morris Section of the South Huron Trail near Exeter Sunday July 12th. 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, e-mail or call 519-237-3554. In support of Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Huron.
Mon - Jul 13
  Bach Music Festival of Canada
Bach Music Festival of Canada Concert: J.S. Bach's "Goldberg" Variations, BWV 988: A Look at the Holy Trinity featuring: LEOPOLDO ERICE Venue - Trivitt Memorial Anglican Church, Exeter Time 8:00pm Ticekts $25 Adults, $20 Students 519-235-2565 ext 233 or visit our
Tue - Jul 14
  Bach Music Festival of Canada
Bach Music Festival of Canada Concert: Barn Dance Historical Society Date: Tuesday July 14 Venue: Trivitt Memorial Anglican Church, Exeter Time: 8:00pm Tickets: $25 Adult $20 Students call 519-235-2565 ext 223 or visit our website
Wed - Jul 15
  Knox Summer Concert Series
Join us on Wednesday, July 15 at 12 noon to enjoy an organ recital of the Director of Music at Knox Goderich, Cedric Abday. Mr. Abday holds both a Master's Degree and a Performer's Certificate in Organ Performance and will delight us with the beautiful sounds he creates. The recital is free of charge. Following the recital, come downstairs for a light, delicious lunch for the low price of $8.
Wed - Jul 15
  Family Picnic at the Exeter Splash Pad
The South Huron Optimist Club is hosting a family picnic Wednesday July 15th to officially open the playground and Cody's Corner. Details can be found on the South Huron Optimist Club Facebook page.
Wed - Jul 15
  Bach Music Festival of Canada
Bach Music Festival of Canada Date: Wed July 15 Concert: Echoes of Bach, Featuring: Reverb Brass Venue: Trivitt Memorial Anglican Church, Exeter Time: 8:00pm Tickets $25 Adults, $20 Students call 519-235-2565 ext 223, or visit our website
Thu - Jul 16
  Bach Music Festival of Canada
Bach Music Festival of Canada Date: Thurs July 16 Concert: A Summer Evening Featuring: Bach Festival Chamber Choir and Orchestra Venue: Trivitt Memorial Anglican Church, Exeter Time: 8:00pm Tickets: $25 Adults, $20 Students call 519-235-2565 ext 223 or or visit our website
Fri - Jul 17
  Bach Music Festival of Canada
Bach Music Festival of Canada Date: Friday July 17 Concert: Youth Arts Program Showcase Time: 7:30pm Tickets: $10 ADULTS $5 STUDENTS call 519-235-2565 ext 223 or or visit our website
Sat - Jul 18
  Bach Music Festival of Canada
Bach Music Festival of Canada Date: Saturday July 18 Concert: St Matthew Passion Conducted by: Gerald Fagan Venue: Rec Centre (Exeter arena) Time: 7pm Tickets: $30 Adult $25 Students call 519-235-2565 ext 223 or or visit our website
Mon - Jul 20
  Learn to Sail Boom School
Grand Bend Yacht Club is hosting Boom School for Children 8 to 14 years of age. They can learn water safety and sailing basics from Ontario Sailing's mobile boom school. July 20th to 24th, all day Monday to Friday. Contact to register. Cost is $400 per child
Fri - Jul 24
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  Exeter Tire & Auto Centre 7th Annual Classic Car Cruise Nite & Charity BBQ
Exeter Tire & Auto Centre invite you to their 7th Annual Classic Car Cruise Nite & Charity BBQ, on Friday, July 24th from 5pm-9pm at Exeter Tire and Auto Centre. There will be classic cars and custom rods, door prizes,a barbeque and face painting. Proceeds will benefit the Thames Road Pavilion Project in Memory of Taylor Debruyn. Exeter Tire & Auto Centre is at 120 Thames Road West in Exeter. For more info, you can call Joe Becker at 519-235-2597 or Marty Debruyn at 519-237-3733.
Sat - Jul 25 -- Sun - Jul 26
  MS Bike
Join us as we celebrate 25 years of commitment to ending MS at the MS Bike Grand Bend to London, one of Canada’s largest tours! Starting in the Grand Bend Motorplex, you will cycle along quiet rural roads between Grand Bend and London. Enjoy a fun evening of dinner, awards, inspiring ceremonies and a restful sleep at Western University. You will finish your ride on Sunday back at the Motorplex with a massage and BBQ. If you’re part of a team that is interested in welcoming new teammates, please contact Amanda Travnicek at 1-888-510-7777 xt. 3304 or Grand Bend to London July 25-26, 2015 Location: Grand Bend Motorplex, 70292 Grand Bend Line (Hwy 81) Early Check-in Date: Friday, July 24, 2015 Early Check-in Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm Early Check-in Location: Grand Bend Motorplex For more information, contact MS Bike Staff: - 1.888.510.7777
Fri - Jul 31
  Business By Design
Business By Design with Jim Niesen: This workshop is primarily intended as an overview for people who are interested in starting a business - especially for the first time. The workshop will provide a brief introduction to business start-up and planning and cover such topics as business name registration, marketing and business planning. Cashflow forecasting will be introduced but not covered extensively. 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. Call 519-527-0305 to Pre- Register. It takes place 10am -4pm at the Huron Business Centre.