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What's On

Castle Builder

May 27th, 2017 - January 6th, 2018

Builders of all ages are invited to explore, build and play in the traveling exhibition –Castle Builder! In this exhibit kids and their families are transported to a fanciful kingdom where they too can become castle builders, building their own toy castle brick by brick.

10th Annual Craft Show

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Hundreds of unique hand-crafted items from local vendors!

Moreston by Candlelight

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Join us in Moreston Heritage Village for an old fashioned Christmas! The historic buildings of Moreston, 1850s to 1940s, will be open and dressed in seasonal decor.

PA Day Adventures 2017 - 2018

So much fun, they won't know they're learning! PA Day Adventures at Grey Roots are fun and educational. We welcome children aged 5 to 10 to spend the day with us learning about our current exhibits through hands-on activities, visits through the galleries, games, and crafts.

A Time to Remember

November 1st, 2017 - November 30th, 2017
“There is no section of the whole Empire which gave everything possible for the cause more whole-heartedly than did the County of Grey." During the month of November, Grey Roots honours those who served the Allied Forces during the First and Second World Wars through the exhibition A Time to Remember.

Fall Lecture Series: Superstorms of Ontario

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Join David T. Chapman for a presentation on a wide variety of severe weather including thunderstorms, ice storms, wind storms, snow storms and solar storms all from the beautiful province of Ontario. This presentation is part of our Fall Lecture Series taking place on Tuesday afternoons in November at 2:30 p.m. in our Theatre.

Black History in Grey County

Black citizens have been a part of Grey County, since the very first non-Native settlers arrived in the northernmost part of the Queen's Bush. Some of these early pioneers were born in Canada, whilst others had only recently slipped the bonds of slavery in the Upper South.

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Grey Battalions in the Great War

Beginning of the European War

Great Britain declared war against Germany on August 4, 1914. The Dominion of Canada was a colony of the British Empire. As such, Canada automatically became at war with Germany too. Many Canadians, especially in Ontario, wanted to help.

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Nellie McClung Collection

Nellie Letitia Mooney was born on October 20, 1873 in Chatsworth, Ontario, a small village in Grey County, just south of Owen Sound. She was the daughter of John Mooney from Tipperary, Ireland, and his wife, Letitia McCurdy of Dundee, Scotland.

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