Currently open
Tuesday 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Moreston Heritage Village
Currently open
Tuesday 11:00 am-4:30 pm
Currently open
Tuesday 10:00 am-5:00 pm

What's On

Pratie Oaten Irish Festival


Grey Roots celebrates its 8th annual Pratie Oaten Irish Festival in Moreston Heritage Village! The potatoes are dug and its time boil up a pot of  “lumpers” to make a batch of everyone’s favourite,

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!

Saints & Sinners: A Spirited History of Grey County

October 5th, 2013 - December 31st, 2017

This exhibit tells this story from the early days of our first settlers, to the wild days of Prohibition; from our highly successful breweries and distilleries to our secretive bootlegging operations and many things in-between.

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.

Halloween Super Science Show

October 28th, 2017 - October 28th, 2017

Join us for a spook-tacular day of crafts, story-telling, and an amazing Halloween Super Science Show presented by Safari Science! Tickets available soon!

Moreston by Candlelight


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.

Nels Maher Print Shop

Every Thursday from 1:30 - 4 p.m. you have an opportunity to view demonstrations and to ask questions when print shop veteran Doug Iles is on duty in the Nels Maher Print Shop.

Arrivals & Departures: The CPR in Grey County

June 27th, 2015 - December 31st, 2017
In 2011 Grey Roots was approached by Clive Morgan on behalf of the Bluewater Modellers, with a proposal to build a diorama representing the east side of the Owen Sound Harbour circa 1910.

Natural History

The Grey County Gallery presents the history of Grey County's people, against a backdrop of the County's natural features; its forests, farmlands, waters, and rocks. Presentations are made through static displays, film and hands-on computer station.

Local Heroes

Grey Roots has many wonderful stories of incredible people that have been part of the Grey County Legacy.  The front foyer of the Centre showcases five of our Local Heroes. 

Mid-Autumn Moon Celebration

Join us for Mid-Autumn Moon; a festival partnership with the Grey Bruce Chinese Culture and Heritage Association!

Seniors' Lecture Series: It's Me for the Inland Lakes

Folksinger and former marine museum curator Ian Bell presents a program of traditional songs and tunes from the days of sail on the Great Lakes, on guitar, concertina, banjo and harmonica. Ian will accompany his presentation with a slide show of historic images of ships, sailors and Great Lakes ports.

Seniors' Lecture Series: Mind Matters

A lecture on the benefits of adding relaxation and stretching to your daily routine to improve mood, memory and inflammation in the body. Laurie Caloren has been a fitness instructor for over 20 years and a yoga teacher for 9 years.

Seniors' Lecture Series: Sports Memories

Fred Wallace, veteran sports reporter, will present five local sports stories from his career which have stood out, for the heart, competitiveness and talent displayed by the athletes, and their impact on rallying the community together.

Fall Lecture Series: Battle of Passchendaele

2017 marks the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele, a seminal event in the military history of the County. Join George Auer who will be focusing on this battle during his talk. This presentation is part of our Fall Lecture Series taking place on Tuesday afternoons in November at 2:30 p.m. in our Theatre.

Fall Lecture Series: Superstorms of Ontario

Join David T. Chapman for 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.