Summer in the River District brings a long list of activities for anyone looking for a way to spend a summer day. The River District is bustling with people of all ages going in and out of the shops, sharing public space along the Sydenham river, and taking in the abundance of arts, culture, and natural beauty. The streets are lined with beautiful floral arrangements cascading from the lamp posts down to the sidewalks. When not exploring the unique shops and galleries, visitors to the River District find themselves taking in the patios that line the streets seasonally or one of the more permanent patios that offer a tranquil retreat or incredible rooftop views of the City.

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Jun
14
River District Community Playlist
Fall, Holidays, Spring, Summer, Winter
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May
3
Shop the River District
Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter
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Mar
10
Owen Sound River District local art scene
Fall, Holidays, Spring, Summer, Winter
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Feb
1
Support local restaurants, support your River District
Fall, Holidays, Spring, Summer, Winter
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Event image Kids Summer Camp - Street Style and Urban Fashion Mornings
Aug
8
Kids Summer Camp - Street Style and Urban Fashion Mornings
August 8 - 12, 2022
Summer
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Event image Kids Summer Camp - Clay Afternoons
Aug
8
Kids Summer Camp - Clay Afternoons
August 8 - 12, 2022
Summer
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Aug
9
BI-MONTHLY OPEN MIC!
Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter
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Event image Grey Gallery weekly drop-in life drawing
Aug
10
Grey Gallery weekly drop-in life drawing
Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter
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Band Poster
Aug
10
Jazzmyn's Open Mic
Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter
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Friday social poster
Aug
12
The Friday Social
Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter
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Aug
13
Owen Sound Farmers' Market
Fall, Holidays, Spring, Summer, Winter
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Event image Encaustic Monoprinting
Aug
13
Encaustic Monoprinting
August 13 - 14, 2022
Summer
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Event image URBAN SKETCHING AND PAINTING WITH WATERCOLOURS
Aug
14
URBAN SKETCHING AND PAINTING WITH WATERCOLOURS
Summer
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Event image Kids Summer Camp - Metalwork Mornings
Aug
15
Kids Summer Camp - Metalwork Mornings
August 15 - 19, 2022
Summer
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Event image Kids Summer Camp - Urban Mark-Making and Graffiti Afternoons
Aug
15
Kids Summer Camp - Urban Mark-Making and Graffiti Afternoons
August 15 - 19, 2022
Summer
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Event image Encaustic: Continuing the Journey
Aug
18
Encaustic: Continuing the Journey
Summer
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Event image Sculptural Encaustic
Aug
19
Sculptural Encaustic
August 19 - 21, 2022
Summer
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Event image HUMMINGBIRD PANEL -STAINED GLASS NOVICE
Aug
20
HUMMINGBIRD PANEL -STAINED GLASS NOVICE
Summer
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Event image KEEPSAKE BOX -STAINED GLASS NOVICE
Aug
21
KEEPSAKE BOX -STAINED GLASS NOVICE
Summer
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Event image PATTERNED TOTE - LINO PRINTING
Aug
21
PATTERNED TOTE - LINO PRINTING
Summer
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Event image Woodcarving Spoons
Aug
30
Woodcarving Spoons
August 30 - 31, 2022
Summer
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Band Poster
Sep
7
WAGLER / MILLER / TIELLI JAZZ TRIO
Summer
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Event image LEVEL 3 CLAY - 6 SESSION
Sep
13
LEVEL 3 CLAY - 6 SESSION
September 13 - October 13, 2022
Fall, Summer
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Sep
15
Sweetwater Music Festival - Britten & Brahms
Summer
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Band Poster
Sep
16
Sweetwater Music Festival - Community Concert
Summer
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Band Poster
Sep
16
Sweetwater Music Festival - Friday Night Prokofiev & Schumann
Summer
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Band Poster
Sep
17
Sweetwater Music Festival - The Fretless - Community Concert
Summer
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Band Poster
Sep
17
Sweetwater Music Festival - An Evening of 20th Century Classical
Summer
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Band Poster
Sep
17
Sweetwater Music Festival - Late Night Ahmed Moneka
Summer
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Band Poster
Sep
18
Sweetwater Music Festival - Next Wave Showcase - Community Concert
Summer
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Band Poster
Sep
18
Sweetwater Music Festival - Sunday Matinee The Fretless
Summer
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Event image Golf Fore Kids' Sake-Big Brothers Big Sisters of Grey Bruce
Sep
24
Golf Fore Kids' Sake-Big Brothers Big Sisters of Grey Bruce
Summer
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Sep
24
Jersey Seasons - A Tribute to Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons
Summer
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Band Poster
Sep
27
An Intimate Evening with Johnny Reid
Fall, Summer
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