Friday, August 12, 2022

Arts & Culture

The Friends of the Meaford Library’s Summer Music Concert series is in full swing! Every Sunday, enjoy live music at the Rotary Harbour Pavilion. Admission is always by donation; don’t forget to bring your lawn chair. All proceeds go towards supporting the Meaford Public Library. While artists perform on a volunteer basis, the FOML organization is now offering an honorarium to support the rising cost of fuel, among other expenses. The Meaford Culture Foundation has provided $2,500 to make this...
You may have experienced Caribana Toronto, North America’s largest Caribbean festival, now Caribanna North is bringing that energy to southern Georgian Bay, with a roster of entertainment, family fun, food, drink, live music, and dancing. When two island gals, Kicha Holden and Hillary Burke, got to talking about where they came from (Jamaica and Trinidad), how they came to Collingwood and how important their culture is to their identity, the idea for Caribanna North was born. Dating back hundreds of...

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