The Writes of Spring at The Avening Hall
Lions, lambs & songs from the hands of Tim Baker, Amelia Curran, Donovan Woods & Hawksley Workman
A night of music and conversation at the Avening Hall. Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 8 pm.
Tim Baker is the writer and frontman of acclaimed Newfoundland group, Hey Rosetta!. The Juno nominated singer is best known for his intimate, poetic lyrics and powerful live vocal delivery, garnering Hey Rosetta! multiple awards along with their numerous sold-out Canadian tours.
Amelia Curran is a … Read More
Susanna Moodie – Fact and Fiction
Join Purple Hills Arts and Heritage Society as they discuss the facts and fiction behind Canadian pioneer and writer Susanna Moodie. Guests Cecily Ross, author of “The Lost Diaries of Susanna Moodie“ and Michael Peterman, a scholar of all things Moodie will have a moderated conversation about Moodie and the value of the different approaches to telling her story. Everyone is welcome. Tea and treats will be served before and after the talk. Doors open at 1:30. Talk begins at … Read More
The Writes of Spring
Due to popular demand the Avening Hall has added a second Writes of Spring show on Monday, May 1. TICKETS HERE.
This intimate sit-down concert will be full of great music and lively conversation with some of Canada`s best loved songwriters.
Tim Baker is the writer and frontman of acclaimed Newfoundland group, Hey Rosetta! Amelia Curran is a Juno Award winning singer-songwriter from St. John’s, Newfoundland. Donovan Woods was raised in the small city of Sarnia, Ontario, to the sounds … Read More
Happy Bird Day
Each spring Creemore has lots of visitors passing through. They come from all over the United States as well as Central and South America. Who are these visitors? Birds like the Rose-breasted Grosbeak, the Peregrine Falcon, the Bobolink and many more. On Saturday, May 13 we invite you to visit too as we celebrate the migration of our feathered friends and the beautiful countryside they use as a stopover on their cross-continental journey. Pop into the village and pick up … Read More
Creemore Springs Turas Mor
Join us in Creemore, ON for a truly unique bike tour. Inspired by the vintage rides of Europe, Turas Mór – meaning ‘Great Journey’ in Gaelic – is a 2 route cycling journey on gravel and non-gravel roads through the rolling hills of Creemore.… Read More
Creemore Vintage Festival
Come to Creemore on Saturday, May 27th for all things vintage and you’ll be transported to an era of a time gone by. Enjoy vintage clothing, independent retailers, off-the-beaten path finds, artisanal coffee, a famous craft brewery, live music and a vintage cycling ride.There’s so much to do and see at this free event.… Read More
Jigs and Reels
A Purple Hills Arts & Heritage Society Fundraising Dinner
Saturday, May 27, 2017
Station on the Green in Creemore, ON
Join our charitable organization for a fun, delicious and social evening that will help raise funds for community arts and heritage events and programs.
The evening begins at 6 p.m. with a cocktail hour and a fiddle and guitar trio. At 7 p.m., enjoy a meal lovingly prepared by Purple Hills volunteers including Marie Riviere who will bring in the … Read More
Creemore Choral Festival
Since the dawn of time singing has brought people together. Raising voices in song elevates our mood and strengthens our community.
In 2017 the Creemore Choral Festival presents the choral music from two ‘Golden Ages’: the reigns of Elizabeth I and II. These two monarchs have inspired a wealth of sumptuous choral music, from the triumphant sounds of coronations in Westminster Abbey to the more intimate singing of secular songs in private homes. The musical legacy of the ‘two Elizabeths’ … Read More
Joel Plaskett and the Emergency at The New Farm
Once again the New Farm is delighted to bring together the best music, the best food and the best audience for a magical night in the barnyard. This year our event is part of our Farms for Change partnership with
All proceeds will be used to buy fresh organic produce from local farmers for
and for food banks in south Georgian Bay.
BIA Founders’ Dinner
Join the Creemore BIA on Tuesday, June 20, as we celebrate 30 years of dedication to the beautification and promotion of Creemore’s downtown. Enjoy a farm-to-table dinner prepared by local chefs using local ingredients and served with regional wines, ciders and Creemore Springs Beer. Guest speaker will be John Wiggins sharing his insight into marketing the small town experience.
Doors open at 5:45 pm, Event begins at 6 pm
Available at Creemore 100 Mile Store, MidWest Metals, Heirloom … Read More
Canada Day in Creemore
9:30am – Street Hockey – Veterans Way in front of the Legion.
11am-1pm – The Creemore Ladies Auxiliary Canada Day Brunch at the Legion.
1pm-3pm – Harold Crawford Memorial Kids Bike Parade from Mill St. Park to Legion.
1pm – 3pm – Ladies BBQ at the Legion Olde Thyme Games Three Legged Sack Race Egg and Spoon Race Scavenger Hunt, Water Balloon Toss Lawn Bowling, Ring and Bean Bag Toss. Face PaintingParticipants will receive a special 150th Anniversary of Confederation … Read More
Creemore Valley Classics
Join us for the 10th Creemore Valley Classics on July 15th in the Village of Creemore. See a display of the finest vintage cars, trucks and motorcycles in Southern Ontario. This year, over 700 historic vehicles will take the scenic route to Creemore to display and enjoy a day of classics lining historic Mill Street. Take a brewery tour, enjoy live music and entertainment and checkout a collection of independent shops and eateries before the awards ceremony at 4pm. … Read More
Creemore Children’s Festival
The Creemore Children’s Festival began in 2011 as a small multi-disciplinary arts festival intended to play host to young families living in and visiting our area. It is a community-minded, not-for-profit event designed to empower children by inspiring their imaginations and broadening their creative minds through exciting, interactive play. Geared to children of all ages, our volunteer driven activities, demonstrations and sponsored performances are grass-roots and all about getting back to the basics of family fun.
Though our wee Festival … Read More
Copper Kettle Festival
There’s a Party Brewing…Join us for some good old fashioned fun and help celebrate the brewery, the town and the beer! There will be live music, great food, drink, brewery tours, kids’ activities, classic cars, farmers market & much more.
Avening Hall concerts during Small Halls Festival
Visit the ACC north during the annual celebration of Clearview`s Small Halls. See Jeremy Fisher on Friday, September 29 and NQ Arbuckle on Saturday September 30. Tickets are $25 in advance. Available at www.aveninghall.com or at The Creemore Echo.… Read More
Horse, Hound and Harvest Parade
See the horses & hounds of Toronto & North York Hunt as they parade through the village starting at 11 a.m. Enjoy the last regular farmers’ market of the year and apple pie contest at Station on the Green. Great shopping and more. Please join us!… Read More
Blackie and the Rodeo Kings at the Avening Hall
Blackie and the Rodeo Kings originally formed in 1996 when Colin Linden, Stephen Fearing and Tom Wilson came together to record what was suppose to be a one- off tribute album to the great Canadian songwriter Willie P. Bennett. At the time, all three members were deeply committed to burgeoning solo careers that they had no intentions of putting on hold, and had no plans to turn Blackie into an ongoing concern.
Now twenty years later, 8 albums , one
Creemore BIA Annual General Meeting
This is a very important meeting of the Creemore BIA.
It is the final opportunity for members to have an impact on the constitution to go to Clearview Council. To see the most recent draft of the BIA Constitution click here.
An agenda and reports will be posted online at Clearview.ca by Friday, November 10.
After the meeting there will be a social time to include a potluck meal – sign up to bring an item here.
For information on … Read More
The Sadies at Avening Hall
The Sadies bring their signature blend of country, psychedelic, rock and surf to the Avening Hall on Friday, March 23. The group, having worked with performers such as Gord Downie and Neko Case have built their reputations as musicians’ musicians. Always at the top of the list when discussing musical chops and live intensity, The Sadies are now more intent than ever on making their mark as songwriters. In one turn as heavy as a sledge, and on the other … Read More