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Film festival video shot along Grand River in Fergus July 14

FERGUS - If you saw a drone flying above the Grand River in Fergus last week, it was another film shoot in town.

Fun in Fergus

Fun in Fergus

Musical entertainment and bounce castles were among the attractions at a Family Fun Day held at the Mission Thrift Store in Fergus on July 15.

Spring Swing

Spring Swing

The Victoria Park Seniors Centre recently held its Spring Swing Dance at the Elora Legion. Music was supplied by the Greytones, a local golden oldies band.

Farewell open house held for Elora Gorge Cinema owners; new owners have local connection

Farewell open house held for Elora Gorge Cinema owners; new owners have local connection

ELORA - While The Last Waltz may have been playing July 9, the show and the Elora Gorge Cinema will go on.

Fireworks festival a success

Fireworks festival a success

Lots of events at this year's Mount Forest Fireworks Festival.

Harriston Street Party set for Aug. 12

HARRISTON - The Town of Minto is preparing for the third annual Harriston Street Party on Aug. 12.

Elora band to make Riverfest debut

ELORA - Elora-based rock band Tipping Point will be hitting the Riverfest stage for the first time on Aug. 19.

Guild casting for Sleeping Beauty musical

HARRISTON - The Grey Wellington Theatre Guild is seeking actors, singers and dancers from youths to adults for the cast of the musical Sleeping Beauty.

Drayton Entertainment’s Harvest reaps laughter and empathy

Drayton Entertainment’s Harvest reaps laughter and empathy

DRAYTON - A scenic drive to the Drayton Festival Theatre, past beautiful farmlands and grassy pasture, helps to set the scene for Harvest.

Highland dance

Highland dance

Dancers from the Blue Bonnet Lassies School of Highland Dance competed at the Kincardine Scottish Festival on July 8.

Drayton Entertainment renames theatre venue

CAMBRIDGE - Alex Mustakas, Artistic Director of Drayton Entertainment, announced on July 11 the Dunfield Theatre in Cambridge will be renamed the Hamilton Family Theatre in recognition of the sustained support of local philanthropists John and Terry Hamilton.

One room schools in Guelph-Eramosa celebrated as part of Canada’s history

One room schools in Guelph-Eramosa celebrated as part of Canada’s history

GUELPH - One room schools are a thing of the past but they are still remembered by the many students and teachers who are a part of their history.

Belwood resident wins $100,000

Belwood resident wins $100,000

$100,000 winner - Bonnie Tetrault of Belwood said yes to Encore and won $100,000. Tetrault matched six of the seven winning numbers.

Longtime county resident turns 100

Longtime county resident turns 100

ROCKWOOD - Longtime Wellington County resident Edna Grace Lush is celebrating her 100th birthday on July 25.

Fireworks Festival Soap Box Derby

Fireworks Festival Soap Box Derby

Derby drivers - The first ever Mount Forest Fireworks Festival Soap Box Derby on was held July 16. About 10 racers competed in head-to-head heats on Princess Street. Photo by Patrick Raftis

Metro Ontario celebrates Canada’s multiculturalism with free concert in Guelph

TORONTO - As Canada celebrates its 150th birthday, Metro Ontario is combining the tastes and sounds of local communities to celebrate those cities that have transformed this country via its Homegrown Tour. The tour, which is stopping in seven cities across Ontario throughout the summer, will include a food and music experience in Guelph on July 27.
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