Arts & Culture

Meaford Community Theatre AGM

mfd hall marchThe Annual General Meeting of the Meaford Community Theatre will be held at 7 pm, January 14, in the Terrace Room of Meaford Hall.

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Contra Dancers Expand Programming in Meaford, Owen Sound, and Durham  


A big year for the Grey-Bruce region’s contra dance community kicked off Saturday night in Owen Sound.  Fiddlefern Country Dancers are launching weekly Tuesday music sessions, monthly dance calling and musician workshops, a school traditional music program in Meaford, and a six-day, spring contra dance celebration April 28 through May 3.

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Corner Gas Star Coming to Meaford

Brent-Butt225You think there’s not a lot goin’ on
but look closer baby you’re so wrong

~Corner Gas Theme Song

Corner Gas star Brent Butt will visit Meaford on January 12 to share some of his stand-up comedy. His visit comes on the heels of the recent release of a movie version of his popular television show, and he shared with The Independent his thoughts about small towns, comedy, and turning a popular television show into a major motion picture.

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Special Guest For Library's Story Time


More than 100 children and parents were on hand at the Meaford Public Library earlier this week for a special visit from Santa. The group enjoyed songs, played with jingle bells, and Santa read from his favourite books.

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