Annual Events

Maple Syrup Festival
Saugeen Bluffs boasts the largest outdoor Maple Syrup Festival in Grey and Bruce counties! Bring your sweet tooth for maple taffy, free cider, frontier popcorn, and plenty of other tasty treats. Demonstrations and shows, live animals, rope-making, blacksmithing, black powder demonstrations, crafts, horse-drawn wagon rides, live entertainment, and plenty of kids' activities.
Park in Paisley and take a free bus to the event!
Adults $8 and Kids $3
Last weekend in March
10am-4pm
Paisley RAT Track
One of the premier motocross facilities in Ontario
May 16 & 17, 2015: TVR Club Race
Sept 20, 2015: Steel City Riders Club Race
1419 Concession 8, just North of Paisley
353-5900
info@rattrack.com
Rotary Music Jamboree
Brunch with all the trimmings, and music!
May 24 weekend
Rotary Park
River and Blues Festival
A weekend on the river celebrating great blues music. Three days filled with live music, and send the kids to the many workshops to learn to play the blues!
First weekend in June
Voyageur Canoe Races
Set up camp and go paddle on Friday, check out the North Canoe races and voyageur games on Saturday, and paddle the Saugeen on Sunday! Tent camping Friday and Saturday
First weekend in June
Rotary Park
353-3194
saugeenpaddler@gmail.com
Paisley Truck & Tractor Pull
Huge crowds attend the annual Paisley Truck and Tractor Pull event at the Heritage Farm near Paisley. The event features a modified farm tractor pull, as well as a super stock truck pull and an antique tractor pull.
Local trucks pull at 1pm, super/modified trucks and tractors pull at 5pm sharp.
Last Saturday in June,
Heritage Farm
2km south of Paisley on County Rd 3
Paisley Bass Festival
Registration for the 2nd annual smallmouth derby starts Saturday, July 11th at 3pm. Entry fee to this live release derby is $25. 1st place gets $1500, 2nd place gets $1000, and 3rd place gets $500. Good luck!
Second weekend in July
Awards July 12 at 2pm
Artists on the River
Stroll along Water street, and meet local Artists displaying their works! Water Street is closed to vehicles, but open to Artists and visitors during the festival!
Second weekend in July, 2015
353-5461
artistsontheriver@hotmail.com
Four Mills Tour
Step back in time every August and tour each of Paisley's four 19th century mills.
Second weekend in August, 2016
Paisley Beef Fest
Annual celebration of Bruce County beef! Come to the Palace on August Civic Holiday weekend for live entertainment, vendors market, slo-pitch tournaments, blind mud volleyball, steak eating contest, Beef Factor contest, animal shows, and free kids entertainment! Fireworks Sunday at diamond B, and open air dance on Sunday night.
August Civic Holiday weekend
froggy@bmts.com
Paisley Heritage Farm Show
Come and experience antique steam tractors, steam engines, tractor pulls, car & truck shows, craft shows, women's and children's programs, good food, and live entertainment!
Third weekend in August
2km South of Paisley on County Rd 3
Paisley Fall Fair
The Fair consists of all types of competitions for all ages in baking, flowers, preserves, quilts, crafts, fruits and vegetables, plus added children’s competitions for pets and decorated bicycles. We have 4-H shows in beef, dairy, and saddle horses and an extensive draft horse show covering several breeds.

The 2015 theme for the fair is Sunflowers & Sunshine! Your favourite activities are all here, including the Barry McTeer Memorial Skillet Throw, the Kids Pedal Tractor Pull, the Paisley Veterinary Services Pet Show, and of course the delicious BBQ Beef Supper on Sunday evening. Enjoy live performances from the Midnight Blue Band as well as John Leader & Friends. Visit the animal exhibits (come milk a cow!), learn about how we get our power, safely look at the sun through a telescope, and learn to make candles, rope, pottery, and hand-made bird feeders. Be sure to bring the kids to the Youth Entertainment Tent for special music, activities, and demonstrations! Say hello to the new Paisley Ambassador while you're here!
Second Sunday in September!
Paisley Late Night Shop & Social
Paisley's shops are open late with special deals and treats! Special sales start at 4pm and shops are open until 10pm.
3rd Friday in November
Santa Claus Parade
Our nighttime parade dazzles every year! Be sure to dress warmly when you come to watch! After the parade, head upstairs to the Community Centre to visit with Santa and have a hot chocolate or coffee. Bring your skates for a free skate after the parade!
Last Friday in November
Parade starts at 7pm

Arts and Leisure

Contact
Back Eddie's
Join us for a Friday night music jam or for one of our "Back Eddie's Presents" concerts. See our website for more notices for our next event!

Friday night Jam from 7:30-12
Check out our restaurant hours
660 Queen St S
353-4787
backeddies@bmts.com
Barbell's Fitness & Spa
Personal Training Studio with small group training and multi group fitness classes. A full service Spa with tanning and Infar Red Sauna
Barb Abell
302 Queen St
353-3488(FITT)
Centennial Library
The only thing better than the feel of paper under your fingertips is the sound of pages turning. But the Paisley branch of Bruce County Public Library offers so much more than simply lending books! Aside from book clubs and reading clubs for adults and youth, the Centennial Library can get you started on a geocache adventure, lend you a fishing rod,  guide you through starting new crafts and hobbies, and offer computer access. Stop in to see what other doors you can open with just your library card!

Tues & Thurs 1pm-6pm
Fri 12pm-6pm
Sat 10am-3pm
274 Queen St
353-7225
palib@brucecounty.on.ca
Cowan Canoe & Kayak
Cowan Canoe & Kayak Livery is the ideal spot for canoe and kayak rentals and purchases. Our prime location  allows paddlers several access points on the Saugeen River from which to launch and take out. Flexible start and shuttle times allow our customers to paddle at a time of their choice. Friendly, helpful staff as well as quality boats and gear help to ensure a safe and enjoyable cruise on the river.
361 Victoria St N
353-5535
cowancanoekayak@gmail.com
Keyzer's Fruit Farm
U-Pick fruits and vegetables!

Mon-Sat 8am-6pm
Sun 1pm-5pm
3584 Bruce Rd 1 Paisley
353-5211
keyzerfruitfarm@yahoo.com
MacNamara Gallery & Garden
This is truly a unique shop. As well as a goldsmithing studio and lapidary shop, MacNamara's represents a wide variety of talented Canadian artisans. The original works exhibited there include raku fired sculptural pottery, turned and carved wooden vessels, bronze caste sculptures, paper mache creatures, recycled glass wind chimes, stain glass hangings, lyrical wrought iron candle holders, hand blown glass item, and much, much more!
660 Queen St
353-5773
macnamara@bmts.com
Nature's MillWorks
A quaint shop with gifts, crafts, books, and art is great. A heritage flour mill dating back to the mid-to-late 1800's is even better! Hosting art shows, quilt shows, tours of the heritage mills in town, and providing fine dining by reservation? Now, that's impressive!! Check out the many events throughout the year. Also check out the website for more information, and to see photos of the restoration and repair of the mill.

May 1 to Sept 30: Open 7 days 10am-6pm
Oct 1 to Apr 30: Thurs-Mon 10am-6pm
Open all holidays except Dec 25th and Jan 1st
4575 Bruce Rd #1
RR#2 Paisley
353-4017
Treasure Chest Museum
Preserving the local history of Paisley and surrounding area.
Treasures from the 1850's to the present. Also check out our featured exhibits!
Tours are always welcome!

May 16 to July 1: Sat & Sun 11am-4pm
July 1 to Labour Day Weekend: 7 days a week 11am-4pm
Labour Day Weekend to Thanksgiving: Sat 11am-4pm and Sun 1pm-4pm
After Thanksgving by appointment or chance!
407 Queen St
353-7176

"Clubs and Sports"

Contact
Saugeen Paddlers Canoe Club saugeenpaddler@gmail.com
Paisley Figure Skating Club Heidi Maxwell
353-3194
Paisley Curling Club
A small club where good fellowship and good sportsmanship is the primary focus!
Greg McCullough
 353-5171
Arran-Elderslie Icedogs
Hockey
Mite/Tyke – Novice – Atom – Pee Wee – Bantam
363-9176
Lawn Bowling Bryan Webb
353-5823
Carpet Bowling
Starting October
Upstairs at the arena
Tuesdays at 1pm
Rick Trueman
353-5885
Shuffleboard
Starting October
Upstairs at the arena
Mondays at 1pm
Rick Trueman
353-5885

Regularly Scheduled Events Info
Bruce County Genealogical Society
Meetings are held in the Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre
2nd Monday of the month
1pm in the winter, 7pm April-Oct
Crokinole at Scone
Resuming April 1st, 2015 to continue until the end of December
1st and 3rd Wednesdays
7pm
Friendship Coffee Break
ministry for the ladies
3rd Tuesday of the month
9:30-11:30am
Immanuel Missionary Church
Legion Euchre Night
Mondays at the Paisley Legion, everyone welcome
Mondays at 7pm sharp
Starting the Monday after Labour Day
Legion Meetings
No meeting July or August
Legion bar hours: Thurs 3-8pm, Fri 3-11pm, Sat 3-8pm
3rd Wednesday of the month
Executive meets at 6:30pm
General Membership meets at 7pm
Legion Ladies Aux 1st Thursday of each month
7pm
Paisley Concert Choir
New choristers, women and men from high school age and better, are always welcome. Please call Helen Crysler at 353-4017 for more information
Wednesdays
6:30-9pm
Knox United Church
Paisley Farmer's Market
 Local, farm fresh fruit, vegetables, herbs and flowers, meats, baked goods, and preserves are offered weekly by Ontario Farmers. Also be sure to check out local artisans who display handmade crafts, jewelry, clothing, and more.
Saturdays from Victoria Day to Thanksgiving
9am-1pm
277 Queen St N
519-379-7284
paisleyfarmersmarket@gmail.com
Paisley Group of Alcoholics Anonymous Tuesdays at 8pm
at the United Church
Paisley and District Kinsmen 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month
Paisley Rotary Club Tuesdays at 6:30pm
Senior's 55+ Luncheon Last Tuesday of each month
12 noon
Immanuel Missionary Church
Seniors Coffee Break at the Legion Mondays
10-11:30am