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Thursday, August 1, 2019

Fifties First Friday In Owen Sound

Owen Sound | by Claire McCormack  

This Friday, the 1950s will be back in downtown Owen Sound.

Downtown Owen Sound is taking a trip down memory lane.

People are encouraged to put on their 1950s garb and head downtown to Fifties First Friday.

On Friday August 2nd, from 6 to 9 p.m. Stores and restaurants will have deals throughout the downtown.

There will be a classic car show along Second Avenue East from 8th Street to 11th Street.

Entertainment will include a Barbershop Quartet, Rythmix and the Encore Men's Barbershop Chorus.

Organizers say the Highland Dames Roller Derby Team will be there passing out Coca Cola's new craft sodas.

People are encouraged to dress in their 50's best.

This is a rain or shine event and admission is free.

Participating Businesses include:

Heartwood Home
The Artist's Co-op
Sweetpea
Fulfords
Becker Shoes
All Things T
Lawson's
Jan's Candles & Gifts
Crown4Crown
Brigit's Pastry Cafe
Nathaniels Restaurant
Riverside Yarns
Best Coffee - Open until 8 PM
Canadian Mental Health Association - Shaved Ice Booth
Parson's Photo Source - 20% off all frames & deal on the Fuji XP 130
Jazzmyn's - Jayden Grahlman will be playing 8 PM - 12AM
D.C. Taylor Jewellers - Open until 7 PM, up to 60% off all giftware
Just A Cup - Open until 8 PM, buy 1 get 1 bubble teas or italian sodas, 4/$10 loose leaf teas
Grey Gallery - Open until 8 PM - Save the tax on exhibitions by Raquell Yang & Robbin McGregor
The Bleeding Carrot - open late with 50's menu item
The Bargain Basement - Open until 8 PM - 25% off bedding
barebirch - open late with draw for gift certificates
Community Waterfront Heritage Centre - setup in front of Sweetpea

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