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Sunday, June 5, 2011

Doors Open In Owen Sound

Owen Sound | by Bayshore News Staff  

Owen Sound's heritage is open for both residents and visitors to see this weekend.

Owen Sound's heritage is wide open for both residents and visitors to see this weekend.

Owen Sound is holding its annual Doors Open event, where a number of the area's environmental, historical and architectural sites will be open to the public and free of charge to explore.

This year is the 10th anniversary of the larger Doors Open Ontario and to celebrate, the city is putting a number of old favourites and new sites on the roster.

New sites include the Historic Harbour Wall featuring Art Banner artists and the McQuay Tannery Seniors Centre.

A number of the sites will feature special events including backstage tours, guided tours, exhibitions and organ recitals.

The annual Veteran's Commemoration Day events at the Billy Bishop Home and Museum is also part of the event.

There are also art exhibitions around the City Scenic.

The event has been running since 2003 and has attracted thousands not only from Grey and Bruce Counties and Ontario, but international communities as well.

Doors Open will continue today from 10 AM to 4 PM.


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