You can Shop, You can Bop -
You can even shop 'til you drop!
Our 2018 FIFTIES 1st FRIDAY Shopping Event & Classic Car Show
returns to downtown Owen Sound on Friday, August 3rd. A large selection of vintage vehicles will be lined up and down Second Avenue East from 8th Street to 11th Street plus there will be fun fifties music, fun foods and so much more! Admission is free and everyone is welcome!
Are you an owner of a classic car, truck or motorcycle? If so, we would love for you attend our event! Registration is free and you do not need to pre-register, you simply register the day of the event. There will be draw prizes for registered cars. Registration starts at 5 pm and cars must be parked by 6 pm.
Note: We regret that dogs, with the exception of service animals, will not be permitted in the show area.
Be sure to visit these participating merchants
and enjoy FIFTIES inspired promotions and specials:
2nd Avenue Gallery
Stop by the gallery for their opening reception for their exhibit "The Return of the Feminine Essence"
- a showing of paintings by Hillie Bakker. The exhibit will run from August 3 to September 5.
All Things T
All Things T will be open from 10 am until 8 pm. Stop by and see the fabulous creations of their 60+ local artisans, ranging from fine art to locally produced treats. Many all-day in-store specials, including $ .50 cups of Earl Grey tea and coffee.
Stop by and browse the their beautiful home furnishings and accessories.
Be sure to stop by and check out their many in-store specials.
Birgit's Pastry Cafe
Love euchre? Don't miss their Fifties 1st Friday Euchre Tournament on Friday, August 3rd.
Casero Kitchen Table
Celebrate Fifties 1st Friday at Casero Kitchen Table with a delicious menu and wonderful summertime drink options.
Coates & Best
Coates & Best are celebrating Fifties 1st Friday with 20% off art supplies, napkins and picture frames.
Dr. Cobbler Shoes & Swirls
Don't pay the tax store wide (excluding Birkenstocks).
Scratch & Save 15-100% on regular priced items in the store plus there will be FRESH FUDGE for Fifties 1st Friday!
Guest artist Tak Ki Lai will be exhibiting his unique paper cuts made from recycled magazine pages.
Tak will be doing a demonstration, creating and assembling his intricate hand-cut butterflies on greeting cards starting at 5:30 pm
Heartwood Concert Hall
Celebrate Fifties 1st Friday at Heartwood Concert Hall with a modern day "Sock Hop!" Appropriate attire strongly recommended. Wear your best duds and shine up those dancing shoes. DJ Osound will transport us to an era gone by.
Advance tickets $10+s/c available online or at the Heartwood Home box office.
All plants will be 20% off plus there will be selected merchandise marked down 30 to 50% off. Rebecca's Pretty Green Hair Services will be doing "HAWT Roller Hair Do's" (check out Rebecca's event page for this!).
They will be celebrating the 50's style with massive selected 50% off sales within the store!
Jan's Candles & Gifts
Stop by and browse their selection of Fifties 1st Friday sales and promotions.
Making Grey Bruce Home
Making Grey Bruce Home Community Space will be transformed into a Cha-Cha tea house. Come join them.
All ages are welcome and no prior experience is required.
The Milk Maid
Celebrate Fifties 1st Friday at The Milk Maid. They have a wonderful selection of incredible cheeses and wonderful wines (and other beverages) that pair beautifully. They are also known for their amazing homemade scones, coffee, tea and much more!
Drop by NakdBasics and save 10% store wide all day!
Celebrate Fifties 1st Friday at Oregano Bistro and enjoy delicious food in a cozy, quaint atmosphere.
Owen Sound Artists' Co-op
Their popular photo booth with Parsons Foto Source is coming back and will have a fun photo adventure for Fifties 1st Friday!
Owen Sound Artists' Co-op - The Workshop
Come experiment with simple print making (no charge) or try wheel throwing clay with Kate McLaren ($20 for 20 minutes).
Parsons Foto Source
They will be shooting souvenir photos at the Owen Sound Artist Co-op from 5 to 9 pm
plus they will have in store specials at their store all evening.
Prosport Fan Shop
Be sure to stop by ProSport Fan Shop and save 20% off store wide.
Plus $2.00 from every purchase will be donated to Animal Angel Rescue.
Rapid Transit Motorsports
Be sure to stop by Rapid Transit Motorsports and check out their selection of automobile apparel, race car diecasts, car model kits, radio controlled cars, memorabilia and much more! All merchandise will be 20% off plus for each purchase made, Rapid Transit will donate $2.00 to Animal Angel Rescue.
The Rocking Horse
Their popular Kool-Aid stand is back for Fifties 1st Friday plus they will be offering button making for the kids! So much fun!
Salvation Army Family Services
Indulge your sweet tooth with a chocolate treat bag!
All proceeds from the sale of the candy bags will benefit the Salvation Army Family Services.
Scenic City Game Emporium
Stop by and save 50% off select board games plus you will receive a door prize ballot with your purchase.
Shear Impulse Hair Salon
9 am to 12 pm:
BOGO 30% off all Deva Curl Products
$10 off Deva Cut with Transformation Wash (regular $65 limited spots available)
12 pm to 5 pm
$5 off adult haircuts with complimentary scalp massage (regular $20)
5 pm to 9 pm
50% off facial waxing (regular $12)
Shoppers Clothing Company
Summer isn't over yet!! Save up to 60% off at their "Summer Blow Out Sale!" Get the top brands at the lowest prices!
Enjoy 10% off storewide plus all Ezze Wear will be 50% off!
Sweetpea Wholesome Baby
Stop in and take advantage of their summer clothing sale for babies and toddlers.
D.C. Taylor Jewellers
Don't miss the last two days of their Estate Sale where THEY pay the taxes! Come on in and check out these timeless pieces.