Eat. Drink. Savour Owen Sound!

Savour Owen Sound returns today for a delicious three-week run at participating restaurants throughout the City.

Choose from 11 restaurants offering dinner specials from $22 to $35. Each special includes a three-course meal as well as the chance to win a gourmet food basket featuring local products.

This year’s campaign features our highest number of participants, including Nathaniel’s, Casero Kitchen Table, the Avalon Jazz Lounge, Norma Jean’s, the Sweetwater Restaurant at Cobble Beach, The Curry House, Villa Nina Bistro, Elsie’s Diner, Shorty’s Grill, Harrison Park Inn, and Jazzmyn’s.

Savour Owen Sound is our winter food celebration highlighting local chefs and venues, andruns from February 19 to March 13.

Each week will have a draw prize of a gourmet food basket filled with delicious local goodies such as Kilannan beer, Maclean’s ale, Coffin Ridge’s ‘Forbidden Cider’, Meredith’s Ginger Syrup, Ironwood Coffee, ‘Buff’ sticks, Sapsucker Maple Water, cookbooks, mugs, shopping vouchers, and even a free lunch! Winners will be announced February 29, March 7, and March 15.

Make an evening of your Savour Owen Sound experience by enjoying one of the many events happening around town, including OHL hockey games, live shows at the Roxy Theatre, the Harmony Centre and Heartwood Concert Hall, and the Georgian Bay Concert Choir’s Variety Show.

Event details are available at:

Menus and prices are available at:

Source: City of Owen Sound Tourism Department



Learn to Network

Business Networking International (BNI) Sound Networking meets Each Wednesday 7:00 – 8:30 AM at Frog Ponds Cafe

Meet local business people and find out how networking is one of the most effective methods for marketing your business.
Visitors are always welcome, just call ahead to let us know you are coming 519-371-2622.

Business Enterprise Centre Workshops

Basics of Bookkeeping (Three part workshop)
Tuesday September 19th and 26th and Tuesday October 3rd, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Business Enterprise Centre Training Room $95 (HST included)
Facilitator: Jane Gallagher
This three part Bookkeeping Workshop will allow you to use the tools and information to confidently understand your financial statements and your own books. Class size is limited to 8 to allow a hands-on, individual learning opportunity for everyone.

Business Enterprise Centre Workshops

How to “Really” Start a Business
Wednesday September 20th, 9:00 am – 11:30 am, Bayshore Community Centre
FREE – Pre-registration is required
Facilitator: Cliff Bilyea
Discover the basic steps involved in starting a business, evaluating your idea, determining your market and basic rules and regulations. Attending the is workshop is mandatory for anyone applying to the Starter Company Plus Program.

Business Enterprise Centre Workshops

Introduction to Quick Books (Two part workshop)
Tuesday October 17th and 24th, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Business Enterprise Centre Training Room, $80 (HST Included)
Instructor: Jane Gallagher
The first session of Quick Books provides participants with an overview and access to a trial version of the program. The second session will be questions and answers to address specific issues. Knowledge of basic bookkeeping principles is required. Limited to 8, you must bring your own laptop. (This workshop does not cover the online version of Quick Books)


Phone: 519 371 7464
Fax: 519 371 4043
Address: 1240 2nd Ave E
Owen Sound, ON N4K 2J3

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