Arts, Culture and Heritage
Bruce Peninsula Hospital Foundation strives to lead the community in passionately supporting local hospitals in their pursuit to provide exceptional, rural care. BPH Foundation supports the capital priority needs of Grey Bruce Health Services for Lion's Head Hospital, Wiarton Hospital and the regional needs of GBHS.
The Hospital Auxiliary has 45 active members who volunteer in the Wiarton Hospital, the Gift Shop, entertain patients with music, provide Pet Therapy and host a variety of community events to assist the Hospital in every way possible in the interests of providing the best patient care.
Bruce County Library has facilities in each community, providing resources for every interest as well as meeting space for community groups.
The Artist's Co-op store in Owen Sound is a good place to find paintings, pottery, jewelry, sculpture, weaving by many local artists who also have studios throughout the area.
The Owen Sound Little Theatre stages a series of live plays and many musical events at their Roxy Theatre in Owen Sound.
The Tom Thomson Art Gallery in Owen Sound has a major collection of the famous artists work and many exhibits. Local galleries include the Deep Water Gallery in Wiarton, Bruce Peninsula Artist's Co op in Lion's Head, Circle Arts in Tobermory.
Volunteers have opportunities to socialize as they help others.
Youth 4-H clubs and the Fall Fair have farming community roots.