New to Grand Bend’s Main Street Gallery

Written on September 17th, 2017 | Posted in Eat, Stay, ShopGrand BendMary's Musings

Water Colours Added to the Mix of Oil and Acrylic Paintings Exciting changes are taking place at the Art Gallery on Main Street in Grand Bend. Located in the “Sunroom” at 14 Main Street, the Gallery has been the home of Victor Alderson’s art for the past two years.  Now another artist, Mark McLean, has […]

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Become a Local for the Day

Written on August 22nd, 2017 | Posted in Eat, Stay, ShopGrand BendMary's Musings

Something new to do next time you visit Grand Bend – Tour the Shore  Discover the attractions of Lambton and Huron Counties during your time in Grand Bend!   Choose from a variety of tours featuring local wineries and breweries.  Tour the Shore with Smackwater Jacks and discover all the local hidden culinary destinations that […]

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The Sandbar Grill

Written on August 1st, 2017 | Posted in Eat, Stay, ShopGrand Bend

Get Marooned at The Sandbar Grill! The Sandbar Grill offers two options for outdoor living!  Sit on the sidewalk, enjoy a delicious Strawberry Daiquiri, and watch Grand Bend go by.  Or sit outdoors on their patio, behind the restaurant on the old roller rink.   The outside patio is covered in sand, with kids’ beach […]

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Broadway on the Beach

Written on July 21st, 2017 | Posted in Grand BendMary's Musings

An evening of show tunes and fun is planned for Grand Bend’s Beach, August 2nd, 7:00 p.m., presented by Grand Bend’s own Thomas Alderson alongside three other top young Canadian musical theatre performers.  Alderson grew up in the ’Bend and has often appeared on stage at Huron Country Playhouse. He was also seen frequently on […]

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An Evening of Harmony

Written on July 6th, 2017 | Posted in Grand BendMary's Musings

A Capella on the Beach  Keeping things harmonious is the goal of a Barbershop Chorus.  And who wouldn’t want to live in a world of harmony? Two of the best Barbershop Choruses in Ontario will be on the Rotary Stage at Grand Bend Beach Wednesday, July 19.  The Seaforth Harmony Kings and the Forest City […]

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All Shook Up 2017

Written on July 3rd, 2017 | Posted in ArchivesGrand Bend

All Shook Up: Funny, Corny, but with a Great Message    Put Elvis’ music together with the plot of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. Then add a message about diversity that we need to hear right now.  Love is love is love, no matter the race or sexual orientation. That message comes wrapped in a wonderful package […]

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Jonas & Barry in the Home

Written on July 3rd, 2017 | Posted in ArchivesGrand Bend

Better than a Hip Replacement    Another great Norm Foster comedy is on stage at Playhouse II in Grand Bend.  Foster, as I have often explained before, is Canada’s most prolific playwright.  His specialty is witty quips and clever conversation with recognizable characters creating plenty of laughs.  His latest Drayton Entertainment offering, Jonas & Barry […]

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Denny’s Drive-In

Written on June 17th, 2017 | Posted in Eat, Stay, ShopGrand Bend

Your car becomes a time travel machine, when you take it to Denny’s Drive-In at 86 Ontario St. S., (Highway 21) in Grand Bend.  Pull into the parking lot and suddenly you’re at a 1950’s drive-in restaurant, complete with fries, hot dogs and milkshakes. Owner Val Boland has re-created the good old days at her […]

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Romance Brings Leisa Way Back to Grand Bend

Written on June 12th, 2017 | Posted in Grand BendMary's Musings

Romance is bringing Leisa Way back to Grand Bend.  She will be on the beach July 5 with the love of her life.  But it won’t be an intimate affair for just the two of them.  She expects him to show up, along with about 400 other people! Leisa will be performing her show Oh, […]

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On The Beach in The ‘Bend this Summer!

Written on May 26th, 2017 | Posted in Grand BendMary's Musings

Wednesdays’ Familiar Favourites Sunset Concerts on the Rotary Stage at Grand Bend’s Blue Flag Beach 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.   July 5 – Oh, Canada, We Sing For Thee!  – Leisa Way and the Wayward Wind Band, celebrating Canada 150 with great Canadian hits!   July 19 – Seaforth Harmony Kings & Forest City Fire […]

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