CANCELLED – Midian Farm Film Screening and Benefit Concert
Any ticket holders to these and any future cancelled events, will receive a full refund at point of purchase. If you purchased a ticket in Heartwood Home, please take your ticket back to the store. Please give us a couple of days to organize the funds. If you purchased online at Eventbrite, we will slowly be processing refunds back to your cards. This may take a few days.
In the 1970s, a group of young, ambitious, ideological Torontonians moved to a farm near Orillia and created an intentional community where they lived self-sustainably for many years. They called it Midian Farm. One of the children born on that farm, Liz Marshall, grew up to become a filmmaker who broke onto the scene with her critically acclaimed The Ghosts in Our Machine.
Four members of the Midian Farm moved to Owen Sound afterwards to start families and find a new community: Don Wilkinson, Michele Lavin, and Mary Both, and Dick Both (rest in peace).
Renowned folk musician, Ken Whitely, who also lived on the Farm, will be coming to play his signature folk stylings in lead up to the film. Many have enjoyed Whitely’s sound over the years at Summerfolk, and he’s excited to return to Owen Sound to help celebrate the film. Following the screening, there will be time to socialize, ask questions and enjoy some snacks. The bar will be open for refreshments throughout the entire event.
Tickets are $15 +sc and proceeds will go to charity. There is a local family currently in need, who could use some help from the community. The Curley’s in Owen Sound have owned and operated the downtown business Awesome Blossoms until health problems have caused them to close the store ending their source of income. We decided to donate any profit from this event to them.
The Curleys – https://www.gofundme.com/f/bhvaf5-shelley-curley?utm_source=customer&utm_medium=copy_link-tip&utm_campaign=p_cp%20share-sheet&fbclid=IwAR02FsQzuosPliHWoOAwQRZkHlli46lQ7eSGc_EMmqU1vB_XaA85bptIDfo