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Sun. 1 Jul, 2018

Heritage Art Contest

Fri. 4 May, 2018 6:00 pm - Tue. 31 Jul, 2018 12:00 pm

Town Of Newmarket Heritage Art Contest

Announcing the Town of Newmarket’s 2018 Heritage Art Contest.  Focus on the heritage of the Town of Newmarket. This may include, but is not limited to, the Municipality’s culture, society, economy, history, significant events, architecture or natural environment (past or present). The contest is open to all residents of the Province of Ontario.

Artwork will be on display the first week of May until July 31, 2018.

Elman W. Campbell Museum or at the Newmarket Recreation and Culture Department, 395 Mulock Drive, Newmarket. For more information call (905) 953-5314 ext. 2831 or visit Newmarket.ca/museum.

Pastel Artists Canada

Thu. 10 May, 2018 6:00 am - Sat. 4 Aug, 2018 12:00 pm

May 10 – August 4, 2018

Pastel Artists Canada

27th Annual Juried Exhibition & Sale

Join us for a number of events planned during the exhibition:

Artist Reception- Awards Presentation & Silent Auction: Sat May 26: 1 – 4

Paint around Event: Tues May 29: 1 – 2 pm

Ways of Seeing Art Talk: The Pastel Story: Pigment & Art talk with Suzanne Godbout: Wed May 30: 6 – 7:30 pm

Guided art tours with Master Pastel Artists Ruth Rodgers, Kathy Hildebrandt and Robin Nyikos:

Mon May 28:  12 – 12:30 pm

Fri June 1st: 11:30am – 12 pm

Wed June 20: 1 – 3 pm

Pastel Artist Docent in the Gallery – Jennifer Assinck

May 16, 1-3 pm, & June 13:  6 – 7:30 pm

Aurora Cultural Centre, http://auroraculturalcentre.ca, 905-713-1818

Gallery Hours: Admission is Free | All Welcome

Monday: Closed

Tuesday, Thursday - Saturday: 10 am - 4 pm

Wednesday: 10 am - 8 pm

Primordial Waters

Mon. 21 May, 2018 6:00 am - Sun. 15 Jul, 2018 12:00 pm

To July 15 - Primordial Waters

Explores the importance of habitat and our spiritual connection to water, focusing on Lake Simcoe and Georgian Bay.

Orillia Museum of Art and History, 30 Peter Street South

705-326-2159; orilliamuseum.org

Orillia STREETS ALIVE!

Sat. 16 Jun, 2018 6:00 am - Sat. 20 Oct, 2018 12:00 pm

June 16 – Oct. 20 - STREETS ALIVE.

For the 10-year anniversary of Streets Alive, a retrospective project, bringing out some pieces from all previous projects. All season long. Downtown Orillia,

Orillia

"Water" exhibition, Newmarket Group of Artists

Sun. 24 Jun, 2018 8:00 am - Sun. 22 Jul, 2018 12:00 pm

The Georgina Art Centre and Gallery are featuring an art exhibition presented by the Newmarket Group of Artists starting June 24th through July 22, 2018.

The theme for this exhibition is “Water”, because of the popularity of this subject with many of the gallery’s customers who purchase water-related art pieces to decorate their cottages. Because the "Water" theme is open to interpretation, this group exhibition will include artwork from a variety of artistic endeavours including oil and acrylic on canvas, ceramics, photography, mixed media, Pyrography on wood, stained glass and more.

 

Gallery hours: 10 am to 4 pm Tuesday-Saturday Sunday 12-4 pm Closed Monday

For more information, contact  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Whitchurch-Stouffville Strawberry Festival

Fri. 29 Jun, 2018 8:00 am - Sun. 1 Jul, 2018 6:00 pm

June 29 to July 1

Whitchurch-Stouffville Strawberry Festival

In 1984 the Stouffville Strawberry Festival was the town’s Canada Day celebrations teamed with the annual baseball tournament. Today it has grown into the second largest attraction in York Region with over 35,000 people visiting the Strawberry Festival each year. The Strawberry Festival is organized by a volunteer committee which has grown to more than 20-people strong. There is plenty to do and see at this year’s Festival including fun for the whole family, young and old.

The Festival Market at the Strawberry Festival features over 200 crafters, food vendors and small businesses setting up shop in and around Memorial Park, Park Drive and Burkholder St. The streets will be closed to traffic allowing festival-goers to stroll the streets and browse the market while soaking up the festival atmosphere. Come out and enjoy the local crafts, food and entertainment. From handmade jewellery to garden furniture, from strawberries and cream to hotdogs, from health food to pet care, we’ll have something for every

Every year our festival attracts more than 30,000 people. The Festival Market is a highlight as vendors set-up around Memorial Park with crafts, food and wares. This year we have two full days of Festival Market on June 30th and July 1st. We invite you to join us for one or both days.

https://www.strawberryfestival.ca/

CANADA DAY AT THE ELMAN W. CAMPBELL MUSEUM

Sun. 1 Jul, 2018 6:00 am - 12:00 pm

CANADA DAY OPEN HOUSE AT THE

ELMAN W. CAMPBELL MUSEUM

Join us at the Elman W. Campbell Museum for our Canada Day Open House,

July 1, 10 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. On display: Warmth Through the Generations, showcasing a display of quilts and The Thivierge Vintage and Antique Toy Collection featuring toys from c. 1800s-1900s. Free admission. For more information please call (905) 953-5314, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit us Newmarket.ca/museum.

Mon. 2 Jul, 2018

Heritage Art Contest

Fri. 4 May, 2018 6:00 pm - Tue. 31 Jul, 2018 12:00 pm

Town Of Newmarket Heritage Art Contest

Announcing the Town of Newmarket’s 2018 Heritage Art Contest.  Focus on the heritage of the Town of Newmarket. This may include, but is not limited to, the Municipality’s culture, society, economy, history, significant events, architecture or natural environment (past or present). The contest is open to all residents of the Province of Ontario.

Artwork will be on display the first week of May until July 31, 2018.

Elman W. Campbell Museum or at the Newmarket Recreation and Culture Department, 395 Mulock Drive, Newmarket. For more information call (905) 953-5314 ext. 2831 or visit Newmarket.ca/museum.

Pastel Artists Canada

Thu. 10 May, 2018 6:00 am - Sat. 4 Aug, 2018 12:00 pm

May 10 – August 4, 2018

Pastel Artists Canada

27th Annual Juried Exhibition & Sale

Join us for a number of events planned during the exhibition:

Artist Reception- Awards Presentation & Silent Auction: Sat May 26: 1 – 4

Paint around Event: Tues May 29: 1 – 2 pm

Ways of Seeing Art Talk: The Pastel Story: Pigment & Art talk with Suzanne Godbout: Wed May 30: 6 – 7:30 pm

Guided art tours with Master Pastel Artists Ruth Rodgers, Kathy Hildebrandt and Robin Nyikos:

Mon May 28:  12 – 12:30 pm

Fri June 1st: 11:30am – 12 pm

Wed June 20: 1 – 3 pm

Pastel Artist Docent in the Gallery – Jennifer Assinck

May 16, 1-3 pm, & June 13:  6 – 7:30 pm

Aurora Cultural Centre, http://auroraculturalcentre.ca, 905-713-1818

Gallery Hours: Admission is Free | All Welcome

Monday: Closed

Tuesday, Thursday - Saturday: 10 am - 4 pm

Wednesday: 10 am - 8 pm

Primordial Waters

Mon. 21 May, 2018 6:00 am - Sun. 15 Jul, 2018 12:00 pm

To July 15 - Primordial Waters

Explores the importance of habitat and our spiritual connection to water, focusing on Lake Simcoe and Georgian Bay.

Orillia Museum of Art and History, 30 Peter Street South

705-326-2159; orilliamuseum.org

Orillia STREETS ALIVE!

Sat. 16 Jun, 2018 6:00 am - Sat. 20 Oct, 2018 12:00 pm

June 16 – Oct. 20 - STREETS ALIVE.

For the 10-year anniversary of Streets Alive, a retrospective project, bringing out some pieces from all previous projects. All season long. Downtown Orillia,

Orillia

"Water" exhibition, Newmarket Group of Artists

Sun. 24 Jun, 2018 8:00 am - Sun. 22 Jul, 2018 12:00 pm

The Georgina Art Centre and Gallery are featuring an art exhibition presented by the Newmarket Group of Artists starting June 24th through July 22, 2018.

The theme for this exhibition is “Water”, because of the popularity of this subject with many of the gallery’s customers who purchase water-related art pieces to decorate their cottages. Because the "Water" theme is open to interpretation, this group exhibition will include artwork from a variety of artistic endeavours including oil and acrylic on canvas, ceramics, photography, mixed media, Pyrography on wood, stained glass and more.

 

Gallery hours: 10 am to 4 pm Tuesday-Saturday Sunday 12-4 pm Closed Monday

For more information, contact  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Tue. 3 Jul, 2018

Heritage Art Contest

Fri. 4 May, 2018 6:00 pm - Tue. 31 Jul, 2018 12:00 pm

Town Of Newmarket Heritage Art Contest

Announcing the Town of Newmarket’s 2018 Heritage Art Contest.  Focus on the heritage of the Town of Newmarket. This may include, but is not limited to, the Municipality’s culture, society, economy, history, significant events, architecture or natural environment (past or present). The contest is open to all residents of the Province of Ontario.

Artwork will be on display the first week of May until July 31, 2018.

Elman W. Campbell Museum or at the Newmarket Recreation and Culture Department, 395 Mulock Drive, Newmarket. For more information call (905) 953-5314 ext. 2831 or visit Newmarket.ca/museum.

Pastel Artists Canada

Thu. 10 May, 2018 6:00 am - Sat. 4 Aug, 2018 12:00 pm

May 10 – August 4, 2018

Pastel Artists Canada

27th Annual Juried Exhibition & Sale

Join us for a number of events planned during the exhibition:

Artist Reception- Awards Presentation & Silent Auction: Sat May 26: 1 – 4

Paint around Event: Tues May 29: 1 – 2 pm

Ways of Seeing Art Talk: The Pastel Story: Pigment & Art talk with Suzanne Godbout: Wed May 30: 6 – 7:30 pm

Guided art tours with Master Pastel Artists Ruth Rodgers, Kathy Hildebrandt and Robin Nyikos:

Mon May 28:  12 – 12:30 pm

Fri June 1st: 11:30am – 12 pm

Wed June 20: 1 – 3 pm

Pastel Artist Docent in the Gallery – Jennifer Assinck

May 16, 1-3 pm, & June 13:  6 – 7:30 pm

Aurora Cultural Centre, http://auroraculturalcentre.ca, 905-713-1818

Gallery Hours: Admission is Free | All Welcome

Monday: Closed

Tuesday, Thursday - Saturday: 10 am - 4 pm

Wednesday: 10 am - 8 pm

Primordial Waters

Mon. 21 May, 2018 6:00 am - Sun. 15 Jul, 2018 12:00 pm

To July 15 - Primordial Waters

Explores the importance of habitat and our spiritual connection to water, focusing on Lake Simcoe and Georgian Bay.

Orillia Museum of Art and History, 30 Peter Street South

705-326-2159; orilliamuseum.org

Orillia STREETS ALIVE!

Sat. 16 Jun, 2018 6:00 am - Sat. 20 Oct, 2018 12:00 pm

June 16 – Oct. 20 - STREETS ALIVE.

For the 10-year anniversary of Streets Alive, a retrospective project, bringing out some pieces from all previous projects. All season long. Downtown Orillia,

Orillia

"Water" exhibition, Newmarket Group of Artists

Sun. 24 Jun, 2018 8:00 am - Sun. 22 Jul, 2018 12:00 pm

The Georgina Art Centre and Gallery are featuring an art exhibition presented by the Newmarket Group of Artists starting June 24th through July 22, 2018.

The theme for this exhibition is “Water”, because of the popularity of this subject with many of the gallery’s customers who purchase water-related art pieces to decorate their cottages. Because the "Water" theme is open to interpretation, this group exhibition will include artwork from a variety of artistic endeavours including oil and acrylic on canvas, ceramics, photography, mixed media, Pyrography on wood, stained glass and more.

 

Gallery hours: 10 am to 4 pm Tuesday-Saturday Sunday 12-4 pm Closed Monday

For more information, contact  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Wed. 4 Jul, 2018

Heritage Art Contest

Fri. 4 May, 2018 6:00 pm - Tue. 31 Jul, 2018 12:00 pm

Town Of Newmarket Heritage Art Contest

Announcing the Town of Newmarket’s 2018 Heritage Art Contest.  Focus on the heritage of the Town of Newmarket. This may include, but is not limited to, the Municipality’s culture, society, economy, history, significant events, architecture or natural environment (past or present). The contest is open to all residents of the Province of Ontario.

Artwork will be on display the first week of May until July 31, 2018.

Elman W. Campbell Museum or at the Newmarket Recreation and Culture Department, 395 Mulock Drive, Newmarket. For more information call (905) 953-5314 ext. 2831 or visit Newmarket.ca/museum.

Pastel Artists Canada

Thu. 10 May, 2018 6:00 am - Sat. 4 Aug, 2018 12:00 pm

May 10 – August 4, 2018

Pastel Artists Canada

27th Annual Juried Exhibition & Sale

Join us for a number of events planned during the exhibition:

Artist Reception- Awards Presentation & Silent Auction: Sat May 26: 1 – 4

Paint around Event: Tues May 29: 1 – 2 pm

Ways of Seeing Art Talk: The Pastel Story: Pigment & Art talk with Suzanne Godbout: Wed May 30: 6 – 7:30 pm

Guided art tours with Master Pastel Artists Ruth Rodgers, Kathy Hildebrandt and Robin Nyikos:

Mon May 28:  12 – 12:30 pm

Fri June 1st: 11:30am – 12 pm

Wed June 20: 1 – 3 pm

Pastel Artist Docent in the Gallery – Jennifer Assinck

May 16, 1-3 pm, & June 13:  6 – 7:30 pm

Aurora Cultural Centre, http://auroraculturalcentre.ca, 905-713-1818

Gallery Hours: Admission is Free | All Welcome

Monday: Closed

Tuesday, Thursday - Saturday: 10 am - 4 pm

Wednesday: 10 am - 8 pm

Primordial Waters

Mon. 21 May, 2018 6:00 am - Sun. 15 Jul, 2018 12:00 pm

To July 15 - Primordial Waters

Explores the importance of habitat and our spiritual connection to water, focusing on Lake Simcoe and Georgian Bay.

Orillia Museum of Art and History, 30 Peter Street South

705-326-2159; orilliamuseum.org

Orillia STREETS ALIVE!

Sat. 16 Jun, 2018 6:00 am - Sat. 20 Oct, 2018 12:00 pm

June 16 – Oct. 20 - STREETS ALIVE.

For the 10-year anniversary of Streets Alive, a retrospective project, bringing out some pieces from all previous projects. All season long. Downtown Orillia,

Orillia

"Water" exhibition, Newmarket Group of Artists

Sun. 24 Jun, 2018 8:00 am - Sun. 22 Jul, 2018 12:00 pm

The Georgina Art Centre and Gallery are featuring an art exhibition presented by the Newmarket Group of Artists starting June 24th through July 22, 2018.

The theme for this exhibition is “Water”, because of the popularity of this subject with many of the gallery’s customers who purchase water-related art pieces to decorate their cottages. Because the "Water" theme is open to interpretation, this group exhibition will include artwork from a variety of artistic endeavours including oil and acrylic on canvas, ceramics, photography, mixed media, Pyrography on wood, stained glass and more.

 

Gallery hours: 10 am to 4 pm Tuesday-Saturday Sunday 12-4 pm Closed Monday

For more information, contact  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Thu. 5 Jul, 2018

Heritage Art Contest

Fri. 4 May, 2018 6:00 pm - Tue. 31 Jul, 2018 12:00 pm

Town Of Newmarket Heritage Art Contest

Announcing the Town of Newmarket’s 2018 Heritage Art Contest.  Focus on the heritage of the Town of Newmarket. This may include, but is not limited to, the Municipality’s culture, society, economy, history, significant events, architecture or natural environment (past or present). The contest is open to all residents of the Province of Ontario.

Artwork will be on display the first week of May until July 31, 2018.

Elman W. Campbell Museum or at the Newmarket Recreation and Culture Department, 395 Mulock Drive, Newmarket. For more information call (905) 953-5314 ext. 2831 or visit Newmarket.ca/museum.

Pastel Artists Canada

Thu. 10 May, 2018 6:00 am - Sat. 4 Aug, 2018 12:00 pm

May 10 – August 4, 2018

Pastel Artists Canada

27th Annual Juried Exhibition & Sale

Join us for a number of events planned during the exhibition:

Artist Reception- Awards Presentation & Silent Auction: Sat May 26: 1 – 4

Paint around Event: Tues May 29: 1 – 2 pm

Ways of Seeing Art Talk: The Pastel Story: Pigment & Art talk with Suzanne Godbout: Wed May 30: 6 – 7:30 pm

Guided art tours with Master Pastel Artists Ruth Rodgers, Kathy Hildebrandt and Robin Nyikos:

Mon May 28:  12 – 12:30 pm

Fri June 1st: 11:30am – 12 pm

Wed June 20: 1 – 3 pm

Pastel Artist Docent in the Gallery – Jennifer Assinck

May 16, 1-3 pm, & June 13:  6 – 7:30 pm

Aurora Cultural Centre, http://auroraculturalcentre.ca, 905-713-1818

Gallery Hours: Admission is Free | All Welcome

Monday: Closed

Tuesday, Thursday - Saturday: 10 am - 4 pm

Wednesday: 10 am - 8 pm

Primordial Waters

Mon. 21 May, 2018 6:00 am - Sun. 15 Jul, 2018 12:00 pm

To July 15 - Primordial Waters

Explores the importance of habitat and our spiritual connection to water, focusing on Lake Simcoe and Georgian Bay.

Orillia Museum of Art and History, 30 Peter Street South

705-326-2159; orilliamuseum.org

Orillia STREETS ALIVE!

Sat. 16 Jun, 2018 6:00 am - Sat. 20 Oct, 2018 12:00 pm

June 16 – Oct. 20 - STREETS ALIVE.

For the 10-year anniversary of Streets Alive, a retrospective project, bringing out some pieces from all previous projects. All season long. Downtown Orillia,

Orillia

"Water" exhibition, Newmarket Group of Artists

Sun. 24 Jun, 2018 8:00 am - Sun. 22 Jul, 2018 12:00 pm

The Georgina Art Centre and Gallery are featuring an art exhibition presented by the Newmarket Group of Artists starting June 24th through July 22, 2018.

The theme for this exhibition is “Water”, because of the popularity of this subject with many of the gallery’s customers who purchase water-related art pieces to decorate their cottages. Because the "Water" theme is open to interpretation, this group exhibition will include artwork from a variety of artistic endeavours including oil and acrylic on canvas, ceramics, photography, mixed media, Pyrography on wood, stained glass and more.

 

Gallery hours: 10 am to 4 pm Tuesday-Saturday Sunday 12-4 pm Closed Monday

For more information, contact  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

LEACOCK MUSEUM DIAMOND JUBILEE CELEBRATION

Thu. 5 Jul, 2018 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

DIAMOND JUBILEE CELEBRATION

July 5 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Leacock Museum,

Orillia, Ontario L3V 6K5

Join us here at the Leacock Museum on Thursday, July 5 from 4-6pm for our wine & cheese Exhibit Gala Opening in celebration of the 60th anniversary since the founding of the Leacock Museum.

Entry by donation, wine available for purchase.

Refreshments provided.

Fri. 6 Jul, 2018

Heritage Art Contest

Fri. 4 May, 2018 6:00 pm - Tue. 31 Jul, 2018 12:00 pm

Town Of Newmarket Heritage Art Contest

Announcing the Town of Newmarket’s 2018 Heritage Art Contest.  Focus on the heritage of the Town of Newmarket. This may include, but is not limited to, the Municipality’s culture, society, economy, history, significant events, architecture or natural environment (past or present). The contest is open to all residents of the Province of Ontario.

Artwork will be on display the first week of May until July 31, 2018.

Elman W. Campbell Museum or at the Newmarket Recreation and Culture Department, 395 Mulock Drive, Newmarket. For more information call (905) 953-5314 ext. 2831 or visit Newmarket.ca/museum.

Pastel Artists Canada

Thu. 10 May, 2018 6:00 am - Sat. 4 Aug, 2018 12:00 pm

May 10 – August 4, 2018

Pastel Artists Canada

27th Annual Juried Exhibition & Sale

Join us for a number of events planned during the exhibition:

Artist Reception- Awards Presentation & Silent Auction: Sat May 26: 1 – 4

Paint around Event: Tues May 29: 1 – 2 pm

Ways of Seeing Art Talk: The Pastel Story: Pigment & Art talk with Suzanne Godbout: Wed May 30: 6 – 7:30 pm

Guided art tours with Master Pastel Artists Ruth Rodgers, Kathy Hildebrandt and Robin Nyikos:

Mon May 28:  12 – 12:30 pm

Fri June 1st: 11:30am – 12 pm

Wed June 20: 1 – 3 pm

Pastel Artist Docent in the Gallery – Jennifer Assinck

May 16, 1-3 pm, & June 13:  6 – 7:30 pm

Aurora Cultural Centre, http://auroraculturalcentre.ca, 905-713-1818

Gallery Hours: Admission is Free | All Welcome

Monday: Closed

Tuesday, Thursday - Saturday: 10 am - 4 pm

Wednesday: 10 am - 8 pm

Primordial Waters

Mon. 21 May, 2018 6:00 am - Sun. 15 Jul, 2018 12:00 pm

To July 15 - Primordial Waters

Explores the importance of habitat and our spiritual connection to water, focusing on Lake Simcoe and Georgian Bay.

Orillia Museum of Art and History, 30 Peter Street South

705-326-2159; orilliamuseum.org

Orillia STREETS ALIVE!

Sat. 16 Jun, 2018 6:00 am - Sat. 20 Oct, 2018 12:00 pm

June 16 – Oct. 20 - STREETS ALIVE.

For the 10-year anniversary of Streets Alive, a retrospective project, bringing out some pieces from all previous projects. All season long. Downtown Orillia,

Orillia

"Water" exhibition, Newmarket Group of Artists

Sun. 24 Jun, 2018 8:00 am - Sun. 22 Jul, 2018 12:00 pm

The Georgina Art Centre and Gallery are featuring an art exhibition presented by the Newmarket Group of Artists starting June 24th through July 22, 2018.

The theme for this exhibition is “Water”, because of the popularity of this subject with many of the gallery’s customers who purchase water-related art pieces to decorate their cottages. Because the "Water" theme is open to interpretation, this group exhibition will include artwork from a variety of artistic endeavours including oil and acrylic on canvas, ceramics, photography, mixed media, Pyrography on wood, stained glass and more.

 

Gallery hours: 10 am to 4 pm Tuesday-Saturday Sunday 12-4 pm Closed Monday

For more information, contact  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mariposa Folk Festival

Fri. 6 Jul, 2018 8:00 am - Sun. 8 Jul, 2018 6:00 pm

July 6 to 8 – Mariposa Folk Festival
Thrilling audiences for more than 55 years with an incredible weekend of music, dance, stories and crafts. On top of well-known artists like Walk Off The Earth, Alan Doyle, Nick Lowe & Los Straitjackets, Larkin Poe, Buffy Sainte-Marie, and Bahamas, the festival will feature 50+ of the best folk-roots artists on the North American and international music scenes. The finale is a great big show called The Matchedash Parish, a dream team of celebrated musicians and singers. Plus an entire community of artisans nestled in the trees, displaying and selling their beautiful and unique hand-crafted works. Emporium, workshops, kids’ folkplay area, great food, beer tent. Tudhope Park, Atherley Road, on the shores of Lake Couchiching. On-site camping available. 705-326-3655; mariposafolk.com

Mariposa Folk Festival: Downtown Stage & Story Stage

Fri. 6 Jul, 2018 8:00 am - Sun. 8 Jul, 2018 1:00 pm

July 6 to 8 – Mariposa Folk Festival: Downtown Stage & Story Stage


Visit the official Mariposa Folk Stages, check out showcase winning acts, spoken word performances and kids’ activities.

Great food and drink and many interesting and great vendors.

The many activities include an artisans’ village, hands-on experiences, beer tents and Mariposa’s Pub tent, yoga in the park, the Gordon Lightfoot Trail.

In Downtown Orillia

Mariposa Folk Festival

Fri. 6 Jul, 2018 12:00 pm - Sun. 8 Jul, 2018 7:00 pm

Mariposa Folk Festival:   July 6-8, 2018

Mariposa Folk Festival is an all-inclusive showcase of Canada's heritage, cultures and talents, and fosters community engagement. Our Festival profiles over 100 artistic performances of emerging and established folk artists on 11 stages.

www.mariposafolk.com

Sat. 7 Jul, 2018

Heritage Art Contest

Fri. 4 May, 2018 6:00 pm - Tue. 31 Jul, 2018 12:00 pm

Town Of Newmarket Heritage Art Contest

Announcing the Town of Newmarket’s 2018 Heritage Art Contest.  Focus on the heritage of the Town of Newmarket. This may include, but is not limited to, the Municipality’s culture, society, economy, history, significant events, architecture or natural environment (past or present). The contest is open to all residents of the Province of Ontario.

Artwork will be on display the first week of May until July 31, 2018.

Elman W. Campbell Museum or at the Newmarket Recreation and Culture Department, 395 Mulock Drive, Newmarket. For more information call (905) 953-5314 ext. 2831 or visit Newmarket.ca/museum.

Pastel Artists Canada

Thu. 10 May, 2018 6:00 am - Sat. 4 Aug, 2018 12:00 pm

May 10 – August 4, 2018

Pastel Artists Canada

27th Annual Juried Exhibition & Sale

Join us for a number of events planned during the exhibition:

Artist Reception- Awards Presentation & Silent Auction: Sat May 26: 1 – 4

Paint around Event: Tues May 29: 1 – 2 pm

Ways of Seeing Art Talk: The Pastel Story: Pigment & Art talk with Suzanne Godbout: Wed May 30: 6 – 7:30 pm

Guided art tours with Master Pastel Artists Ruth Rodgers, Kathy Hildebrandt and Robin Nyikos:

Mon May 28:  12 – 12:30 pm

Fri June 1st: 11:30am – 12 pm

Wed June 20: 1 – 3 pm

Pastel Artist Docent in the Gallery – Jennifer Assinck

May 16, 1-3 pm, & June 13:  6 – 7:30 pm

Aurora Cultural Centre, http://auroraculturalcentre.ca, 905-713-1818

Gallery Hours: Admission is Free | All Welcome

Monday: Closed

Tuesday, Thursday - Saturday: 10 am - 4 pm

Wednesday: 10 am - 8 pm

Primordial Waters

Mon. 21 May, 2018 6:00 am - Sun. 15 Jul, 2018 12:00 pm

To July 15 - Primordial Waters

Explores the importance of habitat and our spiritual connection to water, focusing on Lake Simcoe and Georgian Bay.

Orillia Museum of Art and History, 30 Peter Street South

705-326-2159; orilliamuseum.org

Orillia STREETS ALIVE!

Sat. 16 Jun, 2018 6:00 am - Sat. 20 Oct, 2018 12:00 pm

June 16 – Oct. 20 - STREETS ALIVE.

For the 10-year anniversary of Streets Alive, a retrospective project, bringing out some pieces from all previous projects. All season long. Downtown Orillia,

Orillia

"Water" exhibition, Newmarket Group of Artists

Sun. 24 Jun, 2018 8:00 am - Sun. 22 Jul, 2018 12:00 pm

The Georgina Art Centre and Gallery are featuring an art exhibition presented by the Newmarket Group of Artists starting June 24th through July 22, 2018.

The theme for this exhibition is “Water”, because of the popularity of this subject with many of the gallery’s customers who purchase water-related art pieces to decorate their cottages. Because the "Water" theme is open to interpretation, this group exhibition will include artwork from a variety of artistic endeavours including oil and acrylic on canvas, ceramics, photography, mixed media, Pyrography on wood, stained glass and more.

 

Gallery hours: 10 am to 4 pm Tuesday-Saturday Sunday 12-4 pm Closed Monday

For more information, contact  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mariposa Folk Festival

Fri. 6 Jul, 2018 8:00 am - Sun. 8 Jul, 2018 6:00 pm

July 6 to 8 – Mariposa Folk Festival
Thrilling audiences for more than 55 years with an incredible weekend of music, dance, stories and crafts. On top of well-known artists like Walk Off The Earth, Alan Doyle, Nick Lowe & Los Straitjackets, Larkin Poe, Buffy Sainte-Marie, and Bahamas, the festival will feature 50+ of the best folk-roots artists on the North American and international music scenes. The finale is a great big show called The Matchedash Parish, a dream team of celebrated musicians and singers. Plus an entire community of artisans nestled in the trees, displaying and selling their beautiful and unique hand-crafted works. Emporium, workshops, kids’ folkplay area, great food, beer tent. Tudhope Park, Atherley Road, on the shores of Lake Couchiching. On-site camping available. 705-326-3655; mariposafolk.com

Mariposa Folk Festival: Downtown Stage & Story Stage

Fri. 6 Jul, 2018 8:00 am - Sun. 8 Jul, 2018 1:00 pm

July 6 to 8 – Mariposa Folk Festival: Downtown Stage & Story Stage


Visit the official Mariposa Folk Stages, check out showcase winning acts, spoken word performances and kids’ activities.

Great food and drink and many interesting and great vendors.

The many activities include an artisans’ village, hands-on experiences, beer tents and Mariposa’s Pub tent, yoga in the park, the Gordon Lightfoot Trail.

In Downtown Orillia

Mariposa Folk Festival

Fri. 6 Jul, 2018 12:00 pm - Sun. 8 Jul, 2018 7:00 pm

Mariposa Folk Festival:   July 6-8, 2018

Mariposa Folk Festival is an all-inclusive showcase of Canada's heritage, cultures and talents, and fosters community engagement. Our Festival profiles over 100 artistic performances of emerging and established folk artists on 11 stages.

www.mariposafolk.com

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