Its the most beautiful time of the year . . . because The Uxbridge Studio Tour - Today Sep 16 and 17, twenty five studios, 64 artists, an annual tradition for 32 years - doesn’t get much better and this year Second Wedge Brewery is offering folk the opportunity to win a $1000 gift card for a work by an Uxbridge Studio tour artist. A passbook is available, collect five stamps from any of the 25 studios or sponsors and submit to the brewery. Draw takes place Sept 22 at Second Wedge.
Sep 19 - HustleMe is hosting a Start-Up rap-off @ the Moustache Club in Oshawa. It starts at 7 p.m. Several local creative entrepreneurs, from graffiti to music to apps, will pitch their idea for a prize of $1000. I have been asked to be a judge so come by and hang out with us and see who making what.
Betty McGowan has been selected for the juried Arts and Letters Club exhibit, Next2 which will run throughout October. The piece selected is titled “Lascaux”. Betty says her intention was to produce a modern abstract that had the feel of a cave painting. She incorporates moulding paste, charcoal, paper, conte crayon and acrylic paint into the work, one of an ongoing series.
Sep 17: Oshawa Culture Counts Meet-up at Berry Hill in Oshawa. An opportunity for creative folks in the area to get to know each other. 2-4 p.m.
Sep 16/ 17: Birds Beavers and Butterflies @ Thickson Woods - guided walks and talks, nature box building, hawk watch, bug identification - not an exhibit but Nature is her own artist.
Sep 18/ 24: the Durham Region International Film Fest - Seven days of films and film flavoured events at various locations around Durham. The red carpet is unfurled Sep 22 at the Regent Theatre in Oshawa.
Sep 21 - Books & Authors @ Uxbridge Music Hall - Speakers include Linden McIntyre, Linda Spalding, Alison Pick and Terry Fallis.
Sep 23/ 24: Fall Apple Harvest Tour - Rosemary Jenkins Pottery. Gallery on the Farm, Timeless Essentials are some of the nine stops on this self-guided driving/cycling tour of Clarington
Sep 23: Art Day in the Rouge - guided photography walks, artist stations, classes.
Sep 23: Pollinator Garden and Meadow planting event @ Legends Centre, Oshawa - Come help plant pollinator friendly trees, shrubs and flowers. The event beginning at 9 am is pat of Trees Canada CDN 150 celebration.