Monday, October 03, 2011

Ontario Thanksgiving Events: Featured Thanksgiving Studio Tours, Craft Shows & Festivals October 7-10, 2011

Studio Tours

2011 Images Thanksgiving Studio Tour
BARRIE, SCENIC HORSESHOE VALLEY, LAKE SIMCOE SHORES, ORILLIA
Friday, October 7 – Monday, October 10, 2011
Open 10 am to 5 pm daily (Free Admission 10 am to 5 pm daily)
This highly acclaimed self-guided tour takes you to the studios of some of Canada's finest artists and craftspeople. Forty artists and fine crafts people will exhibit their work over 4 days and 25 locations.  Don't miss this popular Thanksgiving tradition. You'll discover exceptional art, one-of-a-kind shopping and beautiful fall colours. For tour map and information about the artists.
Visit http://www.images-studio-tour.com or call (705) 790-4790.
Accommodation at inns, resorts, hotels in Barrie, Horseshoe Valley, Orillia

Blue Mountain Tour of the Arts
October 8-10, 2011
Thanksgiving weekend Artist's studio tour
Thornbury, Clarksburg, Kimberley
Local artists invite you to their studios to see a wide range of creative arts and meet the artists and their guests. Photography, ceramics, wood and metal work, stained glass, beads and paintings are some of the many creative arts on display. Come out and meet our amazing talent.
Blue Mountain Tour of the Arts website
Accommodation at inns, resorts, hotels in Collingwood & Area

Annual Haliburton County Studio Tour 2011
Haliburton County

October 8-9, 2011 Thanksgiving Weekend 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Visit the studios of Haliburton County's artists and craftspeople while enjoying the autumn colours of the Highlands. Visit each studio and experience the creative process. Talk to the artist or watch demonstrations.
Haliburton County Studio Tour Web Site
Area information and accommodation at Haliburton resorts, inns, cottages, hotels


Kinmount & Area Harvest Homecoming Studio Tour
October 8-9, 2011
Thanksgiving Weekend
This tour offers a perfect opportunity for family and friends to spend time together touring beautiful fall scenery and exploring Studios and Artists, all within a 15 km radius of Kinmount.
Kinmount & Area Harvest Homecoming Studio Tour website
accommodation at inns, resort, hotels in Haliburton, Kawarthas

Escarpment Studio Tour
October 8-9, 2011
Thanksgiving Weekend
Bognor, Massie, Queen's Landing, Walters Falls
Spectacular Fall Vistas, Artwork, and Fine Crafts with over 15 artists in and around Bognor, Massie, the Queen’s Valley and Walters Falls
Escarpment Studio Tour Website
accomodation at inns, resort, hotels in escarpment (owen sound, walters falls) area

Festivals

Apple Harvest Festival
October 7-October 10, 2011
The towns of Thornbury, Clarksburg and Blue Mountain Village.
Activities include live music and entertainment, pumpkin carving for kids and artistic carving demonstrations, fish ladder tours, art gallery demonstrations, scavenger hunts, the Blue Mountain Turkey Tent Sale and Volkswagen test drives to name just a few. Visitors will be sure to see the height of the fall colours along the Niagara Escarpment while enjoying local culinary delights along the Apple Pie Trail on the two mapped out Volkswagen Fall Colour Drives.
Visit www.appleharvestfestival.ca
Accommodation at inns, resorts, hotels in Collingwood & Area

Thanksgiving Harvest Festival and Arts & Crafts Show and Sale
Sainte-Marie Among the Hurons, Midland
October 8-9, 2011
Features fun on-site activities for children including pumpkin decorating, over 40 outstanding artisans and crafters
Web: www.saintemarieamongthehurons.on.ca/
More information & Accommodation in Midland, ON

Thanksgiving Harvest Craft Show
Buckhorn Community Centre
Thanksgiving Weekend
More than 120 artisans from across Canada offer jewelery, designer clothing, soaps, woven goods, handmade furniture, home accessories and even local gastronomical delights including candy, honey, jams and jellies.
Website www.buckhorncommunitycentre.com/
More information & Accommodation in Buckhorn, ON
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