John R Park Homestead Annual Lost Arts Festival paint out. Sunday August 13th

We are invited to John R Park Homestead Sunday August 13th.

Below please find demonstrator information for the festival.  If you go know that you will be demonstrating not just selling your work.  Elizabeth will not be able to attend, so please let visitors know about the group.  You can direct them to email PaintPleinAir@gmail.com (Elizabeth’s email address) if they wish to join us for our weekly paint outs.

GOOGLE MAP to the Homesteadhttps://goo.gl/maps/Km6oS

Please note there will be no paint out on Monday Aug 14th.

Lost Arts Festival Demonstrator Information 2017

Thank you for participating in our Lost Arts Festival!  Festival hours are Noon to 4pm, but early bird visitors usually arrive by 11am. Gates will be open for demonstrators to arrive at 8:30am. Please drive up to the property’s west gate, where a staff member will direct you to your location so you can get set up for the day.  If you plan to arrive or deliver materials in advance of Sunday, you need to make advance arrangements with skeller@erca.org, please.

 

  • All vehicles must be removed from the grounds by 11:00am.  Off-site demonstrator parking, and a transportation shuttle, will be provided.
  • Demonstration spaces will be assigned on a ‘first reply’ basis.
  • All items MUST be handmade by you, NOT commercially manufactured.  Show organizers reserve the right to ask vendors to remove the items that do not comply. You are welcome to vend your wares to the public during the event (provided that those items are hand-made by you).
  • At the event, there will be a food booth with lunch items for sale. On the day of the event, we will provide you with a voucher for one complimentary item, of your choice.  Additional items may be purchased, or you are also welcome to bring along your own lunch.
  • Demonstrations of your skill, product or craft (or an element of your process) must be provided during the event.
  • Hands-on elements for the public to try or participate in would be greatly appreciated!
  • Staff will be taking pictures at the event for future Festival promotions, if you do not wish to have your photo taken, please indicate your preference in an email to the address below.
  • Bring your own tables, chairs, tents, display stands and any other items needed for your exhibition space. In the case of inclement weather, we will endeavor to move everyone inside one of our barns or buildings.
  • If you need access to electricity or water, please let us know soonest.
  • All items are submitted at your own risk.  Essex Region Conservation Authority will accept no responsibility for loss or damage for any reason.

 

I/we hereby absolve the Essex Region Conservation Authority, members of the Board of Directors, staff and volunteers working for ERCA from all responsibility and all claims arising from my/our participation in the 2017 Lost Arts Festival.

Signed on: ____________________ (MM/DD/YEAR)

Name (Please Print): __________________________________________

Signature: ___________________________________________________

PLEASE RETURN THIS COMPLETED FORM ON THE DAY OF THE FESTIVAL, OR BE PREPARED TO SIGN A COPY!

JOHN R. PARK HOMESTEAD CONSERVATION AREA

915 COUNTY ROAD 50 EAST, RR# 1, HARROW, ONTARIO, N0R 1G0

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION   Phone: 519-738-2029     Email: skeller@erca.org

 

Skyline paint out-Weeks Memorial Garden

Monday August 7th

Meeting between 9:00 and 10:00 leave when you want.

Bert Weeks Memorial Gardens is located at the foot of Parent street on Riverside Drive.  Google map link:  https://goo.gl/maps/nfAodhbZJcx


Come out and paint the Detroit Skyline with us on Monday. This is a great location with no parking meters. The parking is free for 2 hours. You will be within sight of your car at all times. There are shade trees nearby. I didn’t see any washrooms, but there are many fast food chains on Wyandotte St east.

So far according to this weather site, it looks like a possibility of rain, so keep an eye on the sky.
http://www.timeanddate.com/weather/canada/windsor/hourly

Special Event! Explore the Shore Exhibition, Sale & Paint Out

2-day Exhibition & Paint Out
Saturday and Sunday
July 29th & 30th
Set up for sales on Friday, or day(s) of event from 9:00 a.m. to 9:45
Open to public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
(set up available Friday contact Ann for more details)

Ann’s Contact info:
Ann Ducharme thegardengalleryharrow@gmail.com or phone/text 519-971-4569

Ann Ducharme opens her beautiful gardens to Artists wishing to take part in Explore the Shore. There is no charge, but if you are selling donations to help defray Ann’s costs is appreciated. Ann’s costs include: Insurance, ETS participation fee, porta john etc
Come for an hour or stay for the day (or two) and paint (and sell if you want) from 10-5 both days

SET UP
People can set up Friday or early Saturday morning If they have their own tent great otherwise Ann has a 10 x 30 tent she will set up.

PARKING
After you unload please move your car to the farm across the road. If you are unable to move your car due to mobility issues, please let Ann know so she can arrange to have it moved for you.

PAINTING
If you wish to just come, paint and hang out come anytime.

Directions
The drive is about 30 to 45 min depending on traffic.
Link to driving directions using Howard Ave on Google Map. https://goo.gl/maps/kTO3v

WARNING!
Do not use your GPS, or internet maps to find this location, you will get lost. I have bypassed the mistakes Google makes and have provided a link. Please use the link above.

Address: 267 County Rd 50 East Harrow (If you put this into google maps you may get lost. This is for visual reference only.)

View looking east on county rd 50.

Ducharmeentrance

Elizabeth will be unable to attend.
NOTE:  There will be NO MONDAY PAINT OUT!