Category Archives: Event

Paint out at the Lavender Fest June 22nd & 23rd

Artists  to paint during the festival.

Date:  Saturday June 22nd and Sunday June 23rd
Time:  10am to 5pm  You may come earlier than 10 am to set up.  Sales are not allowed unless you’ve registered as a vendor.

NOTE: When you arrive, they will try to get you to park down the road. Let them know you are one of our artists and have gear to lug, and they will let you park on the grounds.

Location:  Serenity Lavender 130 County Rd 50, E, Colchester, On.
Link to Google map:
Link to weather:

Contact Elizabeth for further information:  519-564-4361


Paint/Sketch out June 17th Lakeside Park, Kingsville Ontario

Start at 9:30 a.m.

Lakeside Park, Kingsville Ontario

Start time 9:30 a.m.- end time at your discretion.

Kingsville’s Lakeside Park is one of the jewels of the county. This is one paint out that will surely inspire.

If you go, please keep an eye on the weather.

Link to hourly weather forecast:

Link to Town of Kingsville park website:

While in Kingsville why not check out the new art supply store

11 Main Street East
Kingsville, Ontario N9Y 1A1
(226) 347-6416

Snack & Water
sun hat
long sleeves  (bug and sun protection)
long pants (bug and sun protection)

mosquito repellent
folding chair
Plein Air easel
Plein air pochade box
Drawing board

Paint and drawing supplies of your choice

General contact information:
Email for more information.

Ducharme Garden Gallery Plein Air Paint Out

Happy Birthday to Ann Ducharme!
day changed to tuesday June 11th 10:00 AM

Monday calls for rain all day we’ve changed the date to Tuesday.

We are celebrating Ann’s birthday, but please no gifts at her request.  There will be refreshments.  We wish to thank Ann,  for the invite to her lovely property. This beautiful wooded landscaped ravine will remind you of a fairy land, with many flowers, bubbling brook and waterfall.

(Note: give yourself time this is can be a 35 min to an hour drive from Windsor depending upon traffic.)

Directions please read these:

  • Take Walker Rd South to Harrow
  • Turn right at light
  • Go two blocks turn left (Smith’s Funeral Home is on left)
  • Go to stop sign in Colchester turn left (this is county rd 50)
  • Ann’s in 1.6 Km on your right right after a curve and slight rise in the road.  The driveway sneaks up on you due to obscured sight lines.
  • The lot has two entrances and is heavily wooded, the house is hard to see from the road.  Look for two one-way signs that mark her driveway
  • parking is limited please try to conserve space.

267 county rd 50 Harrow ON
EAST of Colchester Village, WEST of Oxley on the South or Lake side of the road.

Two Google Links for driving directions
Via Walker Rd:
Alternative route Via Howard Ave:

I don’t like to put my cell phone number on the internet, so please email me for my phone number at

If you get lost you can call me.