Save the date! Sept 30 and Oct 1, 2017 in Creemore.

Autumn Arts Weekend in Creemore

Sept 30 & Oct 1, 2017

10am to 4pm

All events are free
Part of Clearview Township’s Small Halls Festival
www.smallhallsfestival.ca

Owl in flight by Jim Harkness

The Owl Show

Immerse yourself in a creative exploration of one of Canada’s most fascinating hunters.

Original owl illustrations, photographs and sculptures. Discover Ann Brokelman’s wildlife photography. Examine unusual owl collections. Make your own owl.
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Do You Have Purple Hills Memorabilia?

Our 40th Anniversary Exhibit

Purple Hills Arts & Heritage SocietyTo honour our 40th year, we are putting together an exhibit for this year’s Creemore Festival of the Arts. (Mark your calendar! It’s the weekend of Sept 30 & Oct 1, 2017.)

We are seeking Purple Hills memorabilia to share such as:

  • pictures of people and events
  • posters, tickets, newsletters, costumes, decorations, etc.
  • old records, notes, other documents

We are also actively archiving Society records and other materials.
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We’re reeling with joy!

Jigs & Reels 2017
The Bar Crew

Thanks to everyone involved in making our spring fundraiser, Jigs & Reels, a success.

Thanks to your generosity, we raised almost $4,000 to support arts and heritage programming in the community.

A HUGE merci to Marie Stephenson for bringing the Mad Rivière touch to the evening. Thanks also to her crew: Lana Bryant, Karen Crevier, Joan Gordon, Kim Shadlock, Sandy Trott and the kitchen team.
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Tea and History is Back!

Susanna Moodie: Fact and Fiction

Purple Hills presents

Susanna Moodie: Fact & Fiction

Sunday, April 30 @ 2pm

Station on the Green in Creemore, ON

Guests Cecily Ross and Michael Peterman will join us in a moderated conversation about Susanna Moodie. Everyone is welcome to attend this free event.

CECILY ROSS is an award-winning writer and editor who has worked at The Globe and Mail, Maclean’sHarrowsmithThe Cobourg Star and The Peterborough Examiner.


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Purple Hills’ Community Sponsors

Happy to head on down Mill Street in 2017Man walking on Mill Street

with these fine supporters on our side.

Thank you to our community supporters. Please support those who support us, when you can. It really helps. We are supported by memberships, donations, sponsors and granting agencies.

Simcoe County • Clearview Township

Creemore Springs Brewery Ltd

Chestnut Park Christie’s International Real Estate

Barriston Law • Classical 102.9 FM • The Creemore Echo

Station on the Green • Creemore Log Cabin

Creemore KitchenHeirloom 142Affairs Bakery & Café

Chez MichelMad and Noisy GallerySeasons in Creemore

Cardboard Castles Children’s EmporiumCreemore 100 Mile Store

Curiosity House Books & ArtFlowers by Ms Design

Bank CaféCreemore Village Pharmacy

The Old Mill House Pub

 

Thank You From the Bottom of Our Arts!

Thank you

 

It’s a wrap!

The volunteer committee for the 5th annual Creemore Festival of the Arts wishes to thank everyone who supported and enjoyed the exhibits and shows around town last weekend. We hope the work you saw and the people you met made you feel connected to the community and inspired by the creativity that surrounds us.

We couldn’t do it without you – our members, sponsors, volunteers and, of course, the artists and their weekend hosts.
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Creemore Festival of the Arts: Full Festival Program (Oct 1 and 2, 2016)

Creemore Festival of the Arts 2016

2016 FESTIVAL PROGRAM


OUR COMMON THREADS

SAT. OCT. 1 & SUN. OCT. 2 . 10 am to 4 pm

  • INFORMATION BOOTH AT STATION ON THE GREEN
  • ART ON DISPLAY IN BUSINESSES AND STUDIOS AROUND CREEMORE

OPENING NIGHT PREVIEW

FRI. SEPT. 30 . 5 pm to 7 pm


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CALL TO ARTISTS 2016


Creemore artists 2015Artists on Location 2016

Part of Clearview Township’s Small Halls Festival

Artists on Location 2016 is now accepting registrations for the fifth annual event on Saturday, October 1 and Sunday, October 2. Each year, artists and artisans are embedded in the community of Creemore, providing visitors with a lively mix of art and commerce.

Artists on Location provides an opportunity for artists of all skill levels to display and sell their work at local businesses, studios, galleries, restaurants, homes and green spaces in the vicinity of Creemore’s main street, Mill Street.
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