Creative Experiences

June 5, 2016

Pottery Wheel

Saturday and Sunday 12- 3, Did you ever want to know what it would feel like to throw a pot on a wheel? Well, this is […]
September 7, 2016

Stuart Blower

Saturday and Sunday Discovery Village Stuart‘s Artist Statement Stone Carving “I look at the piece of stone until I see a shape in it, then […]
August 18, 2016

Family Tree

Saturday and Sunday, Discovery Village, Get creative and make your own family tree.  Using the stones and twigs provided, create a family tree that represents your […]
August 17, 2016

Todd’s Dogs

Food Vendor – Jumbo hot dogs, hamburgers and sausages, poutine and fries.
August 12, 2016

Wild Comfort Body Care

Artisan Village Handcrafted Natural Skincare and Hair Care products that are made using herbs and botanicals for scent and colour.  The product line includes soap, moisturizers […]
August 12, 2016

Eating Local

Gourmet Village, Saturday 2:30 – 3:30, Eating local has never been easier! Join Stephanie May from the SCOR FoodHub as she talks about the importance of […]
August 11, 2016

Wanda Knight

Artisan Village, Stained glass panels and windows. Mosaic glass-on-glass windows. I took private lessons from a local artist 6 years ago and got hooked on the […]
August 11, 2016

Q & A with Stephan

Gourmet Village, Sunday 11:30. Bright Cheese cheese maker Stephan will be here to answer all of your questions about cheese.
August 11, 2016

Cake Decorating

Saturday and Sunday, Gourmet Village, Decorate your own cupcake courtesy of Tremblette’s Independent Grocer.  
August 11, 2016


Saturday and Sunday Food Vendor Oxford Creative Connections will be selling Pizza by the slice as a fund raiser for the festival. A large slice including […]
August 11, 2016

Plant Inspired Kitchen

Gourmet Village, Saturday 11:30. Lisa Friesen, professional cooking teacher will show you how to cook with local plants. She will be making Smoky Corn Chowder w/King Oyster Mushroom […]
August 11, 2016

Eric Boyer – Chef Demo

Gourmet Village, Sunday 1:30 pm, Join Executive Chef Eric Boyer of SixThirtyNine in Woodstock, ON as he creates a fine dish using locally inspired ingredients before […]
August 10, 2016

Intro to Gourd Art

Saturday and Sunday 4-5, Discovery Village Free Learn the process of making beautiful gourd art from  master gourd artist Linda Yeoman. This demonstration will show you the […]
August 10, 2016

Mary Jane Armstrong

Most of my painting is inspired by a plein air experience. In the outdoors, I am fascinated by the way light affects and enhances a subject […]
August 10, 2016

Salsa Dancing

Sunday, Discovery Village, Join the London Salsa Dance Company at the Halls Creek Festival.  They will be here to teach you a few steps.  Who know’s, […]
August 10, 2016

Stone Painting – Children

Kiwanis Young at Art Village, Saturday and Sunday. Paint your own stone creature at the Young at Art Village. All ages welcome!  
August 10, 2016

3-D Animal Painting

Heritage Village, Saturday and Sunday, 12- 5, Join the Oxford County Museum School on Saturday and Sunday to paint 3-D plaster animals to take home.  Turtles, dolphins, […]
August 10, 2016

Intro to Oil Sticks

Discovery Village, Saturday and Sunday, Learn to paint with oil sticks! Toronto artist Heidi Burkhardt will be here to demonstrate the use of oil paint sticks. […]
August 9, 2016

Abstract Painting

Discovery Village, Saturday and Sunday 11:30 – 12:30, 4:00 – 5:00 Learn to paint abstracts with Gary Payne. Gary began in the 1980’s painting landscapes, taking […]
August 9, 2016

Intro to Collage

Discovery Village, Saturday and Sunday, 12:30 – 1:30, Have fun with paper! Learn about the basic techniques and materials from instructor Linda Yeoman. Make your own mixed […]
July 29, 2016

Brad Davey

Literary Arts Village, Saturday and Sunday, Jenna Van Velt’s easy life in a Los Angeles suburb was something she took for granted until her aunt was […]
July 28, 2016

Stone Carving

Discovery Village, Saturday and Sunday, 11:00 – 5:00 Watch sculptors use chisels, mallets and other hand tools to reveal works of art from blocks of stone. The […]
July 28, 2016

Watercolour Demonstration

Creative Arts Centre, Saturday 12:00 – 2:00, Linda Trowel will demonstrate the art of watercolour.
July 28, 2016

Acrylic Painting Demo

Creative Arts Centre, Sunday 12:00 – 2:00, Linda Trowel and Deb Riopelle will demonstrate the art of painting with acrylics.
July 28, 2016

Hand Building with Clay

Creative Arts Centre, Saturday and Sunday 2-5, Jeff Lounsbury and Carol Ramsay will demonstrate the art of hand building with clay. “Handbuilding” is working with clay by […]
July 21, 2016

Q & A with Stephan

July 20, 2016

Cooking with Tea???

Gourmet Village, Sunday 2:30 pm. A new trend of cooking with tea has emerged over the past few years. We are taking tea that traditionally goes […]
July 11, 2016

Mountainoak Cheese

Gourmet Village, Saturday. Homestead Gouda Cheese At Mountainoak Cheese, we strive to stay true to our roots making high quality products using only the best ingredients. […]
June 14, 2016

Suzanne Burns

  My work has been described by others as contemporary symbolism with an earthy Canadian influence.  I would say that my art is of its own […]
June 13, 2016

Otter Creek Woodworks

Through local support, Otter Creek Woodworks has become a known staple in the area for unique wood products, the star of the show being the Charcuterie/Serving Board. Highlighting several varieties […]
June 12, 2016

Maureen Shier

Although Maureen McCart-Shier enjoyed art and sketched as a youngster it wasn’t until her mid-thirties that she was introduced to Decorative Art, where she painted for […]
June 9, 2016

Crystal McMaster

Crystal McMaster Jewellery Designer Art is such a Beautiful Natural Essential part of Life! It is the expression of ours Souls, Every Soul should have the […]
June 9, 2016

Sue Simpson

After a varied work life as a teacher, owning and operating a B&B and antique shop, I have recently retired from a 10 year career in […]
June 8, 2016

Joan Plyler

  Joan Marie (Bellhouse) Plyler was born in Brantford, Ontario in 1951.  As a youngster Joan valued art materials as ‘the best gift’ at holiday celebrations.  […]
June 8, 2016

Grazina Williams

Grazina Williams is an Oxford County artist who uses bold saturated colours, flowing patterns and textures, in a variety of mediums to create unique art pieces. […]
June 8, 2016

Sian Cox

From portraiture to landscapes, photographer Siân Cox works with the gentle beauty of reality.  Her relaxed and casual style is inspired by the everyday moments in […]
June 8, 2016

Improv with Enchanted Theatre

Discovery Village, Saturday and Sunday, Did you ever want to try improv? Laugh your face off as Enchanted Theatre Company Improv artists battle it out in […]
June 8, 2016

Ludwing Perea Melendez

Ludwing was born in Lima-Peru, in South America.  Since childhood he was involved in arts.  He came to Canada as a Missionary and has done missionary […]
June 7, 2016

Jewellery Making

Discovery Village. Saturday and Sunday, 11:30-1:30, 2:30-3:30, Make yourself a beautiful pendant in this beginner jewellery class. Workshop Leader: Crystal McMaster
June 7, 2016

Iain McNally

  Iain was born in Manchester England, raised in Toronto, and now calls Ingersoll home. He received his first camera, a 35mm film point and shoot, […]
June 7, 2016

Silver Fantasy Jewellery

Jewellery is one of the best ways that you can stay up-to-date with today’s fashion trends. It begins with the belief that beautiful, distinctive jewellery is […]
June 7, 2016

Frankie Armitage

I became aware of my artistic side at a very young age.  I remember the feeling of pride and happiness I felt after completing my first finger […]
June 7, 2016

Bruce Hartley

Bruce invites you to see the world through his lens.  In retirement he has pursued his two lifelong passions, photography and travel.  He seeks to capture […]
June 7, 2016

Edser Thomas

Edser Thomas is actually the middle names of Jeffery Edser Thomas Brown.  Born in Etobicoke Ontario, but growing up in Listowel Ontario, Jeff has been a […]
June 5, 2016

Heather MacIntosh

Heather creates large dramatic landscapes and still lifes in watercolour with lush colours and texture. Her signature dreamscape collages are designed with porcupine quills, silk and […]
June 5, 2016

Soapstone Carving

Instructor John Novak Saturday and Sunday, 12:30 – 1:30, 2:30 – 4:30,  This is an introductory lesson in soapstone carving, meant for those who have never carved […]
June 5, 2016

Flower Arranging

Arrange Posies Like a Pro Workshop Leader: Linda Yeoman Saturday and Sunday 2:30-3:30, Discovery Village Free Learn how to arrange posies like a pro as you make a […]
June 5, 2016

Kate Innes

I have always considered myself creative, but it wasn’t until I discovered the joy of working with acrylics several years ago that I really found my artistic […]
June 5, 2016

Basic Wire Wrapping

Silver Fantasy Jewellery Booth #TBD Saturday and Sunday Free  Workshop Description Come by and make yourself a pair of earings. Contact Information: Phone:  519-539-3679 Email: Website: […]
June 5, 2016

Ruth Hartley

Rediscovering the joy of working with clay once retired, Ruth  has now developed her own personal style as a ceramic artist.  Her passion for pottery grows […]
June 5, 2016

Lianne Todd

Lianne Todd was raised on a farm in Delaware Township, ON and formally educated as a biologist (BSc. U. of Waterloo, MSc. U. of Guelph). Her […]
June 5, 2016

Watercolour Painting

Saturday and Sunday, Discovery Village, The result of this experience will be to produce a quick and free watercolour painting in an hour. No watercolour background […]
June 5, 2016

Harold Watling

Born and raised in rural Ontario Harold developed a passion for the great outdoors at an early age. After many years as a chief executive in […]
June 5, 2016

Gelli Printing

Instructor: Heather MacIntosh Discovery Village Saturday and Sunday 11:30 – 12:30, 1:30 – 2:30, 3:30 – 4:30 Free Workshop Description Gelli printing is all the rage right now. […]
June 5, 2016

Fun With Acrylics

Instructor Kate Innes, Saturday and Sunday, 12:30 – 1:30, 2:30 – 4:30, You will learn how to paint with this very versatile medium. Using brushes and palette […]
June 5, 2016

Pat Ellerton

Pat works in acrylics. Contact Information Phone: 519-425-0535 E-mail:
June 5, 2016

Ingersoll Choral Society

The Ingersoll Choral Society was created in 1990 with the purpose of providing a greater musical challenge than was generally available in the area. The choir […]
June 1, 2016

Catherine Stark

Catherine is a Shepherdess who tends a small flock of Sheep in Princeton, Ontario. She is a Knitter, Spinner and Weaver who’s inspiration is grounded in […]
May 18, 2016

Peter Wright

Adversity Coach: 5 simple steps to overcome and thrive on adversity. 5 steps for surviving the pressures of the modern world, to avoid being overwhelmed by […]
May 11, 2016

Linda Yeoman

Living and working on a farm in Burgessville, Ontario, Oxford County, Canada provides artist Linda Yeoman with lots of inspiration. She is most inspired by the beauty […]
May 9, 2016

Emily Hope

I am 13 and I love taking pictures of all kinds of nature. I started taking pictures about a year ago and found I was pretty […]
May 8, 2016

David Beasley

Born and raised in Hamilton Ontario, David graduated from McMaster, and then lived in Europe studying, writing, teaching.  Then in Manhattan NY with an MLS and […]
May 3, 2016

Giant Flower Garden

Saturday and Sunday, Young at art Village, Join us in this community art project by adding your flowers to the garden. Fun for the whole family.
April 30, 2016

Working with Clay

Discovery Village, Saturday and Sunday, The Station Arts Centre will demonstrate the art of hand building with clay. “Hand building” is working with clay by hand using only […]
April 22, 2016

Blind Dog Joe

Sunday 3:00 – 4:30 Ian C. Moyer Music Stage – Blind Dog Joe is a 3-piece rock band formed by chance in February 2014, just as the […]
April 22, 2016

Gallery Exhibit

Gallery Exhibit, Ingersoll Creative Arts Centre, Saturday and Sunday, Kate Innes – Acrylics September 10 – October 2, 2016
April 22, 2016

Ann Loker

In 2012, Ann retired from a very successful career as a Corporate H.R. Executive moving from Milton to Tillsonburg with her husband where she has dedicated herself to […]
April 15, 2016

Fibre Fun

Discovery Village, Saturday and Sunday, Try knitting and watch spinning demonstrations with the Woodstock Fleece Festival. About the Fleece Festival The Woodstock Fleece Festival is an annual […]
April 13, 2016


Saturday, 12:15 – 2:15, Ian C. Moyer Music Stage –
April 12, 2016

Enchanted Theatre Company

Discovery Village, Saturday and Sunday, Enchanted Theatre Company, it’s not your typical theatre. Enjoy a quirky intimate setting on ETC’s thrush stage that seats up to […]
March 15, 2016

Sweet Ideas

Gourmet Village Satisfy that sweet tooth as you sample chocolate, honey and maple syrup all produced in Oxford County.  Learn about the process of making these […]
March 15, 2016

Mushroom Cooking Demo

Sunday, 12 noon (cooking demo) Gourmet Village Grilled, sauteed, soups, fillings…there are so many different ways to use mushrooms in your cooking!  Work with Whitecrest Mushrooms to […]
March 15, 2016

Biscuits and Butter

Saturday 12-4, Heritage Village – Brick Oven, Biscuits & Butter Join staff at the Ingersoll Cheese Museum and learn about how the pioneers used to bake […]
March 15, 2016

All About Mushrooms

Gourmet Village All About Mushrooms (cooking demo & mini-mushroom farms) Have you ever been to a mushroom farm? Join Stephanie May from White Crest Farms and learn […]
March 15, 2016

Chocolate Tasting

Gourmet Village 12:30 Sunday, Free. Join chocolatier Phillip, from Habitual Chocolate and discover the process of making chocolate from bean to bar.  Philip will lead you […]
March 15, 2016

Teas of the World

Instructor: Steve and Cindy Walker Sunday 11:30 Gourmet Village About Chocolatea Born and raised in Ingersoll, ON Cindy Walker loves her Oxford County roots and still resides here […]
March 15, 2016

Young at Art Village

Saturday and Sunday, Young at Art Village, Are you 14 or under?  Come by Craft Central and take part in the many creative activities. Paint a […]
March 15, 2016

Drum Circle

Instructor: Judy Roberts Saturday 12:30 – 1:45 Healing Arts Village Description of the class This is not your typical drumming circle. No specific rhythms are taught to the […]
March 15, 2016


Heritage Village (Inside Museum), Saturday and Sunday 3:30 – 4:30, Workshop Leader: Theresa Scherle, Teresa has been weaving for more than 35 years and is former […]
March 15, 2016

Rug Hooking

Ingersoll Creative Arts Centre, Saturday and Sunday 12 – 3, Come and explore the historical craft of hooking mats. Born out of necessity, this craft was created by […]
March 15, 2016

Banjo Lessons

Workshop Leader:  Jim Groulx Discovery Village Saturday and Sunday, 1:30 – 3:30 Free About the Workshop Ever wanted to try the Banjo? Join Jim Groulx for a free […]
March 15, 2016

All About Garlic

Gourmet Village, Saturday and Sunday, demo at 2:30 on Saturday, About the Demonstration Learn about the different varieties of garlic grown in Oxford County and maybe even […]
March 15, 2016

Introduction to Painting

Creative Arts Centre Free Workshop Description: Introduction to painting! – all inclusive (Adults – age 16 and up) This hands on painting experience will have well […]
March 15, 2016

Painting Fun For Kids!

Creative Arts Centre Free Workshop Description: Painting Fun For Kids! – all inclusive (Age 6 to 10 – must be accompanied by a parent during painting) […]
March 15, 2016


Discovery Village Instructor to Be Determined Free Workshop Description: The Zentangle Method is an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured […]
March 15, 2016

Giant Mural

Young at Art Village Saturday and Sunday Free Workshop Description: Please help us decorate the park with colour by coming by and painting on our giant […]
March 15, 2016

From Cradle to Table

Heritage Village Saturday and Sunday Free Workshop Description: See demonstrations of farm machinery used in growing and processing grains, from seed to bread on your table. […]
March 15, 2016


Young at Art Village Fusion Centre Saturday and Sunday 3:00 Free Workshop Description:   Drop by the Fusion Centre booth and learn Zumba.
March 15, 2016

Jewellery Making – Teens

Fusion Youth Centre, Young at Art Village, Saturday and Sunday, Make yourself a piece of  jewellery.  Drop by the Fusion Centre booth.
March 15, 2016

Brian Anstee

Brian is 34 and married with two children. He works at Toyota’s Cambridge facility, where he recently did a giant mural. It took him 2 months to complete. He started […]
March 15, 2016

Andrea Kestle

Originally from Sudbury Ontario, I am currently raising a family with my husband in the charming town of Ingersoll. My Grandmother was always an inspiration for […]
March 15, 2016

E&G Bath Bombs

Elise and Grace are 12 yr old Entrepreneurs who launched their Bath Bomb business in the summer of 2015 and have sold over 100 Homemade Bath Bombs […]
March 15, 2016

Paulette Robertson

Paulette is a clay artist whose Maritime Folklore and love of Whimsy is evident in her work. Her pottery is colourful and primative; both functional and […]
March 15, 2016

Kristi Osinga

Kristi Osinga was accepted immediately after secondary school into the Illustration course at Sheridan College. After graduating in 2003 she became one of the founding members […]
March 15, 2016

Jerry Cornell

About the Artist Over the years I have travelled to some of the finest places pursuing my long time photography passion, including Yosemite in Northern California, […]
March 15, 2016

Michael DeBelleval

I was interested in creating pieces of art from a very early age. I have worked with oils for some twenty years, then acrylics for twenty […]
March 8, 2016

John Steadman

John resides in Ingersoll with his wife Carol and family and works from his home studio at 23 Dufferin Street. He started his art career in […]
March 5, 2016

Michael Hunter

Michael was born in Brantford, Ontario, Canada in 1969.  He moved from the family dairy farm in Jerseyville to Muir, Ontario, Canada in 1976 and then […]
March 5, 2016

Music Lessons with George

Saturday and Sunday, all day, Discovery Village, George McMaster has been teaching music lessons for the past 15 years. His passion for music and thirst for […]
March 5, 2016


Ingersoll Creative Arts Centre, Saturday and Sunday. “Welcome” To Quilting – Do you think that you would like to explore quilt making?  Spend a couple of […]
March 5, 2016

Mike Brouse

I grew up on the Ottawa River across from the Laurentian Mountains and surrounded by forrests.  The changing light on the river and the alternating seasonal […]
March 5, 2016

Cottonwood Bark Carving

Instructor John Novak Discovery Village, Saturday and Sunday 1:30 – 2:30, Cottonwood bark is often a favorite medium for artisans. The bark is generally very soft […]
March 5, 2016

Mary Allum

I started creating these bags to meet a need at the local food bank about 5 years ago.  I had been a volunteer for the House […]
March 5, 2016

Pottery Wheel Demo

Discovery Village, Saturday and Sunday, 11- 3, Pottery wheel demonstrations will be taking place throughout the weekend in the park.  If you want to give it […]
March 5, 2016

Oil Painting Demonstration

Instructor: Cathy Groulx OSA Makers Village Free Cathy Groulx will have an easel set up and be painting at various locations around the Festial grounds. She will be at […]
March 5, 2016

Ruth Davis

With a background in graphic arts, Ruth enjoys the contrast between creating with rules and creating with abandon. She enjoys the freedom of mixed media and […]
March 5, 2016

Sue Fenlon

Susan Fenlon is a Woodstock artist who paints the people and landscapes of her native Canada and the countries she visits. She has learned her skills […]
March 5, 2016

Marg Douglas

Marg enjoys painting watercolours in plein air or from photographs of places she has visited.  Following a career in nursing, she attended Western and obtained an Art […]
March 5, 2016

David Skinner

David began painting 3 years ago.  He is a self-taught artist working in acrylics, copic markers and ink. His style is bold abstracts. Contact Information Phone: […]
March 5, 2016

Rita Milton

Rita Milton is a profession artist using several media and saturated colours to create her realistic to abstract pieces. Contact Information Phone: 519-290-4744 E-mail: This email address […]
March 5, 2016

George Conklin

George Conklin is a professional oil painter, whose impressionist works often feature our northern landscape. Contact Information: E-mail: Address: 811 Conc. 6, R.R. #1, Walsingham, Ontario, N0E 1X0
March 5, 2016

Gary Payne

Gary began in the 1980’s painting landscapes, taking courses and expanding his horizons. From there, he discovered abstraction & non-objective painting which he continues to pursue […]
March 5, 2016

The Smoke Wagon Blues Band

Sunday, 1:15 – 3:00, Ian C. Moyer Music Stage Featuring funky blues harmonica, whiskey vocals, slick guitar work and a solid rhythm section, Corey Lueck […]
March 4, 2016

Coffee Tasting

Saturday, 1 -3 pm Booth #TBD The Fire Roasted Coffee Co. – An Artisan Taste Experience Join the Fire Roasted Coffee Company to sample  3 varieties […]
February 15, 2016


Discovery Village, Saturday and Sunday, The club encourages all types of carving: In-the-round carving, Relief carving, Chip carving, Caricature carving, Pyrography (wood-burning), and Whittling.  We are […]
February 7, 2016

Marlene Podetz

Ojibwe artist from Princeton, Ontario. My favourite medium is graphite and coloured pencil.
January 15, 2016

Esmeralda Carvalho

Esmeralda Carvalho enjoys drawing and writing as a pastime, and has been inspired to write and illustrate children’s books due to her son’s late development in […]
January 15, 2016

Allen Scovil

Allen has lived in Tillsonburg since 1987, and has been writing since 2002 as a hobby. He’s now retired, and is able to put more time […]
January 15, 2016

Janet Snider

Janet is a retired secondary school teacher who has written for 35 years. After retiring, she published 5 books of Canadian History for grades 5-8 and […]
January 8, 2016

Claire Cherewka

  Claire Cherewka was born in Brantford, Ontario. Claire always enjoyed drawing and painting and had an opportunity to explore when she attended Glenhyrst Art Camp. […]
January 8, 2016

Jamie Dickson

Jamie Dickson is an artist who lives in Burgessville, Ontario, Canada. While trained at the Ontario College of Art (AOCA) in the early 70’s he has […]
January 8, 2016

Elaine Cougler

A lifelong curiosity about how I happened to be born here in Canada makes me love history, particularly as it affects my life. Authors such as […]
January 8, 2016

John Novak

January 8, 2016

Dianne Payne

Dianne enjoys the fibre arts including weaving and needle felting along with encaustics (painting with wax).  Recently, she has been using some of her handwoven pieces […]
January 3, 2016

Giant Colouring Pages

Saturday and Sunday Various locations. Giant colouring pages will be located around the park with various themes.
January 3, 2016

Birds on a Wire

Saturday and Sunday. Young at Art Village. Join us in this community art project by adding your bird to the wire. Fun for the whole family.
May 19, 2013

Bubble Garden

Young at Art Village Saturday and Sunday, while supplies last, See who can blow the biggest bubbles.