2019 Art in the Garden
Join us Saturday, July 13th.
Over 40 artists and artisans will participate this year. This is a summer opportunity to enjoy the gardens and the wonderful creations of our talented friends and neighbours.
Come and chat with the individuals who make this day so special.
This year you will find woodwork, garden furniture, paintings, watercolours, photography, pottery, jewellery, basket weaving, art cards, glasswork, leather work, multimedia and more.
All of this wouldn't be possible without our fabulous volunteers. Thank you all very much!
10 am to 4 pm
Children 12 and under free
Keppel Croft parking lot
South side of Grey Road #1
Big Bay beach by the Big Bay dock
Sunday, July 14th, 2019
If a rain date is declared, we will post it here.
Meet some of the many participants
Sue Allan is a talented local baker. She is well-known at the Owen Sound Farmers' Market for her delicious biscotti.
Casey Smutylo is a multimedia artist. You are sure to find treasure at Casey's booth.
Susan Sparks presents her beautiful weaving and knitting - all wearable art to keep you cozy.
The Jane Patterson, Barb Wakeford, and Ellen Belanger create a range of colourful glass pieces from jewelry to tableware. The knowledgeable artists take pleasure in explaining their process.
Ninette Systma offers hand painted decorative items that reflect her love of the rural landscape and lifestyle.
Shan is a multidisciplinary artist who produces enticing wearable art, organic apothecary & photography. All of her work is handmade from natural, reclaimed, upcycled, vintage, local,
organic, fair trade and sustainable materials.
Jim Collins offers whimsical garden art made of cedar harvested from his property. Guaranteed to enhance your flower or vegetable gardens.
Gary Eden is Big Bay's baker. Look for his delicious bread baked in his outdoor adobe oven.
Lu-Ann Adams is an enthusiastic jeweller who always offers a wide range of unique jewellery from earrings to necklaces and more.
Bernie Range restores and makes crokinole boards and game pieces. Try your luck against this expert!
Anne Range is a basket weaver and co-beekeeper of Bernie's Bees. Try some honey made by Big Bay Bees!
Plants from Keppel Croft Gardens will be ready for you at Bill’s spot in the gardens. All his plants for sale have been grown on site.
Rob Thomas produces winter-proof wrought iron garden art which is highly sought after. Look for his pieces in Keppel Croft's garden throughout the year.
Ruth McLean is textile artist who often brings her spinning wheel to Art in the Garden. She is also a children's author and jewellery maker.
Lynne Porter, a keen student of genealogy and local history, will be on hand with her new book of stories, sketches, and photos of the families who made Big Bay and North Keppel their home. Bring your questions!
Ron and Caleb Charron, from Hanover, create custom designed furniture from salvaged and reclaimed wood. "If you can dream it....we can build it!"
View their environmentally friendly, functional art pieces.