Tag Archives: Art

Feel the beat and have a treat!

Oxford County is your summer destination for all things culinary and music.Whether you are looking to get your hands dirty milking a cow or sit back and enjoy talented folk artists while nibbling gourmet chocolates, Oxford County is a great … Continue reading

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An Enchanted Improv Night

It was a typical February night in Woodstock – bitterly cold with winds howling as residents briskly moved from one spot to another.  Yet, it was pleasingly warm inside the Enchanted Theatre Company’s cozy Main Street hideaway.  A packed house … Continue reading

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Home, Heart and Hospitality all in one place that’s Quehl’s of Tavistock!

Nestled between Woodstock and Stratford is the loving little village of Tavistock, home to one of Oxford County’s best restaurants.  Of course I’m speaking of Quehl’s (pronounced like the bird Quail).  Delicious meals since 1931! Prior to Quehl’s taking residence … Continue reading

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Ingersoll Creative Arts Centre – Where creative desire explodes!

Creativity is the ultimate form of expression and express you will with one of the many classes offered at the Ingersoll Creative Arts Centre.  Do you have an inner Picasso just dying to be let free? Try a Fine Art … Continue reading

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Annandale National Historic Site – A Must See

Is it possible that a single house could have such rich history and colorful characters occupying it?  Yes, it is and this house is Annandale National Historic Site in Tillsonburg, Ontario.  From the moment you walk in you know this … Continue reading

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Ross Butler Studio, Woodstock, Ontario

Do you have a love of farm animals, especially cows? Do you love original art and sculpture? Do you appreciate all the time and effort that goes into a painting or sculpture then have I got a place for you! … Continue reading

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Patina’s

Its name is melodious – Patina’s. It suggests vintage, age, with a touch of mythology. Surely Pandora’s box could be found within Pantina’s. Located at 112 Thames Street South in Ingersoll, it is a unique gift store that specializes in … Continue reading

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Ross Butler (1907-1995)

Born and raised in Norwich Township, agricultural artist Ross Butler was perhaps best known for the amazing butter sculptures made for both the Canadian National Exhibition and the Royal Winter Fair. Actually, this self-taught artist was a painter, writer, song-writer, … Continue reading

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Bird

“Out of the tangled memories of a far past, I am jotting down, at random, a few of the incidents that crowd my mind as I look back over the years I spent with Florence, and of her as a … Continue reading

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Hayball

The room is darkened by heavy, Victorian style curtains. You sit awkwardly on a chair staring at a man standing behind a box. A cloth covers his head as he peers into the box. There are a series of complicated … Continue reading

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