Alton Village, Caledon – On Wednesday, Sylvia Jones, MPP for Dufferin-Caledon and Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) Board Member Crista Renner, stopped in at the Alton Mill Arts Centre for a public meeting held by the Alton Millpond Association. They presented a plaque from the Ontario Trillium Foundation to mark the work being done as a… Read more »
Our art, at your pace. In fall, the season when nature itself reveals its most beautiful art, visitors flock to discover and meet our bounty of artists in relaxed, fun ways. Art tours are self-directed tours at your own pace to the home-studios and galleries of dozens of Headwaters artists, giving you a friendly meet-and-greet…. Read more »
For Immediate Release Celebrating Excellence in Arts and Culture Headwaters Arts Presents a Fall Lineup of Film, Visual Arts & Music Caledon, ON – Join regional non-profit Headwaters Arts for a spectacular showcase of arts and culture, with the return of one of Ontario’s most respected arts events! This year Headwaters Arts’ main event, the… Read more »
Flames, food, and fine art at the Alton Mill Arts Centre, January 20 & 21 Caledon, ON – Rekindle your love of Canadian winter traditions and the great outdoors at the Alton Mill Arts Centre’s 9th annual Fire & Ice Festival, January 20 and 21, 2018. In advance of the PyeongChang Olympics in February, the… Read more »
Celebrating Tourism Excellence in Headwaters Headwaters Tourism is honoured to present the nominees for our 2018 Headwaters Tourism Awards. The winners will be announced on Tuesday, January 16th at the Orangeville Town Hall Opera House, following the first annual provincial Rural Tourism Symposium, hosted by Headwaters Tourism. Headwaters Tourism is pleased to announce that this… Read more »
For immediate release | Caledon, ON The Alton Mill Arts Centre is pleased to announce the opening of Rare Threads, a Fibre Design and Fashion Market. Made up of numerous spaces, each a mini-storefront for each entrepreneur, the marketplace features collections of outerwear, handwoven, hand-dyed and/or hand-knit scarves and accessories, garments created from reclaimed materials,… Read more »
Headwaters Arts and Central Counties Tourism Present Larry Kurtz and The Lawbreakers Larry Kurtz, local music legend and founder of the Orangeville Blues & Jazz Festival, will appear live in concert at the Alton Mill Arts Centre in Caledon this Friday, September 29, 8pm, alongside his solo band The Lawbreakers in support of the 2017… Read more »
Discover Your Naturally Creative and Spirited Self! Local Artist and Instructor CJ Shelton hosts a fun and interactive Open House at her studio during Headwaters Arts Festival Alton Mill Arts Centre – Local artist CJ Shelton will inspire and help guide you on your creative or spiritual journey on Saturday September 16 and Saturday September… Read more »
Headwaters Arts Festival 2017: You’re invited to take a trip along the back roads & celebrate creative excellence along the way! Discover a world of vibrant fall colours and artistic wonders in the beautiful Headwaters region. From September 15th to October 9th Headwaters Arts opens their doors for one of Ontario’s most respected annual Arts Festivals. This year,… Read more »
And Now for Something a Little Different! Colours in Black and White John Geeza Caledon, ON – Headwaters Arts is pleased to present our newest show – ’Colours in Black and White’ by member John Geeza. John grew up in a devastated landscape. Deep coal mining bored tunnels under the earth, then strip mining continued… Read more »
Looking for a fun late-summer fling? Why not take a casual road trip in the heart of Headwaters and the Greenbelt! The Villages of Alton, Belfountain and Erin offer Tri-Village treasures to appeal to every eye and palate. Less than an hour from Toronto, these hidden gems will soon become your favourite small town stops…. Read more »
For immediate release: July 12, 2017 Contact: Russna Somal, email@example.com A Fantastic Summer Day at Headwaters’ Largest Culinary Festival! CALEDON, ON – It’s delicious. It’s decadent. It’s cutting edge, (pun intended) and it’s entertaining. Like a lovely meal paired with the perfect beverage, the highly anticipated Wine & Food Festival at Alton Mill pairs 25 Mill… Read more »
For immediate release: June 26, 2017 Headwaters Arts continues to Celebrate Canada’s 150th Birthday! Join us on July 1st for our Canada Day Concert! O Canada Caledon, ON – Join Headwaters Arts at from 6:30 pm. (to approximately 10:30pm.) on Saturday, July 1st as they present A Canada Day Concert featuring, not just one,… Read more »
For immediate release: May 30, 2017 Headwaters Arts Invites you to join us for a Birthday Bash! Help us celebrate Canada’s 150th Birthday with our newest show – O Canada Caledon, ON – Our new show O Canada will celebrate Canada’s 150th Birthday with a members juried show and sale, and a Birthday Bash!… Read more »
For immediate release: March 10, 2017 Join Headwaters Arts as we present Bonnie Eskelson – 12 Days on the Road…and more! Wednesday March 29th to Sunday April 30th, 2017 CALEDON, ON – Roads, maps, and a surprise around every bend! For a landscape painter such as Bonnie Eskelson, road trips (plane trips, train… Read more »
Regional tourism industry businesses, representatives and community champions gathered together on Monday, December 5th at the new Adamo Estate Winery to celebrate excellence at the 2016 Headwaters Tourism Awards. Guests at the event enjoyed fabulous taste sensations prepared by the team at Adamo Estate Winery, as they mingled and networked with their industry colleagues. It… Read more »
Come to the Headwaters for the Opening Gala, Juried Art Show & Sale, Authors’ Night and Monday Night at the Movies For immediate release–Wednesday, September 7, 2016 Caledon: Headwaters Arts is proud to present the 20th Anniversary Headwaters Arts Festival. The festival includes the Opening Gala, Friday, September 16; the Juried Art Show &… Read more »
Read about The Friendly Chef Adventures’ Chef Pam Fanjoy’s transition from social worker to chef in this article from the August 2016 edition of Restaurant News.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 17, 2016 Hit songwriters Dean McTaggart and Nashville’s Alan Rhody will join host Bruce Madole in The Source of the Song songwriters’ concert series on Sunday July 17th, 2-4 pm at The Alton Mill Arts Centre in Caledon. Presented in writers-in-the-round format, the writers take turns performing their songs and telling stories… Read more »
For immediate release: June 6, 2016 Chef Pam Fanjoy & Chef Suman Roy open highly anticipated new café bistro. CALEDON, ON – Mouth-watering hot soups, flavourful sandwiches, crispy salads and moist, decadent pastries – hungry yet? These are just a few menu items on the list for the Alton Mill Arts Centre’s brand new café,… Read more »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – FRIDAY, JUNE 3, 2016 – Caledon, ON The Bartlett Gallery is pleased to announce a new Exhibition by Carlos Delgado and Alex Usquiano. Vice Versa is the coming together of two newcomer artists, both originally from Colombia, to share their interpretation of the human expression, and lack thereof, within urban, manmade… Read more »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 25 November 2015 Celebrating Tourism Excellence in Headwaters Headwaters Tourism celebrated excellence in tourism at their annual tourism awards ceremony, A Taste of Tourism on Wednesday, November 25th at the Dufferin County Museum & Archives. With a record number of nominations in 2015, it is clear that the tourism industry… Read more »
Celebrate the delicious diversity of Headwaters region’s food, drink and creativity this Father’s Day weekend. Recently named a Top 100 Festival in Ontario, Cuisine-Art kicks off Summer 2015 with tasting stations throughout the art studios and galleries of the historic Alton Mill Arts Centre. Non-stop entertainment: The Main Stage features chef demos, live jazz, cook-offs… Read more »
After three hard-fought preliminary competitions, only twelve finalists remain heading into the Headwaters Region Art Battle Championship, taking place on Friday, May 22nd, from 6-9 pm at the Alton Mill Arts Centre. “It’s been an incredible ride,” says Alton Mill programmer and organizer Harry Posner. “When we agreed to co-host these events along with Club… Read more »
Alton presents a festival of flames, food & fine art CALEDON, ON – Warm up to winter and bring the whole family for a blizzard of fun, at the 6th annual Fire & Ice festival on Saturday, Jan. 24 and Sunday Jan. 25, 2015, at the Alton Mill Arts Centre. It’s time to rediscover… Read more »
On Saturday, December 6, the first ever Headwaters Region Art Battle, co-organized by the Alton Mill Arts Centre and Club Art, was a wonderful success, attracting 10 painters from the region, and more than forty viewers. The grand winner at the end of the day, after three fiercely contested twenty minute rounds, was the Alton… Read more »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – November 18, 2014 Eat local. Read local. As part of their Celebrate Local Authors campaign, the Caledon Public Library will be hosting STOPPING BY MILL ON A POETRY EVENING (with apologies to Robert Frost). Eight award-winning Caledon poets will be strutting their metaphorical stuff on Friday, November 28th, 7-9… Read more »
Celebrating Headwaters’ Tourism Champions at the 2014 TASTE OF TOURISM AWARDS On Wednesday, November 19th, The Hills of Headwaters Tourism Association celebrated excellence in tourism and hospitality at its annual tourism awards ceremony. Businesses and individuals exemplifying business and customer service excellence, and who help profile the Hills of Headwaters region as one of… Read more »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Join us in the soup line at the Alton Mill Arts Centre for the 5th annual Empty Bowls event. Food lovers, local artisans, restaurants and caterers are set to raise funds for local food banks in Orangeville and Caledon on Sunday Oct. 19, 2014. At this popular, soup kitchen-style gathering guests… Read more »
Tickets are available now for the Evening Art Gala and Authors Night. The Headwaters Arts Festival opens with an evening Gala where you can grow your art collection from our world class juried show of original artwork in all mediums. Visit Altonmill.ca for more details on this stunning evening of art, music and food in… Read more »
New this year at Cuisine-Art, the Market stage; featuring non-stop live music including a performance by “The Moody Hues” Bob ‘Omar’ Tunnoch, Gary Taylor and friends. Don’t miss this rare chance to see juno-award winning musicians in the heart of Alton as they demonstrate just how multi-talented they are. You can also see artwork by… Read more »
Passion. Romance. Violence. Vengeance. Despair. Love. Romeo and Juliet is a tale of warring families and star-crossed young lovers. Humber River Shakspeare Co. is now in its seventh season of outdoor Summer touring, presents Shakespeare’s beloved romantic tragedy Romeo and Juliet Friday July 18 at the Alton Mill Arts Centre.
Join Headwaters Arts Monday June 16 to thank and celebrate the acomplishments of Mayor Marolyn Morrison as she nears the end of her eleven years in office as Mayor. This event is a fundraiser for Headwaters Arts. Tickets are $60 and are available online at HeadwatersArts.com now. More information on this exciting event is available… Read more »
The Noodle Gallery is now open! A gallery of stunning images of this new space are available on our website. Featuring the work of guests artists, we invite you to come explore this new gallery which makes a gorgeous addition to our historic building.
Join us for workshops, events and more this Mother’s Day weekend! Enjoy a special Mother’s Day menu at Shaw’s Creek Cafe. Attend the Pearl Event of the Year. Give it a Whirl with Andrea Bird and take part in Art in the Round May 9, 10, 11.
The cast iron mixing pot on our property is a historical remnant of the equipment from the operation of the Mill during the 1800’s. A sign posted nearby invites anyone with information about the pot’s function or history to get in touch with us. Recently, visitor to the Mill John Howard Gibson, engineering technologist and… Read more »
Rick Mercer once said “When Mendelson Joe calls you answer.” At 3pm on Sunday March 30 the famous recluse called in via videoconference to a packed house of art lovers in the Bartlett Gallery. Photos from the event are below. “Out of the Cage” is on now until April 19.
Anne’s new studio is upstairs on the second floor. Anne’s art presents a variety of expressionist landscapes citing nature as one of her strongest influences. She says “I am not an abstractionist. … I am not interested in the relationships of color or form or anything else. … I’m interested only in expressing basic human… Read more »
The millpond ice rink is open to the public when the ice conditions are safe. This year has been a banner year for the rink, and as of this past weekend (Feb 9th), it is clear and usable. We try to keep the heavy snow off the ice surface using a snow blower. However, we… Read more »
The “Capture the Burn” photo contest returns Saturday Jan 25 during Fire & Ice 2014. Artist Paul Morin will set alight an all new Fire Sculpture to welcome the new year and you can be there to capture it all on film at Fire & Ice 2014! Join us This Saturday and Sunday Jan 25… Read more »
Dave Bidini, well known musician with the iconic Canadian band the Rheostatics and prolific writer stopped by the Millrace room with his new book “Keon and Me: My Search for the Lost Soul of the Leafs”. The event also featured the unveiling of a painting of Dave Keon by Mark Grice, a performance by the… Read more »
Ron Munro (right), chairman of the board of Hills of Headwaters Tourism and Lisa Johnson, treasurer, present the Alton Mill’s Meg Floyd (centre) with the 2013 tourism award for Best Arts, Culture & Heritage Experience. The prize included a limited edition print by Julia Gilmore.
We are honoured and so proud to be nominated for TWO “Taste of Tourism” awards for the following categories: Best Arts, Culture or Heritage Experience and Tourism Ambassador Thank you to those who took the time to nominate us!! Every year the Hills of Headwaters celebrates excellence in tourism at our annual tourism awards ceremony: … Read more »
Check out the new 3 minute Alton Mill Arts Centre Vido by GOAD Media “A Labour of Love“. The video showcases the Mill throughout its history and in its new incarnation as an award winning Arts Centre located in the heart of the Village of Alton.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 6th, 2013 CONTACT: firstname.lastname@example.org 519-760-2404 A creative recipe for a perfect weekend: Take one historic mill, combine with an enviable art culture, mix in gifted artists, passionate local chefs, food producers and an array of exciting entertainment and merchants and what do you get? The 5th annual Cuisine–Art festival at the Alton Mill of… Read more »
Adrian Rasso and his band perform in the Alton Mill Jazz Annex Sunday, June 2nd, from 2-4pm as part of the Orageville blues and Jazz Festival. Groove to gyspsy and latin infused blues all afternoon long in the Annex courtyard. Plus, the show will feature an opening performance by the zany and totally unique Rubber… Read more »
Fall is not only the most beautiful season in the Hills, it is also the most arts-rich. This fall will be no exception as the artists from the Alton Mill Arts Centre bring you three creative weekends on hands-on arts experience in conjunction with the Headwater’s Arts Festival. With everything from fine art openings to… Read more »