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West Carleton Arts Society's Summer Arts Festival

  • Carp Fairgrounds, 3790 Carp Rd. 3790 Carp Rd Ottawa, ON, K0A 1L0 Canada (map)

The West Carleton Arts Society is excited to announce its third summer art festival, Art on the Grass, on Saturday, August 22 at the Carp Fairgrounds. The event runs from 8am to 4pm, rain or shine. Some of the best artists in the region and fine craftspeople will be offering their own fine art and original handmade crafts. This art festival is designed to engage visitors in all forms of art and craft. Visitors will hear the live music of Spencer Scharfe and be entertained by Dr. Kaboom! Children will have an opportunity to paint with Jeff of JB Arts at the kids’ tent. Some artists will paint outdoors, en plein air, with prizes awarded at the end of the day. Artists and craftspeople may apply until July 31. Painters can register for the plein air paintout on August 22 before 10am. Young artists are welcome to paint en plein air at a reduced registration fee of $5. All plein air artists should come with their art supplies before 10am. To register visit or contact Lis Allison at (613 832-2156).