Elora en Plein Air

GRAND RIVER PAINTING FESTIVAL

 

 

 

May 18 to 21, 2017

  1. Old Elora Mill/Tooth of Time • end of Mill St. W & Grand River • downtown Elora
  2. Hoffer Park / Old McLean House Garden • James St, Elora • spring gardens, heritage stone house
  3. Victoria Park/Lovers’ Leap • Henderson St/Vicroria Cres, Elora • steps to Irvine Gorge
  4. Elora old cemetery • South Street, Elora • old part of the cemetary • 43.68731 •-80.44163
  5. Bissell Park, Elora • at East Mill & Melville St. • river, boardwalk, footbridge Sat Farm Mkt
  6. Irvine River Bridge • David St W, Elora • view of river gorge
  7. Grand River Bridge • County Rd 7 btwn Ross & Middlebrook • view of Grand gorge
  8. Veteran’s Park Salem • off William Street at Irvine River • mill pond, old bridge • 43.69405 • -80.44808
  9. Closed Bridge over Irvine in Salem • access via William St, Salem • Views of mill pond/river • 43.69553 • 80.44793
  10. Bissell Park, Elora • Geddes St at Woolwich St Salem • mill pond/salem falls
  11. Nieuwland Feed Mill • 7460 Wellington Rd 21 at Wellington Rd 7 • rustic feed mill
  12. Old small wooden outbuilding • Wellington Rd 7 just below McNab St
  13. Barns/horses • Wellington Rd 21 close to GRCA entrance
  14. Elora Gorge Conservation Area • 7400 Wellington Cty Rd 21 • gorge views, woods *GRCA fee
  15. Beaver House • Wellington County Road 21 just past the Elora Gorge Park • It is an 1832 log house in a park-like setting
  16. CBM Plant • Wellington Rd 18, just west of Cty Rd 7 • abandoned structures, great view • 43.69034 • -80.45002
  17. Wood barns • 7394 Wellington Rd 18 • 43.6821 • -80.46121
  18. Carroll Creek, Barns Silos • Eighth Line, south of Wellington Rd 18 • farm building on hillside • 43.65403 • -80.48744
  19. 2 Story White Stucco House • Weisennberg Rd /Middlebrook Rd
  20. Bridge at Grand River, wooden floor • Weisennberg Rd /Middlebrook Rd • bridge closed to vehicles, trail • 43.63067 • -8047706
  21. Wellington Fibres • 7119 Middelbrook Rd, Elora • old farms, log house • 43.63979 • -80.47768
  22. Eighth Line Bridge over Grand • 8th Line south of Middlebrook Rd • north side only, hunters out!
  23. Pilkington Outlook • Wellington Rd 21 just past Inverhaugh • Great vistas of Grand/Flats • 43.63082 • -80.43972
  24. Trail down to Gorge • Wellington Rd 21 at Sideroad 4 • Steep trail - caution • 43.63707 • -80.43957
  25. Abandoned log cabin • 6311 Sideroad 4 • 43.64517 • -80.43067
  26. Pond view • 43.64517• -80.41822
  27. Abandoned Haig House • Sideroad 4 / Cty Rd 7 • in the valley • 43.65904 • -80.37857
  28. Stone slit barn • County Rd 7  across from Sideroad 10 • on hillside, creek view below • 43.63991 • -80.37857
  29. Bethany United Chuch • Sideroad 10 and Fourth Line • old country church • 43.62368 • -80.40061
  30. More barns • Fourth Line and Sideroad 10 • 43.62365 • -80.40054
  31. Barns/Horses/Silo • Sideroad 4 & Second Line E
  32. Elora Quarry Conservation Park • 319 Wellington Rd 18, Elora • old quarry pond  *GRCA fee
  33. Wellington County Museum • 0536 Wellington Rd 18 • Former House of Refuge
  34. Downtown Fergus • St Andrew St East • Old Scottish stone town
  35. Templin Gardens • Downtown Fergus
  36. Footbridge • off William Street at Irvine River
  37. Falls/river • Scotland Rd at Grand River, Fergus • Park setting overlooks river falls
  38. Pierpoint Park • Lamond St. at Anderson St South • on the Grand River - historical
  39. Barns and Vista • Lamond St. at Anderson St South
  40. Belwood Lake Conservation Park • 8282 Wellington Cty RD 18, Fergus N1M 2W5 • *GRCA fee
  41. Bridge at Shand Dam, Belwood, Belwood Lake access via Trail • Walking bridge across dam Cataract Trail

 

 

Suggested Points of Interest

When: May 18th to 21st, 2017

Where: Fergus Elora and surrounding countryside

For more information: elorapleinair@gmail.com

Official Coffee of Elora Plein Air  Ashanti

Award Sponsors:

Best Garden: LittleTree Garden Market

Best Architectural Subject:  Edge Realty

Best Town Subject:  Mermaid in Elora

Bissell Quick Paint Sponsor/Best in Show:   Elora Farmers’ Market

 

Photo credits: Anne Hobbs

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