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Headwaters Arts Fall Festival

  • Thu Sep 15, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Sat Sep 17, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Sun Sep 18, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Fri Sep 30, 7:30 p.m. - 10 p.m.
  • Sun Oct 02, 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Alton Mill Arts Centre

Line Up of Events:

Plan to visit the show and all the upcoming special Fall Festival events, there are so many exciting things to discover. WE ARE HERE! runs from September 14 until October 2, 2022.

The Headwaters Arts Gallery is open Wednesday-Sunday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m, Alton Mill Arts Centre, 1402 Queen Street West, Alton, Ontario.

Thursday, September 15: Opening Night Soireé

Headwaters Arts is proud to present "WE ARE HERE", the 26th Annual Juried Fall Festival Art Show & Sale. The Fall Festival kicks off with our flagship fundraising event, the show's Opening Night Soiree where you get a first glimpse of the over 75 works by 55 talented artists from across Headwaters region and Southern Ontario. Meet the artists, purchase art, enjoy fabulous tastes by Gregory’s catering, sip cool refreshments, engage in good conversation, groove to the jazzy tunes by The Sidemen, and celebrate the moment with the award presentations to the prize winning artists chosen by our 2022 jurors, Joanne Poluch and Todd Tremeer. COME TO THE PARTY! Get your tickets here.

Saturday, September 17: Arts Market

Alton's bicentennial promises to be a day filled with festive activities. In honour of the 200 year celebration Headwaters Arts is proud to host another fabulous Arts Market under the tented roof. Come out and shop the talented artists and artisans. While at the Alton Mill, take the opportunity to view the 26th Annual Juried Art Show and Sale!

Sunday, September 18: Jurors Walk

The "Jurors Walk" returns this year with Joanne Poluch & Todd Tremeer, giving everyone the opportunity to learn about what our jurors eye beholds and sharing their insights.

 Friday, September 30: The Campfire Poets Concert

See The Campfire Poets live in concert - the full 5-piece band takes the stage and promises to get you up and dancin'. Get your tickets here. Concert begins at 7:30. Bar and food truck opens at 6:30 p.m. 

Sunday, October 2: A Bookish Afternoon

Three engaging authors grace the stage under the tented Annex for readings and insights about their published works. Proudly presented by Booklore in partnership with Headwaters Arts. Get your tickets here.