Art and a Country Garden 2015

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Things are coming together for my first summer event…
Please save the date!
Friday, July 17 and Saturday, July 18, 2015, 10 am – 8 pm
Come and visit my family and me on the farm!
Address: 54130 Range Road 270, Sturgeon County, AB

Schedule of activities:

Friday July 17
Doors open, art sales and garden tours        10 am to closing
Alison Schole musical performance               11 am to 2 pm
Judy Schafers Artist Talk                                  2:30  to 2:40 pm
David Schoults musical performance               3 pm to evening
Judy Schafers painting demonstration           periodically
Closing                                                              8 pm

Saturday July 18
Doors open, art sales and garden tours       10 am to closing
Judy Schafers painting demonstration         11 am
Judy Schafers Artist Talk                                1 pm to 1:10
Leah Balding musical performance time      TBA
Event closing                                                   8 pm

Changes to schedule will be announced as info becomes available.

When you visit you will find:
New paintings and miniatures in the garden and studio, live music, garden tours, my first ‘artist’s talk’ and painting demonstrations, summer refreshments, a draw for 2 small original artworks, discount coupons for painting lessons. Keep a look out for interesting collections in my quirky garden, including original art by local sculptors.
I look forward to visiting with you, so please be sure to find me and say hello!

Rain-out date is Friday July 24.
In the case of bad weather, we will have the studio and garden open for visits on Friday, July 24th from 10 am to 8 pm. Please check back to this page for further updates, or sign up to my newsletter.

Enter the draw!

"Land of the Summer Sun" and "Rain In Due Season"

“Land of the Summer Sun” and “Rain In Due Season”

Y our purchase of original art (value of a minimum of $150) will entitle you to be entered into the draw for one of these two paintings!

Join us for Live Music in the Garden!

This is David Shoults

This is David Shoults



Friday, July 17, 3pm-ish  

David Shoults and his music will be joining us in the garden (or studio, depending on the weather) around 3 pm on Friday. David is a local musician from Edmonton who is a student by day, and a student by night. He is currently doing his masters in public health at the University of Alberta. David also runs weekly podcast (Things You Can Hear With Your Ears) with friend and colleague, Brandon Cathcart.



Alison Schole1Friday, July 17, 11 am to 2 pm

21-year-old Alison Schole lives on a farm in the Busby area and has been playing guitar since the age of 9. She enjoys singing and playing mainly classic and modern country, and has performed at various events in Westlock, Thorhild and St. Albert. Alison also operates her own dog grooming and training business, raises broiler chickens, and has been involved extensively in 4-H.