A FREE two-day festival celebrating local artists and artisans

Art on the Waterfront takes place June 2-3, 2018 in downtown Chesterville, Ontario, and features artwork, handmade soaps, jewelry, preserves, home baked goods, and much more. We also have demonstrations from local martial artists, dancers, performers, “Kids Zone” and LIVE music.

Art design Contest 

This year’s colouring contest design is by Rose from The Dreaming Art Studio. Kids are to colour and submit the colouring page at the Kids Zone by 4:00pm on Saturday, June 2nd.

Prizes will be awarded for the winner of each category

  • age 4 and under
  • 5-7 years
  • 8-10 years

Need a free lift?                                                                         

On Saturday, June 2nd, Wubs Transit is providing a charter bus to make sure make it safely to Art on the Waterfront and back. Drop-off and pick-up location is at the Chesterville Library, 1 Mill Street, at the main stage right in the heart of the action.Wubs Transit logo

Schedule                                          

BUSINESS CENTER, 457 MAIN STREET, WINCHESTER, ON

TRIP DEPART WINCHESTER ARRIVE CHESTERVILLE DEPART CHESTERVILLE ARRIVE WINCHESTER
1 10:00 A.M. 10:15 A.M. 1:00 P.M. 1:15 P.M.
2 1:30 P.M. 1:45 P.M. 6:00 P.M. 6:15 P.M.

FINCH ARENA, 4 JOHN STREET, FINCH, ON

TRIP DEPART FINCH ARRIVE CHESTERVILLE DEPART CHESTERVILLE ARRIVE FINCH
1 10:30 A.M. 10:45 A.M. 1:45 P.M. 2:00 P.M.

 

Schedule of Events

We have something for everyone to enjoy! Check the full schedule here.

Saturday

All Kids Zone activities will take place in the yard behind Louis’, weather permitting.

Throughout the weekend and weather permitting, we will again have a chalk art contest. Kids can visit the info booth in the Kids Zone to receive chalk and their designated area. Prizes will be awarded.

10:00 AM Bouncy Castle

11:00 AM – 3 PM Face Painting  ($2.00)

10:00 AM – 3 PM play areas (play dough, create your own bubble wand, crafts)

10:30 AM Monkey Rock Music “Monkey Rock Music is a fun, entertaining and creative participatory music program for young children and their adult care givers”.

2:00 PM Illusionist Kevin Smith can be sure to keep your children thoroughly entertained with his audience participating children’s magic show.

4:00 PM Colouring contest submissions due.

FREE: North Dundas Township will be showing a movie under the stars featuring “Jumanji” on the main stage starting at dusk. Concessions available.

Sunday

All Kids Zone activities will take place in the yard behind Louis’, weather permitting.

10:00 AM Bouncy Castle

10:00 AM – 3 PM play areas (play dough, create your own bubble wand, crafts)

11:30 AM Open Mic

12:00 PM – 3 PM Face Painting ($2.00)

1:15 PM MAIN STAGEHey Buster is a group of father/musicians that started writing songs to entertain their own children in 2010.  Their show is energetic and interactive featuring dance moves for the kids, jokes for the adults, dramatic props, great guitar licks and just a itty bitty little tiny bit of education (a couple of the guys are teachers).

2:00 PM PM Scavenger Hunt

Various games to be ongoing for the Children throughout the day. Popcorn and Cotton Candy will also be available for purchase. Play areas with play dough, create your own bubble wand, crafts…