Winter Work Share Residencies 2020

Once again we’re happy to be offering our Winter Work Share Residencies which will be running from January to the end of April 2020 . These zero fee self guided residencies are best suited to those who can contribute an hour or two work per day to help maintain the space. The main duties consist…

Art + Nature + Music

Imagine for a moment that you happened by some interesting outdoor art installation that filled you with wonder. That was the feeling I experienced as I pulled in the driveway to park by the barn at ORA. It was almost as if a magical tent village had popped up out of nowhere and transformed the…

August Art + Acoustic Sounds

What good would summer in Bancroft be without an outdoor art installation, house concert and bonfire? Guess what friends you’re in luck! Nicole E. Schlosser is gathering a few good people from Atelier Presse Papier to bring you a garden of silk screened works that are part of a project called 123 PARC that will…

Cicadas signal a summer update + Live Music!

As the cicadas buzz high up in the trees signaling the half way point to summer we’re reminded that it’s time for a little update. Thinking back to the end of winter and that precious/sweet sap season, it seems like so long ago that we were mumbling the words “will this winter ever end?”. But…

Rube & Rake set to bring some Newfoundland charm to your family day.

This February end your family day weekend with a bonfire and house concert featuring Rube & Rake. Coming to us all the way from St. John’s, Newfoundland, Josh Sandu and Andrew Laite are a folk/roots duo that have played across Canada over the last 4 years. Rube & Rake craft and sing mournful traveler’s songs…

Extend your long weekend fun with Dog is Blue

Don’t let the summer go by without a warm evening bonfire and good southern Ontario sounds from Dog is Blue. We’re so pleased to be able to bring you Indie-folk duo Paul Watson, principal songwriter and cookie-tin pedal enthusiast, and Laura Heaney, purveyor of ghost-noises and multi-instrumentalist extraordinaire. Together they bramble around proudly with all…

A year at ORA

Looking back on the past year at Owl Ridge Acres gives us a lot of joy, its been quite a special year. From guiding hikes through the woods to experience The Great Canadian Tree Warmer installation to intimate heart warming concerts while gathering in the living room, 2016 is full of happy memories. But there…

An evening with Tim Moxam

As we enjoy the remaining weeks of summer, taking in the moments like lake swims, picnic gatherings and exploration hikes. We’d like to invite you to celebrate the passing season and welcome autumn with a bonfire and house concert featuring Tim Moxam. Tim is a Toronto based singer/songwriter,  currently touring to support his debut album Soft Summer. No…