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…

Fall/Winter Work Share Residencies

As we continue renovations to upgrade the shared amenities here at ORA we’re happy to offer up work share residencies from late October 2018 to early April 2019.  These zero fee self guided residencies are best suited to those interested in an hour or two work per day to help maintain the space. The main…

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…

Welcoming spring with the Great Canadian Tree-Warmer

It’s a treat to be able to offer a unique exhibition like The Great Canadian Tree-Warmer. Showing work from talented and creative artists in the woods to outdoor enthusiasts and curious art lovers alike. A short hike along the Tree Hugger Trail provided a picturesque view through the mixed hardwood forest that was dotted with gems…