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…

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…