The 26th annual Autumn Leaves Studio Tour as well as the first ever Saugeen Artist Guild Art Studio Tours are both taking place this weekend.
The public is encouraged to take in the Autumn Leaves Studio Tour which stretches across Grey County as well as the Saugeen Artist Guild Art Studio Tour which covers an area from Walkerton all the way to Holland Centre this weekend.
Maps to the free self guided tours can be downloaded online. ( www.autumnleavesstudiotour.ca and www.saugeenartists.ca )
Spokesperson and artist Bev Morgan says the studio art tours feature a wide variety of mixed medium including: paintings, sculptures, pottery, jewellery, stain glass, photography, fiber art, wood, metal as well as tattoo art.
There are 33 artists exhibiting at 17 studio location for the Autumn Leaves Studio Tour and 12 artists in 9 studio locations for the Saugeen Artist Guild Studio Tour.
Morgan encourages the public to take a drive this weekend and visit the various studio locations.
She calls it a great way to take in the beautiful Autumn colours while discovering the rich local talent this region has to offer.
Admission is free and the studio tours run from 10 am till 5pm each day. (October 4th to 6th)
Donations however will be accepted for those participating in the Autumn Leaves Studio Tour that will go to support Hope Haven which is a local therapeutic riding and wellness centre.