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Painting and Poetry in the Orchard
Painting and Poetry in the Orchard

Sat, Oct 01


Quinceotica Farms

Painting and Poetry in the Orchard

Join us in the quince orchard during harvest season for a four-hour plein air gathering at beautiful Quinceotica Farm in Yellow Point. Meander, write, sketch, paint, and leave with freshly picked quince.

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Time & Location

Oct 01, 2022, 9:45 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. PDT

Quinceotica Farms, 12850 Doole Road, Ladysmith, BC

About the Event

This four-hour experience is all about meandering, creating, and sharing. Seek and celebrate inspiration in a relaxed, country setting. Enjoy quince-covered trees at Quinceotica Farm in Yellow Point, and farmer/poet/painter John Edwards will tour you around and share poetry before turning you loose for free range creating with artist/educator/curator Leona Pendrak.


  • 9:45 AM Meet John Edwards at the furthest end of Doole Road at the gate to Quinceotica Farm
  • 10:00 to 11:00 AM Enjoy a guided tour through the quince orchards with roaming poetry readings by John Edwards
  • 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM Watch Leona demonstrate, then wander freely to paint/write/sketch with a map of the grounds provided by John
  • 1:00 to 2:00 PM Gather together on the deck for provided refreshments and an optional sharing of what you've been working on

Things to Bring:

  • art supplies of choice in carryall
  • notepad and pen or pencil
  • an easy-to-carry folding chair
  • snacks and a full water bottle
  • clothing/shoes/accessories for the weather of the day
  • camera
  • anything else you'd like to provide comfort


  • Registration Fee




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