WARHOL IN WINDSOR
Friday, June 1, 2018
The Art Gallery of Windsor launches what may be the most exciting and anticipated exhibits in the history of the gallery.
The Sandwich Project (Part Two) will feature 27 pieces of art from the iconic Ameican artist, Andy Warhol, including some artworks which have never been loaned to galleries before.
The opening is open to the general public for $15 and allows them to enjoy the exhibit as well as snack on some free appetizers and a cash bar. AGW members will receive free entry.
FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS
Friday, June 1, 2018
To help celebrate all the vibrant colours of Andy Warhol arriving in Windsor, our free Friday Night Lights bike ride will bring our vibrant lights to the doorstep of the Art Gallery of Windsor.
Enjoy the sight of hundreds of colourfully lit cyclists rolling by, bells clacking, as they partake in a pub crawl on two wheels. Riders are always trying to outdo each other with their decorations on each ride. If you pay close enough attention, you may catch a glimpse of the couple on a tandem bike which has custom built chandelier installed to hang over them as they ride.
Riders will begin gathering at Lanspeary Park at 7:30pm with the ride beginning at 8:00pm.
ART IN THE PARK
June 2&3, 2018
The streets of the historic Walkerville neighbourhood come alive with thousands of people every Art in the Park.
As one of Ontario’s largest outdoor arts and crafts shows with exhibitors from all over Ontario and Quebec, Art in the Park attracts over 30,000 visitors annually.
The more than 270 artists and artisans set up around the 15.5 acres of gated grounds surrounding the beautiful and historic Willistead Manor, one of the beautiful architectural masterpieces spread throughout the neighbourhood.
WINDSOR ADVENTURE INC.
It’s water sport season! Windsor Adventure Inc. officially opens for the season this weekend to bring their kayaks and paddle boards back onto Lake St. Clair and the Detroit River.
They’ve got some pretty cool experiences, including bringing you through the channels of Peche Island, which once housed the cottage of Canadian Club founder, Hiram Walker. Afterall, you are in Whiskytown, Canada.
DRINKS OF WALKERVILLE
Saturday, June 2, 2018
Speaking of Whiskytown, Canada, no weekend is complete without taking part in a Drinks of Walkerville experience.
One of the many highlights of this walking tour was named an Ontario Signature Experience and brings guests through the Hiram Walker & Sons distillery, the largest in North America.
BONUS: WOLFHEAD DISTILLERY TOUR
Complete your weekend with a guided tour of Wolfhead Distillery and see how they make whisky that is 3.5 million years in the making. All tours include whisky samples.