The Central Fraser Valley Graphic Guild is holding a plein air event taking place on Oct. 1. / Linda Williamson

A plein air art event planned for Mission

Central Fraser Valley Graphic Guild is holding the event on Oct. 1 in and around Stave Falls

The Central Fraser Valley Graphic Guild is holding a plein air event taking place on Oct. 1.

This event, plein air (or painting outdoors), will take place in and around Stave Falls.

Artists will select spots in or near the BC Hydro Visitors Centre, Hayward Park or spots north on the Florence Lake Forest Service Road, formerly Burma Road, as far as Sayres Lake.

Registration starts at 9:30 a.m., at Hotties Italian Restaurant, following which artists will go to their selected spots to paint.

The Guild is recommending all artists paint with a buddy. The artists will reassemble at 2 p.m. at Hotties with paintings in various stages of completion and completed for judging.

Prizes will be awarded at 3 p.m. Selections from the completed artworks will be shown at the House of Fine Arts in Abbotsford for the month of October.

Visitors and observers are welcome. The BC Hydro Visitor’s Centre will be open and free that day as well.

For the registration and information package, please contact Linda Williamson by email at linda.g.williamson@gmail.com.

Just Posted

#MeToo at work: Employers play a role in fixing culture of harassment

B.C. workplaces are getting ahead of being the next MeToo debacle, calling on experts to train staff

Number of overdose calls in Mission nearly double

From April to October of 2017, Mission had 111 incidents, compared to 61 in 2016

Woman charged with attempted murder after Mission assault

Victim in hospital in stable condition after Maple Ridge woman allegedly attacks him

If it snows, move your car

Streets in Mission that have cars parked on them, won’t get plowed this winter

Police investigate apparent impaired-driving crash

Incident took place in Abbotsford on Thursday night

VIDEO: Average Canadian food bill to rise by $348 in 2018

Atlantic Canada and B.C. will see the most increases for consumers

VIDEO: balloons and games and music at Basic for Babies in Langley

Event helps Food Banks stock supplies for infants

Update: RCMP arrest domestic assault suspect west of Kamloops.

The RCMP Emergency Response Team made the arrest at around 4:30 p.m.

Owl found dead after eating rat poison leaves B.C. woman concerned

After finding the owl on her Surrey property, Christine Trozzo says the poison is a concern for kids

Change to CPP death benefit panned as insufficient to cover funeral costs

Funeral Services Association of Canada lobbied governments to raise the value to $3,580

B.C. woman brain injured in crash as a baby gets $1.1 million in damages

Trial heard the woman was 16 months old, being carried by her mother when they were both hit

Cycling4Diversity Food Drive in Mission on Sunday

Cyclists going door-to-door accepting donations

Court denies WestJet’s bid to toss out discrimination lawsuit of former worker

Mandalena Lewis is suing WestJet over allegations of gender-based discrimination

Mission photographers raise $6,615

Funds will be donated to Mission Christmas Bureau

Most Read