Galerie Charmante: This gallery in the rolling hills west of Sutton features a charming space that showcases the work of local artists and owners Kathy Feig and Robin Pitt-Taylor, including paintings, calligraphy, hardwood creations. Also on the site: a greenhouse where Robin grows bananas. Last visited: not yet. Address: 1182 Macey Road, Sutton, Qc., tel.: 450-538-0989, website:

Galerie Rouge art contemporain: This Cowansville gallery features many local artists. Address: 126 rue Principale #102, Cowansville, Qc. tel.: 450-815-0551 ,

Lynda Bruce: Dunham artist Lynda Bruce captures vivid Townships scenes in her dreamy art. Website:

Stanley Lake Pottery: This 30-year-old Potton County pottery workshop offers unique fountains, wall-mounted pottery and functional stoneware mugs and platters. The stunning surrounding scenery in the Missisquoi River Valley is
itself worth the visit. Address: 107 chemin Ruiter Brook, Potton, Qc., tel.: 450-292-3835, website:

Terre à Terre (Down to Earth):
Pottery and farm store. Maple vinegar, cool functional pottery, tiles, murals and other creative pieces, plus
products from naturally fed Highland beef. Rating: Awesome! Last visited: Feb. 2008 Address: 67 Bailey, Bolton-Ouest (West Bolton), Qc., tel.: 450-242-2836, website:

Tournée des 20: Discover the Townships at the height of the spectacular autumn leaf-colour-changing season through the eyes and art of 20 of our most renowned artists, who open their studios and workshops. Creations include fabric, acrylic, oil, photography, jewellery, porcelain and more. New artists chosen each year. The tour is centred around the wine-producing communities around Dunham and Frelighsburg, known also for their apple orchards, so toss in some tasting and apple-picking while you're at it. Website:, tel.: 450-295-2131.

TAGS: Eastern Townships, pottery, art, gift, Dunham, Frelighsburg, West Bolton,Potton, Sutton

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