A Day on The River with Artists
An AANNY Special Tour of the Canadian Admiralty Islands
Sunday, July 29, 2018 11:30AM– 3:30PM
Per-Seat Pricing: AANNY Member $35.00
Non-AANNY Member $40.00
This coming 2018 season, AANNY is offering a unique boat tour to the historical Canadian Admiralty Islands in the Thousand islands. The highlight of the tour will be an afternoon stop at Canoe Point State Park on Grindstone Island, for a “River Rat Lunch” with plein-air artisans who will be painting “au plein air” throughout the day. Before landing at Canoe Point, passengers will be guided through the beautiful Admiralty Islands with narration, and will pass by historical landmarks including Half Moon Bay, the cable ferry, the Gananoque Narrows and village shore front, the historical “Napoleon’s Hat” cottage, and more.
This year’s AANNY tour is provided by Clayton Island Tours, aboard the Island Girl, with a seating capacity of 55. Seats will be available to AANNY members, the public, and artists on a “first-come-first serve” basis. Please make your reservations early, and join us for this special day in the Thousand Islands. This year’s AANNY tour is provided by Clayton Island Tours, aboard the Island Girl, with a seating capacity of 55. Seats will be available to AANNY members, the public, and artists on a “first-come-first serve” basis.
Please make your reservations early, and join us for this special day in the Thousand Islands. Please refer to the following additional tour information and registration instructions. For more info and to fill out application go to: www.aanny.org
WHILE AT GRINDSTONE ISLAND
The Island Girl will land at the Canoe Pt. State Park docking at 2:00PM for a one hour visit and lunch with working plein-air artists painting the beautiful vistas available at this historic island park. Artists may offer their artworks for sale. All sale and packaging arrangements are through the artist and buyer. At 3:00PM plein-air artists and passengers will board the Island Girl for return to Clayton Island Tour docks. Bring your camera and enjoy this beautiful day on the Saint Lawrence River.
Clayton Island Tours is located on Rt. 12, a half mile north of the Clayton village limits at the Chateau Country Inn. The tour will be aboard the 55 passenger weatherized Island Girl tour boat. A “River Rat” box lunch will be provided to all passengers. Passengers may bring their own refreshments and beverages as well. Alcoholic beverages are allowed, however may not be opened or consumed while in Canadian waters. Passengers should arrive at least 15 minutes before departure time. Clayton Island Tours offers free parking, rest room facilities, and a refreshment stand on the premises.
- 11:30 AM - Departure from Clayton Island Tour docks.
- 12:30 PM – Tour enters Canadian waters, and Admiralty Islands.
- 2:00 PM – Return to American waters, and landing at Canoe Point State Park, Grindstone Island, U.S.
- 2:00PM – 3:00PM - Box Lunch served by Island Girl crew at Canoe Point picnic area.
- 3:00 PM – Board Island Girl for return to Clayton Island Tour docks.