Twitters coming at you please hold your horses…
April 3rd 7pm - 11pm at Steam Whistle Brewing
Another Season Opener is upon us. On April 3rd we will be holding the Season Opener at the Steam Whistle Brewery. There are many exciting events happening at this show. There will be a live performance from The Beverleys!
We will also be raffling off a Garrison Creek Bat Co bat signed by the Toronto Blue Jays! All proceeds will be going to the Jays Care Foundation! Win Win! We could not be more excited about this. Come out, enter to win, and help us support a great cause!
A big thanks goes out to every one that entered our T-Shirt Contest
Look for some really BIG and GREAT things coming in the next few months
A blanket on the ground, some good friends and your favourite park, sounds pretty good right? While we still have to wait a little longer for summer to get here, that doesn’t mean we can’t think back on the great time we have had in some of Toronto’s great parks! And you know what? We want to hear about it. Let us know which of Toronto’s parks are your favourite and why! Do this, and at the end of the week, we will pick 3 of our favourites, and those winners will receive a GCBC T-shirt!
You can only enter once per person.
T-Shirts are here!
If you came out to the Fall Classic and didn't have a chance to get a shirt, well you are in luck!
The fall classic was greater than we could have even expected. What an amazing turn out. We want to thank everyone that came out to the show, and a huge thanks to the amazing artists that helped us pull it together. Here are a few highlights from the event!
More images can be found on our facebook page!
If you happened to miss it, and are reading this in time, we will be extending the show for a few more days, albeit a scaled down version, at the Muttonhead popup shop! From Nov 2 – Nov 11, some of the Fall Classic bats will be on display and sale! We will also be selling prints from Dave Murray and Erin McPhee, as well as T-shirts!
We hope you can make it out!
With the baseball season coming to a close our own Fall Classic is on the horizon. On October 26th we will be hosting another art show, after the success of our Season Opener show/launch earlier this year, we could not be more excited!
We have an amazing line up of artists:
- Base Camp X
- Rob Baytor
- Alex Bierk
- Darren Booth
- Julia Breckenreid
- Graeme Cameron
- Sandra Dionisi
- C.R Fieldhouse
- Jeff Garcia
- Leslie Gauthier
- Darryl Graham
- Patrick Gray
You can find more event details HERE.
Derby for Distance
We have some amazing things coming up in the next few months!
Have you ever wanted to win a Garrison Creek Bat Co. Bat, maybe a Christie Pits? Now’s your chance! We’ll be participating in the Derby for Distance contest, benefiting the Toronto Playgrounds Baseball League, taking place this Saturday, September 22nd at the Dominico Field (Diamond 1) at Christie Pits park.
Try your luck against the pitching machine at 35, 50, 65 and 80 M.P.H.! “Top-Batter” will receive a Christie Pits Garrison Creek Bat Co Bat. Two additional bats will also be available for auction and raffle, along with some other great prizes.
Be sure to come out and support the Toronto Playgrounds Baseball League- we look forward to seeing you there.
Christie Pits is here.
After much waiting, Garrison Creek Bat Company is proud to present "Christie Pits" The second limited run of 10 hand made bats.
Our second model, "Christie Pits", takes more than just it's name from a historic piece of Toronto. The colour scheme is inspired by The Lizzies, a team that has been playing in the park for over 100 years!
Like the Bellwoods (our previous model), the Christie Pits bat is made of solid hard maple, which is inspected for quality by C.R. Fieldhouse. After turning, the bat is finished in the distinct colours of the Lizzies and left to cure before shipping.
Share your favourite moment with us!
Garrison Creek Bat Company wants to know what your favourite baseball memory is! Be it playing the game or watching the game, let us know. Share it with us on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram! Use the hash tag #GCBCcontest on Twitter and instagram, and make sure to @ us on facebook.
ex: "This one time at the Jays game, my buddy and I…
ex: "When I was 8 I used to walk 30 mins to hit balls with my best friend"
We will pick our three favourite moments. First place will receive 2 tickets to an upcoming jays game as well as a GCBC poster. Second and Third will receive posters.
Contest ends August 19th.
- Only allowed to submit one moment per person.
- Brownie points if you share the contest as well as submit your moment in order to win.
Not too long ago, we had the chance to hit a few balls and talk with the guys from Moosehead, as they traveled across Canada on the Moosehead Journey. We just wanted to thank them again; it was a great experience and we are honoured that they took the time to stop by.
Exciting times ahead!
We have been working away and have a few things on the go! One of the most exciting things was the Moosehead Journey stopping by the workshop to talk with us and have a few beers!
Also look forward to some information on our next bat, the Christie Pits!
It is finally here! The Garrison Creek Season Opener!!
The Show starts at 7pm on April 26th, and we would really love for you to stop by, say Hello, and look at some of the amazing bats that the artists have produced!
Our Shop will officially open on the 27th of April, but for now you are able to browse it as you please.
We would also like to thank all our great friends and family who have helped us make this happen! You know who you are, and we could not have done it with out you! <3
On April 26th, 2012 GCBC is proud to present Season Opener at AWOL Gallery (76 Ossington Ave, Toronto). This is the official launch party for what promises to be a strong season. We’ve got great stats: ten days, 17 Toronto-loving artists, and three guys who want to bring quality bats to baseball and art lovers. GCBC is proud to present brand-new work from:
- Dave Murray
- Tavis Coburn
- Irma Kniivila
- Marco Cibola
- Nimit Malavia
- Thom Sevalrud
- Mariah Burton
- Ben Weeks
- Kathryn Adams
- Bennett Slater
- Patrick Gray
- Bryce Huffman
- Bobby Mathieson
- Sandra Dionisi
- Adam Hilborn
- Dushan Milic
- Martha Chan
Season Opener will also showcasing our first model — the Bellwoods bat. The show starts at 7pm. Come by, grab some beer and peanuts, and get ready to cheer on Garrison Creek Bat Company: baseball, Toronto, and great art.