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Jul
29

Music in the Garden featuring Sharlene Wallace

Date: July 29, 2015

Location: 180 Elizabeth Street, Napanee

Category: Arts and Culture

Experience an evening of fine music at the Allan Macpherson House & Park. On July 29th, enjoy Sharlene Wallace. Sharlene Wallace is one of Canada's most prolific and influential Celtic/lever harpists. Playing both Classical/pedal and lever harps has led Sharlene to copiously diverse musical influences and opportunities. Winner of two international competitions, Sharlene has created six independent CDs. These albums feature many of Sharlene’s compositions inspired by her explorations in South American, Celtic, Classical and contemporary music and by her close connection with the Canadian landscape. She tours internationally giving concerts, workshops, masterclasses and adjudications, and is Principal Harpist with the Guelph, Kingston and Oakville Symphonies. Admission is only $3 per person. For more information, please call 613-354-3027 or visit www.MacphersonHouse.ca.
Aug
04

Clay Bird Feeders

Date: August 04, 2015

Location: 180 Elizabeth Street, Napanee

Category: Arts and Culture

Bird feeders are a great way to enjoy wildlife at its best. You can easily create a charming clay bird feeder in this clay hand- building workshop. You will be proud to display this beautiful birdfeeder in your yard and the birds will love the thought! Clay hand-building techniques will be demonstrated, also how to apply texture on to the clay surface and paint with vibrant underglaze colours. No experience working with clay needed in this easy, fun and step by step workshop. The bird feeders will be clear glazed and fired, making them durable and a unique addition to your backyard. Instructor - Darcy Maude, Tree Frog Clay Workshops $35/person (Pre-registration required & payment due upon registration)
Aug
06

Wool Spinning

Date: August 06, 2015

Location: 180 Elizabeth Street, Napanee

Category: Arts and Culture

This summer, the Allan Macpherson House features 'Demo Days' where you're invited to participate in of interactive demonstrations in heritage, culinary and domestic arts. On August 6th, learn about wool spinning with demonstrator Beth Fisher, owner of the Alpaca Stop. Spin wool using both a wheel and drop spindle. Beth makes learning this heritage art fun and colourful. Her wares will be available for purchasing.
Aug
07

EMERALD MUSIC FESTIVAL

Date: August 07, 2015

Location: 12675 Front Road

Category: Arts and Culture

Emerald Music Festival August 7, 8, 9 2015 Three days of great entertainment and fun for all ages. Free Camping provided or just bring your coolers and lawn chairs and see what Amherst Island has to offer. Weekend pass for $35.00 and day rates available. Check out our web site @ emeraldmusicfestival.com Or contact Dan or Joan @ 613-389-8297
Aug
13

Basket Making

Date: August 13, 2015

Location: 180 Elizabeth Street, Napanee

Category: Arts and Culture

This summer, the Allan Macpherson House features 'Demo Days' where you're invited to participate in of interactive demonstrations in heritage, culinary and domestic arts. On August 13th, learn about basket making with demonstrator - Naneen Tyner. An interesting fact about the age-old craft of basket making is that, while many other crafts have become mechanized, no one has ever invented a machine that can make baskets. Naneen Tyner has been weaving baskets for the past 22 years and now designs her own patterns. She says basket weaving kind of grows on you. A few basic tools, creativity, and a little patience and you will have a work of art before you.
Aug
18

Hand Crafted Soap Making

Date: August 18, 2015

Location: 180 Elizabeth Street, Napanee

Category: Arts and Culture

Under what saponification is and learn to make soap from scratch, using vegetable oils, lye and water . Participants will make an unscented and uncoloured batch and then a batch with essential oils and added colour (if desired). You will learn the chemistry of soap making, the importance of ingredients, and additives, and the basic techniques of this common soap making method. Instructor - Tamara Kayfetz-Kingston, owner Latimer Soap Works $35/person (Pre-registration required & payment due upon registration) Please note – you must be over 18 for this class, as there are safety issues involved. We will be working with active lye and hot oils. Please wear comfortable old clothing, long sleeves and good shoes (no open toes), and be aware that this can get messy! If you have rubber gloves and eye protection goggles – please bring them along. There is a maximum of 8 participants per workshop. To reserve your space, please contact the L&A County Museum & Archives at 613-354-3027. For more information, please visit www.MacphersonHouse.ca.
Aug
29

ART IN THE PARK - Arts Exhibition and Sale 2015

Date: August 29, 2015

Location: Conservation Park

Category: Arts and Culture

Napanee and Area artists will exhibit their art work in Conservation Park - come and feast your eyes, meet the artists, enjoy the music all day with talented Napanee singers- win prizes and indulge in an original piece of Art!!!! This event is sponsored by EXIT Realty Acceleration - your dedicated local realty brokerage who initiated and is continuing to support this opportunity for Arts in Greater Napanee.