The artist in residence at the Summerland Community Arts Centre held an art workshop on Saturday. Pictured from left are Eileen Murray

ARTS PALETTE: Studios open to public

Next weekend is the perfect opportunity to explore the vast array of different studios in Summerland.

Next weekend is the perfect opportunity to explore the vast array of different studios in Summerland.

On Nov.  2 and 3 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., many of Summerland’s art studios will be opening their doors and welcoming visitors in to see how they make their magic happen as part of the Summerland and Trout Creek Fall Studio Tour.

Why not make a day of visiting studios and include a stop at a winery or have lunch at one of Summerland’s restaurants.

Bring the kids and learn together about the fascinating world of art! Ask questions, try your hand at something new. There will be demonstrations, explanations and draw prizes.

Drop by the Summerland Art Gallery, 9533 Main Street or the Summerland Library on Wharton and pick up a brochure and map. Or go online to  www.studiotour.wordpress.com for information on locations, types of studios, etc.

Please note that studio #10, featuring encaustic artist Margo Stoltz is now in studio #7 and is located in the basement (Wharton Street side) of the Summerland Art Gallery.

The Christmas craft faire season begins that weekend as well with the annual Global Village Fair at Penticton United Church.  They are featuring Ten Thousand Villages and many other products for sale this year, and the famous Granny Cafe for a lunch on Saturday.

The first day is Friday, Nov. 1 from 6 to 8 p.m. and again on Saturday, Nov. 2 from 9:30 a.m. to  3 p,m. Go with your friends, do your Christmas shopping and join them in this wonderful community effort which benefits so many.  No admission fee.

Down the road at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre will be the 17th Annual Santa Presents Craft Show.

This Christmas Craft Show is the largest in Penticton and area with many wonderful gift opportunities and  talented new crafters this year.  Partial proceeds from previous years have contributed $50,000 for cancer research.

Don’t forget that this Sunday, The Contenders, Valdy and Gary Fjellgaard. will be performing at Centre Stage Theatre at 7:30 p.m.

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If you know of an event you feel should be included in the Arts Palette or on the Arts Council’s online calendar, please email artspalette@summerlandarts.com or call 250-404-3225.   summerlandarts.com and twitter.com/artspalette

The Arts Palette is written by David Finnis, Publicity Chair and President of the Summerland Community Arts Council, P.O. Box 1217, 9533 Main St., Summerland, B.C. V0H 1Z0

 

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