|New Exhibitions on view at Quest Art School + Gallery||http://www.questart.ca/, New Exhibitions on view at Quest Art School + Gallery||1/12/2019 2:00:00 PM||3/30/2019 8:00:00 PM||New Exhibitions on view at Quest Art School + Gallery||INNOVATIONS ’19 – Juried Contemporary Craft Exhibition – Upper Gallery
An exhibition of contemporary craft by artists from across Canada.
Juried by Dr Denis Longchamps (CEO, Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery), Sarah Quinton (Curatorial Director, Textile Museum of Canada), Stuart Reid (Independent Curator, Arts Writer, and Board Member for the Ontario Craft Council)
From emerging artists and seasoned creators, the range of submissions was an impressive mix of ideas, materials, and skill levels. From the fine detail to the sculptural statement, from functional objects to conceptual artworks, the resulting exhibition is a feast of personal expressions, full of character and individuality. It is evident that today's makers are merging handmade tradition with astute commentary on contemporary life. The awards go to creators who presented works that are unique, and technically sound.
RETOOLED New Assemblages by Justin Cosman and David A. Hill – Project Gallery
Reclaiming the discarded, David Hill & Justin Cosman reexamine refuse and the forgotten for their aesthetics and form. Primarily working with metal, established photographer and sculptor Hill ensures whimsy is part of his additive process, with old buttons, knobs and levers rearranged to arrive at abstract figurations in the overall composition. Emerging artist Cosman keeps to the non-objective, exploring space, shape, colour and texture through waste often associated with construction and packaging. Remnants of plywood, cardboard, and sprayfoam become his muse.
RECRAFTED – Atrium Gallery
As makers, artists often have a way of looking beyond the original form or intention of objects to see their potential as raw material. Re-Crafted presents artists from the North Simcoe community and beyond who have submmited 2D & 3D works of art that incorporate reclaimed materials to arrive at something new. Collages, assemblages, reconstructions, deconstructions, wrappings, splicings and reconfigurations all encouraged
|Family Day Weekend at Scenic Caves Nordic Centre||http://www.sceniccaves.com/, Family Day Weekend at Scenic Caves Nordic Centre||2/16/2019 2:00:00 PM||2/18/2019 10:00:00 PM||Family Day Weekend at Scenic Caves Nordic Centre||Feb 16, 17, 18, 2019
Enjoy outdoor family fun for all ages, all weekend long. Whether you are a beginner, intermediate or expert, explore 27 km. of groomed cross-country ski trails (classic + skate) or 10 km. of dedicated snowshoe paths. Sat. Feb 16 and Sun. Feb 17, 2019 reserve a guided night snowshoe hike (for ages 10+). Families will love the Scavenger Hunt and wooden sculptures, Children’s Adventure Playground and roasting s’mores over an outdoor fire pit. Relax at the Warm-up Café (Lookout Point) and the main cabin. Also available equipment rentals, wax hut, lessons, snack bar + gift shop. Details www.sceniccaves.com
|Family Day Weekend at Friday Harbour||https://www.facebook.com/events/339526073554755/?active_tab=about, Family Day Weekend at Friday Harbour||2/16/2019 3:00:00 PM||2/19/2019 3:00:00 AM||Family Day Weekend at Friday Harbour||Gather your family and head down to Friday Harbour for plenty of exciting activities inside and out.
From magicians to horse-drawn wagons, crafts to scavenger hunts and all sorts of outdoor fun like skating parties, snowshoe tours and snow baseball this weekend will be one for the books.
Ice sculptors and wood carvers will be putting on live demonstrations around the campfire as hot drinks and steaming bowls of chili are served at the Beach Club Window. Kids can build a new plush friend at our build-a-buddy station and savour sticky maple taffy on a stick.
Guests can explore even more of the Resort on snowshoes, cross-country skis and fat bikes* which are available for rent at the Harbour Master Building.
A spectacular fireworks display will be featured on Saturday night. Gaze up in wonder as you cuddle by the campfire or stroll down the boardwalk.
Guests can park in the East Parking lot at the intersection of Sea Ray Avenue and Sunreef Avenue. Shuttles will be on site to drive Guests down to the Harbour Master Building and skating rink.
*All rentals will be first-come, first-served. All activities and rentals are weather permitting. When applicable, participants will be required to sign a waiver prior to partaking in an activity. Fat bikes are only available in adult sizes. Fat bikes, Build-A-Buddy, and Guided Snowshoe can be booked in advance at https//www.fridayharbour.com/?month=February%2001,%202019#calendar.||0|
|Creemore Winter Market||http://www.creemorefarmersmarket.ca, http://www.creemorefarmersmarket.ca||2/23/2019 12:00:00 AM||2/23/2019 11:59:00 PM||Creemore Winter Market|| Christmas Market – December 1 (9 am to 1 pm) & 2 (10 am to 2 pm) Be
early and get a gift for the first 10 customers through the door each day.
Winter Market – December 8, 15, 22, & 29; 19 Jan; 09 & 23 Feb; 09 &
|Winter Wonder Weekend at Friday Harbour||https://www.facebook.com/events/958939417630680/, Winter Wonder Weekend at Friday Harbour||3/2/2019 3:00:00 PM||3/4/2019 1:00:00 AM||Winter Wonder Weekend at Friday Harbour||During this limited-time event all winter activity equipment will be FREE to rent*!
Visit the Harbour Master Building to pick up snowshoes, fat bikes, cross-country skis and poles, helmets and ice skates and spend the weekend exploring Friday Harbour and celebrating everything winter has to offer!
As always, our outdoor ice rink will be open to all and will have dedicated scheduled shinny times for kids, teens, adults, and families.
Cruise along the Boardwalk, explore the 7km of trails in our 200 acre Nature Preserve and cherish the beauty of winter at Friday Harbour.
Guests can also visit Starbucks® on the Boardwalk as well as our gourmet grocery store, FH Fine Food. FH Fine Food carries many delicious local products as well as unique product lines from across Canada that cannot be found elsewhere in the area.
Guests can park in the East Parking lot at the intersection of Sea Ray Avenue and Sunreef Avenue. Shuttles will be on site to drive you down to the Harbour Master Building to pick up your rentals.
*All rentals will be first-come, first-served. All activities and rentals are weather permitting. When applicable, participants will be required to sign a waiver prior to partaking in an activity.||0|