Local Events and Activities at the Homestead
This page, Local Events and Activities, is to keep you up to date, in addition to the McNaught News blog page.
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Events for 2018
- Annual General Meeting 2018 - Wednesday March 21st, at 7:00 pm at the Anglican Hall. All are welcome.
- Our Big Fundraiser Gala - Saturday May 12th. 2018. Dinner, Auction and Comedy Night at the Beaverlodge Community Centre. Doors open at 5:30. Supper at 6:30 with comedy performance and a Live and Silent auction to follow. The Society accepts donations of art work and items for the Silent and Live Auctions (see donation form on the last page). Tickets are available at Around the Block again and are $55 each or a table 8/$400. Contact Erin to donate items. 780-354- 8836.
- McNaught Homestead Open House and Arts Festival and I.O.D.E Tea 2018 - Sunday July 22nd 1 to 5 pm. Look for a poster near the event date.
- Ghost Walk 2018 - Friday and Saturday October 26th & 27th from 6:30-9:30pm at the McNaught Homestead. For information in the fall or to offer help contact Erin 780-354-8836.
Homestead Art Programs
Planning for the Art Programs at the homestead is underway. We are planning to have weekend workshops starting in June on a variety of topics and will be taking registration for these by May.
Beginning in June will be one called "Lets' go sketching" led by Marjorie Henn, this will introduce people to some outdoor drawing basics on site. This will run for the month of June with a "drop in " fee for each week.
Other topics we hope to sponsor are: Photography, Painting in Acrylics, Watercolor Painting, Printmaking , Pottery , Birding & Nature appreciation, Felting, Pottery, Introduction to weaving. If you or someone you know are interested in any of these please phone Marjorie Henn, 780-228- 3741 or Lori Dalgleish 780-897-2746.
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