Day entry $10, Children under 12- Free Performances and Events 10 am: What would Happen if Goldilocks Showed-Up at the Teddy Bears' Picnic? Come and find out with Story-teller and Puppeteer Diane Jameson. The children (ages 0-5) are invited to share in this interactive show, and help Diane and the bears tell the story before the picnic is served. 11 am: Teddy Bears' Picnic- Lunch is Served- Catered by Esther Cavanaugh. There will be finger foods, fresh fruits and veggies and space little people sized desserts. All Tots 0-5 eat for Free: Bring your favorite stuffed friend and a grown-up person and a enjoy some casual time to mingle and catch up with friends
11:30 am: Children’s Concert with Christopher Pennington and David Whyte After lunch is done, prepared to be entertained by this amazing duo. Even though their collective age might be more than a century, these gents are young at heart. Both long time song writers for children, there are elements to the performance that all ages will enjoy!
1pm:Anenhaienton Wakenesiio- First Nations' Storyteller Anenhaienton (He Scatters Corn) is a Snipe Clan man from Akwesasne. For two decades he has shared Iroquoian songs, dances, stories, philosophy and history with countless participants. He will be ready to answer questions about snipes and clans; and recount the stories of his ancestors.
Just announced! 2pm: Les "Les Flâneurs" Cajun Music Collective Louisiana Cajun culture has been recognized for its ability to resist, persist and celebrate life despite adversity. We invite you to join the Les Flâneurs in experiencing a rich and evolving musical language. Les Flâneurs welcome their friends, Bill Collier on drums, Carl Rufh on bass and Chris Crilly on fiddle. For this special concert, Heather Batchelor will lead a 45-minute Cajun dance workshop prior to the show to give the audience an introductory lesson to the basic two-step and waltz!
4pm: Jam Session- Led by Chris Crilly and his fabulous Fiddle After the concert- come and keep the music Arts Alive! Local Musicians are welcome to come and jam with some of these talented people. Bring your acoustic instrument to join in with some traditional and folk music.
Some of the Workshops that will be going on through-out the day:
12 noon: One String Cigar Box Guitars with Noah Tohurst (of Studio Tolhurst Guitars) For people over 5 years old. Please reserve ahead- there are only 12 places available. This a ONE time, ON time workshop (email@example.com to reserve your 'kit')
11 am and 3:30pm How to get published! Bilingual Workshop Iris Delagrange will be doing 2 workshops for all aspiring authors out there!
On Going During the Day: Façonner l’argile: La technique des colombins. Avec Pascale Bourguignon Une initiation à la technique du colombin ou comment façonner vos propres contenants, boites, pots ou vases, en incluant des motifs géométriques décoratifs qui enrichissent vos créations. Nous apprendrons à malaxer la terre, à faire des colombins réguliers et monter des pièces de complexité variables selon les âges et les habiletés. Porter un tablier ou des habits qui ne craignent pas d’être salis. others to be announced soon! 11 am- 6pm ONSITE Food- Bar-B-Q provided by Food Wizard Chef Sylvain O'Connor (owner of the Restaurant BoThai) 7pm - ANNE OF GREEN GABLES GALA PERFORMANCE
Opening Night Gala tickets $20 (See AoGG page for details and to order tickets. Order SOON- they are going fast!)