Cataraqui Guild of Needle Arts Upcoming Events

 

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JUNE 2017

June 6 - Sept 16, 2017: A Life Inspired - A Retrospective
Beaded portraits and woven tapestries by William Hodge. This exhibition will be held at the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum, 3 Rosamond St. E., Almonte, ON. Hours 10am - 4pm Tuesday to Saturday. Phone: 613-256-3754 ext 7. Visit http://mvtm.ca/exhibitions/ for more information.

 

JULY 2017

July 11 - Aug 16, 2017: Quilt of Belonging @ Hamilton, ON
If you missed the Quilt of Belonging when it was in Kingston in June 2016, you have three chances to see it in Ontario. This is the second opportunity: at the Cotton Factory, 270 Sherman Avenue North, Hamilton, ON. For information on the Quilt, visit https://www.quiltofbelonging.ca/ and for information about the Cotton Factory visit http://cottonfactory.ca/

 

AUGUST 2017

Aug 3, 2017: Annual Picton Art and Craft Sale
On Thursday, Aug 3rd, from 9am to 7pm come to Picton for the 33rd Annual Art and Craft Sale at the Picton Fair Grounds, 375 Main Street. There will be over 220 vendors in four buildings / Five Areas Arena & Community Centre, Curling Club, Fruit Building, Crystal Palace, PLUS outside vendors. They will be selling everything from Crafts, Stained Glass, Paintings, Clothing, Wind Chimes, and MUCH MUCH more. Admission: $5. Free for children 12 yrs and under. Free Parking, wheelchari accessible, buses welcome. For more information, visit http://prince-edward-county.com/event/annual-art-craft-sale/ or call Becky de Wolde at 613-476-6077 or email beckydewolde at gmail.com Put on by the Prince Edward County Women's Institute community. Visit http://thecountywomensinstitute.ca/craft-show/

Aug 15, 2017: Closing date for entries in Canada 150 Competition with the Cataraqui Guild of Needle Arts
Closing date for entries in Canada 150 Competition with the Cataraqui Guild of Needle Arts

Aug 17-20, 2017: Twist Fibre Festival
Being held in Saint-Andre-Avellin, Quebec, and said to be Canada's biggest fibre festival. Workshops August 17 - 20:  embroidery, knitting, weaving, felting and other techniques. Classes in French, English or French and English pre-registration is recommended; some classes are already fully booked. Festival August 19 and 20 $10 one day, $15 weekend pass. For more information, visit https://festivaltwist.org/en/

Aug 18 - Sept 4, 2017: Quilt of Belonging @ CNE
If you missed the Quilt of Belonging when it was in Kingston in June 2016, you have three chances to see it in Ontario. This is the third opportunity: at the Toronto CNE. For information on the Quilt, visit https://www.quiltofbelonging.ca/ and for information about the CNE visit http://theex.com/

Aug 22, 2017: McPherson House Summer Stitch-ins
Summer Stitch-ins are planned at McPherson House in Napanee from 2 to 4pm. Admission: Free. Hope you will be able to join us as we enjoy the house and gardens of this grand old historic site. On this day the Cataraqui Guild of Needle Arts will be demonstrating Bobbin Lace. Visit https://www.lennox-addington.on.ca/2017-season-macpherson-house for more information.

 

SEPTEMBER 2017

Sept 9 - 10, 2017: 2017 Fibrefest, Mississippi Valley Testile Museum
Two day festival of Fibre Arts at the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum, 3 Rosamond Street East, Almonte, ON, & the Almonte Arena on Saturday & Sunday Sep 9 & 10 from 10am - 5pm. There will be 75 Fibre Art vendors and 15 workshops. Tea room & BBQ by the Friends of the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum. Admission is $5/day. For more information, visit http://mvtm.ca

Sept 16 - 17, 2017: 2017 Harvest of Quilts, Show & Sale
Newly located this year at: Bobcaygeon Curling Club, 49 Mansfield Street, Bobcaygeon, ON. Hours: Sat 10am - 5pm and Sun 10am - 4pm. Admission $5, Show features: new & heritage quilts, Merchants Mall, Toonie Draw, Demonstrations, Refreshments on site, Members Boutique, Raffle Quilt. For more information visit http://www.settlersvillagequilters.ca/

Sept 14 - 17, 2017: Kingston Fall Fair
The Kingston Fall Fair is at the Memorial Centre Grounds. Quilts and hand crafts are accepted on Thursday Sept 14 by 11am. For more information visit their web page ... currently being updated.

Sept 30, 2017: 2017 Needle Arts Fair
The Cataraqui Guild of Needle Arts (CGNA) is once again hosting their "2017 Needle Arts Fair" on Saturday Sept 30th, from 10am to 4pm at the Seniors Centre, 56 Francis St, Kingston, ON. Admission is $5. The Fair will feature current work and a 15th Anniversary Retrospective from CGNA members, a Canada 150 Challenge open to all textile artists, and a wide selection of retailers and demonstratore. For more information, contact needleartsfair at gmail.com or visit http://quiltskingston.org/cgna/

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