Friday, August 29, 2014

Yarmouth & Acadian Shores 
10th Annual Craft Splash

Display of Crafts Donated for the Silent Auction 
(see below Sept. 26th ) Th' YARC Showcase, 76 Parade St. Sept 1st to Sept 25th.

Exhibit of Hand Carved Dabbling Ducks
25 Dabbling Ducks carvings by Richard d'Entremont as well as a video describing his talents,
Musée des Acadiens des Pubnicos, (Hwy 103, Exit 31, # 898 Rte. 335), West Pubnico 902 762-3380
Tuesday, September 22 to Friday, September 25 , 12:30 - 4 p.m.

Tuesday, September 22
Wedgeport Day
Wedgeport Tuna Museum
Route #334, 57 Tuna Wharf Road, Lower Wedgeport

For a complete list of demonstrations and times, see Facebook – WedgeportTunaMuseum

Wednesday, September 23
Port Maitland Day
10am to 6pm
Hook 'n' Sea Craft & Gift Shop
3147 Hwy. No 1, Port Maitland

To Celebrate Craft Splash, demonstrations will be taking place throughout the day: Beaded Jewelry, Card Making, Crochet, Honey Production, Knitting, Millinery (Making Hats), Nylon Net Crafts, Sewing Crafts, & Shell Art, with items available from 165 local Artist & Crafters.
Coffee and Tea always available.

Thursday, September 24
Pubnico Day
Acadian Crafts Demonstrations
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Musée des Acadiens des Pubnicos
Hwy 103, Exit 31, # 898 Rte. 335, West Pubnico
902 762-3380

Demonstrations of traditional skills by friends of the Museum.
Rug hooking- Dorothy Cameron, Rolande d`Entremont,
Knitting – Pauline d`Entremont, Annette d`Entremont
Quilting – Friends of the Museum
Crochet – Jean d`Eon
TattingGloria d`Entremont
Candle wicking – Marie d`Entremont
Paper quilling – Sue Foreman
Card making – Dot Newell
Display of Baskets – Arthur d`Entremont
Couverture crazyJeanne Amirault
Star pot holder - Jeannine d`Eon
Jam – Gooseberry, yellow and red plum jams
Display of bags - Friends of the Museum
Display of English Paper piecing, Braided rugs, Crochet rugs, Red Work – etc.

Friday, September 25
Pubnico Day
Crafts of Yesteryear
10:00am to 3:00 pm
Le Village historique acadien de la N.-É.
Lower West Pubnico,

See demonstrations of early 1900’s crafts in an authentic period setting. The Interpreters and
volunteers at Le Village historique acadien will greet you in their homes and buildings and you will
be astounded by the ingenuity of our autonomous ancestors.

10am to 3pm: Quilting Bee,
10am to 12am: Rose-hip Sweets, Candy - to try, Braided Rugs, Blacksmithing Demonstration,
Rope Crafts, and Lobster Pots & Heads,
1pm to 3pm: Braided Rugs, Candle Making - make one yourself, Lobster Pegs,  Fish Preserving and Glass Bobbers

Saturday, September, 26
Yarmouth Day
Craft Sampler
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Nova Scotia Community College,
Burridge Campus auditorium, 372 Pleasant Street, Yarmouth.

Young and old, here’s your chance to try your hand at crafts under the guidance of an experienced craftsperson:
Jewelery making – John Hood
Drum making – Ron Surette
Driftwood carving – Jurgen Schenk
Glass painting - Jane Allain
Hand quilting – Friends of the Acadian Museum
Hooking – Ann Durkee and Yarmouth rug hookers
Knitting – Nancy Bullerwell
Pottery wheel work – Michael Morris
Spinning – Gwen Hewey-Parsons
Toothbrush rag rugs – Meredith Dease
Weaving – Nancy Hood
Weaving rope baskets – Heidi Schenk
Wire wrapped beach glass jewelery – Holly Morton
Wood carving – Bruce Jacquard

Special Attraction – Demonstrations
Bobbin lace by Karen (Ellis) Russell
Japanese embroidery (Bunka – ‘painting with silk’) – Flo McPhee
Solid body electric guitar construction – Ray Gander

Also at the Craft Sampler
Food Concession – Highland Baker will be offering tasty delights, light lunches and beverages from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm Marvelous muffins, yummy cookies and a selection of delicious sandwiches, savory pastries and fresh salads as well as coffee, tea, water and juices will be offered.
Gluten free products will be available as well.

-Kids area
-Live music provided by Graham Benvie and Frank Reeves
-Chance to win a Door prize, a basket of hand crafts!

Silent Auction 10am – 2:30pm
Craft Splash fund raiser featuring unique hand crafted items.

Pre-registration is required.
Phone Th' YARC at 902-742-8150
Workshop fees payable upon registration

Tuesday September 29
Bird House Decorating      max.8
Time 1 – 3 pm
Instructor – Holly Morton
Location – Th’YARC
Cost - $15.00
Bring anything you want to decorate with like hinges, doorknobs etc.

Wednesday September 30     
Introduction to Clay      max. 5 adults
Time 7 – 9 pm
Instructor - Michael Morris
Studio location - 543 Highway 1, Dayton, Yarmouth Co. (former Sign of the Whale)
Cost - $25.00 (materials supplied)
Wear old clothes.

Friday October 9    
Pottery for Children      max. 5
Time 3 – 5 pm
Instructor - Frances Morris
Studio location - 543 Highway 1, Dayton, Yarmouth Co. (former Sign of the Whale)
Cost - $12.00 (materials supplied)
Wear apron/old clothes.
Age range – 8 to 12 years.

Saturday October 3  
Woodcarving – Sculptures on Driftwood      max. 4 students
Time – 2 pm to 5 pm
Instructor – Juergen Schenk, Phone 649-3134 for directions
Outdoor Location: 565 Cedar Lake Road, Cedar Lake, Yarmouth Co.
Cost $25.00 (Tools and material provided)
Rain date will be Sunday, Oct.4

Weaving a Mat or Basket from Fishing Rope      max. 4 students
Time – 2 pm to 5 pm
Instructor – Heidi Schenk, Phone 649-3134 for directions
Outdoor Location: 565 Cedar Lake Road, Cedar Lake, Yarmouth Co.
Cost $25.00 (No tools required, materials provided)
Rain date will be Sunday, Oct.4

Mon. Oct.5, 1 – 4 pm, Tues. Oct. 13, 1 – 4 pm & Mon. Oct. 26, 10 am – 2 pm
Making a Hooked Purse – a 3 session workshop (10 hours)      Min. 6 – Max. 8
Instructors - Gayle D’Eon & Elaine Howatt
Location - 27 Porter St.
Cost $40.00 non-refundable. Handles and magnets will be extra
Intermediate rug hooking experience required
Bring wool & backing. Pattern & lining included in course.

Wednesday October 7
Creating a Gemstone      max. 2 students
Time 10 am – 4 pm
Instructor - John Hood
Studio location - 72 William St. Yarmouth
Cost $40.00 (materials included)
Work to cut, shape on the grinders and polish a Nova Scotia agate stone.

Saturday, October 17 
Tooth Brush Rag Rug          max. 8 students
Time – 10 am – 2 pm
Instructor – Meredith Dease
Location – TBA
Cost - $15.00 (“needle” to be provided)
Need to bring 2 old sheets (clean) any colour, torn, not cut, in 2” wide strips

Saturday, October 24 
Knitting Short Rows      max. 8 students
Time – 10 am – 1 pm
Instructor – Ann Jones
Location – TBA
Cost - $15.00
Need to be an intermediate knitter

The Craft Splash Committee wishes to thank our Sponsors
Canada Heritage, Nova Scotia Tourism Agency, Town of Yarmouth
& Municipality of the District of Yarmouth
See us on Facebook – Craft Splash

Monday, September 9, 2013

Wednesday, August 22, 2012