MEADVILLE — ARTS FOR EVERYONE: WEEKLY EVENT UPDATE
CAROUSEL CARVING CLASS: Learn the art of carving a carousel horse in the manner of the classic hand-carvers. Beginning the third week of August, there will be an opportunity for a limited number of students to learn the art from George P. Nowack, whose work is recognized internationally. An advanced class will also be offered for students who have taken the beginner’s class. Class size is limited. All classes will take place at the Red Barn Gallery & Studio. More information or to participate: Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 795-6888.
RED BARN GALLERY & STUDIO: ‘I Remember the Face,’ a new exhibit of selected portraits by Ryan Hamilton, now through Sept. 1. Located on the grounds of the Conneaut Lake Bark Park, Foust Road, Conneaut Lake. Featuring the works of more than 24 local and regional artists, including the newest works by A4E participating artists. The venue includes the trails and vistas of the Bark Park. The Red Barn is open on Saturdays or Sundays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. More information: Call 795-6888 or email email@example.com.
OPEN STUDIO SPACE: A4E invites local artisans, crafters and hobbyists to join every weekend. Relax beneath the art tent; bring materials and work on one’s creations in the open air location just outside the Red Barn Gallery & Studio. Meet A4E’s artists and enjoy the venue for free. More information: Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
UPCOMING A4E CLASSES: Fly-tying, glass sculpture, spinning and weaving. Fees vary with the class offering. Class size is limited. All classes take place at the Red Bank Gallery & Studio. More information or to participate: Email email@example.com or call 795-6888.
MEADVILLE’S HISTORIC MARKET HOUSE: New works by A4E artists now on exhibit at the gallery located on the first floor of the historic Meadville Market House. Selections include more than 20 A4E participating artists including the hand-spun weavings of Judy Hanninen, the crystal glass sculptures by Becky Schellhaas and the recent creations by Jan Werneth, Terry Werneth and Carolyn Nowack. Also included are works by the newest A4E artists Karen Hoagland and Donna Donofrio.
GOODELL GARDENS (EDINBORO): The eighth year of the Homegrown Harvest Festival at Goodell Gardens is Sept. 15 from noon to 5 pm. Setup begins at 10 a.m.; cleanup is by 6 p.m.
CAMPBELL POTTERY: Gary Spinosa’s show ‘Mystical Reality,’ opens on Aug. 10 with a reception from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Stonewall Gallery. He will be showing ‘Shrines,’ ‘Stones,’ sculpture, 2D work and new work. The show runs Aug. 10 through Sept. 8 and is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m at Campbell Pottery Store & Gallery, 25579 Plank Road, Cambridge Springs. More information: Call 734-8800 or visit campbellpotterystore.com.
ERIE: ‘Perry 200 Tall Ship Celebration,’ Sept. 6 to 8. Artists and vendors wanted. It is expected that 60 to 75 vendors will be stationed in the Great Hall of the Convention Center where an estimated 70,000 visitors will pass. A great opportunity for any exhibitor to be a part of this momentous occasion. More information: Visit flagshipniagara.org or call (814) 452-2744, ext. 208.
RALPH MILLER JEWELERS AND GALLERY: New spring works by RMJ jewelry artists Carrie and Liza Magee, Sally Griffin, Janice and Daniel Niebauer, plus oil paintings by Diane Wentzel Pierce, watercolors by Sally Griffin and ‘The Seasons’ in ceramics by Palm Springs, Calif., artist Greg Lee Carlson. Also, A4E artists George Nowack, Terry Werneth, Jan Werneth and Rebecca Schellhass. The ‘RMJ Accolade Projects’ just completed, including works for the Erie Diocese Bishop Lawrence T. Persico. More information: Call (888) RMJ-DIAS or visit ralphmillerjewelers.com.
TITUSVILLE OIL FESTIVAL: Aug. 9 and 10 with parade Aug. 10 at 11 a.m. and fireworks on at dusk. Arts and crafts, vendors, flea market, auction, live music, brew festival, family activities, 5K race in downtown Titusville. Vendors wanted. More information: Call (814) 827-2941 or visit TitusvilleChamber.com.
BARK PARK VENDOR OPPORTUNITIES: Fall Festival and Geert’s Canine Cancer Walk — cost for this event is $25. Exact times not yet decided. Will include testing for therapy dog, pawcasso dog paw painting, grooming booths, costume contest, fun activities, proceeds benefit Canine Partner’s for Life Service Dogs. Also, United Belgian Shepherd Association Trials — Sept. 27 to 29. Cost for this three-day event is $50. Same set-up as Tamarack Trials in July. More information: Visit conneautlakebarkpark.com.