Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Artbeat…arts & culture from the edge

The Monashee Arts Council sponsored performer at the Lumby Public Market on Saturday, August 23rd 10:30am, will be the duo Ted & Martin. This entertaining pair of musicians will be making their debut for MAC and are sure to be a hit with vendors and shoppers alike. The Lumby Public Market happens on Saturdays 9am-1pm at Oval Park on Glencaird Street in Lumby.

The FIFTH Annual Wild Salmon Festival will be happening in Lumby on Friday & Saturday, September 12 & 13th. Admission to the festival will be by donation this year and local support is very much appreciated for this fun-filled weekend event. Children's entertainers are still needed and interested parties may contact Lorelei at to.lorelei@gmail.com about performing/entertaining kids on Saturday afternoon. This may be face painting, singalong, painting, dress up, fishing demonstrations, cooperative games, etc.  The festival is looking for volunteers from 5pm-11pm for a variety of tasks: helping at the gate, first aid,‎ food safe volunteer to cut veggies for the bands, etc. 
For this year’s line-up, please check out the website. www.wildsalmonfest.com  

The Monashee Arts Council will be hosting an Artists Retreat!
Saturday, October 4, 2014 9am-5pm at Bear Valley Highlands in Lumby. The cost for this workshop will be $40 per person (includes lunch).  Our preparations are gearing this workshop towards supporting artists and community in creating artistic spaces.  There will be space available for 15 participants.  Please contact Jennifer at the MAC office for more information and watch Artbeat, our website and FaceBook page for news as it develops...

Monashee Arts Council & the Village Gallery 1961 Vernon St. Lumby, BC 778-473-3029
www.monasheeartscouncil.com monasheeartscouncil@gmail.com