Wapiti Music Festival is more than just music. Don’t ya know. I’ll be debuting my new story for the 2017 WonderWalk at Wapiti. It’s not necessarily a headliner, it’s Tokyo Police Club, but The Traveller will be on the grounds in Annex Park just waiting to be read while you mosey around waiting for the next band to play. You might even enjoy it!
Posted in Community Event, Fernie BC, Festivals, Ideas Galore, Opening Exhibit, The Arts
Tagged Brina Schenk, Fernie, Illustrated Story, Storytelling, The Traveller, Wapiti Music Festival
Last year Wapiti launch it’s first Art Expo, a display of about 20 original paintings, and they’re doing it again this year! I am participating in the Art Expo, as well as another Wonder Walk (last year I did Shy Girl) called The Traveller. Next I’ll be on stage painting live. Kidding. I kid. Ew.
Art Expo 2016 was widely praised and appreciated and that’s awesome. I’m looking forward to seeing all the new work in Annex Park!
Posted in Community Event, Fernie BC, Festivals, Ideas Galore, Live Music, The Arts
Tagged Art Expo, Local Artists, painting, Storytelling, Support Local, Wapiti Music Festival, Wonder Walk
From City of Fernie’s website:
July 18, 2017
The public is advised that there is currently a large log jam on the Elk River, making the river impassable in the section next to the Transfer Station.
This section is not safe to pass, and the public is advised to get off the river and walk the section around this hazard.
Please remember to exercise caution at all times when recreating on the river.
Scenic Route To Alaska is on the lineup for Wapiti Music Festival. Let’s discover their music together! I prefer to know a band or at least recognize a band when I see them play live. Getting excited!
Splish Splash Sploosh Event Page Info:
“Join us, Fernie Heritage Library, on Thursday July 27th from 3-5PM at the Fernie Aquatic Centre Splash Park for an afternoon of family friendly fun. Music, dancing, bubbles, books from the Book Bike & more!”
We attended Splish Splash Sploosh last year. It is a very popular event and it was hot. It’s most likely going to be hot again so don’t forget your water, sunscreen and sweat dabbers.
I’m all set to paint a dumpster this Sunday in the blazing hot sun! But because it’s too much work to get done in a day, us painters will be out painting starting Thursday night and each night leading up to Sunday. Friday night there will even be a DJ (DJ Ray) at Station Square making it a little more enjoyable and if you’re downtown you should come say hi.
Dumpster day is truly the best. It’s got a cool block party vibe to it. There will be activities (decorate your own trucker hat being my favourite), button making, spray painting station, music, live painting and who knows what else. It’s so fun. See you there!
Some extra details from Facebook:
“Come down to Station Square on July 9th to see this year’s winning dumpsters painted by our local artists. Enjoy the sounds of Jay Ray’s music, make some buttons with your children at our Kids Art Corner and see the magic of the dumpster transformation!
This year’s artists are: Peggy Black, Brina Schenk, Joey Kosolofski, Dejana Lukac, Tanya Kindrat, Leanne-Raye Timmons, Drew Hampson and Scott Cable.
The Dumpster Painting will coincide with the first Sunday Socials from Fernie Chamber of Commerce so you can enjoy this arts event from within a pedestrianised Downtown.
Out of the Box is a public art initiative by the City of Fernie and in collaboration with Southeast Disposal. Out of the Box is a project in which 10 commercial trash dumpsters will be transformed into works of public art by regional artists.
Out of the Box is intended as a way for our regional art community to bring beauty and creativity to a seemingly mundane item like a trash dumpster.”
Posted in Community Event, Competitions, Fernie BC, Ideas Galore, Live Performance, Living Local, The Arts
Tagged block party, downtown Fernie, Fernie, Out of the Box Dumpster Project, Station Square