Thursday, September 29, 2016

2016 Lantern-Making Workshops

Ta-da! We are most pleased to announce our 2016 schedule of public lantern-making workshops.

Make your very own paper and bamboo lantern, and bring it to the festival to parade through the streets and light up the night!

No experience required, and all ages welcome. We provide the materials & instruction. You bring your friends, family and creativity! We recommend you give yourself 3 hours to make a lantern; younger children will need assistance. 


Sat. Oct. 15, 10 AM-4 PM, Picton Library, 208 Main St. W. 
Cost: by donation, sponsored by the County of Prince Edward Public Library

Tues. Oct. 18, 3-7 PM, Picton Library, 208 Main St W.

Cost: by donation, sponsored by the County of Prince Edward Public Library

Wed. Nov. 2, 5:30-8:30 PM, Picton Town Hall, 2 Ross St.
Cost: $10 per lantern. Free meal from Food Not Bombs served 5:30-7.

Thurs. Nov. 3, 6-9 PM – Lantern-making demonstration at FRUgal & Company, 167 Main St., Picton. Drop by and see the creative process at work, find out more about the festival, enjoy some seasonal nibbles and check out FRUgal’s selection of retro vintage finds. 

Fri. Nov. 4, 10 AM-8 PM, Baxter Arts Centre, 3 Stanley St, Bloomfield. 
Cost: $10 per lantern.

Sat. Nov. 5, 12 noon-8 PM, Baxter Arts Centre, 3 Stanley St, Bloomfield.

Cost: $10 per lantern.

Sun. Nov. 6, 12 noon-4 PM, Athol Town Hall, 1685 County Rd. 10, Cherry Valley. 

Cost: Kids are FREE! Adults by donation, sponsored by the Athol Recreation Committee.

Wed. Nov. 9, 5-9 PM, Picton Town Hall, 2 Ross St.
Cost: $10 per lantern.

Looking forward to seeing you there!

Questions? krista@smallpondarts.ca





Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Support the Firelight Lantern Festival!

We've just launched an indiegogo fundraising campaign to bring the Firelight Lantern Festival back to Prince Edward County on November 12, 2016. We really need your help to keep making our special kind of magic. Will you consider making a donation? It's easy and secure - just click HERE.

photo by Danny Sheppard