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Today's date: Tuesday July 17, 2018 Vol 51 Issue 28
   
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Fairy dance

Fairy dance

Elora Community Theatre’s 2018 Shakespeare in the Park production As You Like It opens with a fairy dance scene featuring, from left: Emma Taylor, Rachel Kaspar, Jessica Kaspar, Rianna Morgan, Emily Gauthier and Harley Davis. Four productions were staged in Bissell Park last weekend and the show returns to the open-air stage July 13 to 15. Show times are: Friday at 7pm, Saturday at 2 and 7pm and Sunday at 2pm.

Elora church to give out Florence Nightingale Award

ELORA - Church of St. John the Evangelist in Elora is holding a service dedicated to nurses and health professionals on July 15. The Florence Nightingale Community Service Award will be given out to Sharon Rice for her outstanding service to the community. Rice is involved with a number of community organizations, such as the Elora Festival and Children’s Wish Foundation.

Elora Festival kicks off July 13

ELORA - The internationally renowned Elora Festival returns for its 39th season from July 13 to 29 delivering a line-up of 25 performances over three weeks by some of the world’s best vocal, choral and chamber music artists.

Guild set to stage youth show

Guild set to stage youth show

HARRISTON - The Grey Wellington Theatre Guild’s (GWTG) ninth annual summer youth production is an original play with an adventure game quest at the heart of the plot.

Theatre casting for Miracle on 34th Street. The Play

HARRISTON - The Grey Wellington Theatre Guild is gearing up to bring some Christmas magic to the local stage.

Affordable family-friendly concerts new to the Elora Festival Line up

ELORA - Early school years are the ideal time to engage children in music activities, whether it be listening to a wide variety of music genres, seeing live performances or actively participating in music.

Disney’s underwater princess makes a splash at the St. Jacobs Country Playhouse

WATERLOO - Dive into an underwater adventure this summer! Grab your “dinglehoppers” and “snarfblats” as a splash-tacular Broadway musical washes up on stage at St. Jacobs Country Playhouse.

Rug hooking

Rug hooking

Martina Lesar of Caledon demonstrated rug hooking at the first Black Sheep Festival of Contemporary Textile Art at the Elora Centre for the Arts on July 7.

Wool dying

Wool dying

Christopher Walker, of Stirling, demonstrated natural wool dying at the first Black Sheep Festival of Contemporary Textile Art at the Elora Centre for the Arts on July 7.

Spinning demonstration

Spinning demonstration

The inaugural Black Sheep Festival of Contemporary Textile Art took place at the Elora Centre for the Arts (ECFTA) on July 7. Melanie Bailey Cox demonstrated the fine art of spinning at the Ruth’s Handwoven’s booth.

Tour the Trees in Centre Wellington on July 14

CENTRE WELLINGTON - On July 14 get out and tour the trees.

Artist spotlight at council; Stephen Cole “... only new paths to explore”

ELORA - As part of the township’s program of displaying art within the council gallery, Centre Wellington councillors had the chance to learn about local artist Stephen Cole.

Black Sheep Festival of Contemporary Textile Art

Black Sheep Festival of Contemporary Textile Art

Novice weaver - The first Black Sheep Festival of Contemporary Textile Art was held at the Elora Centre for the Arts on July 7. Organized by ECFTA director Bear App and curated by Michaela Campbell, the event drew hundreds over the course of the day. Maude MacLellan, a visitor from Toronto, tried her hand at weaving during the event. Photo by Patrick Raftis
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