**** EVENTS ****

Heritage Days – Get Hooked on History

May 16, 2015
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Friends of Fred Smith Studio at Wisconsin Concrete Park, N8236 South Hwy 13, one mile south of Phillips
715-339-7282
Website:  http://www.friendsoffredsmith.org/index.html
E-mail: fofs@pctcnet.net
A look into the past in Price County and all that makes us who we are. Enjoy interactive history stations for the kids, tools and skills used by early European settlements in the area, an authentic Fur Trade Era re-enactor’s camp, ethnic food booths by area churches, stage performances with five (5) hours of continuous traditional music, singers, musical instrument makers, storytellers, blacksmith shop, demonstrations of old-time food preservation methods, heritage food production, and ethnic food traditions. Celebrate our northern Wisconsin heritage! A great event for the whole family. Admission is $5.00 per vehicle.

Garden Art With Branches Workshop

May 23, 2015
1 – 4 p.m.
Friends of Fred Smith Studio at Wisconsin Concrete Park, N8236 South Hwy 13, one mile south of Phillips
715-339-7282
Website: www.friendsoffredsmith.org/index.html
E-mail: fofs@pctcnet.net
Make your own garden art out of fresh branches cut at the park. Learn to identify and cut popple, buckthorn or honeysuckle for materials. Sally Punzel returns to show you how to gather the materials and construct stars, small shelves, racks and small pot trellises using the collected materials, a hammer and nails. Free and open to all ages. Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult. Number of participants is limited. Registration required.

Drawing with Chalk Workshop

June 11, 2015
1 – 4 p.m.
Friends of Fred Smith Studio at Wisconsin Concrete Park, N8236 South Hwy 13, one mile south of Phillips
715-339-7282
Website:  http://www.friendsoffredsmith.org/index.html
E-mail: fofs@pctcnet.net
Long-time artist Terrie Grapa returns to the park this summer as your guide to creating depth in chalk drawings as you “step into the picture”. See, touch, and smell the chalk as your drawing unfolds in this medium. All materials are provided. Free and open to all ages. Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult. Class size is limited. Registration required.

Barn Quilts Workshop

June 27 , 2015
1 – 4 p.m.
Friends of Fred Smith Studio at Wisconsin Concrete Park, N8236 South Hwy 13, one mile south of Phillips
715-339-7282
Website: www.friendsoffredsmith.org/index.html
E-mail: fofs@pctcnet.net
Enjoy an afternoon of exploring the tradition of making and displaying barn quilts with Jeanie Heizler, life-long fabric quilter and owner of Custom Outdoor Covers. Create a mini-sized version of a quilt for your home or mailbox. Cost is $10.00. Patterns and many supplies are provided. Free and open to all ages. Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult. Number of participants is limited. Registration required.

Celebration of Arts in Action

September 26, 2015
Saturday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Painting Competition Judging starts at 4 p.m.
Wisconsin Concrete Park, N8236 South Hwy 13, one mile south of Phillips
715-339-7282
Website: www.friendsoffredsmith.org
E-mail:  fofs@pctcnet.net
The Wisconsin Concrete Park is a Wandering Wisconsin Roadside Art Experience and one of five special art environments hosting a Plein Air Painting Competition in 2015. Participants are offered an array of instant opportunities to create art in four different mediums: painting on a life-sized mural, glazing and firing raku pottery, decorating the park garage with mosaics, and painting open-air, postcard-sized landscapes. All open-air paintings completed at the park are eligible for entry into the competition for cash prizes. Judging starts at 4 p.m. and awards are given thereafter. All materials for each medium will be provided. A  quilt display, music, auction and great food make this a wonderful event for the entire family. Stop by on your way between the Phillips Harvest Fest and the Ogema Christmas Tree Festival; call for more information. For the location of other participating sites,
visit http://www.kohlerfoundation.org/grants/plein-air-painting-competition-wandering-wisconsin/.

 
 

 

Horse and rider from Henry Mocavts
and John Putro tableau
Farming with Oxen tableau

Farming with Horses tableau
     
#6 Chiann the Beer Drinker and Photographer.
Photo: Robert Amft,
circa 1950-64.
Farming With Oxen. Photo: Fred Scruton ©
Mr. Knox and Oxen. Photo: Fred Scruton ©

     
     

 


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