**** EVENTS ****

For more information on upcoming workshops contact:

Friends of Fred Smith Studio at Wisconsin Concrete Park, N8236 South Hwy 13, Phillips, WI
715-339-7282
fofs@pctcnet.net

Workshops require pre-registration as they fill rapidly and often have waiting lists. Children under 10 years old are welcome to attend most workshop but must be accompanied by an adult. CALL 715-339-7282 TO REGISTER. Check back as workshops may be added and they are subject to change, or call for more information!



HOLIDAY EVERGREEN DECORATIONS WORKSHOP
November 12, 2016
1-4 p.m.
Learn how to make and decorate a fresh holiday evergreen wreath as well as trying your hand creating an evergreen swag. Wreath or swag packages with all necessary greenery and decorative supplies available for $15. Make some great gifts from the heart this holiday season. Registration required.

PAPER EMBELLISHING TECHNIQUES, Part 2 - Making Paper Fabric & more

November 19, 2016
1 p.m. – 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 second in a two-workshop series, Ameris Grapa will be illustrating paper embellishing techniques to add to your printing skills. Join her in transforming ordinary paper into the extraordinary, used to create monoprints for greeting cards, wall art, stationery, photo mats, holiday cards and ornaments, and even cell cases. Expand on one-of-a-kind prints with ways to create additional 2-dimentional textured materials including paper fabric. The possibilities are endless. Registration & a $7 fee are required. All materials are provided. Open to all ages. Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult. Class size is limited.

HERITAGE DAYS - Get Hooked on History

May 20, 2017
10 a.m. – 3 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

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, Ojibwe arts, history, traditions and culture, ethnic food booths by area churches, traditional music, singers, a blacksmith shop, and heritage food production. Celebrate our northern Wisconsin heritage! A great event for the whole family. Admission is $5.00 per vehicle.

CELEBRATION OF ARTS IN ACTION

September 23, 2017
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

Everyone is invited to participate in this Wandering Wisconsin Roadside Art Experience offering an array of instant opportunities to create art in four different art mediums: Painting on a life-size mural, glazing and firing raku pottery, decorating the park garage with mosaics, and open-air painting of postcard-sized landscapes. All materials for each medium will be provided. Plus tour the 200+ statues made by retired lumberjack and self-taught artist, Fred Smith, and enjoy the works of art from the local quilt clubs hanging in the park pines. Live music, a silent auction, and great food make this a wonderful event for the entire family. Stop by on your way to or from the Phillips Fall Harvest Festival. For the location of other Wandering Roadside Art Experience sites, visit https://www.jmkac.org/explore-discover/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 ©

     
     

 


Copyright © 2006 Friends of Fred Smith