4th Annual AVONDALE GARLIC FEST Saturday, September 17

Come to Avondale on September 17 for the famous Avondale Garlic Fest!  Come for the wonderful juried art, the live music, the incredible food and beverage offerings, the chef demonstrations, the lectures from the garlic growers, and (of course) for ALL THINGS GARLIC!  Over twenty varieties of garlic and many garlic products will be available…AND, back by popular demand…Garlic Ice Cream!  The winery’s restaurant, D’Vine Morsels will be offering this uniquely wonderful product with one of their desserts.  Ummmm.



DVAS September workshop with DENNIS CURRAN

DVAS watercolour workshop with
   Sept. 24th 2016
South End Baptist Church
60 Hastings St.
Dartmouth, NS.
Contact :Violet Robertson
Time: 9:15-3:30
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 A native Nova Scotian, Dennis uses light and shadow to capture the exquisite beauty of the land and sea. Rich, vivid colours set the mood for the work and provide a strong visual impact. Dennis’ objective is always to express nature, not through imitation, but rather through observation and imagination.
Dennis class will be a “Paint Along With Dennis”.
We will paint the same Seascape from a reference photo (Dennis will provide).
Contact: Violet Robertson
    ” Gift Certificates available”

Laurie Mireau Watercolor painting course starting Sept 19

5 week Watercolor Painting Class at Canada Games Centre starting Sept 19, Monday.

It’s time to enroll online by registering at www.canadagamescentre.ca, see page 20 in their Fall Program Guide. Members $125, non-members $140. Monday afternoon class is #320302 A-1, from 1:15 to 4:15, and Monday evening class is #320302 A-2, from 5:45 to 8:45.

Join Laurie Mireau to learn the basic fundamentals of brush handling, color mixing and glazing.Basic skills will be taught while refining the skills of more seasoned painters. All skill levels will be accommodated to the best of Laurie’s ability so don’t be afraid to begin!

A supply list will be emailed before classes start.

Gallery 215 Workshop Listings!

Saturday, September 10 ~ 10am-2pm


Monday, September 19~6:30pm-9:30pm


Saturday, September 24 ~ 2pm-4pm


“Art Fun Paint Afternoon” with Sandra MacDonald.

Come participate in a fun-filled afternoon of painting led by artist, Sandra MacDonald. Learn to paint a lovely autumn picture.

The registration fee is $35 per person. No experience is necessary. All materials will be provided.

You can register online at:


or register at Gallery 215 by calling 902-261-2151.



New Show at Jack’s Gallery, Wolfville

Two Dimensions of Music,
Performance Photography
by Bruce Dienes.
September 4- 25, 2016
Jack’s Gallery
450 Main St Wolfville, NS B4P 1E2
Jack’s Gallery is always looking for new work to display. For submission forms go to http://www.acadiacinema.coop/jacksgallery/

Rebecca Silver Slayter and OQO at the art centre this weekend

ICCA Book Festival: all through September!
Gallery exhibition, readings, workshops, and the ICCA Book Fair
More information below and on our website:

A Reading with Rebecca Silver Slayter
Friday, Sept. 97:00 – 8:00 p.m. Free admission Cash bar.

Reading Like a Writer Writers’ workshop with Rebecca Silver Slayter
Sunday Sept. 111:00 – 4:00 p.m.
$45 for non-members, $25 for ICCA members, and $15 for students.

ICCA Book Fair
Saturday, Sept 17 11 – 4 p.m.
Free tables and free admission. Buy, sell, read, listen, schmooze.

Through September  27, 2016 An exhibition of writers and artists curated by Robin Hill.

And don’t miss:
OQO Live at the Art Centre
Saturday, Sept. 108:30 p.m.
Doors open at 8. $20 students $10 Cash bar.

Lunenburg Art Gallery – Upcoming Fundraiser and Workshops


The Lunenburg Art Gallery will be hosting “A Brush of Autumn Colour”, an outdoor painting fundraiser that will take place on Saturday, October 1st and Sunday, October 2nd, at the gallery.

This event will see up to 40 artists, enjoying and painting the lovely Autumn colours of our beautiful town and surrounding areas. The proceeds from the sale will be split 60% for the artists and 40% for the gallery. The $20. Registration fee includes coffee and muffins both mornings, a lovely light reception Saturday at 5pm and all the fun of outdoor painting.

This event is the first Autumn event for the gallery and we are thrilled to be welcoming back many of our past, and new supporters!

We are also hosting a number of workshops, below

Rae Smith – Monday, September 19 – Soft Pastels: 1 – 4pm – $50.


Sandi Komst Wednesday, October 12 –– Acrylic: 10am – 3:30pm – $75.


Carolyn Vienneau Thursday, October 13 –– Acrylic: 10am – 3:30pm – $75


Janet Mason Thursday, October 20 –– Acrylic: 10am – 1pm – $50.


Nicole Power Saturday, October 22 –– Acrylic: 10am – 3:30pm – $75. – FULL


Michel Doucet Sunday, October 23 –– Acrylic or Oil: 10am – 3:30pm – $75.


Dennis Curran Thursday, October 27 –– Watercolour: 10am – 3:30pm – $75.


Michel Doucet Saturday, October 29 –– Acrylic or Oil: 10am – 3:30pm – $75


  • Please register for the outdoor painting fundraiser and the workshops at:

The Lunenburg Art Gallery

79 Pelham Street (corner Pelham & Duke)

PO Box 1418

Lunenburg NS B0J 2C0