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All Spirit of the Hills members in good standing are encouraged to share your arts related news events here on our website and through our email newsletters. To add your event to both, please fill out the form on the bottom of this page. Thanks.

2nd Annual Paddle to the "C"

Submitted by Spirit of the Hills member Rosanne Dolan

May 31, 2022 – completed paddle boards to Cobourg B.I.A.
June 13 – July 30, 2022 – painted paddle boards displayed in Cobourg storefronts
July 28 – 30, 2022 – paddle board public auction

Paddle boards will be displayed in participating Cobourg storefronts TBA

40 paddle board-shaped wooden panels will be available at the Cobourg BIA on a first-come-first-serve basis to local artists beginning Monday, April 11, 2022. Like last year, the painted paddle boards will be displayed in participating Cobourg storefronts from mid-June to the end of July. At the end of the exhibition, the paddle boards will be auctioned off to the public. This year, ALL proceeds will go to the Red Cross in support of the humanitarian crisis in the Ukraine.

The Colborne Art Gallery Annual Juried Show

Submitted by Spirit of the Hills member Rosanne Dolan

Event Dates and Time:
Submissions on CAG website: May 1 – August 16, 2022
Show at The Colborne Art Gallery: Sept. 16, – November 6, 2022

Event Venue name and Address:
The Colborne Art Gallery
51 King Street East, Colborne, ON

Event Details
Carlyn Moulton from the Oeno Gallery in Prince Edward County is the juror for the show. Details and guidelines for submission are at:

Jason and the Wonderhorn by Linda Hutsell-Manning

Submitted by Spirit of the Hills member Linda Hutsell-Manning

Jason and the Wonderhorn book cover

I’m pleased to tell you that my juvenile time-travel novel, Jason and the Wonderhorn, is now the first e-book in the new time-travel series, Fogbound Through Time available on Kindle and Kobo.

Spread the Word by What Fun!

Submitted by Spirit of the Hills member Lynn C. Bilton

In the spirit of collaboration and celebration, Northumberland musicians Lynn C. Bilton, Christopher Cameron and Marie-Lynn Hammond got together to record Lynn’s new song, Spread the Word.

The trio had so much fun creating this music video at Northumberland Music Studio in Warkworth that they decided to name their group What Fun!

You’re invited to sing along, join the fun and spread the word about Northumberland Festival of the Arts.

Please join us in spreading the word about Northumberland Festival of the Arts, taking place September 16 – October 2, 2022, in venues across Northumberland County.

Volunteer, Collaborate, Sponsor, Donate, Attend!

Making Waves: A tribute to Fern Blodgett Sunde - a true trailblazer by Lynn C. Bilton

This article is featured in the October / November issue of Our Canada Magazine.

Spirit of the Hills is dedicated to promoting ALL creative art forms and traditions in Northumberland County, including the performing and visual arts, media, design and the literary arts.

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