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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.

Christmas on Pine St

Nov 30, 1-7 PM, Dec 1, 10-4 PM

Dragon Clay Gallery – 81 3/4 Pine Street, Port Hope, ON
6 Port Hope Artists, 2 day sale/show

Janet Stobie Book Signings

Saturday December 1st and Saturday December 8th

I will be signing and selling my books at the following two church Christmas Craft Sales

On Saturday, December 1st, Janet Stobie will be selling and signing her books, along with many other vendors, at the Christmas Craft sale at St. John’s Anglican Church, Peterborough, from 9 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Saturday, December 8 is Christmas in Keene – Festivities begin with the Santa Claus Parade beginning at 10:00 p.m. Santa Clause rides the firetruck down the mains street to the firehall where he meets with the children. At Keene United Church from 10 to 3, Janet Stobie along with many other vendors will be signing and selling her books. At 2 p.m. in the church sanctuary, there will be a children’s production of The Grinch who stole Christmas.

From Janet Stobie, author, inspirational speaker

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Ted Amsden Tribute

Ted Amsden is ending his rich tenure as Cobourg Poet Laureate this year’s end. We are pleased to present the following video as a tribute to his eloquent service to the wonderful community of Cobourg.

Poet Tree Eulogy; Cobourg Poet Laureate, Ted Amsden, delivers his original poem at an event celebrating and honouring the last elm standing in Victoria Park, Cobourg.

Submitted by Spirit Member Wally Keeler

Lori Felix in Bowmanville until May 5, 2019

Photo of art installation

Lori Felix has an exhibit at the Sarah Jane Williams Heritage Centre in Bowmanville in conjunction with Soper Creek Wildlife Rescue’s Wild Ontario exhibit. The show runs until May 5th. Lori donated one piece for auction and is giving 50% of all proceeds to Soper Creek in order to raise funds for their medical building.

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.

Word on the Hills

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Northumberland 89.7 FM
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Part-Time Art Courses at Fleming College

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