April: Craft’n, In The Koots

April: Craft’n, In The Koots

April showers brings flowering artists!

For the artistically inclined and interested craft enthusiasts; here are some events in town showcasing local art in the Kootenay Regions. This post updates weekly so keep your eye out for new calendar listings.


Monthly Craft Calendar

Kimberley and Cranbrook, BC. 


Cranbrook Farmers Market

Cranbrook Farmers Market
10am – 1pm
Sat. March 31st, 2018
Location: Cranbrook Farmers Market 220 Cranbrook st.

True Root and Mama’s Dumplings are now offering a special breakfast and brunch at the market! We’ll be hosting 25 different vendors offering a variety of local products from microgreens, apple cider to artisanal soaps and jewelry. Good food and friendly folks! A great way to start your weekend

Cranbrook Collective Kitchens

Cranbrook Collective Kitchens
3:30pm – 6:30pm.
Weekly, Every Monday until August.
Location: Community Connections Society of Southeast BC

Come join our Collective Kitchens! We meet weekly and cook meals to take home. Learn new skills, discover new recipes, and connect with other people in your community. Registration required. On-site childcare included. $25/session or free to low-income.

Paint Night with the Tipsy Canvas

Paint night with the Tipsy Canvas
6:00pm – 10pm.
Thursday April 5th.
Location: Shananigans, Cranbrook

You all had so much fun at the last one we decided to do it again!!!

 Paint night with Mother Earth

Paint night with Mother Earth
7pm – 9pm.
Thursday April 5th.
Location: Deweys Pub, Cranbrook

Create your next masterpiece, drink and have a fun night! The artists will guide you through multiple steps to allow you to let loose and paint this heart warming “Mother Earth” painting. Tools Used: Various brushes, acrylic paint, 16″x20″ stretched canvas.
Ticket includes: Guided lesson by a professional, usage of the supplies and a fun memory with friends and family! 19+ event only.

My Best Friends Closet Paint Night

My Best Friends Closet Paint Night
5:30pm – 8:30pm.
Thursday April 6th.
Location: My Best Friends Closet, Kimberley

You know you need a great Ladies Night and My best Friends Closet is the place to be on March 30! $35 will cover all art supplies Call 778-481-1122 to register

Mastering French Cooking

Mastering French Cooking
1pm – 5pm.
Sunday April 8th.
Location: Farm Kitchen, Cranbrook

Are you intrigued by French Food and also a little intimidated? Join Sage & Savor’s Executive Chef Stephen Gilmour as he introduces you to a classic resource for French food: Julia Child’s “Mastering the Art of French Cooking.” More than 40 years after its initial publication, this beautifully written and precisely clear tribute to French food continues to be a primary resource for cooks interested in one of the world’s most loved and respected cuisines.
Step by step instructions help you truly master what may seem a daunting world! Chef Gilmour will guide you through some of his favorite preparations and techniques. Bring your take home containers and go home with samples and a resource to bring your French food alive!

Guilty Grizzly Writing Series

Guilty Grizzly Writing Series
7pm – 10pm.
Thursday April 19th.
Location: Paper and Cup, Kimberley

The Guilty Grizzly Writers Series is a quarterly workshop designed for writers of all skill levels. The first workshop will feature hosts Kevin Miller and Jeff Pew, who will introduce elements of story development, literary techniques, and qualities of effective writing. Participants will have an opportunity to write prose and poetry during this three-hour session, share their work with other participants, and do a Q&A session with Kevin and Jeff.
Format:
7-8:15 p.m. – Story development workshop with Kevin Miller
8:15-8:30 p.m. – Intermission
8:30-9:45 p.m. – Poetry workshop with Jeff Pew
9:45-10:00 p.m. – Q&A with Jeff and Kevin
Tickets are $25, and seating is limited to 25 participants. Beer, wine, coffee, tea, and an assortment of snacks will be available for purchase. Ages 12+.

Arts BC | Community Cultural Forum

Arts BC: community cultural forum
9pm – 10pm.
Saturday April 21 at 9pm and Sunday April 22 at 4pm.
Location: Centre 64, Kimberley

The Arts BC Community Cultural Forum is postponed until Saturday, April 21th! Community Cultural Forums are part of Arts BC’s Knowledge Sharing services to help build the capacity of arts and culture leaders in communities around the province. These Forums are designed to be day-long professional development programs tailored to arts and culture community’s needs. Join Arts BC for a specialized day of learning, dialogue and exchange at Studio 64 in Kimberley, BC. Topics covered will include: Cultural Planning; Building Volunteer Programs; Development and Fundraising Saturday, April 21 2018 | 9 am-4 pm | Studio 64 | $25 More information on our website: http://kimberleyarts.com/arts-bc-community-cultural-forum-postponed/

Balm Girls Lip Balm workshop

Balm Girl’s Lip Balm/ Body Bar workshop
1pm – 3pm.
Saturday April 28th.
Location: The Locals Nest Boutique

The Arts BC Community Cultural Forum is postponed until Saturday, April 21th! Community Cultural Forums are part of Arts BC’s Knowledge Sharing services to help build the capacity of arts and culture leaders in communities around the province. These Forums are designed to be day-long professional development programs tailored to arts and culture community’s needs. Join Arts BC for a specialized day of learning, dialogue and exchange at Studio 64 in Kimberley, BC. Topics covered will include: Cultural Planning; Building Volunteer Programs; Development and Fundraising Saturday, April 21 2018 | 9 am-4 pm | Studio 64 | $25 More information on our website: http://kimberleyarts.com/arts-bc-community-cultural-forum-postponed/

Make time for Wine – paint your own pillow

Make time for Wine – paint your own pillow
6pm – 9pm.
Saturday May 4th.
Location: Restoration & Design Studio

Come & paint a 20”x 20” canvas Pillow Cover & enjoy a beverage & some fun. Pick a design or come up with your own for an extra $5. Cost 1 cover: $45 all inclusive 2/$85 (pillow cover, paint, stencil, instruction, tools & tax) 20”x 20” Pillow fillers $14.00 Sign up online at http://www.urban-restorartion.com or http://www.facebook.com/urbanrestoration.design. For more info call 250-489-9813. Examples of the designs we have for this class are on the Facebook page or on the website. The deadline for signing up for this class is Friday May 4th.

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