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Upcoming Arts on Fire celebrates excellence


November 17 by Deanna Mitchener
Centennial Park and Downtown October 15 Robyne Wilock and Tracy Templeton welcomed guests to
Light Up - Enjoy the lights Knights of Columbus the 5th Annual Arts on Fire held at the Galloway Museum and
sparkling on the trees. Free are sponsoring a Travel Centre on September 30.
cookies and hot chocolate will be Spaghetti Supper at Entertainment was provided by Mohsin Zaman who was
provided from 430-6pm. 6:30pm. Please call the 2016 male artist of the year at the Edmonton Music
Activities such as crafts for kids 780-712-8017 for Awards.
in the museum and possibly tickets and further
snowshoeing will also be offered. information. Arts on Fire is the kick off to Alberta Culture Days that
continued throughout the weekend. "Edson has many heritage
October 15 groups in the community and most of them were represented
Red Brick Harvest during Arts on Fire," said Wilock.
Bazaar and Tea, The arts award presentations are made possible by grant
Saturday, October 15, funding from the province and the Town of Edson. The event
10am – 3pm. Join us was started by Tracy Templeton back in 2012. We hope it will
for lunch and browse continue for many years as there are a wealth of individuals
the home based and groups who bring arts and culture to life in our
business and craft
tables. For more info community," said Wilock.
or to book a table 24 different individuals and community groups received
contact the Red Brick nominations this year. A panel of three judges assessed the
at 780-723-3582 or nominations based on set criteria and came to a consensus on the winners. The three judges this year were Josephine Bunz-
Clark, Roza Grant, and Desmond Kilgannon.
October 16 The Young Artist in the Community award celebrates an
Edson United Church outstanding young artist in any discipline and serves as a
is holding their annual reminder that the potential and future of the arts will be
Harvest Supper at the
Edson United Church realized by our youth. Nominated for the award was Jillian
at 5 p.m. Tickets are Austman, Brianne Benson, Katia Davi-Digui, Mackenzie
available by phoning Eidt, Tamara Everett, Sydney, Austin Frazer, Jaden Gauchier,
780-723-3034, 780- Quinn Larder, Sydney McClintock, Josie Sorensen, and Ethan Peter Taylor won the award for Arts Champion during Arts
723-2487 or the for their talent and dedication to the arts and theatre. on Fire event held Sept. 30. “This one’s for you, Lisa,” said
church office 780- Three winners were chosen for this category Brianne Peter. photo Deanna Mitchener
723-3418. Benson, Tamara Everett, and MacKenzie Eidt.
Artist for the Arts award recognizes an individual
October 20 artist who has shown significant support and
Brightwood Ranch is involvement in the arts of Edson and area.
holding their Fall
Supper Thursday, Nominees were Julian Buchwald as an award
October 20 from 5pm- winning photographer. Madison Sharman as a
7pm at the multi-faceted, innovative artist who shares her
Brightwood Ranch, 2 talent with the community. Diana Inscho nominated
kms east of Entwistle as a singer and costume designer who shares her
on Hwy. 16, 5 kms talents by volunteering with HRH, The Chronicle
south on RR 73 and 2 Projects, and ACES. The winner in this category
kms east. Brightwood went to Madison Sharman.
Ranch is a camp run The Arts Champion award is open to arts or
for underprivileged
children and youth. heritage supporters, donors, volunteers, sponsors,
For more information educators and innovators. It includes those who
call 780-727-3840. advocate and stimulate community support for the
arts or heritage. Nominees were Ann Dechambeau
October 23 for spearheading Rotary Sundays in the Park.
Harvest Dinner at Sandy Fedorak as a passionate art teacher who has
Park Court Hall on created an inclusive art program at HRH. The
Sunday, October 23, Edson Cultural Heritage Organization for providing
from 12:30pm – a venue for a variety of arts activities and running a
2:00pm. Everyone is
invited to celebrate number of annual events. Peter Taylor as a
the end of another proponent and advocate for the arts who works
harvest season and tirelessly with HRH students and ACES, and
join us for a great Danielle Unger a passionate music teacher and
meal, quilt raffle and talented photographer. The winner in this category
fird feeder raffle. was Peter Taylor.
Please call 780-727- "I surround myself with people who do amazing
4476 or 780-727-2138 work and make me look good, so they deserve the
for more information. award just as much. There is someone very special

November 12 who could not be here tonight but I have to think
CWL Bazaar from 11 about her. I know if she were here tonight it would
am to 3 pm. be her up here instead of me. So Lisa, this one's for
Tea/lunch. Available you," said Taylor.
items are: Bake Sale The final award for the evening is the Cultural
Items, Silent Auction, Pillar award open to individuals or organizations
Canning, Clothing, that have demonstrated outstanding achievement
Jewelry, Spices, and contributions to the community's cultural
Crafts and many more vitality in one of either performing arts, visual arts,
items. Contact 780- literary arts or culture and heritage. The two
723-3661. winners were the Edson and District Historical
See Classified Page for Society and the Edson Cultural Heritage
monthly meetings
and activities Organization.
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