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Welcome to the Geauga Council for Arts & Culture!

June 25, 2016 12:00 - 5:30
Chardon Square
Shakespeare's Twelfth Night in the evening at Geauga Theater

Come join the fun!


Stop!  Shop!  Or Swap! on Chardon Square 

Clean out your closet, garage, attic or storage area and bring your unwanted artwork to be swapped for “new to you” works of art! Paintings, prints, sculpture, handmade jewelry, fiber art, frames…all will be accepted.  One person’s trade is another person’s treasure! 

The Geauga Council for Arts & Culture is sponsoring the Stop! Shop! Or Swap opportunity in conjunction with the *heART of Geauga Arts Jam on Saturday, June 25th from Noon-5:30 p.m. on Chardon Square in the Heritage House building.  All funds generated from the Stop! Shop! Or Swap event help to support the arts in Geauga County.

This is how it will work:

Stop!:   Chardon Square, Saturday, June 25th from Noon - 5:30 pm in the Chardon Square
Shop!:   If you want to purchase a piece outright, there will be many to choose from-all reasonably priced.
Swap!:  You can bring in up to 6 pieces of art and receive a credit towards the purchase of one or more of the pieces that are on display.  This is a great opportunity to acquire unique art at affordable prices.

Questions??? Please contact Teresa Runion – teresarunion@hotmail.com   or  440.834.0502

*For more information about the Arts Jam visit www.chardonarts.org or on Facebook: Geauga Council for Arts and Culture

Music on the Gazebo – Arts Jam 2016
All day, during the Arts Jam we will have several featured bands playing live music! Check out the exciting line up below:

Shivering Timbers - from 12:00-1:00 p.m features Sarah who is their captivating singer -- part P.J. Harvey, part Patsy Cline, coupled with Jayson's guitar work as the perfect mate to her sultry vocals. Live performances are energized by the percussive mastery of Dan Kshywonis on drums. Shivering Timbers were discovered by Dan Auerbach, a member of the Black Keys’, and played at his birthday party!.

Shivering Timbers

Erie Heights Brass Ensemble – from 1:45-2:30 p.m named for the small crossroads community overlooked on the Lake, was formed on a windy day in March of 1999. They perform about thirty concerts a year. These venues have included parks, malls, churches, libraries, etc. for both community and private events. Once or twice a year, the group performs an educational concert in the schools..

Erie Heights Brass Ensemble

Steve Madewell and the Next Best Thing   from 3:00-4:00 p.m. Steve Madewell is a singer song-writer who enjoys finding inspiration for his musical stories in the world around us.  He has a knack for turning a phrase until it captures and reflects a unique insight that might otherwise be lost.

Steve Madewell and the Next Best Thing

Juke Joint Junkies  -         4:30-5:30

Juke Joint Junkies

Band specializing in Honky Tonk, Blues, 50’s, Classic Country and originals in three styles.  Someof their songs are “That’s Alright, Mama,”  Folsum Prison, Jambalaya, The Wanderer and many more


Shakespeare for All! 

Meet Queen Elizabeth I herself – kids can even have “Tea with the Queen” from 2:00-3:00

Meet Queen Elizabeth I herself

Join Great Lakes Theater actors Deb Cluts and Tim Keo for some rousing scenes from Shakespeare – you can watch or you can join in!

Enjoy Shakespearean music played by Bob Bellamy and Wendy Barlow on the hammered dulcimer the harp!

Kids’ Theater With Julie Douglass in the Fun Zone  -   performance at 4:00

The Senior Players doing 3 short plays including the” Twitter Version of Hamlet”
from Geauga Senior Center  -  3:15  They’re hilarious

For the kids:  the Fun Zone!
Among the choices:

Balloon Bender Dave – THE best balloon hats ever

Balloon Bender Dave
Make a crown or sword to wear when you have tea with the queen!

Scavenger Hunt – check out our artists and win art supplies

Create your own robot and draw a picture (Steve Guttierez – tech art)

Get a glitter tattoo or a hair wrap  - $10.00  (Rae Greaves)

Perform with Julie Douglass of Geauga Theater

Get a hotdog lunch and relax while watching dancing and other fun things in the
Fun Zone!

 Meet Artists / Learn a technique

Digital Photo Art with Joyce Erbeznik

Fiber Arts with Olivia Hoffman

Text Box: Stuffed animals with Clara Manfredi (make your own!)    •	C.M. Manfredi’s Emporium of Wonders creator, Clara Manfredi, has a life-long love of Jim Henson and Steven King and a passion for nature and the things less loved. These are the reasons behind the foundation for all she does. Clara will be providing all an opportunity to create their own stuffed animals.  Stuffed Animals with Clara Manfredi

Text Box: Zentangle with Launie McDevitt & Lisa Ruschman     •	Learn the Art of Zentangle® in Northeastern Ohio from CZTs (Certified Zentangle Teachers) Lisa Ruschman & Launie McDevitt. Zentangle is an easy to learn method of creating beautiful abstract images from repetitive pattern. The Zentangle® art form and method was created by Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas. Learn more at zentangle.com.  Zentangle with Laurie McDevitt & Lisa Ruschman



Water colors with Beverle Krueger (Noah’s Child)  Learn a technique and try it on         your own bookmark!

Come to a workshop!  Learn something new!

“It’s all Bluegrass to Me” -  with Paul Kovac

“Guitar Repair and Building Workshop” with Luthier, Patrick Podpadec

Play a ukulele with the Fleaharmonics!
Play a ukulele with the Fleaharmonics!

The Arts Jam is a showcase for the performing and visual arts and features more than 100 artists and performers, highlighting music, dance, drama, the visual arts and literature!  The day will include performances, workshops and many family-friendly activities such as face painting, acrobatics, storytelling, juggling, the popular Graffiti Wall for kids and much more.  What makes this different from other arts festivals is that it is interactive.  You will be learning, trying things out, and maybe taking things home!  Artists currently lined up are:  Steve Madewell, Bill Lestock, Erie Heights Brass Ensemble,  Zentangle Art, and theater workshop with Julie Douglass, Steve Guttierez and many more!





Geauga Council of Arts and Culture

PO Box 104, Chardon, OH 44024, Phone: 440-537-3344, www.geaugaarts.org

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