Destination ARTS! Performances and Events for Nov. 27 – Dec. 5, 2017

By November 25, 2017Uncategorized

Waynesboro, PA: Destination ARTS! activities continue in Waynesboro, PA with art exhibits and special events scheduled at Gallery 50, 42 West ARTS Co-Op, Gallery 35 East, and the Ceramic Arts Center of Waynesboro. The galleries feature oil paintings, watercolors, pottery, sculptures, jewelry, photographs, furniture, and more.  This weekend, they will be open on Thursday from 1 to 4 p.m. (Gallery 50 and 42 West ARTS Co-Op only), Friday from 5 to 8 p.m., Saturday from 12 to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m.

Monday, November 27, 2017 – Oil & Acrylic Painting Class:

1 to 4 p.m. Gallery 50 – 50 W. Main St., Waynesboro, PA 17268. Marjorie Tressler invites artists of all ability levels to attend her weekly painting class in Gallery 50 that will cover both oil and acrylic mediums. Marjorie is a classically trained artist who teaches drawing, color theory and composition in the style of the old masters. These fun and relaxed sessions are $65 for 6 classes. Contact Marjorie Tressler at 717-762-6791 or at [email protected] to register.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 – Gourd Art Demo and Oil Painting Class:

12 to 3 p.m. 42 West ARTS Co-Op – 42 W. Main St., Waynesboro, PA 17268. Join Donna Bingaman at her weekly painting class every Wednesday while Patric Schlee provides ambient music designed to inspire! Each student benefits from her personal instruction and 40 years of experience. Each class is $15. Gallery visitors can watch Denny Bingaman sculpt, burn and dye gourds. For more info, call 717-762-8394.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 – Open Mic Nite:


7 to 9 p.m. Music Makers – 46 W. Main St.
, Waynesboro, PA 17268. The Arts Alliance is pleased to once again present Open Mic Nite at Music Makers. Local artists are invited to participate in a session facilitated by Brad Munn. All musical styles and spectators are welcome. A sound system, microphone, and electric stage piano will be provided. Contact 717-655-2500 for more information.

Thursday, November 30, 2017 – Oil Painting Demonstration:

1 to 4 p.m. Gallery 50 – 50 W. Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Marjorie Tressler is facilitating a painting session and demo with a focus on the learning process of painting from a student’s perspective. While there, check our Winter White display with Samantha the Snow Queen and artwork featuring winter scenes.

Thursday, November 30 to December 4, 2017 – 14th Annual Holiday Pottery Sale:

Times Vary – Nicodemus Center for Ceramic Studies – Room 008, General Studies Building, 1 Campus Dr., Mont Alto, PA 17237. NCCS will hold their 14th annual holiday pottery sale on November 30 from 1 to 8 p.m., December 1, 2, and 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The sale includes a variety of items hand-made by guild members such as bowls, mugs, cups, vases, and more. In addition to the pottery sale, the 2017 John Bell reproduction pot stand will be available for purchase.

Friday, December 1, 2017 – Open House and Anniversary Sale:


5 to 8 p.m. Gallery 35 East – 35 E. Main St.
, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Celebrate with the artists of Gallery 35 East as they observe their second anniversary with a special gallery-wide sale and reception. While there, view the Civil War Reenactment Exhibit which will end this weekend. Wine and light refreshments will be served.

Friday, December 1, 2017 – Christmas Season Party:

5:30 to 8 p.m. 42 West ARTS Co-Op – 42 W. Main St., Waynesboro, PA 17268. Enjoy folk and blues music by Earthsong Ensemble featuring Tom McFarland (guitar/vocals), Patric Schlee (flute/congas/didgeridoo), and a special guest on the keyboard. The event will also serve as a reception for the December/January featured artist, Terry Lynn Benson, whose oil paintings, photography, and document restoration work will be on display. Wine and light refreshments will be served. For more information, contact the co-op at 717-762-8394.

Friday, December 1, 2017 – Live Music Friday:

 

5:30 to 8 p.m. Music Makers – 46 W. Main St., Waynesboro, PA 17268.


Island Fusion
, featuring Nancy and Jody Messich, will bring a little slice of paradise to Music Makers with their mix of island-themed music mixed with rock standards and Jimmy Buffet hits. Wine and light refreshments will be served. For more information, call 717-655-2500. 

Friday, December 1, 2017 – Gallery 50 Book Signing:


5 to 8 p.m. Gallery 50 – 50 W. Main St., Waynesboro, PA 17268. Gallery 50 will host an evening of book signings for the three different authors – all of which would make perfect holiday gifts. William A. Larsh will have his new book “The FBI – They Eat Their Young” which recaps his career as an agent. Sara Knox will have her two hand-drawn adult coloring books “Lovely Harvest” and Lovely Earth.” Lastly, Kimberly S. Slayman will share her book of inspirational and spiritual poetry in her book “Feathers of Love.” Guests are invited to join the gallery for a reception and music by Island Fusion. For more information, call 717-655-2500.

Saturday, December 2, 2017 – Christmas Ornament Painting:


1 to 4 p.m. $15 for one or $20 for 2. Gallery 35 East – 35 E. Main St.
, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Join artist Cindy Smith for a fun afternoon of painting Christmas ornaments using one of her designs or one of your own! To register, call 717-762-1092 or email [email protected].

Saturday, December 2, 2017 – Winter Air CD Release Party:

2 to 3:30 p.m. Music Makers – 46 W. Main St., Waynesboro, PA 17268. Popular local band Mountain Air invites the public to a special reception to celebrate their new Christmas album, “Winter.” Featuring Bobbi Smith (guitar and vocals), Bob Murphy (upright bass), and Lisa Donohoe (mandolin and vocals), the group will be performing Christmas favorites, including a special version of the classic “White Christmas” by Irving Berlin with alternative lyrics by Louanna Dennis Sturm. Sturm received written permission from Berlin in 1942 for her choir to perform the edited version. Sturm will be on hand to share her story with listeners and copies of the CD will be available to purchase. For more information, contact Lisa Donohoe at 717-729-8201.

Saturday, December 2, 2017 – Holiday Music:


1 to 3 p.m. 42 West Arts Co-Op – 42 W. Main St.
, Waynesboro, PA 17268. For the enjoyment of gallery visitors, the New Horizons Band will be playing holiday music every Saturday through December 23rd. In addition, there will be holiday readings of “Twas the Night Before Christmas” and excerpts from “A Christmas Carol” at 2 p.m. For more information call 717-762-8394.

Sunday, December 3, 2017 – Community Book Club:


1:30 to 3:30 p.m. 32 West Main Street
, Waynesboro, PA 17268. All readers are invited to join the book club as they discuss “Less” by Andrew Sean Greer. The book follows the story of a failed novelist who takes a journey around the world to avoid the wedding of a former boyfriend. For more information call 717-655-2500 or visit www.artsalliancegw.org.

Sunday, December 3, 2017 – Drum Circle:


2 to 3:30 p.m. 42 West ARTS Co-Op – 42 W. Main St.
, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Patric Schlee invites young and old to join him for a drum circle at the co-op on Sunday. Bring in a drum or play one of ours! Students will be learning simple rhythms to play together. Dancers are welcome! For more information call 717-762-8394.

Monday, December 4, 2017 – Oil & Acrylic Painting Class:

1 to 4 p.m. Gallery 50 – 50 W. Main St., Waynesboro, PA 17268. Marjorie Tressler invites artists of all ability levels to attend her weekly painting class in Gallery 50 that will cover both oil and acrylic mediums. Marjorie is a classically trained artist who teaches drawing, color theory and composition in the style of the old masters. These fun and relaxed sessions are $65 for 6 classes. Contact Marjorie Tressler at 717-762-6791 or at [email protected] to register.

Monday, December 4, 2017 – Songwriters’ Workshop:

6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Music Makers – 46 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Join members of the Songwriters’ Workshop for their monthly meeting as they share their latest efforts writing a song based on the prompt of ‘Burn.’ For more information, contact Jonathan Ingels at [email protected].

Participants are encouraged to write a song, lyric, or instrumental piece that is inspired by that month’s theme. All genres are welcome and participants share their results, process, feedback with one another. Once a quarter, the group performs their songs for the public.

Ongoing Shows

Gallery 50Gallery 50’s (50 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268) Artwork by local and regional artists is on display and for sale. The walls are filled with fine art paintings in beautiful frames. The tables are covered with outstanding examples of pottery, wood work, jewelry, sculpture, cards and even hand made soaps. Truly an experience for the senses – especially with the addition of music performances during “Wine Down Friday.”

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42WestARTSW42 West ARTS Co-Op (42 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268) Artwork in many varying media by co-op members is on display and for sale. For more information, visit the co-op website at www.42westarts.com or call 717-762-8394.

Gallery 35 East (35 East Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268) features fine art photography, illustrations, oil and watercolor paintings, and two-dimensional art. Custom framing, classes, and seminars plus a “Da Their website is www.throughthelensandbeyond.com.

Ceramic Arts Center of Waynesboro

The Ceramic Arts Center of Waynesboro (13 South Church

Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268) brings together area potters of all skill levels and ages offering classes, workshops, and pottery sales. Guild members have 24 hour access to the wheels and kiln seven days a week. For information about classes and special programs visit their website at www.ceramics-nccs.org.

Musical performances at Destination ARTS! are supported in part by the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.

For more information, please visit the website at www.artsallianncegw.org or call 717-655-2915 or email [email protected]

Destination ARTS! currently includes:

Gallery 50 (50 West Main Street)
42 West ARTS (42 West Main Street
The Ceramic Arts Center of Waynesboro (13 South Church Street)
Gallery 35 East (35 East Main Street).

The galleries feature oil paintings, watercolors, pottery, sculptures, jewelry, photographs, furniture, and more. Most art is available for sale and there is no charge for admission to the galleries.

This weekend, galleries will be open –

Thursday from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m (Gallery 50 and 42 West ARTS Co-op only)
Friday from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Saturday from 12:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Sunday from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. 

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