Music by the River returns June 17

Music by the River 2018 starts on Sunday, June 17, 7 pm. with “The Keys”, a 5 piece local North Okanagan band. They play every thing from Classic Rock, R&B, Funk, Rock n’ Roll, Motown, Blues, Country Rock, to originals. It’s members have been involved in many bands over the years, playing at intimate venues to large outdoor concerts throughout the Interior of British Columbia. Whether you like to dance, or just sit back and listen, you’ll have a great time with The Keys. Bring a chair or blanket. Free, donations accepted at intermission. Belvidere Park, by the bridge (Drill Hall, rain venue) Sponsored by Johnston Meier Insurance, Enderby.

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“Grab a Seat” Painted Chair Project

The Enderby and District Arts Council and Enderby Artists’ Initiative are launching their Painted Chair Project to help fund arts programs and events in Enderby and District by inviting the community to show off its artistic abilities by painting chairs. The donated chairs will be auctioned during the Enderby Arts Festival July 28. Prior to the Festival, chairs will be displayed around town and a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place “People’s Choice “ will be awarded.

Check your basement, garage or attic for an old chair, stool or small bench and get painting!

Simple Rules:

1. Should be structurally sound and light enough for one person to carry

2. Clean with TSP or similar; Remove any loose paint by sanding

3. Paint

4. Seal with clear varnish

5. Sign your name and date on the underside

Drop off at EDAC office, 617 Cliff Ave, Enderby on any of these dates between 10am and 4pm – Wednesday June 20, Saturday June 23, Wednesday June 27

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Experience a “kassak” afternoon with David Thiaw

For the first time ever, we are celebrating Black History month by presenting an afternoon with Sengalese drummer David Thiaw on Sunday Feb 25 from 2-4pm at the Enderby Drill Hall.…see poster. The event is called a “Kassak” – a cultural gathering and exchange of folktales, music, rhythm and dance. Bring your own drum if you have one, drums provided for those who do not. Admission is by donation. Don’t miss this afternoon with a master drummer and master builder of djembe drums! Doors will open at 1:30 pm.edac_david thiaw poster

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February Coffee House

Our next popular Coffee House is on Friday evening, Feb 16th. Doors open 6 pm, performances 7-10 pm. $3 at the door except for performers. Refreshments. Come out and entertain us! All are welcome to perform or to enjoy!EnderbyCoffeeHouse_Winter2018

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Enderby Arts Festival 2018 – mark your calendars!

Bring the whole family to the Enderby Arts Festival on Saturday, July 28th to enjoy this Free, family-friendly event, 9am-4pm, in Downtown Enderby. In addition to 40 vendors, all-day entertainment stage, Lions pancake breakfast, Legion burgers, food court, live auction of artist-painted chairs, benches or stools. The Family Fun Zone returns to Belvidere Park (by the bridge) from 9:30am-3:30pm. There will be face painting, bouncy castle, games, crafts, a roving puppeteer /ventriloquist, clowns and a mini-goat petting zoo. The Enderby & District Community Resource Centre is partnering with the Enderby & District Arts Council to organize and run these activities for children. Info: 838-0577. Vendor registration forms will go out at the end of March.

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Enderby Coffee House Friday Jan 19th

Mark your calendars for our next Enderby Coffee House on Friday, January 19th at the Enderby Drill Hall, Hwy 97A. Signs out on the highway. Doors open at 6 pm. $3 admission except for performers. Refreshments available. Performances 7-10 pm. Hope to see you there! EnderbyCoffeeHouse_Winter2018

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Next Enderby Coffee House Nov 17th

Mark your calendars for our next Enderby Coffee House on Friday, November 17th at the Enderby Drill Hall, Hwy 97A. Signs out on the highway. Doors open at 6 pm. $3 admission except for performers. Refreshments available. Performances 7-10 pm. Hope to see you there! The October one was well attended.EnderbyCoffeeHouse_Fall2017

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Workshop with Master Drummer David Thiaw

Master Drummer David Thiaw invites you to a ” Joyful Experience in Rhythm and Movement” on Saturday, November 4. All ages welcome, drums are provided if you do not have your own. Doors open at 12:30 pm, workshop runs 1-3 pm. Enderby Drill Hall, Hwy 97A. No need to pre-register, pay $15 fee on the day. Light refreshments at the break. For more information, call Maureen at 838-7816.  Some background information:

David’s first home was in Senegal , the western-most country in Africa. He has memories of growing up in Dakar, with the scent of the Atlantic, the sand of the beaches and the music of the people inspiring him.African and World music have been David’s lifelong passion. Over the years David has been able to travel and play in all continents and many countries.Growing up in a culture that music was part of the edac_african drumsPROOFevery- day, not only started David on the path he walks today but also nurtures his strong belief that the ability to play and sing is a human right shared by all.
 
“In my home country of Senegal, I became a Master Drummer, it is what I do, in many places and in many forms. It shapes the rest of my life. It is what I love to do ”  David Thiaw

 

 

 

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Enderby Coffee House Friday October 20

The Enderby Coffee House sponsored by the Enderby & District Arts Council is being held the 3rd Friday of each month at the Enderby Drill Hall from September to May. The next one is Friday, October 20. Admission is $3.00, except for performers who sign up on the evening. Refreshments available by donation.  Doors open at 6 pm , Sign-up at 6:30 pm, performances 7-10 pm. EnderbyCoffeeHouse_Fall2017For more info:Sheldon 778-930-1501. Come out and support our local talent! Everyone welcome to come and/or perform!

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Enderby Coffee House is back!

The Enderby Coffee House sponsored by the Enderby & District Arts Council is being held the 3rd Friday of each month at the Enderby Drill Hall from September to May. The first fall one is Friday, September 15th. Admission is $3.00, except for performers who sign up on the evening. Refreshments available by donation.  Doors open at 6 pm , Sign-up at 6:30 pm, performances 7-10 pm.For more info:Sheldon 778-930-1501. Come out and support our local talent! Everyone welcome to come and/or perform!EnderbyCoffeeHouse_Fall2017

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