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75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
(519) 846-9698

October 2020

Make Your Own Beeswax Wraps

October 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ECFTA, 75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
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$50.00 1 ticket left

Thursday October 1, 2020  |  7 - 9 PM Start your earth-friendly journey and spend a couple of hours to make your own beeswax food wraps and reduce one-time plastic use!  Kick the single-use disposable habit with homemade beeswax wraps - a great alternative to plastic wrap. You can use them to cover food and keep it fresh; veggies, cheeses, sandwiches, baked goods and snacks. They’re reusable dozens and dozens of times and can easily be refreshed at home if…

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Fantasy Creatures! Saturday Workshop

October 10 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
ECFTA, 75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
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$35.00 3 tickets left

Ages 8-16 $35 Explore various watercolour and inking techniques to create your own unique fantasy creature with artist Katherine Olenic. Build your imagination and drawing skills by learning how to blend colour using inking techniques to bring your fantasy imagination to the page! Katherine will demonstrate various styles from fantasy, cartoon, to realistic to help your kiddo design their own fantasy creations! A great starter class for anyone who wants to have fun with watercolour, inking and their imagination. Maximum…

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Oil & Cold Wax Workshop with Laurie Skantzos

October 17 @ 11:00 am - October 18 @ 4:00 pm
ECFTA, 75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
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Free Sold out

SOLD OUT! This 2-day weekend workshop will appeal to painters of any level, who wish to deepen or rekindle their relationship to their inner muse. Over two days, you will venture deeper into your painting process and develop your personal expression in a safe, non-judgmental and playful space. Demonstrations using oil and cold wax, along with a variety of implements, will give you extra tools to assist you in your exploration. We will be layering, scraping back, using solvent reductions,…

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Natural Dyes & Eco-Print Workshop

October 24 @ 10:00 am - October 25 @ 4:00 pm
ECFTA, 75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
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$250.00 7 tickets left

Saturday and Sunday October 24 & 25, 2020  |  10AM - 4PM Join Gosia Eco Designs’, Margaret Marcy for this unique weekend workshop exploring the magic of natural dyes and eco printing! Create a natural fiber botanical wrap/scarf using Margaret’s Eco Printing technique with flowers and leaves. Finished wrap will be approx. 70”x22”. Get to know local plants for printing Learn the process for mordanting protein and cellulose fabrics Eco print with dyes and mordant blankets Discover different methods of bundling…

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November 2020

Paint! Dutch Floral Still Life with Eileen MacArthur

November 7 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
ECFTA, 75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
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$60 Sold out

SOLD OUT! This class will be an introduction to painting in oils with florals as the subject. Looking at the works of Dutch masters for inspiration, we will be learning about paint handling, colour mixing, and creating shape and drama. We will also discuss glazing and how to unify paintings and create strong focal points. Students will go home with an 8x10 canvas detail of a Dutch Still Life botanical. No experience required. A $10 kit fee is payable to…

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Animation Flip Books! For Kids (Sunday workshop)

November 8 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
ECFTA, 75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
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$35.00 8 tickets left

Ages 8-16 $35 includes materials Learn to create your own moving characters with artist Katherine Olenic. In Sunday workshop, Katherine will work to develop your animation skills by making your own flip books. Bouncing balls, flying birds and finally bringing your own original character to life. Learn how your favourite animated movies or TV shows are made and how you can do that too! A great intro class for kiddo’s that want to have fun drawing and learning the basics…

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January 2021

Venue Rentals

January 1, 2021 @ 9:00 am - December 31, 2022 @ 11:59 pm
ECFTA, 75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
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host your wedding.

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July 2021

Creative Spark in the Yard 2-day show in Elora 2021

July 10, 2021 @ 10:00 am - July 11, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
ECFTA, 75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
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Creative Spark in the Yard event will take place July 10 & 11, 2021. This indoor and outdoor show - in the gallery of our historic stone school house as well as in our 2-acre backyard!  Over 40+ artisans, artists and makers will be showcasing and selling their unique products.  Live music performances all day by musicians curated by the Elora Acoustic Cafe with shaded viewing area, plus delicious food trucks with shaded seating areas!  Interactive area for kids. This…

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