5th Annual Scarecrow Competition -
October 4 - November 1
The posters are up and the entry forms are available at
the Food Company on Victoria Street. It will be a
challenge to top last year’s winner - the Municipality of
Tweed’s Elvis scarecrow as well as the honourable
mentioned Moira Place scarecrow dancers. But Tweed
is a creative place and there’s plenty of time to come
up with something fun. Judging will take place during
the last week of October. The funds from the entry fees
goes to our children’s programming so it’s all in a good
Abstract Art Show - October 7-28
The Tweed Heritage Centre Memorial Gallery presents a
show of abstract art by local artists: Barry Argyl, Barbara
Chappelle, Suzanne Cavers, Marg Drury, Anne Floegel,
Marta Mouka, Audrey Ross, Marie Timbers and Regina
Vanderwey. A reception to meet the artists was held on
October 9 from 2-4 p.m. The Gallery is open Monday to
Saturday from 9am-12pm and from 1pm to 5pm.
Fall Follies - October 23 & 24
TNT rides again, this time with a great variety of skits,
dancing, music and plenty of entertainment for all ages.
The Tweed National Theatre, under the direction of
Carolynne Campbell, has put together its first
performance in many years, a welcome and muchanticipated
return to the stage.
The show times are Oct. 23 - 7 p.m. and Oct. 24 - 2 p.m.
Tickets are available at the Food Company, 347 Victoria
Classic films debut at Marble Church
The first of the series of classic public domain films will be
shown at the Marble Church Arts Centre, Actinolite, on
Saturday, October 30 at 2 p.m. Just in time for
Hallowe’en, the 50’s horror movie “House on Haunted
Hill” is scheduled, starring that inimitable villain and icon
of the horror film genre, Vincent Price.
Admission is only a toonie and a non-perishable item for
the Tweed Food Bank. Although this is a fun movie, it is
not suitable for very young children.
Christmas Around The World - December 4
T&AAC presents an old-fashioned carol sing with songs
and stories from different countries and cultures. Tim
Porter, who brought us the three IANA performances this
season, has taken on directorship of this event.
Tickets: $5 for T&AAC members and seniors, $8 for
general public. A donation to the Tweed Food Bank
would be appreciated.
NEWS FROM THE BOARD
Annual General Meeting
The Tweed & Area Arts Council held its AGM on
Monday, September 27. The meeting began promptly
and moved along at a brisk pace. All of the current
officers and board members were reinstated for their
Highlights: Each committee chair reported successful
events and projects notably: Live Performances - nine
performances at the Marble Church; Special Events -
May Yard Sale, Jack Vance Golf Classic, Writers’
Competition, Scarecrow Competition; Membership - 58
members in various categories; Renovations - too many
to list but mainly accessibility ramp, heating and lighting,
theatre equipment, drapery. Phase III nearly complete,
Phase IV planned; Treasurer - loan repayment 6 years
ahead of schedule, new sources of funding needed for
completion of renovations and ongoing maintenance.
The Young Family Jamboree was held on Friday,
September 24 to an enthusiastic audience despite the
inclement weather. The proceeds from the jamboree
were used to purchase sound and lighting equipment
for the theatre.
Second year in a row:
Winners of the 2010
Jack Vance Golf
Classic were Daryl
Kramp, Eric Brick,
Ross Bateman &
Martin Bell. Besides
prizes, the team will
have their name
engraved on the Golf
DON’T FORGET OUR WEBSITE
www.tweedartscouncil.ca? Any group(s) or
organization(s) wanting to have their event posted is
asked to contact Meriel Child at 613-478-3614.
COMMENTS & SUGGESTIONS
Comments and suggestions to the T&AAC are most
welcome. In fact they are a necessary component in
Mail/e-mail to: Tweed & Area Arts Council P.O. Box 359,
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