River Tree Arts

PRELUDE + December Events

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2015 PRELUDE SCHEDULE OF EVENTS @ RTA

Thursday Dec. 3

* Songs of the Season 7pm-8pm *

Join us in the Concert Hall at River Tree Arts for an evening of holiday songs.  Songs of the Season will feature faculty and student performers entertaining the audience with traditional songs of the season. Faculty members Ann Guiney (mezzo-soprano), Angela Russell (dance) and Barbara Fraser (piano) will be sure to delight.  Audience members are invited to join in a brief holiday sing-along at the close of the concert!  Warm your night with festive music!

Suggested Donation $5.00 (All proceeds to benefit the Performing Arts Departments at RTA)                     

* Beaded Snowflakes & Ornament Decorating 6pm – 8pm *

Kick off your Prelude Holiday with a social and creative evening at River Tree Arts! Instruction and fun ornament craft ideas will be provided as you make your own beaded snowflakes and decorate glass ornaments. Grab a friend and join us for this fun, holiday themed craft night! Price : $25/1 OR $45/2 (BYOB)

Register HERE

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Friday Dec. 4

* The Prelude Holiday Gift Show // 10am – 6pm *

Every year our gallery is transformed into an art-filled holiday wonderland featuring artwork and fine crafts by local artists and artisans! Gift merchandise will include, pottery, jewelry, unique handwoven items, artwork and more. There is something for you and everyone on your holiday list this season. Each item is specifically selected for this event and priced for gift-giving.

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* Happy Hour at RTA! // 4pm – 6pm *

Come in to gather in our beautiful and toasty warm gallery before heading to the Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony in Dock Square. Hot cocoa and cheer will be provided to all our guests!

 

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Saturday Dec. 5

* The Prelude Holiday Gift Show // 9am – 6pm *

Every year our gallery is transformed into an art-filled holiday wonderland featuring artwork and fine crafts by local artists and artisans! Gift merchandise will include, pottery, jewelry, unique handwoven items, artwork and more. There is something for you and everyone on your holiday list this season. Each item is specifically selected for this event and priced for gift-giving.

* Christmas Card Workshop // 10am – 12pm *

Bring the entire family to this free, hands-on event in the River Tree Arts Performance Hall! We will supply all the crafts you will need to produce creative and unique holiday cards.

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* Lobster Buoy Workshop // 10am – 3pm *

Decorate your own authentic full-size Lobster Buoy as a Christmas decoration or Prelude souvenir. Proceeds to benefit River Tree Arts visual and performing arts programs.
Price: $20 per buoy
Location: RTA’s Performance Hall.

* Decorate Hand-Crafted Clay Ornaments // 12pm – 3pm *

We are excited to offer our very own hand-crafted clay ornaments this year!  Choose your ornament from christmas trees to holiday lobsters, and have fun decorating them however you please. These ornaments will make excellent gifts!
Price: $5 each
Location: RTA’s Performance Hall

* DIY Santa Hats // 12pm – 3pm *

Join the crazy hat brigade by decorating your very own santa hat! We will supply fun and colorful materials for you to create the perfect celebratory holiday hat.
Price: $8
Location: RTA’s Performance Hall

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Sunday Dec. 6

* The Prelude Holiday Gift Show // 10am – 2pm *

Every year our gallery is transformed into an art-filled holiday wonderland featuring artwork and fine crafts by local artists and artisans! Gift merchandise will include, pottery, jewelry, unique handwoven items, artwork and more. There is something for you and everyone on your holiday list this season. Each item is specifically selected for this event and priced for gift-giving.

* ‘The Bushytails’ Book Signing with Heather Bruhl // 11:30pm – 1:30pm *

We are excited to host children’s book author, Heather Bruhl, and the signing of her new book ‘The Bushytails – A Political Family of Squirrels’ inspired by Kennebunkport’s first family.  We are thrilled to add Heather to River Tree Art’s busy schedule of events this weekend and encourage everyone join us in welcoming her!

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Thursday Dec. 10

* Holiday Mason Jar Crafts & Card Making // 6pm – 8pm *

Explore the many ways to create beautiful holiday keep-sakes with mason jars and get a head start on your holiday card making.  Freshen up your holiday decor and gift giving by adding your very own handcrafted decorations. Price : $25/1 OR $45/2 (BYOB)

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Register HERE

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Friday Dec. 11

* The Prelude Holiday Gift Show // 10am – 6:00pm *

Every year our gallery is transformed into an art-filled holiday wonderland featuring artwork and fine crafts by local artists and artisans! Gift merchandise will include, pottery, jewelry, unique handwoven items, artwork and more. There is something for you and everyone on your holiday list this season. Each item is specifically selected for this event and priced for gift-giving. Warm apple cider will be provided from 4-6pm to prepare you for a festive night out on the town!

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Saturday Dec. 12

* The Prelude Holiday Gift Show // 10am – 6:00pm *

Every year our gallery is transformed into an art-filled holiday wonderland featuring artwork and fine crafts by local artists and artisans! Gift merchandise will include, pottery, jewelry, unique handwoven items, artwork and more. There is something for you and everyone on your holiday list this season. Each item is specifically selected for this event and priced for gift-giving.

* Christmas Card Workshop // 10am – 12pm *

Bring the entire family to this free, hands-on event in the River Tree Arts Performance Hall. We will supply all the crafts you will need to produce creative and unique holiday cards!

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* Decorate Hand-Crafted Clay Ornaments // 10am – 12pm *

River Tree Arts is very excited to offer our very own hand-crafted clay ornaments this year!  Choose your ornament, from christmas trees to holiday lobsters, and have fun decorating them however you please. These ornaments will make excellent gifts!

Price: $5 each
Location: RTA’s Performance Hall

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Sunday Dec. 13

* The Prelude Holiday Gift Show // 10am – 2pm *

Every year our gallery is transformed into an art-filled holiday wonderland featuring artwork and fine crafts by local artists and artisans! Gift merchandise will include, pottery, jewelry, unique handwoven items, artwork and more. There is something for you and everyone on your holiday list this season. Each item is specifically selected for this event and priced for gift-giving.

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Visit the offical Prelude website for the history of this special event & a photo gallery:  http://christmasprelude.com/

 






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