2nd Story Festival of Arts & Ideas, April 27-29 2018

 

Friday April 27

2-4pm: Art of Brewing, Tour & Tasting of Beer Flight $10pp (must be over 21, ID required), Non-alcoholic Tour & Tasting $5pp

3-4:30pm: Trolley Tour of Public Art in Fort Scott ($8pp), leaves from the Chamber, 231 E. Wall St. - limited to 22 people

7pm: Improv Comedy at Common Ground Coffee Co. with FSHS Thespians ($5 suggested donation):  Join us for a night of laughs as the Fort Scott High School Thespian Improv Troupe performs comedy sketches created on the spot using audience suggestions. Common Ground Coffee Co.

           

Saturday April 28

9am: Block Printing workshop with Ripp Harrison, Papa Don’s Celebration Room, 10 N. Main St., ($15pp) - limited to 15 people

9-10:30am: Trolley Tour of Public Art in Fort Scott ($8pp), leaves from the Chamber, 231 E. Wall St. - limited to 22 people

9-11am: Mimosas and Painting Workshop w/Brittany Morris, Boiler Room Brewhaus, 102 S. National Ave. - south back entrance, ($30pp includes one beverage, ) - limited to 25 people, Boiler Room Brewhaus

9am-noon: Enameling w/Kris Bohanon, 3-hour course, First Presbyterian Church Zimmerman Hall ($25pp) - limited to 10 people - Copper enameling:

  • Enameling is glass fused to metal at high heat. The copper is cleaned and smoothed. Vitreous enamels are finely ground glass, like fine sand. The powder melts, flows, and then hardens to a smooth, durable coating. Participants will be making a piece of jewelry or self-made charm. She will have a variety of enamel colors that the participant will be working with.

9-10:30am: Comedy Improv - Improvised Theatre Techniques & Games - FSHS Thespians & Director Angie Bin (1.5 Hr. Class) Have fun getting an introduction to creating comedic theatre on the fly! No experience necessary, Sleep Inn Conference Room (FREE - donations welcome to FSHS Thespians)

9:30am: Art Workshops for Young People Ages 6-11, FS Public Library 

  • Oogly Monsters with Clay w/Myrna Minnis: unique & personalized clay creatures ($5pp) - limited to 20 people

9-10:30am “Art as a Business” by Marc Willson, Empress Event Center, FREE

10am: Scratchboard w/Chris Woods, Lowell Milken Center, 1 S. Main St. ($25pp) - limited to 15 people

10am: Literary Workshop:  Writing & Publishing Children's Literature w/Lori Baker Martin, Common Ground Coffee Co., FREE

10:30am: Art Workshops for Young People Ages 12-18, FS Public Library 

  • Oogly Monsters with Clay w/Myrna Minnis: unique & personalized clay creatures ($5pp) - limited to 20 people

11am: Block Printing workshop with Ripp Harrison, Papa Don’s Celebration Room, 10 N. Main St., ($15pp) - limited to 15 people

11:30am: Literary Workshop: Writing for Tabletop RPG's (Role Playing Games) w/Bartholomew Kick, Common Ground Coffee Co., FREE

12:30am: Art Workshops for Young People Ages 6-18, FS Public Library

  • On the Fence: Stitching with Metals & Fabric w/Allison Dey ($5pp) - limited to 20 people

1-4pm: Enameling w/Kris Bohanon, 3-hour course, First Presbyterian Church Zimmerman Hall ($25pp) - limited to 10 people, First Presbyterian Zimmerman Hall

1pm: Scratchboard w/Chris Woods, Lowell Milken Center, 1 S. Main St. ($25pp) - limited to 15 people, Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes

1pm: Literary Workshop: Romance Writing as an Exploration of Healthy Relationships w/Lynn Caldwell, Common Ground Coffee Co., FREE

2-3:30pm: Comedy Improv - Improvised Theatre Techniques & Games - FSHS Thespians & Director Angie Bin (1.5 Hr. Class) Have fun getting an introduction to creating comedic theatre on the fly! No experience necessary, Sleep Inn Conference Room (FREE - donations welcome to FSHS Thespians), Sleep Inn Conf. Room

2-3:30pm: “Creative Placemaking: Building the Artist Community in Fort Scott,” Empress Event Center, FREE

2-4pm: Art of Brewing, Tour & Tasting of Beer Flight $10pp (must be over 21, ID required), Non-alcoholic Tour & Tasting $5pp

6:30-8:30pm: Festival Finale Event & Fundraiser at Nate’s Place, 750 S. National Ave., ($25pp) includes heavy appetizers, dessert & cash bar, Nate’s Place at the Twin Mansions 

Awards for the Student Art Competition will be presented and artists participating in the festival will have art for sale

 

Sunday April 29

2-4pm: Art of Brewing, Tour & Tasting of Beer Flight $10pp (must be over 21, ID required), Non-alcoholic Tour & Tasting $5pp 


Our mission is to promote Fort Scott as a regional hub for arts and innovation, as well as an attractive place for artists, creators and innovators to live.

The annual festival is part of an initiative to improve the appeal of Fort Scott to those considering relocating and to improve the quality of life for those who live in Southeast Kansas. Fort Scott has resources in the areas of arts and innovation. The festival aims to inspire and encourage entrepreneurship in the region.


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