ArtStroll, Block Party and Veterans Day Program on tap for the Weekend
The Second Friday ArtStroll in downtown Thermopolis, November 10 and 11, themed as “Any Art, Any Artist” will mix things up a bit. Stroll hours on Friday evening are from 5pm to 8pm. The ArtStroll continues as StillStrolling Saturday during regular business hours and into the evening with many events at the Hot Springs County Museum and Cultural Center.
There will be a block party showcasing the retail stores on the south side of Broadway. Gooseberry Garden Quilt Shop, the host business welcomes Levi Shinkle and his photography on Friday night. Levi is ramping up his shutterbug endeavors and will talk about his upcoming projects. Flying Eagle will be showcasing One More Spin custom cut recycled records. Gallery owner Tom Butler and Sawdust Factory’s Jondi Alcorn recycle vinyl records by turning them into cool art clocks and earrings. Owl Creek Graphics will have art from the Children’s Resource Center and Amy Ready’s Pre-School on display, along with the extensive selection of Bobcat clothing. At Hazel N Pearls, where artists Ken Smith’s Lasers Edge etching and woodburning, Ana Mosser’s jewelry, and owner Barb Rice’s repurposed items will be available to purchase, along with the Hospital Auxiliary bake sale. Harold Hutson and Friends will provide musical entertainment. The W.O.W. Store will have the textile gang of four – Donald Vincent, Joyce Fletcher, Jane Oldridge, and Andrea Linn, along with Susan Langford’s healing oils demonstration.
Hot Springs County Museum and Cultural Center will be the base for activities on Saturday, Veterans Day. There will be art on display from the Children’s Resource Center and Amy Ready’s Pre-School all day. The High School Drama Club will give a performance from 9am to 11am. There will be a Make it and Take It family art activity, from 10am to 12 noon, where all ages can make holiday cards under the guidance of artists Angela Siems and Marcia Nelson. At 2pm, the Hot Springs County Historical Society presents a special Veterans Day program on “Korea, the Forgotten War” and “Flags Around Thermopolis”. On Saturday evening, the Friends of the Library presents a Poetry and Song Writing Contest for all ages, from 6pm to 9pm.