• 2nd Story Festival of Arts & Ideas

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    Name: 2nd Story Festival of Arts & Ideas
    Date: April 27, 2018 - April 29, 2018
    Registration: Register Now
    Fort Scott Festival of Arts & Ideas
    Event Description:
    ART TOUR | WORKSHOPS | ART SALE
    INNOVATION - ENTREPRENEURSHIP

    Click the "Register Now" button above to select the events you would like to attend and pay, or purchase tickets in person at the Fort Scott Area Chamber.  Events schedule below.


    Schedule of Events
    Friday
    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.  
          
    Saturday
    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

    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)

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

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

    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

    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/MyrnMinnis: 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

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

    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)

    2-3:30pm   “Creative Placemaking: Building the Artist Community in Fort Scott” by Marc Willson, 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
    (Awards for the Student Art Competition will be presented and artists participating in the festival will have art for sale)

    Sunday
    2-4pm Art of Brewing, Tour & Tasting of Beer Flight $10pp (must be over 21, ID required), Non-alcoholic Tour & Tasting $5pp
    Location:
    Historic Downtown Fort Scott
    Date/Time Information:
    April 27th-29th
    Contact Information:
    Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce, 620-223-3566
    Fees/Admission:
    Register online and pay here via the "Register Now" button or purchase tickets at the Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce, 231 E. Wall St.
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