EWG Out and About

Guild members captured the interest of shoppers with their spinning and weaving at the Old Strathcona Farmers’ Market last October.

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Demo Volunteer Opportunities

Here are the demos scheduled and tentatively scheduled for this summer. Events may be added, and some events may be cancelled if we have no volunteers. If you are able to volunteer for any of these events, please contact: demos@edmontonweavers.org

A big thank you to all those who came out to the Deep Freeze Festival in January.

June 8

Fibre in the Park Day

Multicultural Heritage Centre

Stony Plain

10:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.
July 1

Canada Day

Father Lacombe Chapel, St. Albert

12:00 – 4:00 p.m.
July 20 Leduc Antiques Society 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
July 21 Leduc Antiques Society 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
July 21

Taste of the Past

Father Lacombe Chapel, St. Albert

12:00 – 4:00 p.m.
August 11

Mission Hill Day

Father Lacombe Chapel, St. Albert

12:00 – 4:00 p.m.
September 7 Strathearn Art Walk

12:00 – 3:30 p.m.

3:30 – 7:00 p.m.

September 8

Harvest of the Past

Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Centre

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

 

Tentative/ Possible:

Edmonton Farmers’ Market downtown September/October –  no dates set.

 

October 19 Strathcona Farmers’ Market

7:30 – 11:15 a.m.

11:15 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

October 26 Strathcona Farmers’ Market

7:30 – 11:15 a.m.

11:15 a.m.  – 3:30 p.m.

 

 

 

Guidelines for Volunteering

  1. Please come to the venue on time with all your materials and equipment.
  2. Bring your own equipment or arrange for pickup of EWG equipment.Remember to bring EWG promotional materials: class flyers, bookmarks, postcard, and sale flyers when they are available.
  3. EWG has the following items available to borrow for demos:
    1. demo loom
    2. demo spinning wheel
    3. signage and publicity materials
    4. a bin of drop spindles and roving
    5. the lovely Tess, a visual display of our talents.
  4. Volunteers should wear their EWG name tags.
  5. You are representing the EWG. You may just work at your craft, or if you are more outgoing you may want to talk with interested people to promote the EWG, our classes, study groups, activities and Annual Sale.
  6. If you wish to sell your items at a venue you need to contact the venue as an individual.
  7. To borrow any of the demo items, to request a name tag, or ask questions, please contact demos@edmontonweavers.org