JUNE 2021

(NJ) June 1, 2021, VIRTUAL ART CLASSES AT FARMSTEAD ARTS, Farmstead Arts Center, six-week program start June 1, 2021. Farmstead Arts Center is offering virtual (online) art and photography classes, taught by the Farmstead’s talented teaching artists. Classes will be held via Zoom. In addition to a variety of photography classes, students can take advantage of online painting classes, including watercolor, oil, pastels, colored pencils and drawing classes including figure, portrait, and illustration. Cost: $160 – $175 per six-week. Call 908.636.7576 or email admin@farmsteadarts.org to register or for information. Registration is Open! www.farmsteadartscenter.org

(NJ) June 5, 2021, OUTDOOR CONCERT – HARPER LOVEY AND THE WAITLIST, 6:30 pm. Rain date: June 6, 2021. Farmstead Arts Center, 450 King George Road, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920. Harper Lovey and the Waitlist will be performing everything from Indie Garage Rock to 50’s Torch Songs, a little bit of country and of course many of Harper Lovey’s original songs.  Darcy Rhatican (debut performance) will perform many of her own songs in the opening act. Cost of Event: $10 – $20 per ticket. Grounds open at 6:00 pm; Concert begins at 6:30 pm. Bring a picnic blanket or lawn chair for socially distanced seating. Food available for purchase from Let’s Have Ball Food Truck. For information: call 908-636-7576 or email admin@farmsteadarts.org. www.farmsteadartscenter.org.

(PA) June 5, 2021, HISTORIC FARM SPRING TOUR, 10 am-4 pm, Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm,347 Quiet Valley Road, Stroudsburg, PA 18360, 570·992·6161, farm@quietvalley.org. This is the first opportunity of the year to take a tour of the farm. Tours will take place with some COVID -19 adjustments. Masks required. Cost: $12 Adults and $6 Ages 3-12. Free parking. No pets & no smoking. All funds raised support the mission of the non-profit farm museum. www.quietvalley.org. Prices and schedules are subject to change.

(PA) June 7-11, 2021, ART EXPLORERS CAMP: NATURE (ages 5-12), 9:00 am-12:00 pm. Art Matters Studio | 486 Royer Drive, Suite 104, Lancaster, PA 17601. In our Art Explorers Camps, children will enjoy making mixed media arts and crafts that allow them to Cost: $185, $175 additional siblings. paint and print, collage, and build. Hands will be busy and imaginations will soar! Visit http://www.artmattersstudio.com/camps.html to register for camp.

(PA) June 7-11, 2021, FINE ART CAMP: DRAWING FROM NATURE (ages 8-14) 1:00-4:00 pm. Art Matters Studio, 486 Royer Drive, Suite 104, Lancaster, PA 1760. Our Fine Art Camps are intended for older campers (ages 8-14) and focus on fine art skills and techniques utilizing a variety of media. In our Drawing from Nature Camp, we will focus on Mixed Media Drawing projects using colored pencil, ink, pastel, watercolor, printmaking, and collage. Cost: $195, $185 additional siblings. Visit http://www.artmattersstudio.com/camps.html to register for camp.

(PA) June 12, 2021, HISTORIC FARM SPRING TOUR, 10 am-4 pm, Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm,347 Quiet Valley Road, Stroudsburg, PA 18360, 570·992·6161, farm@quietvalley.org. This is the first opportunity of the year to take a tour of the farm. Tours will take place with some COVID -19 adjustments. Masks required. Cost: $12 Adults and $6 Ages 3-12. Free parking. No pets & no smoking. All funds raised support the mission of the non-profit farm museum. www.quietvalley.org. Prices and schedules are subject to change.

(CT) June 12, 2021, CELEBRATE CT OPEN HOUSE DAY! 11 am-3 pm. The Shore Line Trolley Museum, 17 River Street, East Haven, CT 06512, 203-467-6927, info@shorelinetrolley.org. Celebrate CT Open House Day with free admission when your tickets are reserved online. Our volunteer trolley operators will take you on a journey back in time on the oldest suburban street railway in the USA. You’ll ride on the remaining 1.5 miles of the Connecticut Company trolley line, a National Historic District. Take a self-guided tour and get a glimpse info history when you view our meticulously volunteer-restored display cars. The museum is open from 11 am-3 pm with trolleys leaving every hour and space is limited so reserve your spot today at www.shorelinetrolley.org.

(VA) June 12, 2021, STRATFORD HALL PALEONTOLOGY EXCURSIONS, Ages: 8+, 9 am-3 pm, Stratford Hall, 483, Great House Road, Stratford, VA 22558. Dating from the Miocene Epoch-approximately 17 to 10 million years ago, the Cliffs, which are part of the Calvert Formation, are a rear geological phenomenon ranking among the most important fossil research sites in the Mid-Atlantic region. Come spend a day at the Cliffs, explore our private beach, and hunt for fossils at Stratford Hall. This is a weather dependent activity. Excursions are rated at a moderately strenuous activity level requiring long periods of walking/hiking, standing, stooping, bending and occasional climbing over washed up debris or felled trees. Minimum age requirement for paleo excursions is 8 years old. Limited space is available and pre-registration is required. For information or to register, call (804) 493-8038 or email kchildress@stratfordhall.org.  Adult ticket: $35; Child ticket (8-13): $30. www.stratfordhall.org

(VA) June 17, 2021, STRATFORD HALL PALEONTOLOGY EXCURSIONS, Ages: 8+, 9 am-3 pm, Stratford Hall, 483, Great House Road, Stratford, VA 22558. Dating from the Miocene Epoch-approximately 17 to 10 million years ago, the Cliffs, which are part of the Calvert Formation, are a rear geological phenomenon ranking among the most important fossil research sites in the Mid-Atlantic region. Come spend a day at the Cliffs, explore our private beach, and hunt for fossils at Stratford Hall. This is a weather dependent activity. Excursions are rated at a moderately strenuous activity level requiring long periods of walking/hiking, standing, stooping, bending and occasional climbing over washed up debris or felled trees. Minimum age requirement for paleo excursions is 8 years old. Limited space is available and pre-registration is required. For information or to register, call (804) 493-8038 or email kchildress@stratfordhall.org.  Adult ticket: $35; Child ticket (8-13): $30. www.stratfordhall.org

(PA) June 19, 2021, SUMMER GARDEN PARTY, 10 am- 4 pm, Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm,347 Quiet Valley Road, Stroudsburg, PA 18360, 570·992·6161, farm@quietvalley.org. Come enjoy a day dedicated to the art of gardening. Learn about heirloom vegetables, cooking with herbs, and tour our extensive kitchen garden. At the bake oven try some fresh baked herb breads. Adults and children will have fun as they create garden-inspired art, and/or craft projects. (Summer Garden Party is included in historic farm tour admission; Rain or shine.) Free parking. No pets & no smoking. www.quietvalley.org. Prices and schedules are subject to change.

(PA) June 26, 2021, CHILDREN’S DAY, 10 am-4 pm, Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm,347 Quiet Valley Road, Stroudsburg, PA 18360, 570·992·6161, farm@quietvalley.org. A day of fun on the farm for the young folk. Various “chores”, crafts, and games will be taking place. There is no additional charge for Children’s Day activities. Free parking. No pets & no smoking. www.quietvalley.org. Prices and schedules are subject to change.

(PA) June 28-July 2, 2021, ART EXPLORERS CAMP: FANTASTIC VOYAGES (ages 6-12) 9 am-12 pm. Art Matters Studio, 486 Royer Drive, Suite 104, Lancaster, PA 17601. Campers will explore daily themes with mixed media artworks that allow campers to paint and print, collage and build. Hands will be busy and imaginations will soar! In our Art Explorers: Fantastic Voyages Camp students will explore destinations in Outer Space, Under the Sea, Around the World and more. Campers will create mixed media canvases, crafts, 3D sculptures and mobiles. Cost: $185, $175 additional siblings. Visit http://www.artmattersstudio.com/camps.html to register for camp.

(PA) June 28-July 2, 2021, FINE ART CAMP: TRIPS + TRAVEL PAINTING Camp (ages 8-14) 1:00-4:00 pm.  Art Matters Studio, 486 Royer Drive, Suite 104, Lancaster, PA 17601. Campers will create artworks with a focus on acrylic, watercolor and mixed media artworks on canvas, paper, and panel. Take a trip to different locations and landscapes around the world including Beaches and Mountains and Deserts and the Woods. More advanced techniques for older artists ages 8-14. Cost: $195, $185 additional siblings. Visit http://www.artmattersstudio.com/camps.html to register for camp.

 

 

 

 

 

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