Schedule

Online events for Collingwood Days will take place throughout August with pop-up events occurring from August 18-22, 2020.
Art workshops will take place online and performance-based events will take place in-person throughout the neighbourhood. Take a look at our calendar below for the full schedule!

The safety and health of our festival collaborators and community members is of the utmost importance to the Collingwood Days Committee. For all public events, we will be following safety protocols, which will including social distancing, pre-registration at some sites, hand sanitation stations and the availability of masks. This year, we are also including an online event schedule of workshops and performances. We look forward to joining everyone in celebration this August.

Events calendar

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Hoy House Collective: Live video release
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Drawing Faces and Figures with Danvic Briones (online)
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

This event will take place over Zoom. Pre-registration is required. To register, email: aberneckas@cnh.bc.ca.

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Mandala Making with Alexis Seto (online)
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Making a nature mandala starts with a walk around the garden or neighbourhood to collect flowers, greenery, grasses and wildflowers. Designing with nature teaches us about balance and harmony—how to look closely and see the potential and beauty in the simplest materials.

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Spore Print Stencilling Workshop with Willoughby Arevalo (online)
10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Experience a guided meditation on the mushroom life cycle, then follow that thread of inspiration to craft your own spore print stencil(s). You can print stencil images with mushroom spores on clothing, paper, glass, outdoor surfaces, etc.

Have on hand: paper, x-acto or utility knife, cutting mat or board, and optiona

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Celebrating Pollinators at the Food Forest
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Bee mural, and nature art workshop and exhibition.

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Tapestry of Place and Dye Workshop
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Organized by Still Moon Arts Society.

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Natural Dyes Workshop with Carmen Rosen (online)
10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Learn about the roots, stems, flowers, bark, leaves and fruits that can be used to create vibrant colours, including the types of mordants to use and how to shift colours by changing pH and temperature. Natural dyes are a compound of art and science – and a fun way to appreciate art and nature.

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Arts in the Park
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The Mystery of Craft: The Villa of the Mysteries at Pompeii: Reimaged

Exhibition tour followed by sketching class in the gardens.

Pre-registration: YTomita@cnh.bc.ca.

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Creative Memory Mapping Workshop with Keely O’Brien (online)
10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Join interdisciplinary artist Keely O’Brien for a fun and unique art workshop! Learn how to use drawing, collage, and mixed media art processes to make your own beautiful memory map of a place that holds personal meaning for you. The places and landscapes we leave behind can have deep personal significance for ea

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Pop-Up Market in the Park
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for this pop-up market in Gaston Park! Featured will be roving artists, and performances by The Carnival Band and Balkan Shmalkan.

About the performers

The Carnival Band (6:00-6:55 pm) is a 20-piece brass band based out of Vancouver. They started in 1999 as a protest band, and have been supporting community eve

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Movie Night: Dora and the Lost City of Gold
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join us in Gaston Park for an outdoor screening of Dora and the Lost City of Gold! Pre-register with the Collingwood Community Policing Centre (CCPC) by calling 604-717-2935.

Dora, a teenage explorer, leads her friends on an adventure to save her parents and solve the mystery behind a lost city of gold. Having spent m

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All Bodies Dance Project: Dance Workshop (online)
10:30 am - 11:30 am

In this 1-hour online workshop participants will be dancing, moving, and exploring what each unique dancing body has to say! Learn how to move creatively and connect to your body with All Bodies Dance Project facilitators Carolina Bergonzoni and Harmanie Rose. The workshop is open to participants with and without disab

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Annex Arts Roll-Out
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Celebrate a variety of creative performances in Renfrew-Collingwood at the Annex Arts Roll-Out!

Featuring:

  • Indigenous welcome
  • Gamelan Bike Bike
  • mutya macatumpag
  • Sierra Tasi Baker
  • Treesong
  • Roving performances by Nayana Fielkov and Tamara Unroe
  • Interactive Installation by Heather Sparks

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