Arts Around Alberni: Mistletoe and natural at Rollin

This and that from here and there in Port Alberni's arts and entertainment scene.

Natural world at Rollin

Don’t miss “Natural World” at the Rollin Art Centre.

The event only runs until Nov. 14.

This unique exhibit features the work of Halina Tayour, who is showcasing glass frameworks, and Meghann Rader’s acrylic pieces and mixed media collage.

The gallery is located at the corner of Eighth Avenue and Argyle Street. The facility is wheelchair accessible and admission is free.

Tiptoe down to Mistletoe

Rollin Art Centre’s Mistletoe Market begins at rollin on Nov. 15

Don’t miss this transformation of the gallery into a winter wonderland of treasures.

You won’t want to miss the gallery all dressed for Christmas. Items include creative woodwork, glass art, old fashion Christmas décor, jewellery, fabric art, cards, teddy bears, knitted goods, photography, soaps, lotions, ornaments and much more.

You will be able to find all those gifts for that special someone during regular gallery hours.

Christmas at McLean Mill

McLean Mill Christmas craft fair and festival of lights wil happen over two weekends this year.

Crafters, hayrides, pictures with Santa and more.

Friday Nov. 23, 4–8 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 24, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Sunday Nov. 25, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Friday, Nov. 30, 4 p.m.– 8 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 1, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Sunday Dec. 2, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Work of Heart this weekend

The 18th annual Work of Heart Fair takes place,  Friday Nov. 9.

The event is from 3-9 p.m., Saturday November 10th, from 10 a.m. –  5 p.m. and Sunday November 11th, from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Located at the Train Station, at the bottom of Argyle.

United Church bazaar Nov. 17

The AV United Church will be hosting their annual Christmas Bazaar on Saturday November 17th for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be attic treasures, baking goods, books, crafts, Christmas gifts, jewellery, mystery parcels and a light lunch of soup, sandwich, sweet and coffee. Everyone welcome.

Magic Cottage next weekend

Magic Cottage and gift sale will have handcrafts and treasures for Christmas for a second week, Saturday November 17 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., and Sunday November 18 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at 3945 4th Ave, between Morton and Maitland.

* Melissa Martin is the arts administrator for the Community Arts Council.

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