Make Art // Kids, makers & hands-on activities & demonstrations

Young Artists Showcase // Davis Town Hall // Sat 11-5, Sun 11-3

Award-winning art of K-12 students from the annual all-county STArt Student Art Show

Handmade Art Market // Davis Firehall // Saturday 11-5, Sunday 11-4 //

Featuring art market, live music, food vendors and kids activities, including...
Saturday Activities:

Papermaking with Jill Jarom and Charlie Waters
Printmaking with Thisbe Cooper
Weaving with Jackie Burns and Sarah Myers
Paper Crane folding with Mountain Laurel Learning Cooperative

Farmer's Market (across the street, in front of Highland Market)
Add a line of poetry to our Typewriter Project

Bird Feeder Making with Friends of the 500th

Sunday Activities:

Beekeeping Demo & Candle-rolling with Healthberry Farm
Face Painting by Dina Colada
Pottery with Lori Haldeman and JoJo Patterson
Add a line of poetry to our Typewriter Project Continues

Lantern Parade // Cottrill's Opera House // Sunday, 7:30pm

Make your lanterns all weekend at Buxton Landstreet Gallery (10-5 on Saturday, 2-5 on Sunday)

The parade will start and end at the Silent Auction Closing Party. Gather at Cottrill’s Opera House at 7:30 to depart by 8pm to enjoy the beautiful twilight hours and the hidden nooks & crannies of Thomas.

WV Highlands Gallery in Davis //  Saturday

Hors D’oeuvres & Champagne Party, 2-5pm

Artist Demonstrations:

Photography with Laura Moul, 10am-4pm
Pottery with Pam Snyder, 1-5pm
Spinning with Betsy Viola, 11am-3pm

Ben’s Old Loom Barn // off Bensland Rd // Sunday 1p-5p and Monday 10-4

Demos of weaving, spinning, crocheting & needle felting

Solar System Tour // Saturday, 8:45p, Clear Skies Only (check ArtSpring facebook for cancellation if questionable)

Ranger Ted Hodson of the Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge leads a tour of our Solar System and beyond while sharing tips on nighttime photography.  Meet at the observation deck on A-Frame Road. Sponsored by Friends of the 500th

Photo Walk - Focus on Macro Photography // Sunday, 9am

On Sunday morning, join Vernon Patterson for a photo walk in Blackwater Falls State Park, in search of the photogenic Pink Lady Slippers. The walk may also explore the majestic Lindy Point and Elakala Falls.

Meet at 9am at the ArtSpring Info Booth in Davis (see map) and drive to BWFSP together. Macro photo equipment not required. Sturdy walking shoes suggested.

More activities at Canaan Valley State Park Resort