Dry Stone Festival

When:
September 14, 2019 @ 9:00 am – September 15, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
2019-09-14T09:00:00-04:00
2019-09-15T16:00:00-04:00
Where:
The Lodge on Amherst Island
320 McDonalds Lane
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Andrea Cross
Weekend At A Glance
Saturday Sept 14:
8:30 am – Land Acknowledgement & Blessing
9:00 am – Walling, Workshops, Children’s Workshops Area, Vendors & Booths, International Learning & Interpretation Centre at The Lodge & Neilson Store Museum open!
Lunch Noon -1:00 pm at The Tent with Fast Talking Wallers
Everything resumes 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Sunday Sept 15:
9:00 am – Walling begins!
Lunch Noon – 1:00 pm at The Tent with Fast Talking Wallers
2:00 pm – Time Capsule at Bayside Seating Area
4:30 pm – Finish
* lunch provided for wallers; public are invited to check our food vendors and The Back Kitchen (2 minute walk) 
 
Permanent Legacy Structures:  Community wood-fired brick pizza oven at the Back Kitchen, Seating overlooking the bay at the Lodge, continued wall restoration at Poplar Dell, curved retaining wall at the Lodge and stone foundation for the new public school sign!


Islanders and visitors invited to participate in three workshops:
Carving, Beginner/intermediate dry stone wall restoration workshop,  and Walling Workshop.  
For more info https://www.drystonecanadafestival.com

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