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By camilla @ 7:09 am

“NOW PLAYING NEWPORT”  presents “Vermont Virtuosi” on Sunday, May 3 at 4pm. St. Mark’s Episcopal Church        44 2nd St, Newport, VT           tickets – $5.00


“Vermont Virtuosi” is Vermont’s dynamic concert series celebrating chamber music in innovative forms. The original members comprised of flutist Laurel Ann Maurer, clarinetist Karen Luttik and pianist Claire Black have concertized throughout Vermont receiving critical acclaim. The Times-Argus states that Vermont Virtuosi is  presenting “intriguing programs expertly played.”


It’s an Annual Meeting!

By camilla @ 8:15 am

The Wooden Horse Arts Guild will celebrate its 12th year at the Annual Meeting on May 11. We are pleased to hold this important event at the Derby Line Village Inn. We are hoping for a full (or almost full) roster to attend. The luncheon will be great as per the menu by Fritz Halbedl. The agenda includes the election of new officers. If you are a past member or a WHAG Supporter and would like to attend, contact Diane Rowlee –  for information and the luncheon menu.    (image: our small group in 2006 at 47 Main Street, North Troy)WHAG---10-day-show-with-Governor-47-Main-Street-North-Troy,-VT[1]


Another carving award for Jim Maas!

By camilla @ 4:57 am

Wooden Horse Arts Guild member, Jim Maas, received a 2nd with his Advanced Bird of Prey in the Wildfowl Carving Competition and Art Festival.Advanced Bird of Prey - second at World's    Jim Maas-resized

The 45th Annual Ward World Championship took place this past weekend at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center in Ocean City, MD.

Congratulations, Jim!!








Ann Young – a true artist

By camilla @ 9:56 am

If you  have not visited the BLOG of ANN YOUNG,


Mother Nature walks among her deadtake a little time to see the work of this fine artist.  I visit the sites of many artists, but Ann’s work has my heart. I especially like her series of   “dead things on the “…already more than 65 paintings.

Ann has just returned from New York (taking a painting workshop at the studio of Max Ginsburg.


( Born in France in 1931).

What a wonderful experience:   A true artist learning from a true artist!


Seniors’ Luncheon & Music- Not to miss!

By camilla @ 6:26 am

for lunch and musicThe Now Playing Newport Music Series, with a Community Action Grant from AARP VT, Is happy to announce a free Seniors Music & Luncheon Series beginning on May 3rd, with local Singer Songwriter Michael Iula.

This series is limited to 50 people and reservations will be taken on a first come, first served basis. Email your reservations to beginning April 15th.

The program begins at noon, followed by lunch.



By camilla @ 6:04 am

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If you are driving around today, do stop in at the North Country Chamber of Commerce EXPO at Jay Peak.  The businesses are set up to show you what is available in this area…..Looks like a great day for it!   The  Wooden Horse Arts Guild has a space too!  A few of the best of the interesting arts and crafts of members are on display.  A lot of fun to SHOW and help visitors learn about the WHAG!  A Raffle, too, to benefit the Scholarship Fund.
Stop in and see us!


Jake’s new Owl

By camilla @ 7:12 pm

Jake Swanson has just finished this great new “critter”.   Come to the EXPO at Jay Peak tomorrow (Saturday) and you can see a couple of Jake’s carvings in person!  An up and coming talent!  Visit the Wooden Horse Arts Guild at the EXPO and learn what the WHAG is all about!  Art, crafts, Scholarship Raffle….Stop in and say Hello!

Jake's Owl


EXPO – Not to miss – April 17 & 18

By camilla @ 12:43 pm

Visit the Wooden Horse Arts Guild at the EXPO!  Find out what this Group is all about!  Visit many of your local vendors!


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Classics return to Newport!

By camilla @ 5:24 pm





Across the Fence – WATCH!

By camilla @ 4:06 pm

Just in case you didn’t know (or had forgotten)

Across the Fence is the longest running daily farm and home television program in the country. Across the Fence is a 15 minute program produced by University of Vermont Extension. The program airs weekdays at 12:10 pm on WCAX TV, Channel 3.

“A Conversation with Maple Ambassador Katherine Ham” is the title of the UVM Extension Home and Farm program to be aired on WCAX-TV Channel 3 on Friday, April 3, 2015, from 12:10 PM to 12:30 PM.

Shows post to the UVM Extension website shortly after their air date. If you can’t watch it live on April 3rd, (or set a DVR), it will be available  after that (possibly as early as April 6th), online.

Katie Ham is a favorite of the Wooden Horse Arts Guild, having entered and won our PHOTO FUN Contests.  She is a very busy young lady these days!Katherine Ham-resize
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