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Now Playing Newport! – Tod Pronto & Friends in Concert!

By camilla @ 8:57 am
Sunday, February 22nd at 4 pm  Tod Pronto
Tod Pronto – Acoustic Guitar and Vocals
Aaron Carr – Bass Guitar and Backing Vocals
Nate Michaud – Electric Guitar
Dylan Bidwell – Drums
Holly Norton – Backing Vocals
Steve McManus – Fiddle
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 44 Second Street, Newport
Tickets: $5 
Don’t miss this fun afternoon!  
Tod’s live show combines several Traditional numbers with his originals along with his fun and unique brand of storytelling. Check out his website at


You’ll feel like dancing! Never mind the cold!

By camilla @ 8:49 am

untitledCelebrate Valentine’s Day at the Goodrich Memorial Library in Newport, VT tonight at 7:00 pm  (Friday, Feb.13) with the Friends and Drifters!  This will be a lovely “Valentine Café” setting with small tables, flowers and decorations.  The Goodrich Library staff knows how to put on an event!  Seating is limited – Tickets are $3.00 each or $5.00 for two …..available at the library.  Handicapped accessible.  For more information call 802-334-7902.  HAVE FUN!  You WILL feel like dancing to the Friends and Drifters music!dancing


The Orchestra is Growing!

By camilla @ 11:44 am

The Newport Area Community Orchestra is growing and is now an “International” Orchestra! Due to the recent collaboration with Stanstead College in Stanstead, Que., the orchestra has added nine student musicians. They represent the following countries: Japan, China, Taiwan, Germany, Canada and Korea. Three new violinists from the local community have also been added to the orchestra. The total membership of the orchestra stands now at 50 members.  More string players are needed.orchestra-colors

Visit the orchestra’s webpage for more information, especially dates and places of performances.


Guess who’s having a party??

By camilla @ 3:24 pm

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Introducing their NEW CD at Newport Natural on Main St, Newport,VT

Date: Friday February 6th 2015   Time: 6:30-8 PM

Cost:  Free

Heather and Chris invite you to help them celebrate the release of their 2nd CD called “The Wind in the Strings” featuring music on Celtic Harp, Classical Guitar, Silver Flute and Native American Flutes.  They’ll be performing with these instruments on and off, so stop in, even for a few minutes.  Enjoy the music and refreshments!  This should be fun!  Don’t miss it!  Friday!  6:30 – 8


She’s a Winner!

By camilla @ 9:14 am

Katherine Ham-resizeKatherine Ham, a senior at Lyndon Institute, is the State-wide winner of Vermont’s Veterans of Foreign Wars “Voice of Democracy Audio Essay”. There were more than 50 contestants in this prestigious competition.  Katie received the $1000.00 first place prize and will travel in February to Washington, DC to take part in the National Competition.

The Wooden Horse Arts Guild is proud of Katie and her accomplishments.  We know her best for her fine photography and her winning photos in our Photo Fun contests.  Congratulations, Katie, and Good Luck in the National Competition!  Tapping-winner-2013#1b.Katherine Ham_ Morning Glories_12th grade -Sheffield_resize for news


MAC Center for the Arts fetes Robbie Burns Event

By camilla @ 11:56 am

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Break out your Tartan (Plaid) Tammies, Tassles, Knickers and Kilts and show up at the MAC Center for the Arts to celebrate poet Robbie Burns.  This celebration includes Scottish piper, Beverly Davis, who will set the mood, with additional music provided by, harpist, Linda Schneck ,  and vocal harmonies by Ben and Janice Luce, Susan-Lynn Johns and Lynn Leimer.  Setting the tone is The Chairman, our Master of Ceremonies, Bradleigh Stockwell, who will Address the Lassies and Brian McCrae who will process in with the Haggis and Address the Haggis. Poetry, Readings, Games, and Auld Lang Syne.

Don’t miss it!  Sunday, January 18, 2015 from 2pm to 4 pm.  Tickets are $10 and are available at the MAC prior to the celebration or at the door.

Want to know more about this wonderful Scottish poet?  I’m sure you are familiar with “Auld Lang Syne” (We sang it on Dec. 31st), but here is more:


Chain Saws !

By camilla @ 5:52 pm

chain sawI hope you have had a little time today to visit   Jake is our youngest and newest member of the WHAG with lots of talent! He has been appointed to sit on the Board of the Wooden Horse Arts Guild, and we look forward to great things from Jake.  I hope you will take a few minutes to look at his page…then look at his page on Facebook – Tower View Chain Saw Carvings. Have fun!


An important New Year’s Resolution!

By camilla @ 4:17 pm


New Year's resolution logo        Have you made your New Year’s Resolution to make a Donation to the CAMILLA MEAD ARTS EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP FUND?  Please help the     WOODEN HORSE ARTS GUILD to continue this important work for the ARTS in VERMONT.


2015 has begun!

By camilla @ 8:00 am

Support logoAll of us (members of the Wooden Horse Arts Guild) want to wish everyone of you a wonderful New Year!  Whether you are an artist or crafter or musician or dancer or an appreciator of the arts, we hope that you will enjoy taking part in the Arts around you and that you will have a WELL and HAPPY 2015!

This is a perfect time to remember to support the arts!  We are asking you specifically to support the Scholarship Fund of the Wooden Horse Arts Guild.  You can help by making a donation, please visit  or becoming a Sponsor (your web page will be on the WHAG web). Another way (if you are a shopper) check out

and support WOODEN HORSE ARTS GUILD INCORPORATED .  We appreciate every penny and YOU!


Have a Merry Christmas!

By camilla @ 8:52 pm

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Wishing all the Members of the Wooden Horse Arts Guild and their families and friends, a Very Merry Christmas. May your heart be lifted in praise as I share with you the Glory, the Wonder, the Miracle of this Holy Season, and may the wonder of it guide and light your way…enjoy the music, the laughter, the food, and especially each other!

For our Friends who are celebrating Hanukkah, may Love and Light fill your home and heart during Hanukkah and throughout the New Year.

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