Events

August

Aug 04 Painted Land: In Search of the Group of Seven

Art historian and film co-producer Michael Burtch will screen his film and describe his search for locations visited by Canada’s most celebrated landscape painters.

After the film screening, the public is invited to view oil paintings by Group of Seven artist A.Y. Jackson, painted during three visits to the Northwest Territories between 1949 and 1952.

6:30 – 7:00 pm View A.Y. Jackson sketches on display in PWNHC auditorium
7:00 – 8:15 pm Film screening
8:30 – 9:00 pm View A.Y. Jackson paintings at the Legislative Assembly

Start Date:
Thursday, August 4, 2016
End Date:
Thursday, August 4, 2016
Time:
6:30 - 9:00 pm
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:
Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre
Contact:
Mike Mitchell Curator of Education and Public Programs | Conservateur des programmes scolaires et publics
Contact Phone:
867-767-9347 x 71245
E-mail Address:
Website:

Aug 04 Queerlesque at the Raven Pub

NWT Pride presents the 3nd annual Queerlesque show at The Raven Pub!

This is a two night event!

Thursday August 4th - doors at 7pm, show at 8pm
Friday August 5th - doors at 9pm, show at 10pm

$25

Tickets on sale Wednesday July 27th at The Fat Fox Café

get rowdy, get wet.

Start Date:
Thursday, August 4, 2016
End Date:
Friday, August 5, 2016
Time:
Different times both days, see description for details
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:
The Raven Pub

Aug 05 Queerlesque shakes it at the Raven

The ever-popular NWT Pride burlesque show is back this year at the Raven Pub tonight. Watch the lineup of talented performers transform burlesque into a phantasm of gender-bending glittery fun through singing, dancing and putting it all out there.

Start Date:
Friday, August 5, 2016
End Date:
Friday, August 5, 2016
Community:
Where:
The Raven Pub

Aug 05 NWT Pride Festival

The NWT Pride festival returns to Yellowknife, with events taking place from Thursday, August 4th to Saturday, August 6th. These events will be divided across several locations, and will include both all-ages and licensed adults-only events. For a schedule of festival events, please visit http://www.nwtpride.com/

Start Date:
Friday, August 5, 2016
End Date:
Friday, August 5, 2016
Time:
Different times and locations, see event website for details
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:
Different locations, see website for details

Aug 05 Let them eat cake

To kick off NWT Pride events this weekend, volunteers will be serving cake in front of the post office downtown today. Celebrations continue later in the afternoon at Somba K'e Park with a community barbeque, free yoga and live music courtesy of Godson and Bushman NT.

Start Date:
Friday, August 5, 2016
End Date:
Friday, August 5, 2016
Time:
12:00-
Community:
Where:
Post Office

Aug 05 You've got the power!

NWT Pride is offering a number of free events throughout the weekend, including Rainbows in the Park at Somba K'e Civic Plaza, which will offer educational workships and live music from Mary Caroline, Quantum Tagle and Storm Trooper. Saturday evening's events will be held at the Champagne Room at the Scotia Centre with an alcohol free-event.

 

At the Folk on the Rocks site, crowds will be entertained with live music from Hawksley Workman, Alysha Brilla, MC Crook the Kid and Deafstar

Start Date:
Friday, August 5, 2016
End Date:
Friday, August 5, 2016
Community:
Where:
Somba K’e Civic Plaza / Scotia Centre / Folk on the Rocks site

Aug 06 Beaded Baby Booties Craft Workshop

Learn how to do the kind of beadwork you see up north on moccasins and jackets, called couching. Learn a simple single needle technique and how to do decorative edgebeading.  This baby booty pattern is very simple and versatile and can be used with any material.  Copies of the pattern in 3 sizes are included with the class.

$60, all supplies included, maximum 6 people

Start Date:
Saturday, August 6, 2016
End Date:
Saturday, August 6, 2016
Time:
10 am - 1:30 pm
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:
NUP, Room 214
Contact:
Charissa Alain-Lilly
E-mail Address:

Aug 06 Race around Latham Island

The Somba K'e Paddling Club is hosting a paddle around Latham Island on Saturday. Participants are invited to join the race in their canoes, kayaks, or any non-motorized, human-propelled watercraft. The race starts at the McMeekan Causeway that connects the mainland to Latham Island. Participants are required to bring their own vessels, paddles and life-jackets. Snack and refreshments will be available.

Start Date:
Saturday, August 6, 2016
End Date:
Saturday, August 6, 2016
Community:
Where:
McMeekan Causeway

Aug 06 Latham Island Paddle Race

he Somba K’e Paddling Club and the YK Multisport club will be hosting the 9th Annual Latham Island Paddle Race on Saturday August 6, 2016!

Have fun in an all-ages, beginner friendly 2km race around Latham Island in SUP, canoe, kayak or any non-motorized, human-propelled craft you have that floats! Snacks and refreshments will be provided for race participants following the race.

The race starts at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug 6 at the McMeekan Causeway in Old Town – the bridge to Latham Island – and racers are required to sign in at 1:00 p.m.

To register, go to www.zone4.com. There is a fee of $10 per participant. 

Participants will be required to bring their own equipment, including paddles, PFD and boat. PFDs must be worn while on the water. 

Contact sombakepaddling@gmail.com for more information. See you there!

Start Date:
Saturday, August 6, 2016
End Date:
Saturday, August 6, 2016
Time:
1:30 pm
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:
McKeenan Causeway, Old Town
E-mail Address:

Aug 06 Porcupine Quill Loop Earrings Craft Workshop

Learn to use porcupine quills to make a pair of earrings.  Using seed beads, caribouhide and crystals, you will learn a simple stringing technique to make a beautiful pair of earrings. Stainless steel earwires and earring nuts also included.

$40, all supplies included, maximum 10 people

Start Date:
Saturday, August 6, 2016
End Date:
Saturday, August 6, 2016
Time:
4 - 6 pm
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:
NUP, Room 214
Contact:
Charissa Alain-Lilly
E-mail Address:

Aug 08 Saxifrage Studio Summer Art Program: Art on the Van Gogh!

Ages 6-­12
Cost: $285
Limit: 12 Kids
Five Days, Five Modern Master Greats! We will try to cram in some real live action painting, abstract expressionism, post impressionism and of course Van Gogh!
A typical day will include: a morning excursion, picnic lunch, free play and an afternoon in studio art lesson
Day camp runs from Monday to Friday. Camp begins at 9:00am (drop off is between 8:30‐9:00am) and runs until 4:00pm (pick up is between 4:00­‐4:30pm)
Requirements: Good walking shoes, small backpack, a snack, a picnic lunch, a water bottle, and appropriate painting/hiking clothes
Provided: All art materials, including portable easel and sketchpad and 1 healthy snack
To Register: I accept E‐Transfer, cheque and cash. Please make cheque payable to ‘Tracey Bryant’
 

Start Date:
Monday, August 8, 2016
End Date:
Friday, August 12, 2016
Time:
9 am - 4 pm
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:
5507 47th Street (off of school draw)
Contact:
Tracey Bryant
Contact Phone:
445‐8302
E-mail Address:

Aug 08 Learn Brickstitch Beading with Smoke-Tanned Moosehide

Learn the versatile beadweaving technique called brickstitch using Japanese glass delica beads.  This stitch is often used in jewelry but also allows you to make great decorative pieces which you can sew onto uppers, mittens, clothing, bracelets, etc.  Six beautiful patterns provided, as well as brickstitch chart paper for those who like to design their own.  Pre-cut genuine smoke-tanned moosehide uppers also provided which you can use as is, or cut into pieces for cardholders, keychains, bracelets, etc. Beads provided to make two identical brickstitch diamonds, each two inches long.

$80 all supplies included, maximum 8 people

Start Date:
Monday, August 8, 2016
End Date:
Monday, August 8, 2016
Time:
6:00 - 10:00 pm
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:
NUP, Room 214
Contact:
Charissa Alain-Lilly
E-mail Address:

Aug 09 Grow together Brown Bag Lunch - Picking beans

As part of the GROW together gardening workshop series, the Yellowknife Community Garden Collective and ITI, North Slave Agriculture team are hosting a bi-weekly brown bag lunch event and you are invited! It is happening every second Tuesday throughout the summer and fall.

 

Share garden tips and ask questions during lunch hour at the City YK Park/ Somba K’e Park.

 

Bring lunch and a blanket and your gardening questions or tips.

If you know of anyone that would like to be added to the distribution list, please provide the full name, phone number and email address to Laura_Vittrekwa@gov.nt.ca

 

For more information contact Agriculture Mentor for the North Slave Region, lone_sorensen@gov.nt.ca

Start Date:
Tuesday, August 9, 2016
End Date:
Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Time:
Noon
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:
Somba K'e Civic Plaza
Contact:
Lone Sorensen
E-mail Address:

Aug 10 Inlaid Sealskin Mittens (Black & White)

A rare opportunity to work with white sealskin!  Learn the simple technique of insetting different colours of sealskin into a pair of wrist mittens.  You will be using black and white sealskin to create beautiful yet simple patterns in your mittens.  The focus of this class is inlaid sealskin work, although you will also learn the basic wrist mitten pattern, which will include a simple liner, leather/suede palm and simple seal trim to finish the edge. Copies of the pattern in 3 sizes are included with the class. (This is the very first time I am offering this class, as white sealskin tends to be scarce and sometimes difficult to find).

$150, all supplies included, maximum 6 people

Start Date:
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
End Date:
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Time:
6 - 10 pm
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:
NUP, Room 214 or 215 (TBA)
Contact:
Charissa Alain-Lilly
E-mail Address:

Aug 12 Porcupine Quill Prep & Headpin Earrings - Craft Workshop

Learn how to prepare and use quills to make jewelry. You will start with a raw bag of porcupine quills and learn how to clean and prepare them in order to transform them into usable elements for making jewelry.  Then you will learn how to use headpins and your prepared quills to make a pair of lovely dangling quill earrings. (This same class is also offered Aug. 19)

$65, all supplies included, maximum 4 people

Start Date:
Friday, August 12, 2016
End Date:
Friday, August 12, 2016
Time:
Friday, August 12 from 7-9:30 pm
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:
NUP, Room 214
Contact:
Charissa Alain-Lilly
E-mail Address:

Aug 13 Fitted Boxer Sealskin Mittens Craft Workshop

Learn to work with sealskin fur to make a pair of boxer-style wrist mittens with a durable yet flexible suede/leather palm. This style is pleated to form a natural curved position to grasp things - great for working outdoors! This also means it is a bit more labour intensive, and you will learn a helpful technique to pleat the sealskin. You will also learn how to make a wool lining and to finish off the edge with trim.  Copies of 3 sizes of mittens included in the class.

$150, all materials supplied, maximum 8 people

Start Date:
Saturday, August 13, 2016
End Date:
Saturday, August 13, 2016
Time:
10 am - 5 pm (bring a lunch)
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:
NUP, Room 215
Contact:
Charissa Alain-Lilly
E-mail Address:

Aug 13 Adlair Aviation and Ryfan Electric Women’s Charity Golf Tournament

$65 members      $45 non-members

The ladies Adlair Gold Tournament is back on Saturday at the Yellowknife Golf Club. The event will be a nine-hole, shotgun tournament followed by a four-person scramble, where teams of four compete with each member of the team hitting the ball. The tournament is limiting the number of golfers to 72, so inte3rsted people should sign up fast.

Start Date:
Saturday, August 13, 2016
End Date:
Saturday, August 13, 2016
Time:
12:45
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:

Aug 15 Saxifrage Studio Summer Art Program: The Art of Storytelling

August 15‐19, 2016
Ages 6‐12
Cost: $285
Limit: 12 Kids
From Folk Art to Surrealism to children’s literature, we will explore how artists tell their stories through artwork. Imaginations are strongly encouraged to be set free and go wild for this week of art!
A typical day will include: a morning excursion, picnic lunch, free play and an afternoon in studio art lesson Day camp runs from Monday to Friday. Camp begins at 9:00am (drop off is between 8:30‐9:00am) and runs until 4:00 pm (pick up is between 4:00‐4:30pm)
Requirements: Good walking shoes, small backpack, a snack, a picnic lunch, a water bottle, and appropriate painting/hiking clothes
Provided: All art materials, including portable easel and sketchpad and 1 healthy snack
To Register: I accept E­‐Transfer, cheque or cash. Please make cheque payable to ‘Tracey Bryant’

Start Date:
Monday, August 15, 2016
End Date:
Friday, August 19, 2016
Time:
9 am - 4 pm
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:
5507 47th Street (off of school draw)
Contact:
Tracey Bryant
Contact Phone:
445-8302
E-mail Address:

Aug 15 Beading/Couching Craft Workshop: Learn to bead uppers for Moccasins

Learn how to do the kind of beadwork you see up north on moccasins and jackets, called couching. Learn a simple single needle technique, as well as the traditional two-needle technique while beading onto traditional fine white stroud.  Because you will be making a pair of uppers, you will need to bring your own beads to class, which allows you to pick out the colours and kinds of beads you prefer to use for your design.  Stroud, needles and thread are supplied for the class. You will also learn how to transfer your design to stroud.

$50, byob (bring your own beads), maximum 8 people

Start Date:
Monday, August 15, 2016
End Date:
Monday, August 15, 2016
Time:
6:30 - 9:30 pm
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:
NUP, Room 214
Contact:
Charissa Alain-Lilly
E-mail Address:

Aug 17 Wood Buffalo Land and Sky Tour

Leading up to the festival, Wood Buffalo National Park is offering a "Land and Sky Tour" August 17 - 19, 2016 for up to 12 participants. This guided experience will take guests to the Northern Life Museum, Slave River Rapids, Fort Smith Mission Historic Park and into Wood Buffalo National Park to see active sinkholes, walk on the lunar landscape at Grosbeak Lake and go barefoot on the Salt Plains. The cost is only $58 for this tour.
Please contact the park at 867-872-7960 or wbnp.info@pc.gc.ca to book a spot.

Start Date:
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
End Date:
Friday, August 19, 2016
Time:
See event description for details
Community:
Other
Where:
Tours begin at Fort Smith Visitor Centre, Fort Smith NT
Contact Phone:
867-872-7960
E-mail Address:

Aug 17 Hemingway’s Winedown Wednesday in France

Join us under the Midnight Sun on select Wednesdays throughout the summer to explore a variety of wines as you discover new favourites.

Each evening we will highlight a different country/theme with specific wines to compare, so relax, converse and explore sumptuous Opimian wines as you taste and sample a variety of foods from a variety of local caterers.

On August 17, we will be sampling the following wines with food pairings fro Flavour Trader with Etienne Croteau:

·      Hemingway's Wine Cocktail

·      Champagne Georges Gardet, Brut Special 1500 ml

·      Muscat, AOC Alsace, 2014, Médaille d'or Colmar

·      Les Saprolites, AOC Fleurie, 2014

·      Les Terres Rouges, AOC Mâcon, 2014

·      Hortevie AC Saint-Julien JE Borie, Bordeaux

·      Chateau Daugay, AOC Saint-Emilion Grand Cru, Bordeaux

Our event will be held Chez Taylors. To register or for information about this event, please contact nwt@ar.opim.ca or call/text 867-765-8218.

Start Date:
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
End Date:
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Time:
7 pm - 10 pm
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:
37 Morrison Drive
Contact:
Gillian or Simon
Contact Phone:
867-765-8218
E-mail Address:
Website:

Aug 18 Wood Buffalo Park Dark Sky Festival

The Thebacha and Wood Buffalo Dark Sky Festival will be held in Fort Smith and Wood Buffalo National Park August 18 - 21, 2016. Thebacha & Wood Buffalo Dark Sky Festival is a weekend of family oriented activities and the thrill of discovery in exploring the wonders of science and the universe around us.  At this Dark Sky Festival we do not just look at stars, we try to answer your questions about science and space through fun and interactive activities.

Dark Sky Festival activities take place in Fort Smith, NT and the in world's largest Dark Sky Preserve, Wood Buffalo National Park.

Participants are asked to register in advance through the Thebacha & Wood Buffalo Astronomical Society (www.tawbas.ca or info@tawbas.ca and 867-872-0243) or at the Wood Buffalo National Park visitor centre.

 



 

 


We WELCOME all and encourage you to join.

 

Join us for an exciting 4-day journey of exploring the wonders of our universe and the sciences that makes it all work.

 

Start Date:
Thursday, August 18, 2016
End Date:
Sunday, August 21, 2016
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:
Wood Buffalo National Park (Get info at Wood Buffalo/Fort Smith Visitors' Centre, 149 McDougal Road)
Contact Phone:
867-872-0243
E-mail Address:
Website:

Aug 19 Porcupine Quill Prep & Headpin Earrings

Learn how to prepare and use quills to make jewelry. You will start with a raw bag of porcupine quills and learn how to clean and prepare them in order to transform them into usable elements for making jewelry.  Then you will learn how to use headpins and your prepared quills to make a pair of lovely dangling quill earrings. (This same class is offered Aug. 12).

$65, all supplies included, maximum 4 people

Start Date:
Friday, August 19, 2016
End Date:
Friday, August 19, 2016
Time:
7 pm - 9:30 pm
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:
NUP, Room 214
Contact:
Charissa Alain-Lilly
E-mail Address:

Aug 19 Simply Shakespeare

Join A Parcel of Rogues for a summer sampling of selected soliloquies and scenes from several of Shakespeare's Classics. Come see the remarkably talented troupe entertain you with comedy and tragedy, and even a little music!  August 19 and 20, 7:30 pm, Ptarmigan Studio 113a Kam Lake Road. Admission by donation. To ensure you have a seat in this intimate performance space, tickets are available at the Abe Miller building on 53rd St.

Start Date:
Friday, August 19, 2016
End Date:
Saturday, August 20, 2016
Time:
7:30 pm
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:
Ptarmigan Studio
Contact:
Lynn elkin
E-mail Address:

Aug 20 Smoke-Tanned Moccasins Workshop

A rare opportunity to work with beautiful, high-quality, local smoke-tanned moosehide!  Learn the construction techniques to make a pair of local-style moccasins with a plain upper, stroud flap and beaver fur trim using genuine home-tanned smoked moosehide – incredibly comfortable, breathable, & long-lasting! This is a beautiful material to work with and difficult to find a high quality hide like this!  A custom-fitted pattern will be created especially for your feet and for your upper. Bring (or buy) your own beaded uppers to use for class, as it will give you an even more satisfying result. Bring paper to make copies of all pattern pieces to take home with you.

$275 smoke-tanned premium moosehide, all supplies included, maximum 6 people

Start Date:
Saturday, August 20, 2016
End Date:
Saturday, August 20, 2016
Time:
10 am - 6 pm
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:
NUP, Room 215
Contact:
Charissa Alain-Lilly
E-mail Address:

Aug 20 Tragically Hip - Broadcast Live at the Elks

Western Arctic Moving Pictures and the Yellowknife Elks Lodge #314 present:
'The Tragically Hip — A National Celebration' LIVE broadcast.
Join us for The Tragically Hip's final concert, Co-presented by Western Arctic Moving Pictures and the Yellowknife Elks Lodge #314.
$5 tickets available online or in person from the Elks, and come with a hearty bowl of FREE home-cooked chilli and a roll.
Enjoy the concert outside with all your friends in our special event BBQ + Beer garden, projected against the neighbours two storey white wall, or come inside to watch on one of several flat screens and our top of the line sound system.

Start Date:
Saturday, August 20, 2016
End Date:
Saturday, August 20, 2016
Time:
6:30 - 9:30 pm
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:
Elk's Lodge

Aug 20 “The Tragically Hip: A National Celebration” Screening

The City of Yellowknife invites you to our screening of the CBC and Tragically Hip Presents 'The Tragically Hip: A National Celebration' at Somba K'e Park. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and a picnic. One of a Thai will also be on site!

Start Date:
Saturday, August 20, 2016
End Date:
Saturday, August 20, 2016
Time:
6:30 - 9:30 pm
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:
Sombe K'e Park

Aug 21 Muskrat Love (Nature Walk)

Like the muskrat, discover your love for this green space in Yellowknife! Rat Lake is a hidden gem within the city limits that supports a diversity of life, from it's namesake (the muskrat) to the plethora of plants and insects that enjoy getting their feet wet. So put on your rubber boots and join Rosie " 'Skrat" Strong of Strong Interpretation on this swampy adventure! People of all ages welcome.

Special Considerations: We will be exploring by foot on pathways that may be wet and over rocks. Please come dressed for the weather, including outdoor footwear/rubber boots, and bring a bottle of water, hat, and sunglasses.

Meeting Location: Parking Lot at Rat Lake, on Con Road - map below

Start Date:
Sunday, August 21, 2016
End Date:
Sunday, August 21, 2016
Time:
1 pm
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:
Rat Lake Parking Lot (see map)
Contact:
Rosanna Strong
Contact Phone:
(867) 873-5546 / (867) 446-2799
E-mail Address:

Aug 23 Grow together Brown Bag Lunch - Food preservation – how to pickle, jam, dry and freeze food

As part of the GROW together gardening workshop series, the Yellowknife Community Garden Collective and ITI, North Slave Agriculture team are hosting a bi-weekly brown bag lunch event and you are invited! It is happening every second Tuesday throughout the summer and fall.

 

Share garden tips and ask questions during lunch hour at the City YK Park/ Somba K’e Park.

 

Bring lunch and a blanket and your gardening questions or tips.

If you know of anyone that would like to be added to the distribution list, please provide the full name, phone number and email address to Laura_Vittrekwa@gov.nt.ca

 

For more information contact Agriculture Mentor for the North Slave Region, lone_sorensen@gov.nt.ca

 

Start Date:
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
End Date:
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Time:
Noon
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:
Somba K'e Civic Plaza
Contact:
Lone Sorensen
E-mail Address:

Aug 24 Last of the Summer Wine Wednesdays (wine tasting with food pairings)

Join us under the Midnight Sun on select Wednesdays throughout the summer to explore a variety of wines as you discover new favourites.

Each evening we will highlight a different country/theme with specific wines to compare, so relax, converse and explore sumptuous Opimian wines as you taste and sample a variety of foods from a variety of local caterers.

On August 24, we will be sampling the following wines with food pairings:

·      Pinot Gris Cuvée Prestige, APC Alsace, France

·      Shottesbrooke Vineyards Regional Series Chardonnay, Grenache Blanc, Viognier, South Africa

·      Vondeling Babiana, Voor-Paardeberg, 2014 Blend: Chenin Blanc, Chardonnay, Grenache Blanc, Viognier, South Africa

·      Bonnievale Unpretentious Merlot 2014, South Africa

·      Propuesta by Roberto Ignacio Echeverría, Maipo Valley, 2013 Blend: Cabernet Sauvignon, Petite Verdot, Malbec, Chile

·      Summerhouse Syrah, Marlborough 2013, New Zealand

·      Vinha do Meio Queijo, DOC Douro 2007, Portugal

Our event will be held Chez Taylors. To register or for information about this event, please contact nwt@ar.opim.ca or call/text 867-765-8218.

Opimian Members & their First Guest: $70.00

Additional Guests: $80.00

NWT Opimian is our local chapter of a national not-for-profit wine club (www.opim.ca). Our local chapter is lead by wine-loving volunteers, Gillian Dawe-Taylor & Simon Taylor, who are Wine Spirit Education Trust certified wine educators.

Opimian members can order exclusive wines from around the world with club pick up points in Yellowknife, Hay River, Fort Smith, Norman Wells, Inuvik & Iqaluit. Please note that only club members can order wine.

Start Date:
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
End Date:
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Time:
7 - 10 pm
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:
37 Morrison Drive
Contact:
Gillian or Simon
Contact Phone:
8677658218
E-mail Address:
Website:

Aug 27 SLICED CARIBOU ANTLER JEWELLERY WORKSHOP

Join Black and White Bindery for an introduction to antler jewellery making.
Participants will create a pair of caribou antler drop earrings and a pendant.
No experience necessary. All tools and materials will be provided.

Cost: 75$

Start Date:
Saturday, August 27, 2016
End Date:
Saturday, August 27, 2016
Time:
1 - 4 pm
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:
YK ARCC
E-mail Address:

Aug 27 7th Annual Old Town Pond Sailors' Regatta

Bring your miniature sailboat (60 cm LWL and 1 Metre LWL Classes) and compete for prizes! Remember the only rule: No electronics!

Race starts at the government dock. Show and shine and registration are at 6 pm; races begin at 7 pm.

Brought to you by the Snow King Winter Festival.

Start Date:
Saturday, August 27, 2016
End Date:
Saturday, August 27, 2016
Time:
7 pm
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:
Government Dock, Old Town

Aug 30 Yk Choral Society Potluck Meet & Greet

Love to sing? Come and find your tempo with one of our choirs. Young or not-so-young, we have music to share and would love to have you join us for a Potluck Meet &Greet. Come and meet singers and find out more about our exciting upcoming season!

Start Date:
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
End Date:
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Time:
6 - 8 pm
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:
Northern United Place Auditorium
Contact:
Dorothy Wiebe - VP Yk Choral Society
E-mail Address:

Aug 31 NON-ADHESIVE BOOKBINDING WORKSHOP

Join Black and White Bindery on an exploration of non-adhesive bookbindings.
Participants will create a selection of soft-cover book models that rely on various sewing techniques, rather than paste, to hold them together.
No experience necessary. All tools and materials will be provided.

Cost: 50$

Start Date:
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
End Date:
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Time:
6 - 9 pm
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:
YK ARCC
E-mail Address: