Presenting Visual, Performance,
Fiber and Culinary Arts Events
Under the Sheltered Structure in front of the 4H Dairy Bar unless noted.
Thursday, July 25
12:00-4:00 p.m. Perham Farmers Market. Meet local food producers, learn their techniques, find out when they have farmers market times and buy fresh produce and bagels for the evening’s meal.
12:30-1:00 p.m. “Controlling Weeds in Your Garden” class by Kathy Connell, owner of Redfern Gardens a Community Sustainable Agriculture (CSA) farm and former organic farm inspector, will share her master gardening techniques adaptable to your garden.
2:00- 4:00 p.m. “6 Kinds of Puppets” by Margo McCreary, a master puppeteer from Minneapolis, will give a performance demonstrating various puppets and follow-up with a workshop on how to make puppets.
4:00-5:00 p.m. Puppet workshop by Margo McCreary
6:00-8:00 p.m. Open Mic Night– On the Stage in the Park.
Friday, July 26
12:00-2:00 p.m. Perham Farmers Market. Meet local food producers, learn their techniques, find out when they have farmers market times and buy fresh produce and bagels.
12:30-1:00 p.m. “Controlling Pest/Disease in Your Garden” class by Kathy Connell, Redfern Gardens. Learn about safe natural ways to control the pests and diseases in your garden.
5:00-6:00 p.m. “Cooking Mexican Meals” demonstration by Jan Ellis from Personal Chef Services, Fergus Falls. Learn the basics of Mexican cooking to create authentic delicious Mexican meals.
7:30-8:30 p.m. “Los Diamantes” Mexican Conjunto (Band) On the Stage in the Park. This high energy 6 piece band, from Long Prairie, will get your feet tapping and head bopping to a Latin beat.
Saturday, July 27
12:00-4:00 p.m. Perham Farmers Market. Meet local food producers, learn their techniques, find out when they have farmers market times and buy fresh produce and bagels.
12:30-1:00 p.m. “Composting for Your Garden” class by Kathy Connell, Redfern Gardens. Learn how composting is not only good for the environment but great for your garden.
1:30-2:30 p.m. Cooking with Fresh Produce. class by Diane Matson. Learn to stir fry with fresh produce and low fat meats and taste the delicious results.
3:00-4:30 p.m. Spool Knitting with Lil McRae, owner of At Loose Ends. Learn how to spool knit, create wearable items and leave with your own spool and yarn.
3:00-4:30 p.m. Drawing Class for Kids with Dawn Rossbach, artist from Menahga. A basic drawing class. Leave with your own sketchbook, pencil, eraser and sharpener.
4:30-6:30 p.m. Learn to knit with the Sit n’ Stitch group. Sit down with experienced knitters and learn how to knit or crochet. Each participant will leave with their own yarn and knitting needles.
7:30-8:30 p.m. “The Brothers Burn Mountain”, Compared to the Black Keys but different, this duo of electric guitar and drums plays blues-infused music. Swirling harmonies are set atop fast rhythms, drums are synced up or pulled perfectly away from guitar riffs–it’s tight but not stiff, locked but not robotic. Seeing them play is definitely a hypnotic treat. On the Stage in the Park
This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund and by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.