Children’s Tent 2010 Archive

DSCN1042Tools for Kids
Dave Emerson

Chinese Brush Painting
Bruce Iverson

TopTurning-1-AlMitchell-P9190062Top Turning
Alan Mitchell

KidsTentPotter-P9190058Pottery
Jessica Seaton

Origami 1000 Cranes
Community Art Project
Waka and Rika Tokuno

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Tom Johnson

Woodworking
Dick Arnold, Sr.

Woodworking
Rick Arnold

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Photo: Scott Yates, Seacoast Media


kids The Children’s Tent is packed with artisans offering traditional try-it-yourself arts and activities. Other family-friendly events and activities at the festival: a climbing wall, a bungee bounce, a Travelin’ Barnyard, and a model railway; juggling, and fencing–plus loads of great music and dance on the festival stages.

2011 Children’s Tent Artisans: Participants interested in applying for the 2011 festival can contact us at newmarketfest@yahoo.com.



saturday in the tent | sunday in the tent


SATURDAY
10 am -5 pm
unless otherwise noted

Chinese Brush Painting
Join Bruce Iverson to create traditional Chinese brush paintings and calligraphy. more

Crafts with Yarn
Make colorful god’s-eye crafts with the Newmarket Girl Scouts.

Origami 1000 Cranes Community Art Project
Join Waka and Rika Tokuno for this year’s community art project. Help create a gift of caring and support from the Heritage Festival for a very special little girl.

Pottery
Witness the process of creating unique handmade pots with Jessica Seaton.

Printing Press
Join Newmarket resident Tom Johnson for demonstrations of the art of printing–and create your own bookmarks using an antique letterpress.

Magnet Fun
Make glass and ceramic magnets with folks from To Your Arts’ Content.

Teddy Bear Clinic
Bring your Teddy Bears for a complete check up from the staff at Lamprey Health Care. (Closes at 2 pm)

Wood Turning
Alan Mitchell turns pens, tops and other fun things you can take home–just for watching! more

Tools for Kids
Try your hand, with guidance from David Emerson, at using traditional tools: bit braces and block planes; spoke shave and shaving horse;  augers, boring machine, treadle lathe, and more! more

Woodworking
The Arnold family–which includes three generations of wood-turners–demonstrate the turning of spinning tops and 6-inch baseball bats to be given away free of charge to any children who stop by to watch. more


SUNDAY
10 am -5 pm unless otherwise noted

Chinese Brush Painting
Join Bruce Iverson to create traditional Chinese brush paintings and calligraphy. more

Pottery
Witness the process of creating unique handmade pots with Jessica Seaton.

Printing
Join Newmarket resident Tom Johnson for demonstrations of the art of printing–and create your own bookmarks using an antique letterpress.

Origami 1000 Cranes Community Art Project
Join Waka and Rika Tokuno for this year’s community art project. Help create a gift of caring and support from the Heritage Festival for a very special little girl.

Spinning
Melissa Walker demonstrates the art of spinning on her spinning wheel and gives you a chance to try spinning using a drop spindle.

Wood Turning
Alan Mitchell turns pens, tops and other fun things you can take home–just for watching! more

Tools for Kids
Try your hand, with guidance from David Emerson, at using traditional tools: bit braces and block planes; spoke shave and shaving horse;  augers, boring machine, treadle lathe, and more! more

Woodworking
The Arnold family–which includes three generations of wood-turners–demonstrate the turning of spinning tops and 6-inch baseball bats to be given away free of charge to any children who stop by to watch. more

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