November ARTS Calendar
SING          DANCE          CREATE          PERFORM          STROLL          ENJOY
November 6   5:30pm
First Fridays! Gallery Night! "Safe" Live and Online
Safe Opening Receptions at two CFA MicroGalleries from 5:30-7:30pm including the New London Inn featuring the Photography Café; and Tatewell Gallery featuring the work of Mary Borowski, Jill Hacking and Mel Shaw. "Eat, Sip, and Enjoy the Art! 
Plus...the Bar Harbor Bank & Trust featuring the CFA 10 x 10 Silent Auction exhibit and work from the CFA Art Café "Leaves of Grass"; and the Blue Loon Bakery featuring Vicki Koron and John Koron visit during regular business hours. All exhibits online   
November 7    2pm
Zoom Visit with Wiccan-Phyllis Curot
Spirituality Past, Present and Future.
Phyllis Curott, one of the first public witches in America and a Wiccan Priestess and lawyer, has been writing about her experiences in the Wiccan spiritual community for a decade. This event will be held via Zoom. Sign-up by emailing Dianalee Velie at Sponsored by the Literary Arts Guild of the Center for the Arts Lake Sunapee Region. For more information visit 
Online Art Auction Nov.15-30
"Arts for Arts Education" Online Auction
Give Something Creative This Holiday Season
Artwork, Music and Baking Lessons, Wine Tasting, Manuscript Readings,  Theater Tickets...10x10 artwork (preview at Bar Harbor Bank & Trust). Raising money for Arts Education. Link to Auction Here!

Special Acoustic Concert by Tom Pirozzoli to raise money for the CFA Arts Education Fund
YouTube LInk Here 
Free! with a $10 donation  
 November 1   6:30pm
Zoom with Storyteller Simon Brooks  
The Wilmot Community Association (WCA) is hosting local storyteller Simon Brooks on Zoom. Simon will begin at 6:30pm with not-so-spooky stories for families and younger children. At 7pm he will switch to terrifying tales for teens and adults. Visit the WCA website at for more information and stay tuned for the Zoom link.
 November 1  
KCPA Registration is now open for Session 2  
November - December. Classes are limited to six students in Studio A and four in Studio B. Limited availability means classes fill up quickly so be sure to register today!

Thru Nov 6 
Shadowing Alfred - An AVA Dog Show   
We are celebrating Alfred's life as well as the lives of all the pets that effect us in ways great and small. An exhibition of artwork created by community members young and old takes place in AVA's Members Gallery until November 6, 2020. Information Here
 Nov 7-22   10am-3pm
Holiday Boutique at The John Hay Estate at The Fells  
For just 16 days this November, shop for unique gifts at the Holiday Boutique at The Fells Gatehouse. We have assembled a wonderful Boutique with products made by the finest regional artisans for you to browse and enjoy an unparalleled shopping experience. Find gifts, decorations, and holiday cheer like no other for your loved ones. Visit 
 Nov 7- Dec 23
Gallery of GIfts
Opening of Gallery of Gifts 2020 at the Library Arts Center 
We are excited for our planned opening of Gallery of Gifts in the gallery!  Celebrating Locally Handmade Craft for Holiday Giving. Work from over 100 artisans is on display. Masks are Required. November 7 - December 23. For more information visit 
Nov. 7 - Dec 12 
Virtual Holiday Production of The 12 Days of Christmas  
Take Part in the Barns first ever Virtual Education Holiday Production of the 12 Days of Christmas. Performers ages 6-11, performers ages 12-18, and technicians/designers of all ages will work together to create holiday magic while building theatrical skills online. Rehearsal begin Nov. 7 with final performance on Dec.12. 
November 15    2:30pm
Adult & Child Pottery Painting Class: Bee Happy Plate   
We will show you and your child how to make your versions of this Bee Happy plate. Ticket cost includes one 6-inch plate, all glazes and firing. (Purchase a ticket for each adult and child attending class.) Class size will be limited to ensure 6-foot social distancing, with masks required.  
Online Fall Writing Classes:
Megan Baxter will be offering three writing classes/lessons - Writing the College Essay; Creative Writing Lessons for Ages 12-18; and Nonfiction Writing Workshop. Megan has won national awards in nonfiction and poetry. She has an MFA in Creative Nonfiction and a BFA in Poetry. For more info visit or to sign up email

Virtual Watercolor    10am
Weekly Online Watercolor Classes  
Each week is a stand-alone lesson, so sign up for one session or plan on attending each week to build your skills. The lessons will help beginners learn the basics, while engaging intermediate painters in ways that will develop their skills. Instructor Becky Bense has created a warm and welcoming class environment where all her students feel encouraged.  $10 per session, or $35 for a four-class pass

Tuesdays, 10:00am-12:00pm, online via Zoom
Find out more at   
Deadline November 30
Find the encouragement you need to take your next steps toward becoming a published writer! Join your hosts, Taylore Aussiker, English teacher at White Mountains Regional High School, and Alexandria Peary, New Hampshire State Poet Laureate and English professor at Salem State University, along with your fellow New Hampshire teens as we usher your creative writing into the publishing world.  
Send a RSVP by November 30 to Alex at In the subject line, put RSVP FOR SUBMIT-A-THON. In the body of the email, include your full name, middle/high school, and name of your English or Language Arts teacher. 
December 4   Premiering at 6pm on YouTube.
First Fridays! Highlights of the Messiah  
The Kearsarge Conservatory of the Performing Arts presents this beautiful interpretation with arts, music, and dance in collaboration with the center for the Arts.
December 5   2pm
Zoom with the Author Ernest Hebert 
Realist and Dreamer!Author of eleven award winning books!
In his words:I have two identities as a writer. Part of me is a realist. I want my novels to be truthful to the real world as I have experienced it. But I'm also a dreamer. I believe in the life of the imagination. Sponsored by the Literary Arts Guild of the Center for the Arts Lake Sunapee Region.
New Job Opportunity! 
The Center for the Arts is hiring a PT Program Manager! 
Do you love the Arts? Are you detail oriented? 
For more details and to apply click HERE  
CFA Volunteer Opportunities  
Help CFA "enrich lives and build community through the arts"!
Contact us today to be part of this growing organization at
or visit
for more information. 
Visit the CFA YouTube Channel for these virtual programs   
OngoingOngoing Events  
Tuesdays and Fridays
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Socially Distanced Yoga with LAC 
Indoor, socially distanced yoga classes will be moving to Dance Arts Academy in Sunapee, NH for the fall and Winter! Instructor: Brianna Renner | All levels welcomeCost: $40 for a four-class pass or $12 per session, for single session 
Find out more at   
Thru December 23
Gallery of GIfts
Opening of Gallery of Gifts 2020 at the Library Arts Center 
We are excited for our planned opening of Gallery of Gifts in the gallery!  Celebrating Locally Handmade Craft for Holiday Giving. Work from over 100 artisans is on display. Masks are Required. November 7 - December 23. For more information visit 
LAC Arts Online
Digital Art Projects for Kids and Families.  
Library Arts Center offers a variety of online art projects. View all of these great  art projects on our YouTube Channel. New projects are released each week! 
Thru January
CFA MicroGallery Exhibits 
New London Inn: Photography Café
Bar Harbor Bank & Trust: CFA 10 x 10 Silent Auction exhibit and the CFA Art Café, Leaves of Grass 
Blue Loon Bakery:Vicki Koron and John Koron
Tatewell Gallery: Mary Borowski, Jill Hacking and Mel Shaw

CovidAvailable Financial Resources for Artists
For those of you who might be in need, we hope the information below is helpful.
The Center for the Arts-Artist Emergency Relief Fund
The Guidelines and Application can be found here
New Hampshire Council on the Arts Emergency Fund
Please click this link below for more information
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