Wakami Wailers to host benefit concert at Wakami Lake Provincial Park

The Last of the White Pine Loggers are returning home…

On August 2, the Wakami Wailers  are hosting a benefit concert to help to restore the historic logging exhibit at Wakami Lake Provincial Park.  The Wakami Wailers formed the band in 1981 – the band members all worked in the park as seasonal staff, and happened to be very talented musicians who had a love of traditional folk songs and a gift for story-telling.  Over time, the band has built a large catalogue of songs that are now played by other bands, including their iconic song “The Last of the White Pine Loggers”.

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Art Froid at Arrowhead Provincial Park: calling all snow sculptors!

Arrowhead Provincial Park is currently looking for local artistic talent to build snow sculptures along the Ice Trail for the first annual “Art Froid” (cold art).  Public viewing and judging will occur on February 9th, 2013 from 8:30am to 9:00pm.  Free hot chocolate will be available compliments of Northern Sanitation and Disposal. Continue reading Art Froid at Arrowhead Provincial Park: calling all snow sculptors!

Friends of Bon Echo Art Exhibition!

On July 23, 24 and 25, the Friends of Bon Echo Park are hosting their 15th annual Art Exhibition and Sale, which showcases the original work of 45 juried artists, including painting, photography, stained glass, pottery and more. The theme of the artwork is nature, with artists presenting a unique view of wildlife and the countryside. Continue reading Friends of Bon Echo Art Exhibition!