11th Annual Remington Arts Festival - Schedule of Events
RAIN LOCATION: All events will are on! The Art Show and Sale will be in the Unitarian Universalist Church and the Presbyterian Church. The Horse Tours will go on until strong rain prevents the activity from continuing. The Children's Games and Dress-Up will be inside the Silas Wright House (Historical Association). The Student Art Exhibit will be in Rushton Place, as planned, and TAUNY will have their exhibit in the TAUNY Center on Main Street. The show will go on - rain or shine!
THURSDAY, September 20:
12-1pm - Brown Bag Lunch “Vanished Arizona: Reminiscing About the Old West”
location: Silas Wright House
FRIDAY, September 21:
SATURDAY, September 22:
10am-4pm - Art Show & Sale in the Park
A variety of high quality art and fine hand crafts for sale by regional artisans celebrating the excellence of our current North Country artists. Presented by the St. Lawrence County Arts Council and sponsored by the Canton Chamber of Commerce.
10am-4pm – Canton Letterboxing Trail
“LETTERBOXING is an intriguing pastime combining navigational skills and rubber stamp artistry in a charming "treasure hunt" style outdoor quest. A wide variety of adventures can be found to suit all ages and experience levels.” Bring your Letterboxing kit and enjoy the Canton Letterboxing Trail. Pick up your clues at the TAUNY tent on the green.
10am-4pm - Featured Artist: Jack Taylor, traditional wood carver
Presented by TAUNY
10-4pm - Frederic Remington Exhibit “Vanished Arizona: Reminiscing About the Old West”
11:30am - 1:30pm – Student Art Competition Exhibit
location: Grasse River Heritage Room, Rushton Place, Riverside & Main
Sponsored by Grasse River Heritage, Canton Area Zonta and Save the Monarch Butterfly North Country Initiative.
11am-3pm - Children’s Games & Dress-Up
Experience Remington’s childhood through games and try on costumes typical of this historical period.
Sponsored by North Country Savings Bank
Presented by Canton Music Friends, Canton High School Music/Drama Club
Presented by TAUNY
SUNDAY, September 23:
9am - Remington 5k Fun Run (Walk)
Race begins at the Remington grave site (Evergreen Cemetery) and ends at the home in which Frederic Remington was born, passing several significant historical sites along the course.
Walkers and Runners are welcome. Online registration is open September 1st. You can also register on the day of the race starting at 8am. T-Shirts for all participants.
Sponsored by the Canton Rotary Club
The Remington Arts Festival is sponsored by the Town and Village of Canton in cooperation with three key partner organizations: the St. Lawrence County Historical Association, Traditional Arts in Upstate New York (TAUNY), and the St. Lawrence County Arts Council. Thanks to the sponsorship and support of these and other Canton area businesses, all festival events are free and open to the public. NCPR is the media sponsor for this eve
For more information about the 2011 Remington Arts Festival, contact the Festival Coordinator -