12th Annual Remington Arts Festival - Schedule of Events
THURSDAY, October 3:
12-1pm - Brown Bag Lunch “TBD”
location: Silas Wright House
Time TBD: Festival 'Opening Night' and Mountain Lake PBS Documentary Viewing
location: The TAUNY Center, 53 Main Street
FRIDAY, October 4:
SATURDAY, October 5:
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.
*Musicians will be 'busking' throughout the Park
10-4pm - Frederic Remington Exhibit “TBD”
11:30am - 1:30pm – Student Art Competition Exhibit
location: Canton Free Library, Park Street
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
SUNDAY, October 6:
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. Register NOW!
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 event.
For more information about the 2013 Remington Arts Festival, contact the Festival Coordinators -