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JunqueFest 2018 - Food & Wine Vendor Registration
05/25/18 - 05/27/18

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JunqueFest 2018 - Vendor Registration
05/25/18 - 05/27/18

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Events in the next 30 days...
05/25/2018
Memorial Day Weekend in Downtown Webster City!

We are working hard to provide a bigger and better event and invite you see the best in Primitive, Vintage, Repurposed, Yard Art, Rusty Finds, Architectural Salvage, Up-cycled items, Painted Products, Hand Made and Artisans, food vendors and local wineries.

Activities throughout the community all weekend.
This event is handicapped accessible and stroller-friendly!
For information, visit www.visitwebstercityiowa.com/junquefest

VENDORS:  
Sign up by January 31, 2018 and receive DISCOUNTED BOOTH PRICE.  We are working hard to provide a bigger and better event and invite you to apply to be a vendor!  We are seeking the best in Primitive, Vintage, Repurposed, Yard Art, Rusty Finds, Architectural Salvage, Up-cycled items, Painted Products, Hand Made and Artisans, food vendors and local wineries.

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05/26/2018
Memorial Day Weekend in Downtown Webster City!

We are working hard to provide a bigger and better event and invite you see the best in Primitive, Vintage, Repurposed, Yard Art, Rusty Finds, Architectural Salvage, Up-cycled items, Painted Products, Hand Made and Artisans, food vendors and local wineries.

Activities throughout the community all weekend.
This event is handicapped accessible and stroller-friendly!
For information, visit www.visitwebstercityiowa.com/junquefest

VENDORS:  
Sign up by January 31, 2018 and receive DISCOUNTED BOOTH PRICE.  We are working hard to provide a bigger and better event and invite you to apply to be a vendor!  We are seeking the best in Primitive, Vintage, Repurposed, Yard Art, Rusty Finds, Architectural Salvage, Up-cycled items, Painted Products, Hand Made and Artisans, food vendors and local wineries.

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05/27/2018
Memorial Day Weekend in Downtown Webster City!

We are working hard to provide a bigger and better event and invite you see the best in Primitive, Vintage, Repurposed, Yard Art, Rusty Finds, Architectural Salvage, Up-cycled items, Painted Products, Hand Made and Artisans, food vendors and local wineries.

Activities throughout the community all weekend.
This event is handicapped accessible and stroller-friendly!
For information, visit www.visitwebstercityiowa.com/junquefest

VENDORS:  
Sign up by January 31, 2018 and receive DISCOUNTED BOOTH PRICE.  We are working hard to provide a bigger and better event and invite you to apply to be a vendor!  We are seeking the best in Primitive, Vintage, Repurposed, Yard Art, Rusty Finds, Architectural Salvage, Up-cycled items, Painted Products, Hand Made and Artisans, food vendors and local wineries.

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05/29/2018
Join us for a relaxing event! Coloring for Adults is on Tuesday, May 29 at 6:30 p.m. No registration required. 
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06/02/2018
Free Community Shred Event. Bring and shred financial statements, receipts, invoices and any other personal documents. Documents will be shredded onsite by The Shredder.
Limit: 5 tall kitchen bags or copy paper boxes per person.
 

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06/09/2018 - 06/10/2018

Join artist and naturalist Barbara Tagami for two days and an evening of strolling, gathering, fishing, studying, cooking and breaking bread together at Briggs Woods Park. We will cook what we find and catch, while learning about the medicinal qualities and lore surrounding each item. Barbara will share her recipes and information while students will work together to make a booklet for each to take home!

Barbara would like to invite everyone to stay or return Saturday evening to commune, break bread and cook over an open fire. Please bring something to contribute and guests are welcome. All participants are welcome to share the cabin Friday and/or Saturday nights if they would like to sleep on site for $40 per night. Call 515-835-0497 for more info. Hickory Cabin is the park’s newest modern cabin with ALL the amenities. Don’t wish to share? Check at www.mycountyparks.com to see what other accommodations are available at Briggs Woods or check www.visitwebstercity.com for information on hotels in the community.


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06/09/2018

Join in the fun! Create beautiful pottery using various forming techniques and experimenting with natural textures and patterns. You will build quickly so we can fire the pots and use them for our alternative firing methods, which are the focus of the class. Use the wheel, or slab roller or extruder to handbuild works, and you are also welcome to bring your own bisque pottery to fire in the Raku kiln. We will experiment with Raku glazes and firing, using both paper and sawdust. We will also try our hand at horsehair, and alcohol reduction methods.

Billy Cho just completed his MFA at the University of Iowa and will share his expressive glaze techniques in this workshop. The experience will be great for both beginners and experienced potters. High School students are welcome.


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06/10/2018
Please bring your car or tractor for display by 3PM.  We will be having trophys for Best of Show in the Car Division, Best of Show in the Tractor Division and Drivers Choice overall. For your enjoyment we will be having musical entertainment during the evening.  Supper will also be provided.  Come and join the FUN!
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06/12/2018

Discover the endless possibilities of metal clay! Learn to create beautiful fine silver jewelry without traditional metalsmithing techniques – no soldering, jewelry saws or filing. Create a pendant or stunning pair of earrings that capture the beauty of nature. No prior experience is needed.

In this workshop, students would learn:
• The differences between different types (e.g., lump, slip, paper), formulas (e.g., fine silver, copper), and brands (e.g., Art Clay, PMC) and how to choose the right type of metal clay for a particular project.
• Best practices and safety issues to consider
• How to handle and store the clay in wet and dry stages
• How to use simple tools and found objects to create texture
• Construction techniques and design considerations
• How to deal with shrinkage
• Different ways to make a bail or connector and how to use findings to finish their piece
• How to fire metal clay (including factors that impact firing schedules)
• Different ways to finish metal clay, including polishing, applying patina, and using guilders paste


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06/14/2018
Community & Family Resources is celebrating their 50th Anniversary with an Open House & Ribbon Cutting.  A short program will be given by Allison Hulshof from CFR followed by a 5-minute presentation from a previous CFR client who has been sober 2-3 years.

Join us and help celebrate Community & Family Resources 50th Anniversary!  Cookies, coffee, and water will be provided.

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06/19/2018

Discover the endless possibilities of metal clay! Learn to create beautiful fine silver jewelry without traditional metalsmithing techniques – no soldering, jewelry saws or filing. Create a pendant or stunning pair of earrings that capture the beauty of nature. No prior experience is needed.

In this workshop, students would learn:
• The differences between different types (e.g., lump, slip, paper), formulas (e.g., fine silver, copper), and brands (e.g., Art Clay, PMC) and how to choose the right type of metal clay for a particular project.
• Best practices and safety issues to consider
• How to handle and store the clay in wet and dry stages
• How to use simple tools and found objects to create texture
• Construction techniques and design considerations
• How to deal with shrinkage
• Different ways to make a bail or connector and how to use findings to finish their piece
• How to fire metal clay (including factors that impact firing schedules)
• Different ways to finish metal clay, including polishing, applying patina, and using guilders paste


more info...

06/20/2018
Hamilton County Relay for Life will be held this year in conjunction with Wednesday Night in the Park at the Stanhope City Park.  
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