Lantern Parade & Festival: JAC 6:30pm
April 26 @ 6:30 pmFree
7TH ANNUAL LANTERN WORKSHOPS, PARADE AND FESTIVAL
FREE Family-Friendly Event – All ages and abilities welcome!
Join us in one of our FREE handcrafted lantern-making workshops and take part in our Jamestown parade, and meet us back at the JAC Gallery for refreshments. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Lantern-builders must provide their own battery-operated light source (such as a flashlight or string lights), other materials provided. Donations of recyclable building materials such as translucent plastic bottles and containers, sticks to hang lanterns on and parade with, thin sticks to make frameworks, and wet-strength tissue paper are most welcome. Consider bringing old lampshades, broken umbrellas or anything else that can be transformed into a translucent structure!
This 7th Annual JAC Lantern Parade begins AND ends at the Jamestown Arts Center, followed by a spectacular Festival in the JAC Gallery! All are welcome to join the festivities and participate in the magic. All lanterns are welcome at the parade and festival, especially lanterns from previous parades. Please NO candles. Dress warmly!
Thank you to Concrete Couch for sharing this wonderful community art making program with the JAC!
LANTERN MAKING WORKSHOPS: Tuesday, April 23, 5:00 – 8:00 pm and Thursday, April 25, 5:00 – 8:00 pm
PARADE: Friday, April 26 at 6:30 pm (Rain Date: Saturday, April 27 at 6:30)
FESTIVAL: (After the parade) 7:00 pm at the Jamestown Arts Center
All events are free. Pre-registration for the workshops is encouraged!
Dates: WORKSHOPS: Tuesday, April 23, 5:00 – 8:00 pm and Thursday, April 25, 5:00 – 8:00 pm | PARADE: Friday, April 26 at 6:30 pm at the Jamestown Arts Center | FESTIVAL: (After the parade) 7:00 pm at the Jamestown Arts Center
Instructor: Susie Mathews and Jon Baylor