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Sept. 1st First Friday Opening Exhibit and Coffeehouse

Headwaters’ Art Camp(3-4pm) –

After a week of art and learning participants of Headwaters’ Art Camp will be displaying their art in an exhibit open to the public. Participants, ages 9-18, will be displaying work made with guest instructors Tom Daly, Al Bellleveau, Stacey Stang, Joanna Dymond, and Susan Kedzie, author and illustrator of A Thousand Purring Cats.

A Thousand Purring Cats Opening Reception and Artist’s Talk (4:30-6pm) –

Headwaters Music and Arts is excited to host the first showing of the completed works rendered in pastels for Susan Kedzie’s first children’s book entitled A Thousand Purring Cats.

Susan Kedzie comes from a career in Wildlife management and has a deep love for nature and science. She says “Today, I am happily fusing my passions for art, science, and writing together into creative projects.”

A Thousand Purring Cats warmly embraces the healing power of positive relationships. Playful text and images invite smiles and laughter with a surprise tug at your heart, while lively characters gently nudge your child closer when they need it most.

The public is invited to the opening reception from 4:30 to 6 pm, there is no cost to attend. The exhibit will be up through the end of the month.

First Friday Coffeehouse (7-10) –

Headwaters Music and Arts will hold First Friday CoffeeHouse in association with the Northwoods Folk Collective on Friday, September 1st, 7-10 pm. The CoffeeHouse events will feature local musicians, singers and writers sharing their talents in 10-15 minute sets. Artists will be scheduled ahead of time with limited slots reserved for sign up the night of the event.

Event organizer Don Zieman notes that “the goal of First Friday CoffeeHouse is to create a place where local artists can bring their music and compositions to a beautiful setting and perform for local members of the community. Please come out and enjoy the local talents!”

Admission is $3 per person or $7 per family. For more information contact Headwaters at 218.444.5606.