• Dogwood Festival,  Families,  Performances

    Katydids, Fireflies and other insects

    SARAH GOSLEE REED Children’s Concert and artmaking activities @ Park space, Friday May 2, 5-8pm Folk singer and songwriter Sarah Goslee Reed comes to Coshocton to get us all dancing and playing. The Pomerene Center will have supplies and volunteers on hand to make Shekeres, Guiros and Kazoos to add to the fun. It’s all free and part of Dogwood Festival 2014 and May’s First Friday Celebration. WHAT is a SHEKERE? “The shekere is an instrument from Africa made out of a hollow gourd. Outside the gourd is a netting that holds seeds or bead so the instrument makes a wonderful rattling when played.” Daria World Music for Children WHAT is…

  • Dogwood Festival,  Exhibits

    Our Hills Are Alive

    Our Hills Are Alive Opening May 3, 2-5pm as part of Dogwood Festival 2014 & the 5K Urban Art Walk runs through June 16, 2014 The theme of this year’s Dogwood Festival, “Our Hills are Alive,” plays off the Triple Locks Theater production of “The Sound of Music” but alludes to Coshocton County’s  lively cultural and artistic life.  The Festival exhibit, opening May 3 at the Pomerene Center for the Arts, celebrates 5 artists: Doug Anderson–glass, Ron Corl–furniture design, Todd Malenke–metal sculpture, Joan Staufer–painting and Erik Neff–woodcuts. With the exception of Erik Neff who grew up in Coshocton and now resides east of Cleveland in Newbery Ohio, the exhibit artists live…

  • Dogwood Festival,  Exhibits

    5K Urban Art Walk

    Saturday May 3, 2-5pm as part of Dogwood Festival 2014 The 29th annual Dogwood Festival celebrates the richness and diversity of the Coshocton County visual arts scene with a new 5K Urban Art Walk event.  The Walk will wend a way through downtown Coshocton, across the three rivers, to Roscoe Village with stops at six arts venues. From 2-5pm Saturday, May 3, a selection of food will be served at each stop to keep walkers (or drivers as the case may be) energized. The local shopping experience thrives on the personalities of the staff.  Trekkers will not be disappointed here; all proprietors on this walk are artists in their own…