Tuesday, 18 October 2011

Festival Photos

We are posting photographs from this year's N.S. Fibre Arts Festival on the "Festival Photos" page of this blog.  Click on the grey tab at the top of the page to see some of the fun things which took place!

Wednesday, 12 October 2011

Dinner & Exhibit Bella’s Café

Dinner & Exhibit Bella’s Café with Brenda Clarke 

Thursday Oct 13th  117 Victoria Street East

6:30 reception, 7:30 dinner            


Appetizer choices

Chicken consommé under a golden dome of puff-pastry

Fresh baby spinach topped with crumbled goat cheese, toasted almonds and raspberry vinaigrette                                       

Main course choices
Pan seared pork tenderloin topped with a wild mushroom demi glace

Phyllo wrapped haddock filet topped with spinach, scallop, shrimp accented with a dill cream sauce
Dessert choices
Traditional bread pudding
Black forest cake
$32.00 plus tax                                                                                            
Please call for reservations  660-3090

Tuesday, 11 October 2011

N.S. Fibre Arts Festival Headquarters

New for 2011 - Fibre Arts Festival Headquarters
Mrs. Pugsley's Emporium, 50 Victoria Street will be open from Tuesday, October 11 to Saturday, October 15 daily at 10:00 am.  Drop by for event or location information, fibre arts displays, free wi-fi, or just to hang out in a relaxed and cosy setting.

Tuesday, 20 September 2011

Opening Celebration

Opening Celebration:
Opening Celebration -  4th Annual Fibre Arts Festival
Tuesday, Oct 11, 7:00 - 8:30pm
Tantramar Theatre, 98 Victoria Street East

This event provides an opportunity to welcome all  fibre participants, artists and vendors to celebrate the 4th Fibre Arts Festival in downtown Amherst.  An official welcome from the host committee with greetings from Robert Small, Mayor of Amherst; as well as festival sponsors:  Downtown Amherst Revitalization Society (DARS) and Cumberland Regional Economic Development Association (CREDA).The evening will showcase local artists displaying their fibre art along with other displays of interest.  The Opening Celebration is a relaxed event that encourages conversation and interaction with participants who share an interest in fibre art. Refreshments will be served and committee personal will be available with information regarding the festival and to answer your questions. Look forward to seeing you in downtown Amherst, a great creative community obsessed with Fibre! Please RSVP: coordinator@fibreartsfestival.com 

Tuesday, 6 September 2011

Fibre Walk

The Fibre Arts Festival will be hosting a Fibre Walk (a fibre based art walk) in downtown Amherst during the Fibre Arts Festival this year.  2-3 pieces of work will be displayed in a downtown business for the festival to allow festival goers to visit the shops and services at their own pace and see some of the talent that this area has to offer.  Fibre artists of all ages, experience and ability are encouraged to participate.  If you or someone you know would like to have your work displayed contact Andrew MacGregor at amacgregor@amherst.ca or 902-667-3352

Tuesday, 16 August 2011


Welcome to the blog of the Nova Scotia Fibre Arts Festival, held annually in Amherst, Nova Scotia.  While we are busy getting this site stitched together, please take a moment and visit our main web site.  Remember to check back here soon for more Festival news and updates!