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The City of Pickering and PineRidge Arts Council are excited to welcome back Artfest in Esplanade Park, sponsored by TD Bank Group! Please join us on May 27, 2023 from 11:00 am until 5:00 pm for artisan market, demonstrations, activities, live performances and music.

Stage Schedule

11:00 am | Unveiling of Reflections Garden and Ribbon Cutting of "Reflections Garden " by Studio F Minus
11:30 am | Pickering Community Concert Band
12:30 pm | Dan the Music Man
1:00 pm | Mariah Miigwans - Traditional Indigenous Hoop Dance, brough to you by TD
1:30 pm | Girl Pow-R
2:00 pm | WonderPhil Magician
2:30 pm | Life of Exile Band from Father Leo J Austin CSS
3:00 pm | Indigenous Drumming by Kylie Soundy, Nitaway – “Sings with Spirits” and Maxwell Soundy Gizzahawe Makwa – “Loud Bear”, brought to you by TD
3:30 pm | Maggie Haze, Hula Hoop Performance
4:00 pm | Afiwi Groove - Drumming and Dance Workshop
4:30 pm | Kick up a Fuss Cloggers



✸ Courtyard
✤ Roaming

✸ 11:00 - 11:30 am | Zahra's School of Middle Eastern Dance
✸ 12:00 - 2:00 pm & 3:00 - 4:00 pm | "Under Construction" by James Knott, Performance Installation Art, brought to you by Geranium
✸ 2:00 - 3:00 pm | Denise Lester Dance Academy
✤ 2:00 - 5:00 pm | Katie's Court
✤ 2:00 - 5:00 pm | Silver Elvis
✸ 4:30 - 5:00 pm | Shakkoi Hibbert



11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Free Teen/PAC4Teens | Mini Community Murals
City of Pickering Camps | Hand Print Craft Tree, Rock Painting, Peace Plates & Rainbow Craft
Crock-A-Doodle | Pottery Demo and Free Painting Sessions
Pickering Public Library | Cardboard Community
Station Gallery | Acrylic Painting and Sponging Techniques
Durham Catholic District Secondary School Board | Student Art Show
PineRidge Arts Council | Mask Magic (create your own mask!) and Painting Party (for adults!)
Open Studio | Be the Subject Be the Artists (artists drawing guests!) 
Durham Potter's Guild | Clay Hand Building and Wheel Throwing
LivingRoom Community Arts Studio | Cardboard Community
Destination Pickering | Games, Communications, Lost Child
GOfacepaint| Free Face Painting
Clarehaven Estates | Button Making
Pickering Garden Club | Plant Sale



Presented in Partnership by

City of Pickering    Pine Ridge Arts Council    Free Teen Stuff      Pickering Public Library       Open Studio       PAC4Teens             Durham Catholic School Board            Living Room Arts Studio       Station Gallery          Durham Potter's Guild      Crock-a-Doodle    Clarehaven Estates   Pickering Garden Club

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