Fête Frissons - Winterlude in Orléans 2019

Presented by: Shenkman Arts Centre in partnership with MIFO and the Heart of Orléans BIA

Saturday, February 2, 2019 from 10 am to 2 pm

Don’t fight the frost, fête the frost! Join us and celebrate a winter day full of family fun! Take in complimentary music, face-painting, arts and crafts, circus-performers, stories, dancing and outdoor fun in the snow! Stay a while and enjoy a delicious $6 mac and cheese or taco prepared by Orléans’ very own Meatings Barbecue and treat yourself to a Canadian classic - maple taffy!

Our main stage will get you moving with:
  • Geneviève RB and Alain Barbeau: Francophone singer-songwriter folk duo
  • Suzan Lavertu and Eric Sarah: Afro-Caribbean song/djembe and dance
  • Rhonda Doxtator: Hoop dancer from the Oneida nation of Southern Ontario
  • Galitcha: World Music of East Indian drums along with Bollywood dance
  • Meet with the Code Squad for hands-on learning with interactive technology - like tech stations and programmable robotics by Canada Learning Code
  • You won’t want to miss the ‘Winter Explorer’ stilt animation by Ottawa Stilt Union
  • Let’s put some colour into your winter! Join the Ottawa School of Art team to create your very own mosaic winter scene with colourful tissue paper
  • Learn how to make your own square-birch-bark basket with beaded handles along with Lili Miller, artist and member of Wolastoq First Nation
  • Curl up in our cozy east-end corner and hear stories and poems by Ottawa School of Theatre students
  • Bring your stories to life with puppets on the Ottawa School of Theatre's stage
  • Help colour in a giant colouring page with Community Engaged Artist, Brenda Dunn
  • Prepare to be painted! Everyone loves face painting with LynneART Face and Body Art. Then choose a costume from the Ottawa School of Theatre’s tickle trunk and use some props to create a unique selfie
  • Come play outside with staff and volunteers from the Bob McQuarrie Recreation Complex and the Ruddy Family YMCA-YWCA, our outdoor play ambassadors!
  • Enjoy maple taffy on snow as a delicious treat and learn more about the history of maple syrup production with the Cumberland Heritage Village Museum
Admission and activities are complimentary unless otherwise specified

Schedule

Upper Lobby 
  • 10 am to 2 pm
    • Bring your stories to life using puppets with Ottawa School of Theatre
    • Take a unique selfie using the Ottawa School of Theatre’s costume trunk
    • Enter for your chance to win tickets to an upcoming performance when visiting the SAC or MIFO booth
  • 11 am to 1:30 pm
    • Meatings Barbecue serving up mac and cheese, and tacos
  • 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
    • Winter Explorer stilt animation by Ottawa Stilt Union
Upper Lobby - near Guest Services
  • 10 am to 2 pm
    • Face painting with LynneART
    • Mosaic a winter scene using tissue paper with Ottawa School of Art
  • 10:30 am to 1:30 pm
    • Curl up and hear stories and poems by Ottawa School of Theatre students
Outside on the Agora
  • 10 am to 2 pm
    • Winter fun with Bob MacQuarrie Recreation Complex and Ruddy Family YMCA/YWCA
    • Maple syrup production with Cumberland Heritage Village Museum
Lower Lobby Stage
  • 10:15 am to 10:45 am
    • Geneviève RB and Alain Barbeau: Francophone singer-songwriter folk duo
  • 11:15 am to 11:45 am
    • Suzan Lavertu and Eric Sarah: Afro-Caribbean song/djembe and dance
  • 12:15 pm to 12:45 pm
    • Rhonda Doxtator: Hoop dancer from the Oneida nation of Southern Ontario
  • 1:15 pm to 1:45 pm
    • Galitcha: World Music with East Indian drums along with Bollywood dance
Lower Lobby
  • 10 am to 2 pm
    • Meet the Code Squad for fun with technology and robotics
    • Face painting with LynneART
    • Make birch bark baskets with personalized beaded handles with Lili Miller
    • Help colour-in a giant colouring page with Brenda Dunn
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Ages: All ages
Language: English and French
Tickets (all-in price): Free Admission


Venue: Various
Genre: Family, Variety, Special Event, Community


February 02 at 10:00 am