BELFAST — Come create costumes and banners out of natural materials for the Farm & Forest Fiber Flannel Runway Fashion, which will be take place Valentine's Day, Friday Feb. 14. All ages and abilities welcome.
Costume creation days will be Saturdays, January 25, and February 1 and 8, from 1 - 4 p.m., at the Belfast Fiberarts Studio, 171 High Street, Belfast. Click here for the Facebook link.
The Farm & Forest Fiber Flannel Runway Fashion show is a celebration of the working people, land and water of Midcoast Maine. The show will open with someone offering a land and water blessing, and sharing about the history of Wabanaki people on this land.
“There will be a giant snail moving across the runway verrrrry slowly with a sign reading ‘Slow Fashion’ ... when the snail reaches the other side, the show will be over,” said organizers, in a news release.
There will be people wearing flannel shirts and pajamas dancing, farmers, artists, crafters and fisherfolk carrying tools of their trades, folks in deerskin, an Evergreen Queen, giant vegetables, local knitted woolens, bark, shells, seaweed ... whatever is dreamed up.
The fashion show is part of a big family-friendly February FUNraiser at the Belfast American Legion Hall on Friday, Feb. 14, from 4 - 11 p.m. Check out the event on Facebook here.
The FUNraiser includes: Work Songs with Bennett Konesni, fiber arts for all ages with Alice Seeger of Belfast Fiberarts, local fare and foraged finger foods, a Farm & Forest Fiber Flannel Runway Fashion Show, a Contra Dance with The Love Bugs and John McIntire calling, a Funk Dance Party with the band Bottomed-Out Funk, a poetry booth and chocolates made by kids.
The Febraury FUNraiser is put on by Belfast Adventure Education, a three-day-a-week homeschool enrichment program learning through place based skill building, community connections, lived experience, and integration through the arts. The program will be starting up October 7, 2020.
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