A full slate of fun and interactive events are planned for the Lemon Tree this April. From painting to singing to reading poetry, or just enjoying a glass of fine Virginia wine, the Lemon Tree is the place to be this April.
Tuesday April 4, 2017 Art From Your Heart…Remove Yourself From Reality
7-9 pm $35/ RSVP
A wine and design art gathering. We will provide wine and canvas, paint( acrylics), instructor Clelia Sheppard and dessert. It will be abstract painting. No skill necessary…just have a good time! Delve into the color and free your spirit.
Thursday April 6, 2017: Poetry Salon with The Bard of Machipongo, Ken Sutton
12:30-2 pm Every 1st Thursday
Create. Recite. Listen. Free and Open to Public. Coffee and light nibbles will be served.
Lemon Tree is supportive of all kinds of creative expression! For the love of words, here’s an opportunity to gather and exchange ideas. A poetry salon to amuse, refine your tastes and increase your knowledge through conversation.
Are you looking for a poetry challenge? Feel a need to deepen your writing practice? Why not bounce your ideas off of other poets and writers? Appreciate poetry? Come listen to passionate poets express themselves through their craft.
Friday April 7, 2017 Meher Strings: 6-8 pm
“If music be the food of love, play on, Give me excess of it.” – William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night “Come over to Lemon Tree for this FREE event and soak up some good old-fashioned classical music bliss! Featuring a trio of wonderful musicians who are joining us from the other side of the water: Leslie Savvas, violin, Elizabeth Trahadias, viola, and Charles Cook, cello. Let’s show them a warm welcome and enjoy a drink to celebrate the end of the week.
Free. Cash bar. Complimentary refreshments.
Tuesday April 11, 2017: Paint Break 1:30-3:00 pm $35
Join artist /instructor Clelia Sheppard for a wine and design art gathering. It’s time for a creative break! Why not? Put down the brushes and pick up a knife- a palette knife, that is. Let your emotions flow. Let the knife empower you. Wield it with gusto. Don’t worry this knife won’t cut unless you’re trying to cut out stress! We will provide wine and canvas, paint, and light appetizers.
Thursday April 13, 2017 Tony Sacco’s 90th Birthday Party 1 pm
Everyone Welcome. Help us celebrate an Eastern Shore legend. Happy 90th Birthday, Mr. Sacco.
Friday April 14, 2017: No Flatfooting in the evening in observance of Good Friday
Tuesday April 18, 2017 Paint a Piece: Upcycling 1:30-3:00 pm $35
Join artist /instructor Clelia Sheppard for a wine and design paint gathering. Rejuvenate vintage furniture and thrift store finds with paints and designs. Small pieces of furniture and decorative accents will be provided for your selection along with wine and light appetizers. Call or email to register:757-331-4327 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday April 20,2017 Paint A Poem Event with Ken Sutton and Clelia Sheppard
Interactive art. The opposite of an ekphrastic poem. An ekphrastic poem is a vivid description of a scene or, more commonly, a work of art. This will be a poem inspired painting. The poem will be unrevealed in the moment and artists will have time to paint what the poem expresses. Appreciation, sharing and light refreshments afterwards. Call or email for details: 757-331-4327 or email@example.com
Friday April 21, 2017: Open Mic Night 6- 8 pm
Fridays at Lemon Tree Gallery presents Open Mic Night every 3rd Friday.
Welcoming musicians, poets, comedians and performers! We’ve got a stage and a warm receptive audience, complimentary refreshments and a cash bar. Come out and show us your what you’ve got or be surprised by your neighbors’ hidden talents! Complimentary refreshments/cash bar.
301 Mason Ave. Contact: 757-331-4327 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
Saturday April 22, 2017: Earth Day “Gifts from the Earth” with Marian Schweighofer
11 am – 1 pm Free.
Marian is an eclectic scavenger and produces lamps, sculptures, furniture, mosaics and a variety of decorative arts from material often found in nature. She’ll be here to discuss how she comes up with her ideas and to inspire you to have a new perspective of found objects.
Friday April 28, 2017: Acoustic Karaoke with Terry Flynn 6-8 pm.
Acoustic karaoke is a lot of fun. It’s a glorified sing-along where we provide a song list to choose from, the song lyrics, an acoustic guitar player and you sing the songs! You get your moment in the sun with a live guitar player to back you up. Shots of courage for anyone who needs it. 301 Mason Ave. Contact: 757-331-4327 or email@example.com for more details. Free admission. Complimentary refreshments/cash bar.
Saturday April 29, 2017: Bee Haven: A Presentation by the Beekeepers Guild of the Eastern Shore 11 am- 12 pm Free
Join us for an informative morning with Russell Vreeland of the Beekeepers Guild of the Eastern Shore. Russell will be giving a presentation all about the bees in our midst. Information will be given on attracting pollinators to your yard and about what to do if you see a swarm or have unwanted bees in a residence/building. Free and open to the public. Complimentary coffee and pastries will be served. Call or email for more information. 757-331-4327 or firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information about BGES visit their website: http://www.bgesva.org/