Light up the Hills

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“The Hills are alive with art, light, and music!

Join us on September 22, 2017 from 7:30-9:30 pm in the Westhills community for the third annual Light Up the Hills festival. Light Up the Hills is a family-friendly outdoor festival of light presented by the West Shore Arts Council and Westhills. Held after dark, featured illuminated artworks will create a spectacular glowing effect throughout the community. Event participants will walk along a designated path, passing by various performances and artworks, and using hand-made lanterns to guide their way. This community-focused event aims to showcase the creativity of local artists, musicians, and performers.”

Free and open to the public!

FEATURED ARTWORKS AND PERFORMERS 

Art Installations:

  • The Phoenix Rainbow by James Insell
  • Luminous Grove by Joshua Schmidt (Luminous Forest Project)
  • Aurora by Limbic Media
  • Love Begets Love by Gabrielle Odowichuk and Marie Specht
  • Illuminus 2.0 by Cam Bremner and Chris Lamb

Performers:

  • Aerial circus artists Kaelyn Schmitt and Sarah Scheunhage
  • Kaleidoscope Theatre for Young People
  • The Quicksbottom Morris dancers.
  • Maple Leaf School of Russian Ballet.
  • Victoria Conservatory of Music
  • June and July, featuring Ben Darwin
  • Allison Marshall, harpist

Parking will be available at Belmont Secondary School and at the Westhills YMCA. For those with small children or mobility issues, a trolley service will be circulating from Belmont, to the YMCA, and past Westhills Park.

RSVP on the Facebook event page!

 

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