Category: Arts Buzz

The arts are alive and well in Mineola. From the Lake Country Playhouse to the Mineola League of the Arts to other organizations, Mineola has a diverse arts community. This section is an accumulation of posts regarding the arts community in our town.

Charlotte Wharton Workshop

Originally posted on April 3, 2012 @ 11:07 amArtist, Charlotte Wharton will be hosting a 5 day workshop in plein air at the Mineola League of the Arts on May 7-11 from 9:00am to 4:00pm.  You will learn how to…

The Importance of Being Earnest

Originally posted on February 21, 2011 @ 7:40 pmOne of the nice things about performing a play that is in the public domain is that we can post it online without copyright considerations. To that end, below is the Lake…

Art Camp at Mineola League of the Arts

Pastels class

144 children between the ages of six and 12 are exploring their creativity this week at the Mineola League of the Arts Art Camp. Every room at the League of the Arts building is full of children from 8:30 to noon as they explore dance, graphite drawing, acrylic painting, pastel drawing, encaustic painting, and weaving. League members are volunteering their time and expertise to teach the kids.

I Spy Quilt

Originally posted on January 26, 2012 @ 12:03 pmQuilter, Lynn Astumian will be demonstrating a quick and easy “I Spy” quilt on Saturday, May 12th from 9:30am to 3:30pm.  Novelty packs are available for purchase for $10.00 from Lynn.  Fees…

North Johnson St. Gypsy Market

Originally posted on June 10, 2009 @ 4:32 pmOn July 25, the Mineola Gypsy Market will happen for the first time. This is a one-day event that is being put together by some of the merchants on north Johnson St.…

Warehouse of Terror Up an Running

Originally posted on October 12, 2009 @ 11:26 pmMineola’s Warehouse of Terror opened Saturday, October 10th with a bang. The cold, drizzly night didn’t keep a good number of people from getting the bejeezus scared out of them. The Warehouse…

Mineola Christmas Parade

Originally posted on December 6, 2009 @ 12:01 amThis year’s Christmas parade was December 5th. The parade was narrated by Charlotte Hall, manager of the Mineola Civic Center. The parade is sponsored by the Mineola Chamber of Commerce. Part One:…

Unique Quilt Class

Originally posted on January 26, 2012 @ 11:59 amJoyce Hurlburt from Arkansas will be demonstrating on Friday, April 27th a unique paper piecing technique (with no paper to tear off)  in making quilt tops.  This technique will work with any paper piecing…

FlickerKing Set to Open October 12th

Originally posted on October 2, 2009 @ 8:42 am Theater goers in Mineola and the surrounding area will have something different to see later this month. FlickerKing, a play written and produced by local Mineola resident, Mathew Brian, will open…

Battle of the Bands Winner

Originally posted on October 8, 2011 @ 10:02 pmTruffula Tree from Tyler won the Mineola Gypsy Market 2011 Battle of the Bands on Saturday, October 8th. Eight bands competed, but in the end it was Truffula Tree that took home…