Join us Sunday, Nov 12th for a needle felting workshop led by Amy Wulfing-Norton from 2 - 5 pm. $50 per person includes the 3 hour class and materials. During this class you will learn the basics of needle felting a 3 dimensional figure using Going Gnome!'s popular kit.
This jolly fellow is sure to delight, a thrown back to by gone years when things were simpler Great class to explore needle felting and make an adorable St. Nicholas. We will also have additional felting kits and supplies available in the shop for 15% off during the event for attendees. Learn a new craft and make beautiful handmade gifts!
This is an adult beginner level workshop. Limited seats available!
We are SUPER excited and honored to have the band, Miss Guided Angels, release their new single, "Lost -n-Found" and accompaning music video at the Sparkle Barn!
$10 cover gets you a download card for
both audio and video files, as well as a copy of the live show.
Here's the scoop:
Rutland musician George Nostrand's newest project, the band Miss Guided Angels, will release a single and music video for the song "Lost-n-Found." The song, written by George Nostrand also features Killington's Joey Leone on lead guitar, Shrewsbury's Marcos Levy on keys, Jesse Hongisto on bass and Bob Campbell on percussion with Lisa Gardner and Phil Henry singing backup vocals. The song and video were recorded by Phil Henry. Doors at 7 p.m. Music at 8 p.m. and the video will be shown at aprox. 8:45 p.m.
Celeste Walker: Solo Exhibition and House Concert
Join us for a cozy, intimate evening of acoustic Celtic, French-Canadian, Old-Timey, and Shape-note music. Céleste Walker of Spindrift Studio will share songs in Gaelic, French, Scots, and a variety of English accents accompanied by guitar, Shruti, and bones along with a little fiddling. She'll also present a collection of her Saori and transparency weavings and other eclectic art for entertainment or sale. Céleste is an internationally published author, textile artist, farmer, and traditional musician residing in Rutland and her quirky imagination.
Vermont Open Studio Weekend - Stacy Harshman Art
Artist and Sparkle Barn owner Stacy Harshman will be showing her work and giving demonstrations on how she paints on glass and incorporates dried and pressed flowers in her artwork.
Artist Peter Huntoon and Tradewinds 2.0 Jam
You probably know Peter Huntoon's art, but did you know he's in a band, too? After 20 years anchored in port, Tradewinds 2.0 has once again set sail, complete with the original well-seasoned crew.
This flavorful four-piece band plays a variety of good-vibe acoustic rock tunes that will have you singing along and tapping your toes. Their song list includes favorites by Jimmy Buffet, Van Morrison, The Band, Jackson Browne, Eagles, Tom Petty, Gordon Lightfoot, and more.
Come join us for some great music and fun! Come by anytime!
short film fest
“Fly By Night” The story of thousands of pigeons and the man who made them stars
“The Strangest Sights Cassini Saw -- Postcards from Saturn” by NPR
“Ink in Motion” by Macro Room
“The Beauty of Pollination” by Louie Schwartzberg, Moving Art
“We Share a Connection With Stone” Tate Short with Andy Goldsworthy
30 Days Timelapse at Sea Through Thunderstorms, Torrential Rain and Busy Traffic.
"Shiny Dumpling" – An artist transforms balls of dirt into beautiful, shiny spheres
"Art Out of Nature" – Part of BBC Documentary
"The Longest Way 1.0" - Walk Through China and Grow a Beard – a photo everyday timelapse
"Boundin" - animated short by Pixar
sparkle barn band + browse & short film fest
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