T.W. Shoemaker Art Gallery 312 Wyoming Avenue Wyoming, PA 18644 4:00PM – 8:00PM
Meeting of the Art Waters officially opens to the public! Please join us; participating artists will be available to answer questions. The reception will feature wines from Frederick Wildman & Sons and cheeses from igourmet.com, a locally based business. If you are planning on attending the opening please RSVP.
Unfortunately we have to pack up shop, however the exhibition will remain on-line right here. Prints will be available for purchase in limited editions of (15), a catalog of the entire show will be available as well. Please make sure to keep checking back, you never know Meeting of the Art Waters may be coming to a city near you.
We have put together a summary below, but please feel free to contact us if you need information and we will be happy to help.
Places To Stay: Bed and breakfasts: The Frederick Stegmaier Mansion, 304 S. Franklin St. Wilkes-Barre, 18702 Ph: 570-823-9372 Bischwind, 1 Coach Rd., Bear Creek, 18602 Ph: 570-332-8241 Sign of the Rose, 501 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, 18702 Ph: 570-824-1022 Hotels: East Mountain Inn (Best Western), The Woodlands Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Econo Lodge, Hampton Inn, Comfort Inn
Ideas for Weekend Activities: Nature Walks & Biking: RiverCommons, anyplace on the levee system, Francis Slocum Park (also for fishing, boating), The Seven Tubs Nature Area, Rickett’s Glen, Francis E. Walter Dam, Nescopeck Park, Lehigh Gorge. Golfing: Lots of places to golf and there is always Mohegan Sun casino. Historical Attractions: The Dennison House and the Swetland Homestead. There is a fun exhibit at the Luzerne County Historical Society on Planters Peanuts. Volunteer: Falls-Harding River Clean-up on Saturday, April 21 and Sunday, April 22 spearheaded by the North Branch Land Trust, one of our beneficiaries. Some of our other local favorites include the dairy (The Lands at Hillside), a 10-15 min drive from the gallery and J.C. Townend (an old hardware store now serves as an antique shop) at 7th St & Wyoming Ave. Last but not least, there is the Wilkes-Barre Community Bike Share program … we even wrote about it on our blog!