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Sat, Sep 14


The Lodge on Amherst Island

Dry Stone Festival 2019 - The Lodge on Amherst Island!

Dry Stone Canada is pleased to announce that we are going back to Amherst Island for our 2019 festival. Our host is The Lodge on Amherst Island. Open to the public, the festival features international guest wallers and practical workshops including carving, walling, and dry stone restoration.

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Dry Stone Festival 2019 - The Lodge on Amherst Island!
Dry Stone Festival 2019 - The Lodge on Amherst Island!

Time & Location

Sep 14, 2019, 8:30 a.m. – Sep 15, 2019, 4:30 p.m.

The Lodge on Amherst Island, 320 McDonalds Ln, Stella, ON K0H 1G0, Canada

About the event

Our 2019 theme highlights island landscapes and dry stone walling craft and tradition. As always, the two-day festival is a mix of international guests, Dry Stone Canada members, local supporters, and our walling community. The general public is welcome! Watch master wallers create a bayside seating area, check out the carving workshop under the pines, our curved wave wall workshop, and our historic restoration workshop close to The Lodge and our partner the Neilson Store Museum and Cultural Centre. The festival includes Amherst Island food and craft vendors, heritage and community booths, and a children's/youth waller area! Find some shade at our presentation tent and check slideshows of Canadian and International projects. Visit our Dry Stone Interpretation and Learning Centre for photos, posters, games, and information on dry stone craft and structures worldwide, and tour the walls of Amherst Island! 

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