- Saturday Evening
April 1, 2020
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
This event is being rescheduled.
Share your stone work for your own 10 minutes of Fame!
Finishing one of the best pieces of stone work in your career is a great feeling. You put your heart and soul into placing each and every rock and can now step back to enjoy a sense of pride and accomplishment. The only thing left to do is to share the product of your hard work and craftsmanship with others. Well…here is your big chance! “Rock Your 10” is a part of the program at the upcoming Stone Trust’s 10 year anniversary celebration. In this part of the show each person is given 10 minutes on the big stage to share their work with fellow artists & newcomers alike. Everyone is invited to watch! Here are the details…
- Your talk needs to be 10 minutes or less (approximately 10 images).
- Think about sharing the projects’ backstories with co-collaborators involved, why you are proud, challenges you faced, lessons you learned and why you love working with stone, or stone wall photos from your travels
- You must submit photos of work to Brian Post by 5/15/20
- Come prepared to rock your 10 min of fame!
The Stone Trust’s mission is to preserve and advance the art and craft of dry stone walling so this is a fantastic opportunity to further that cause and inspire others with your work, please consider taking on this challenge! Space for presenters is limited to just 16 people on a first come bases, so don’t delay in signing up if you want to be a presenter!
This event will be informal, friendly, fun and supportive! It will take place in the Event Room/Apple packing Barn at Scott Farm.
TJ Mora will be making his amazing paella for dinner! BYOB and donate a few dollars for food.
Free to attend for presenters and audience alike!
Part 5 of 7 of our 10th Anniversary Celebration!
JOIN US IN
CELEBRATING 10 YEARS!!!
(Register for each part separately using the links below)
WORKSHOPS AND WALLING:
May 20 – 22: Curved Wall and Cheek End Feature Build Workshop. Wed – Fri, 9am-5pm each day. Run as a combined 5.20 Feature Build Workshop and 4.70 advanced walling day for certified wallers. Team up and learn loads! Some course requirements required.
May 23 & 24: Slate Sphere Feature Build. Sat & Sun, 9am-5pm each day. Run as a combined 5.20 Feature Build Workshop and 4.70 advanced walling day for certified wallers. Team up and learn loads! Some course requirements required.
May 23 & 24: 1.20 Two-day Introduction to Dry Stone Walling Course. Sat & Sun, 9am-5pm each day. Learn how to build dry stone walls and be part of the excitement of the 10th anniversary events. No experience needed.
May 25: Tour of local stone features. Sunday, anytime. Take a self guided tour of local dry stone walls, features, and more! Take a map with you and enjoy the day.
Friday, May 22, 7 – 9pm. 10 Years of The Stone Trust Celebration Evening. Join us at the Scott Farm Apple Barn to celebrate 10 years! Mingle with wallers, supporters and volunteers. Hors d’oeuvres and camaraderie in a casual setting.
Saturday, May 23, 6 – 9pm. Rock Your 10! Sixteen 10 minute presentations of work by professional and amateur wallers and stone workers. Take to the stage yourself, or just come and watch. While you watch, enjoy TJ Mora’s Paella and more!
Sunday, May 24, 7 – 9pm. A Conversation with Dan Snow and Whitney Brown. Join us for a delightful evening presentation in the form of slide shows and back and forth dialog with two dry stone wallers, artisans, and authors. This event is a joint fundraiser between the Latchis Arts and The Stone Trust.
Header image above features work from left to right by Brian Fairfield, Jamie Masefield, TJ Mora, Fran Hammond and Mark Jurus.
Venue: The Stone Trust Center
Venue Phone: (802) 952-8600
Venue Website: thestonetrust.orgAddress:
Located on Scott Farm, The Stone Trust Center is home to North America’s only indoor dry stone walling training and certification facility. Outside is the Master Feature Park with all the features that can be used in the Advanced and Master Craftsman tests. There is also a mini walling park where visitors can practice stacking small stones at table height.
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The Landmark Trust USA has 3 restored historic homes available as places to stay. The Sugarhouse sleeps 2, the Kipling Carriage House sleeps 4, and the Dutton Farm House sleeps 8 people. All of these places to stay are with in a mile and a half of the The Stone Trust Center. If coming with a group please check for availability.