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Be Here! Kenan Center Calendar of Events

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November 2016

November 1-13
GALLERY. Niagara Frontier Watercolor Society National Exhibit. Gallery hours: M-F, noon-5 pm; Sat & Sun, 2-5 pm.

November 5
KENAN SPEAKER SERIES. Featuring noted author, speaker and independent scholar of American religion and culture Diana Butler Bass. $10 general/$5 student advance. $12/$7 at the door.

November 8
THEATER. Defiant Monkey Improv Jam. 7 pm. Taylor Theater.

November 9
THEATER. Defiant Monkey Improv. 7 pm. Taylor Theater.

November 18-20
SPECIAL EVENT. Holiday Gift Show. Friday, 5-9 pm; Saturday, 10 am-5 pm; Sunday, 11 am-5 pm. Kenan Center House, Education Building & Taylor Theater. $4 admission.

December 2016

December 2 & 3
PERFORMANCE. Tidings of Comfort & Jazz. Featuring with What Would Mingus Do?, performing seasonal favorites with a swinging, hard bop twist. 7:30-9:30 pm. Taylor Theater. $15/$10 Kenan members.

December 6
THEATER. Defiant Monkey Improv Jam. 7 pm. Taylor Theater.

December 7
THEATER. Defiant Monkey Improv. 7 pm. Taylor Theater.

December 11
SPECIAL EVENT. Pajamas & Stories with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Crafts, holiday games, special treats, and surpise story time when Santa & Mrs. Claus arrive at 5 pm. $5/child. 4-7 pm. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

December 11
SPECIAL EVENT. Knead to Know Breadmaking. For adults: $20/person includes refreshments and all supplies. Advance registration required by calling 433-2617 or visit the Kenan Center Business Office.

January 2017

January 3
THEATER. Defiant Monkey Improv Jam. 7 pm. Taylor Theater.

January 4
THEATER. Defiant Monkey Improv Performance. 7 pm. Taylor Theater.

January 8
GALLERY. Celebrating Alice Pomroy Kenan: Women Artists of Western New York. Opening reception, 2-5 pm. Gallery hours: M-F, noon-5 pm; Sat & Sun, 2-5 pm. Through February 12.

January 10
ARTS PROGRAM. Hosted by Kenan Arts Council. 12:15 pm.

January 12
QUILTERS' MEETING & PROGRAM. Linda Davis Troubleshooting Lecture "What Now?" 7 pm.

January 14
QUILTERS' WORKSHOP. Double Wedding Ring Quilt with Linda Fike. Class size: 20. Members $10, Non-members $15. Quilt Smart pattern extra. 9 am-3 pm.

January 15
SPECIAL EVENT. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration. 1 pm. Taylor Theater.

January 28
SPECIAL EVENT. 6th Annual Niagara Wine & Beer Tasting Fest. 5-9 pm. More than 30 wineries, breweries, restaurants and specialty food vendors, live music, basket raffle, 50/50 split. Wine by the bottle for sale. $25/general/$50 VIP presale. $35 at the door. Ticket includes tasting journal, souvenir glass, and $5 food voucher. Kenan Center Arena. Visit www.NiagaraWineAndBeerFest.com for details and link to purchase tickets online.

February 2017

February 1-12
GALLERY. Celebrating Alice Pomroy Kenan: Women Artists of Western New York. Gallery hours: M-F, noon-5 pm; Sat & Sun, 2-5 pm.

February 4
QUILTERS' WORKSHOP. Part 1 - Judy Niemeyer Paper Piecing Technique with Barb Miller of Mt. Pleasant Quilt Shop. Class Size: 20. Members $10, Non-members $15. Pattern extra. 9 am-3 pm.

February 7
THEATER. Defiant Monkey Improv Jam. 7 pm. Taylor Theater.

February 8
THEATER. Defiant Monkey Improv Performance. 7 pm. Taylor Theater.

February 9
QUILTERS' MEETING & PROGRAM. Selecting Batting, Interfacing & Stabilizer w/Joann Fabrics. 7 pm.

February 11
KENAN SPEAKER SERIES. Jeremy Begbie. Author, musician, and professor at Duke Divinity School.

February 13
PROGRAM. Paints Uncorked. Create a painting while sipping wine. $25/person. 21 and over. 7-9 PM. Reservation required.

February 14
ARTS PROGRAM. Photographer Dennis Stierer. Hosted by Kenan Arts Council. 12:15 pm.

February 19
GALLERY. Buffalo Society of Artists Spring Exhibit. Gallery hours: M-F, noon-5 pm; Sat & Sun, 2-5 pm. Through March 26.

February 27
PROGRAM. Paints Uncorked. Create a painting while sipping wine. $25/person. 21 and over. 7-9 PM. Reservation required.

March 2017

March 1-26
GALLERY. Buffalo Society of Artists Spring Exhibit. Gallery hours: M-F, noon-5 pm; Sat & Sun, 2-5 pm.

March 7
THEATER. Defiant Monkey Improv Jam. 7 pm. Taylor Theater.

March 8
THEATER. Defiant Monkey Improv Performance. 7 pm. Taylor Theater.

March 9
QUILTERS' MEETING & PROGRAM. Birthday Party and charity project. 7 pm.

March 11
QUILTERS' WORKSHOP. Part 2 - Judy Niemeyer Paper Piecing Assembly with Barb Miller Mt. Pleasant Quilt Shop. Class Size: 20. Members $10, Non-members $15. Pattern extra. 9 am-3 pm.

March 13
PROGRAM. Paints Uncorked. Create a painting while sipping wine. $25/person. 21 and over. 7-9 PM. Reservation required.

March 14
ARTS PROGRAM. Defiant Monkey Improv. Hosted by Kenan Arts Council. 12:15 pm.

March 20
PROGRAM. Paints Uncorked. Create a painting while sipping wine. $25/person. 21 and over. 7-9 PM. Reservation required.

April 2017

April 3
PROGRAM. Paints Uncorked. Create a painting while sipping wine. $25/person. 21 and over. 7-9 PM. Reservation required.

April 4
THEATER. Defiant Monkey Improv Jam. 7 pm. Taylor Theater.

April 5
THEATER. Defiant Monkey Improv Performance. 7 pm. Taylor Theater.

April 6
THEATER. Performance TBA. 2 PM. Taylor Theater.

April 7
THEATER. Performance TBA. 7 PM. Taylor Theater.

April 13
QUILTERS' MEETING & PROGRAM. Stitch by Number with Mary Ellen Cannon. 7 pm.

April 15
QUILTERS' WORKSHOP. Accidental Landscapes with Karen Goddard Class Size: 15. Members $10, Non-members $15. Pattern and embellishments included. 9 am-3 pm.

April 17
PROGRAM. Paints Uncorked. Create a painting while sipping wine. $25/person. 21 and over. 7-9 PM. Reservation required.

April 30
GALLERY. Three Generations of Burchfields: Works from the Schoene Collection. Gallery hours: M-F, noon-5 pm; Sat & Sun, 2-5 pm. Through June 16.

May 2017

May 1-31
GALLERY. Three Generations of Burchfields: Works from the Schoene Collection. Gallery hours: M-F, noon-5 pm; Sat & Sun, 2-5 pm. Closed May 27-29 & June 10.Through June 16.

May 2
THEATER. Defiant Monkey Improv Jam. 7 pm. Taylor Theater.

May 3
THEATER. Defiant Monkey Improv Performance. 7 pm. Taylor Theater.

May 5
SPECIAL EVENT. Mom's Night Out Vendor Fair. 5-9 PM. To benefit the Kenan Center Montessori Preschool. Free.

May 8
PROGRAM. Paints Uncorked. Create a painting while sipping wine. $25/person. 21 and over. 7-9 PM. Reservation required.

May 15
PROGRAM. Paints Uncorked. Create a painting while sipping wine. $25/person. 21 and over. 7-9 PM. Reservation required.

May 21
GALLERY. Tea & Tour for Three Generations of Burchfields: Works from the Schoene Collection. 1-3 PM. Collector louise Schoene and guest curator Gerald Mead, speakers. $25. Advance reservations required.

June 2017

June 1-16
GALLERY. Three Generations of Burchfields: Works from the Schoene Collection. Gallery hours: M-F, noon-5 pm; Sat & Sun, 2-5 pm. Closed May 27-29 & June 10.Through June 16.

June 2
SPECIAL EVENT. 47th Annual 100 American Craftsmen Show. 6-9 pm. Kenan Center Arena. Gallery closed.

June 3
SPECIAL EVENT. 47th Annual 100 American Craftsmen Show. 10 am-5 pm. Kenan Center Arena. House Gallery hours: 11 am-5 pm.

June 4
SPECIAL EVENT. 47th Annual 100 American Craftsmen Show. 11 am-5 pm. Kenan Center Arena. House Gallery hours: noon-4 pm.

June 6
THEATER. Defiant Monkey Improv Jam. 7 pm. Taylor Theater.

June 7
THEATER. Defiant Monkey Improv Performance. 7 pm. Taylor Theater.

June 25
GALLERY. Masterworks: Watercolors from the Collection of Gerald Mead. Gallery hours: M-F, noon-5 pm; Sun, 2-5 pm. Through July 30.

July 2017

July1-30
GALLERY. Masterworks: Watercolors from the Collection of Gerald Mead. Gallery hours: M-F, noon-5 pm; Sun, 2-5 pm. Through July 30.

July 5
THEATER. Defiant Monkey Improv Performance. 7 pm. Taylor Theater.

July 8
SPECIAL EVENT. Community Day.

July 8-9
SPECIAL EVENT. Lockport in Bloom. 10 am-4 pm daily.

August 2017

August 1
THEATER. Defiant Monkey Improv Jam. 7 pm. Taylor Theater.

August 2
THEATER. Defiant Monkey Improv Performance. NO EVENT DUE TO HOLIDAY.

August 13
GALLERY. Erie Canal ~ Spirit of Structure: Platinum/Paladium Images by Dennis Stierer and Tillman Crane. Gallery hours: M-F, noon-5 pm; Sun, 2-5 pm. Through Oct. 1.

September 2017

September 1-Oct 1
GALLERY. Erie Canal ~ Spirit of Structure: Platinum/Paladium Images by Dennis Stierer and Tillman Crane. Gallery hours: M-F, noon-5 pm; Sat (after Labor Day) & Sun, 2-5 pm

September 5
THEATER. Defiant Monkey Improv Jam. 7 pm. Taylor Theater.

September 6
THEATER. Defiant Monkey Improv Performance. 7 pm. Taylor Theater.

September 23
SPECIAL EVENT. Kenan Speaker Series presents Sister Joan Chittister. To honor the founders of the Kenan Center. Topic: Radical Christian Life. Reception and booksigning to follow. First Presbyterian Church of Lockport.

October 2017

October 3
THEATER. Defiant Monkey Improv Jam. 7 pm. Taylor Theater.

October 4
THEATER. Defiant Monkey Improv Performance. 7 pm. Taylor Theater.

October 8
GALLERY. Niagara Frontier Watercolor Society Exhibit. Gallery hours: M-F, noon-5 pm; Sat & Sun, 2-5 pm. Through Nov. 12.

November 2017

November 3-5
SPECIAL EVENT. Kenan Quilters' Guild Biennial Quilt Show. 10 am-5 pm. Kenan Arena.

November 7
THEATER. Defiant Monkey Improv Jam. 7 pm. Taylor Theater.

November 8
THEATER. Defiant Monkey Improv Performance. 7 pm. Taylor Theater.

November 17-19
SPECIAL EVENT. Kenan Arts Council Holiday Gift Show. Fri, 5-9 pm; Sat, 10 am-5 pm; Sun, 11 am-5 pm. Kenan House, Taylor Theater and Education Building.

December 2017

December 5
THEATER. Defiant Monkey Improv Jam. 7 pm. Taylor Theater.

December 6
THEATER. Defiant Monkey Improv Performance. 7 pm. Taylor Theater.