The members of the Lakeville Arts Council would like to wish all of our friends a Happy and Healthy 2015!
We would also like to take this opportunity to remind you of a few programs coming up in 2015. Check out the 6 Cultural Programs on
the Cultural Presentation Page and the dates for the Festival and "Made In Lakeville" on the Events Page! Plus read below for all the rules to participate in Chair-ish Your Library!!
Website last updated November 28, 2015
Visit the Lakeville Public Library Great Ponds Gallery Exhibit!
Welcome to the website for the
Lakeville Arts Council (LAC)
This site attempts to share with you our ongoing mission to encourage and support the arts as a vital part of our community. The LAC strives to support all forms of art and culture within our community so everyone can experience its many diverse forms. The LAC accomplishes our mission through various programs.
During the month of November, the Great Ponds Gallery in the Lakeville Public Library at 4 Precinct Street in Lakeville will feature Liesl Dexheimer's "Meshed: Digital and Non-Digital Creations", a combination of digital prints, photography and mixed media as well as examples of engraved wood, glass and ceramic. Liesl uses her graphic design skills and personal artistic ability for commercial engraving as well as new and innovative artworks.
This free exhibit is open to the public from October 29 through December 21. The Lakeville Public Library is open from noon to 8 pm on Mondays; 10 am to 8 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays; 10 am to 6 pm on Wednesdays; and 10 am to 2 pm on Saturdays. It is closed Sundays and Fridays. For additional information please contact the library director at 508.947.9028.
SHOP LOCAL/GIVE LOCAL…BUY A Gift “Made In Lakeville” on Saturday, DECEMBER 5
Together, the Lakeville Arts Council, the
Friends of the Lakeville Public Library, the
Apponequet Boosters, the historic Lakeville
United Church of Christ AND Somethin’s
Brewin’ Book Café hope to make your final
holiday shopping LOCAL, fun, and memorable.
Join ALL of us on Saturday, December 5, between 10AM and 3PM to start your shopping or to complete your shopping list! There will be wreaths, crafts, trees, books, coffee to keep you warm and MORE.
If you are done with your holiday shopping, come on out for the camaraderie and for some food, whether you enjoy a cup of fancy coffee at Somethin’s Brewin’ Book Café or stop at the Lakeville Senior Center for some homemade meat pie courtesy of the Lakeville Arts Council. Whatever your plans are for December 5…squeeze some time in for your local organizations and crafters. We need you to continue our missions and our crafts!
Your stops would include: The ANNUAL holiday craft and gift sale sponsored by the Lakeville Arts Council, “Made in Lakeville,” at the usual TWO locations in Lakeville: the Lakeville Senior Center at 1 Dear Crossing and the Lakeville Public Library at 4 Precinct Street. There will be a variety of Lakeville made ONLY arts and crafts for sale at both locations.
Music is available at three locations: At the COA
location courtesy of the Lakeville Arts Council: music by
Starry Night Duo with Barry Simon on hammered dulcimer
and Patty Simon on flutes and mountain dulcimer between
noon and 1PM and again 1:30PM-2:30PM will entertain
you as you shop and to enjoy some holiday lunch.
While inside the library between and 11AM and 1PM, thanks to the Friends of the Lakeville Public Library, you will be able to enjoy the Ragtime holiday sounds of Jack Radcliffe of New Bedford while you shop and enjoy complimentary cider and holiday treats.
Between 9:30AM and 3PM at the historic Lakeville United Church of Christ you will be able to enjoy the peace and tranquility of the decorated sanctuary with prerecorded music and some homemade gifts for sale.
Before or after the music do not forget to join the fun of the always popular gingerbread house workshop inside the Children’s Activity Room at the Library between 10AM and 1PM. All materials for this activity will be provided by the Friends of the Library.
And don’t forget to support the Apponequet
Boosters by purchasing a tree or a wreath
or both at their annual sale held at the Old
Town House on Saturday, Dec 5 between
10AM and 3PM and again Sunday, Dec 6, IF they do not sell everything on Saturday!!!
o Somethin’s Brewin’ Book Café doesn’t want to be left out of all the festivities. Rumor has it one or two of Santa’s helpers may be spotted inside the Café during the day to welcome visitors and to spread holiday cheer! Be sure to stop by for a hot brew and a break between all the Lakeville celebrations of the day.