Jamestown  (CSi)  The Jamestown Arts Center announces that the Christmas Concert will be  Sat Dec 8 at 7pm at the Arts Center.

Tickets for the Greg Hager Concert available in advance or at the door.

On Thursday’s Wayne Byers Show on CSi Cable 2, Arts Center, Education Coordinator, Myra Olson added that Dorreen Eckman of Jamestown awarded the People’s Choice Award, in the recent 2018 Jamestown Fine Arts Association 54th Annual Art Show.

Now showing for the exhibit is “Figments,” by Robert Matz, a North Dakota based artist, who considers himself a prairie realist painter, capturing moments in time.

On December 8 at noon there will be a luncheon at the Arts Center at noon, to meet the artist.

Tickets are $5 at the door.


On November 29 at 7:30-p.m., its Open Mic Night hosted by Steve Kuykendahl.

A sign up sheet will be at the door.

Also entries will be taken to win a guitar, to be drawn for at the December Open Mic Night.


On our show, Myra also listed classes for adults and teens, along with upcoming Arts After School activities, and the Second Saturday of each month activities.

More information on line at jamestownarts.com  or call 701-251-2496.


For adults and teens:

*”Kombucha Brewing” – Charlene Nelson leads the class from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Arts Center. This class explores the history of kombucha and the health benefits of drinking it. The class will include discussing the equipment needed to brew your own and how to choose the ingredients to brew it. A batch will be started in class.

*”Hand Stamped Jewelry” – Diane Hochhalter teaches this class from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, in the Hansen Arts studio. Participants will receive a starter kit, will create their own stamped pendant that will be fashioned into a wearable art creation. Learn basic jewelry creation skills and ways to repurpose existing jewelry into custom made pieces of wearable art.

Arts After School for children is open to grades 3-6. After school snack and busing in town are included. Scholarships are available. Registration can be done online.

Classes are children are:

Nov. 19-30: Card Making/Stamping/Origami. Classes will learn about card making and stamping, making four themed cards, and later will learn about and use origami to complete projects. Classes won’t be held Nov. 22-23.

Dec. 3-14: Mini Monet. Students will learn about Impressionism and Claude Monet in this acrylic painting class. Students will create their own Impressionistic painting.

Dec. 17-21: Creative Journaling. Students will make their own daily journal in this class.

Jan. 14-25: Arts & Cooking. For the first half of each daily class, the students will create an art project, and the second half will be creating a culinary creation.

2nd Saturday for children:

On the second Saturday of each month, from 10:30 a.m. to noon, children in grades 3-6 can enjoy a fun time with Linda Roesch, resident artist for the Arts Center. Students will learn how contour line drawings can be used to create quick sketches. Students will practice drawing fast portraits, then refine sketches to create cartoon characters of themselves and their friends. Students will use a variety of mediums to create a project for each class. Each class is $15 or $10 for others.

Preregistration is required for the classes. To preregister and for cost information, go to www.jamestownarts.com.