Introduction to Farm Scale Permaculture
Jul
22
2:00 PM14:00

Introduction to Farm Scale Permaculture

Interested in learning more about Permaculture for regenerative land stewardship?

Jackie Bonomo will go over the basics of Permaculture principles and how each is supplied to a site, useful mapping information as well as historical and cultural information for this site in particular.

There is no charge for this workshop, but donations gratefully accepted.

To RSVP and for questions, please contact Jackie Bonomo at teachmspc@gmail.com

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Art Camp for Teens with Beverly Crow: Masterworks
Jul
9
to Jul 13

Art Camp for Teens with Beverly Crow: Masterworks

Art Camp for Teens with Beverly Crow: Masterworks
July 9-13, 2018 


Looking for an art experience inspired by nature? Come out to Rhoneymeade for a week and enjoy working on a variety of projects with Beverly Crow, an experienced teacher and artist. Journey through the history of art, looking at the techniques and subjects of artists as diverse as da Vinci, O'Keeffe, Pollock, Matisse, Bearden, Delaunay, and others. Let the Rhoneymeade studio, grounds, and sculptures spark new ideas! 

The camp is for tweens and teens (11-18) and will run from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., July 9 – 13. The cost is $125 for the week; some snacks and drinks will be provided, but please also bring your own peanut-free snacks to enjoy. Space is limited to 10 students, so register today!

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Art Camp for Teens with Beverly Crow: Things with Wings
Jun
25
to Jun 29

Art Camp for Teens with Beverly Crow: Things with Wings

Art Camp for Teens with Beverly Crow: Things with Wings
June 25-29, 2018


Looking for an art experience inspired by nature? Come out to Rhoneymeade for a week and enjoy working on a variety of projects with Beverly Crow, an experienced teacher and artist. These may include three-dimensional sculptures using recycled materials; painting and collage; shadow box frame painting; and mobile art. Let the Rhoneymeade studio, grounds, and sculptures spark new ideas! 

The camp is for tweens and teens (11–18) and will run from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., June 25 - 29. The cost is $125 for the week; some snacks and drinks will be provided, but please also bring your own peanut-free snacks to enjoy. Space is limited to 10 students, so register today!

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Mother's Day Printmaking Pop-Up Art Class
May
13
1:00 PM13:00

Mother's Day Printmaking Pop-Up Art Class

Free Pop-Up Art Class at Rhoneymeade Sculpture Garden & Arboretum

Printmaking -- Sunday, May 13, Mothers Day!

Drop in between 1–3 pm
Ingrid Booz Morejohn, instructor
at Rhoneymeade Sculpture Garden & Arboretum
177 Rimmey Road, Centre Hall

Art Alliance Instructor Ingrid Booz Morejohn will introduce you to the wonderful world of printmaking. Using simple methods and materials and with any skill level or age try your hand at creating a unique work of art called a monoprint. All supplies included.

All ages are welcome!

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Centre Gives Garden Party
May
8
6:00 PM18:00

Centre Gives Garden Party

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Join us in the garden for our Centre Gives fundraising event!  


... music by Chris Byrne
... beer from Straub Brewery
... plus tasty local treats

Enjoy a relaxed evening of giving and socializing surrounded by an oasis of beauty.

The Centre Foundation helps your donation dollars go further during their annual CentreGives event.

From 8am on May 8th to 8pm on May 9th, make a donation to Rhoneymeade through the Centre Gives website www.centregives.org, or even better...

Come to our GARDEN PARTY,

donate between 7pm and 8pm, and help us win an extra $500 in prize money!

This is a great time to renew your membership or to become a new member!

For more information about Centre Gives, visit centregives.org/faq.

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Art Alliance Instructor & Student Show!
May
5
to Jun 3

Art Alliance Instructor & Student Show!

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Please join us for the Annual Art Alliance Student & Instructor Show at Rhoneymeade , May 5 to Sunday, June 3. This wonderful show features artwork by students and instructors at the Art Alliance from the past year.

Public Closing Reception Sunday, June 3, from 2-3;30pm

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Bird Walk with Joe Gyekis and James Lesher
Apr
21
7:30 AM07:30

Bird Walk with Joe Gyekis and James Lesher

Surrounded by a mosaic of hedgerows, successional woodlands and forest, Rhoneymeade farm is 150 acres, certified organic (primarily hay), with a six-acre arboretum at its center. We will do about 2 hours of gentle hiking. Be prepared for a bit of mud if it is wet, but nothing extreme. We will look for a mix of returning breeders and migrants such as American Pipit, Blue-headed Vireo, Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Brown Thrasher, Palm and Yellow-rumped Warblers, Eastern Meadowlark, etc. We will postpone to April 28 if rain is very heavy, but continue as scheduled with light rain.

Rhoneymeade Arboretum and Sculpture Garden is 9 miles east of State College, midway between Linden Hall and Centre Hall. Follow route 45 E out of Boalsburg for 4.5 miles past the junction with 322, then turn left on Rimmey Rd. After about 0.3 mile of climbing up the hill, the road forces a sharp left. Small signs direct you to parking. 

Free (donations gratefully accepted).

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A World of Tea
Mar
25
1:00 PM13:00

A World of Tea

Join tea aficionado Zoe Boniface for a tea tasting afternoon at Rhoneymeade. Sample ten unique teas and learn more about each.  No tea party is complete without food – we will serve sandwiches and desserts typical of English tea-time.Come and enjoy a tea party with good food and good company! 

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The Skill of Hog Butchering and Sunday Dinner
Mar
18
11:00 AM11:00

The Skill of Hog Butchering and Sunday Dinner

Learn the homesteading skill of butchering a pig and enjoy a simple Sunday evening meal in the historic Rhone House.

Instructors:

Andy Hughes, Restaurateur, &

Stef Gawlowicz, Chef

will provide expert guidance as participants are instructed hands-on to cut pork halves into primal and retail cuts. Slaughter from previous day will be reviewed. Participants will receive a binder with cut charts, and have the opportunity to purchase some of the pork. Bring a cooler.

Bring warm clothes, part of workshop in cold barn & kitchen, warm rooms in house will be ready

Please pack a lunch.  

BYOB or Wine for Dinner (no drinking until butchering is complete)

Limited to 10 Participants.

$50 fee includes workshop, snacks, and simple dinner.

Our time at Rhoneymeade was a very informative, casual and pleasant experience. The Executive Director was great, the Program coordinators were knowledgeable and charismatic... over all one of the best ways my Husband I have spent a Sunday!!
Even the other workshop attendees were friendly and the group seemed to work really well together.
— Participant from last years Hog Butchering workshop.
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Orchard Pruning Demo
Mar
10
9:00 AM09:00

Orchard Pruning Demo

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Join us to learn from Bobby Hricko as he returns to give another apple tree pruning workshop. This talk and demo is suitable for anyone interested in pruning fruit trees, whether they have experience or not. Bobby is engaging and very knowledgeable.

Free (donations happily accepted)

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Winter Market
Dec
9
to Dec 10

Winter Market

Welcome the holiday season at Rhoneymeade Arboretum and Sculpture Garden! 

Visit us December 9 & 10 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. 
Enjoy shopping in the Rhone House, and you're welcome to enjoy a quiet winter walk on the grounds as well.
We are offering select handcrafted spoons, utensils, and shaker boxes made from a historic Rhoneymeade sugar maple salvaged by the talented woodworker Steve Strouse, as well as wreaths crafted from arboretum greens. Fill our beautiful handmade baskets in a variety of sizes with gift offerings of locally crafted items.

Join us to take a break from the December frenzy and enjoy a moment of Rhoneymeade hospitality.

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Watercolor Pumpkins and Gourds Pop-Up classes
Oct
29
1:00 PM13:00

Watercolor Pumpkins and Gourds Pop-Up classes

October 29th, 1–3pm -- adult class
with instructor Nicole Packard

Fall is here! Create your own autumn themed painting!

Snacks and drinks are included as well and all necessary supplies will be provided for your use.

At the end of the two hours you will have a finished piece of art to take home!

$20 fee per person.

Contact the Art Alliance at info@artalliancepa.org or call the office at 814-234-2740.

http://www.artalliancepa.org/classes-new.html#pop-ups

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Fall Pig Roast
Oct
14
12:30 PM12:30

Fall Pig Roast

Join us for a fall Pig Roast at Rhoneymeade!

Pulled Pork sandwiches (eat-in or take-out)

Vegetarian and Vegan Options by Nomad Kitchen Food Truck

Live Music by Alley Cats, Zac McKee and Doc Byrne & Jeff Gibble

Demonstration by Steve Strouse how to bend wood to create a shaker box.

(image by Jennifer Kane)

 

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Steve Strouse Exhibit - Wood
Oct
7
to Oct 29

Steve Strouse Exhibit - Wood

 Come see Steve Strouse's beautiful tables and mirros, created from local salvaged trees. We will also be offering very limited quantities of utensils, carriers, and #2 Shaker boxes, all created from a sugar maple salvaged from the Rhoneymeade Arboretum.

 

 

If you join us for our October 14 Pig Roast - you will also be able to see Steve do a woodworking demo - focused on bending wood for his specialty shaker boxes.

 

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Plein Air Workshop with Lena Thynell
Sep
22
to Sep 23

Plein Air Workshop with Lena Thynell

Lena Thynell Watercolor Artist, Plein Air Painter
Signature Member of Pennsylvania Watercolor Society, Philadelphia Watercolor Society, Baltimore Watercolor Society.

 Two- day workshop September 22+23 // each day 10am–4pm

For the intermediate / experienced watercolor painter who would like to learn about painting on location, outdoors, "en plein air".
The workshop will cover tools and materials, selecting a dramatic composition, simplifying it, observing the light and shadows and experience how the paper and paint reacts when you paint outdoors.

We will start and finish both days in the classroom. Lena will paint demos outdoors weather permitting. Students don't have to have tripods/ easels for outdoor painting. The garden has benches and chairs. 

The workshop is hosted by Art Alliance of Central PA , sign up by register on their website http://www.artalliancepa.org/
or call 814-234-2740

The class is limited to 15 students

Please visit www.lenathynellwatercolor.com and follow Lena on her Facebook page at www.facebook.com/ lenathynellwatercolor

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Pop Up Class - Fall Collage for Parent & Child
Sep
14
9:30 AM09:30

Pop Up Class - Fall Collage for Parent & Child

with instructor Nicole Packard

Cut, layer, and stick to create a colorful mixed paper collage.

Snacks and drinks are included as well and all necessary supplies will be provided for your use.

At the end of the two hours you will have a finished piece of art to take home!

$20 fee per person.

Contact the Art Alliance at info@artalliancepa.org or call the office at 814-234-2740.

http://www.artalliancepa.org/classes-new.html#pop-ups

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Hammered Flowers Pop Up Class
Sep
10
2:00 PM14:00

Hammered Flowers Pop Up Class

Hammered Flowers

September 10, 2-4pm -- adult class

at Rhoneymeade Arboretum & Sculpture Garden
(177 Rimmey Road, Centre Hall, PA)
with instructor Julia Nelson

Have fun learning to use a hammer to make hammered flower prints. Participants will have a chance to collect some plant material to use, as well as the flowers provided, to create botanical prints. You may bring some flowers or leaves from home to try, if you wish -- bold or dark colors are recommended.

Supplies and refreshments provided.

Cost for this pop-up is $15.

Contact the Art Alliance at info@artalliancepa.org or call the office at 814-234-2740.

http://artalliancepa.org/

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Birdworks Photography Exhibit
Sep
2
to Oct 1

Birdworks Photography Exhibit

Birdworks Photography Exhibit: From the Heart of Mexico (Desde el Corazón de México)

Stacie Bird is a photographer who has lived and worked in Centre County since the early 1980s. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Penn State in Film in 1985. Her background in film making guides her photography and visual storytelling. 

She writes:
"The mountain town of San Miguel de Allende in the state of Guanajuato is an oasis, rich in culture, religion, and politics, in the heart of Mexico. From the brutal beauty of the landscape to the warmth of the people, traditions and food, this vibrant city has held a large part of my heart (mi corazón) for the past 10 years.

"These pieces speak to my love of the vibrant colors that are daily life in Mexico. From the simple adobe walls to the ornate colonial churches, the bold and saturated colors of the architecture are, at once surprising, always inspiring and ever-changing.

"The simple beauty of everyday objects compel me to observe, record and share."

Stacie Bird
July 2017

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Better Birding with Technology: Using eBird and Google Maps
Jul
29
10:00 AM10:00

Better Birding with Technology: Using eBird and Google Maps

 

Want to learn what birds have been recently sighted in your area — or in a place you’re planning to visit? John Smith, in consultation with Joe Gyekis, has created a site that integrates Google Maps, eBird, and other ornithological data. These experienced naturalists will demonstrate how the site works and show you how to use its maps and search functions on your own. If you're interested in birds and birding, come out to Rhoneymeade for this fascinating presentation -- and do a little birding on the grounds, too! 
 

Free admission

 

White-breasted Nuthatch photo by Manjith Kainickara. Licensed underhttps://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/CC-BY.

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Where Art and Nature Meet: Art Camp for Teens with Beverly Crow
Jul
24
to Jul 28

Where Art and Nature Meet: Art Camp for Teens with Beverly Crow

Looking for an art experience inspired by nature? Come out to Rhoneymeade for a week and enjoy working on a variety of projects with Beverly Crow, an experienced teacher and artist. Collages, mobiles, sketchbooks, and more: let the Rhoneymeade studio, grounds, and sculptures spark new ideas! 

The camp is for tweens and teens (11-18) and will run from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For more information or to register, email Rhoneymeade at rhoneymeade@gmail.com.

The cost is $125 for the week; some snacks and drinks will be provided, but please also bring your own peanut-free snacks to enjoy. Space is limited to 10 students, so register today!

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Hammered Flower and Leaf Art - Kids Art Pop Up Class
Jul
8
11:00 AM11:00

Hammered Flower and Leaf Art - Kids Art Pop Up Class

For kids ages 8 & up
with instructor Julia Nelson, cost $15

Two classes: 11-12: 30 and from 1:30-3pm
Have fun learning to use a hammer to make hammered flower and leaf prints. Children will have a chance to collect some plant material to use, as well as the flowers provided, to create botanical prints. You may bring some flowers or leaves from home to try, if you wish -- bold or dark colors are recommended.

For children ages 8 and up -- family members may enjoy exploring Rhoneymeade's grounds during their visit.

Please note: participating children must be capable of using a hammer. Parents are welcome to stay to assist their child.

In the event of inclement weather, the pop-up will be held indoors.

To sign up please call the Art Alliance at 814-234-2740 or email them at info@artalliancepa.org

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Get Grilling for Father's Day
Jun
18
11:30 AM11:30

Get Grilling for Father's Day

We'll provide the grill, you provide the picnic!

Come to Rhoneymeade to celebrate Father's Day. We have tables, chairs, a fridge, a kitchen -- just bring your favorite foods and perhaps some utensils to cook with, if you need something special.

We'll provide the grill, charcoal, paper plates, some seltzer to drink, and a gorgeous backdrop. Take a walk through the gardens after lunch and enjoy the scenery and sculpture. See you on the 18th!

 

 

[Photo: John Tornow. Licensed under Creative Commons, https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/.)
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Delta Student Art Show
Jun
10
to Jun 25

Delta Student Art Show

Come to the Rhoneymeade studio to see artwork by students in the Delta Program! There will be work in a variety of media -- including pottery, pencil and charcoal, and collage. You're invited to attend the opening reception for this exhibition on Sunday, June 11, at 1:30 p.m. The exhibition will run until June 25.

[Image by Julise Regan.]

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The Layered Landscape - Great Grasses and Groundcovers
Jun
10
10:00 AM10:00

The Layered Landscape - Great Grasses and Groundcovers

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Ever wondered about lawn alternatives for your home? Join Master Gardener Justin Wheeler to explore how to use native grasses and other groundcovers—from golden ragwort to various native sedges—in your landscape.

Bring your questions and learn about the benefits of these groundcovers!

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Bonsai Basics with Anthony Ricciardi
Jun
3
10:30 AM10:30

Bonsai Basics with Anthony Ricciardi

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Anthony Ricciardi will talk about the History, Art and meaning of Bonsai. Anthony will provide guidance on collecting specimens, soil components, potting, pruning and training, grafting and general maintenance. There will be one or two specimens to demonstrate pruning and training. 
If you've ever been curious about Bonsai - this is your opportunity to learn!

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Plein Air Series with Instructor J. Harlan Ritchey
Jun
2
1:00 PM13:00

Plein Air Series with Instructor J. Harlan Ritchey

Join us June 2nd, 9th and 16th as we paint our way in watercolor through the beautiful grounds of Rhoneymeade Arboretum and Sculpture Garden. We begin the session with an instructor demonstration of various landscape techniques, followed by individual instruction for each student as they work at their own pace. The indoor studio will be available to us so we will meet rain or shine.

Required supplies for this program: Please bring your own supplies; students who are new to plein air painting can email Harlan at jharlanart@gmail.com for suggestions.

Fee: $65.00 -- for all 3 sessions or
Fee: $25.00 -- for any of the three sessions individually

To sign up, please go online and select Summer 2017 Adult Ed and look for the workshop or call the Art Alliance office at 814-234-2740.

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