Drum Making Workshop - December 2021

Cree8.ca: Drum-making, Drumstick & Songs Workshop

Cree8 will be hosting a THREE-DAY drum-making, drumstick & song workshop - December 17, 18 & 19, 2021

Friday, December 17, 2021
6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Blessing ceremony, smudge and teachings.
Cutting the hide and soaking overnight.

Saturday, December 18, 2021
Drum Making
1:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Opening prayer and smudge.
Sharing stories, legends & history of the drum.
Making and stringing drums.

Sunday, December 19, 2021
Drumsticks & Songs
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Drum Opening Ceremony
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Drum Circle
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
All are welcome to drumming

*Everyone is Welcome for the Drum Circle. Additional Drums and percussion will be available to play.

*We will have coffee, tea, water, juice, and snacks.  Let us know if you have any allergies or dietary restrictions.

Rawhide – Deer, Elk, Moose, or Buffalo for the drum face
Lacing – Rawhide (Precut)
Drum Rounds – 8”, 10”, 12" or 14" Yellow Cedar
Larger Drum Rounds of 16", 18", 20", 22", 24", 26", 28" and 30" are available upon request for an additional cost to cover materials, please contact Chantal for further information.

Drum Sticks
Sticks - Different sizes and types of wood to choose from
Mitt - Deer Leather/Suede
Batting – Wool
Sinew – For stitching

Arts Commons
Arts Learning Commons (Under the Stairs by Cafe)
205 - 8 Avenue SE
Calgary, AB

*Arts Commons Covid Policy requires proof of Vaccination or a Negative Covid Test within 72 Hours of events, please have your information available.
*Masks will be required in all public areas, hand sanitizer will be available.

We humbly request $250/Person for instruction and materials of the full Drum Workshop. (Drumstick Included)
*Now accepting 20% Calgary Dollars ($50 Calgary Dollars + $200 Federal Dollars)
Please pre-register Online Below
Via Email Transfer: [email protected]
We also accept cheque or money order, mail or drop off to:
          Chantal Chagnon
          220 Hawkwood Boulevard NW
          Calgary, Alberta
          T3G 3E8

If you would like to attend only the Drumstick and Songs Workshop, Sunday, April 5, the cost for is $25/Drumstick for materials and instruction.

If you would like to make payment arrangements, need sponsorship to attend
– or –
If you would like to donate in full or part to give someone the opportunity to attend, your generous gift would be very much appreciated.

For additional information or to register, please contact;
          Chantal Chagnon
          [email protected]

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/3049579858632172

December 17, 2021 at 6:30pm - December 20, 2021
Arts Commons
205 8 Ave SE
Arts Learning Commons
Calgary, AB T2G 0K9
Google map and directions
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$250.00 Drum Workshop Registration (Includes Drumstick)
December 17, 18 & 19, 2021
$200.00 Calgary Dollars 20% Drum Workshop Registration
$50 Calgary Dollars Payable Through App - Vendor "Chantal Chagnon"
$25.00 Drumsticks & Songs Workshop Registration
Sunday, December 19, 2021

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