2023 Workshops


Under the Cedars (near the Community Corner) – Sat. & Sun.  10am – 12 pm  

An inclusive song circle for all skill levels.. Bring your ukulele and your favourite song to share.

Buti Yoga with Lonnie Antal

Saturday 1-2 pm, Sunday 12:15- 1:15 pm at the Workshop Tent

Find self-empowerment and joy in movement as the instructor guides you through core work, strength and conditioning, primal movements, cardio sprints, flowing poses, cool down stretches, and savasana. No dance/yoga experience necessary!

History of Blues Guitar with Sam Hurrie

Saturday 2-3 pm at the Community Corner

A brief history of blues from its acoustic beginnings to early electric blues, featuring demonstrations of various guitar styles, from fingerpicking to slide and lap guitar.

Words Up! Poetry & Freestyle Contest hosted by Charles Reynolds

Saturday 8-9:15 pm at the Workshop Tent

Got something interesting to say in under 5 minutes? All and any kind of poetry are welcome in this contest. $100 cash for first prize! Consolation prizes for runners up. Judged by fellow poets and lyricists. Freestyle event to follow. For ages 16+

Swingin’ Afterdark hosted by Steven Gevenich (Misery Mountain Boys)

Saturday 10pm – 12 am at the Community Corner

A late-night round table of hot club jazz, country swing, & jump blues featuring an all-star cast of Starbelly Jam artists.

Circle Singing with Lisi Sommer (The Gadjo Collective)

Sunday 12:30-1:30 pm at the Community Corner

Learn the building blocks to create spontaneous improvised music with your voice using concepts taught in the lineage of Bobby McFerrin’s Circle Singing.

Grass & Jingle Dress Dance with Nemia & Nikita

Sunday 5-6 pm at the Workshop Tent

Come learn the origin story and the basic steps of the grass and jingle dress dances. All ages welcome!


Afro Sassy Dance Class with Beth Campbell (In the Sticks)

Sunday 6:15-7:15 pm at the Community Corner

A fun and energizing dance class with live drumming. No experience necessary!

Flatbow Culture Preservation Team led by Robin Louie from Yaqan Nuʔkiy

Robin Louie is a cultural practitioner, land user, knowledge keeper and advocate for inclusive cultural land use without race restriction. Through his Flatbow Culture Preservation Team, he teaches people how to properly use the land with traditional cultural practices so they can become part of the cycle of the land, and ensure that all of our people can enjoy our territory equally for the next 7 generations. The youngest culture carrier recognized by the Canada Council for the Arts, his focus is currently on teaching matt weaving. Come on by and we can weave and share stories together

Roaming entertainment: MythMaker

Shares art, magic and community empowerment through theatre, music, dance, circus arts, wild costumes, stilts and fire performances.