Calendar of Events

Our meetings are open to all who have an interest in learning, sharing or teaching calligraphy or any of its related arts.

Where and When We Meet

Our meetings are held at 7:00 PM on the first Thursday after Labor Day in September, and the first Thursday of every month, October through June at the Community Center of the Capital Manor Retirement Community in West Salem.


Capital Manor Retirement Community
1955 Salem-Dallas Highway NW
Salem, Oregon 97304

Click here for a map to Capital Manor

July ??, 2017

Time:
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location:
Capital Manor Community Center
1955 Salem-Dallas Highway NW
Salem, Oregon 97304
Tuition:
$18.00 For members and non-members alike

Lettering on Fabric with Lori Festa

Learn to letter on fabric from Lori Festa and create a piece on canvas. Lori will teach us a special script or use your own. Feel free to bring your own apron or tote bag to letter. It’s a fun way to personalize a gift or create art wear.
Provided: 9″ x 12″ canvas
Acrylic paints
Fabric medium
Supply List:
½″ and/or 1″ flat brush (Lori likes the white synthetic brushes that are used for tole painting or something similar. Really soft or really firm are harder to use).
A few small detail brushes
Water dish
Rag
Freezer paper-a piece large enough for your fabric work area
Practice paper such as large copy paper, butcher paper, or scrap duck/canvas-a few sheets
Mixing plate, lids, or something to use as a palette
If bringing a new apron, wash and dry first
Newspaper or plastic tablecloth to protect your work area
Class is limited to 20 people.
Please register by April 16, 2017. Click this link to download a registration from.

August 19-20, 2017

Time:
10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Location:
McClaine Park
300 Coolidge St
Silverton, Oregon 97381

Silverton Fine Arts Festival

Come join us as we demonstrate calligraphy for visitors.

Aug 25-Sept 4, 2017

Time:
10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Location:
Oregon State Fair Grounds
2330 17th St NE
Salem, Oregon 97301

Oregon State Fair

Come join us as we demonstrate calligraphy for visitors. For information on entering your art work or volunteering to help click this link.

September 7, 2017

Time:
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location:
Capital Manor Community Center
1955 Salem-Dallas Highway NW
Salem, Oregon 97304
Refreshments:
Unknown
Raffle Item:
Unknown

General Meeting

Social and artistic interaction.

October 1, 2017

Deadline

Capital Calligraphers Commemorative Book

We’re planning to create an artists’ book to commemorate our 40th anniversary. It will contain 40 pages of art work created by you. The theme is 'Oregon'. If you’re stumped, google Oregon and you’ll find endless information, quotes, and poetry to inspire your creative juices.
Size requirements: Six inches wide by four inches tall.
You can work larger and reduce it to fit that space.
Limit: 2 pieces.
Entry deadline: Thursday, October 5 (our regular meeting time).
Contact person: Laura Drager
Have questions? Need clarification? Email Laura at Dragers@CapitalCalligraphers.org or give her a ring. Her contact information is in the latest rooster.

October 1, 2017

Time:
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location:
Capital Manor Community Center
1955 Salem-Dallas Highway NW
Salem, Oregon 97304
Refreshments:
Unknown
Raffle Item:
Unknown

General Meeting

Social and artistic interaction.

November 1 - 29, 2017

Time:
Monday - Friday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location:
Elsinore Framing and Fine Art Gallery
444 Ferry Street SE
Salem, Oregon 97301

All Oregon Calligraphy Exhibit

The Capital Calligraphers are 40 years old! Join us for the celebration. The theme of this exhibit is 'Oregon'. Google 'Oregon' and you will receive 396 million results (in 1.26 seconds). Its a theme with literally hundreds of millions of possibilities.
Orders for t-shirts with the anniversary logo will be taken in September.

November 1, 2017

Time:
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location:
Elsinore Framing and Fine Art Gallery
444 Ferry Street SE
Salem, Oregon 97301

Artists’ Reception

The Artist's reception will serve as the general meeting for the month of November. Come join us and enjoy refreshments, giveaways, and demonstrations.

December 7, 2017

Time:
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location:
Capital Manor Community Center
1955 Salem-Dallas Highway NW
Salem, Oregon 97304
Refreshments:
Unknown
Raffle Item:
Unknown

General Meeting

Social and artistic interaction.

January 4, 2018

Time:
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location:
Capital Manor Community Center
1955 Salem-Dallas Highway NW
Salem, Oregon 97304
Refreshments:
Unknown
Raffle Item:
Unknown

General Meeting

Social and artistic interaction.

February 1, 2018

Time:
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location:
Capital Manor Community Center
1955 Salem-Dallas Highway NW
Salem, Oregon 97304
Refreshments:
Unknown
Raffle Item:
Unknown

General Meeting

Social and artistic interaction.

March 1, 2018

Time:
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location:
Capital Manor Community Center
1955 Salem-Dallas Highway NW
Salem, Oregon 97304
Refreshments:
Unknown
Raffle Item:
Unknown

General Meeting

Social and artistic interaction.

April 5, 2018

Time:
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location:
Capital Manor Community Center
1955 Salem-Dallas Highway NW
Salem, Oregon 97304
Refreshments:
Unknown
Raffle Item:
Unknown

General Meeting

Social and artistic interaction.

May 3, 2018

Time:
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location:
Capital Manor Community Center
1955 Salem-Dallas Highway NW
Salem, Oregon 97304
Refreshments:
Unknown
Raffle Item:
Unknown

General Meeting

Social and artistic interaction.

June 7, 2018

Time:
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location:
Capital Manor Community Center
1955 Salem-Dallas Highway NW
Salem, Oregon 97304
Refreshments:
Unknown
Raffle Item:
Unknown

General Meeting

Social and artistic interaction.

July 5, 2018

Time:
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location:
Capital Manor Community Center
1955 Salem-Dallas Highway NW
Salem, Oregon 97304
Refreshments:
Unknown
Raffle Item:
Unknown

General Meeting

Social and artistic interaction.

Contact Information

Capital Calligraphers
PO Box 2294
Salem, Oregon 97308-2294
USA

Contact@CapitalCalligraphers.org