Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 19, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta
THE LETHBRIDGE HERA1D Ihimdny, July 19. 1973 1 So many things to be done... Handicrafts, modern and traditional art work, sculptures and paintings present a pleasant mixture to visitors at the Exhibition Pavilion during Whoop Up Days. The building has 'been given over to art enthusiasts and been put to good use by talented local artists. Practical demonstrations work, pottery making, weaving, stitcherr, macrame and leather work are conducted by the craftsmen, during the day and at night. Included are cake decorating shows and an interesting floral display by Japanese artist Sachi Izumi. Artists from the University of lethbridge are well represented as ere numerous painters and sculptors from the'surrounding area. Included in the handicrafts display are articles made by the senior citizens of the city. Fatrgoers desiring a touch of old-style homecraft should especially pleased -with the quality of work shown'. Delicate needlepoint, hand-knitted and crocheted bedthrows and brightly colored rugs are but a few of the fascinating crafts. A special treat for the youngsters is the Kiddie Zoo which has been moved inside this year, located in the back portion of the pavilion. burros, lambs, geese and more unusual animals such as a young cougar and nattering racoon from the Stewart Game Farm, provide an educa- tional and interesting experience for the small fry. Something for everyone in the family to enjoy.