• cirque2014Discover the Big Top Within with Cirque Amongus at the Dogwood Center on Saturday, October 31, from 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.! The half-day Circus Camp will promote teamwork and self-esteem while introducing children, ages 6 to 12, to a wide range of circus skills.

    There will be an abundance of fun as participants laugh and giggle while they ride unicycles and tiny bikes, walk a tightrope, do magic tricks, stay atop a rolling barrel, swing on a trapeze, or learn to juggle! Participants will also have the unique opportunity to see a performance by Cirque Amongus instructors!

    Advanced registration is required. Please include your phone number when registering so we can contact you with details before the class. Registration will be limited to 20 participants total, which will be broken up into 4 small groups of 5 participants each for activities.

    Each participant will use hand sanitizer between activities and equipment will be sanitized between groups. All participants will be required to wear masks, no food or drinks will be provided but participants are encouraged to bring a water bottle. Each participant will take a brief health survey prior to entering the facility.

    Click her to purchase tickets. The cost for the morning is $20 per child. Children must be ages 6 - 12 years old to participate in this full morning of activities between 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

    The program is funded in part by a grant from the Michigan Humanities Council and Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs.

    Register at www.dogwoodcenter.com, through the Dogwood Box Office, or downtown Fremont at NCCA-Artsplace. For information, phone 231.924.8885. The Dogwood Center is located one mile east of downtown Fremont.

    Expectations of visitors to the Dogwood Center:

    • Respect social distancing guidelines.
    • Wear face covering over both nose and mouth.
    • Wear face covering at all times.
    • Observe and comply with signage and guidelines posted throughout the facility.
    • If you are not feeling well….stay home and get well!
    • Let’s help keep each other healthy!
  • paul-vondiziano

    Classical guitarist Paul Vondiziano will be at the Dogwood Center for the Performing Arts Friday, November 6 at 7:30 p.m. on the main stage. Vondiziano is a prestigious guitarist who plays music from Bach to Mediterranean composers with brilliant technique.

    Vondiziano’s performances typically include works such as Fernando Sor’s “Mozart Variations Op.9”, Manuel Ponce’s “Suite in A Minor”, J. S. Bach’s “Prelude-Fugue-Allegro”, Joao Guimaraes’ “Three Brazilian Pieces”, Carlo Domeniconi’s “Koyunbaba Op. 19”, as well as some of his own original pieces.

    Vondiziano was born in Larnaca, Cyprus where he began his study of the guitar at the age of eight. He continued his education in the United States in both philosophy and music, and holds a Master of Music degree from Duquesne University in Pennsylvania. Following his studies he returned to Cyprus, where his performance activities led to further engagements and tours in Europe. Since his return to America he has been active as a performer, and continues to make appearances abroad.

    This talented guitarist has collaborated with various musicians and ensembles and has performed as concerto soloist with ensembles such as the Cyprus National Chamber Orchestra, Boise Philharmonic, Kalamazoo Symphony, Plymouth Symphony, and various university–related orchestras. He has had well received solo performances in Athens, Greece, Nicosia Cyprus, Sotogrand and Jimena in Spain.

    Click here to purchase tickets. Tickets are only $15 and are available at www.dogwoodcenter.com, through the Dogwood Box Office, or downtown Fremont at NCCA-Artsplace. Seating style is reserved seating with social distancing. Seating is limited to 75 total. Masks worn over mouth and nose will be required at all times in the Dogwood Center. For information, phone 231.924.8885. The Dogwood Center is located one mile east of downtown Fremont.

    Expectations of visitors to the Dogwood Center:

    • Respect social distancing guidelines.
    • Wear face covering over both nose and mouth.
    • Wear face covering at all times.
    • Observe and comply with signage and guidelines posted throughout the facility.
    • If you are not feeling well….stay home and get well!
    • Let’s help keep each other healthy!