Calaveras County Arts Council Honors 100 Years of Service
Service. Struggle. Strength.
Those words mean the world to those who serve our country.
This show is part of the ❤️Art Beats for Veterans project, and seeks to honor the men and women of Calaveras County who have heeded those words for a hundred years.
Over the last year, we've been staging vignettes of Veterans homecomings on the staircase in the back of our gallery. Artists have come to photograph, paint, draw, or simply absorb scenes of live models portraying mothers, fathers, children, and sweethearts welcoming home their veterans. Artists all over the county have been been busy creating artwork on these themes.
Now this work will be coming to the gallery, and this week our volunteer crew will be hanging the show, and on Sunday we'll have the opening reception.
Art does not have to be of the Vignette scenes; anything at honors our Veterans will be lovingly accepted.
The reception is free to attend.
A Night at the USO
We still have tickets to our gala fundraiser in San Andreas, a Night at the USO, with Blow Daddy playing music, "meat and 'taters" dinner, and a dessert auction.
You can buy tickets at the gallery on 22 North Main Street in San Andreas, or at 209.754-1774.
Tickets for Night at the USO: $25 in advance/$30 at the door.
Donated by Practical Cycle in Folsom
PEDAL an ELECTRIC BIKE at RIDE & WAlk4ART in March
Practical Cycles in Folsom, California is sponsoring this bike rental donation to support Arts Education in Calaveras County Schools.
This auction item includes rental of two Pedego Electric Bikes, two Ride & Walk4Art registration fees, and two post-ride lunches at Ride & Walk4Art on March 18, 2018.
Minimum bid is $240. Email your bid to: firstname.lastname@example.org
before September 30, 2017, or bid in person at the upcoming Calaveras Arts Council USO Dinner Dance in San Andreas on September 30, 2017.
Ride & Walk4Art ride options include: 6, 12, or 35 miles around Hogan Dam Reservoir. Electric bike mileage range is 15-60 miles depending on rider weight, terrain, speed and level of pedaling.
Ride & Walk4Art is a fundraising cycling event for the Calaveras Arts Council Arts Education Fund.
For additional information regarding the auction, contact Rob Williams, Ride4Art Director email@example.com or 209-531-5844
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