Paulding Fine Arts 16th Annual Fall Fest
Paulding Fine Arts would like to thank everyone who joined us for our 16th Annual Fall Fest which was held Saturday, October 14th! We had the most beautiful weather and a street, courtyard and beyond full of vendors selling amazing items, food and offering something for everyone! Great entertainment was provided on both entertainment stages. Many thanks to our Main Stage DJ, Thomas Cage with Swing Shift Entertainment and our Second Stage DJ, Mr. Ron Cline, who is also a member of Luther's Mountain Bluegrass Band. Our extraordinary entertainers on both stages, from tiny dancers to great local musicians. We also would like to thank all who participated in our "This Eyeball's for You" Instant Winner and our Raffle. All donations to these two fundraising events will go directly to our 2019 Doris Butz Memorial Scholarship program! Our raffle winners are: Grand Prize - Governors Gun Club: Boyd Austin; 2nd Place - Stars and Strikes Family Fun Pack: Tiffany Boudin; 2 Third Prize winners for Hooters Hot Wings and AMC Movie Night: April Free and Desiree Fleming and 2 Fourth Prize winners for Road Trip Adventure: Alan Tibbitts and Donna Eberhart. We would like to thank our prize sponsors for donating these fantastic prizes! Also a special thank you to Greystone and Hardy Chevrolet for providing sponsor dollars to help with advertising and other costs related to our Fall Fest.
The current exhibit in our Courtroom Gallery is our 2018 Juried Art Show, featuring the art of 30 local artists. YOU can vote for our People's Choice Award! Please come by Thursday through Saturday between 10:00am and 4:00pm and cast your ballot. The art piece with the most votes will be awarded a People's Choice Award Ribbon. This exhibit will be on display through Friday, November 2nd.
Please join us for our annual HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE. Friday and Saturday, November 16th& 17th. Friday hours 4:00pm to 8:00pm and Saturday hours 10:00am to 4:00pm. Santa will be visiting us on Friday between 4:00pm and 8:00pm and again on Saturday between 11:00am and 3:00pm. Bring in your camera to take photos with Santa during these hours. We will have light refreshments, an ornament give-a-way (while supplies last) and wonderful handcrafted items and original art and prints for purchase in our Gift Shop. We will have a "Winter Wonderland of Art" in our lobby area and our Members Show in the Courtroom Gallery. We will have live entertainment on Friday evening.
The Historic Courthouse Gallery & Studios, the home of the Paulding Fine Arts Association, is located on the 2nd floor at 11 Courthouse Square. Gallery hours are 10:00am to 4:00pm Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Visit our website: http://www.pauldingfinearts.org for more information about our organization, class and workshop schedules and a calendar of upcoming events.
Pictured: some of our great Fall Fest Volunteers: L to R: Paulette Cheek, Peggy Cline, Katheryn Johnston, and Jane Hricz