Show to highlight local art


For the Weekly Record Herald

WEST MILTON — The ninth annual art show will take place at Hoffman United Methodist Church on Oct. 2, 3 and 4. The show will be held in the activity center located at 201 S. Main St. (one block west of St. Rt. 48) in West Milton.

This non-juried show is open to the public and there is no admittance charge. The purpose of the show is to provide a showcase for area talent from high school through senior citizens.

There are over 25 participants from a number of surrounding communities.

A Silent Auction, featuring pieces provided by the artists, will begin during the preview party on Friday evening, Oct. 2 and conclude at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday. Friday evening activities are scheduled from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and are also open to the public. Some of the artists will be present to discuss their work. Saturday hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday hours 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Again this year a total of $2,000 in cash awards will be presented, thanks to the generous donation by Bill Netzley of Netzley Roofing.

People’s Choice voting from all three days will determine 10 winners. Winners will be announced and awards presented at 2:45 on Sunday, Oct. 4. Some pieces by participating artists may be available for purchase.