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Join PASO ARTSFEST for a Colorfully Good Time
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Art is here, there and everywhere!
If you haven’t made Memorial Day weekend plans, PASO ARTSFEST is the place to be! All for fun and fun for all, this fantastic festival has something for everyone. PASO ARTSFEST connects world-class artists with the Paso community and proves that Paso Robles is becoming an art destination for all ages.
For artists and art lovers, young, old and somewhere in-between, Saturday’s main event is FREE! This year’s main event will take place on Saturday, May 24th and will be made up of an outdoor fine art show and sale, a wet painting sale and charity auction, exciting musical guests, dance performances, and the opportunity to get a little messy with hands-on interactive art experiences throughout the park. Saturday offers a full day of entertaining and artistic surprises that you definitely won’t want to miss.
Good times and great music!
Do you LOVE shopping sprees? Don’t miss your chance to own amazing works of art by entering the PASO ARTSFEST raffle. The raffle will be held Saturday, May 24 in the Downtown City Park. You could WIN a $1,000 Art Shopping Spree! Raffle tickets start at just $10 and the winner can choose from the work of over 80 artists and items including paintings, pottery, sculptures, wood carvings, jewelry and more!
On top of all the fun activities and shows held on Saturday, there are many special event opportunities that you can purchase tickets to throughout the remaining days. Special events this year include; a Hearst Castle Art Tour on Friday, May 23rd, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; a State of the Art Dinner, Keynote and Afterparty on Friday, May 23rd from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.; ARTSFEST Afterparty at D’Anbino Vineyards & Cellars on Saturday, May 24th from 7:30 to 10 p.m. (Sorry, the Quang Ho Workshops have sold out!)
Quang Ho, one of the most talented painters of our time will be the guest of honor at the PASO ARTSFEST, and will also be speaking at the Friday night State of the Art event. Since his workshop has already sold out, State of the Art is your only chance to interact with this incredible artist in Paso Robles. Don’t miss your chance to hear his illustrated keynote, “Art and the Big Picture.” Following the keynote, head to the Afterparty at Studios on the Park to groove to the live music, indulge in sweet treats, wines and prizes!
This is the perfect event to feed your artistic side. After you work up an appetite, enjoy good eats and tasty drinks. Live music will be present, so grab your dance partner and shake a leg. There are good times to be had by all. Ages 21 and older can hang out at the bar and lounge, and talk about all things art. Top-name wineries have donated their flagship wines to the festival so that 100% of your tasting fees go to support PASO ARTSFEST! Other great packages for the weekend are available for purchase, including the Broad Strokes Pass.
For a beautiful, colorful, educational and oh so artistic weekend, don’t miss PASO ARTSFEST in the downtown Paso Robles City Park.
For more information, and to purchase tickets to the PASO ARTSFEST, please visit, www.pasoartsfest.com