Celebrate a Day of Art in the Park

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VANDALIA — The City of Vandalia is celebrating a Day of Art in the Park on Saturday, September 17 from 1 – 6 p.m. at the Vandalia Art Park – 256 E. Alkaline Springs Road in Vandalia.

Join the celebration during our final days of Vandalia’s Heavy Metal Remix. The 2016 Community Art Project Metal sculpture event will be on the verge of completion and Vandalia is celebrating with music and art activities free to the Community.

The band Cricketbows, with local musician Chad Wells, will be playing from 3 – 6 p.m.

Sign up for Open Mic

Get in the line-up of local singing talent for a 5 to 25 minute time slot from 1:00pm to 3:00pm. To get on the schedule call Justin Spivey at (937) 410-0410 or email: justin@jspiveyphotography.com. A portable PA system will be available for acoustic sets and/or recorded tracks (no full bands or percussion/drums).

Sign up for “Paint with Trish McKinney”

Trish McKinney, local artist and teacher, will be giving a one-hour watercolor painting lesson and you will leave with your own piece of art ! Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 1:00p.m. ~ Cost: $15, Limit 10. For reservations, please call Carolyn Gray at (937) 287-6668 or email at purplegolf@aol.com.

Be part of the “Art Competition”

For form with rules and information, go to: http://vandaliaohio.org/arts-culture/ or pick up form at Reception Desk, City of Vandalia Municipal Building, 333 James Bohanan Drive, Vandalia, OH 45377, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday thru Friday. Awards will be given as follows: First Place: $200; Second Place: $100; Third Place: $50For more information, contact Michele Ruby at: mruby8@att.net

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