FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Cathi McLain, Chair, Charbonneau Festival of the Arts, firstname.lastname@example.org (503) 702-0216
CHARBONNEAU FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS SET FOR SEPTEMBER 22-24
(Wilsonville, Oregon, July 12, 2023) Charbonneau Arts Association is pleased to present the 39th Annual Charbonneau Festival of the Arts, September 22-24, 2023. The event will feature a Fine Art Gallery, Student Art Gallery from Canby and Wilsonville High Schools, Artisan Vendor Show, jazz music, and the always popular silent auction fundraiser.
The festival will open on Friday evening, September 22nd from 6:00-9:00 p.m. in the Activity Center with the annual Opening Night Celebration and Silent Auction fundraiser, featuring gallery artists and student art, along with musical entertainment by guitarist Kevin Karrick. Tickets are $20 at the door and $15 if purchased in advance.
On Saturday, September 23 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and on Sunday, September 24 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., the 2-day Artisan-Vendor Show will open in the Clubhouse, featuring a variety of original treasures, including jewelry, fine art and photo art, fine wood products, textile art and much more. The weekend festivities will also include the second annual Jazz@Charbonneau on Saturday in the Pavilion, with free concerts starting at noon with the Sarah Saul Combo and at 3:00 with Tom Grant and Friends. Tickets will be sold for the evening show headlined by the Mel Brown B3 Organ Group. The fine art gallery and student art show will continue throughout the weekend. The weekend art festival is free to the public.
Charbonneau offers the South Metro area a first-class event that will appeal to lovers of music, art, and artisan creations, just a mile south of the Willamette River. For more information, check out the CharbonneauArts.org website, or contact Cathi McLain, email@example.com.
Charbonneau Arts is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to provide a venue for the appreciation and promotion of visual arts, music, and other fine arts, create opportunity for local public high school students to exhibit and demonstrate their art and provide ongoing support for the public-school arts programs in the Wilsonville and Canby areas of Clackamas County. All proceeds from the Charbonneau Festival of the Arts are donated to the arts programs at Wilsonville and Canby High Schools.
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