COUNTDOWN! Tickets Now Available for GALA! Champagne Reception & Silent Auction on Friday, Nov 1 for 36th Annual Charbonneau Arts Festival are now for sale!

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36th Annual Charbonneau Arts Festival

The 36th Annual Charbonneau Arts Festival is coming this Friday, November 1, and lasts through Sunday.  It will give you plenty to brighten your weekend because each day will offer something different.

Friday kicks off the Festival with a Gala Champagne Reception (6:00 to 9:00 p.m.) that fills the entire Country Club.

  • The lobby becomes an exhibit area for our Featured Artist, Elaine Luneke
  • The lounge becomes a gallery of student art from the two high school art programs we support
  • Next stop check-in for the Silent Auction in the Card Room. Over $14,000 worth of items have been donated: golfing packages, wine tasting packages, an in-home wine tasting party, overnighters and weekenders, a many pieces of fine art, a MacPro laptop computer, and so much more
  • In the dining room you will be served a glass of champagne and enjoy catered hors d’oeuvres.Charbonneau pianist Marilyn Anderson will be entertaining on the Country Club’s baby grand
  • In the fireplace room, a professional gallery has been set up for the weekend.On exhibit and for sale will be 100 works or more by both local and regional artists in a variety of mediums: oil painting, watercolor, collage & mixed media, stone sculpture, and fine glass art, to name just a few

Tickets for this opening night Gala Champagne Reception are on sale on our website,, and at the Windermere office next to our Country Club office.They are $10 in advance.  Tickets are $15 at the door Friday evening.

No Entrance Fee Saturday (10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.) & Sunday (11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)

You will want to return Saturday, Sunday or both.The student art exhibit and demonstrations continue as will the Fireplace Room Gallery. Overnight and in the early morning, volunteershave transformedthe Dining and Card Rooms into an artisan show with 30 booths of handmade items.Here you can get a head start on holiday shopping, either your own decorations or gift purchases.

Wine tasting this year will be offered by Lady Hill Winery.

Live music will provide additional entertainment bothSaturday and Sunday.Saturday will feature two guitarists: Kevin Karrick and David Rowe.  Joining David will be bassist Oren Sreebny of Salem.

The Charbonneau Arts Festival is a non-profit fund-raiser for local art education programs andis put on by an all-volunteer group dedicated to “Keep Art in Education.”

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