CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Tamarack Foundation Gala
BECKLEY -- A fundraising summer soiree, "Courting the Muse," to benefit The Tamarack Foundation and artisans of West Virginia will be at 6:30 p.m. June 22 at Tamarack Conference Center.
Tickets are $150 per person and include foods prepared by Greenbrier-trained chefs, sparkling cocktails, dancing, silent and live art auctions, all inspired by the glamour and elegance of the golden age of art deco.
Special ticket prices include: Under age 40 -- $100 per person; tickets purchased by May 22 -- $125. No refunds, black tie preferred.
Reserve tickets by June 8 by calling 304-926-3770. Visit www.tamarackwv.com/foundation for details.
Sutton art show
SUTTON -- A Spring Arts and Crafts Show will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 5-6 in downtown Sutton.
"The courthouse lawn and 4th Street will be filled with the work of local artisans, entertainers and food," said Gwen Hagaman, president of Poplar Forest Co-Op Gallery. "Everyone is excited to kick-off the 2012 season with a fun outdoor event."
The event is presented by Poplar Forest Co-Op Gallery, Town Square Cafe, Controled Excentrics and the Elk Theatre. Artists and street entertainers are invited to participate with no sales commissions.
Co-Op members get booth spaces for free, with a $25 refundable cleanup deposit. Non-member artists are welcome to participate with a $35 booth fee. Co-Op memberships are available for $48 a year. Artists joining at the event receive a free booth.
The town of Sutton is holding a citywide yard sale the same weekend.
"People who come to see us will have a lot to do and see. And I'm sure they will find something they can't live without," said Mayor J. L. Campbell.
Call Tamara Cicogna at 304-765-3655.
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