The 47th annual Artarama will take place at Riverside Park behind the fairgrounds in Eagle River rain or shine on Saturday, July 20. Eagle River’s largest art show/sale will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
A judged and juried show will present over 90 artists in the beautiful outdoor setting along the Eagle River.
Two silent auctions will be offered for the true bargain seeker, one at 9:15 a.m. and one at 11 a.m. under the big white tent.
All proceeds from the silent auction go toward the two $1,000 scholarships awarded each year to high school seniors. The seniors chosen for 2019 scholarships will be volunteering at Artarama.
A special feature of Artarama is “Young at Art,” an exhibit celebrating and promoting youthful artists from the area. This special section of Artarama features an entire tent displaying the handmade creations of young artists 18 and younger.
Music will be provided by Vibhas Kendzia, performing and recording artist on Native East and West Indian flutes, classical flutes and saxophone. Heide Sue will be entertaining from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Traditional picnic foods will available on-site by Wisconsin Meats.
Riverside Park is lon West Division Street, in Eagle River, behind the Vilas County Fairgrounds. The art show is free, but parking on the fairgrounds will be a nominal fee to the Eagle River Lions Club. Also, the city ordinance prohibits dogs in the park.
For more information, call 715-525-2100 or visit www.artarama-er.com.
Artarama is a non-profit organization and all proceeds from the show itself are reinvested into the North Woods community in the form of donations to local libraries, sponsorship of art programs and contests, and donations toward aesthetic improvements to the community.