Jul 26, 2014
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Fine Art, Live Music This Weekend at Walnut Park

Event feast for art lovers; supports art in the Petaluma schools

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If you're an art lover, you're not going to want to miss this weekend's annual Art in the Park featuring more than 40 artists from Petaluma and the surrounding area.

The event will be held at Walnut Park 10-5pm.

”I just love seeing how art affects our community," said Pat Marshall, a member of the Petaluma Arts Association who has been involved with the event for over forty years. "Many of the artists will be doing demonstrations and this is an excellent opportunity for people to meet the artists directly, see what they do and buy a piece of art.”

Proceeds from Art in the Park are used to provide grants to schools that can be used for things like arts education, purchasing supplies or art-related field trips.  The Association also provides one $500 art scholarship to a student at Santa Rosa Junior College.

Some of the artists featured at this year’s Art in the Park include Dee Andreini (paintings), Edmond Bridant (photography), Lynn Davis (glass and bronze vases), Peggy Sebera (lanscapes), Susan Oshiro (glass) and Karen Spratt (surrealist paintings).  A preview of artists’ work is currently on display at Copperfield’s Books.

In addition to lots of art, the two-day event also features live music and, of course, the usual farmers market, open 2-5:30pm. This year’s musical line up includes The Rivereens, C Street Trio and High Class. 

Art in the Park runs Saturday and Sunday, 10 am-5pm at Walnut Park at Petaluma Blvd South and D Street.  Admission is free.

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