The Annual Palisades Art League Fall Show and Sale will be held this weekend at the West Carroll Primary School on Wacker Road in Savanna. The show will be open to the public without charge from 3 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, October 19th and from noon until 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, October 20th.
Entries should be submitted Friday night from 5 to 8 p.m. at the WCPS and must be framed as stated in the brochure. Only frames wired on the back are acceptable. If you would like information about the show or how to become a member of the Palisades Art League, you may contact Judy Gentile at DJG@mchsi.com or call 815-273-1143.
The progressive painting, an acrylic landscape, Heaven’s Splendor, will be given away as a door prize along with many other prizes donated by local businesses to visitors of the show. It was a combined work of Judy Bowling, Sandy Dunlap, Andrea Streets, Florence Russell, Fayellen Sanetra, Lois Lamz, and Judy Gentile.
Gift baskets donated by members and area businesses will be raffled off at this year’s show but you must be present when your name is drawn to claim your prize. Sponsors include: Shopko Pharmacy, Country Financial, Sullivan’s Foods, Casey’s general Store, The First Savanna Savings Bank, True Value, McDonald’s, The Answer, KFC, Outback DeeZign Hair Salon, Manny’s Pizza, Engel’s Jewelry Store, The Black Hawk Area Credit Union, The National Bank, Colony Brands, Poopy’s Tattoos, New China Restaurant, Crumbles, Java Hut, Ozzy’s, Brick Street Coffee, Pharmacy Center, Charlie’s II, Pleain-air Painting, Subway, Heirloom Cafe and Granny O’Neil’s River Inn.
In addition to the art work and photography available for viewing, Muriel Rafferty will be exhibiting some of her special quilts and an array of artworks by the late Nora Wood of Fulton, this year’s featured artist, will be displayed in the entrance hall. The Heartland Pet Welfare will be offering various baked goods, BBQ sandwiches, pop, water and coffee for sale to benefit the welfare of the animals at their shelter. Come and join us on Saturday, October 19th from 3 to 8 p.m. or Sunday, October 20th from noon until 3:30 p.m. Admission is free!