The Chesterton Art Center will soon be hosting the 3rd Annual Art After Dark Gala. The celebration will take place on Friday, November 4, 2011 at the Sand Creek Country Club, 1001 Sand Creek Drive South, in Chesterton, IN. The evening begins with cocktails at 6 pm, followed by dinner and dancing. A bountiful silent auction will be a part of the evening, as well as the presentation of a special Patron Award. Reservations are $50.00 per person. Sponsored tables for 10 are available for a $1,000 donation.
Proceeds from the Gala will be used for the continued operation and upkeep of the current Art Center location and also as a start towards a new building in the future.
If unable to attend, monetary donations of any increment will be graciously accepted. Reservations are available until November 1, 2011. To purchase a reservation, please call Chairperson Rita Berg at 219-365-8165 or the Chesterton Art Center at 219-926-4711. Reservations will not be sold at the door.
The Chesterton Art Center is a not-for-profit art association located at 115 S. 4th Street in Chesterton. The Chesterton Art Center offers affordable art classes year round for adults as well as children ages pre-school through age 16. The Art Center sponsors the Chesterton Art Fair, always held the first full weekend in August. Shows in the gallery change monthly, and there is never a charge to visit the Art Center or view a show in the gallery. The Art Center sponsors several community outreach programs every year, many geared toward children. Memberships are available for a nominal fee for individuals, families, or benefactors. For additional information call the Art Center at 219-926-4711 or visit the website at www.chestertonart.com.
Photo: Shown preparing for the Chesterton Art Center’s Art After Dark Gala are committee members (right to left) Rita Berg, St. John, Chairperson; Denise Bildilli, Lake Station; Kathy Los-Rathburn of Griffith, and Grace Hopp of Chesterton.