All events are free unless otherwise indicated. Special activities and performances are indicated below. For more information, please visit the website at www.artsallianncegw.org or contact Amy Stine at 717-655-2915 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. Musical performances at Destination ARTS! Are supported in part by the Arts for All Partnership, a collaboration between the Foundation for Enhancing Communities and the Cultural Enrichment Fund.
Dec. 21 – Gourd Art Demonstration: 12:30-2:30 p.m. 42 West ARTS Co-Op & Gallery – 42 W. Main St., Waynesboro. Nature enthusiast Denny Bingaman will demonstrate his process of making decorative gourds. Visitors will be shown his techniques of carving, burning, and dyeing the gourds. For more information, contact the co-op at 717-762-8394.
Dec. 21 – 1st Anniversary Christmas Party: 6-8 p.m. Through the Lens & Beyond – 38 W. Main Street, Waynesboro. Through the Lens & Beyond invites you to celebrate their first anniversary with a Christmas Party and sale. They will have a Silent Auction, a Fish Bowl drawing for “Gallery Dollars”, live entertainment, and refreshments.
Dec. 22 – Oil Painting Demonstration: 2-4 p.m. Gallery 50 – 50 W. Main Street, Waynesboro. Curator and director Marjorie Tressler will be conducting an oil painting demonstration featuring a large landscape. For more information, call 717-655-2915.
Tressler teaches art locally and has conducted classes at the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, where her portraits were featured in a solo show in 1993. She is a former student of the Schuler School of Fine Arts and has studied with several nationally known and prominent local artists over the last 35 years. Tressler has been Gallery 50’s lead curator and director since 2013.
Dec. 23 – Wine Down Friday: 5:30-8 p.m. Gallery 50 – 50 W. Main Street, Waynesboro. The Flying Matlock’s featuring Scott and Laurie Matlock will be performing their mix of folk and bluegrass. Wine and light refreshments will be served. For more information, call 717-655-2915.
In addition to their work as a duo, Scott (vocals and fiddle) and Laurie (vocals and guitar) are well-known throughout the area for their work with Soleil. Scott also performs with the popular bluegrass group Mountain Ride.
Dec. 23 – Musical Demonstration: 5:30-8 p.m. 42 West ARTS Co-Op & Gallery – 42 W. Main Street, Waynesboro. Patric Schlee will entertain visitors with a variety of musical instruments, including the didgeridoo, flute, and drums. Wine and light refreshments will be served. For more information, contact the co-op at 717-762-8394.
Dec. 24 – Holiday Meet & Greet: 12-4 p.m. 42 West ARTS Co-Op & Gallery – 42 W. Main Street, Waynesboro. 42 West ARTS Co-Op invite last-minute shoppers to visit the gallery for a meet and greet reception with their talented artists and to pick up unique holiday gifts.