Submitted to OnFocus – Your one Special weekend of unique art shopping!!! Our 11th annual Clark County “Spring into the Arts” Tour on Saturday, April 24, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday, April 25, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. – 3 p.m. hosted by Clark County Economic Development Corporation & Tourism Bureau. Enjoy a weekend driving along the scenic roads of Clark County meeting artists in their studios and gathering spots to viewing and purchase their creations. The tour features 27 of the finest artists, guest artists and their designs – painters, potters, woodworkers, metal workers, jewelers, weavers, basket makers, glass workers, mixed media and much more. There will be music, food & a restoration car display for your weekend pleasure. For a brochure call: 715-255-9100, [email protected] or www.clarkcountywi.org
Joining us NEW this year is The Christine Center. This year they are celebrating their 40-year anniversary and 10 years of art and creativity workshops with a new studio; hosting 6 accomplished artists in various mediums and styles, with subjects ranging from the whimsical to the sublime. Live drumming, singing bowls, painting, and beading experiences will be available at various times during the tour. Come experience their beautiful bookstore and meditation spaces, and sample delicious, intriguing tea and treats from the soul-restoring recipes of St. Hildegard of Bingen, a 12th century visionary artist.
Also joining the tour is Reddaisygirl Shopping & Retail which is a new business located on Central Avenue in “Historic” Downtown Owen. Originally built in the early 1900’s the newly remodeled store, with its eclectic, hippie style, offers a welcoming and happy atmosphere, while still embracing the history of the building. The store features many goodies and a new outdoor patio area that is the perfect spot to sit and relax. Hargot Custom Restorations will have some of their beautifully restored vehicles on display during the art show, plus a little bit of mood music, which will create an inviting atmosphere. Featured at Reddaisygirl are “4 Fantastic Artists” featuring outdoor metal art, silverware creations, needle punch embroidery, palm wax candles, incense, air fresheners, handwoven rugs, baskets, table runners, placemats, potholders, purses and more.
Likewise, joining the “Spring into the Arts” Tour this year is The Highground Veterans Memorial Park. Very special “Veteran Art Creations” will be on display and for sale. There will also be art supplies available for any veterans that visit during the tour to take part in “PTSD Art Therapy”. The 150-acre Highground site features outdoor tributes to those who have served in the military and their families; a Museum with exhibitions focusing on the human cost of war and historical chapters from our military past; and is helping lead the way in connecting veterans to help through many veteran programs, especially in PTSD management events & information.
Joining us again this year are Munson Bridge Winery in Willard, many intriguing country art studios’, host sites and many sponsors offering fantastic food, lodging and fun shopping opportunities. Spend your weekend relaxing and just enjoining yourself!
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