The Sevierville Commons Arts Council is holding its inaugural fundraiser Blast Off! for the Arts in Common Gallery on Friday.
Blast Off! is a ticketed event to be held 5:30 p.m. on July 28, 2017 at the new Arts in Common Gallery located at 129 Bruce Street in Sevierville. Bruce Street will be closed to traffic during the event.
The gallery is becoming a reality due to a $50,000 Tennessee Main Street Entrepreneur Grant from the Tennessee Department of Economic & Community Development. It is expected to open in Fall 2017 and will be a consignment gallery where local entrepreneur artists can apply to display and sell their work.
The event includes dinner from participating area restaurants, silent auction, and a make it and take it collage station. Greg Fitch and Pat Corn will provide musical entertainment.
Area artists will provide demonstrations of weaving, hand building clay, drawing and woodcrafts. The council partnered with Fort Sanders Sevier Senior Center to showcase their facility and what they have to offer the local community. They will be providing the woodturning demonstrator, along with other woodcrafts.
Blast Off! is a family friendly event with tickets priced at $50 per family, $30 per couple and $15 for single person. Tickets are available on www.seviervillecommonsartscouncil.org
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