2017 Buoy Painting and Auction
Join Us for All Three Fun Events!
Buoy Painting • Holiday Lobster Trap Tree Lighting and Party • Art Haven Buoy Auction & Family Fun Night
Every year you the community comes together to have fun, get the paints out and create beautiful buoys for our Holiday Lobster Trap Tree on Main Street and our Annual Buoy Auction fundraiser in January. It's a great time for all and helps make possible all our programs offered year round at Art Haven. Thank you to our wonderful community! We look forward to seeing everyone--old friends and new—again this year!
Your generous contributions in the past make have made possible art education for roughly 1000 Cape Ann students each year including scholarships that help bring art to all our children. Thank you!
2017 EVENT INFORMATION
Art Haven Studios
See below for dates and Times
Please bring your children to come paint their own unique buoy to adorn our Lobster Trap Tree for this holiday season!
Below are dates for kids by school with extra days for make up and the general public.
East Gloucester Elementary: Wednesday 11/29 - 3:30-5:00pm
Veterans Memorial: Wednesday 11/29 - 3:30-5:00pm
Plum Cove Elemenary: Thursday 11/30 - 3:30-5:00pm
Beeman Elementary: Thursday 11/30 - 3:30-5:00pm
West Parish Elementary: Friday - 12/1 - 3:30-5:00pm
Open Day for Everyone: Saturday - 12/2 - 10:0am - 1:00pm
Rockport Elemenary School: Monday 12/4 - 3:30-5:00pm
O' Maley Middle School: Wednesday - 12/6 - 3:30-5:00pm
Open Day for Everyone: Wednesday - 12/6 - 3:30-5:00pm
Manchester/Essex Elementary: Wednesday - 12/6 - 3:30-5:00pm
Holiday Lobster Trap and Buoy Tree Lighting
December 9th, 4:30pm, at Art Haven
Join us for caroling, hot cocoa and tree-lighting. See Santa and help us count down as we put the star on top and celebrate the season by lighting the tree and seeing all the kids' s beautiful buoys decorating our community tree!
Join us after in the studio for a party! We'll have crafts, music and a winter wonderland backdrop for holiday photos!
Art Haven Buoy Auction & Family Fun Night
5:00 - 8:00pm
Join us for a spirited night of fundraising and family fun to support our organization. We'll have crafts for kids, light refreshments, a cash bar and a slideshow presentation from Buoy Painting and the Tree Lighting.
Lobster Trap Raffle
Special This Year -- Enter a raffle to win a package of 10 commercial grade, 3-foot, 10 guage-end lobster traps built by Brooks Trap Mill in Maine. Raffle tickets cost $20 each (Package valued at $650.00) or $100 for 7 tickets. Tickets can also be purchased now at one of three locations: Art Haven, Three Lantern Marine and Fishing, and The Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce. Lobster traps generously donated by Three Lantern Marine and Fishing.
Silent and Live Auction
Come see the buoys created by local artists. You are welcome to bid! Don't miss the fun. Mystery auctioneer to be announced!
Tickets for the Event
- Tickets are $15 at the door for adults. Free admittance for children.
- Present your ticket to pick up your child's buoy. Limit one buoy per ticket.
- Additional buoys, $5 per buoy
All proceeds benefit Art Haven.
Happy Holidays Everyone!
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