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Orchard Lake art show to dazzle

By |2018-01-16T04:16:38-05:00August 4th, 2005|Entertainment|

ORCHARD LAKE – The third Annual Orchard Lake Fine Art Show will be at the Orchard Lake St. Mary’s campus Aug. 5-7. The show will feature about 150 juried artists from around the country and Canada.
“Our goal is to create an atmosphere that enhances the artwork,” said organizer Jim Sobczak.
It all starts with a garden. “Donnelly Brothers Landscaping spends approximately 400 man-hours customizing a garden which is to be the focal point of the event,” said Sobczak. “A beautiful water fountain and seating provide a relaxing atmosphere for attendees. Quality foods from Mountain Jack’s, Penn’s Thai Cafe and Harbor House further help to create a fabulous environment. Our goal is to be a comfortable event for art lovers, even those that may not attend other outdoor events.”
The show will also feature live artist demonstrations of glass blowing, painting, drawing and jewelry-making.
St. Mary’s is located at Orchard Lake Road and Commerce, 3535 Indian Trail in Orchard Lake. On Friday, Aug. 5 there is a ticketed preview from 6 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. Purchase tickets for $25 at On Saturday, Aug. 6 admission is free from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. On Sunday Aug. 7 admission is free from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information and a complete show schedule, go to

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