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Creative Arts Center Art Festival Silent Auction Aug. 11-14
By Creative Arts Center
Aug 11, 2020
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Bonham, Texas -- The Red River Art Fest will be a "different kind of festival" this year. The Creative Arts Center wants to take a leadership role in making the COVID situation better, and having a big one-day event is unwise for public health. So, the center is making the best of a bad situation by hosting the fundraising portion of their festival. Though no wineries or performers will be on hand, the beautiful hand painted wine glasses and Community Art Project Wine Bags that would've been for sale during the festival are currently for sale in the gallery and will remain available through August. The ever popular Silent Auction, held during the festival each year, will be between August 11 through August 14.

"Spreading the auction over four days will minimize the number of guests in the gallery at once but still provide folks the opportunity to purchase the great items we've become known for," said former Executive Director Lisa Avila. "We will also post the items online so you can purchase from your home or preview so you know what to come bid on. This way with our 'Mini Festival' we keep safer but still raise some much-needed funds."

Everyone is invited to come by a wine glass or buy a whole set. They're beautiful and the cost is $10 for glasses, $15 for the bags and $5 for decorated bottles. Masks - per Governor Abbott - are required in the gallery (and the center still has masks available for sale.)