Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Sister's Folk Festival Donation Time - Balloons Over Bend, Oregon

Balloons Over Bend  — Cristina Acosta
This parade of balloons and other flying machines was inspired by Balloons Over Bend. A longtime Bend, Oregon artist, Cristina always adds a bright and cheerful piece to the auction.Pastel  and Acrylic on  100% rag paper (30" x 22"). "Balloons Over Bend" is sponsored by Farmers Insurance of Sisters, and will be on display at High Desert Gallery
It's that time of year again -- Time to Donate to the Sister's Folk Festival - My Own Two Hands Fundraiser 2010
"Traveling Light" My Own Two Hands is a fun-filled community arts event in and for the community of Sisters, Oregon. Sponsored by the Sisters Folk Festival for the benefit of the Sisters Americana Project.

Friday, April 9: Community Parade, Art Stroll, Chili Feed & Performing Arts Evening 4-4:30 — Community Parade on Hood Avenue from Pine St. to Spruce St.
4:30-6:30 — Art Stroll (get a map here).
6:30-8:30 — Chili Feed & Performing Arts Evening at Bronco Billy's. Saturday, April 10: Art Auction & Party at Ponderosa Forge & Ironworks Doors open at 6 pm

Online ticket sales have been discontinued, but there are still some left. 

Please call the Festival office at 541-549-4979. Call them for instructions to bid by telephone on a piece of art.

My Own Two Hands began in 2001 as a fundraiser for the Sisters Americana Project, the educational outreach component of the Sisters Folk Festival.

For the past nine years, My Own Two Hands has celebrated how one individual can change their community for the better by using their own skills in a positive way. The two-day event is a community celebration of the arts; from performance to visual to the written word. My Own Two Hands has it all.
View Art Auction Donations Online.