Solstice Arts Festival new to Alberni

A new arts festival comes to the Alberni Valley.

Folks enjoy teas on the terrace at the Rollin Art Centre

Folks enjoy teas on the terrace at the Rollin Art Centre

The Solstice arts festival is a new Arts Festival happening June 17-19 that brings four arts groups together under one umbrella, to bring an unforgettable weekend of artists, art exhibits, music, theatrical performances and street entertainment fun for the whole family.

This is something new for the community, combining several events for one big weekend of entertainment. The groups involved are all not-for-profit groups that are hoping this fundraiser will secure their future, and the future of this great event for the Alberni Valley.

Please come out and support these wonderful organizations while enjoying a jam-packed weekend to help celebrate art and community.

Featuring Days with the Arts at the Rollin Art Centre, joined by Portal Players Dramatic Society, Alberni Art Rave Society and Art Matters Society – F.A.C.E.

Tickets are now available at the Rollin Art Centre, and Char’s Landing. Tickets cost $20 for adults, $15 for seniors and students (13-18 years old), $50 family pass (2 adults and 2 students) and children 12 and under are free when accompanied with adult pass.

For more details please follow us on Facebook at: www.facebook.com/AlberniSolstice, or call the Rollin Art Centre at 250-724-3412.

Days with the arts

The Rollin Art Centre will be the site of the Days with the Arts aspect of the Solstice Arts Festival. If you are an artists /artisan or even a vendor and are  interested in renting a table and displaying your work, applications are still available. The Solstice Arts Festival is a three-day event from June 17-19. Drop by the Rollin Art Centre for more information.  Table rentals are $80 for the entire weekend.

Terrace teas

The Rollin Art Centre Teas on the Terrace will once again be back this summer; however we will only be having four teas instead of our usual eight.

Join us in the garden for another musical line-up and back again is Harvest Thyme Fine Foods.

Purchase your Tickets today and help support the Rollin Art Centre with our summer fundraiser.

Tickets are $20 for each tea or $75 if you purchase for all four teas. Don’t miss out, tickets sell out quickly. Musical Line up; July 14 – Folk Song Circle, July 28 – Old Time Fiddlers, August 11 – Glen Mofford (easy listening vocals and guitar), and to close out the summer, August 25 – Paul Kurucz – The Travelers.