Festival of Wreaths Fundraiser
LACA seeking artist for 2nd annual Festival of Wreaths fundraiser
Wreaths to be sold via silent auction Nov. 26 through Dec. 8
The Ludington Area Center for the Arts (LACA) is currently seeking artists and crafters to create unique holiday wreaths for the art center’s 2nd annual Festival of Wreaths fundraiser. Wreaths will be displayed in the performance hall lobby gallery at LACA with online bidding taking place Nov. 26 through Dec. 8.
“The Festival of Wreaths is a great way to spread some holiday cheer while also supporting a great cause like LACA,” Andrew Skinner, LACA Executive Director said.
We are very excited to announce that FloraCraft has generously donated various sizes of foam and straw wreath forms for this year’s fundraiser.
Artists and crafters interested in creating a wreath for this year’s fundraiser are asked to contact LACA at email@example.com. to reserve a form or to stop by LACA, 107 S. Harrison St., in downtown Ludington to pick one (or two) up. LACA is open Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Wednesdays, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Those interested in creating a wreath with their own live wreath or form are asked to also contact LACA at the e-mail address above or by calling 231-845-2787 so we can account for wall space.
Completed wreaths must be dropped off at LACA no later than Tuesday, Nov. 23. Wreaths will then be displayed and sold via silent auction, with all proceeds benefiting the arts center.
Bidding on all of the wreaths starts at just $20. After a bidder places their bid, they will be notified via e-mail if they are out bid on an item. Bidders will also the option of setting a maximum bid for an item and the auction site will raise their bid $1 each time they are out bid.
Bidding will get underway Friday, Nov. 26 at 11 a.m. in conjunction with LACA’s inaugural Art of Giving Holiday Artist Market in the center’s main gallery. Bidding will close Wednesday, Dec. 8 at 6 p.m. The winning bidders will be contacted shortly after the close of the silent auction and wreaths must be picked up at LACA, 107 S. Harrison St., Ludington between Thursday, Dec. 9 and Saturday, Dec. 18. Winning bidders can also arrange to have their wreaths shipped to them at a cost of $15 per wreath.