Be dazzled by paintings, pottery, jewelry, stained glass, mobiles, sculpture, wood carvings, leatherwork, and various one-of-a-kind art wonders! Enjoy an ART-filled Holiday Open House at Franklin Arts Center, 1001 Kingwood St, on Nov 12 from 10am to 4pm! In addition to those listed, there will be many other open studios on both floors of Franklin Arts Center. Don't miss The Crossing Arts Alliance Sales & Gift Gallery and the Brainerd Area Art Club sale and show in the Q Gallery. Help sustain local artists with your purchases of unique arts and crafts!!
Kids, enjoy Flipside printmaking with Jay Raymond in the cafeteria from 10am to noon.
Cleo Kuelbs and Dennis Coryell will provide musical entertainment in the hall near the auditorium from 11am to 2pm.
A huge thank you to the Nov 12 Holiday Open House Major Sponsors: A Needle Pulling Thread/Snow Day Hats, A2Z Yarn, Evelyn Matthies Studio, Red House Media, Shining Light Studio, The Finishing Stitch/Rebecca Anakala, and The Journey North Church.
Guest Artists in the upper gym: Bavelli Leather, Becky's Bread, Brambling Rows Berry Farm, Matthew DeVries, Carole Eliseuson, Jeannie Gaffney, Great River Door, Brent Manley, KLK (K. Kupferschmidt), Tom Kutschied, Tom Larson, Steve Seevers, The Cottage Place/E. Kulseth, Teresa VonRohr, Carolina Warner, Steven Weagel, John Wgeishofski.
There are also other arts, crafts and design/decorating opportunities beyond Franklin Arts Center on Nov 12, including a Holiday Arts & Crafts Festival at Brainerd Senior High School, 702 S 5th St (use north or south doors) from 9:30am to 4pm, free; and the Zonta Christmas House Tour at Bob & Jeannie Larson's, 315 C St, Brainerd from 9am to 4pm (as well as the day before from 4 to 9pm). Tickets for the Zonta Christmas House Tour are $7 in advance or $10 at the door. Several Brainerd northside churches have craft sales on Saturday also. Warm your heart with ART on Nov 12 at Franklin Arts Center and nearby!