Torre Nissan

Home | Classifieds | Place an Ad | Public Notices | Galleries | Opinions | Obituaries | Contact Us | Subscribe | e-News | RSS
Palo Verde Valley Blythe/Quartzsite Times | Blythe, California and Quartzsite, Arizona

home : quartzsite news : quartzsite news April 15, 2014


10/30/2012 5:00:00 PM
4th Annual "Rockin' in Quartzsite" artist reception on Nov. 3
Photo for illustration purposes only
Photo for illustration purposes only
Joanne Winer
QUARTZSITE TIMES

QUARTZSITE - Everyone is invited to come to see the 4th Annual "Rockin' in Quartzsite" Artist Reception that will be held on Nov. 3 from 6-8 p.m. at the Tyson Wells Showgrounds in Quartzsite. Sponsored by Proud Neighbors of Quartzsite, this event has been a one of a kind for the past three years, highlighting the talents of local artists who have spent countless hours painting scenery pictures, unique local historical sites and much more on huge slabs of rock. This is a chance for the public to come to the "Rock Motel", set in one of the metal buildings at Tyson Wells Showgrounds on Kuehn Ave.

The building will be transformed into a wonderful backdrop for the artists to display their masterpieces for all to see.

Proud Neighbors of Quartzsite is a non-profit organization that was established to help provide benefits to local charities and other non-profit organizations by promoting the community of Quartzsite and surrounding areas. This is the fourth year for the Rockin' in Quartzsite event and it has grown every year with hundreds of people coming out to get a sneak preview of these works of art. The painted rocks will then be "adopted" by sponsors, who will have them moved to their place of business and keep them until March 2, when the group will hold a Rock Auction to raise money and find the rock art pieces a permanent home.

People are urged to look around town at these pieces of local art and vote for the People's Choice favorite for this year. The winner will be announced at the Rock Auction in March.

This celebration of the Arts is a unique event that gets bigger and better each year. Come and meet the artists who have created their works of art on simple slabs of stone. There will be hors d'oeuvres and more at the event, so come and see something really unique and fun. For more information, contact Rain Golden-Bear, President of Proud Neighbors of Quartzsite. You can also check out their website at www.proudneighbors.com.





Article Comment Submission Form
Comments are not posted immediately. Submissions must adhere to our Use of Service Terms of Use agreement. The email and phone info you provide will not be visible to the public. Rambling or nonsensical comments may not be posted. Comments are limited to 1300 characters or less. In order for us to reasonably manage this feature we may limit your comment entries to five(5) per day.
Submit an Article Comment
First Name:
Required
Last Name:
Required
Telephone:
Required
Email:
Required
Comment:
Required
Passcode:
Required
Anti-SPAM Passcode Click here to see a new mix of characters.
This is an anti-SPAM device. It is not case sensitive.
   


Advanced Search


    Recently Commented     Most Viewed
COLUMN: Oh, poor me
Homicide suspect Timothy Vandiver-Mays in custody
OBITUARY: Norma M. Barrows
Burnt human remains found in desert
Grand Jury recommends policy/procedure training for city council

HSE - We want to hear from you
Find more about Weather in Blythe, CA
Click for weather forecast





Find It Blogs Features Milestones Submit Extras Other Publications Local Listings
Home | Classifieds | Public Notices | Galleries | Opinions | Obituaries | Merchant Guide | Contact Us | Subscribe | e-News | RSS | Site Map

Powered by 72dpi

Copyright 2014 Western News&Info, Inc.® Palo Verde Valley Times is the information source for Blythe, California, Quartzsite, Arizona and surrounding area communities. Original content may not be reprinted or distributed without the written permission of Western News&Info, Inc.® Palo Verde Valley Times Online is a service of WNI. By using the Site, pvvt.com ®, you agree to abide and be bound by the site's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, which prohibit commercial use of any information on the site. Click Here to email your questions or comments to the Webmaster. Palo Verde Valley Times Online is a proud publication of Western News&Info Inc.® All Rights Reserved.


Software © 1998-2014 1up! Software, All Rights Reserved