Friday, May 12, 2017

Gallia County Events May 12th-21st



Events for Gallia County for May 12th-21st

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Gallia County Weekend Trader
May 12, 13, 14
Friday 12pm, Saturday 7:00am-8:00pm, Sunday 7:00am-4:00pm

Gallia County Weekend Trader Building (Old C.C. Caldwell building)
2372 Jackson Pike
Gallipolis, OH 45631
740-446-7989

2 miles west of the fairgrounds on Jackson Pike. Will be held the first weekend of the month. Animals, crafts, antiques, guns, and so much more. Camping is also available. For more information, please call 740-446-7989

Mother’s Day In
May 12
1:00pm – 3:00pm

Gallia County Health Department
499 Jackson Pike
Gallipolis, OH 45631
740-446-2018

Massage therapist, Mark Hasseman from The Kneaded Touch. Hair Stylist, Crystal Woodie from The Beauty Bar. And much more! For more information please call the Gallia County Health Department at 740-446-2018

Dirty Pouring Paint Class
May 12
6:00pm – 8:00pm
Price: $30
Ages: All

The Artisan Shoppe & Studio
300 Second Avenue
Gallipolis, OH 45631
740-853-2364

Walk ins welcome! You will learn the "Dirty Pouring Paint" method on a 12"x12" canvas. Have fun, no experience needed and go home with an exciting and gorgeous painting. Artist guaranteed!

Mother’s Day BINGO
May 12
6:30pm – 9:30pm

Must purchase tickets beforehand!

Held at Colony Club
418 Second Avenue
Gallipolis, OH 45631

Mother's Day Bingo is being sponsored by French City Academy and being held at The Colony Club. Prize list includes River City Leather bags and apparel, Columbus Zoo family membership, COSI family membership, Colony Club Gift Cards, Tuscany Cuccini Gift Cards, Alex and Ani Bracelets, Lucky Cat Design Company apparel, BoardRoom 46 Gift Cards and much more!! This Bingo event provides a great opportunity to spend time with the special mom in your life and win great prizes. Awesome food and drinks will be available!

Charlotte’s Web
May 12
7:00pm

University of Rio Grande Performing Arts Center Auditorium
418 N. College Avenue
Rio Grande, OH 45674
740-446-3834

A special sensory friendly performance, designed for families with children identifying on the Autism spectrum will be presented on Friday, May 12, at 7:00 p.m.  The sensory friendly performance is free of charge, and will include less sensory stimulation, such as more uniform sound and light levels.  The French Art Colony’s Riverby Theatre Guild has participated in special training from VSA Ohio to better serve the community with inclusive programming.


Cabela's King Kat Tournament and Kid's Rodeo
May 13th
Visit Cabela's King Kat for rules and more information about this tournament.

At Bob Evans Farm Pond in Rio Grande will be the Kids Fishing Rodeo. Sign up is from 8am-9am, Tournament is between 9am-11am. Bring your favorite Fishing Pole and live bait is allowed. Kids 12 & under, all participants will be entered to win one of (6) $1000 Scholarships!


Intermediate Blacksmithing
May 13
10:00am-1:00pm
Price: $50
Ages: 16+ (If you are under 18, you need an adult to be present with you)

The Artisan Shoppe & Studio
300 Second Avenue
Gallipolis, OH 45631
740-853-2364
Intermediate blacksmithing: expanding on the techniques of recurls, bends and tapers to make a drive hook and a wall hook. Please wear long pants, closed toe shoes and cotton shirts. Nothing low cut or full of holes. Also, it is strongly recommend that students bring hearing protection, safety goggles and unlined leather gloves.


Cork and Canvas
May 13
1:30 PM

Merry Family Winery
2376 State Route 850
Bidwell, OH 45614
740-245-9463

Painting Starts promptly at 2:00 pm. Saturday of Mother's Day weekend. Wine and art painting event. Create your very own masterpiece with step by step instructions from artist Rachel Proffitt. Cost $45 (cash or check) and covers all the artist fees and supplies to participate in event. Light refreshments included. Drinks sold separately. Due to Ohio Liquor regulations no outside drinks permitted to be brought into winery. We have nonalcoholic drinks/sodas/water etc. available for purchase in addition to our delicious wines and craft beers. Bring Mom or your favorite friends for a fun filled afternoon. Light appetizers begin at 1:30 pm., $20 nonrefundable deposit required to hold your seats balance due day of event. Deposits due by April 22, 2017 for more information call (740) 245-9463

Introduction to Watercolor Painting Class
May 13
2:00pm-4:00pm
Ages: 12+
Deadline to sign up for Deluxe option: May 8th

The Artisan Shoppe & Studio
300 Second Avenue
Gallipolis, OH 45631
740-853-2364

Class is taught by Courtney Richie. No previous experience necessary. Small refreshments will be provided during the 3 hour class. Basic option available until class time first come first served.
Price Options:
Basic $35 - includes use of my paint and brushes and take home the double sided printed page painted during the class.
Deluxe $45 - take home a Winsor & Newton Cotman watercolor paint kit and the double sided printed page painted during class.
Instruction will include:
-Brief overview of watercolor papers, brushes, pigments, and other equipment used.
-Demonstration of various watercolor techniques.
-Step by step, one-on-one walk through of each technique.
-Opportunity to be creative or to "follow the leader" as suits each individual.
-More advanced techniques presented depending on available time and student progress during the class.
-Each page used in class has the same image on each side, providing the opportunity to practice or use different color schemes.

Charlotte’s Web
May 13
2:00pm

University of Rio Grande Performing Arts Center Auditorium
418 N. College Avenue
Rio Grande, OH 45674
740-446-3834

The French Art Colony’s Riverby Theatre Guild invites local audiences to enjoy their performances of, “Charlotte’s Web”, based on the beloved children’s literature classic by E.B.White. The play, by Joseph Robinette, is directed by Betsy Willet, and is cast with local youth and adult actors. Showtimes for the barnyard adventure story are Saturday, May 13, at 2:00 and 7:00 p.m., and Sunday, May 14, at 2:00 p.m.  Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for students.  Reservations can be made by calling The French art Colony, at 740-446-3834.
For more information on “Charlotte’s Web” performances, or any Riverby Theatre Guild or French Art Colony program, call The French Art Colony, at 740-446-3834.  The Ohio Arts Council helped fund this program with State tax dollars to encourage economic growth, educational excellence, and cultural enrichment for all Ohioans.

Totally Local-Music Night
May 13
7:00pm-10:00pm

Colony Club
418 Second Avenue
Gallipolis, OH 45631

Totally Local Music Night featuring only young Gallipolis musicians: Devin Henry, Dillon Jarrell, and Jameia Hope live at Colony Club.

Charlotte’s Web
May 13
7:00pm

University of Rio Grande Performing Arts Center Auditorium
418 N. College Avenue
Rio Grande, OH 45674
740-446-3834

The French Art Colony’s Riverby Theatre Guild invites local audiences to enjoy their performances of, “Charlotte’s Web”, based on the beloved children’s literature classic by E.B.White. The play, by Joseph Robinette, is directed by Betsy Willet, and is cast with local youth and adult actors. Showtimes for the barnyard adventure story are Saturday, May 13, at 2:00 and 7:00 p.m., and Sunday, May 14, at 2:00 p.m.  Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for students.  Reservations can be made by calling The French art Colony, at 740-446-3834.
For more information on “Charlotte’s Web” performances, or any Riverby Theatre Guild or French Art Colony program, call The French Art Colony, at 740-446-3834.  The Ohio Arts Council helped fund this program with State tax dollars to encourage economic growth, educational excellence, and cultural enrichment for all Ohioans.

After 10:30 Dance Party at Gallipolis Roller Bounce
May 13
7:30pm-12:00am

Gallipolis Roller Bounce
211 Upper River Road
Gallipolis, OH 45631
740-508-6668

Normal skating until 10:30pm at regular price turn in your skates at 10:30pm and dance until midnight. Entry fee will be $10 to stay until midnight. Please invite your friends.

Introduction to Knitting
May 18
5:00pm-6:00pm
Price: $25
Ages: 14+

The Artisan Shoppe & Studio
300 Second Avenue
Gallipolis, OH 45631
740-853-2364

This class is for anyone who wants to learn basic knitting skills. You will learn how to knit, purl, cast on, and bind off. This class includes instruction, a ball of yarn, knitting needles, and a yarn needle that you will get to take home with you.

Introduction to Knitting Patterns
May 19
5:00pm – 6:00pm
Price: $25 if you need supplies, $20 if you have supplies
Ages: 14+

The Artisan Shoppe & Studio
300 Second Avenue
Gallipolis, OH 45631
740-853-2364

This class is for anyone who knows basic knitting skills and would like to learn how to do and read knitting patterns. For this class you will need a ball of yarn, knitting needles, and a yarn needle. There are two different price options if you have supplies or need supplies

GAHS Jazz Ensemble at the Colony Club
May 19
8:00pm-9:30pm

Colony Club
418 Second Avenue
Gallipolis, OH 45631

Join the Gallia Academy Jazz Ensemble for a night of music and fun at the Colony Club in historic downtown Gallipolis, OH! The band will showcase many of the charts they have been working on throughout the school year and will collect donations which will be used to pay for instrument repair costs in the 2017-2018 school year!
Help us make sure that each and every student has access to a quality musical instrument so that they can receive the best educational experience possible

Basic Blacksmithing
May 20
10:00am-1:00pm
Price: $50
Ages: 16+ (If you are under 18, you need an adult to be present with you)

The Artisan Shoppe & Studio
300 Second Avenue
Gallipolis, OH 45631
740-853-2364

We will be forging basic S-hooks. Each student will have two completed hooks. It is required to wear long pants, closed toe shoes and cotton shirts. Nothing low cut or full of holes. Also, strongly recommend that students bring hearing protection, safety goggles and unlined leather gloves

New May Rose Stained Glass Class
May 20
11:00am-3:00pm
Price: $60
Ages: 12+
Deadline: Must know if you want custom colors a week in advance.

The Artisan Shoppe & Studio
300 Second Avenue
Gallipolis, OH 45631
740-853-2364

Learn how to make this beautiful stained glass rose from professional, Tracy French. Please pay in advance to reserve your spot.

Elizabeth Chapel Wild Game Dinner
May 20
5:00pm – 8:00pm

Elizabeth Chapel Church
55 Locust Street
Gallipolis, OH 45631
740-446-4154

This year’s wild game dinner will be another great one! The speaker this year will be Mississippi Muzzy Slinger Dan Blacksher. Tickets for the seminar are $5. The Buckeye Big Buck Club Antler Scorers will be starting to score antlers at 2:00pm the day of this event! Bring your antlers in to be scored! These scorers are Pope & Young and Boone & Crocket certified scorers! For more information, call the church at 740-446-4154.

Tri-County Gospel Sing
May 20
6:00pm

Ariel-Ann Carson Dater Performing Arts Centre
426 Second Avenue
Gallipolis, OH 45631
740-446-2787

Join the historic Ariel Opera House in welcoming the Tri-County Gospel Sing, presented by Pastor Rick Barcus of the Addison Free Will Baptist Church.
A full lineup of featured guests will be announced soon!
This concert is free to the public. A love offering will be collected. Doors open at 5:00pm and the concert starts at 6:00pm.

Galipolis In Lights 5k Electric River Run/Walk
May 20
7:00pm

Gallipolis City Park
300 Second Avenue
Gallipolis, OH 45631

Course: Course begins on State Street, beside the Gallipolis City Park. It journeys through 1st Avenue Vine Street, to Sycamore Street and ends at the Gallipolis City Park. The course is all on flat paved grounds. This is not a certified course.
Entry Fees: *$30.00 Pre-Registration *includes t-shirt, glow bracelet and race goodies
                   *$35.00 if registering after May 1st or race Day Registration *No extras
*SPECIAL DEAL - IF PRE-REGISTERING 4 PARTICIPANTS AT ONE TIME, YOU WILL RECEIVE $5.00 OFF EACH ENTRY
*Kids 10 & under FREE entry *Kids 10 & under: t-shirt with glow bracelet: $10.00 (To ensure t-shirt - MUST Pre-Register with shirt size)
Age Groups: 12 & under 13-17 18-25 26-35 36-45 46-55 56-65 66-75 75 & over
Awards: Run awards: Top male & female, 5K Run. 1st, 2nd, & 3rd male and 1st, 2nd, & 3rd female in each event. Best Glow-in Dark outfit in each age group
Charity Information: Gallipolis in Lights, a non-profit organization, is fundraising to help support our downtown Christmas lights for the 2017-18 holiday season. Our holiday light display is an amazing and unique experience for the entire community and neighboring communities to enjoy! We have our annual lighting on Thanksgiving Eve so please come join us for a wonderful family event.
More Information: ENTER THIS RACE if you want to be part of an AWESOME, UNIQUE, AND MEMORABLE EVENT!! This race is an ELECTRIC, GLOW-IN-THE-DARK, NEON COLORED FUN...FUN...FUN, RUN/WALK!! We encourage everyone to come in their own CREATIVE Glow-in-Dark outfits. The crazier, the better! Prizes will be awarded for your efforts!! There will be live music, inflatables, neon face painting, neon nails, and various activities for children/adults at the Gallipolis City Park beginning at 7PM. The actual 5K Run/Walk race starting at 9:00PM. The course will be lit up with various types of terrific lighting and awesome music along the way. All proceeds of this event will help Gallipolis in Lights purchase Christmas decor to light up Gallipolis, Ohio during the Christmas holiday season. PLEASE come out to join us, have FUN and support our cause.


Lula Games-Gallipolis Jr Woman’s Club
May 21
Doors open 1:00pm Games 2:00pm

Gallia County Senior Resource Center
1165 State Route 160
Gallipolis, OH 45631

20 games $20. 3 Special games. Concessions available. Grab Bags!! For more information please contact Crystal Cox 339-3246 or Bridget Harris 794-0491

Ariel Music Students Recital
May 21
2:00pm
Admission is free ~ donations accepted at the door.

Ariel-Ann Carson Dater Performing Arts Centre
426 Second Avenue
Gallipolis, OH 45631
740-446-2787

The historic Ariel Opera House presents a recital featuring Piano and Voice students of Judith Cavendish and String students of Elaine Swinney. Join us for this free Sunday afternoon concert to be held in the 3rd floor Ariel Chamber Theatre. For more information about music lessons offered at the Ariel, please visit our website at http://arieloperahouse.org/

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