Friday, July 21, 2017

Gallia County Events July 21-31


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Pouring Paint Class
July 21
5:00pm – 8:00pm
Price: $30
Ages: All
# of spots: 5 spots

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

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! For more information about this class, upcoming classes or to register, please visit the website at www.theartisanshoppe.org

Live Music at Colony Club
July 21
7:30pm
$3

Colony Club
418 Second Avenue
Gallipolis, OH 45631
740-208-5526

Live Music from Jemeia Hope, Brent Patterson, Chris Keesey and String Benders. Stop by early and try something off the menu.

Psychedelic Saturday: Tie Dye
July 22
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Price: $15
Ages: 10+

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

Psychedelic Saturday 4 Class Package: $50. For four Saturdays in July, we are starting our Psychedelic Saturday series. This third class, we will be making tie dye shirts. You can come whenever you want from 12:00pm-2:00pm though we do appreciate when participants reserve their spots. You can reserve your spot by coming to the shoppe, requesting an invoice or you can reserve your spot through our website!

Learn 2 Sew with Leo: Beginning Sewing Class
July 22
12:30pm – 4:30pm

Bossard Memorial Library
7 Spruce Street
Gallipolis, OH 45631
740-446-7323

Have sewing machine but don't know how to use it? Always wanted to craft items with your machine but did not know where to start? If so, plan to attend our Learn2Sew with Leo Beginning Sewing Class. This class will be held on Saturday, July 22 (12:30pm-4:30pm) and Sunday, July 23 (1:30pm-4:30pm). Part 1 on Saturday will focus on basic sewing machine skills and reading a pattern. Part 2 on Sunday will focus on creating and finishing a tote. This class is open to those ages 8-adult. Those who are 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult helper. Please bring your own sewing machine, if possible. A few sewing machines will be available for those unable to bring one. Our instructor asks that you do not bring "toy" sewing machines. The minimum number of students needed to offer the class is 5 and the maximum number we will take is 20 students. Attendees must register online for this class.
This class will be taught by Leo Parks who has been sewing and also servicing sewing machines for more than 50 years. He will explain major mistakes in sewing, basic adjustments, maintenance, and techniques that make sewing easier and fun. The tote pattern will be provided.
Items to bring to the first class:
Scissors
One box of medium size straight pins (ball end preferred)
One spool of thread to match your material or in an accent color
Light weight material (pattern or color) for front and back of tote -- 45" wide, 1/3 yard
Light weight material (pattern or color) for sides, bottom, binding -- 45" wide, 1/4 yard
Heavy weight material (pattern or color) for straps and lining -- 45" wide, 1 yard or 54" wide, 2/3 yard
Fabric remnant for front pocket
Heavy fusible stabilizer -- 20" wide, 1/2 yard
 
Introduction to Watercolor Painting Class

July 22
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Deadline to sign up for Deluxe option: July 17th
Ages: 12+

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

Taught by Courtney Richie. No previous experience necessary. 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.

Learn 2 Sew with Leo: Beginning Sewing Class
July 23
1:30pm – 4:30pm

Bossard Memorial Library
7 Spruce Street
Gallipolis, OH 45631
740-446-7323

Have sewing machine but don't know how to use it? Always wanted to craft items with your machine but did not know where to start? If so, plan to attend our Learn2Sew with Leo Beginning Sewing Class. This class will be held on Saturday, July 22 (12:30pm-4:30pm) and Sunday, July 23 (1:30pm-4:30pm). Part 1 on Saturday will focus on basic sewing machine skills and reading a pattern. Part 2 on Sunday will focus on creating and finishing a tote. This class is open to those ages 8-adult. Those who are 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult helper. Please bring your own sewing machine, if possible. A few sewing machines will be available for those unable to bring one. Our instructor asks that you do not bring "toy" sewing machines. The minimum number of students needed to offer the class is 5 and the maximum number we will take is 20 students. Attendees must register online for this class.
This class will be taught by Leo Parks who has been sewing and also servicing sewing machines for more than 50 years. He will explain major mistakes in sewing, basic adjustments, maintenance, and techniques that make sewing easier and fun. The tote pattern will be provided.
Items to bring to the first class:
Scissors
One box of medium size straight pins (ball end preferred)
One spool of thread to match your material or in an accent color
Light weight material (pattern or color) for front and back of tote -- 45" wide, 1/3 yard
Light weight material (pattern or color) for sides, bottom, binding -- 45" wide, 1/4 yard
Heavy weight material (pattern or color) for straps and lining -- 45" wide, 1 yard or 54" wide, 2/3 yard
Fabric remnant for front pocket
Heavy fusible stabilizer -- 20" wide, 1/2 yard

Moana Art Camp – Art and Creative Movement Camp
July 24
9:00am – 1:00pm
$30
Ages 5-10

French Art Colony
First Avenue
Gallipolis, OH 45631
740-446-3834

Come enjoy a day filled with the music of Moana, art projects inspired by film, and a beach themed dance party! For more information, please call the FAC at 740-446-3834

Build a Better World
July 24
10:30am

Bossard Memorial Library
7 Spruce Street
Gallipolis, OH 45631
740-446-7323

Visit the Library on Monday, July 24 at 10:30 AM and help us "Build a Better World" with Storyteller Ellen Ford. Ellen will present a program filled with stories, songs, and games to help us explore and create a better world.
This event is for all ages and is free and open to the public.

Around the World
July 25
2:00pm
Free event, suited for ages 2-12

Bossard Memorial Library
7 Spruce Street
Gallipolis, OH 45631
740-446-7323

Mexico, China, Egypt, Great Britain!! Visit the Library as we Travel Around the World.
Learn about different cultures as you listen to stories, play games, create crafts, and enjoy snacks from various countries.  As a way to "Build a Better World" and help our community, we are asking attendees to donate non-perishable/canned food items at this program. All collected items will be donated to a local food bank. A donation is not required for entry to this program, but is greatly encouraged.
This program is free, and although most suited for those ages 2-12, is open to all. 

Classes at the French Art Colony

July 25 – August 22 (Tuesday Evenings)

French Art Colony
580 First Avenue
Gallipolis, OH 45631
740-446-3834

Kids Art – ages 5-10 - $75 for a 6 week session
Ballet – ages 6-12 - $80
Theatre – ages 8-18 - $80
$15 Drop-In rate. For more information please call the FAC at 740-446-3834

Raised Around Rio Farmer and Artisan Market
July 26
4:00pm - 7:00 pm

North College Avenue 
Rio Grande, OH 45685

Bringing you quality products close to home every Wednesday night. The Market has homemade soaps, jellies, jams, produce, fresh cheese, desserts, breads, plants, crafts, jewelry and much more!

Teen Summer Book Club
July 27
2:00pm

Bossard Memorial Library
7 Spruce Street
Gallipolis, OH 45631
740-446-7323

Teens grab you suitcases and your passports and join us as we Travel Around the World.
Stop by the Library and learn about different cultures and countries as you visit our various stations. For more information, please call the Library at 740-446-7323.

Bossard Book Club
July 27
5:30pm – 8:00pm

Bossard Memorial Library
7 Spruce Street
Gallipolis, OH 45631
740-446-7323

This month we will be discussing The Nightingale by Kristen Hannah. Due to high demand, we were unable to read this title in 2016 so we elected to read it this year.
If you would like to participate, please contact Lynn via phone (extension 229), e-mail (LPauley@bossardlibrary.org), or by stopping in at the Library.
You may pick up a copy of the book located on the cart in the children's play room (right outside the door to Lynn's office). Please sign the notebook sheet beside of the number listed on the paper tucked in the book. Also, please make sure to stop at the Circulation Desk and check the book out. Light refreshments will be served.

Designing Terrariums
July 27
6:00pm – 7:00pm
Age: 12+
Price: $25
Deadline to sign up: July 22nd

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

Learn how to design a terrarium to add some greenery to your home. Terrariums are low-care and easy to create. All materials will be provided and you will walk away with a unique terrarium filled with plants and decorations. For more information or to register for classes, please visit the website at www.theartisanshoppe.org
Kids' Art Camp
July 28
11:00am - 1:00pm
Price: $10
Ages: 6+

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

Kid friendly mixed media art camp! Walk-ins are accepted if minimum number of students is met. All Kids' Art Camp - Mixed Media dates: July 7th, 14th, 21st, and 28th, August 4th, 11th, and 18th. When you sign up, it is just for one date. The price doesn't include all dates

Pattern from Glass Crafters: Mr. Tree Frog
July 28
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Price: $60
Ages: 12+

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

Hop into a Tiffany-style stained glass class! Great for beginners! Mr. Tree Frog has approximately 30 pieces to copper foil and solder. All pieces are pre-cut and sanded, ready for class! Visit online at www.theartisanshoppe.org for more information and to reserve your spot!

Brush & Bottle
July 28
6:00pm – 8:00pm
Ages: 18+
Prices: 18"x24" sized canvas is $40 11"x14" sized canvas is $20

Subject: Welsh Dragon

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

At Brush & Bottle, you may bring your own wine, alcohol, or whatever beverage of your choice and get to learn how to paint different images from professional artist, Valerie G. Thomas. Brush & Bottle is a monthly event in Gallipolis at The Artisan Studio and you must pay ahead of time to reserve your spot. Art supplies will be provided, but alcoholic beverages will not. Each class is about two hours and there are 10 spots available. For more information or to register for a class please visit the website at www.theartisanshoppe.org

Teen Night
July 28
7:00pm – 10:00pm

Gallipolis Municipal Pool
2501 Ohio Avenue
Gallipolis, OH 45631

The Gallipolis Municipal Pool will be hosting a teen swim night for teens 13-17 years old on July 28th from 7-10pm. Admission will be $2.00 at the gate.

Psychedelic Saturday: Decoupage
July 29
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Price: $15
Ages: 10+

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

Psychedelic Saturday 4 Class Package: $50. For four Saturdays in July, we are starting our Psychedelic Saturday series. This fourth class, we will be doing decoupage on different items. You can come whenever you want from 12:00pm-2:00pm though we do appreciate when participants reserve their spots. You can reserve your spot by coming to the shoppe, requesting an invoice or you can reserve your spot through our website!

Big Buck 101.5 Summer Jamboree
July 29
8:00pm - 9:30pm

Gallipolis City Park
300 Second Avenue
Gallipolis, OH 45631

Join your Big Buck Country 101.5, Farmers Bank, Pepsi, Lykins Energy Solutions & McDonald's (in Rio Grande, Pt. Pleasant & Gallipolis), for the "Big Buck Summer Jamboree". The FREE family fun is Saturday, July 29th, at the Gallipolis City Park Amphitheater. Join us for FREE LIVE music from Shane Owens Country, Julie Reeves & The Joseph Sisters. We will have FREE inflatables for the kids, concessions will be available. Keep listening to Big Buck 101.5 for all the details. For more information visit the event page on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/events/303787436719505/

Gallia County Junior Fair
July 31
8:00am – 11:00pm Daily
$10 a day (includes rides)
$28 season pass (not including rides)
FREE PARKING
*No permanent seating at the Holzer Main Stage: bring your lawn chairs*

Gallia County Fairgrounds
189 Jackson Pike
Gallipolis, OH 45631
www.galliacountyfair.org

July 31 Main Events include:
8:00am – Horse Production and Contest Show at the Horse Arena
8:30am – Swine Showmanship in the Show Arena
11:00am-1:00pm – Helicopter on display
4:00pm – Market Swine in the Show Arena
5:30pm – Boy Scout Awards at the Gray Pavilion
6:00pm – Girl Scout Awards at the Gray Pavilion
6:00pm – Horse Awards Ceremony in the Horse Arena
6:30pm – 4 Wheel Drive Truck Pulls at the Pulling Track
7:00pm – Barnyard Games at the Horse Arena
7:00pm – Jeff & Sheri Easter on the Holzer Main Stage
8:30pm – Tenth Avenue North on the Holzer Main Stage

Nature Kids Art Camp – Art and Exploration Camp
July 31
9:00am – 3:00pm
$45
Ages 6-12

French Art Colony
First Avenue
Gallipolis, OH 45631
740-446-3834

This art camp will have the students out exploring our gorgeous gardens! We will explore various perspectives on nature and art mediums as we encourage their art to be inspired by the great outdoors. For more information, please call the FAC at 740-446-3834

Ronald McDonald StoryTime
July 31
10:00am
Free Event, ages 3-8

Bossard Memorial Library
7 Spruce Street
Gallipolis, OH 45631
740-446-7323

Kids, prepare for a fun-filled and crazy morning as Ronald McDonald visits the Library.
This special StoryTime is best suited for those ages 3-8. For more information, please call the Library at 740-446-7323.


If you have an event that is open to the public, please let us know. We will add your event to our calendars! Call us at the GCCVB at 740-446-6882 or email info@visitgallia.com

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