Thursday, November 16, 2017

Gallia County Events November 17-26


                              

                                Events in Gallia County November 17-26

French Art Colony Fall Classes
Tuesday’s and Thursday’s (September 19 – December 14
)

Between 4:00pm – 8:00pm

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

Tuesday’s Classes:
Storytime Creation – ages 2 to 5 years old – 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Kids Art – ages 5 to 12 years old – 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Thursday’s Classes:
Pre-Ballet – ages 3 to 5 years old – 4:15pm to 5:00pm
Ballet – ages 5 to 12 years old – 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Jazz – ages 5 to 10 years old – 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Theatre – ages 8 to 18 years old – 7:00pm – 8:00pm
For more information, please call the French Art Colony at 740-446-3834

Free Yoga Classes
Tuesday’s 10:00am & 6:00pm

Free; Ages 16+

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

As a result of patron demand, the Library will be continuing our evening Yoga classes for the foreseeable future. Please note that due to numerous scheduling conflicts, the classes will now be offered on Tuesday evenings from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM beginning November 7. NO Registration is required for the classes. If this will be your first time attending the evening class, please come a few minutes early to fill out contact information and sign an exercise waiver. The classes will be led by Logan Black, a Certified Yoga instructor. Logan will introduce the basics of Yoga practice and the myriad benefits yoga can bring to your life. You must be 16 years of age or older to attend the classes. Those ages 16-18 must have a waiver signed by a parent/guardian on file before attending the classes. Please bring your own yoga mat or beach towel, and make sure to wear comfortable clothing.
Always check with your doctor before beginning any exercise program or routine.
Please check the library website calendar for cancellation dates. For more information, please call the library at 740-446-7323.

Christmas Holly Stained Glass Class
November 17

5:00pm – 6:00pm
Price:  $60
Ages:  12+

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

Start decorating for Christmas with this adorable Christmas holly piece!  All tools and materials are provided for this class. For more information or to register for a class, please visit www.theartisanshoppe.org

Young Bucks Youth Deer Hunt
November 17

5:00pm – 7:00pm

Gallia County Gun Club
Buck Ridge Rd (across from Abbyshire)
Gallipolis, OH 45631

The Gallia County Conservation Club is hosting its 1st annual Young Bucks Youth Deer Hunt. Registration will be on November 17th from 5-7pm at the Gallia County Gun Club. This hunt is for Youths 17 and under, with a valid hunting license and deer permit, and must be accompanied by a non-hunting adult. We will have a pre-hunt safety talk from Ohio Wildlife Officer Roy Rucker. There will be refreshments, raffle, games, slug shoot, prizes and more! This event is FREE of charge and open to all.

The Addams Family
November 17 – 18

Dinner at 5:30pm Show at 7:00pm

Gallia Academy High School
Centenary Road
Gallipolis, OH 45631

The students of Gallia Academy invite you to enjoy their production of “The Addams Family” on November 17 & 18. A spaghetti dinner will be available starting at 5:30pm in the cafeteria, while the show begins at 7:00pm.

Live Music at Colony Club
November 17

7:30pm
$3 Cover

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

November Concert Series features Adam Cox from Ripley WV, Brent Patterson and more. Music starts at 7:30. Stop in early for dinner and drinks!

Buckeye Game Day Painting
November 18

TBD (possibly open all day to come and go)
Price: $15
Spots: Only 10 at a time
Ages: All ages (parent needs to be present with younger children)

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

Come join us at The Artisan Shoppe & Studio to paint your choice of Brutus or the Ohio State “O” logo on game day! We will provide an 8”x10” canvas board (and all other materials) with images pre-drawn for you to be able to use whatever colors you want to easily paint over. Please reserve your spots ahead of time stating your image preference so that we’ll have everything ready for you when you get here. For more information or to register for a class, please visit www.theartisanshoppe.org

Craft & Vendor Fair
November 18

9:00am – 3:00pm

New Life Lutheran Church
170 New Life Way
Gallipolis, OH 45631

The church is located behind Kyger Dental & McClure’s Restaurant. There will be several vendor set up, perfect opportunity to do some holiday shopping! The church will be having a chicken noodle lunch and various desserts for purchase as well.

Color Me Happy - Adult Coloring Class
November 18

10:00am

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

Adults, please join other coloring enthusiasts for Bossard Library's Color Me Happy: Adult Coloring program. Enjoy conversation, soothing music, and light refreshments.
Coloring sheets and pencils/pens will be provided. Please feel free to bring your own supplies if you would like. This event is free and open to adults ages 18 and up. For more information, please call the library at 740-446-7323.

Christmas Holly Stained Glass Class
November 18

11:00am – 3:00pm
$60
Ages: 12+

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

Start decorating for Christmas with this adorable Christmas holly piece! All tools and materials are provided for this class. For more information or to register for a class, please visit www.theartisanshoppe.org

The Addams Family
November 17 – 18

Dinner at 5:30pm Show at 7:00pm

Gallia Academy High School
Centenary Road
Gallipolis, OH 45631

The students of Gallia Academy invite you to enjoy their production of “The Addams Family” on November 17 & 18. A spaghetti dinner will be available starting at 5:30pm in the cafeteria, while the show begins at 7:00pm.

Raised Around Rio Christmas Bazaar
November 19

12:00pm – 5:00pm

Rio Grande Fire Station
241 Lewis Avenue
Rio Grande, OH 45674

Get your Christmas shopping started! Homemade crafts, soaps, bath bombs, fudge, artisan bread, and so much more. Thanks for supporting local artisans!

Contemporary Voices
November 19

3:00pm

Berry Fine Arts Center at University of Rio Grande
North College Avenue
Rio Grande, OH 45674

The Masterworks Chorale will present a concert of Contemporary Voices. The concert will feature various contemporary choral techniques, including folk song, gospel music, Broadway, mixed meter, and minimalism. We hope you will join us to hear a great variety of contemporary choral music! The concert is free and open to the public.

Vinton Elementary Jr Beta Club Vendor Fair
November 21

4:00pm – 8:00pm

Vinton Elementary Gymnasium
123 Keystone Road
Vinton, OH

All proceeds will be used to benefit the club and all necessary yearly activities. Questions, please call Jenny Tenney or Ashley Davies at 740-388-8261

The Santa Experience Gallery Exhibition
November 22 – December 22

FREE

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

This gallery will brighten everyone’s holiday spirit! A gallery for people of all ages to enjoy. The Gallery is open to the public, free of charge. The hours are Tuesday – Friday 9:00am – 4:00pm, Saturday 10:00am – 3:00pm and Closed Sunday and Monday. For more information, please call the French Art Colony at 740-446-3834.

Gallipolis In Lights Park Lighting
November 22

Activities at 5:30pm
Lighting at 7:00pm

Gallipolis City Park
300 Second Avenue
Gallipolis, OH 45631

Please join us at the 2017, 5th Annual, Gallipolis in Lights Park Lighting! Entertainment begins at 5:30 PM with the Gallipolis Twirling Angels, followed by live Christmas music on the stage! We will serve hot chocolate and cookies to keep you warm!! The actual lighting ceremony will be held at the Bandstand, at 7:00 PM. This year will be extra special and you won't want to miss it!! To mark our 5th amazing year, Holzer will be sponsoring an exciting, HUGE surprise for our community, but you have to be there to SEE it! What a wonderful way to kick off the holidays and welcome the spirit of Christmas! Bring your family and friends to experience, firsthand, the flipping of the switch and watch as the beautiful lighting displays come alive before your very eyes! Let's bring back the Gallia County community pride!! Hope to see you there!!
*Tractor and Wagon Ride is sponsored by Evans Wealth Management. Clients and friends of the firm can ride from 6:00pm-7:00pm with general public rides from 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Brush & Bottle
November 24

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

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 the class, please visit www.theartisanshoppe.org

Small Business Saturday
November 25


Please support our local small businesses by doing some Christmas shopping this day! Our town would not be the same without these small businesses!
River City Leather – Gift Card Drawing.
How to enter: 1 ticket when you make a purchase, 1 ticket per $100 spent. DRAWING: 2 tickets will be drawn at random at 3:00pm Winners can pick up Gift Cards anytime starting Monday, November 27.
The Rogue Crusade
Located at 61 A Court Street will be open all day long for anybody questing for Christmas & Holiday loot! Also, Swords Photography will be doing pictures with Steampunk Santa at The Rogue Crusade from 5:00pm – 7:00pm. The Rogue Crusade will be open from 10:00am – 9:00pm.
Beauty Bar is hosting a "Stop and Shop" event!
We will have our Christmas hair care sets available for purchase along with gift cards and spray tanning packages. There will also be shopping displays from: - The Potted Edge - Stevie Clothing - Paparazzi Jewelry – Scentsy! We hope to see you this holiday shopping season!
Vendor Fair inside Courtside Bar & Grill
Local vendors will be inside Courtside selling their items from 12:00pm – 5:00pm. Door Prizes will also be available
Small Business Saturday Vendor Event
This event will be held at the Gallia County Senior Resource Center from 10:00am – 2:00pm. The center is located at 1165 State Route 160, Gallipolis. There will be 15-20 local vendors set up selling their products. Homemade crafts, Children’s Books, Secentsy, Bath & Body products, Thirty-One, LulaRoe, different types of jewelry and so much more! For more information, please contact Ashley Delaney at 740-418-2358 or email lularoeashdelaney@gmail.com.-
*List will be updated as new info is available*

Introduction to Knitting
November 25th, December 2nd

12:00pm – 1:00pm
Deadline to Sign Up: November 22nd
Price: $25
Ages: 14+

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

When you sign up, you are signing up to attend both classes. 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. Please pay ahead of time to reserve your spot for this class.  You can either pay in person at The Artisan Shoppe & Studio, on our website, or you can request an invoice to be paid through your email.  NO REFUNDS! For more information, please visit the website at www.theartisanshoppe.org
 

Gallia County Convention & Visitors Bureau
441 Second Avenue, Gallipolis, OH 45631

(800) 765-6482

www.visitgallia.com


 *All events are from submitted forms, copied from Facebook events or event/location's website*
**Events are subject to change. Please call and plan ahead**

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

2017 Gallipolis Christmas Parade Set









The Gallia County Convention and Visitors Bureau has begun taking registrations for the Annual Gallipolis Christmas Parade which will take place on Saturday, December 2nd at 1:00 pm.  The theme this year is “The Night Before Christmas.”



Registration forms can be picked up at the Gallia County CVB, 441 Second Avenue, Gallipolis, Monday-Friday between the hours of 8:00 am-5:00 pm or registration can be done online at www.visitgallia.com. To request a form, call 740-446-6882 or email info@visitgallia.com. The deadline to submit a registration form is Friday, November 17, 2017.  Due to time constraints, entries will not be accepted after this date. There is no cost to participate.



“We hope that everyone enjoys this year’s parade. There are a lot of holiday events and activities scheduled throughout the month of December in Gallipolis and Gallia County for locals and guests alike to enjoy” stated Amanda Crouse, Executive Director of the Gallia County Convention and Visitors Bureau.


The 2017 Christmas Parade Marshal is the Downtown Revitalization Project. To learn more about DRP click here.

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Be sure to mark your calendars for the 2017 Gallipolis in Lights Lighting Ceremony on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 in the Gallipolis City Park. The festivities begin at 5:30 pm and the actual lighting will be at 7:00 pm. There will be entertainment along with hot chocolate and cookies to keep you warm!! 


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For a complete list of things to do and see, visit our website at www.VisitGallia.com or contact the GCCVB at 740-446-6882.

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