Friday, December 15, 2017

December Gallia Events


                               Events for December 2017  


 



50th Anniversary Silver Bridge Collapse

December 15

11:00am & 5:00pm



6th Street location of the bridge

Point Pleasant, WV



There will be a 50th Anniversary of the collapse of the Silver Bridge on Friday, December 15 at the 6th Street location of the bridge in Point Pleasant, WV at 11:00am.  A heated tent will be set up to provide seating for 500.  Following the ceremony, a reception will be held in the Trinity Methodist Church Community Bldg. across the street.  At 5:00pm the evening of the 15th at the time of the collapse of the Silver Bridge there will be an evening event different from the one held earlier in the day but at the same location.



Silver Bridge Collapse 50th Anniversary Memorial

December 15

5:30pm



Bossard Memorial Library

7 Spruce Street

Gallipolis, OH 45631



This event is in memory of the individuals who lost their lives during the Silver Bridge Collapse. Please join us for an evening of remembrance. For more information, please call the Gallia County CVB at 740-446-6882 or online at www.visitgallia.com 



Visit with Santa at the Medical Shoppe

December 15

6:30pm – 7:30pm



Medical Shoppe

Jackson Pike

Gallipolis, OH 45631



Stop in and sign up for our Christmas Giveaway. To sign up participants must bring in a new, unused and unwrapped gift to be entered our drawing for a Free Lift Chair. (Gift Value $5 Minimum) Deadline to drop off gifts and to enter the Christmas Giveaway will be December 9th at 1pm. Winner will be drawn by Santa between 630pm-730pm.



Christmas Bazaar

December 16

10:00am



River City Fellowship

252 Third Avenue

Gallipolis, OH 45631



Join Local Business women as they bring you the opportunity to do some last-minute Christmas Shopping! We will be hosting: Lipsense, Scentsy, Plunder, Lularoe, DoTerra, Pampered Chef, Tastefully Simple, Trades of Hope, Edible Art with Samantha, Fresh cut Pine wreaths and grave blankets and more.



Color Me Happy – Adult Coloring Class

December 16

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.



Santa Experience

December 16

10:00am – 2:00pm



French Art Colony

530 First Avenue

Gallipolis, OH 45631



With a little magic sent from the North Pole, The French Art Colony has been transformed into Santa’s Home for the Holidays! Come take part in the Santa Experience:



As you step through the front door into Santa’s world, first stop by the Elves’ workshop, where kids can create a Christmas gift or even do a bit of Christmas shopping with goods from local Artisans. Next, travel to the world of miniatures with the Riverby Mini-Crafters’ Miniature Christmas display! Followed by a picture with Santa himself and a sweet treat from Mrs. Claus’ kitchen. The magic will then take you outside to climb into Santa’s Sleigh where you might get a peek at Santa’s gifts ready for delivery! This exhibit is for all ages to enjoy! There is even a chance to take a piece of the North Pole home! Raffle tickets will be available to win a Santa Dollhouse completely decorated for Christmas. Tickets are $1 for 1 or $5 for 6, chances to win!

The Santa Experience Admission is by Donation for a walk through, and $5 for Children participating in the craft and picture with Santa.

For more information, call the French Art Colony at 740-446-3834



Pictures with Santa Paws Fundraiser for FGCA

December 16

12:00pm – 4:00pm



The Artisan Shoppe & Studio

300 Second Avenue

Gallipolis, OH 45631



Please join us at The Artisan Shoppe & Studio to help fundraiser for the Friends of Gallia County’s Animals! We will have Santa here for your lovely animals to get pictures with. Professional photographer, Mike Thompson, is kindly donating his services for the day.

The $10 fee will cover pictures of your pets with Santa and digital copies of the pictures. You will be able to order your own prints with those digital copies. Please come out on Saturday, December 16th between 12pm and 4pm to help support and raise funds for the Friends of Gallia County’s Animals.



Voices of Christmas

December 16

7:00pm



Ariel-Ann Carson Dater Performing Arts Centre

426 Second Avenue

Gallipolis, OH 45631

740-446-2787



Enjoy Christmas favorites and holiday standards featuring the Piano, Vocals & Strings with Special Guests to be announced. The annual Voices of Christmas includes an audience Holiday Sing-a-long that’s a favorite of both young and old! General Admission tickets to this festive concert are $10. Tickets available online at www.arieltheatre.org 



Naughty Kids Christmas Party

December 16

7:30pm

$5 Cover



Colony Club

418 Second Avenue

Gallipolis, OH 45631



The good girls and boys get gifts for Christmas, but what do the naughty kids get? A party - Live Music, an ugly sweater contest and more! $5 - Cover. We will also be collecting toys for those less fortunate than us. Come out and celebrate the season with us and our friends.



Tall Porch Sign Painting at Boardroom 46

December 19

6:00pm



Boardroom 46

46 Court Street

Gallipolis, OH 46531

740-794-1046



Come and join us for an afternoon of painting!

*Must Sign up 3 days prior to event for personalized sign*

*Personalized sign choices will be cut off 3 days prior to event. Bookings will be closed the day before the event, so we can send for the materials to be made and wood to be cut. *

Reminder: Only Names, Dates, and Places can be changed on our Personalized stencils. We cannot change other words, phrases, or overall designs.

This workshop is for adults 21 and older

You will get to choose your own paint and stain colors to match your personal home decor. You will also be able to personalize your sign for yourself or a love

one. We will walk you step-by-step through the entire process of making your own one-of-a-kind sign creation!

Browse through our gallery and choose the sign you’d like to paint. We have new signs every month! While registering, please be sure to include the name of the sign that it shows online. If you wish to personalize your sign, please give us the first and/or last name, initials, etc. you want – we will use this information to make sure your materials are ready for your scheduled workshop.




December 22

6:00pm



Boardroom 46

46 Court Street

Gallipolis, OH 45631

740-794-1046



Come and join us for an afternoon of painting!

*Must Sign up 3 days prior to event for personalized sign*

*Personalized sign choices will be cut off 3 days prior to event. Bookings will be closed the day before the event, so we can send for the materials to be made and wood to be cut. *

Reminder: Only Names, Dates, and Places can be changed on our Personalized stencils. We cannot change other words, phrases, or overall designs.

This workshop is for adults 21 and older

You will get to choose your own paint and stain colors to match your personal home decor. You will also be able to personalize your sign for yourself or a love

one. We will walk you step-by-step through the entire process of making your own one-of-a-kind sign creation!

Browse through our gallery and choose the sign you’d like to paint. We have new signs every month! While registering, please be sure to include the name of the sign that it shows online. If you wish to personalize your sign, please give us the first and/or last name, initials, etc. you want – we will use this information to make sure your materials are ready for your scheduled workshop.



Panting for Pooches Fundraiser for Friends of Gallia County’s Animals

December 22

6:00pm – 7:00pm

Price: $30

Ages: All Ages



The Artisan Shoppe & Studio

300 Second Avenue

Gallipolis, OH 45631

740-853-2364



Please join us at The Artisan Shoppe & Studio to Paint for Pooches! Each person will receive an 8”x10” canvas board and all other materials and direction will be provided. After covering the cost of materials, all profits will be donated to the Friends of Gallia County’s Animals. Feel free to BYOB! 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 (www.theartisanshoppe.org), or you can request an invoice to be paid through your email.



Paint the Perfect Gift at Boardroom 46

December 23

6:00pm



Boardroom 46

46 Court Street

Gallipolis, OH 45631

740-794-1046



Come and join us for an afternoon of painting!

*Must Sign up 3 days prior to event for personalized sign*

*Personalized sign choices will be cut off 3 days prior to event. Bookings will be closed the day before the event, so we can send for the materials to be made and wood to be cut. *

Reminder: Only Names, Dates, and Places can be changed on our Personalized stencils. We cannot change other words, phrases, or overall designs.

This workshop is for adults 21 and older

You will get to choose your own paint and stain colors to match your personal home decor. You will also be able to personalize your sign for yourself or a love

one. We will walk you step-by-step through the entire process of making your own one-of-a-kind sign creation!

Browse through our gallery and choose the sign you’d like to paint. We have new signs every month! While registering, please be sure to include the name of the sign that it shows online. If you wish to personalize your sign, please give us the first and/or last name, initials, etc. you want – we will use this information to make sure your materials are ready for your scheduled workshop.



Family Day at Boardroom 46

December 26

2:00pm



Boardroom 46

46 Court Street

Gallipolis, OH 45631

740-794-1046



Come and join us for an afternoon of painting!

*Must Sign up 3 days prior to event for personalized sign*

*Personalized sign choices will be cut off 3 days prior to event. Bookings will be closed the day before the event, so we can send for the materials to be made and wood to be cut. *

Reminder: Only Names, Dates, and Places can be changed on our Personalized stencils. We cannot change other words, phrases, or overall designs.

This workshop is for adults 21 and older

You will get to choose your own paint and stain colors to match your personal home decor. You will also be able to personalize your sign for yourself or a love

one. We will walk you step-by-step through the entire process of making your own one-of-a-kind sign creation!

Browse through our gallery and choose the sign you’d like to paint. We have new signs every month! While registering, please be sure to include the name of the sign that it shows online. If you wish to personalize your sign, please give us the first and/or last name, initials, etc. you want – we will use this information to make sure your materials are ready for your scheduled workshop.



Drop in and paint at Boardroom 46

December 27

12:00pm – 5:00pm



Boardroom 46

46 Court Street

Gallipolis, OH 45631

740-794-1046



Drop in anytime between 12-5pm and paint one of our pre-selected sign choices! Kids and adults are welcome. No sign up required, just walk in, choose a sign pay 39.99 and paint!



Brush & Bottle

December 29

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 a class, visit their website at www.theartisanshoppe.org



Pigment Your Canvas

December 30

4:00pm

$35 per person



Summer Image Hair, Nails and Tanning Salon

4275 State Route 160

Gallipolis, OH 45631

740-446-6959



Enjoy a night of fun at this instructor led painting class! We will be creating a painting on a 16x20 stretched canvas. Cost is $35 per person and includes everything you need, just bring yourself! Payments (cash or checks made out to Pigment) are currently being accepted by Rita Hunt. You must prepay to guarantee a seat. For more information, contact the Salon at 740-446-6959.

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