Sunday, August 31, 2014

Fiber Artists: Marlene Grueter & Barbara Morejon

Fiber artists, Barbara Morejon and Marlene Gruetter will be featured in the French Art Colony Galleries for the month August.  Opening Friday, August 1 and running through Sunday, August 31, the exhibit, “Avante-Garde Felt Wearables” blends fashion, sculpture and textile arts into a one-of-a-kind showcase.

The French Art Colony is located at 530 1st Avenue, in Gallipolis.  Gallery hours are 9:00-4:00, Tuesday through Friday; 10:00-3:00, on Saturday; and 1:00-5:00, on Sunday.  The Galleries are closed on Mondays. 

Admission is free.

French Art Colony Thursday Hot Summer Nights



Every Thursday afternoon and evening, from through September 25, The French Art Colony lawn and gardens comes to life with the arts!  French Art Colony Thursdays, Hot Summer Nights, is a weekly art festival with live entertainment, food from Honey Creek Barbeque, legal beverages, and local artists and crafters from the Gallia County Artisan Market.  Our evening event begins each Thursday at 6:00, with tickets only $5.  (Gates open at 5:30 with music beginning at 6:30.)  Please bring ID's and lawn chairs.  

Refreshments will be available for purchase throughout the evening.  Visitors will enjoy entertainment from great, regional musicians and browsing the booths and watching demonstrations from locals artists and crafters.  The Gallia County Artisan Market will also be open on the FAC lawn from 1:00-4:00 each Thursday afternoon.  (No ticket is required to visit the Artisan Market during the afternoon hours.

French Art Colony Thursdays, HOT SUMMER NIGHTS is presented weather permitting and will cancel in the event of rain.  

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

Aug  28: Sam Stephens

Sept 4:  Cee Cee Miller

Sept 11: Jan Haddox & Gary Billups

Sept 18: Paul Callicoat

Sept 25: Cee Cee Miller

26th Annual All Ohio Model T Jamboree

Friday, August 29th ~
Model T's will be arriving at local motels throught the entire day. Host hotel is Quality Inn with Super 8 and the Hampton Inn Gallipolis as overflow. Some cars will be on tour out in the county this afternoon.

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm The Model T's will be parked on First Avenue while the Jamboree participants enjoy ice cream in the Gallipolis City Park. Sightseeing of the cars is welcome!

Following the Ice Cream Social, the Model T's will go back to the three motels and the cars can be seen at those locations. (In case of rain, the Ice Cream Social will be at the host hotel, Quaility Inn).

Sunday, August 30th ~
The tour will take the cars across the Ohio River into Mason County. All the cars will be at Fort Randolph between 8:00 am and 10:00 am for photos.

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm The cars will be parked at the First Church of the Nazarene, 1110 First Avenue, Gallipolis for the Jamboree's Banquet.

Sunday, August 31st ~
8:00 am The Sunday Tour will take the cars on a Gallia County Tour out and about on State and County roads through Centenary, Raccoon Creek County Park, Patriot and Gage. The tour should arrive at Bob Evans Farms around Noon.

8th Annual Harvest Moon Pow Wow

Saturday, August 30th; Sunday, August 31st & Monday, September 1st

Gallipolis City Park

10:00 am - Dark

Revitalize traditions of Native American Culture, music & food.

For more information, contact Tom Abrahamson at 740-245-5511

Gabe's Race 5K

Gabe's Race 5K Run/Walk is a 5K run/walk with all proceeds going to brain cancer research. Money raised will go to Angels Among Us at Duke University which is a fundraising organization for the Tisch Brain Tumor Clinic at Duke.

It is in honor of Gabe Stewart, a Gallia County man, battling brain cancer himself.

8:00 am Registration

8:30 am Kids Race

9:00 am 5K

Pre-registration is $15.00

Day of event registration is $20.00

Pre-Register by clicking this link

For more information, contact Tera Stewart at 740-645-1505

The Shotgun Red Comedy Show

Join the Ariel in welcoming the SHOTGUN RED COMEDY SHOW to the historic Ariel-Dater Hall. This 4-piece country comedy show features your favorites from the Shotgun Red Variety Show seen weekly on RFDTV, including Miss Sheila, Shotgun Red, Steve Hall, with Jennifer Bruce and Roger Francis and impressions of over 30 artists!

Advance tickets $12 and at the door the night of the show are $15.

For more information, contact the Ariel at 740-446-ARTS (2787)

French 500 Flea Market ~ September 12th, 13th, 14th


8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Inside & Outside Dealers

Gallia County Junior Fairgrounds
US 160 & old US 35 (Jackson Pike)


Maelzel Woodwind Quintet


The Ariel Chamber Theatre Series is pleased to present the Maelzel Woodwind Quintet. This Sunday afternoon concert features Steve Lawson, Kay Lawson, Richard Kravchak, Richard Spece, and Wendell Dobbs.  The quintet will be performing with historic woodwind instruments.

Admission is $5 at the door.

For more information contact the Ariel at 740-446-ARTS (2787)

Or click here

United Way Campaign Kick Off Breakfast

You are cordially invited to the United Way 2015 Campaign Kick Off Breakfast on

Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 8:00 am
at the Gallia County Senior Resource Center, 1167 State Route 160, Gallipolis

To be recognized as a Pacesetter, send your pledge or donation early to:

United Way of Gallia County
P.O. Box 771
Gallipolis, Ohio  45631

For more information, contact Judy Walters at 740-441-7408

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