Friday, April 20, 2018
Arts

Brandon area Gallery Hop is Saturday

The Brandon League of Fine Arts, the greater Brandon Arts Council and the Center Place Fine Arts want patrons to bring art alive in the area during its annual Gallery Hop Saturday.

Six local venues will participate in the "Hidden Treasures" event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday: the Green Boutique, 1032 Bloomingdale Ave., Valrico; Orange Home Accessories, 1046 Bloomingdale Ave., Valrico; Pottery Patch, 2551 State Road 60 E, Valrico; Beaux Arts Gallery, 11252 Winthrop Main St., Riverview; Sketch and Sip, 11248 Winthrop Main St., Riverview; and the Bead Boutique, 704 W Lumsden Road, Brandon.

Visit all six locations and get a program stamped to enter a drawing for baskets from the venues. The drawing will take place during the Artworks Open Show from 5:30 to 7 p.m. after the Gallery Hop at Center Place Fine Arts, 619 Vonderburg Drive, Suite B, Brandon.

The league will have its annual silent auction fundraiser. The arts council will raffle gift baskets as well.

The annual Artworks exhibition prize winners will be announced and prizes and ribbons awarded as well. Refreshments will be available. The whole day is a free event for the public.

For information, call (813) 685-8888.

Times staff

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