In brief: Artist showcase features live paintings, auction
SPOKANE VALLEY – Art enthusiasts can watch artists at work and then buy a painting at the seventh annual Artist Showcase hosted by the Spokane Valley Arts Council at 5 p.m. Sept. 28 at CenterPlace, 2126 N. Discovery Place.
Seventeen artists will demonstrate their skills from 5 to 6:30 p.m. and people will be able to talk to them while they work. A silent auction will run at the same time and then the works created by the 17 artists will be auctioned off. An additional 62 pieces, ranging from bronzes to fired clay will be auctioned.
Heavy hors d’oeuvres, beer and wine will be served during the event. Tickets are $50 at the door or in advance at the Pacific Flyway Gallery at 409 S. Dishman-Mica Road. Some of the art that will be auctioned during the Artist Showcase will be on display at the gallery until Friday.
Proceeds from the event will help fund the production of a bronze sculpture by Jerry McKellar called “Dance of the Sun and Moon.” The Arts Council plans to donate the bronze to the city of Spokane Valley.
HUB Sports Center hosts family fun festival
SPOKANE VALLEY – The HUB Sports Center will host a family fun festival and open house from 2 to 5 p.m. Sept. 28.
There will be games, sports and more at the facility, at 19619 E. Cataldo Ave. Admission is free.
Families are also welcome to stay for the movie “Angels in the Outfield” at 5:30 p.m.