Thursday, May 30, 2013

Week-End June 1: Tarmo Watia Exhibit and Reception at Garden Valley Center for the Arts

A collection of paintings by award-winning Boise artist Tarmo Watia will be
on display at the Garden Valley Center for the Arts Gallery on Saturday,
June 1 through July 7.  Born in Michigan, the Finnish-American artist has
been painting more than 40 years. Watia has his own style of imagery and
symbolism with a bold use of color.  His work has been exhibited in
galleries throughout the country.

The artist and his son will attend a reception from 6-8 pm on Saturday, June
1 at the gallery located in downtown Crouch, Idaho.  The reception is open
to the public.

Admission to the gallery is free; regular hours are Tues. thru Thurs. 12-4,
Friday and Saturday 12-6 and Sunday 12-4. Gift Shop open all day.

Watia has donated a painting to the Garden Valley Center for the Arts which
will be raffled during June.

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Downtown Crouch will be abuzz with activity
all day Saturday, June 1.

~ The NOSY NEIGHBORLY TOUR (see previous post below) will feature an eclectic mix of nine private homes throughout Garden Valley. From the Barnes River Lodge on the South Fork River, to artist abodes to classic log homes to a llama and alpaca farm, the NOSY TOUR will introduce you to many fascinating hosts and their creative lifestyles. A fun day for all, from 10--4, buy tickets at the Senior Center and stop awhile for Continental Breakfast ( reasonable $1 per item, including beverages). $10 tax-deductible donation at the Senior Center--open 9 am on June 1.

~ Crouch Farmers Market opens June 1, from 9 am to 1 pm. Fresh produce, crafts and arts will be available.

~ The Boardwalk Shops, Old Crouch Mercantile Exchange Crafts Mall, The Trading Post, GV Market and more will be open for your pleasure. Dining options galore: Wild Bill's Espresso & Bistro, Longhorn Grill, The Coffee Lodge (inside Old Merc), Dirty Shame, Yeti's Grill (trailer on the river, by the bridge) and the GV Market Deli. Eve dining at Two Rivers, next to the Shame.

Shop and Play in Garden Valley This First Week-End in June!

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