The Best of Art and Design at the Agricenter | 1/24/2007, 6 p.m.

An Opening Night Preview Party will take place on Thursday, March 29 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. The celebration will feature live music and heavy hors d’oeuvres. Preview party attendees will get the first look at the latest trends in color, furniture, artwork, and accessories while enjoying live entertainment, a silent auction, complimentary hors d’oeuvres, and cocktails from the cash bar. Tickets for the Preview Party are $30 and include return show admission.

Several informational lectures are planned during this event. Topics include garden design, design with a retro 50’s look. Admission to the lectures is included with admission to the FAIR. The lecture schedule will be announced closer to the event.

Bring the kids on Saturday for a series of children’s art workshops conducted by experienced art teachers. Workshops will take place from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. for ages 4-6, from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. for ages 7-9, and from 2:00-3:00 for ages 10-12. Cost is $20 for ages 4-9 and $25 for ages 10-12 and includes supplies and admission for 2 adults.

For young budding artists, the FAIR will feature a contest for students grades K through 6. Winners at each grade level will receive cash prizes. For more information, call 861-3637.

The 2007 art + design FAIR will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, March 30, Saturday, March 31, and Sunday, April 1. Admission is $10 and lunches will be available for purchase. All tickets enable the purchaser to return to the show on an unlimited basis.

For more information or to purchase tickets, call 901-861-3637.