Nov. 30, Dec. 1—RUTLAND— The Chaffee Art Center welcomes all to the Holiday Exhibit Opening Reception on Nov. 30 from 5-7 p.m. This event is free for all to attend complete with food tastings, beverages, and music. Beautiful art will be on display, including oil, watercolor, ceramics, photography, mixed media, stained glass, sculpture and more.
Also, on display will be Gingerbread creations with the return of the Chaffee’s Gingerbread Contest. Awards will be presented in a variety of categories during the opening. All are invited to submit their imaginative creations. In the spirit of the season, a non-perishable food item donation would be gratefully accepted.
Join the Chaffee for Cookies and Cocoa on Saturday, Dec. 1 from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The events are free and family-friendly: Have a holiday photo taken by photographer Brian Farnum. Make an ornament for the Chaffee tree and one to take home. Decorate a holiday cookie and enjoy it with a cup of hot cocoa. Listen to a story being read by the fireplace. Experience the beauty of the historic 1890s mansion decorated for the holiday season, and view the gift room. All are invited to stay for the Chaffee’s annual meeting, beginning at 1 p.m.
Chaffee Art Center is located at 16 South Main St., Rutland. For more information, visit chaffeeartcenter.org.