Las Olas Art Fair Showcases Fine Art And Craft, FREE Art Giveaway, Promotes Breast Cancer Research Funding and Donations To “In Jacob’s Shoes”
The Las Olas Art Fair returns on October 17th and 18th to support Breast Cancer Awareness month. Festival promoter Howard Alan Events takes an active role during the month of October, as proceeds from the sale of breast cancer awareness artwork will be donated to The Shula Fund at the Moffitt Cancer Center. In Jacob’s Shoes will be accepting donations to help in their mission to provide shoes, and school supplies to children in need throughout South Florida. In addition, there will be a Free Art Giveaway. Admission is free and open to the public. Presenting sponsor, The Lincoln Motor Company, invites festival patrons to stop by their display and experience a range of quality luxury vehicles. Be sure to register to win the newly designed 2016 Lincoln MKX. The Rickie Report shares the details of this exciting two-day event.
28th Annual Las Olas Art Fair
Saturday, October 17
Sunday, October 18
10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Some Purchases Will Benefit:
Accepting Donations for :
FREE ART GIVEAWAY !!!!
The Lincoln Motor Company:
Register to win 2016 Lincoln MKX
Las Olas Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale
Between SE 6th Avenue and SE 11th Avenue
600 East Las Olas Boulevard, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301
Raise Awareness & Funds for Breast Cancer Research, Support the Arts, the Local Economy, & the Las Olas Association
Free and open to the public
Photography by Ted Davis, FREE Giveaway
More than 150 top national artists will display their finest work, transforming Las Olas Boulevard, between SE 6th Avenue and SE 11th Avenue in Fort Lauderdale, into an outdoor street art gallery. Enjoy live music and register to win the free art giveaway. Proceeds from the sale of breast cancer awareness artwork will be donated to The Shula Fund at the Moffitt Cancer Center. In Jacob’s Shoes will be accepting donations to help in their mission to provide shoes, and school supplies to children in need throughout South Florida. Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. www.ArtFestival.com – 561-746-6615. Free and Open to the Public.
Jewelry by Anna Saulino
Howard Alan Events will once again partner with the world-renowned Moffitt Cancer Center, the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center based in Florida. This not-for-profit hospital and cancer research facility has made a lasting commitment to the prevention and cure of cancer, working tirelessly in the areas of patient care, research and education to advance the fight against this disease. Proceeds from the sale of breast cancer awareness artwork will be donated to The Shula Fund at Moffitt Cancer Center. The fund supports cutting-edge breast cancer research projects that will serve as a resource to accelerate Moffitt’s mission to contribute to the prevention, treatment and cure of cancer.
Lourdes Bover – Paintings
Art enthusiasts will have an opportunity to register to win a signed, numbered limited edition of “Dingy Row”, a 40” x 20” photograph printed on aluminum by participating artist Ted Davis. This attorney, turned full-time nature and landscape photographer, travels extensively in pursuit of those eternal moments that can only be memorialized through the lens. Ted hopes his passion for capturing some of Mother Nature’s most amazing spots, at gorgeous times, will move others to see and experience the true beauty of our world. The public is encouraged to explore Ted’s booth, meet the artist, and view the giveaway prize on display. No purchase will be necessary to participate in this free giveaway and the winner will be announced during the final hour of the festival.
Photography by Ted Davis
In Jacob’s Shoes, a public charity providing shoes, backpacks & school supplies to local children in need, will be onsite to raise awareness and accept donations of new and gently used items. Fundraising efforts allow them to also provide grants for camp, aftercare, sports and enrichment programs. “Getting new shoes just isn’t possible for many children in our community,” explains Harelne Zweig, founder and director of In Jacob’s Shoes. “We strive to help children in poverty walk with dignity. We must continue our mission to raise awareness and gain the support of our neighbors throughout South Florida.
- Juried first-class outdoor art gallery showcasing local and national artists
- Among the largest and most popular outdoor art festivals in South Florida
- Original Artwork Handmade in America
- More than 150 artists from 30 different states
- Prices set to suit all budgets – ranging from as little as $25 to $30,000
- Artists hand-selected by independent panel of expert judges from hundreds of applicants
- All artists on site for duration of festival
- Vast array of artistic media including paintings, sculptures, photography, ceramics, glass, wood, handmade jewelry, collage, mixed media
- Commemorative Festival Posters ($10) & T-shirts ($15) for sale at booth located across from Cheesecake Factory
- Onsite FREE Art Giveaway
- A portion of the proceeds benefits the Las Olas Association
- Proceeds from the sale of Breast Cancer Awareness artwork to benefit the Moffitt Cancer Center
- In Jacob’s Shoes will be onsite raising awareness and collecting donations to provide shoes and backpacks to local children in need.
- Presenting sponsor – The Lincoln Motor Company: Win a New Car!
About Howard Alan Events, Ltd.:
Howard Alan Events, a Florida-based company, develops and presents art and craft shows throughout the country. For the past 32 years, Howard Alan Events has produced some of the nation’s finest juried art shows, including more than 40 venues each year such as the Alexandria King Street Art Festival (Alexandria, VA), the Downtown Aspen Art Festival (Aspen, CO), the Beaver Creek Art Festival (Beaver Creek, CO), and the Las Olas Art Fairs, (Fort Lauderdale, FL). Several shows are ranked in the top 100 art fairs in the country by Sunshine Artist magazine. For additional information on the 28th Annual Las Olas Art Fair and other Howard Alan Events art and craft shows across the country, visit www.artfestival.com or call 561-746-6615.
About In Jacob’s Shoes:
The Jacob S. Zweig Foundation, Inc. d/b/a In Jacob’s Shoes was formed in loving memory of Jacob Samuel Zweig. In Jacob’s Shoes honors the love and encouragement Jacob gave to all who knew him and strives to continue Jacob’s way of making a difference in the lives of others. Jacob’s innate and selfless gift of helping and giving to others will live on through In Jacob’s Shoes. The mission of this 501(c)(3) public charity is to provide new and gently used shoes, school supplies and athletic gear to children in need. Grants are also awarded for camp, aftercare, athletic and enrichment programs. Please go to www.InJacobsShoes.org or call (954) 905-2505 to learn more about In Jacob’s Shoes, make a donation or inquire about volunteer opportunities. Connect via Facebook at www.facebook.com/InJacobsShoes
and twitter at twitter.com/InJacobsShoes.