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All Saints' Church Announces Art & Auction on the Hill
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Posted: 2014 Jan 24 - 06:58

Family fun festival will feature art, music and live and silent auctions

For Hometown News

JENSEN BEACH -- 'All Saints' Episcopal Church, the oldest church in Martin County, has revived its popular "Art on the Hill" cultural community festival.

Scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 8, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., the new "Art & Auction on the Hill" will feature local artists selling their works on the All Saints' campus atop a hill overlooking the Indian River, a Live Auction with Emmy Award-winner Bill Shomo as auctioneer, and a large silent auction.

The festival will also include performances by local music groups and the debut raffle of the one-of-a-kind, heirloom-quality "Shades of the Treasure Coast" Quilt, hand-made for the church by local fabric artist Linda Jordan.

Located at All Saints' Episcopal Church, 2303 N.E. Seaview Drive, Jensen Beach, Art & Auction on the Hill will be open to the public and is free of charge. A fun festival for the whole family, the event also will include food for sale.

"We are delighted to welcome the community to Art and Auction on the Hill at our beautiful church campus, where they will see, hear, and experience the best of the arts and culture which the Treasure Coast has to offer," said Father Frisby Hendricks, All Saints' Episcopal Church's Rector.

Highlights of Art & Auction on the Hill 2014:

Local artists selling their work from booths on the All Saints' Church campus.

Live Auction featuring fine art, china, crystal, tropical furniture, Central American art, a tandem kayak, gift baskets, gift certificates, vacations and more. (A preview is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 8 from 10 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. - Call All Saints' Episcopal Church at (772) 334-0610 or (772) 408-8296 or email info@allsaintsjensenbeach.org for more details.)

Silent Auction of art, sporting equipment, household goods, gift certificates and much, much more.

Raffle tickets on sale for the "Shades of the Treasure Coast" Quilt.

Musical performance by Jensen Beach High School's award-winning Jubilate Chorus.

Tours of All Saints' historic, Carpenter Gothic-style church with its exquisite collection of stained glass windows.

Food and snacks for sale prepared by the All Saints' Men's Fellowship.

Extended hours and special sales at the All Saints' Episcopal Church Thrift Shop.

Designed and made for All Saints' Episcopal Church by fabric artist Linda Jordan of Port St. Lucie, the Shades of the Treasure Coast Quilt, is a queen-size quilt (84" x 102") features a design, pattern and colors that are all symbolic of the natural beauty and life along Florida's Treasure Coast. The background fabric is called "Underwater Aquatic" and represents all the water and undersea life around us. "Shades of the Treasure Coast" is a one-of-a-kind heirloom-quality work of art.

Raffle tickets for the quilt will be available at Art & Auction on the Hill for $5 for one ticket, $10 for three tickets, and $20 for seven tickets. The drawing will be held on May 10, 2014 at a ceremony on the campus of All Saints' Episcopal Church.

For more information about Art & Auction on the Hill, please call All Saints' Episcopal Church at 772-334-0610 or visit www.allsaintsjensenbeach.org.

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