FALLBROOK – Myrtle Creek Botanical Nursery & Gardens has announced it will host an Art Fair on Saturday and Sunday June 21 and 22 that will include live demonstrations by working artists and music by the 3rd Coast Jazz Band both days.
Throughout the gardens, handpicked artisans will demonstrate their craft: bending wire, crafting musical instruments, cutting stained glass, shaping wood, blowing glass beads, creating pottery and painting.
Acclaimed artist Michael Jacques, whose work is displayed at the Smithsonian, will hold a free seminar at the Art Fair on Sunday, June 22 at 10 a.m., titled “You Are an Artist.” (Pre-register by calling 760-728-5340; seating is limited).
For the Art Fair, Jacques has donated an original, framed painting (value $2,000+), which will be raffled off in support of the Boys & Girls Clubs of North County.
Artist Kira Corrillo Corser will be displaying her works of art and showcasing garden art design. Corser is involved in Sea Changes, a national project and collaboration of scientists and artists promoting ocean awareness and stewardship.
Myrtle Creek Botanical Gardens & Nursery is a 30-acre property that has been shaped into a “San Diego Destination.” It includes Cafe Bloom – serving lunch on the weekends (including picnic baskets for two) and a Coffee Shop which is open Tuesdays through Sundays.
Visit it at 2940 Reche Road, Fallbrook; www.discovermyrtlecreek.com.