Not Just For The Birds! Call for Birdhouses & Birdhouse Creation Event Info – Artalicious Fine Arts Fair

Not Just For The Birds! Call for Birdhouses & Birdhouse Creation Event Info

The Artalicious Not Just for the Birds! Auction Committee is looking for artists, designers, and creative people to create one of a kind art birdhouses for the Not Just for the Birds! Auction fundraiser held during Artalicious in downtown Adrian Friday, September 20, 2019 through Saturday, September 21, 2019. Funds raised from this event will support the fair and youth art programs.

Completed birdhouses are due Monday, September 16, 2019 at the Adrian District Library, 143 E. Maumee Street, Adrian. The birdhouses will be available for Silent Auction at the library and will remain on display through Artalicious in downtown Adrian until 6:00 pm on Saturday. Winning bidders can pick up their birdhouses at the library at 7:00 pm on Saturday, September 21, 2019.

The Adrian District Library will host two event dates for those interested in creating a wooden birdhouse. During the class, participants will paint one wooden birdhouse to donate to the auction. All materials will be provided. There is no cost to participate; however, space is limited to 20 spots per class. Please sign up by calling the library at 517-265-2265. Two class options are available: Saturday, June 15, 2019 from 10:30-12:00 pm or Wednesday, July 10, 2019 from 6:30-8:00 pm. No previous experience is necessary.

Meanwhile, participants can make their own birdhouses from any material: wood, tin cans, recycled material or purchase unfinished birdhouses at Hobby Lobby or JOANN Fabric and Craft Stores. Artists are encouraged to be creative. Interested artists can contact Jen Wrzesinski at 517-266-2265 or  jwrzesinski@adrian.lib.mi.us for more information.

Visit our webpage for information and auction form: Not Just For The Birds! Auction