Friday, May 27, 2011

Art Paws in Reno


On July 9th, the Nevada Humane Society's Pawspective Art Show join in the celebration of works from local artists spanning different artistic styles and types of media. Featured artists present their vision of wildlife pets and nature. Attendees enjoy live music and light refreshments. If you are an art or animal lover this exhibit is sure to be a treat for the eyes as well as the soul. A portion of the proceeds from art sales directly benefit the homeless pets at Nevada Humane Society.

On July 17th, the Art Paws 11th annual event will be brought to you by PetFolio Magazine. From paw painting to wine/beer tasting to music to art browsing there is plenty to see sniff and do. Pet related products and services various types of art and artists fantastic auction and raffle items dog show live music with the Witney Meyers Band and even a pet psychic. Pets bring your people.

PetFolio sponsored charity event and is roughly a 45 minute drive from Lake Tahoe. Art Paws donates all of the proceeds from the event to 3 non-profit animal organizations as chosen by PetFolio Magazine's, Reader's Choice Contest.

This, free admission, event is a walk through vendor event, held at McKinley Arts and Cultural Center at 925 Riverside Dr., Reno. It is the ONLY canine friendly event during Artown. Vendors consist of pet products and services, artists and artisans, non-profit animal organizations and various other consumer vendors.

If you are looking for a great bargain on some of the best items, services and products that are available in the Reno area, you will want to check out the Art Paws silent auction. Last year we had more that 75 fantastic items to offer to our attendees. In addition, don't forget to purchase several raffle tickets. Many of our vendors provide us with super raffle prizes as well.

Paw painting has long been one of our best loved attractions, bring out the Picasso in your pet, and take home a masterpiece. If your dog has a unique talent, is super cute or has a fantastic costume or trick, you'll want to sign them up for our "Canine Contests". Fabulous prizes for the winners.

Live music will be provided again this year by the Witney Myers Band from 2-5pm and an additional gallery showing from special artists will be held from 3:30-5pm.

Additionally, from 12pm-4pm, several wineries and brewery's will be offering tasting. Wine tasting tickets are $25.00 which includes an Art Paws wine glass with unlimited tasting. Beer tasting tickets are 3 for $5.00.

More Art Paws information, dog friendly rentals, and other Reno Artown events. Dogs stay for free at all of Agate Bay Realty's dog friendly vacation rentals and free wi-fi for their owners. While guests are staying at the lake, guests will be close to Patton Beach and other pet friendly areas.

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