Art Off the Wall next Saturday

Published 1:45 am Saturday, September 4, 2010

Art Off the Wall, the annual fundraiser by the Lower Alabama Arts Coalition (LAAC) and the Covington Arts Council, is set for 6 p.m. Sat., Sept. 11, at the Andalusia Country Club.

The event includes a wine and cheese reception during a silent auction of art work, followed by a surf and turf dinner featuring entertainment and a live auction.

Artists who’ve committed their work for the silent auction include:

John Taylor

Carol Phillips

Kylie Spears

Curtis Simpson

Robert Evers

Jo Kelley

Dot Burkett

Pam Brannon

Kim Baumgartner

Misty Purvis

Ron Terry

Angelo Agro

Lee Cagle

Tara Dalton

Kyle Harp

Mick Miller

Linda Kyle

Barbara Tyler

Jessica Tyler

Rick Long

Andrew Urquhart

Shane Evans

Roger LeCompte

Marilyn Moore

Dinner entertainment – to be emceed by Judge Trippy McGuire – includes Tambri Nix; Johnny Brewer and Steve Hubbard; the Mystery Machine, James Albritton, Chris Evans, Katherine Dean and Daniel Henderson; and Roger Powell, who’ll do stand-up comedy.

The live auction will feature food as art, and will include three dinner parties for eight people each, as well as a holiday party featuring a catered menu and musical entertainment for up to 50 people at the LAAC’s new East Three Notch Street gallery. (See related story.)

Sponsorships for this event are available in four categories: Rembrandt, $1,500, includes eight tickets to the event; Van Gogh, $1,000, includes six tickets to the event; Picasso, $500, includes four tickets to the event; Woodie Long, $200, includes two tickets to the event. Individual tickets also are available for $35 each.

Sponsors to date include:

Shaw Industries

Mike and Janet Beste

Walker Electric

Mallette Drug

Harold’s Discount Furniture

Andalusia Tire Company

Darby’s Village Pharmacy

Dr. Kimberly Ward

Tommy and Michele Gerlach

Morgan Keegan

Palmer and Sons

Covington Metals Co.

Andalusia Regional Hospital

Dr. and Mrs. Herbert Riedel


Southern Independent Bank,

Taylor Linen

Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Faulkner

TV Cable

C & I Plumbing and Electrical Company

Mrs. Carol Jacobs

Drs. King, King and Burkhardt

Mr. and Mrs. Don Cotton

Walt and Hannah Merrell

Henderson Sewing Machines

Fox Radio

For information, contact the LAAC at 222-3205.