Car show fundraiser, other events set

3/21/2013

By The Telegram

By The Telegram

Events in Garden City this weekend include a car show fundraiser, a home show, an art exhibition and a music performance.

On Saturday, the Charlie's Angels Benefit Car Show and Auction is being held to help Plymell resident Charlie Drussel and his family with medical bills and other expenses related to an accident involving a wood-burning stove in late December in which Drussel sustained third-degree burns.

Saturday's benefit runs from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Finney County Fairgrounds Livestock Pavilion. In addition to the car show, there will be an all-day silent auction and a live auction at 6 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday, the WKBC Home Show will be held at the Exhibition Building at the Finney County Fairgrounds featuring a variety of booths, vendors and things for the kids.

Some of the exhibits will include flowers, landscaping ideas, financial advisors, home improvement ideas, construction companies and car dealers.

On Saturday afternoon, a Kansas Bureau of Investigation representative will participate in Kid Watch, a program about internet safety.

There will also be games for children over the weekend and gymnasts from Garden City and Scott City will perform.

Admission to the home show is free. Organizers are requesting the donation of a non-perishable canned good. The show is open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.

At noon on Saturday, Denver artist Patricia Barry Levy will talk about her techniques and processes to kick off an art exhibit featuring her work at the Garden City Arts Gallery, 318 N. Main St. Levy's work will be displayed through May 4.

An artists reception will follow from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is free and refreshments will be served.

Levy has exhibited in Manhattan, Kansas City, Denver and Taos, N.M.

Her pieces are part of collections at the Children's Hospital in Denver, Hyatt Hotels in Denver, Joslyn Art Museum in Omaha, Neb., the Art in Embassies program in Vienna, Austria, and the Planning Information Corporation and Denver Art Museum-American Indian Collection, both in Denver.

An "España" musical program featuring the music and dance of Spain and Brazil is scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday at Community Congregational Church, 710 N. Third St. The program will feature "Las Tres Gitanas" with Priscilla Hallberg on violin, Cynthia Egger on guitar and Tamara Carson, Spanish dancer. Admission is $10, and a reception is included.

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