Art of the Land is a showcase of artwork that features the beauty of the McHenry County landscape, according to a news release. The show includes art for sale from local artists, artisan items for purchase, poetry by the Woodstock-based poetry collective Atrocious Poets, raffles, live music, appetizers and a cash bar.
The band Big Fish will perform Friday night and Vaguely Familiar Duo will perform on Saturday.
In addition to the fine art show, the event features a display of photos taken by amateur photographers at many of the properties the Land Conservancy has preserved. Guests will have the opportunity to vote on a People’s Choice photograph each night.
Art of the Land is the Land Conservancy’s biggest fundraiser of the year with 30% of art sales from the event support land preservation in McHenry County.
The event runs 6:30 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Starline Factory, 306 W. Front St. in Harvard.
Advance tickets are $15 per night and tickets can be purchased at www.artoftheland.org. Tickets will be $20 per night at the door.
Source: The Daily Chronicle