FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
EVENT DATE: November 21, 2015 from 10 AM – 2 PM
FREE! Annual Lake Mansion Jingles with Art & History
NEW this year – the event will be open 9-10 AM for children with special needs and their immediate family members.
Celebrate the start of the holiday season at the holiday decorated and historic Lake Mansion at a free one day family festival for all ages. Children participate in eight hands-on art stations, visit with Santa (bring your camera), and take home a book to start or add to their own library. All visitors see, hear and touch Reno’s past during tours of the 1877 Lake Mansion and enjoy a unique selection of arts and crafts for your own home or to give as gifts with “Practice Makes Perfect” exhibit with artwork created by Arts for All Nevada’s and Sierra Arts teaching artists. Patty Cafferata will be on hand to answer questions and to sign her selection of historical building books and “Christmas in Nevada”. For a creative and interactive gift idea for the child or adult in your life, purchase a gift certificate for an art workshop or camp experience. Visit Arts for All Nevada’s website at artsforallnevada.org for a sample listing of classes/camps.
The Lake Mansion, listed on the State and National Registers of Historic Places, was built in 1877 and is the only former residence in the area open to the public year-round. You can rent the Lake Mansion for your own corporate or personal holiday party or other special event.
No registration is required and activities run continuously during the free event. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
The Lake Mansion is located on the corners of Court Street, Arlington Avenue and Flint Street, one block south of the Truckee River in Reno’s Arts District. If additional information needed, contact firstname.lastname@example.org, 826-6100, ext. 2# or www.artsforallnevada.org.
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION: Arts for All Nevada is a statewide, not-for-profit and non-governmental organization conducting over 3,000 art workshops each year throughout Nevada. Arts for All Nevada was incorporated in 1986 with a mission to provide arts access for ALL. As the owner of the Lake Mansion, Arts for All Nevada is responsible for the thoughtful preservation and year-round use of the mansion as a cultural and historic site.
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Arts for All Nevada is a non-profit organization. Its mission is to provide quality arts opportunities for ALL ages and ALL abilities. Arts for All Nevada is responsible for the preservation and year-round use of the Lake Mansion as a cultural and historic site.