Kaneland Community Fine Arts Festival activities set to begin

By on March 29, 2010

Kaneland—The Kaneland Community Fine Arts Festival is coming on Sunday, April 18, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the campus of Kaneland High School. Getting involved with the festival is easy, and there are free opportunities to do this before the event on April 18.

The KCFAF 2nd Annual Juried Art Show will be on display during the month of April at the Sugar Grove Public Library.

The public is invited to the Grand Opening Reception for the 2nd Annual KCFAF Juried Art Show on Friday, March 26, from 5 to 8 p.m. for a sneak preview of the art at the Sugar Grove Public Library, 125 S. Municipal Drive. The reception is free and open to the public.

Show your true colors by entering the Kaneland District Public Libraries Coloring Contest. Through the rest of March, your public library (Elburn, Kaneville, Maple Park and Sugar Grove) will hold a coloring contest of the KCFAF Logo. Six winners from each library will be chosen and displayed at the Festival on April 18. The coloring pages can be found at Kaneland District Public Libraries as well as on the festival website, www.kanelandartsfestival.org.

Meet Harold Hill, the traveling salesman, in Meredith Wilson’s “The Music Man” on July 16th, 17th, and 18th at the Kaneland High School Auditorium. The KCFAF is producing the first annual Kaneland Community Summer Theatre show of “The Music Man” and all are welcome and invited to audition. The auditions will take place on May 19-22 in the Kaneland High School Auditorium. Those auditioning must read the information regarding schedule and requirements, which can be found on the festival website. Please direct any questions to Diane McFarlin at diane.mcfarlin@kaneland.org or (630) 365-5100, ext. 208.

If you would like an official green KCFAF T-shirt, please visit the festival website to get a form, fill it out and return it to any school in the district. A limited quantity of shirts will be on sale at the festival, but pre-ordering will ensure that you get one. The shirts are $10 each and checks are to be made payable to “KHS – FAF.”

The KCFAF announced that Brenton McCuan, a student of Ms. Carleen Wieg, was the 2010 KCFAF Poster Design Contest winner. Brenton was chosen out of the art students in Ms Wieg’s KHS art class. Look for Brenton’s design in local business’ windows as well as the advertising in local publications.

Visit the website for the most up-to-date information regarding the festival at www.kanelandartsfestival.org.