Wednesday, May 21, 2014

"The WIZARD of OZ" - Comes to Art on the Lake

Hands-On Art Experience at Excelsior Art on the Lake 

The Kids Art Tent – at Art on the Lake, in Excelsior, MN - welcomes kids of all ages (1 year to 101) to a hands-on artistic experience through the land of Oz. Community theatre troupe, Chaska Valley Family Theatre (CVFT), has set the “stage” for a fantastic family experience Saturday, June 14th –Sunday 15th. Event is Free and open to the public.
  • Festival includes 140 artists in thirteen different medium in a gorgeous setting along Lake Minnetonka
  • Local music experiences including folk, bluegrass and acoustic rock
  • Local artisan food creations
  • Kids Art Tent & Hands-On Behind the Scenes Theatre Experience!

The Kids Art Tent will feature a variety of art projects including Tornado Spin Art, Rainbow Necklaces, Painted Haunted Forest Creatures, Wicked Witch Candles, No Place Like Home Birdhouses & The Ultimate Wizard Balloon.
Each craft has a nominal charge between $3-$5.

Art projects, as well as behind-the-scenes activities will take place in and near the Band shell next to beautiful Lake Minnetonka in the Excelsior Commons.
The Excelsior Band Shell will feature an up-close look at the making of a large-scale musical production. Event goers can witness a real orchestra rehearsal and cast “sing-through” as the 32-piece CVFT Live Orchestra kicks off the festivities.

Additionally, CVFT Costumers, Set & Prop Designers will be in the band shell working on items for the upcoming production of “The Wizard of Oz”. Attendees are encouraged to participate in painting set pieces, assembling final touches and creating additional show display pieces including the Oz Rainbow and Yellow Brick Road.There are no fees to participate. 
“Toto, I’ve a Feeling We’re Not in Excelsior Any More.” 

ART on the LAKE – Kid Art Tent & Band Shell

What:             Hands-on and behind the scene look at live musical theater production complete with art projects, set making and a live orchestra rehearsal.

When:           Saturday, June 14, 10am-6pm & Sunday, June 15, 10am-4pm

Where:          Excelsior Commons –Lake Street & Water St., Excelsior MN 55331

Parking:        Free shuttle service and parking from Minnetonka High School

Tickets:          Event is free and open to the public –art projects range between $3-$5, set painting and display activities are FREE

Want to Volunteer for this event?:                         www.