ACV to host Jazz Under the Stars
Artisan Night: Jazz Under the Stars, a gala benefit event in support of the Artisans Center of Virginia star-lighting Virginia artisan crafts, music, foods and drink, is scheduled for Saturday, June 6, from 6:30 pm to midnight at The Ix Event Space (Monticello Road & Second Street SE, Charlottesville). Tickets are $50 per person. Creatively Festive Attire. To purchase tickets, call 434.296.7915.
Proceeds from the gala will support furthering the Artisans Center of Virginia’s mission and the culture of craft throughout the Commonwealth.
Here’s what’s in store at Artisan Night:
Artist Mixer: Mingle with Virginia artisans to the Dueling Jazz Pianos of Hod O’Brien & Jim Wray
The Best of Charlottesville Jazz: The Jazz Collective #9 featuring Jay Urgo, Jim Howe, Haywood Giles and many others.
Special Artisan Décor: Glass Lighting by Charles Hall and Sculpture by Nini Baeckstrom, Floyd Hurt & Yates Spencer.
Artisan Cuisine: Delectables by: Al Hamraa, Bel Rio, Fellini’s # 9, Maya, and the Melting Pot with a special presentation by Alexander’s Restaurant of Roanoke .
Silent Auction: Virginia Artisan Crafts by ACV juried artisans and merchandise from supportive local vendors
“Artisan Martini” Award: Participating restaurants: Al Hamraa, Bel Rio, Fellini’s #9 and Maya
ACV Gala Sponsors: Al Hamraa, Almost Like Home, The Barn Swallow, Charlottesville Jazz Society, The Corner 106.1, Deza Design, DuBose Egleston, Fellini’s # 9, The Hook, The Ix Project, Lander Creative, Willis Logan owner of the Virginia Wine of the Month Club, Maya Restaurant, Paul McCann owner of Cirrus Vodka, Bridget Meagher owner of Alexander’s Restaurant (Roanoke), The Melting Pot, The Piedmont Council for the Arts, Ristorante Al Dente, Silver Cat, Dave Simpson owner the C&O & Bel Rio Restaurants, Skyline Tents, T & N Printing, TransDigital, Richard Smith, Meghan Williamson, Susan Ema Vernon