“Art Through the Decades” is the theme of the annual Festival of the Arts. The Diamond Valley Arts Council presents an art smorgasbord with wide appeal. Visual, audio and literary artists will showcase their work at the Esplanade Arts Center in San Jacinto on Friday October 17, Saturday October 18 and Sunday October 19.
The three-day event kicks off with a dance hosted by radio personality and DJ Bob Madden of The Mix 101.3. “Dancing through the Decades”, scheduled from 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm at the Arts Center, celebrates ten years of promoting the arts in the San Jacinto Valley. The event’s ten dollar admission includes dessert.
On Saturday October the 18th, from 3pm to 6pm, the Festival’s visual entries will be on display. In addition, attendees will enjoy listening to the live performances of the Festival’s audio entries. Saturday Show tickets are five dollars per person.
The Festival concludes the evening of Sunday October 19th, six-thirty pm to nine pm, with a jazz performance by the talented regional group, RSVP Jazz. Tickets for the concert at the Esplanade Arts Center are twenty-five dollars per person. A weekend pass to all the events is available for thirty dollars per person.
The Esplanade Arts Center is located at 2181 W. Esplanade (at Sanderson) in San Jacinto. Information is available on the DVAC website, www.thedvac.org. For reservations, call (951) 651-1964. The Festival of the Arts is a fundraiser for the Diamond Valley Arts Council, a non-profit umbrella organization which promotes the arts in the San Jacinto Valley.