Tipp City Area Art’s Council sets dates for An Art Affair


TIPP CITY — Tipp City Area Arts Council’s An Art Affair — a fine arts and fine crafts event — will be held on Saturday, April 10, at the newly renovated Tipp Center located at 855 N. Third St. in Tipp City.

This year’s event will also feature the Fine Art Exhibition and Sale in the center’s lobby beginning on Monday, April 5, and culminating the day of the show on April 10. The public may view and purchase art during the center’s regular business hours from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily from April 5 through the 10.

Sponsors of this year’s events include the Tipp Center, the Rusty Harden Studio, and Matt Buehrer of Thrivent Financial.

Along with the Fine Art Exhibition pieces (many of which are for sale), over 25 booths filled with art-turned wood pieces and found wood sculptures, handcrafted jewelry & pottery, unique paintings, whimsical bird houses for spring gardens and much more will be available for purchase.

Two local food trucks, MommazBoyz and Smokin’ Inferno, will be on site to provide the culinary needs of our guests, vendors and general public. Attendees will receive a coupon good for a free drink with the purchase of food from the trucks.

Along with visual and culinary artists, the Art Affair on Saturday will feature a wide variety of performing artists from the Dayton area. The musical lineup includes:

• 10 a.m.: Reyna (Spears)

• 11 a.m.: Ricky Pat Johnson

• Noon: Novena

• 1 p.m.: Westbank

• 2 p.m.: Reyna & Dana

• 3 p.m.: Jackson Scott

• 4 p.m.: Doug Hart

Parking is available in the Center’s parking lot (located at the rear of the building). The event is handicapped-accessible. This event is COVID-compliant. Masks are required. Social distancing will be practiced between booths and traffic will be one way in and another way out. Hand sanitizer and masks will be available