Browsing All posts tagged under »ArtRapids«

A new exhibit at Mama Nature’s Gallery

June 2, 2016


Babs told me that a whole flock of new sculptures had migrated to the Walk of Art over at the Elk Rapids Day Park, so on Tuesday Louan and I went to see them. Above: Louan really liked the stone and wrought metal Garden Piece by Wendell Heers and Scott Lankton and For Wendell Heers by […]


May 17, 2014


Enlighten is one of ten new sculptures that will be installed during May along the ArtRapids! Walk of Art in Elk Rapids. (Learn more about sculptor Margot McMahon and her work here).   Miss Sadie, the Cowboy and I encourage you to make the trip.  You will find refreshment for your spirit.  When you have finished […]

Coming Attractions

June 28, 2012


No matter how jammed your summer calendar is, you would be sorry to miss these excellent adventures.

Jazz at Sunset

July 24, 2011


Babs writes: This is from last Thursday evening in Elk Rapids at Veterans’ Memorial Park where Art Rapids! sponsored Classical Jazz Fusion by Nancy Stagnitta, flute; Ron Getz, guitar; Jeff Beaven, bass; Randy Marsh, drums. It was a perfect evening. Great music, good weather and a grand sunset.

Vessel dresses

June 27, 2011


Babs went to ArtRapids! on a perfect day and captured the perfect summer dress. I was captivated at once. Vessel dresses! I thought. They look just like the ripple of Grand Traverse Bay over its sandy shore. Who would think of such a thing? And why am I so taken with the work? You can, as always, click on the photo for a larger version if that will help you puzzle it all out.

ArtRapids! on June 26

June 21, 2010


The 5th annual ArtRapids! fair will fill Memorial Park in Elk Rapids with a feast for your eyes and ears this Saturday. The free juried show features 65 artists, creative activities for children, live music all day, and a demonstration of watercolor techniques by juror Chuck Forman. I don’t see how you can go wrong. […]