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Quilt show ‘Lucky Break’
Walk your dog
Opening reception Nov. 7 for charity
Pooches and their owners are invited to participate
by Joan Westlake today to create contemporary pieces,” says juror and
The number 13 might be ominous for some, but exhibit organizer Diane Howell of Chandler. “Those
in Woofstock: The Great Chandler Dog Walk, the
it appears to be very good fortune for the Chandler techniques range from painting and monoprinting to
City of Chandler’s inaugural charity dog walk and
Center for the Art’s juried exhibition “Art Quilts XIII: photo transfer and machine piecing.”
festival, to raise money for the American Service
Lucky Break,” on display Nov. 7 to Dec. 31. An opening The quilt selected for the event’s promotional
Animal Society, a nonprofi t organization dedicated to
reception featuring postcard is entitled
enabling disabled veterans to live a more productive
many of the artists “Drawing on the
life through the use of service animals. The event runs
and the music of jazz Mist” by Linda Colsh
from 8 a.m. to noon Sat., Nov. 15 at Tumbleweed
guitarist Pete Pancrazi of Belgium. The quilt
is 7 to 9 p.m. Fri., Nov. is machine pieced
7. Admission to the and quilted, and the
opening and gallery is surface design is made
free. from computer images
Eric Faulhaber, City and screens created
of Chandler visual arts by the artist from her
coordinator, says the own photographs and
annual event draws art drawings. What’s the
quilts from around the lucky break? It is the
Owners and their dogs have the opportunity to walk
world. This year, more main image, which
one of three courses. The Great Chandler Dog Walk
than 45 quilts in all is an unexpected
offers a small 400-yard course dubbed the Dachshund
shapes and sizes and photograph caught
Dash, a 1-kilometer medium course called the Bichon
in a variety of materials while Colsh was
Buzz, and a 3.5-kilometer course called the Husky
and applications photographing street
Hustle. Participation in the walk costs $20 per dog
were selected for the pipes in Berlin.
before Nov. 7 or $25 per dog thereafter.
contemporary fi ber art The Bernina
In addition to dog walks, Woofstock features musical
exhibit. Connection in Phoenix
entertainment, a variety of pet-friendly vendors,
Artists from four is sponsoring two
food and beverages for sale, photos and caricature
countries are featured: prizes for the judged
drawing, a pet psychic, an auction, vaccinations and
the U.S., Canada, portion of the show.
pet adoptions. There will also be demonstrations by
Belgium and Israel, Chandler’s Cutting
local organizations representing the growing sports
and include those from
Submitted photo
Edge Quiltworks is
of fl yball, dog agility and dog fl ying disc catching.
Phoenix, Scottsdale,
ARTISTIC STITCHES: “13 Lotus Flowers for My Mother” by Claire Gimber
sponsoring a third-
Contest entries are now being accepted for the Biscuit
Mesa, Gilbert, Prescott
of Scottsdale will be on display at the Chandler Center for the Arts Toss, Best Trick, Best Patriotic Costume, and Pet &
through Dec. 31.
place prize. Honorees
and other Arizona are named by an
Owner Look-Alike.
cities. The Center estimates that 10,000 people view independent, third-party judge.
Other support comes from AZ Disc Dogs, Blazin’
the fi ber art show every year. Visitors come by car For more information about Art Quilts XIII: Lucky
K9s, Good Dog Agility and the Chandler Police
and on tour buses with many journeying from out of Break, call 480-917-6859.
Department K9 Unit. Admission for spectators is
state. Exhibit hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through
Faulhaber points out that these aren’t traditional Friday and noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. Chandler
Dogs attending Woofstock must be kept leashed
quilting bee blankets, but handmade works of art with Center for the Arts is located at 250 N. Arizona Ave.,
at all times and each dog must have its own adult
a fi ne sense of balance, color and design.
handler. However, a temporary off-leash bark park
“The pieces were selected to represent the very wide
will be set up for the event. No aggressive behavior, by
range of techniques and design solutions artists use
dogs or their owners, will be tolerated.
Tumbleweed Park is located on the southwest
corner of Germann and McQueen roads. For
contest rules and event information, go to www. To preregister for a dog
European Market
walk, visit or call
offers seasonal
Make a dent in your holiday gift list at the European
the bayou at
Market at The Promenade at Fulton Ranch. The fi nal
two events of 2008 are held Sat., Nov. 1 and Sat., Dec.
6 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Shoppers enjoy booths fi lled with handmade
Gator tails and Cajun cooking highlight Bistro@
pottery, jewelry, paintings, baby items and other one-
Kokopelli’s fi rst-ever Zydeco Festival Nov. 14 through
of-a-kind creations, along with food samples from AJ’s
Along with the festival’s regional menu, which
Fine Foods and select restaurants.
includes spicy, wine-based creations, the event fea-
On Nov. 1 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sarah Vanell
tures Zydeco’s fast-tempo accordion and washboard
entertains visitors with vocals and guitar and Dan the
music, as well as current dance music.
Balloon Man creates custom balloon creations. On
The Zydeco Festival is free for non-drinkers and
Dec. 6, award-winning local entertainer Pete Pancrazi
children, and $10 per person for wine tasting, which
offers holiday favorites from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and
includes a souvenir wine glass, $2 discount coupon
Santa Claus greets shoppers from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and six tasting tickets.
The Promenade at Fulton Ranch is located on the
Hours are 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday,
northeast corner of Chandler Heights Road and Alma Submitted photo
and 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Bistro@Kokopelli
School Road. SHOP: Paintings by Sun Lakes resident Alice Van Overstraeten will
Winery is located at 35 W. Boston St. For information,
be on display and for sale at the European Market Nov. 1. call 480-792-6927.
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