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Preview Party

Friday
Mar. 29, 2019
7:00–9:00 PM

Come join us for a special preview event with the community, the Candlewood Arts Festival organizers, and the artists. Community Room, Borrego Springs Branch Library, 2580 Country Club Rd.

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Desert Fruit Giveaway

Saturday
Mar. 30, 2019
10:00–12:00 PM

Artist Devon Tsuno's installation takes the form of a two-fold offering for visitors—first, the gift of grapefruit, the famously delicious Seley Reds grown in the local orchard; and second, the gift of information about the farm, its crop, the labor force that makes it possible, and its environmental impact and future. Galleta Meadows, Borrego Springs Rd. and Big Horn Rd.

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Holocene Screen Workshop

Saturday
Mar. 30, 2019
10:00–12:00 PM

Join artist Pearl C Hsiung for a hands-on workshop. The work produced will be incorporated into her sculptural installation Holocene Screen for Galleta Meadows, creating a kaleidoscopic view of the deep and varied ties that bind us all to the Anza Borrego Desert. Please note: space is limited. Galleta Meadows, Borrego Springs Rd. and Big Horn Rd.

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Children's Art and Play

Saturday
Mar. 30, 2019
10:00–12:00 PM

Participating children will make a biodegradable sculpture to leave at a designated area near the Candlewood Arts Festival Art. Galleta Meadows, Borrego Springs Rd. and Big Horn Rd.

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The Best in the West—Salad Stacking Competition 2019

Saturday
Mar. 30, 2019
1:30–3:00 PM

Join artist Mario Ybarra Jr. for a salad building contest! Ybarra's project is rooted in the idea that art is all around us and that we are all artists, even when we take a trip to the salad bar. Please note: space is limited. RSVP: candlewood@underthesunfoundation.org. Kesling's Kitchen, 665 Palm Canyon Dr.

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Artists’ Talk And Q&A

Saturday
Mar. 30, 2019
3:30–5:00 PM

Beat the heat of the day with an indoors talk and Q&A with the participating artists and festival curator. Community Room, Borrego Springs Branch Library, 2580 Country Club Rd.

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Festival Reception

Saturday
Mar. 30, 2019
5:30–7:00 PM

Come enjoy appetizers, cash bar and community as we celebrate the inaugural Candlewood Arts Festival. Space is limited, so please sign up early!
RSVP: candlewood@underthesunfoundation.org. Borrego Art Insitute, 665 Palm Canyon Dr.

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Artists' Walkthrough

Sunday
Mar. 31, 2019
10:00–12:00 PM

Come view the Festival’s art for the first, second or third time this weekend—this time with the artists! Galleta Meadows, Borrego Springs Rd. and Big Horn Rd.

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