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In early March each year, the Gotta Have Art Festival Team hosts an Art Festival celebrating the artistic talents of Western New York.  This juried show features over 40 artisans, including Roycrofters, displaying their works for sale, including paintings, jewelry, pottery, glass, photography and textile art.  In addition, refreshments, including a delicious lunch is available at the "Crafty Cafe".  A free children's creative art project is offered on Saturday.  A charity raffle of artwork donated by participating artists concludes on Sunday.

New this year is a special raffle worth over $500!  We are calling it the "Celebrate the Arts" raffle.  This amazing raffle includes: 

·      Family membership to Burchfield Penney Art Gallery (1 year)

·      $50.00 Gift certificate to the Burchfield Penny gift shop

·      $100 Gift card to the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra

·      $125.00 Gift card to the Left Bank Restaurant.

·      $50.00 Gift certificate for Mothers Restaurant

·      $50.00 Gift certificate for City Fare Café

·      2 Tickets to Matilda - March 21 at the Palace Theater

                                            ·      2 Tickets to Legally Blonde -July 11 at the Palace Theater

·      2 Tickets to the Kavinoky Theater

·      $50 Gift certificate to Regal Cinema

·      $25.00 in merchandise from Massachusetts Avenue Project

 Tickets are $10 a piece and are available at the festival.  The one winning ticket will be drawn at the You’ve Gotta Have Art Festival at 3 pm on March 8, 

The festival takes place at Clarence Presbyterian Church, 9675 Main Street, Clarence, NY, next door to the Clarence High School.  Check out pictures of our previous festivals on our photo page.

The 2020 Festival will take place over two days:  Saturday, March 7, from 10 AM to 4 PM and Sunday, March 8, from 12 Noon to 4 PM. The Crafty Café will have lunch and refreshments available both days.  Admission donation is $3.00.  Children under 12 are free.

All our proceeds from the raffle and the show are donated to a local charity: Hearts and Hands,  a nonprofit organization serving the elderly and disabled in our community.

For information on exhibiting or attending, contact the Art Festival Team at gottahaveart@clarencepresby.org.