Artisan Marketplace to raise funds for Naples Woman’s Club Arts Scholarship
(Naples, FL – September 11, 2019) The Naples Woman’s Club is pleased to welcome artisans and art enthusiasts to support the next generation of artists at the 4th Annual Artisan Marketplace from November 1-3. Proceeds from the event fund the club’s art scholarship program, which is open to Collier County high school students that are pursuing a college degree in fine arts, graphic arts, performing arts or music.
The Artisan Marketplace will kick-off with a Preview Party on Friday, November 1st at the Naples Woman’s Club, located at 570 Park Street in Old Naples. Preview Party patrons will have early access to sip on wine and sample hors d’oeuvres from The French and Osteria Tulia. Additionally, guests will receive a gift for visiting the event’s 20+ participating artisans offering hand-crafted pieces including paintings, Ecuadorian Pewter, jewelry, painted scarves, and more.
Following the Preview Party, the Artisan Marketplace will be open to the public for free from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm on Saturday, November 2 and Sunday, November 3. In addition to shopping for unique, artisan gifts, guests will be able to bid on many silent auction packages that were donated by artists, local businesses, and passionate art-supporters. Shoppers can bid on a selection of jewelry, golf packages, Naples outings, theater tickets and restaurant packages valued up to $1,200.
Since the Naples Woman’s Club was founded in 1932, the organization has raised over $3,000,000 to support local charities and fund scholarships. The Club is a part of the General Federation of Women’s Club, which promotes civic improvements through volunteer services. Local club members demonstrate their commitment to making the community a better place through charitable fundraising as well as providing thousands of volunteer service hours. For more information, visit http://www.NaplesWomansClub.org.