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PUENTES

Virtual 49th Annual DAAC Renaissance ArtsFaire - November 7th

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Las Cruces, NM – On this edition of PUENTES a la comunidad, bridges to the community, host Emily Guerra spoke with Doña Ana Arts Council Communications Director, Kathleen Albers, to talk to us about the Virtual 49th Annual Renaissance ArtsFaire with an online entertainment video Saturday, November 7th from 1p.m. to 4 p.m. on Facebook and YouTube. Randy Granger and Chris Mitchell will be the MCs with guest appearances by Queen Cherrie, Robert the Ratcatcher, Jousters on Horseback, SCA fighting knights (The Society for Creative Anachronism), dancers, magicians, and more.

“Art History Challenge” contest winners will be announced on the Virtual RenFaire, Saturday, November 7th live at 4:30 p.m. on Facebook, cash prizes will be awarded. Visit daarts.org/the-49th-annual-renaissance-artsfaire-goes-virtual.

The online Marketplace will be available through the end of the year on the DAAC website daarts.org with this year’s RenFaire merchandise for sale (t-shirts, buttons, goblets), as well as different artists’ products and links to their websites.

DAAC has partnered with Mesilla Valley Estate Sales for the online Silent Auction with over 170 items donated by RenFaire vendors and local artists and businesses – paintings, photographs pottery, jewelry and collectibles, private tours, dinner and a 2012 Toyota Prius. The direct link to the website to view items and bid:  nmestateauctions.com/Event/Details/1679619/49th-Ren-Faire-Auction-Event.  

The Doña Ana Arts Council is at their new location in downtown Las Cruces at 250 West Amador Avenue. 575-523-6403