Elmore's Landing Christmas Art Show Feat. Missionary Mary Proctor
Elmore's Landing is OPEN and celebrating the 25th annual Christmas Art Show on December 9 & 10 from 10am til 6pm. The Holiday Art Show will honor Joe Elmore, the late South Walton artist and creator of Elmore's Landing art gallery on Hwy 331 South. Also, featuring Florida folks artist Missionary Mary Proctor!
The art show is a holiday celebration featuring local art, crafts, food vendors, beer and wine, drinks, art activities for kids, and live music. The community is invited to come out and celebrate the holidays with friends and family. Drop in any time during the weekend and join the festivities. You'll love seeing Elmore's Landing filled with history and the spirit of Elmore's love of art displayed throughout. This unique place is transforming into the art village that Joe Elmore had envisioned.
Vendors can contact Elmore's Landing for information and sign-up: firstname.lastname@example.org. Call 850-225-8827 for more information. Follow Elmore's Landing on Facebook to learn more about this unique art gallery shop under new ownership featuring Joe Elmore's art as well as other local artists you'll love. Come out any time to browse this piece of South Walton history for old and new art.
Read this wonderful story at Bitter Southerner: The Life and Art of Missionary Mary Proctor.
Elmore's Landing has been a landmark in SoWal for many years. It's hard to miss the giant chainsaw sculptures and colorful folk art as you enter or exit South Walton on Hwy 331 just south of the bay. If you ever had the good fortune of meeting Joe, it's likely you haven't forgotten the big bear of a man with the bear-hug personality. Joe was intense and creative when wielding his chainsaw to cut away at a massive piece of wood. Joe’s passing this past March left a big hole in SoWal’s art culture and it is heartening to know that his gallery will continue. Read about the unique art gallery and new owners at SoWal.com feature story: http://sowal.com/story/the-legacy-continues-at-elmores-landing.
Gallery location: 24728 Hwy. 331 South (just north of South Walton High School). Phone: 850-267-2323. Open 9am til 6pm daily. Follow Elmore's Landing on Facebook for announcements on artists on display and community art classes and events.
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