November 11, 2023
These events run through November 14.
McKay Community Forest today (and other locations for later events)
3100 Harris Street
Eureka, CA 95501
Saturday November 11 to Tuesday November 14, Art in Service Veterans Events
Saturday, November 11, 2023
This series of events honors local veterans and celebrates the role creative arts can have in helping people moving from military to civilian life. Today's event includes the run, music, ceramics, and painting opportunities, plus free barbecue, provided by the Arcata Veterans Hall American Legion Post 274.
Art in Service Veterans Events
Saturday November 11, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
5k and 10k run at McKay Community Forest, 3100 Harris Street Eureka
Veteran Affairs Community Connections Fair at the Humboldt Cider Company at Redwoods Acres. Art-making, live music, BBQ and pickleball. Ceramic artist Ehren Tool of UC Berkeley (US Marines), other artists, and professors and students from Cal Poly Humboldt Ceramics offer a free cup-making workshop.
Monday Evening, November 13 from 5:30 to 8:30 PM
Ceramics Demo, College of the Redwoods Creative Arts room 106
Ceramic artist Jessica Putnam Phillips demonstrates and discusses her work for the Adult & Continuing Education Veterans Ceramics Class with CR alumnus Joe Fox. Pullman says "art allows me to create a conversation between the viewer and the maker, raising awareness about veterans and their issues. My work specifically looks at service, gender roles and identity. I served in the USAF from 1995-2003."
Tuesday Morning, November 14 from 8:15 AM to 2:45 PM
Ceramics Demo, College of the Redwoods, Creative Arts room 106
Ceramic artist Jessica Putnam Phillips continues to demonstrate and discuss ceramics and how it is helpful and meaningful for veterans.