Chalk & Cheers to feature first-ever “Cheers for Charity” beer tasting – Saturday, September 25, 2021
LAS VEGAS – Calling all artists and artisanal vendors, registration opens today through August 31 for Skye Canyon’s fifth annual juried chalk art competition, Chalk & Cheers, a fall festival, raffle, and art fair featuring a “Cheers for Charity” beer tasting, set for Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021, at Skye Canyon Park (10111 W. Skye Canyon Park Dr.) from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
This year’s chalk art contest theme is “The Skye’s The Limit.” Artists of all skill levels are encouraged to imaginatively interpret this hopeful theme and reflect the power of uplifting creativity as they vie for top honors and cash prizes.
The juried competition includes three categories, high school student, amateur and professional. Cash prizes awarded in each category are $300 for first place, $200 for second place, and $100 for third place. Additionally, there are $100 cash prizes for one winner in two more categories: Best 3D piece and Best Use of Color. As in previous years, attendees can vote on the People’s Choice earning the winner a $100 cash award. Registration is free and limited to first 50 artists. Artists can register at https://skyecanyon.com/call-to-artists/.
Skye Canyon is also offering up to thirty, 10’ x 10’ booths at the vendor village where local artisans in all sorts of creative mediums can showcase and sell their wares. In lieu of booth payment, participating vendors must donate a raffle item valued at $75-$100. There will be a vendor punch card, attendees who purchase from three vendors will be automatically entered into the grand prize raffle. Those interested, can apply for a booth at https://skyecanyon.com/vendor-registration/
Chalk and Cheers 2021 will benefit Skye Serves, the community’s ongoing charitable outreach program, through the sale of raffle tickets and with the first-ever, “Cheers for Charity” beer tasting presented by Local 808. Tickets for “Cheers for Charity” will be sold for $10 ahead of time online or $15 upon entrance to the event inside Skye Canyon Park. Each taster will receive (4) 4oz tastings of a craft beer that they can enjoy as they are viewing the chalk art.
Local 808 will be on hand with their famous trailer featuring the spotlighted beers and cocktails for purchase. Also, a variety of additional local food trucks will be available for the purchase of food and beverages including Maize Food Truck, Alpha Dawg, Churros 101.
For more information, visit www.skyecanyonevents.com/chalkandcheers.