Every year, they make artwork at camp specifically for selling at auction, notes spokesman Jimmy Sellars. The proceeds then go to help other kids get in to the camp next year. It's a very cool gesture and the basis for the annual Art for Wapiyapi fundraiser, which includes an auction of not only Wapiyapi camper art, but also works by local artists, including Sellars and his sister Jessica, Kelly Schurger, Kirk Norlin, Marie Gibbons, Joanne Mascorro and others. This year's expanded format includes artwork displays in three gallery spaces between 4426 and 4430 Tennyson Street, live music by three bands, face painting, food and general family fun, in addition to the silent auction.
Place bids and enjoy the day today from 4 to 8 p.m.; for tickets, $15 per person (or $35 for a family), go to www.wapiyapi.org or call 303-534-0883.
Sat., July 31, 4-8 p.m., 2010