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Connections Magazine Sponsorship
6/15/2021 - 12/31/2022
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July Monthly Luncheon
7/21/2022
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2022 Golf Outing
8/26/2022
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Events in the next 30 days...
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7/1/2022
Ambassadors Meeting

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7/7/2022
Thursday Night Live!

Thursday Night Live for 2022!

Between Memorial Day and Labor Day - Cedarhurst stays open late until 8 pm every Thursday. The museum converts the back patio and lawn into a third space, giving the community members a place to gather, network, and enjoy the beautiful southern Illinois summer and scenery. Thursday Night Live is a no-pressure way to engage first time visitors of "non-art folks" to gain appreciation for the arts and learn about the many different programs that we offer year round.

FREE ADMISSION | BRING LAWN CHAIRS/BLANKETS | NO COOLERS
🎵 Live Music - Entertainment is a staple of Thursday Night Live, as local and regional musicians are hired to perform each week.
🎨 Art Programs & Activities - Museum staff help the committee design and facilitate special art experiences & activities from week to week to encourage visitors to become more involved with the arts i.e. - artist demonstrations, craft nights, art chats, games, pottery firings, community art projects, and more.
🍷 Beer & Wine Cash Bar - The museum welcomes annual sponsors to serve as volunteer bartenders and network with attendees.
🍕 Food Concessions - Cedarhurst invites local food vendors to set up and sell concessions each week, creating community partnerships that help local businesses and enhance the TNL atmosphere.
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• June 2 TNL Summer Kickoff: Music by Hoot 'n Holler Band | JCCC Business After Hours | Complimentary Snacks
• June 9: Music by Alyssa Moore & Dave Fuller | DIY Art Night: Fan of Cedarhurst | Food by The Frosty Mug
• June 16: Music by Terri Sullivan | Food by El Rancherito | Drink Special - Margarita
• June 23: Music by Shades of Gray Blues Band | Art Chat with Michele Wortman - Shrode Art Center Gallery | Food by Kingdom Catering
• June 30: Music by Pardon My French | Food by Ringside Buffet
• July 7: Music by Mr. Hydration and Bongo Pablo | DIY Art Night: Pulled String Art | Food by Dominos Pizza
• July 14: Music by Scotty Qualk | Art Demo: Cedarhurst Basketeers | Food by Agave Mexican Restaurant | Drink Special - Holly Jolly
• July 21: Music by The Clyde Band | DIY Art Night: Leaf Prints | Food by Bandana's Bar-B-Que
• July 28: Music by The Presswoods | Art Chat - Permanent Collection Gallery | Food by Ringside Buffet | Ladies Night Drink Special - Sangria
• August 4: Music by Dylan Mitchell | DIY Art Night: Rock Painting | Food by Kingdom Catering
• August 11: Music by Stash the Keys Dueling Keyboards | Art Demo: Cedarhurst Quilters | Food by The Frosty Mug
• August 18: Music by Michael Herzing Duo | Art Chat with Andy Saftel - New Semantics Gallery | Food by Elks Lodge #819
• August 25: Music by Jive | Join the 'Dog Members' Pooch Parade! | Food by Jack Russel Fish Company
• September 1 TNL Summer Finale: Music by RBR Trio | Food by Joe's Pizza | Drink Special - Razzle Dazzle

All art exhibition galleries are open and free of charge during Thursday Night Live.
Children 12 and under must be accompanied by a parent or authorized adult in the galleries and on the museum grounds.
Full calendar can be found on our website at https://cedarhurst.org/thursday-night-live/

2022 Sponsors: Crossroads Community Hospital | Tanglewood Apartments
Cosponsored by: Tony and Julie Wielt - State Farm Insurance | Continental Tire the Americas, LLC | Michael and Tami Kroeschen - Edward Jones | Withers Broadcasting Company

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7/9/2022
Family Art Fun - Paint Like Monet!

Family Art Fun - Create your own Monet like masterpiece!
Saturday, July 9th | 1-3 pm | Shrode Art Center at Cedarhurst

Have fun creating a colorful painting using a variety of materials. This make-and-take art program is geared toward families of all ages and does not require registration. Admission is FREE and open to the public.

This program is sponsored by Crossroads Community Hospital

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7/9/2022
THE ART OF TATTOOING: An Introduction to the History of Tattooing and its Evolution as a Fine Art Form

THE ART OF TATTOOING: An Introduction to the History of Tattooing and its Evolution as a Fine Art Form
Saturday, July 9 | 6:00 – 10:00 pm | Must be 18 to attend
Admission: $10 per person | $5 Cedarhurst members

Food Concessions & Cash Bar – featured cocktail
Presented by: Guy Aitchison | Tattoo Artist & Educator

• 6:00 - 7:00 pm | Michele Wortman exhibit | Shrode Art Center
View tattoo artist Michele Wortman’s oil paintings | Cash Bar
• 7:00 - 8:00 pm | Guy Aitchison Presentation | Performance Hall
View Guy Aitchison's oil paintings on display
• 8:00 -10:00 pm – Mix & Mingle

Enjoy the ‘live gallery’ of tattooed individuals. Several of Guy and Michele’s ‘art collectors’ will be present. We encourage everyone to show-off their tattoos.

Have an opportunity to view and purchase a variety of the books they have published, as well as prints of their artwork and merchandise.

DIY- temporary tattoo station with metallic, glitter and realistic looking temp. tattoos for free

GUY AITCHISON
• tattoo artist since 1988
• educator in tattoo field since 1992
• involved in countless events, publications and exhibitions
• featured artist in ‘Tattoo’ an art exhibit at the Field Museum, Chicago
• appeared in various TV productions including Tattoo Wars, LA ink and Best Ink
• known for his abstract “Biomechanical” style which he has helped popularize
• gave Rob Zombie his first tattoo in 1989 when he was 21

PROGRAM SPONSOR: Toni Smith

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7/12/2022
Education Council

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7/13/2022
Special Events Council

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7/14/2022
Thursday Night Live!

Thursday Night Live for 2022!

Between Memorial Day and Labor Day - Cedarhurst stays open late until 8 pm every Thursday. The museum converts the back patio and lawn into a third space, giving the community members a place to gather, network, and enjoy the beautiful southern Illinois summer and scenery. Thursday Night Live is a no-pressure way to engage first time visitors of "non-art folks" to gain appreciation for the arts and learn about the many different programs that we offer year round.

FREE ADMISSION | BRING LAWN CHAIRS/BLANKETS | NO COOLERS
🎵 Live Music - Entertainment is a staple of Thursday Night Live, as local and regional musicians are hired to perform each week.
🎨 Art Programs & Activities - Museum staff help the committee design and facilitate special art experiences & activities from week to week to encourage visitors to become more involved with the arts i.e. - artist demonstrations, craft nights, art chats, games, pottery firings, community art projects, and more.
🍷 Beer & Wine Cash Bar - The museum welcomes annual sponsors to serve as volunteer bartenders and network with attendees.
🍕 Food Concessions - Cedarhurst invites local food vendors to set up and sell concessions each week, creating community partnerships that help local businesses and enhance the TNL atmosphere.
__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
• June 2 TNL Summer Kickoff: Music by Hoot 'n Holler Band | JCCC Business After Hours | Complimentary Snacks
• June 9: Music by Alyssa Moore & Dave Fuller | DIY Art Night: Fan of Cedarhurst | Food by The Frosty Mug
• June 16: Music by Terri Sullivan | Food by El Rancherito | Drink Special - Margarita
• June 23: Music by Shades of Gray Blues Band | Art Chat with Michele Wortman - Shrode Art Center Gallery | Food by Kingdom Catering
• June 30: Music by Pardon My French | Food by Ringside Buffet
• July 7: Music by Mr. Hydration and Bongo Pablo | DIY Art Night: Pulled String Art | Food by Dominos Pizza
• July 14: Music by Scotty Qualk | Art Demo: Cedarhurst Basketeers | Food by Agave Mexican Restaurant | Drink Special - Holly Jolly
• July 21: Music by The Clyde Band | DIY Art Night: Leaf Prints | Food by Bandana's Bar-B-Que
• July 28: Music by The Presswoods | Art Chat - Permanent Collection Gallery | Food by Ringside Buffet | Ladies Night Drink Special - Sangria
• August 4: Music by Dylan Mitchell | DIY Art Night: Rock Painting | Food by Kingdom Catering
• August 11: Music by Stash the Keys Dueling Keyboards | Art Demo: Cedarhurst Quilters | Food by The Frosty Mug
• August 18: Music by Michael Herzing Duo | Art Chat with Andy Saftel - New Semantics Gallery | Food by Elks Lodge #819
• August 25: Music by Jive | Join the 'Dog Members' Pooch Parade! | Food by Jack Russel Fish Company
• September 1 TNL Summer Finale: Music by RBR Trio | Food by Joe's Pizza | Drink Special - Razzle Dazzle

All art exhibition galleries are open and free of charge during Thursday Night Live.
Children 12 and under must be accompanied by a parent or authorized adult in the galleries and on the museum grounds.
Full calendar can be found on our website at https://cedarhurst.org/thursday-night-live/

2022 Sponsors: Crossroads Community Hospital | Tanglewood Apartments
Cosponsored by: Tony and Julie Wielt - State Farm Insurance | Continental Tire the Americas, LLC | Michael and Tami Kroeschen - Edward Jones | Withers Broadcasting Company

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7/15/2022
PartyLine - Party in Paradise!

Aloha! Embrace an island state of mind for this tropical celebration on Friday, July 15th!

Unwind with a fruity drink before settling in for a flavorful Hawaiian meal. After dinner comes the show, a traditional luau featuring hula dancers and music from the islands. You can even join the fun! It’s the perfect island evening, right here in the Midwest. Tropical attire…to match your lei!

When: Friday, July 15, 2022 | 6:30 - 9:30 pm
Location: The Schweinfurth House paradise - 1200 North 27th Street, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864
Cost: $50 per person | Limit 50 guests
Host: Crossroads Community Hospital

Purchase tickets online at cedarhurst.org/party-line or call (618) 242-1236 ext. 225 | vonda@cedarhurst.org

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7/21/2022
Thursday Night Live!

Thursday Night Live for 2022!

Between Memorial Day and Labor Day - Cedarhurst stays open late until 8 pm every Thursday. The museum converts the back patio and lawn into a third space, giving the community members a place to gather, network, and enjoy the beautiful southern Illinois summer and scenery. Thursday Night Live is a no-pressure way to engage first time visitors of "non-art folks" to gain appreciation for the arts and learn about the many different programs that we offer year round.

FREE ADMISSION | BRING LAWN CHAIRS/BLANKETS | NO COOLERS
🎵 Live Music - Entertainment is a staple of Thursday Night Live, as local and regional musicians are hired to perform each week.
🎨 Art Programs & Activities - Museum staff help the committee design and facilitate special art experiences & activities from week to week to encourage visitors to become more involved with the arts i.e. - artist demonstrations, craft nights, art chats, games, pottery firings, community art projects, and more.
🍷 Beer & Wine Cash Bar - The museum welcomes annual sponsors to serve as volunteer bartenders and network with attendees.
🍕 Food Concessions - Cedarhurst invites local food vendors to set up and sell concessions each week, creating community partnerships that help local businesses and enhance the TNL atmosphere.
__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
• June 2 TNL Summer Kickoff: Music by Hoot 'n Holler Band | JCCC Business After Hours | Complimentary Snacks
• June 9: Music by Alyssa Moore & Dave Fuller | DIY Art Night: Fan of Cedarhurst | Food by The Frosty Mug
• June 16: Music by Terri Sullivan | Food by El Rancherito | Drink Special - Margarita
• June 23: Music by Shades of Gray Blues Band | Art Chat with Michele Wortman - Shrode Art Center Gallery | Food by Kingdom Catering
• June 30: Music by Pardon My French | Food by Ringside Buffet
• July 7: Music by Mr. Hydration and Bongo Pablo | DIY Art Night: Pulled String Art | Food by Dominos Pizza
• July 14: Music by Scotty Qualk | Art Demo: Cedarhurst Basketeers | Food by Agave Mexican Restaurant | Drink Special - Holly Jolly
• July 21: Music by The Clyde Band | DIY Art Night: Leaf Prints | Food by Bandana's Bar-B-Que
• July 28: Music by The Presswoods | Art Chat - Permanent Collection Gallery | Food by Ringside Buffet | Ladies Night Drink Special - Sangria
• August 4: Music by Dylan Mitchell | DIY Art Night: Rock Painting | Food by Kingdom Catering
• August 11: Music by Stash the Keys Dueling Keyboards | Art Demo: Cedarhurst Quilters | Food by The Frosty Mug
• August 18: Music by Michael Herzing Duo | Art Chat with Andy Saftel - New Semantics Gallery | Food by Elks Lodge #819
• August 25: Music by Jive | Join the 'Dog Members' Pooch Parade! | Food by Jack Russel Fish Company
• September 1 TNL Summer Finale: Music by RBR Trio | Food by Joe's Pizza | Drink Special - Razzle Dazzle

All art exhibition galleries are open and free of charge during Thursday Night Live.
Children 12 and under must be accompanied by a parent or authorized adult in the galleries and on the museum grounds.
Full calendar can be found on our website at https://cedarhurst.org/thursday-night-live/

2022 Sponsors: Crossroads Community Hospital | Tanglewood Apartments
Cosponsored by: Tony and Julie Wielt - State Farm Insurance | Continental Tire the Americas, LLC | Michael and Tami Kroeschen - Edward Jones | Withers Broadcasting Company

more info...
7/28/2022
Thursday Night Live!

Thursday Night Live for 2022!

Between Memorial Day and Labor Day - Cedarhurst stays open late until 8 pm every Thursday. The museum converts the back patio and lawn into a third space, giving the community members a place to gather, network, and enjoy the beautiful southern Illinois summer and scenery. Thursday Night Live is a no-pressure way to engage first time visitors of "non-art folks" to gain appreciation for the arts and learn about the many different programs that we offer year round.

FREE ADMISSION | BRING LAWN CHAIRS/BLANKETS | NO COOLERS
🎵 Live Music - Entertainment is a staple of Thursday Night Live, as local and regional musicians are hired to perform each week.
🎨 Art Programs & Activities - Museum staff help the committee design and facilitate special art experiences & activities from week to week to encourage visitors to become more involved with the arts i.e. - artist demonstrations, craft nights, art chats, games, pottery firings, community art projects, and more.
🍷 Beer & Wine Cash Bar - The museum welcomes annual sponsors to serve as volunteer bartenders and network with attendees.
🍕 Food Concessions - Cedarhurst invites local food vendors to set up and sell concessions each week, creating community partnerships that help local businesses and enhance the TNL atmosphere.
__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
• June 2 TNL Summer Kickoff: Music by Hoot 'n Holler Band | JCCC Business After Hours | Complimentary Snacks
• June 9: Music by Alyssa Moore & Dave Fuller | DIY Art Night: Fan of Cedarhurst | Food by The Frosty Mug
• June 16: Music by Terri Sullivan | Food by El Rancherito | Drink Special - Margarita
• June 23: Music by Shades of Gray Blues Band | Art Chat with Michele Wortman - Shrode Art Center Gallery | Food by Kingdom Catering
• June 30: Music by Pardon My French | Food by Ringside Buffet
• July 7: Music by Mr. Hydration and Bongo Pablo | DIY Art Night: Pulled String Art | Food by Dominos Pizza
• July 14: Music by Scotty Qualk | Art Demo: Cedarhurst Basketeers | Food by Agave Mexican Restaurant | Drink Special - Holly Jolly
• July 21: Music by The Clyde Band | DIY Art Night: Leaf Prints | Food by Bandana's Bar-B-Que
• July 28: Music by The Presswoods | Art Chat - Permanent Collection Gallery | Food by Ringside Buffet | Ladies Night Drink Special - Sangria
• August 4: Music by Dylan Mitchell | DIY Art Night: Rock Painting | Food by Kingdom Catering
• August 11: Music by Stash the Keys Dueling Keyboards | Art Demo: Cedarhurst Quilters | Food by The Frosty Mug
• August 18: Music by Michael Herzing Duo | Art Chat with Andy Saftel - New Semantics Gallery | Food by Elks Lodge #819
• August 25: Music by Jive | Join the 'Dog Members' Pooch Parade! | Food by Jack Russel Fish Company
• September 1 TNL Summer Finale: Music by RBR Trio | Food by Joe's Pizza | Drink Special - Razzle Dazzle

All art exhibition galleries are open and free of charge during Thursday Night Live.
Children 12 and under must be accompanied by a parent or authorized adult in the galleries and on the museum grounds.
Full calendar can be found on our website at https://cedarhurst.org/thursday-night-live/

2022 Sponsors: Crossroads Community Hospital | Tanglewood Apartments
Cosponsored by: Tony and Julie Wielt - State Farm Insurance | Continental Tire the Americas, LLC | Michael and Tami Kroeschen - Edward Jones | Withers Broadcasting Company

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7/30/2022
 PartyLine - Farm to Table

Join us for homegrown flavors and fun on Saturday, July 30th!

This farm to table experience will satisfy your senses with the finest ingredients southern Illinois has to offer.

Start your evening with the signature home brew or sangria made from local wines. Ladies can build their own bouquets and learn about plants native to our region, while the gentlemen enjoy yard games and rural recreation. A four-course dinner will feature early summer, locally grown crops and tender meats born and bred at the local Mellott Farm. After dinner, stick around to watch the fireflies dance and enjoy live music beneath the stars. Casual summer attire

When: Saturday, July 30, 2022 | 6:00 - 9:00 pm
Location: The Bowlin's back yard - 5911 East Houston Rd., Woodlawn, IL 62898
Cost: $100 per person | Limit 24 guests
Hosts: Wade & Lindsay Bowlin | Josh & Hillary Esser | Doug & Ashley Hoffman

Purchase tickets online at cedarhurst.org/party-line or call (618) 242-1236 ext. 225 | vonda@cedarhurst.org

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