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Buck Hills Falls Invites You to ‘Paint the Town’ with Art & Home Tours

Artists and aesthetes: Buck Hills Falls, a gorgeous, 4,500 mountain community in the Poconos, has an entire week devoted to indulging in artistic pursuits, fine dining, and architectural tours of our luxury homes. Stop by for a visit to Buck Hills, only 90 minutes from the city, and see what this gorgeous place has to offer. You might just decide to stay the whole summer!

During week of July 16, the Buck Hill Art Association has been hosting visiting artists teaching painting, pastels, and charcoal to you each afternoon. At week’s end, participate in a packed weekend of events! On July 21, take a gallery walk of the Buck Hill art collection, a home tour of Buck Hill, and enjoy a dinner dance/art auction social event.

ART EXHIBITION & COTTAGE TOUR

On July 21, they offer a unique celebration of art.  The Tennis Tea Annex room will house a Buck Hill Art Exhibition , offering art on display from the Art Association’s renowned collection and a docent to describe the works. The event includes a gourmet market table, a Buck Hill renowned delicious baked goods table featuring homemade treats and Gertie’s Garrett – a tag sale of unique treasures. Both will be located at the Tennis Tea and the Eurice Room adjacent to the Buck Hill Tennis Club.

Additionally on July 21, there will be a House Tour – seven homes (aka “Cottages”) to tour that represent every style home Buck Hill Falls has to offer: a golf cottage, a ranch, a cape cod, a modern redesign, and three traditional cottages.

Tickets will be available that morning at the circle in front of the Tennis Tea [108 Tennis Drive, Buck Hill Falls, PA 18323] for $30/each and all proceeds benefit the Buck Hill Art Association.

DINNER DANCE AND ART AUCTION

The night of July 21 is one of elegance, fine dining, and dancing. The Buck Hill Art Association hosts this annual event with music by Kurt Weiler Jazz trio and guest vocalist, Beth Goldwater.

6pm begins the evening with cocktails, followed by a four-course dinner. The art auction offers a variety of media including paintings, sculptures, and fused glass art for all types of aesthetes, and dancing will fill the night with fun. Don’t wait! Get your tickets now.

FORTY YEARS WIL VILLA I TATTI

On Sunday, July 22 at 5:30 pm the Foxhowe Association And The Buck Hill Art Association Presents: Forty Years With Villa I Tatti

Since 1961, Villa I Tatti, the Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies, has nurtured scholarship that advances global humanistic learning. Buck Hill’s Susan Mainwaring Roberts credits the start of her long relationship with Villa I Tatti back to her senior year in high school, when her mother gifted her a book about art historian Bernard Berenson. Berenson bequeathed the Villa, with its library and art collection, to Harvard as a center for collaboration and study advancing understanding of the Italian Renaissance. To date, I Tatti has welcomed over one thousand appointees working in the fields of Italian Renaissance art, history, literature, philosophy, history of science and music. Susan’s degrees in Fine Arts and the Historyof Art (University of Pennsylvania) led to her 40-year association with The Harvard Center. She is presently Chair of the Villa I Tatti Council, an international advisory group.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON ANY OF THESE EVENTS, VISIT BUCK HILLS FALLS WEBSITE HERE

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