In conjunction with the Suncoast Arts Fest (SAF), the Wesley Chapel Chamber of Commerce will present member businesses and the Arts together on Piazza Avenue at The Shops at Wiregrass from 4pm to 8pm on Saturday, January 18th. Thirty five member businesses will promote their business and show support for the local arts. The evening, sponsored by Parks Fiat of Wesley Chapel, will also include live music entertainment by Butch Thomas and will conclude with the presentation of Awards. The event is open to the public and is free of charge. Participating artists who will showcase their fine arts along Paseo Drive during the Jan. 18th and 19th SAF event are invited to attend as well! Come mingle with the local art community and meet Wesley Chapel Chamber of Commerce businesses who support the arts!
Butch Thomas, saxophonist, composer, and jazz educator will perform from 5pm to 8pm. Thomas is a widely known and respected saxophonist who toured with Sting, Lenny Kravitz, the late legendary jazz bassist Jaco Pastorius, Elton John, Diana Ross, James Taylor and many others.
At 8pm, radio personality “Marvelous Marvin” from WJQB 106.3 fm will emcee the presentation of Arts Teacher Grants from the Suncoast Arts Fest committee provided to eligible teachers across Pasco County. The Suncoast Arts Fest is an annual fine arts event run under the Fine Arts of the Suncoast, Inc., a 501(c)3 not for profit that raises funds for Arts for Kids and arts education.