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Get Pickled for the Arts
July 2 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Get Pickled for the Arts is a unique and exciting fundraising event organized by the Roxbury Arts Group. This event combines the exhilaration of a mixed-doubles pickleball match, led by renowned players from different locations, with a clinic for beginners interested in trying out this fast-growing sport. Join us for a fun-filled day of pickleball, community engagement, and support for the arts. All proceeds from the event will go towards the Roxbury Arts Group’s initiatives and programs.
The event kicks off with a thrilling exhibition match, featuring two teams of skilled local pickleball players. Nelson Shin from New York City, Donna McDaniel from Denver NY, and Elaine and Bruce O’Mara-Hulbert from Roxbury NY will compete against each other, showcasing their expertise in this dynamic sport. Guests will witness fast-paced action and impressive gameplay, setting the tone for an energetic and entertaining event.
Following the exhibition match, Nelson Shin, who has competed in tournaments at the national level, will conduct a clinic for anyone interested in learning and experiencing the sport firsthand. This clinic offers beginners the opportunity to receive guidance from an expert, ensuring an enjoyable and informative session. Advance reservations for the clinic are required to provide a personalized experience for all participants. Paddles and balls will be provided, and participants only need to bring rubber-soled shoes and enthusiasm for a fun-filled introduction to pickleball.
The bar will be open throughout the event, serving refreshing beverages for guests to enjoy. Food will also be available, ensuring that attendees can indulge in delicious treats while socializing with fellow art and sports enthusiasts. This casual and welcoming atmosphere fosters connections and builds a sense of community among participants.
To further support the fundraising efforts, a silent auction will be held featuring a variety of enticing items generously donated by local merchants. Attendees will have the opportunity to bid on these items, adding excitement and a chance to take home unique treasures while contributing to the cause.
Get Pickled for the Arts is an exceptional fundraising event combining the thrill of pickleball with community engagement and support for the Roxbury Arts Group. Whether you’re a pickleball enthusiast or someone curious to try a new sport, this event offers an enjoyable experience for everyone. Join us for an exciting day of competition, learning, socializing, and bidding on fantastic auction items while making a difference in the local arts community.
Tickets will be available at the Churchill Gym, 117 Main Street, Stamford — Behind/Beneath the Stamford Village Library.