Listen to the sound of crashing waves while admiring the artwork of local artists. Enjoy gourmet food and sip on your favorite Stone Brew, or Mount Palomar Wine while mingling with other ocean-minded people. Sound like fun?
The San Diego Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation is announcing the Fifth Annual Art Gala to take place on Friday, May 13th at the Del Mar Powerhouse from 6 pm to 10 pm. This environmentally inspired event includes silent auctions of ocean inspired artwork from renowned local and national artists including Wyland, Tom Keck, Leroy Grannis, Aaron Chang, Al Scholl and Art Brewer. The auction also includes airline tickets, hotels and resort stays, spa treatments, dinners for two, surfboards and other exciting luxury items!
The evening features live music with an international theme, an awards ceremony, and speeches by local environmental leaders. Sponsors include JetBlue Airways, Sun Diego, Surfshot, Stone Brewery, Billabong, Oneil, Southcoast, Lâ€™Auberge Del Mar Resort and Spa and many others!
Proceeds from the ticket sales and auctions fund the chapter and local programs including water quality testing, education outreach, beach cleanups, pollution monitoring and advocacy efforts.
Tickets are $65 for a single ticket and $120 for a pair of tickets. Tickets are limited to the first 150 Surfrider supporters who purchase them. Tickets can be purchased online at www.surfridersd.org or by calling (858) 792-9940.