Hearts + Arts Fundraiser – Sunset River Gallery Hearts + Arts Fundraiser – Sunset River Gallery

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Hearts + Arts Fundraiser

June 2 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Hearts + Arts is the first annual charity fundraiser for Sunset River Gallery, with proceeds this year going to Lower Cape Fear LifeCare, the nonprofit organization that provides hospice, palliative, and grief care in Onslow, Duplin, Pender, New Hanover, Brunswick, Bladen, Columbus and Robeson Counties in North Carolina; and Marion, Horry and Georgetown Counties in South Carolina.

Please join us! It will be a lot of fun for a great cause!

The event will include entertainment by the fabulous AfterHours jazz band, heavy hors d’oeuvres from local chef extraordinaire Philip Laura, a wine bar, and a silent auction of original art, which has been donated by our very generous artists. Tickets are just $20 each. And 100% of ticket sales AND silent auctions will go to Lower Cape Fear LifeCare. Please call 910.575.5999 for information.

Location: Sunset River Gallery in Calabash, NC

Date: Friday, June 2, 2023

Time: 5 – 7 p.m.

Entertainment: AfterHours Band

Ticket Price: $20 per person

Food & Drink: Complimentary wine bar & hors d’oeuvres

Silent Auction featuring works by acclaimed area artists including:

Marcus McClanahan

Janet Sessoms

Ginny Lassiter

Brian Evans Pottery

Jeffcoat Pottery

Betsy Sellers Pottery

Chantal Tomiello

Rich Flanegan

Diane Flanegan

Ruth Cox

Vann Fine Art Portraits

Photos of fine art auction pieces will post shortly!


We are currently seeking sponsors to help put this together. Many thanks to those who have already stepped up:’Gold – Vicki Clark/Victoria’s Ragpatch in Calabash & Ocean Isle Beach; Silver – Studio 8 painting group; Silver – Ginny & Joe Lassiter;  Silver – Mike & Deb Hutchinson; Family – Mary Keefe/The Yardbird Emporium

Sponsorship levels:

Gold                $750

Silver               $500

Bronze             $250

Family             $100

Individual        $50

Gold, Silver, Bronze & Family Sponsor logo and/or names will be listed prominently on a display board at the event, in newspaper advertising, press releases, on the Sunset River Gallery website, and on the gallery social media pages. In addition, Gold, Silver & Bronze sponsor names will be listed on a postcard that will be handed out at the gallery, mailed, and provided to those sponsors.


June 2
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Sunset River Gallery
10283 Beach Dr SW
Calabash, NC 28467 United States