Spring Gala and Art Auction

June 09, 2018

5:00pm to 8:00pm 

Held on the beautiful grounds of the Effie Yeaw Nature Center
2850 San Lorenzo Drive, Carmichael CA 95608
(Entrance is off Tarshes Drive)

On Saturday, June 9, 2018 the American River Natural History Association (ARNHA), and the Sacramento Fine Arts Center will present the ninth annual Art Where Wild Things Are - art show, auction and gala - celebrating interpretations of the natural world.

Event tickets are $100 per person. Purchase tickets online using the menu below. Or call (916) 489-4918.

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Preview the auction catalog here!


About the Event: This event brings together art patrons, philanthropists, artists and nature-lovers for what has become the most important fundraiser of the year for the Effie Yeaw Nature Center, a non-profit education and visitor center operated as a community service by ARNHA.

We are pleased to welcome Pat Mahony - celebrated and award-winning local artist - and Randy Getz, Executive Vice President, CBRE & Crocker Art Museum Board Member as the Honorary Event Chairs. The charming Eileen Javora, KCRA 3 Meteorologist, is the event Emcee.

The evening gala will feature delicious food from a Global Gourmet Caterer, beverages, music, and silent and live auctions of juried artwork. Free valet parking will be provided.

About the Art Show: The art show, featuring creative interpretations of local nature in a variety of media, will be juried by artist Boyd Gavin, and artist and philathropist Marcy Friedman. The show runs May 15 - June 2 at the Sacramento Fine Arts Center, with an evening artists' reception on Thursday, May 17. More details available at: www.sacfinearts.org   

About the Auctioneer: We are excited to welcome auctioneer Keith McLane , with KLM Auctions. Keith is one of the country's preeminent fundraising auctioneers and special appeal/fund-a-need experts and the founder of KLM Auctions. Since 1995, he has specialized in organizing and conducting world-class charity and fundraising auctions.


Purchase Your Gala Raffle Tickets Now!

Whether you are attending the Gala or not, you won't want to miss your chance to win one of two top prizes (and many additional prizes) in our raffle!  Click here to view prize listings - including date, terms and conditions.

Tickets available now by phone (916) 489-4918 or in-person at the Nature Center. Winners will be announced at the Gala on June 9. Winner does not need to be present to claim prize.