|Umbrellas of Harbert|
DO NOT MISS this event !!
You know summer is here when you see the umbrellas in Harbert. Stunning hand-painted market umbrellas will once again greet visitors along Red Arrow Highway beginning on the Fourth of July weekend in Harbert, Michigan.
The popular summer event "Umbrellas of Harbert" sponsored by the Harbert Business Association (HBA) will feature not only traditional round umbrellas, but new for this year, large square market umbrellas as well.
During the annual celebration of art and summer, local businesses will display original, hand-painted market umbrellas designed by various artists. On August 16th, the umbrellas will be sold at a charity auction that will take place at the Center of the Word Showroom located at 13400 Red Arrow Highway, beginning at 5pm.
The event will feature live music, wine tasting, and hors d'oeuvres. Guests will have the opportunity to bid on their favorite umbrella in a live auction with proceeds benefiting both The Chikaming Open Lands and The River Valley Senior Center.
"We admire the hard work and dedication that all of the volunteers have put forth to make The Chikaming Open Lands such a community asset. Each year we look for a local charity that is performing an extraordinary service and we feel, especially in today's times, the Chikaming Open Land's dedication to conservation has helped our communities preserve the character and natural beauty we have all grown to love.
"In addition, the River Valley Senior Center has been a staple in the community, and one we all appreciate." To help further the charitable outreach, the Pokagon fund has awarded the Harbert Business Association a matching grant of up to $3000 toward its contributions to both beneficiaries.
The summer long event is a wonderful opportunity to add some unique art to a patio or garden and best of all, it's for a great cause! For more information visit participating Harbert businesses, visit www.harbert-michigan.com or call 269.876.7879.
Some Past Umbrellas: