A uniquely Western Pennsylvania event, the Autumn Splendor Arts Tour, presented by Stray Cat Studio, 

is a feast for all five senses!  Wind your

way through country roads of Fall foliage to our 5 Sponsor Stops (see below) in both Beaver & Lawrence Counties.

 

Make a felted scarf at Stramba's alpaca farm and fiber mill.

See a performance by

R-Act Theatre, take a candlelight tour and hear about Lawrence County Folklore at Art & Education at the Hoyt... and so much more!

 

This year's rendition of the map is woodburned by

artist and Stray Cat Studio Shop Manager, Alyssa Clifford (www.alyssaclifford.com). It is the design basis of this year's theme, brochure & map. It was framed by Courtney-Laughlin (one of our Beaver County Sponsor Stops),

and will be raffled off by filling out an entry form at each site during the Tour (click here for infoafter the Autumn Splendor Tour is over.  

Meet Alyssa Clifford during the opening of her

October long display held at Stray Cat Studio,

Saturday, October 1, 1:00-7:00 p.m.

Hungry? We recommend the best restaurants and cafes along the way too!  There are recommend specialty shops along the way as well for those who want to take a couple special things home (or start their Christmas shopping early!)

 

The Autumn Splendor Arts Tour truly has something for everyone. Join us during the whole month of October 2016.  See below for details & click here for our printable brochure.

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Click below to get more info about "Early Bird" rates:

Cancelled for Fall 2017. Check back in 2018. Sorry for any inconvenience!

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Need a "hard copy" of the brochure?  Pick one up at any of our Sponsors below, or fill out this form and let us know where to mail it!

Fill out these Entry Forms at EACH site. One per visitor, per site, please.  EACH entry will go into the drawing to win the ORIGINAL framed artwork from Alyssa Clifford (www.alyssaclifford.com). The more places you visit--the more chances you have to win!

 

Meet the 2016

Autumn Splendor Arts Tour

SPONSOR STOPS

Use these letters & numbers below to find  Sponsors on the brochure's map!

Art & Education at the Hoyt

Arts & Education at the Hoyt is a regional arts center and museum located within New Castle's North Hill Historic District. Their mission, to “expand and enrich the life of our community through participation in the arts”, is carried out through a year-round schedule of exhibits, classes, events, festivals and youth programs. Open Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays from 11am-8pm, and Fridays & Saturdays from 11am-4pm.  Call 724-652-2882 or visit www.hoytartcenter.org.

During the Autumn Splendor Arts Tour, you'll have the chance to join them for mulitple events, including Candlelight tours of their beautiful facilities, hear about Lawrence County Folklore, see a ceramic exhibit by Daniel Rhodes, join in for a "Paint & Sip" class, enjoy their Annaul Brewfest, and much more. See their website for complete event listings. 

Stramba Farm & Fiber Mill

Stramba Farm & Fiber Mill is a 16 acre alpaca farm in Western Pennsylvania. They are now a full-service operation able to take the fiber from the animal to end product. 

 

During the Autumn Splendor Arts Tour, you'll have a chance to take FREE tours of the fiber mill, studio and alpaca farm offered throughout the day. In addtiion, they'll be offering a “Make & Take” Project ($15, No Experience necessary)! Their “Make & Take” projects are suitable for individuals or groups, and will give you a chance to try our “FeltLOOM” Needle Machines. Pre-registration encouraged for projects but not required.

Stray Cat Studio

A "real" pottery studio and Artisan Gift Shop, Stray Cat Studio is a local treasure in the heart of Beaver Falls.  Offering memberships, classes, and opportunities to do public art projects, Stray Cat Studio is enhancing the arts community in Beaver County and Western Pennsylvania. It's commitment to the local economy and community has allowed many in the area to enjoy greater access to the arts, pottery and resotation of the town of Beaver Falls.  Don't forget to visit the Gift Shop which features the work of 100+ local artists of all kinds of media (glass, metal, ceramic, wood, fiber, paintings, etc.).

During the Autumn Splendor Arts Tour, they will be host to a "Patio Party"/Art Opening for Alyssa Clifford (www.alyssaclifford.com) woodburned the original work behind this years brochure and theme.  You'll also have the chance to make a leaf platter, enjoy a fall beverage tasting, sales & giveawys, as well as participate in a public chalk art project.

R-Act Theatre Productions

R-ACT is a non-profit community theatre group established in 1992 and has produced over 100 productions. They are a center for creative and motivated people interested in any phase of theatrical activity where they can advance their knowledge and skill by working on quality plays for recreational, educational, and cultural advantage.  Their repertoire includes musicals like "Gypsy", as well as comedy staples such as Neil Simon's "The Odd Couple", and in house written productions.  R-ACT has been the home to many talented performers, directors and artists and is dedicated to keeping the arts alive in Beaver County. 

They will feature two weekends of performances of "Arsenic & Old Lace" during this year's Autumn Splendor Arts Tour.

Courtney-Laughlin Frame Studio & Gallery

Courtney-Laughlin is a custom picture framing studio and gallery. In addition, their shop is full of home decor and unique treasures. 

 

During this year's Autumn Splendor Arts Tour, Courtney-Laughlin will offer a chance to meet Pittsburgh artist Linda Barnicott . Also, join them for an art walk during the month to visit the other local art dealers in downtown area. 

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The Autumn Splendor Arts Tour is

hosted by Stray Cat Studio.

Find more information and brochures,

stop by our Gift Shop:

507 7th Ave., Beaver Falls, PA 15010

(724) 494-9347

e-mail us: straycatarts@gmail.com

Tel: (724)494-9347

E-mail: StrayCatArts@gmail.com

507 Seventh Ave., Beaver Falls, PA  15010 

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Hours

Monday: 10a-5p

Tuesday: 10a-5p

Wednesday: 10a-5p

Thursday: 10a -5p

Friday: 10a-5p

Saturday: 10-4p

Sunday: **CLOSED** 

Also Closed: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day,

New Year's Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July & Labor Day

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