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TONIGHT: Shop, sip and snack at DVAC’s ‘Holiday on Ice’ party

 

Looking for a unique, local shopping experience? 

Get a sneak peek at Dayton Visual Arts Center’s highly-curated holiday gift gallery, featuring all kinds of art from Dayton-area artists, at the upcoming Holiday on Ice Preview Party on Thursday, Nov. 16. 

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Art lovers and cocktail conoisseurs packed the Dayton Visual Arts Center on Nov. 19 to pick Dayton's best holiday cocktail, snack on some tasty finger foods, and of course, buy some one-of-a-kind ornaments, jewelry, ceramics, paintings and more for Holiday on Ice, which served as a preview party for ARTtoBUY, DVAC's annual holiday gift gallery. VIVIENNE MACHI / STAFF

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In other words, you won’t just get to shop early -- you can enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres while you’re at it. Bonus: you’ll get 10% off your gift purchases at this event, too. 

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Art lovers and cocktail conoisseurs packed the Dayton Visual Arts Center on Nov. 19 to pick Dayton's best holiday cocktail, snack on some tasty finger foods, and of course, buy some one-of-a-kind ornaments, jewelry, ceramics, paintings and more for Holiday on Ice, which served as a preview party for ARTtoBUY, DVAC's annual holiday gift gallery. VIVIENNE MACHI / STAFF

Celebrity bartenders from Coco’s, Corner Kitchen, De’Lish, Lily’s Bistro, Mudlick Taphouse and Wheat Penny will be on hand to mix the cocktails. Once you’ve tried them, you can cast your vote for your favorite to win the third annual cocktail competition. 

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Art lovers and cocktail conoisseurs packed the Dayton Visual Arts Center on Nov. 19 to pick Dayton's best holiday cocktail, snack on some tasty finger foods, and of course, buy some one-of-a-kind ornaments, jewelry, ceramics, paintings and more for Holiday on Ice, which served as a preview party for ARTtoBUY, DVAC's annual holiday gift gallery. VIVIENNE MACHI / STAFF

Tickets are $20 for members and $25 for non-members and include fancy cheeseballs and party snacks by Nibbles Catering, cash bar and 10 percent off gift purchase. Cocktail tastings are $1 each or 6 for $5, so bring cash. 

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Want to go?

WHAT: Holiday on Ice Preview Party

WHEN: 5:30-8 p.m. Nov. 16

WHERE: Dayton Visual Arts Center, Jefferson St., Dayton

COST: $20/members, $25/non-members

INFO: www.daytonvisualarts.org | dvac@daytonvisualarts.org | 937.224.3822.

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