SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2019 (11am-3pm) FREE EVENT!

Benefiting the art program at Rea Elementary School, Costa Makers is family-friendly block party featuring art, creativity, food, and entertainment. Free secure bike parking at First United or free car parking at Triangle Square. Easily walk to all the locations!

FIRST UNITED
(420 W. 19th St., Costa Mesa)

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Modern craft fair including a curated collection of vendors who will be featuring handmade and vintage items.

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Pop-up art gallery featuring the work of local artists inspired by urban, street, and action sports contexts.

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Youth art gallery featuring the work of Rea Elementary School students.

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Fresh Mexican food available for purchase.

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Free coffee provided by Starbucks (450 E. 17th St., Costa Mesa – Mgr: Adam Rivera).

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100% of the food sales and 10% of the art and craft sales benefit the art program of Rea Elementary School.

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PARK YOUR BIKE in a secure parking area, and you’ll earn an extra raffle entry!

TRIANGLE SQUARE
(1870 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa)

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Kids art experience with free art supplies and art teachers on hand to help!
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Free face painting and balloon animals.
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Taste Triangle Square – available for donation.
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Live music by local bands.
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Live art by local artists.
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$500 in raffle prizesregister on Eventbrite to be eligible to win!
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PARK YOUR CAR in the Triangle parking structure so you can easily walk the entire block party!

KIDS ART EXPERIENCE, LIVE MUSIC & ART, AND MORE!

Park your car at Triangle Square and head up to the second level to enjoy live music, face painting, balloon animals, and food samples – all for free! Be sure to grab your Costa Makers passport, visit all the block party stations to have it punched, and enter to win $500 in prizes in Triangle Square giveaways. Head over to the Kids Art Experience with free art supplies and teachers on hand to help. If you’re an NMUSD student, you can create something to submit to the Reflections art contest, and we’ll have the entry forms on hand.
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By the way, everything is FREE, but you are invited to make a donation at any of the stations to help us reach our goal of $8,000 to fund the Rea Elementary School art program.

SHOP FROM LOCAL MAKERS

Ride your bike to First United, and we’ll provide free secure bike parking plus you’ll get an extra raffle entry! Check out our curated collection of vendors who will be featuring handmade items at our modern craft fair. Most vendors accept credit cards, but bring some cash just in case!

ENJOY THE WORK OF HOMETOWN ARTISTS

Stroll through First United, an historic stained-glass venue built in 1927, as you take in the modern art from local artists inspired by action sports, urban, and street contexts. Confirmed artists include Brian Peterson (pictured at left), Fieldy (bassist from Korn), and Selina Mendoza (2019 OC Laureate).

Plus, Costa Makers will feature a special gallery space dedicated to artwork by students at Rea Elementary School.

BENEFITING THE ARTS PROGRAM AT REA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Due to the loss of funding, dedicated art classes have been all but eliminated from most elementary schools in our area. Many schools have adopted the Art Masters program where students are exposed to the styles and works of great artists several times throughout the year. Students are introduced through a presentation and follow it up with an interactive in-class activity led by an accredited art instructor.
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Two years ago, a benefactor stepped up and funded this program for the students of Rea Elementary School located in west Costa Mesa, CA, but the cost of the program for the 2019-2020 school year will need to be raised by the school’s PTA (Parent-Teach Organization).
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Our goal is to raise the full amount of $8,000.
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At Costa Makers, 100% of food sales and 10% of art and vendor sales will be donated directly to Rea Elementary School PTA to help fund this program. 

COSTA MAKERS CO-SPONSORS

Triangle Square

TASTE OF COSTA MESA