Monday, October 15, 2012

Chili Con Ceramics at Saddleback College

L-R Ceramic students Robin Goldenberg and May Belsby, Photographer:  Nina Welch

Silent auction featuring art from local artists and at Saddleback College – Chili Bowl Cook-off to boot.

Posted By CotoBlogzz

Rancho Santa Margarita, CA.  The Ceramics Department in the Division of Fine Arts and Media Technology at Saddleback College today announced its 2nd Annual Chili Bowl Cook-off on Wednesday, November 7th from 4-8 pm in the Fine Arts complex.

Activities include a chance to sample the varied chili recipes from the Saddleback community and local restaurants, and a dinner of your choice of chili, bread, salad, beer and wine. 

Fun activities include:  a silent auction featuring art from local artists, a sale of student ceramics, a wheel throwing contest, a ring toss contest over hand-crafted ceramic bottles (the prize being the bottle), and a pin the unibrow on Frida contest!

Tickets are $30 general; $15 students and veterans, which includes a hand-crafted bowl to hold your favorite chili and you get to keep the bowl.  Tickets can be purchased by calling (949) 582-4656 (noon-4 Wednesday-Saturday) and online at 
The Art Department believes that a person’s reflection of life is manifested through his or her art.  Students are able to fully appreciate artistic expressions through study, observation and experience.  The art faculty and staff are committed to offering the strongest foundation in the arts that will allow students success in college as well as in their ongoing roles as artists.
Saddleback College is located at 28000 Marguerite Pkwy in Mission Viejo, just east of Interstate 5 at the Avery Parkway exit.  Free parking is available in Lot 12.  Take Avery Parkway to Marguerite Parkway turn left to the third traffic light, which is Saddleback’s Marguerite entrance. Turn right into the campus and take the third left to Theatre Circle, turning right into Lot 12.
Located in Mission Viejo, Saddleback College provides quality higher education and training to the greater south Orange County community.  Having served more than 500,000 students since 1968, Saddleback College offers over 300 degree and certificate programs to help students reach their personal, career, and educational goals.  For more information, please visit and for Fine Arts information, please visit  

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