Ukulele players will be jamming and ice cream floats will be refreshing on Thursday, July 20, 6 to 8 p.m., at Carriage Factory Art Gallery, 128 E. Sixth St.The NUTS (Newton Ukulele Tunes Society) will have open jam and are inviting all ukulele players to participate. The event is part of Newton's Third Thursday activities and is free and open to all ages. Visitors to the gallery will have a choice of vanilla or chocolate (or both!) ice cream for their custom-made floats. Art will be on view throughout the gallery.
Carriage Factory Art Gallery is a non-profit organization housed in the original carriage factory and blacksmith shop founded in 1883 by J. J. Krehbiel, co-founder of Bethel College. More than 50 area artists have their work for sale in the gallery and gift shop, The building and adjacent courtyard park are available for rent for special occasions and meetings.
Gallery hours are Tuesday through Friday, 12 to 5 p.m., and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Third Thursday events are 6 to 8 p.m. Art classes are held throughout the year.
For more information, contact the gallery at 316-284-2749.