Mother’s Day Tea and Lee County Arts Festival – MAY 2023

Heath Buckmaster
Board of Directors Advisor – Marketing / Fundraising
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Sanford, May 1, 2023 – The Sanford Brush and Palette Club celebrates Mother’s Day 2023 with an afternoon tea party and floral painting session on May 13, plus the Lee County Festival of the Arts showcases donated work by artist members on May 6 at WB Wicker Elementary School.

Join us for a Mother’s Day weekend Tea Party and Floral Painting on May 13, 2023 from 12-6PM at the Sanford Brush and Palette Club. This event, open to artists of all skill levels, includes an afternoon tea party with light refreshments and a four-hour painting session with instructor Kelly Borsheim. Tickets are $55 and are available for purchase online at

In support of Lee County schools, six member artists have contributed work for the Lee County Festival of the Arts silent auction on May 6 from 2:30-5:30PM at WB Wicker Elementary School. Three members of the SBPC Board of Directors will also be judging a student art competition at the event, with proceeds from purchases supporting arts education in local schools.

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Upcoming Events:

  • May 6, 2023 from 2:30-5:30PM: Lee County Festival of the Arts at WB Wicker Elementary School
  • May 13, 2023 from 12-6PM: Mother’s Day Tea and Floral themed painting
  • October 4-27: Artstober 2023

The Sanford Brush and Palette Club (SBPC) was founded in 1964 with seven members, and has grown to a membership of more than one-hundred diverse, talented artists. The SBPC celebrates its 59th anniversary in 2023, and the values of the founding members, who believed that fellowship and education were important to artistic growth, continue to be a theme in the current organization.
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