The 51st Annual Armonk Outdoor Art Show and Foot Race

September 23, 2012 @ 1:45 pm – 5:00 pm
Wampus Brook Park
Running Rembrandt 5K--$20 plus $2.70 online registration processing fee, Day of $25 - Monet Mile--$10 plus $2.10 online registration processing fee, Day of $15
Sean Ryan

THE GYM of Armonk has signed up to be a Gold Corporate Sponsor for the 51st Annual Armonk Outdoor Art Show and Foot Race. Consistently ranked among the top “fine art and design shows” in the New York Metro Area by Sunshine Artist Magazine and #15 nationwide by Art Fair SourceBook, the show has a history of 51 successful years showcasing art outdoors and will continue the tradition on Saturday and Sunday, September 29th – 30th from 10:00am to 5:00pm (rain or shine). Over 185 juried artists will be featured – many new to this year’s show – displaying their creations in a broad spectrum of media: oils/acrylics, watercolors, mixed media, printmaking/drawing/pastels, sculpture, photography/digital art, wearable art, and fine crafts.  Fine art and fine crafts are available to suit every taste and budget.

“One of our core philosophies at THE GYM is understanding the importance of giving back to our local community, and we are committed to getting involved whenever we can,” said Jamie Nicastri, General Manager at THE GYM of Armonk.

The festivities will kick off the weekend prior to the Art Show on Friday September 21st with free art-themed films at the North Castle Public Library and a free concert, featuring legendary jazz performer, Charlie Lagond, at the library on Saturday, September 22nd.

Then on Sunday September 23rd is the Foot Race to Benefit the North Castle Public Library, sponsored by Friends of the North Castle Public Library, Inc.; THE GYM of Armonk; Escape Spa & Wellness @ THE GYM; ProClinix Sports Physical Therapy Chiropractic Wellness, PLLC; Hickory & Tweed; Northern Westchester Hospital; Greenwich Hospital; Prudential Douglas Elliman Real Estate;  Armonk Integrative Medicine; Yo Crunch; Riveria Produce; Everett Studios; Cherry Blossom Farm; Tutoring Club; Beascakes; Access Physical Therapy & Wellness; Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP; SavATree; Rosen & Company, Inc.;; Livanos Family and Moderne Barn Restaurant; Houlihan Lawrence; The Steve Geffen Fund; The Maddalena Group at Morgan Stanley and RoadID.

The Foot Race will be held at Wampus Brook Park and begins at 9:45am. T-Shirts will be provided to the first 300 runners who sign up for either the Monet Mile Run or the Running Rembrandt 5K Run/Walk, and ribbons/medals will be awarded as outlined below.

Additional schedule details for the Foot Race event are as follows:

  • 9:45am: Stretching sponsored by THE GYM
  • 10:00am: Petites Picassos 100 Yard Dash for ages 2-8.  FREE!
  • 10:15am: Monet Mile Run (chip timing)  (Entry fee is $10 before 9/23 and $15 on 9/23)
  • 10:30am: Stretching sponsored by THE GYM
  • 11:00am: Running Rembrandt 5K Run/Walk (chip timing)  (Entry fee is $20 before 9/23 and $25 on 9/23)

Awards include ribbons to all participants in the Petites Picassos 100 Yard Dash, Medals to the top 20 male and female finishers in the Monet Mile Run and age-group medals for male and female finishers in the Running Rembrandt 5K Run/Walk.

For additional information about the Foot Race, or to register, please click the following links:

“We greatly appreciate the generosity of THE GYM and its sponsorship of the Armonk Outdoor Art Show’s kick off race. Our sponsors help make the show a continued success, year after year, allowing us to provide valuable enhancements and programs at the town’s libraries,” said Stacy Wilder, Armonk Art Show, Co-Chair.

This year’s art show is bound to be a huge success and will also feature docent tours and a children’s treasure hunt. The Art Show will be located at Community Park at Business Park Drive, Armonk, NY, Exits 3/3S off Route I-684, 10 miles north of I-287 and I-95, 5 miles from Merritt and Hutchinson Parkways, and 20 minutes from the Tappan Zee Bridge. There is ample free parking on site, as well as children’s activities and a full food court.

For more information on the Art Show, please visit

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