Welcome to "Life is GREAT on Highway 8!", sponsored by the Chisago Lakes Area Community Foundation. Each of the 5 cities along the Highway 8 Corridor in Minnesota, from Chisago City to Taylors Falls, has a large oversized, brightly-colored Adirondack-style chair. There are also 37 artistically-designed chairs outdoors at sponsor locations along the Highway 8 corridor available to buy through a silent auction. Silent auction bids will be updated periodically. Click on photos to learn more .

Chair # 29 – Center Kitty – Final bid $200

Pinned on June 28, 2013 at 3:46 am by Lou Ann

Chair # 29 – Center Kitty – Final bid $200

Chair # 29  (click photo to enlarge)

LOCATION:   The Olde Theatre Antique Mall – An exciting selection of antiques and collectibles!  This popular stop opened in 2004 and is a favorite with antique and collectible buyers.   Visitors will find items covering many interests in this multi-dealer store with a wide selection of ever-changing inventory.

324 Summit Ave.

Center City, MN  55012

651 257-6245  www.theoldetheatre.com

 Chair Sponsored by:  Viebrock Construction, a family owned and operated business located just off Highway 35 in Osceola, WI.  With over 50 years of design and building experience, Viebrock Construction offers long term quality, expert craftsmanship, cost savings and peace of mind.  The Viebrock’s enjoy living and doing business in the St. Croix River Valley and are proud to be a sponsor for the Highway 8 Chairs project.    Please visit www.viebrockcustomhomes.com for more information.

 ARTIST:                     Nancy Viebrock, Osceola WI

 CHAIR NAME:          “Center Kitty”

Nancy has lived at “the intersection of Minnesota and Wisconsin” all of her life, and is delighted to lend her artistic talent to promote this area.   She has a degree in art education, and over the years has studied with various local and national artists, including 3+ years with Mary Pettis.  She has attended multiple workshops with Gerald Brommer, Bonnie Cutts, and Mary Ulm Mayhew, and has taken several classes at the U of M adult education division.  Recently Nancy has worked in mixed media and metal jewelry through workshops with Richard Salley, Michael DeMeng and Susan Lenart Kazmer, among others.  Her works are available at ARTZ gallery in Amery, WI.

Visit the sponsor locations for all 37 Highway 8 Chairs for a chance to win $200 in gift certificates to the sponsor(s) of your choice.  Just keep track of the chair codes on the Highway 8 Chairs Map.  To place a Silent Auction Bid for this chair, place your bid on the bid sheet inside the store during business hours.