CARDIFF-BY-THE-SEA — The Classic Youth Theatre, Inc. is hosting a grand opening and community fundraiser for the opening of its arts studio and performance arts space from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 2 at 263 S. Highway 101, for its tuition-free youth theatre company and the community. Art classes, workshops for sewing, acting and paper mache and CYTI rehearsals will all be held in the space.
Work by local artists will also be showcased in the studio and will be available for retail sale. The actors will be on hand to tell you about their upcoming play, “The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.”
Artist Loralie McGill will be doing a free papier-mache workshop at 11 a.m. Artist Cassi Mack will be doing a free drawing lesson at noon. See the children work on the upcoming production of “The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” from 1 to 3 p.m. Rachel Dovsky will be singing at 3 p.m. and there will face-painting for children, balloons and food available.
The opening will also display artwork of local artists for sale. Some of the artists with work on display include painter Susan Gumm, painter Norm Daniels, painter/poet Wendy Starling, glass artist Connie Govier, blown-glass artist Cindy Mcquade, artist/poet Katie Rose Murphy and bead weaver Loraine Inglis.