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Snowshoe for the arts at Griffis Sculpture Park

SPRINGVILLE — Griffis Sculpture Park, part of the Ashford Hollow Foundation, will host its annual Moonlight Snowshoe Tour on Feb. 15, from 5-8 p.m. This year’s event, which raises funds for the AHF’s Arts and Education Program, will feature snowshoe walking tours and live music by the Pine Fever band. The ticket price includes snowshoe rental, live entertainment, chili, cookies, snacks, beer and wine.

Snowshoes will be provided by the City Garage Ski Shop, Sean Lowes and Patra Lowes. Chili will be catered by Balloons Restaurant with Chef Tom Kneeland. Two group snoweshoe tours will be led by Mark and Damian Griffis and Ashford Hollow Foundation staff. A limited number of tickets are available. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 667-2808. Tickets are also available online at www.griffispark.org.

Griffis Sculpture Park is located off Route 219 between Springville and Ellicottville, N.Y. The park is actually split into two sections: Rohr Hill Road Site in Ashford Hollow and Mill Valley Road Site in East Otto. The Moonlight Snowshoe Tour will be held at the Mill Valley Road Site.

The mission of the Ashford Hollow Foundation is to promote the visual and performing arts as well as construct a dynamic relationship between the arts and education in Western New York, to better its young people and the greater community. The late Larry Griffis, Jr. was the creator and visionary of the Griffis Sculpture Park, a 450-acre park, one of America’s largest and oldest sculpture parks.

For more information, visit www.griffispark.org.
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