Art lovers have plenty of opportunities in November to embrace original art, live music, and gift hunting, as well as attend dramatic performances, as well as author and historical talks. .
Linda Wilkins is a member of the Westerville Arts Council.
November – “Coping Mechanisms: Art at the Intersection of Race and Mental Health.” Twelve artists approach the theme with photography, video, painting and sculpture at the Miller Gallery, 33 Collegeview Road.
November – Art in Java. The whimsical art of local artist and musician Sara Castro is on display at Central Java, 20 S. State St.
November – The Art of the City. Original “Westerville” paintings, photographs and note cards at the David Myers Art Studio & Gallery.
Saturdays – Live music at Central Java Café, 7-9:30 p.m. Artists include Steven Stanley, String Theory and Cap City Swing. Free at 20 S. State St.
November, 1st – Craft with the Council, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Create Ukrainian-inspired ornaments at Good Vibes Winery, 2 S. State St. Register for artscouncilofwesterville.com.
November 5 – Holiday Market, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Crafts for kids at the Arts Council tent: $5 admission from 12 years old, behind City Hall.
November 5 – Closing reception of the daytime competition, from 6 to 8 p.m. Tribute to 36 artists, 9 E. College Ave., third floor. Register for the decoration workshops on November 19 on daylightartistcollective.com/events.
Until November 6 – Curtain players present “Eleemosynary”. This drama seeks to address years of family dysfunction. For tickets, go to curtainplayers.org.
November 13 – Bob Miner: The Man and His Work, 2 p.m. Discover Miner’s life, legacy, and sketches of historic buildings and scenes from Westerville. Register with the Westerville Historical Society by emailing [email protected] Church of the Messiah.
November 13 – Mini Christmas card portrait sessions, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Appointment includes card design, family poses, and image selection: 43 E. College Ave. Visit pearlescentphoto.bigcartel.com/product/christmas-card-photo-sessions.
From November 14 – Annual exhibition of studio artists. Works by artists privately mentored by David Myers at the David Myers Art Studio & Gallery; davidmyersart.com/artist-services.
November 15 – Sip & Sketch Art Session, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Create a unique view of wintry midnight with acrylic paint at Good Vibes Winery. Subscribe to artscouncilofwesterville.com.
November 16 – WACKY Art Workshops, 6-8 p.m. Art classes for ages 6-11 at The Point, 60 Collegeview Road. Register on artscouncilofwesterville.com.
November 17 – Artist Talk: Mixtape Landscape, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Photographer, filmmaker and Otterbein professor Jonathan Johnson will present. Register on westervillelibrary.org.
November 17-20 – Otterbein Dance 2022: Find me in the shadows. Tickets to this film noir-inspired mystery dance concert at otterbein.edu/theatre-performances.
November 19 – Crafts and Craft Beer, 1-5 p.m. Free ornament decorating for all ages at this event supporting the Westerville Arts Council at Zaftig Brewing Co., 7020 Huntley Road, A.
21 November – Westerville Arts Council Meeting, 5:30 p.m. Attend Blair IT, 653 McCorkle Blvd., Suite L.
November 26 – Daylight Holiday Shopping, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Original artwork and handmade items include jewelry, scarves, ornaments, note cards and art reproductions. Located at the Daylight Artist Collective, 9 E. College Ave., third floor.
27 Nov-Dec 18 – Good Medicine Productions presents “Uptown Scrooge”. Tickets for this immersive walking tour of “A Christmas Carol” are available at goodmedicineproductions.org/uptown-scrooge.