Project Description

CHAIR-ISH ELY

Chair-ish Ely is a unique Incredible Ely fundraiser where Ely High School Industrial Arts students build Adirondack chairs and local artists decorate them in their own unique style! The finished chairs are then displayed by sponsoring businesses across downtown Ely.

Chair-ish Entries are showcased at the Whiteside Park Farmers Market and at participating local businesses in July leading up to the Blueberry Arts Festival.

The Auction/Fundraiser will be held Friday, Saturday and Sunday, July 26, 27, and 28th, at the Blueberry Arts Festival. The auction will conclude at 1:30 PM Sunday the 28th.

SPONSOR AND SHOWCASE A CHAIR AS A BUSINESS
Joe Baltich Chair and Ottoman

BUSINESS SPONSORSHIP SIGN UP

The chairs will be delivered to the selected sponsors in late June and early July. Chairs will also be showcased during the Tuesday night Farmers Market at Whiteside Park.

ARTIST SIGN UP

Based on artists feedback this year we have 10 full size Adirondack chairs and 4 small Adirondack chairs that have undergone additional sanding in preparation for your creation. As we have a limited number of chairs, artists will be selected by Incredible Ely throughout the spring.

The chairs will be made available to the selected artists and each selected artist will receive a $50 supply stipend. The chairs will need to be completed by May 26th so that supporting businesses may display the chairs prior to the Blueberry Arts Festival. (a friendly progress check-in will occur in April and May)

  • Potential sponsors may choose to display your chair prior to the auction and they will be recognized on the signs that are displayed with your chair.
Amazing. Can’t wait to see this year’s creations!!
ANN SPANGLER • ELY RESIDENT

GET INVOLVED TODAY

Join our effort to support small businesses locally every day. Because when they thrive, we all thrive. See how you can support our community all year round.

VOLUNTEER
DONATE NOW