Savor and Sip While Supporting Art for the Schools – TDMA Presents the 3rd Annual Art & Soul of Truckee

Art & Soul combines visual art, live music, artist demonstrations, craft beer and wine tastings, small bites and more in Historic Downtown Truckee. On Saturday, September 16, 2017 from 1-6 p.m., the Truckee Downtown Merchants Association (TDMA) will present the 3rd annual Art & Soul Downtown Truckee Art Walk.

artandsoul2Stroll through Art & Soul’s 30 stops celebrating Truckee’s artist community and have fun while giving back, because a percentage of the proceeds will go to Arts for the Schools.

“We love supporting Truckee/Tahoe and Reno’s art culture and revival with locals and visitors alike, Arts for the Schools was a great choice for us because they, like us, believe access and exposure to the arts is essential for all,” said Cassie Hebel, Executive Director for the TDMA.

Art & Soul will take over downtown Truckee’s sidewalks and plazas with sculptures, live music and artist demonstrations. Ticket holders will enjoy interactive artist demonstrations, craft beer/wine tastings and small bites of local fare. Many locations will also be providing shopping/drink discounts as well.

“Last year’s event was a success in many ways, the community, locals and visitors alike loved celebrating Truckee’s art culture” says, Hebel. “We are celebrating our entire local artisan community including Truckee’s amazing photographers, oil painters, jewelry designers, musicians and culinary artists.”

Tickets for Art & Soul are $35 in advance and $40 at the door. Group tickets are also available 4 tickets for $120. Advance tickets can be purchased at or locally at Cooking Gallery. Lodging partners for this year’s event is at The Hampton Inn and Truckee Hotel with each offering a special room rate.

About the Truckee Downtown Merchants Association: The Truckee Downtown Merchants Association (TDMA) is a nonprofit association of local businesses in Truckee working for the economic, social, cultural and environmental vitality of Historic Downtown Truckee. Founded in 1972, the TDMA advocates for downtown historic preservation, beautification projects, and infrastructure improvements, as well as the recruitment and support of small businesses that are the cornerstone of our vibrant community. The organization also sponsors community events and has donated thousands of dollars for local scholarships. TDMA: Supporting Commerce in Historic Downtown Truckee.

Content and photos submitted by Cassie Hebel