On December 17, 2016, you are invited to join the Conseil des arts de Prescott Russell Arts Council (CAPRAC) at 5 p.m. at La Maison des Arts, 2 Lapalme Street in Embrun, to celebrate the regional artists and the arrival of the holidays in a festive setting. This one-of-a-kind showcase will begin with an art exhibition accompanied by a wine and cheese, and end with a variety show which will be sure to appeal to all ages. Our region’s very own star, Mélissa Ouimet from St-Albert, will be the special musical guest who will charm the audience with her lively and heartfelt music and performance.The event is intended to not only bringing artists together, but also to offer them a platform on which they can express their art, and share it with the entire community of Prescott and Russell. Everyone is invited to see and experience the work of the exhibiting and performing artists from all corners of the region such as Hawkesbury, Alfred, Curran, Plantagenet, Bourget, Rockland, Clarence-Creek, Limoges, Casselman and Embrun, and network with a dynamic community eager to share their talent and vision through various forms of art such as dance, music, song, slam poetry, storytelling and visual arts. A variety of local food and beverages will also be served throughout the evening. Tickets are available on Eventbrite, and will also be available at the door ($5-$15). Visit caprac.ca for more details on the showcase and to see the complete list of artists.