EDINBURG The Edinburg Cultural Activities Board, the City of Edinburg, the Dustin Michael Sekula Memorial Library and the Edinburg Economic Development Corporation are excited to announce Jardin del Arte which will take place on Friday, December 2, at the City of Edinburg Courtyard from 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.

The event will feature an outdoor art exhibition by several participating artists. Evening entertainment will include live music and an excerpt from "The Nutcracker" by "Step It Up and Dance"! dance studio. Food and beverages will be sold by participating Edinburg restaurants.

Jardin del Arte is Edinburg's newest artistic endeavor which generally takes place every second Friday of the month year-round. Jardin del Arte is currently seeking participating artists. If you are an artist interested in exhibiting your artwork, please visit us online at www.edinburgarts.com . There is an application process and fee in order to participate. All artwork will be reviewed by a selection committee so we ask that artists also submit photocopies of samples or images of their work. Samples may be sent to evana@edinburgedc.com . For more information on the event or how to participate please call Evana Vleck at 956-383-7124. Artists' submissions must be turned in by Tuesday, November 29th, 2011. Performance and musical artists are also encouraged to inquire on serving as entertainment for Jardin del Arte's monthly events.

The mission of Edinburg's Cultural Activities Board (CAB) is to preserve, promote, develop and encourage the community's cultural expression and enhance the quality of life in the City of Edinburg. Edinburg's CAB will promote a nurturing environment to advance the knowledge, discovery and engagement in visual/performing arts, creative writing, music, dance and other forms of self-expression.

For more information and updates on Jardin del Arte and future art and cultural events in Edinburg, please visit www.edinburgarts.com and the Edinburg Arts community page on Facebook.