TEMECULA ─ Residents can begin November by attending an event-filled First Friday Art Off The Walls Friday, Nov. 1, from 6-9 p.m. at The Merc, 42051 Main Street. The evening, presented by Temecula’s Arts and Culture Team, includes an art show, awards ceremony, complimentary refreshments, live entertainment and more.
Guests are invited to attend an artist reception and awards ceremony at The Gallery at The Merc, where over 60 entries from the 12th annual Ralph Plein Air Competition will be showcased. Artists of the competition were given one week to paint their depiction of select Temecula locations, and 21 artists entered the competition. The panel of qualified judges assessed the resulting anonymous art. The awards ceremony will take place at 6:30 p.m. and the awards include Best