Minds Wide Open contest features Main Street communities

Minds Wide Open, a statewide celebration of women in the arts, will highlight thousands of special events across the commonwealth between March and June of 2010.

While any individual or group can participate by presenting at least one public program focused on women, and related events are taking place in nearly every part of the state, Standing Ovation Vacation packages are being given away as part of a promotional sweepstakes.  And five of the communities featured are Virginia Main Street Communities: Abingdon, Staunton, Manassas, South Boston, and Winchester.

The arts getaways feature superb accommodations, value-added gifts and goodies, plus tickets to cultural arts events like outdoor theater, concerts, dance performances, and exhibits. Random weekly drawings run through June, and there’s no cost or commitment to enter your chance to win. Register now and while you’re there, check out the upcoming arts events in your community and beyond.