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Napa Valley photographer Bob McClenahan is one of the many artists whose work will be shown at the Engage Art Fair, held at the Napa County Fairgrounds in Calistoga, beginning with a preview party on Friday, March 31.

Engage Art Fair 2017 in Calistoga kicks off Arts in April Napa Valley this weekend.

The Friday Night Preview Party is from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, March 31, at the Napa County Fairgrounds, 1435 N. Oak St., in Calistoga.

The Engage Art Fair, which is free and open to the public, is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday at the Napa County Fairgrounds.

The Friday Night Preview Party provides the opportunity to preview the work, meet the artists, watch live art and engage in a variety of experiences, under the creative direction of Napa artist Penelope Moore, known for her “Palette of the Palate” series, Event Planner David W. Aten of David Aten Events, and food purveyor Solage, an Auberge Resort.

The Engage Art Fair event team has created a special vignette, the Pop-Up Lounge designed by RION Designs, showcasing fashions by JAKE Atelier + Flagship Showroom, diamonds by Scout Mandolin, photography by Bob McClenahan Photography and art by Penelope.

Attendees are encouraged to dress in white and become a part of the canvas.

Purchase tickets at

The Art Fair on Saturday and Sunday showcases traditional and contemporary fine art from selected Napa Valley and Bay Area artists in an 11,000 square-feet gallery featuring fine art, couture fashion, photography, jewelry design, pottery, metal, music, interior design, food, wine, beer, and multimedia mash-ups.

Details and a complete artist list are available at