Whether it’s women’s, men’s or children’s accouterment or pajamas that absolutely did accord to cats, there will be a advanced array of accouterment at the Cat’s Pajamas Accouterment Exchange.
ARTS/West will host the accouterment barter at 5 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday. Attendees will be able to booty as abounding accouterment items as they donate, and may acquirement any added accouterment items for $1. Admission is $15 on Friday and $10 on Saturday.
This is the additional anniversary abatement accouterment barter hosted during the aboriginal weekend in November. ARTS/West additionally hosts a bounce barter in backward March, which was accustomed 10 years ago.
“It is absolutely a lot of effort,” Emily Beveridge, the architect and arch organizer of Cat’s Pajamas and a affairs specialist for ARTS/West, said.
People who accompany items to accord afore Friday will accept a aureate ticket, acceptance them to booty as abounding clothes as they want. The hours to accord accouterment are from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday. The best accepted updates on hours are accessible on the event’s Facebook page.
Proceeds from the accident will go to ARTS/West, which operates as the art annex of the city’s Arts, Parks and Recreation program. It offers facilities, assets and opportunities for artists and aesthetic groups in the area.
Volunteers from Athens abetment with the event, as able-bodied as OU students. Chi Omega consistently volunteers with the ARTS/West program.
“I’d say it’s like 50/50,” Tessa Evanosky, an accident organizer at ARTS/West and advance organizer for the Cat’s Pajamas accouterment exchange, said.
Some acceptance may be aloof in altruistic because abounding clothes they would barter were larboard at home, but Alexa Kryz, a green belief communication, said she is interested.
Even associates and organizers of ARTS/West will boutique at the accident to analyze the donations.
“There are a lot of absolutely acceptable clothes this year,” Evanosky said.