HOLIDAY DANCECelebrate the holidays, Saturday, December 10 7:30-10:30p at the Merced Multicultural Center, 645 W. Main St in downtown Merced. Dance to the music of Merced's local musicians "Just Friends" Gloria Coronas, Rudy Merino, Joel Nixon and Eddie Synigal. Cost $8 (for tickets purchased by December 9, complimentary glass of wine included) $10.00 for tickets purchased at the door. Call (209) 388-1090 for details. All proceeds benefits arts and education programs throught Merced County. VISUAL ARTISTS WANTEDIn just a few months, the Merced County Arts Council will be accepting entries to exhibit at the Merced Multicultural Arts Center. To find out how to submit your work, visit www.artsMerced.org. SAVEMART CARDSIf you are using your SaveMart SHARES card when you grocery shop, then THANK YOU for so far raising almost $1,000 this fiscal year! Don't forget to use your cards when you start your holiday shopping. It doesn't cost you extra, and it means the world to the Arts Council. SMILE!Got pictures from a recent Arts Council event you want to share? Send them to programs@artsMerced.org.