An Arts Gala in the Park is set for Friday, Aug. 21, 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Founders Park, 1600 S. 2000 West, east of City Hall.

Sponsored by the Syracuse Arts Council, admission is $2 per person and $10 per family. All proceeds will go toward construction costs of the planned Syracuse Heritage Museum and Amphitheater.The event will include performing arts on two stages, art displays, vendor booths and prize drawings.

The public is encouraged to bring a picnic dinner and blanket and attend.