Welk Resorts opens newly renovated Galleria Shopping complex
Last updated 4/26/2007 at Noon
ESCONDIDO — Welk Resorts has announced the opening of their new Galleria Shopping complex. The Galleria has undergone a major renovation, giving patrons a bigger, lighter and roomier feel to the store and a fresh new cosmopolitan atmosphere.
The Galleria, a 3,200-square-foot building, features an extensive collection of women’s fashions, jewelry and a variety of art pieces for sale from creative local artisans. In addition, The Galleria will also be stocked with many Lawrence Welk logo souvenirs and CDs, DVDs and videos for fans to enjoy.
A few of the local artists in the Galleria include Doug Stenhouse (watercolor), Elizabeth Taft (oil) and Neill Ketchum (gilcee). The Galleria will offer many name brands of apparel, including Sigrid Olsen, Alfred Dunner, Koret, Sea Suns and Blast, along with jewelry by L&H Design, Hugo, White Widow and Starmat.
“We’re hoping The Galleria will be a new shopping experience for North County residents along with our hotel, timeshare and show guests,” said Jon Fredericks, CEO of Welk Resorts. “Throughout the year, The Galleria will have exciting gift options for shoppers including rotating artwork from our local pool of impressive artists who have proven to have huge followings throughout the region.”