‘Pearl’ anniversary opens with gala Posted in: Lifestyle The traditional gift for a 30th wedding anniversary is pearl, and nothing could be more appropriate for the 30th anniversary of one of Elgin’s most beautiful traditions. The 30th Annual Pearls Before Swine Art Show will help kick off this year’s Hogeye Festival with a gala reception on Thursday, October 24, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at The Clever Tiger, located at 32 North Main Street in Elgin. The gala reception gives local art-lovers a first glance at the more than 75 works of art that will be on display all of Hogeye Festival weekend, and also includes complimentary refreshments,PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!