Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Alpharetta's Annual Arts Streetfest This Weekend!

Its that season again! The artist's markets are firing up and its time to get out and explore! This weekend  on April 13 and 14 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., artists from all over the U.S. will fill the historic downtown streets of Alpharetta  to show off their masterpieces at Alpharetta’s annual Arts Streetfest. Best of all: admission and parking are free to the public.

The streets will be closed off so festival-lovers and art enthusiasts can enjoy two full days of strolling through outdoor galleries filled with fine paintings, mixed media, photography, pottery and jewelry and textile, glass, wood, metal and paper art. This colorful festival also features live jazz and acoustical music, cultural arts performances, children’s activities and festival cuisine.

Music and Cultural Arts Stage
Saturday, April 13

11am Rhythm n’ Shoes - Alpharetta Recreation and Park dance groups
12pm Naja and Joseph Reed - Acoustic Soul
2pm Cole Thannisch - Acoustic Guitar
4pm Jazz Jones Legacy - Contemporary Jazz Group

Sunday, April 14

10:30am RISPA - Performing Arts/ Dance
12:30pm Tortoise and Hair - Acoustic Rock Duo
2:30pm Sydney Rhames - Acoustic Pop/Rock
4:00pm Laura Monk and High Cotton - American/Folk Music Group

After browsing the amazing art, take a break to enjoy a variety of festival cuisine from Smokejack: A Southern Grill, Pacific Rim Noodles, ZPizza, Jilly's Cupcakery, The Bubble Tree Truck, Scoop-itz, and other street fare treats such as kettle corn, Italian Ice, lemonade and roasted almonds. The music and cultural stage will also be packed with performances by dance, music and performing arts groups.

The Alpharetta Convention and Visitors Bureau will have a booth at the event to showcase everything the city has to offer and to provide information about our complimentary planning services. Those who stop by will have the opportunity to enter to win an art themed gift basket.

For more information about the event visit www.awesomealpharetta.com or call 678.297.0102.

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