Art festival returns to Houston for another year

September 25, 2018 by  

The 47th annual Bayou City Art Festival is taking place in Houston for two days next month. A presentation of the Art Colony Association, a portion of all proceeds will be donated to local nonprofit organizations.

This year’s festival is expected to feature over 300 artists who will be selling art in 19 different disciplines such as painting, sculpture, pottery and drawing. The featured artist will be Chris Vance, a mixed media 2D artist.

This popular festival attracts approximately 20,000 visitors each year. They come not only to purchase and view art, but to enjoy live music, entertainment and a variety of food and drink from concessions and food trucks. Some of those who will be performing this year are Zachary Lerner, Jacob Marshall, the Boomtown Brass Band, Adam Lozoya and The Mad Man of Maui, Fred Lowery.

There will be several creative zones set up where guests can try their hand at some art. The Children’s Creative Zone will have giant bubbles and five-minute poems.

Houston print shops often provide signage for the organizers of annual events like this.

The Bayou City Art Festival will be held in Downtown Houston from October 13 to 14 from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM each day. For the most current information, contact the Art Colony Association at 713-521-0133.

Fall River students encouraged to highlight their entrepreneurial spirit

September 25, 2018 by  

Local businesses have teamed up with Robert Kraft and the Patriot Foundation to enable Marquis Taylor to create Coaching for Change (C4C) in Taunton. He has since expanded it to the City of Fall River.

The program trains teachers so [Read more]

Chance to discover Tustin’s best craft beer

September 25, 2018 by  

The 5th Annual Backyard Brewfest makes it easy for everyone to find their favorite local beer.

Over 30 local [Read more]

Texas Central lands Bullet train project a $300m loan

September 24, 2018 by  

The company working to create a high-speed train connecting downtown Dallas to Houston has obtained a loan of $300m.

Japanese sources, among which is [Read more]

Zoup! is on for Florence this fall

September 24, 2018 by  

Over the last two decades, Zoup!, a popular concept eatery has been growing its way across the U.S and Canada and will soon open its newest location here in Florence.

A total of 12 [Read more]

Olivette gets ready for annual Turkey Trot

September 24, 2018 by  

Although the annual Olivette Turkey Trot won’t take place until Thanksgiving, the city just announced that registration is now open for the event. [Read more]

Event to offer wildlife adventure for Portage area kids

September 23, 2018 by  

Young children often find wildlife fascinating, and a Portage area event will give them a chance to meet some of their animal neighbors up close and personal.

Salamanders, toads, turtles, and [Read more]

Pineville area planning huge family Halloween party

September 22, 2018 by  

The Pineville business community would like to wish everyone a happy and safe Halloween, and members of its business community will be joining together to host an afternoon of spine-tingling excitement for trick or treaters.

Funtasticks Charlotte has [Read more]

Naples chef to appear on Food Network

September 22, 2018 by  

Celebrity chef Asif Syed, who owns Naples’ 21 Spices, is about to go head-to-head with world-famous chef Bobby Flay on the latter’s Food Network show, ‘Beat Bobby Flay’.

The half-hour show is a [Read more]

Block watch festival equips police and sheriff

September 22, 2018 by  

The Community Days Festival in Lancaster has been hosted by the West Side United Neighbors Block Watch for the past seven years, and this year, the Lancaster Police Department and Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office were the [Read more]

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