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Art is in the Air in StuART: ArtsFest 2016

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Art is in the Air in StuART: ArtsFest 2016

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Art is in the air in StuART in South Florida!

Whether you are looking to make South Florida your permanent home, or are planning a seasonal residency, you will find that we Floridians just love celebrating the arts on the Treasure Coast!

From February 20th to the 21st Memorial Park in Stuart, Florida will be transformed to host the 2016 ArtsFest event. According to their website, “The Southeast Tourism Society (STS) has named ArtsFest as a STS Top 20 Event in the Southeast!

“The Southeast Tourism Society’s Top 20 Festival and Event list is an excellent guide for the Southeast’s visitors and residents. Events selected represent the best, and often most unique, activities in our region,” -Bill Hardman, President, & CEO of the Southeast Tourism Society.

The event is hosted by the Arts Council of Martin County, which has been a leader in the arts community since 1980. The Arts Council, Inc. is a private, non-profit organization with a 501(c)3 status through the IRS. The Arts Council is supported in part by the Florida Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, the Florida Arts Council, the City of Stuart, Martin County Board of County Commissioners and private contributions.

This year’s event features:

  • Artists from all over the country
  • Live entertainment – Main Stage:
    • Saturday, February 20th
      Artists for a Cause, 11AM
      Old Hippies, 12PM
      Ryan & Friends, 1PM
      ‘CHOPPED’, 2PM
      Keith Bass & the Florida Bluegrass Express, 3PM
    • Sunday, February 21st
      The Coachman, 11AM
      Zen Fuse Box, 12PM
      Gravel Kings, 1PM
      ‘CHOPPED’ Final Elimination, 2PM
      Jupiter Narrows, 3PM
  • ArtsFest Chopped Culinary Challenge
  • Perfect Artini Competition
  • Literary Village: NEW to ArtsFest 2016:
    According to their website, “What is art without the written word? Local independent author Bill Whitten says “The Literary Village within ArtsFest is a godsend. Writing contests, readings, and performances will call talent and garner crowds. The ability to set up shop within a festival geared to celebrating the arts is ideal. Writers need readers, and ArtsFest is the perfect opportunity for independent authors to reach an audience.”

    • Featured Authors:
      David Mallegol
      Fred Lichtenberg
      Cher Foth
      Sharon Menear
      Rod Burns
      Eugene Hull
      Peter Haase
      William Whitten
      Mary Dawson
      Theresa Orecchia
      Kristen Beck
      Maritza Mejia
      Janet Balletta
      Jason Tinney
      Holly Morse-Ellington
      Debra Alessandra
      Julia Kelly
  • Green Market – Make sure to stop in and shop amongst our 30 LOCAL vendors!

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Article by: Jeannie M. Ferrara

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