august, 2021

21aug9:00 pm5:00 pmArt-A-Fest

Event Details

We’re excited to be back, live and in person, for the 48th annual Charles City Art-a-Fest in Central Park!

There will be 27 participating artists offering a variety of artwork for sale, including:
Mixed Media

Anastasia Chloe Parson, a native of Charles City, will be this year’s judge. Cash prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place, as well as 5 honorable mentions and a special award in honor of Jean Semelhack for the most unique/creative display.

Bring a lawnchair and relax while listening to local and regional performing artists, or listen while you shop!
This year’s lineup:
Christine Cleveland, 9-10am
Sonny Diesburg, 10-12:45pm
Polka Prost, 1-2pm
Sam Crosser, 2-3pm

Hy-Vee will be serving up burgers, brats, and dogs fresh off the grill during Art-a-Fest. They will also offer meal deals with chips and a soft drink.

After lunch, grab a snack at Shiver N’ Squirrel Shave Ice! They will be offering a NEW treat for Art-a-Fest… stop by and see what it is!

Thirsty? Try a craft brew from Tellurian Brewing, or a cup of hot or iced specialty java from the Tin Cup Bus Stop.

There will also be plenty of FREE games and interactive art activities for kids of all ages to enjoy:
– Jumbo yard games (chess, jenga blocks, ckeckers)
– Spin Art
– DIY Slime
– Rock Painting
– Sidewalk Chalk

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(Saturday) 9:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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