A Bicycle-Inspired Methow Arts Festival

Wed, July 4, 11:30-4pm, 2018

31st ANNUAL METHOW ARTS FEST

 

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FEATURING The Paperboys, TrialStars bicycle stuntriders from Vancouver, Aerial Arts with Sarah Prochnau, Keeley Brooks, 3 Pie Eating Contests, a Bicycle Procession, and

BEER GARDEN, OVER A DOZEN HANDS-ON ART BOOTHS, LOCAL FOOD ZONE.

Join us for a bicycle inspired Arts Festival on Wednesday, July 4th in the Twisp River Park.


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Held in the Twisp River Park and starting just after the Independence Day Parade through Twisp, the festival offers something for everyone. The core activities are over a dozen art booths offering a variety of arts experiences for all ages.t to make  unlimited art projects all day for free with $5 admission.

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION – DEADLINE IS JUNE 1ST!


THIS YEAR’S ART BOOTHS
The art booths give Arts Fest participants a chance to engage in the bicycle with a bicycle decorating station (baskets, flag making and even personalized bicycle license plats with projects ranging in difficulty from simple to intricate, to appeal to all age groups and levels of manual dexterity. Along with perennial favorites like face painting and tie-dye t-shirts, Arts Fest 2018 booths include bicycle windchimes, pendants and many more opportunities to get creative.


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A fresh mix of tantalizing options from our local food vendors: La Fonda Lopez, FORK Food Truck, Iced Blue Star Coffee and more will be available for purchase. Please remember to bring cash. We will also offer a BEER GARDEN to quench your thirst. Bring your ID. Cold brews, smooth wine and more.


pie eating The increasingly popular pie-eating contest will move to center stage so the rest of us can watch the hilarious battle of mouth, stomach, and will.

Day-long stage music and song is intriguing; and live music keeps the scene dynamic, as well as providing a vibrant backdrop for the many celebrations of art happening around the entire park.

(Photos courtesy of E.A. Weymuller.)


Since 1987, Methow Arts Alliance has worked with the community to produce a unique arts festival at Twisp River Park. Held on the 4th of July annually, this community event features day-long entertainment, over 12 hands-on-art booths (hosted by a professional artists from the Artist in Residence roster for the Okanogan region) for children and adults, a local food zone, a pie eating contest, artist demonstrations, field games and much more!


DATE: Wed, July 4th, 11:30-4pm; LOCATION: Twisp River Park, Twisp, WA; TICKETS:$12/Adults, $5/kids 5-18 years  NEW! Thanks to our generous sponsors and donors, kids get to make unlimited art projects all day for free. under 5 years – free. Advance tickets: BrownPaperTickets.com, http://2017methowartsfestival.brownpapertickets.com/ and Methow Arts. CONTACT: Methow Arts, 509.997.4004, info@methowartsalliance.org

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS: Blue Star Coffee Roasters, eqpd, Icicle Fund, ArtsWA, NEA, Community Foundation of North Central WA, Hank’s Harvest Foods, KTRT, Freestone Inn, Willowbrook Farm and many more!