20th Annual Community Mosaic Street Painting Festival
Sunday, May 29, 2016, 12 - 5 PM
Admission is FREE!
Location: Downtown Riverhead on East Main Street between Roanoke Avenue and East Avenue and on the grounds of East End Arts
A Memorial Day Weekend tradition where families and friends enjoy the creative spirit together. Join all the artists, musicians, and lovers of the arts, young and old, who gather on the grounds of East End Arts and along the Peconic River for this day-long celebration of the arts, centering around the Street Painting Festival, fashioned after the Italian street painters "I Madonnari", a street chalk art form dating back to the 16th century, as well as activities and entertainment for everyone. Street painting squares sponsored by businesses, families, and individuals are used as a canvas for inspirations in chalk.
Fun For The Whole Family
- Street Painting
- Fine Arts & Crafts Fair
- Live Music
- Food Trucks
- Children's Activities
- And More...!
Street painters over 14 years of age are encouraged to register in advance. Pre-registered street painters will be matched with a sponsored square on a first-come-first-serve basis. Street painting squares may also be purchased for $20 on the day of the event. Materials included.
Rain Date: Monday, May 30, 2016, 2 - 5 PM
For more information, contact East End Arts at 631-727-0900
ARTISAN & CRAFT FAIR, FEATURING:
Victoria Beckert – watercolors
Sharon Gajajiva – hand-stitched Czech glass beaded jewelry
Giving Tree – hand enameled butterfly flower leaf design necklaces
Island Girls Boutique – handmade hair bows
Yan Yan Liang – jewelry
CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS: We are looking for volunteers to help out with this event. If you are available for a few hours, a half-day or a full-day please let us know! Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
CHECK OUT these great cover stories about the festival in Newsday!
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Thank you to our 2016 Sponsors:
CONIFER REALTY LLC / PECONIC CROSSING, GROUP FOR THE EAST END, MARTHA CLARA VINEYARDS, MOTOSPORT BROKERAGE, RICHMOND REALTY CORP, TALMAGE FARM AGWAY, TUTHILL-MANGANO FUNERAL HOME, WOOLWORTH APARTMENTS
Digger's Ales N'Eats, Effects of Color, Foxwoods, Garden of Eve, Goldberg's Bagels Riverhead, Long Island Aquarium, Long Island Science Center, Modern Snack Bar, Nethercott Construction, Peconic Estuary Program, Riverhead Care Center, Riverhead Chamber of Commerce, Riverhead Police Benevolent Association, SERVPRO North Fork
For information about sponsorship opportunities, contact Anne Tschida Gomberg, Development & Events Director: email@example.com or 631-727-0900 x303.
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