18th Annual Community Mosaic Street Painting Festival
Sunday, May 25, 2014, 12-5PM
Admission is FREE!
Location: Downtown Riverhead on East Main Street between Roanoke Avenue and East Street and on the grounds of East End Arts
A Memorial Day Weekend tradition where families and friends can 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
- Face Painting
- 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 26, 2014, 2 - 5 PM
For more information, contact East End Arts at 631-727-0900
CHECK OUT this great cover story about the event in Newsday!
Explore LI Section | Wednesday, May 21, 2014
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FEATURED VENDORS IN OUR FINE ARTS & CRAFTS FAIR:
Nanette Doroski – hand enameled jewelry and hair accessories
Yan Yan Liang – flower and fashion jewelry
Barbara Ringewald – wearable art
Sharon Way-Howard – etchings and watercolors
Woodchuck Carving – wood carvings and wood crafts
ORGANIZATIONS & GROUPS:
CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS: We are looking for volunteers to help out with this event. If you are available for an hour or 2, a half-day or a full-day please let us know!
Thank you to our 2014 Sponsors:
Ivy Acres, Riverhead Chamber of Commerce, Skydive Long Island, Town of Riverhead, Woolworth Revitalization LLC
Astoria Federal Savings Bank, Martha Clara Vineyards, Riverhead Building Supply, Splish Splash Water Park
For information about sponsorship opportunities, contact Amanda Abraham, Development Manager: firstname.lastname@example.org or 631-727-0900 x303
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