River Walk Sept. 24 in Bermuda Run

Published 9:40 am Thursday, September 15, 2016

Bermuda Run’s River Walk Art Festival will be Saturday, Sept. 24, with a backup rain date being Oct. 1.   Twenty-five artists will be ready to meet folks at 11 a.m. and the music will end at 9:30 p.m.  “This arts festival has been planned for the community to come and enjoy, great art which is created by North Carolina artists.  Don’t forget to bring a lawn chair to relax and listen to talented bluegrass musicians,” said Sidniee Suggs, executive director of the Davie County Arts Council. The event will be held in the Kinderton Commercial Business Center (off US 158). There is no charge.  Food trucks will offer attendees a variety.  Attendees can also bring a picnic and cooler. Art that will be for sale includes wood carvings, acrylic paintings, jewelry, pottery, watercolors, textiles, and metals. Some of the artists will be demonstrating their talents and answering questions about medium techniques. A day of art would not be complete without great music.  The Davie County Community Band will perform from 1:15-2 p.m.  The well-known Second Chance Bluegrass Band will perform from 2:30- 4:45. The day will close with Back Porch Bluegrass Band performing from 7-9:30 p.m. There will be a special treat for children. They can visit the Imagination Castle to create a work of art of their own. While at the Imagination Castle children can have their face painted by a talented cosmetic artist.  All of these children’s activities are free to enjoy The River Walk event is sponsored by the Town of Bermuda Run, presented by the Davie County Arts Council. For more information, call the arts council at 336-751-3112.