River Walk Arts Festival Saturday in Bermuda Run

Published 9:09 am Thursday, September 20, 2018

BERMUDA RUN – The third annual River Walk Arts Festival will be Saturday, Sept. 22 with a backup rain date being Sept. 29.

The first year the festival was held there were 25 artists who participated. This year there will be 40 artists and some authors.

The event will be held in the Kinderton Commercial Business Center (off US 158) from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.  There is no charge.

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.

Food will be available for purchase. Boy Scout Troop 732 will have hotdogs and hamburgers (proceed going to their upcoming BSA programs).  Also, Sunset Slush of the Piedmont will have ice cold treats.

A day of art would not be complete without music.  The Davie County Singing Seniors will perform from 10 -11 a.m. Then the duo, His & Hers, will perform from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., followed by Tess and The Black and Blues Band from 2:30-4 p.m.

There are special features for children. They can visit the Imagination Station to create a work of art of their own. While at the Imagination Station children can have their face painted.  This year yard games have been added for families to enjoy.  These vary from life size chess set, corn hole toss to Yardzee.  All of these activities are free.

The River Walk event is sponsored by the Town of Bermuda Run and is presented by the Davie County Arts Council. For more information, call the arts council at 336-751-3112.