Chalk & Arts Festival

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Chalk and Arts Festival

Join the fun as artists create temporary original masterpieces in chalk on the sidewalks of ideaXfactory and the Brick City parking lot! It starts during First Friday Art Walk, July 7 from 6-10 PM and continues on Satuday, July 8 from noon- 5 PM.

Well-known talented artists Mikey Yates, Leah CF, Christie Snelson, Mika Logan, Sarah Jones, Carla Stine, Cameron Thomas, Brittany Roberts, Dendril, Old Mr.Bones, and Edward Michael Martin will be drawing live in a broad range of styles - from abstract, portrait and landscape to cartoon and fastasy. And everyone can join in drawing on the parking lot - we'll provide the chalk! 

Join in all-ages DIY hands-on activities on the lawn of ideaXfactory with community organizations. Art Zone will host multimedia chalk Make & Take, Springfield Sister Cities will help you make origami hats, you can play mini musical instruments with Queen City Rock Camp, and Professor Powers Science Symposium will teach you to make gianormous soap bubbles!

Live music on the outdoor patio by Kellswater on Friday from 6:30-7:30 PM, and Jeannie Fehr from 8-9 PM. Jeannie will also play Saturday afternoon. 

The ideaXfactory is at 351 N. Boonville Ave., at the corner of Boonville and Mill Street, right across from MSU's Brick City Gallery. 

This is a free event is to raise awareness and benefit FosterAdopt Connect SWMO. Representatives from the organization will be here to give more information about their many projects.

Live Music Schedule

Friday, July 7

5:30-6:15pm—The Mennows                           
8:00-8:45pm—Melinda Mullins
9:00-10:00pm—Ruell Chapell                                         

Saturday, July 8

11:30am-12:15pm—The Mennows
12:30-1:15pm—Lija Fonner  
1:30-2:15pm—Sarah Smith
2:30-3:15pm—Jon Herbert
3:30-4:30pm—Jeannie Fehr

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