Annual s.m.ART Festival
The festival is being held the third weekend in July at Cherry Bend Boat Park on the St Joe River. Featured will be Art, Artist Demonstrations, Music, Artist’s Booths, Children’s Adventure, and much more!
The festival is “Celebrating the World” of art, music, cuisine and drink. Regional and local performers provide free concerts throughout the weekend. A juried show, silent auction, clothesline art sales and over 50 art and craft vendors are featured. A hands-on adult assisted creative experience for children 4-12 takes place each day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There is a minimal fee and materials will be provided. Art booths will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and from 9am to 5pm on Sunday featuring: Pottery, photography, stained glass, fused glass, jewelry, paintings, drawings, and metal sculptures, mosaic, furniture, cement sculptures, rug, leather.
Breakfast by the Kiwanis starts at 7:30am on Saturday and Sunday. Lunch by the Junior Show starts at noon on Saturday and Sunday. There are docks in case you would like to arrive by boat and plenty of vehicle parking.
The s.m.ART Festival is held annually in St. Maries during the third weekend of July, a busy weekend in St. Maries, so volunteers are spread thin. Please join us to make this year’s festival a great success. To contact us call: Linda Schardine at 245-3655.
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