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New Art Festival Features Gourmet Food Truck Expo & Arlington Arts Center Fundraiser


June 17, 2013 - ARLINGTON, VA


WHAT:
The Arlington Festival of the Arts

WHEN:
June 22 - 23, Saturday & Sunday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

WHERE:
Highland Street in the Clarendon District of Arlington, Virginia
Navigational Address: 1101 N. Highland Street, Arlington, VA, 22201

WHY:
To Support the Arts, The Clarendon Alliance, and the Local Community

ADMISSION:
Free and open to the public

WEBSITE:
www.artfestival.com

This two-day event will showcase the finest work of more than 150 leading artists in the country. The artists will line North Highland Street from 13th Street North past Wilson Boulevard, Clarendon Boulevard and the metro station, and will end on Washington Boulevard. All artists will be on site for the duration of the show, available to discuss their art, techniques and inspiration.

An Art Giveaway will give festival patrons an opportunity to win original artwork by participating artists Connie and Jimmy Langford. This couple specializes in metal paying close attention to texture and color while creating very unique and bold works of art. The giveaway prize, a hand etched and colored 18" x 18" stainless steel wall sculpture titled "Going Wild With Color," is valued at $450.

A variety of Gourmet Food Trucks, located on Wilson Boulevard and Clarendon Central Park, will offer diverse menus including Crepes, Mediterranean and Vietnamese Cuisine, Seafood, Sandwiches, Salads, BBQ and many desserts. The Food Trucks include Crepe Love Truck, KaftaMania, Lemongrass Truck, Curbside Cupcakes, SCOOPS2U Ice Cream, Red Hook Lobster Pound, Baba's Big Bite, Feelin' Crabby, and Carnivore. A variety of wines will also be available for purchase.

About Howard Alan Events, Ltd.:

Howard Alan Events, a Florida-based company, develops and presents art and craft shows throughout the country. For the past 25 years, Howard Alan Events has produced some of the nation's finest juried art shows, including more than 40 venues each year such as the Downtown Aspen Art Festival (Aspen, CO), Beaver Creek Art Festival (Beaver Creek, CO), Chicago Tribune North Michigan Avenue Art Festival (Chicago, IL), and the Las Olas Art Fairs, (Fort Lauderdale, FL). Several shows are ranked in the top 100 art fairs in the country by Sunshine Artist magazine.

For additional information on the Arlington Festival of the Arts and other Howard Alan Events art and craft shows across the country, visit www.artfestival.com or call 561-746-6615.

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CONTACT INFORMATION:
Howard Alan Events
Email Contact
561-746-6615

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