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ArtsQuest Arts & Music Festival

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What: ArtsQuest Arts & Music Festival
When: Sunday, May 12, 2013
Time: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

The ArtsQuest Fine Arts & Music Festival is held each Mother's Day weekend in South Walton, Florida. The Festival is produced by the Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County and presented by Visit South Walton and the St. Joe Community Foundation.

ArtsQuest is a juried fine arts show that includes 130 artists in the categories of Ceramics, Fiber, Glass, Jewelry, Metal, Mixed Media, Oils & Acrylics, Original Digital Art, Photography, Sculpture, Wood and Works on Paper (Watercolor, Printmaking, Pastels, Pencils, Ink).  ArtsQuest awards $10,000 in cash prizes. In addition to the fine arts show, ArtsQuest features the best in live musical entertainment, dance performances, artist demos, workshops and art projects and entertainment for kids.

Festival Hours:
Friday, May 10th |  4:00pm - 7:00pm
Saturday, May 11th | 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday, May 12th |  10:00am - 4:00pm

*Concerts and other special events may take place outside of the above hours.

Saturday, May 11
          10:30am   Basket Weaving with Carol Dickson
          11:00am   Watercolor with Sharon Long
          1:30pm    Basket Weaving with Carol Dickson
          2:00pm    Watercolor with Sharon Long
Sunday, May 12
         10:30am   Watercolor with Sharon Long
          1:30pm    Basket Weaving with Carol Dickson

To sign up for any of the above workshops visit HERE.

For Kids:
Kids will have their own Quest! Parents may purchase a map to TreasureQuest, a hunt that leads children throughout the festival looking for clues that lead them to "ImagiNation-Where Kids Rule." With their TreasureQuest map in hand, children will enjoy a treasure trove of interactive arts and crafts stations that encourage creativity.

Children may also sign up for special workshops, including Camp WaterColor's wax hand workshop and Meyer Skimboards' custom designed skimboard workshop. The ImagiNation Stage will have family-friendly performances by Seaside Neighborhood School Band, Ohana Institute Bands, 30A Dancewave, Seaside Rep Storytelling and Boxtop Jenkins.

*For more information on live music at ArtsQuest visit Live Music Calendar

For more information and updates visit ArtsQuest Website

Parking & Shuttles:
Getting to ArtsQuest is a breeze!  Shuttle parking is conveniently located at Publix Super Market in WaterColor Crossings on County Road 395.  All attendees can park and enjoy a 5 minute air-conditioned complimentary ride to the Festival entrance.  Walking and riding your bike to the Festival is a great way to enjoy the great weather and natural beauty of South Walton.

Directions to Shuttle Parking: From Hwy. 331 and Hwy. 98 intersection, go approximately two miles and turn right (south) onto County Road 395.  Follow signs to ArtsQuest parking lot and shuttle stop, which will be located south of the WaterColor Crossing shopping center/Publix, on your left.

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