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Thursday, July 19, 2012
Coming Soon: Third Friday Arts Stroll ~ Downtown Pocomoke City
DOWNTOWN POCOMOKE ARTS STROLL
What:Downtown Pocomoke Third Friday Arts Stroll
The Downtown Pocomoke Association and the City of Pocomoke are proud to announce the first THIRD FRIDAY ARTS STROLL for Downtown Pocomoke. The purpose of this event is to: (1) enhance the arts scene in Pocomoke City and surrounding areas; (2) provide an opportunity for Pocomoke City residents, and other area residents, to enjoy local art and beautiful Downtown Pocomoke; (3) increase tourism in downtown Pocomoke; (4) enhance opportunities for Downtown Pocomoke businesses and attractions; (5) enhance opportunities for local artists, and (6) add to Pocomoke’s overall downtown revitalization effort.
Selected artists from the Eastern Shore will display their works in storefronts, as part of attractions, and on sidewalks for the duration of the stroll. Artists will offer their works for sale and complimentary refreshments will be served by many of the downtown businesses and attractions. Several artists will be donating their artwork for drawings throughout the evening and several are expected to demonstrate their technique, adding a "plein air" element to the event.
The Downtown Pocomoke Association and the City of Pocomoke have announced a CALL FOR ARTISTS, with a July 31, 2012 deadline. Information and forms can be provided by the contact below. We are also interested indentifying musicians who would like to contribute to the event, pro bono, either by strolling or by setting up in establishments or on the sidewalk.
When: Friday, August 17, 2012, 5:30pm – 8:30pm (The deadline for artist applications is Tuesday, July 31, 2012.).
Where: Downtown Pocomoke, on Market Street near the River