Monthly Archives: June 2008

Get your art (and food and music) groove on!

So the kids have been out of school for all of about five minutes and they’re bored. You’ll find fun for everyone at the 2008 Iowa Arts Festival in downtown Iowa City from June 6-8.


More than 115 local and regional artists will be exhibiting and selling their works. The juried show features 30 new artists this year. From the traditional to the unusual, they’ll all be here. You can even watch art being created! Artist booths are open 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Saturday, and 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Sunday.


Bring an appetite for food and music. Food vendors will satisfy your taste buds and top-notch entertainment will fill your soul. Music gets under way Thursday evening with Boomer Bash hosted by the Senior Center. Catch a variety of acts from Friday evening through the close of the festival on Sunday.


Kids can get in the act, too. Sunday is Children’s Day at the Iowa Arts Festival! Produced by the Iowa City Public Library, Children’s Day offers free hand’s on activities for the younger set. It’s also a great time to register for ICPL’s Summer Reading Program! Activities will take place from noon – 4 p.m. on the pedestrian mall near the Library (located at Linn and College Streets). In case of rain, activities will be held in the Library.


Visit the website for a complete schedule. Bring the whole family to the 2008 Iowa Arts Festival for a great time!


posted by: danaengelbert



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