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13th Annual Alexandria King Street Art Festival

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It is going to be a beautiful weekend – perfect weather for the 13th Annual Alexandria King Street Art Festival.  King Street, between Washington and Union streets, will be transformed into a world-class outdoor art gallery.  Over 200 of the nation’s top award-winning artists from the US and abroad will be featured.  Alexandria’s own artists include:  David Cochran and Matthew Johnston – acrylic paintings, Gregory Knott – photography, and Patricia Palermino – painting.  There will be something for everyone – life-size sculptures, photography, paintings, ceramics, and more!

 

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Over $15 million in art will be on display in the booths, providing visitors with the opportunity to purchase one-of-a-kind pieces and meet the artists behind the work, hearing firsthand what inspires them.

Special events include live music and artist-led hands-on activities.  The Art League’s popular Ice Cream Bowl Fundraiser returns, featuring 1,000 hand-made ceramic bowls and local artisanal ice cream, all for only $15 per bowl.    The proceeds benefit The Art League.  Festival goers can also register to win a free original painting from participating artist Patrick Reynolds, valued at $2800.

And on Sunday between 11:30AM and 1:30PM, you can meet local McEnearney realtor, Laurel Conger and get a free AVA car magnet.

Come join the fun!

Event Dates:
Saturday, September 19, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Sunday, September 20, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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