Thursday, January 14, 2010

Enjoy Fine Art, Food & Live Music at Suncoast Arts Fest

Wesley Chapel - Celebrate a countywide weekend of the arts as the Suncoast Arts Fest presents its fifth annual fine art show at the Shops at Wiregrass in Wesley Chapel on Saturday, Jan. 23 and Sunday, Jan. 24.

More than 120 fine artists and craftsmen are the main attraction, but there will also be a “Taste of Wiregrass” event and continuous live music throughout the weekend, including Sarasota Slim, the Women’s Blues Review, Ray Olan and his Latin Band and the newly discovered bluegrass/country family band, AmeriKinFolk. In addition to woodwork, ceramics, glass art, paintings, photography and jewelry, the event will feature live chalk art demonstrations on the sidewalks in Wiregrass.

For the kids, there will be an interactive arts area and emerging artists display. All proceeds from the event go to “Art for Kids in Pasco County’’ and help supplement funding for arts education in public and private schools. Also, for the first time this year, the event includes multiple art exhibitions and activities throughout the County, including shows at the Pasco Arts Council, Pioneer Florida Museum, Progress Energy Art Gallery and the Pottberg Gallery at Pasco-Hernando Community College.

For more details, visit or call 727-247-6182.

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