Society Life April 2017 : Page 67

2 cities, 2 festivals 1 weekend A Picture Perfect Weekend WHO: In addition to the fine art and quality entertainment that Art in the Square brings to the area, the proceeds from the event support programs of Northeast Tarrant County charities that help women, families and children overcome challenges. Since 2000, the Southlake Women’s Club Foundation has surpassed $2,500,00 in funding to local charities. This year will benefit the most charities in Art in the Square history with 32 Charities being recipients of proceeds from 2017 Art in the Square! WHAT: Art in the Square is a juried fine arts festival that showcases artwork from over 150 internationally renowned artists, local emerging and high school artists for viewing and sale. On top of offering the best in visual arts, Art in the Square features a tremendous lineup of musicians and performing artists. Two stages feature continuous entertainment all weekend long. On the Main Stage, catch performances from some of the hottest acts with styles ranging from Jazz and Blues, to Pop and Rock—and even Reggae, Motown and Country. This year’s headliners are The Walton Stout Band on Friday night and three-time platinum country sensation The Marshall Tucker Band on Saturday night. Both bands start at 8:30pm. This family friendly event has plenty of fun for all ages. Kids Korner offers hands-on activities, in-cluding face painting and wearable wings decorating. THE ZONE features zip lining, rock climbing and bounce houses. The Gazebo Stage features local talent and family entertainment throughout each day, such as children’s story tellers, animal exhibitions, local school bands and dance studios. And if it’s those good carnival eats you’re after, food trucks this year include Chez Flo, Korean BBQ, Bombay Street Food and Spin Sushi. WHEN: Friday, April 28th from 4pm until 10:30pm Saturday, April 29th from 10am until 10:30pm Sunday, April 30th from 11am until 6pm WHERE: Southlake Town Square WHY: “2017 Art in the Square promises to bring the best art, new food options and fan favorite music. One of our goals is to have a little something for everyone. A lot of people don’t realize we make money on the food and beverages and entertainment for children,” says Art in the Square Chairman Kris Nelson. “We want attendees to have good choices so they spend more time at the festival. All monies raised are donated to our beneficiaries.” Artist Committee Chair Terri Messing adds, “We strive to bring our community the best artistry and talent we can find—a variety of styles, mediums, price points and creativity on display to view and purchase.” HOW: Admission and parking are free for Art in the Square. Kids Korner and THE ZONE activities require tickets purchased at booths throughout the festival. These tickets can also be redeemed for food and drinks. For more information, visit 6 QUESTIONS ABOUT: ART IN THE SQUARE quick facts ART IN THE SQUARE FRIDAY, APRIL 28 4p -10:30p SATURDAY, APRIL 29 10a -10:30p SUNDAY, APRIL 30 11a -6p ADMISSION IS FREE PARKING IS FREE Tickets sold for Kids Korner and THE ZONE activities HEADLINER FRIDAY The Walton Stout Band STARTING AT 8:30p HEADLINER SATURDAY The Marshall Tucker Band STARTING AT 8:30p Located in Southlake Town Square 1560 East Southlake Blvd. Southlake, Texas 76092 | APRIL 2017 67

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