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Austin ArtWorks Festival
August 27 @ 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM CDT
One event on August 28, 2022 at 10:00 AM
Annual FREE two-day celebration of the arts in Austin, MN featuring live music, fine arts, authors and more.
- Sidewalk Chalk Contest: Sunday only 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the sidewalk between the Paramount and SPAM® Museum parking lot.
- Spare Arts: Spare Arts Motorcycle and Moped Show Saturday only 12-4pm on 1st St NE. Peruse these customized, creative vehicles and vote for your favorite.
- Pebble Mosaic Stepping Stone Class: Pebble Mosaic Stepping Stone class with Deb D’Souza on Saturday at 12:30pm and Sunday at 12:30pm. Cost is $20 per person, spots are limited.
- Artist Presentation: Featured Artist Victor Yepez will create a mural on the east side of the Historic Paramount Theatre. Yepez will give a brief artist’s presentation at 12pm on Saturday and 12pm on Sunday at the mural site.
- Demonstration of Sidewalk Chalk: Chalk Artist Katie Hunnerdosse will be making art on the one-way street south of the Paramount Theatre for one day only: Sunday, August 28th from 10am- 1pm.
- Pinata Breaking: Pinata Breaking near the Family Arts tent at 1:30pm on Saturday and 1:30pm on Sunday.
- Our Austin, Our America: Project creator and photographer William Taufic will give presentations, along with some of the people featured in the book, on Saturday at 11am and 2pm, and Sunday 2pm at 314 North Main Street.
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