Artfully Edmonds brief: Shoreline Arts Festival set for this weekend

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RACKforWEBSaturday, June 27 ~ 10am-6pm
Sunday, June 28 ~ 10am-5pm
Shoreline Arts Festival
18560 1st Ave NE,
Shoreline

The Shoreline Arts Festival provides two extraordinary days of music, dance, theatre, visual arts, and food, plus the Shoreline Philippine Festival.

This creative community event, sponsored by the Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council, is free to the public.

What you can do at the Shoreline Arts Festival:

Shop the 75-plus booths at the Artist Marketplace
Pursue paintings, ceramics, jewelry, and pretty much every other kind of art.

n2-17 54Rock out, or take it easy with two stages of live music and dance spanning a wide range of styles.

You’ve got your own unique style? Then it’s karaoke during the Open Mic hour. Check out the full lineup at www.shorelinearts.net

At the Arts Festival Food Court, you will be able to grab lunch, dinner or just a sweet treat. The food court is located by the Showmobile Outdoor Stage.

See over 400 works of art in the Juried Art and Photography Exhibitions, which features over 300 artworks from regional artists in 2D, 3D, and photography. Winners will be announced at 11 a.m. on Saturday in the Shoreline Room.

There are also hundreds of entries in the Youth Art Exhibition,
”Young minds = Creativity!” Students in Pre-K through 12th grade have submitted their favorite 2-D and 3-D art works this year. Make sure to vote for your favorite piece for the People’s Choice award.

You can also try your hand at with one or all of Hands-On Art stations, for kids and adults alike. Festival organizers have gathered all the supplies for the making.

Missoula Children’s Theater 
(MCT) presents an annual Shoreline Arts Festival performance, with 60 local students cast in the production this year. They have one week to rehearse with professional actor/directors from the Missoula Children’s Theatre touring company and will perform two shows on Saturday.

This year’s performance is “Aladdin.” The MCT online box office is here.

The Cultural Rooms
Explore offer many fun hands-on activities and displays including music, dance and cultural highlights. This year’s program features 
Explore Korean! presented by the Korean American Historical Society, the 
Philippine Cultural Room hosted by Filipiniana Arts and Culture
Chinese Cultural Room hosted by Chinese Artist Group.

A new shuttle service this year runs every 15 minutes, making a loop starting at Meridian Park Elementary, with a stop at Cromwell Park, and then arriving at the Shoreline Arts Festival. The shuttle service is being provided by Shoreline Community College.

For additional information and event updates, contact Marketing Manager Lorie Hoffman at Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council, 206-417-4645.

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