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Festival to celebrate arts, culture
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Posted: 2013 Sep 06 - 06:45

By Jessica Creagan

jcreagan@hometownnewsol.com

VERO BEACH -- This month, the oak trees in Riverside Park are going to have plenty of company for the inaugural "Celebrate the Arts" Festival.

The new festival, organized by the Cultural Council of Indian River County and featuring the members of the cultural council, will take place in Riverside Park underneath the oak trees on Sept. 28 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Anchored on one end by Riverside Theatre and by the Vero Beach Museum of Art on the other, the festival will include live music throughout the day, both onstage and strolling through the park, art demonstrations, local authors, food vendors, antique automobiles, fashion shows, jewelry, short theater performances and more.

"This is the first 'Celebrate the Arts' festival and we hope it's a success and we want to do it every year for our members," said Barbara Hoffman, president of the cultural council.

There will be 85 organizations represented at the festival, all of them members of the council, and showcasing the variety and diversity of the membership and the range of talents and passions of people in Indian River County, she said.

"It's going to be a very fun day, I'm so very excited that so many organizations have embraced this," Ms. Hoffman said.

There is no admission to the festival, although there will be donation stations should people choose to give in support of the arts and there will be artists selling their work and food vendors at their booths selling consumable products.

Food vendors will include, but are not limited to, the Blue Star Wine Bar, Chelsea's on Cardinal, Patio and Tides and the Vero Beach Masonic Lodge.

Other festival participants outside the traditionally thought culture and arts circle include the Vero Beach Yacht Club, the Indian River Historical Society, Keep Indian River Beautiful, Quail Valley Charities, the Mardy Fish Children's Foundation and the Navy Seal Museum.

Some of the musicians will include the Sebastian River High School steel drum ensemble, a bagpiper, a classic orchestra and more.

For more information, visit www.cultural-council.org/celebratearts.html.




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