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University City Celebrates the Arts with the Loop Arts Fest
The Loop Arts Festival is back by popular demand, June 21-23
The Delmar Loop in University City is kicking off summer by dedicating the first weekend of summer to a citywide celebration of the arts with the Loop Arts Festival (https://visittheloop.com/
With Pianos in The Loop being held throughout the month of June, Make Music Day will officially kick-off the festival and the summer solstice on Thursday, June 21 with a free and open concert of local musicians from all levels. Then, on Friday, June 22, the festival will feature the Celebration of Literary and Visual Arts with sidewalk demos and an art and literary walk from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. To beat the end of weekend blues, Chalk The Loop will be on Saturday, June 23, where professional artists and beginners alike are welcome to chalk up a masterpiece of their own design in Ackert Walkway next to Chuck Berry Plaza. Prizes for Chalk The Loop will range from $50 - $150 and be awarded to participants from three different categories. Young artists, children ages 12 and under, can register for the Chalkland Kids Zone to experience a world of sidewalk chalking, face painting and crafting. Festival goers can also find themselves at a culinary event in the Farmers Market from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Who: University City
What: Loop Arts Festival
Where: Delmar Loop
When: June 21-23, 2018
Why: To celebrate and create the local University City arts during the first weekend of the summer
For more information on the Loop Arts festival and registration for Chalk The Loop go to visittheloop.com/
About University City: University City was incorporated on September 4, 1906 by founder Edward Gardner Lewis, as a city of learning, culture and beautiful neighborhoods. This diverse community of about 34,000 provides beautiful neighborhoods, thriving business districts, and is a great place to live, learn, work, and be entertained.