Chalk Walk and Arts Festival in Round Rock

 Monday, October 3, 2011

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Join the Round Rock Area Arts Council for the 2nd Annual Chalk Walk and Arts Festival in Downtown Round Rock this weekend.  The events begin Friday, October 7 at 5:30 p.m. and continue on 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 8.  Stroll along Main Street as artists create chalk drawings on the pavement, and enjoy food, art vendors and booths, live music, art demonstrations and the Take A Seat art chair auction.  Admission is free.  Vendors and concessions will be on-site.  Children's games and rides will cost extra.

On Friday, October 7, artists will begin working on Main Street beginning at 2 p.m. Music will start at the new Main Street Plaza main stage next to City Hall with Woot Talley at 5:30 p.m., followed by the Inside Out Steel Band at 6:30 p.m.  

On Saturday, October 8, the fun will start at 9:30 a.m.  Activities will include:
  • More than 50 chalk artist on the street 
  • Kids’ chalk walk 
  • Plein Air art demonstration 
  • Exhibit at the ArtSpace 
  • Youth performance stage 
  • Art vendors and booths 
  • Artist demonstrations 
  • Kids fun area with free and low cost interactive art and games 
  • Race2U Slot Car Racing 
  • Meet the mini horses and Lewis the mini donkey that creates art! 
  • Amusement rides
Live music scheduled for Saturday:
  • 10 a.m. Kelly Cecil
  • 11 a.m. Joey McGee
  • Noon Jazzopoly
  • 1 p.m. Voyces
  • 2 p.m. Community Choir
  • 3 p.m. Selfless Season
  • 4 p.m. The Biscuit Brothers
  • 5 p.m. Price Hill
  • 6 p.m. Bob Floyd
  • 6:30 p.m. Chalk Walk winners announced
  • 7 p.m. Austin Heat
For more information, download the event flyer (pdf), but note that the 5K listed has been canceled.  There will be a free shuttle available on Saturday, from The Baca Center to Lampasas and Main Street.

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