Wyoming Arts Council

Riverfest Art and Music Festival in Lander this weekend 

lander riverfest 2014

The Riverfest Art and Music Festival will be held on Saturday, August 16, from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. in Lander City Park.

Spend the day in Lander’s beautiful city park enjoying great art, live music, fun activities, and delicious food and drink! This event showcases over 30 local and regional artists selling high quality, original artwork including jewelry, metal sculpture, woodworking, painting, photography, fiber arts, ceramics, and paper arts. Artists demonstrations will be held all day long throughout the festival to include painting, ceramics, laser cutting, blacksmithing, wood burning, rope twisting and horse hair hitching, wood working and paper mache.

There will be art activities for the whole family to enjoy by the Lander Art Center, Lander Library and the Lander Children’s Museum. Special activities this year include an afternoon ukulele workshop by Mammoth Music and casting demos and fish art activity from Pope Agie Anglers.

Dance and music performances schedule:

11am –  A youth dance led by Jackson Hole Dancers Workshop Creative Arts Camp

Musical performances highlight a diverse variety of music:

Noon – Jeff Crosby and the Refugees, Idaho http://jeffcrosbymusic.com/ 
3 pm – Andy Frasco and the U.N., California http://www.thejettisonagency.com/andy-frasco-and-the-un.html
6 pm – Euforquestra, Colorado http://www.relix.com/media/audio/album_premiere_ euforquestras_fire

Local food vendors include Lander Bar, Old Town Coffee, Bar 10, Tony’s Pizza, and Weepopcorn

Don’t let your summer come to an end without enjoying a day of art and music in the park!

Entry $5, kids 12 and under free

All proceeds support Lander Art Center programming

Complete event information and a list of the 2014 artists can be found at http://www.landerartcenter.com/riverfest2014

A special thank you to this year’s signature sponsor SageWest Healthcare.

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