Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Last Shout Out To Summer! Summerlin Festival Of Arts On 10/8 & 10/9

The Summerlin® Festival of Arts, celebrating its 21st year on October 8 and 9, returns to Downtown Summerlin® this fall on the heels of the festival’s highly successful relocation there in 2015. Headlining the festival are more than 100 fine artists and craftspeople from throughout the country, showcasing and selling their original creations.

A full schedule of entertainment is led by a performance from Steve Wynn’s ShowStoppers, Tap Dancing Twins Sean & John of ABSINTHE at Caesars Palace, and many others. Nevada Ballet Theatre will perform multiple times during the weekend throughout Downtown Summerlin.    Popular singers and bands include Avalon Landing, Broken Spectacles and Chadwick Johnson. Local schools will be well represented with performances from Del Sol High School’s Mariachi Band, Palo Verde High School Jazz Band, The Meadows Elite Strings and Faith Lutheran High School Women’s Ensemble.

The 2016 roster of artists includes many popular and returning artists, along with numerous new artisans, including Marcus Thesing who creates impressive glass pieces and Sarvi Hosseini, a jewelry artist, both from Laguna Beach, California.

Children’s art activities are hosted by DISCOVERY Children’s Museum and delicious offerings will be served by popular Downtown Summerlin restaurants.  Children can also enjoy a Putt Putt challenge, balloon art creations, face-painting and a mascot meet and greet. And Chef Chan Boupha from Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts Las Vegas returns with live pumpkin and vegetable carving demonstrations.

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The event and parking are free.
Saturday, October 8 and Sunday, October 9 – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
On The Lawn in Downtown Summerlin at the corner of the 215 Beltway and Sahara Blvd.

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