Arts, Eats & Beats Set For May 1

aeb14A favorite Fondren event has a new date in 2014.

In what has become known as Fondren’s “official spring street party,” Arts, Eats & Beats, will be held May 1 from 5pm to 9pm.

The event features the eclectic musical and artistic offerings of the Fondren area while encouraging patrons to explore the entire historic business district. Come hear a variety of musicians throughout the neighborhood with a special performance on the Duling Avenue stage, find vendors along the sidewalks showcasing art and other artisan-made wares, a skate board demo, food tastings and specials and a kids activity area.

Special events include:

• The Artists Of Oxford • Opening Reception At The Cedars • 4145 Old Canton Rd.

• The Bluz Boys • Duling Avenue

• fondRUN™ At The Pig & Pint (6pm)

• Fondren Plaza Block Party featuring Rainbow, Fondren Public and Cups with live music + art + beer

• Fondren Corner Block Party with art + music, an outdoor dining setup and artisan vendors

• SkateMS Skate Jam + Slap-The-Curb Contest At Fondren Village

• Billy Solitario Opening + Big Medicine Trio Music at Brown’s Fine Art & Framing

• 1,000 Free Tees – Print Your Own – At Studio Chane In Fondren Corner – Sponsored by: Cafe Ole’, Chane.Com, Ardenland, Basil’s, Acey’s, Bancorp South and Epic Bike Weekend

• Kid Zone At St. Luke’s featuring Magical Creations Carnival, Facepainting, Balloon Art & Photos

• Rock Band & Free Burgers at Fondren Guitars

• Buddy & The Squids at Que Sera Sera

• Boxer’s Rebellion Sparring Demo on Duling Avenue

• 20+ Bands Throughout Fondren

• Tent Party With Italian Ice with Glo + Fondren Cellars (and 10% Off Wine)

• Orange Peel – Chicago Dogs And Door Prizes

• Swell-O-Phonic / Wilai Big Shoe Sale And Bike Sale

• Rainbow Plaza – Nonprofit organizations

• High Noon – $5 Small Pate And Beer Specials

Artists – Fondren Corner

Sneaker Boxx Tees
Scott Sorenson – 3D Art
Chuck Jett – Artist
Amy Clay – Artist
Laura Stennis – Artist
Jason Jenkins – Live Art Painting outside
April Fitzpatrick – Artist
Ginger Blackwell – Tees
Michael Shoffner – Wood Works
Rubies Daughters – Hand Crafts
Holly Gomez – Playhouses
Old House Depot – Wood Work

Organizations – Fondren Corner

CARA
Cheshire Abbey
Magnolia Roller Vixons
Spokes Bike Shop
Lemuria
Relay For Life
Hard Places Community
Campbell’s Bakery
Lucky Town Brewing Company

Duling – Artists

Amy Rilander – Religious Art
Tony Davenport – Artist
Tommy Reaves – Artist
Widup’s Wood Works
Michele Campbell – Artist
Charles Smith – Artist
Be Magnolia Green – Artist
Elaine Masel – Feather Art
Ray Galley – Home-Maid Musical Instruments

Jackson Fire Department at St. Lukes
JPD On Horseback

More to come. Follow the event on Facebook.

© 2016, Fondren Renaissance Foundation