Naugatuck, CT – The Naugatuck Arts Commission has teamed up with the Naugatuck Cultural Council to host this year’s Arts & Cultural Festival on the Naugatuck Green on Saturday, Aug. 24th (rain date – Sunday, Aug. 25).
The family-friendly event will feature a variety of live entertainment throughout the day by talented singers, dancers and theater performers from all walks of life. Stage demonstrations will include everything from the Naugatuck Teen Theater to traditional Portuguese, Laotian, African, and Spanish song and dance. There will be an “open mic” for anyone who wishes to join the fun on the spur of the moment culminating in a full concert by Rubber City from 6-8 p.m.
In addition to live performances, there will be an abundance of games, food and opportunities for creative engagement. Adults and children can have fun expressing themselves through an assortment of artistic media in the pARTicipate tent. The “Instrument Petting Zoo” will allow everyone to learn more about the many instruments of the world in a hands-on way. A gallery of artwork by brilliant local artists will showcase their inspired creations. There will be a Chalk-the-Walk contest and judging for the photography contest. Amidst the amusements will be many local artisans selling their handcrafted wares. Matica Arts returns this year with their open suitcase hands on show.
For further information regarding the festival, chalk/photography contest applications, displaying your art in the gallery, or securing a vendor spot, inquire at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Naugatuck Arts Commission
The Naugatuck Arts Commission will sponsor and coordinate exciting, innovative, entertaining and educational programs representative of the fine, applied and performing arts. The Commission will promote a favorable climate to attract artists of all ages, cultures and areas of interest to the borough. Through its endeavors, the Naugatuck Arts Commission will help to broaden understanding of and the appreciation for artistic diversity, cultural awareness and community spirit.
This press release comes from the Arts Commission and the Naugatuck Cultural Council.