2-Day Festival Marks Cultural Center’s Anniversary This Weekend
The annual Arts in the Park at the Carrollwood Cultural Center takes place March 16-17, marking the facility’s fifth anniversary.
The Carrollwood Cultural Center is turning 5 and you’re invited out to celebrate this weekend, March 16-17.
The annual two-day Arts in the Park festival takes place in the park behind the center at 4537 Lowell Road. Attractions include displays by local artists, hands-on activities for kids, food vendors and live entertainment. Art on display will include jewelry, fiber, photography, mix media, watercolors and more, according to center spokeswoman Adrienne Hutlemyer.
“We're going to have around 40 vendors at the event along with food vendors, a sidewalk book sale and activities for kids,” she said. “At the Center's tent, we are going to have some surprises in honor of our fifth anniversary. Guests will be able to enjoy the art and entertainment outside as well as tour the Mudslinger Pottery Studio and the inside of the Center throughout the day.”
The free event takes place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 16 and from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, March 17.
Here’s the entertainment schedule:
- 1 p.m. Broadway Bound
- 2 p.m. The Carrollwood Winds
- 3 p.m. The Community Chorus
- 4 p.m. Living Water
- 2 p.m. Jazz with Jim
- 3 p.m. Cypress Creek Dixieland Band
- 4 p.m. Sounds of Swing
“Arts in the Park is a great showcase for the Center and the talent in this area,” said executive director Paul Berg in a media release. “It’s fun to talk with people who travel a distance to attend this event as well as local residents who walk here from their home.”
For more information about Arts in the Park, visit the cultural center’s website.