Art at the Point -- September 27, 2014, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
This year Art at The Point celebrates its 5th year by welcoming King Street Bluegrass to the musical line up!
Enjoy the day, Saturday, September 27, 2014, in the countryside with an entertaining arts festival located on grass parkland next to the C&O Canal National Historical Park, Old Mainline of the B&O Railroad, and Potomac River. Artists, musicians, and demonstrators will be on hand - free admission, free adjacent parking, food, baked goods, & location will make a day’s outing enjoyable for both artists and visitors.
Located 15 miles from both historic Leesburg, VA, and Frederick, MD and an easy hour drive from either Baltimore or Washington, DC – this is an ideal venue for celebrating our region's art and music.
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Juried Exhibiting Artists - The 2014 Roster of Exhibiting artists will be announced the week of July 7th.
Young Artist Studio
Young artist may express themselves on rocks again this year, Saturday, September 28, 2013, as Poole Stone & Garden will return as sponsors of the popular rock painting workshop. Artists will be able to paint a rock and take it home when they are done.
Also, young artists can try their hand at leaf rubbings, bird masks and other types of art at the Young Artist Tent.
Demonstrations - Many local artist will be on hand demonstrating their skills and answering questions.
Griffin Arts Center, The Griffin Art Center is a completely unique, exciting, 13,000 sq. ft Art Center located in the heart of Downtown Frederick, MD. Artist’s Studio Spaces currently housing 24 Artists, 4 Gallery Spaces, Adult & Children’s Art Workshops & Classes at all levels in Oil Painting, Watercolor, Drawing, Sculpture, Photography & Printmaking, taught by the Finest Artists in the Region.
This unique setting has served as a crossroads through history with its river, canal, and railroad, and for one day, Saturday, September 27, 2014, will serve as the crossroad for music lovers and musicians of all ages. Centrally located, the music tent sets the tone for this unique family festival. This year's headliners included:
KING STREET BLUEGRASS
"Alexandria's Hometown Band,” King Street Bluegrass performs a kickin' mix of Bluegrass, Folk/Hippie era music, and Country, with some spicy originals thrown in.
Recently nominated for a WAMMIE award, "their collective love of making music can't help but wash over the audiences...this band gets it right by producing just the right Blend of instrumentation and vocal harmonization to create a bluegrass sound that is pure magic to the ears-"-- Bluegrass Spin, Jan, 2013. Web Site
Peter and his key board return to AATP. A 15 year resident of Point of Rocks, MD and frequent performer in the area including our local St. Paul's Episcopal Church. He can be heard playing all styles of music ranging from Classical, Jazz, Blues, New Age and Neo-Classical. This year, we all look forward to Peter's musical offerings designed to entertain adults and children equally.
Masonic Lodge #200 A.E & A.F
The Roebuck Family
Thanks to all the volunteers, artists, and musicians, and to the many people who have helped to promote Art at the Point. For more Information or to become a sponsor contact AATP Chairperson Virginia Maier at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Point of Rocks Ruritan has been serving our community for 56 years. Visit our web site to learn more, www.pointofrocks.org The Point of Rocks Ruritan, chartered in 1956, is a chapter of Ruritan National, a non-profit 501(c)4 community service organization, is a 32,000 member organization in over 1,200 local communities dedicated to improving communities and building a better America through Fellowship, Goodwill, and Community Service.