The Ponca City Art Association, also known as City Arts, is hosting the City Arts Crawl on Friday, September 11 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. and on Saturday, September 12 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The “Crawl” will take place on Grand Ave. from Fifth Street to First Street on the North and South sidewalks in front of participating businesses and encompassing Veteran’s Plaza.
The very talented Avery Gehm will be performing live in Veteran’s Plaza on Saturday from 12 p.m.-3 p.m. and Dapper Dog will also be setting up to serve downtown patrons for this occasion.
Several downtown businesses are co-hosting this “Crawl” and they include Liles & Co., Honey Bee, Sugar Lips, Vortex Brewing, PC Provisions, Cast Iron Co., Cherokee Strip Company, The Doodle Academy, Anderson & Co., Grand Cafe’ and Whimsy just to name a few that are participating. Many of these businesses will be serving beer and wine to of age patrons during the Arts Crawl.
PC provisions will be having Wing Night on Friday, September 11, starting at 6 p.m. and will be featuring Artist Carlene C. Wallace.
Local, state and regional artists are invited to participate at this event for $50 per artist. Depending on the business and artist, booths will be set up to sell their art either inside or outside of the businesses.
Masks and safe, social distancing will be strongly encouraged at this event. City Arts will provide masks to those needing them and will have hand sanitizer placed conveniently throughout the four block area.
“Elaine Armstrong, our very own in-house artist is involved in this event as well and she is an incredibly talented painter. Watercolor is her specialty. She brings light and warmth into our studio and we are happy to have her as a member.” said Hayley Harrison of Ponca City Arts Association.
“This is an event we are looking forward to and it is our hope that it will be advantageous for our artists and artisans and enjoyable and socially safe for our patrons.” added Harrison.
City Arts is excited to host this fun and safe Arts Crawl to help promote the visual arts in our community. Please call 580-765-9746 or email email@example.com if you would like to participate as an artist or business, or if you have any questions, comments or concerns regarding the upcoming City Arts Crawl in downtown Ponca City.