Eureka Arts & Culture Festival!
Time & Location
About The Event
The California Arts Council awarded a grant to the Ink People & City of Eureka as part of its Creative California Communities program. In support of this collaborative project an initiative has been made by The California Arts Council, Ink People, & City of Eureka to represent arts and culture Reviving the HeARTbeat of Eureka’s Waterfront. The grant will be used to initiate a community celebration recognizing the grand opening of the waterfront trail during Eureka Arts & Culture Festival. This festival will take place on Saturday, September 29th integrating arts and culture, and challenge and define local identity through eight uniquely Humboldt interactive benches/sculptures spaced along the length of the Eureka waterfront trail. The community will have the opportunity to celebrate the unveiling of the interactive benches/sculptures as one of colorful happenings. Times are still being discussed.
The hub of the event with take place at Halvorsen Park where our community will sprinkle throughout the park and Waterfront Trail. Each location will be filled with various interactive activities, Kinetic Sculptures, speeder rides, kid’s zone, local food and beer, art talks, performances, dancing, live music and art, discounted water rentals, artistic and cultural vendors, historic walk, roaming entertainment and so much more!
Roll & Stroll is a fund-raising event kicking off the festivities at 10am-12pm with a 2k and 5k for Tri-County Independent Living and Sequoia Park, Old and New Adventures refurbished playground. For more information contact: Charlie Bean at Charlie@tilinet.org or call 707-445-8404; or visit: http://new.ci.eureka.ca.gov/depts/pnr/sequoia_park_improvement.asp
The Ink People Center for the Arts is a community-based, grassroots, artist-run, arts and culture organization that changes lives by connecting the community with resources for cultural development. The City of Eureka will play an important role in this place-making partnership. Through the Community Services, the City will fund the research and development of the interpretive elements which will determine the themes used in the design directive for the place-making project.
If you have interest in participating in this upcoming festival we are filling up the schedule now! Got questions or want to get involved? Please contact the event coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or 707-441-4241.