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Hello Huntersville

New Date & Time!

Join us Sunday, May 7 from 2pm-6pm for Hello Huntersville, the town’s annual music and arts festival! 

Regional art vendors will display their talents throughout the streets selling their artistic mediums in wood, glass, art, clay, jewelry, and more. 
Multi-cultural performances will be on the main stage for 2017 as follows: 
2:00- Drums 4 Life / 3:00- The Connick School of Irish Dance / 4:00- Aloha Island Hula Girls / 5:00- Latin Music Quartet

Learn how to play in a drumming circle with Drums 4 Life from 3-4pm outside Fire Station 1
Aloha Island Hula Girls will be roaming the event grounds from 5-6pm teaching the crowd how to hula dance, limbo, and to take pictures.
Enjoy the roaming mime, hoop dancer, and Native American stories and artifacts by Ramona Moore Big Eagle.  
Stop by and see Charlotte artist Lee Baumgarten’s sculpture made from electrical wire donated by Duke Energy.
Woodpecker Products will be carving wood into figures and designs asked for by the audience.
Take a selfie in front of the graffiti wall created at Hello Huntersville 2016, we will also have our own custom Snapchat Geofilter! 

Free art activities (thanks to our sponsors) can be found with Donna Downey Studios, Red Calaca Studio, Noah’s Art, Painting with a Twist, Clayworks, and Bree Stallings community mural project. Other performances throughout the event will include: Aerial CLT, music by “Who Carez” at Crafty Beer Guys and in the Arts and Cultural Center local groups will perform live Community School of the Arts Ensemble: 3:00 and a Puppet Show: 4:30.    

Fire Station 1 is featuring STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) activities provided by local STEM businesses. Local schools will be displaying their students’ artwork and creating live demos of projects at the event. Find free activities including puppet shows, face painting, henna tattoos, dunk tank, wall climb, slide, obstacle course, SpringFree Trampoline, and more!   

Food from Smokey J’s, JJs Red Hots, Fun Oh Cakes, Kool Cat Ice Cream, cheese fries by Sons of American Legion Squadron 321, and pretzels by LKN Kiwanis Club, is available for purchase. Purchase wine from CABO Winery & Dover Vineyards or beer from Crafty Beer Guys & Primal Brewery.    

Parking for the event will be located at the following places: Town Center Parking Garage 105 Gilead Road, Huntersville Elementary 200 Gilead Road, Robert B. Blythe Building 102 Gilead Road, First Baptist Church of Huntersville 121 N. Old Statesville Road.

 

    

       

This project was made possible, in part, with funding from ASC, the N.C. Arts Council, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources, and the national Endowment for the Arts, which believe that a great nation deserves great art. Visit the Arts and Science Council website


Special Thanks Sponsors!

 






   
     


NOTE: Traffic will be detoured through the Downtown area before, during and immediately after this event.

Parking for the event will be located at the following places: 

Town Center Parking Garage -105 Gilead Road

Huntersville Elementary - 200 Gilead Road 

First Baptist Church of Huntersville -119 N. Old Statesville Road

Huntersville ARP Church - 200 N. Old Statesville Road

Robert B. Blythe Building - 102 Gilead Road