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Join us Sunday, May 5, 2019 from 2pm-6pm for Hello Huntersville, the town’s annual music and arts festival! Come ready to sing and dance with local multi-cultural performances on center stage at Veterans Park amphitheater! 2-2:45pm / N. Meck HS & Alexander Middle School Orchestras, 2:45-3:30p / The Connick School of Irish Dance, 3:30-4pm / Aloha Island Hula Girls, 4-4:30p / Epiphony A Cappella, 4:30-6p / School of Rock - Cornelius.

Calling all ages! Ever want to try weaving, mosaic art, painting murals, or making ceramic art? Come help design multiple art projects for the local Huntersville community. These murals & interactive pieces will be made at Hello Huntersville with help from all ages of the community and be placed where Huntersville can continue to enjoy what they helped create! Bring your friends and family to make your own life size image using the famous children’s toy “pin art” with Charlotte artist Lee Baumgarten. Piece together a mural of rural Huntersville making butterflies and flowers with Edith Covarrubias. Place mosaic pieces to form our two new bus stop benches for 115 in downtown with Teresa Hollmeyer. Free art lessons on canvases can be found with Stephen Lursen. Make any design you want in ceramic art with Clayworks. Paint a ceramic tile of “What Does Huntersville Mean to You” with Atrium Health and the Huntersville Public Art Commission. Come ready to shop for Mother’s day with local art vendors as they display their talents selling their artistic mediums in wood, glass, art, clay, jewelry, and more.

The streets will be filled with unique performances and roaming entertainment! Come and join in the drum circle and learn the rhythm and music of African American drumming. Try different musical instruments with Bach to Rock. Hula Hoop with Flow 1212, and watch POI dancers sing and dance. Laugh and have fun with the strolling puppeteers. Don’t let the jugglers fool you with all of their tricks. Walk with your group through the colorful ribbon dancers! Watch aerial performances by Aerial CLT, take your picture with the living statues and try to copy their pose and listen to the soothing music of the ocarina flute players!

Food from OooWee BBQ, Ole Buddy’s Oinker, Taco Green Go, Carolina Smash Truck, Fun Oh Cakes, Kool Cat Ice Cream, LKN Kiwanis Club, Sons of American Legion Squadron 321, & LKN Teen Council, is available for purchase. Beer and wine will also be available for purchase.

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, Huntersville Presbyterian Church 101 S Old Statesville Road.

Event admission, parking, and activities are FREE to the public. For more information, please contact Alison Ahrens, Downtown Events and Facility Coordinator, at 704-766-2253 or aahrens@huntersville.org.

A special thanks to our sponsors!
Arts and Science Council, Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center – Huntersville,
Primal Brewery, Ivybrook Academy, First Float, Renewal by Andersen

This project was made possible, in part, with funding from ASC, and the N.C. Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural & Cultural Resources.