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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (March 7, 2016) – Creative sparks once again will ignite in young hearts at the 20th Annual Town of Mount Pleasant ArtFest on Saturday, March 12 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. hosted by Mount Pleasant Towne Centre.
ArtFest includes fun FREE activities for the entire family! Hands-on arts and crafts stations will be set up by Art Buzz Kids, Fear No Easel, Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry, and Good Clean Fun.
The Mount Pleasant Artists Guild will present its annual juried art show. Participants also will be entertained by Juilliard-trained mime Willie Shaw along with a Belk’s Kidsfest fashion show and a Lily Pulitzer Mommy and Me fashion show.
Entertainment stations will be offered by South Carolina Aquarium, Homespun Hoops and Bubba the Lowcountry Bubble Man, and everyone is sure to enjoy the sweetgrass basketry exhibit, face painting, caricature drawings, balloon artists, the Mount Pleasant Fire Truck and Mount Pleasant Police Department displays.
Brian Cleary from Y102.5 FM will be introducing a variety of live performances on the main stage on Theater Drive, including Dance Anatomy, Dance Arts Studio, Dance Carolina, Jennie Moore ES Chorus, Legacy Irish Dance Academy, LowCo Suzuki Guitar, Musical Theater Center, Peace Love Hip Hop, and Smalls Institute for Music.
A bonus for hungry bellies: Grimaldi’s Pizzeria will be giving away delicious samples and food vendors will include Linen’s BBQ Shack, King of Pops and Holy City Homemade Italian Ice.
“Mount Pleasant Towne Centre is thrilled to host the 20th Annual ArtFest with the Town of Mount Pleasant,” said Marketing Director Kathi Herrmann. “This is the 16th year we’ve partnered with the Town on this event. As the premiere shopping destination in Mount Pleasant and the Charleston area, this partnership means so much to us as we love being actively involved in the community and providing a gathering place for our residents.”
ArtFest is a free event open to the public with all free activities and entertainment. For more information, visit www.ComeOnOverMP.com, like ArtFest on Facebook, or contact the Towne Centre Management office at 216-9900.
Mount Pleasant Towne Centre is a premier mixed-use lifestyle center in Charleston, South Carolina. The 495,000 square foot open-air shopping center is set on 51 acres with over 70 stores and restaurants and a 16 screen movie theatre. A mix of national, regional and local retailers draw residents and visitors in the Lowcountry to the Mount Pleasant Towne Centre and offer a unique assortment of stores including Belk, REEDS Jewelers, ULTA Beauty, Burtons Grill, P.F. Chang’s China Bistro, Grimaldi’s Pizzeria, Regal Palmetto Grande Cinemas and more. Located on Highway 17, ¼ mile south of the Isle of Palms connector.