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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (February 23, 2018) – Creativity will be overflowing in young hearts at the 22nd Annual Town of Mount Pleasant ArtFest on Saturday, March 10 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 Back Porch Art, Fear No Easel, Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry, Art-Vark Palette, and more.The Mount Pleasant Artists Guild will present its annual juried art show. Festival participants are encouraged to stop by their exhibit and cast votes for the People’s Choice Award.Good Clean Fun will teach circus arts like plate spinning and juggling, and their unique pedal-powered spin art activity is one you want to be sure to check out. A wonderful butterfly on stilts will amaze the crowd!Activity stations will be offered by Towne Centre stores and restaurants including Athleta, CycleBar, Grimaldi’s Pizzeria, Lily Rain, TCBY Frozen Yogurt and Southern Living Store. Other free activities will include face painting, caricature drawings, and balloon art. The Mount Pleasant Fire Department will have a fire truck onsite, which children always enjoy seeing up close and personal!Brian Cleary from Y102.5 FM will emcee for a variety of performances including The Dance Arts Studio, Bach to Rock, Charleston Folk Contra Dancers, I3M Inspirational Male Mime Ministry, Jennie Moore Elementary Mini Monarchs and Chorus, Legacy Irish Dance Academy, LowCo Suzuki Guitar, Musical Theater Center, Only Imagine Dance Studio, Palmetto Sport Karate, Peace Love Hip Hop, Smalls Institute for Music & Youth Leadership, and Town of Mount Pleasant Unified Hip Hop.A bonus for hungry bellies: Towne Centre’s own Burtons Grill will be sampling menu items. Plus, there will be other snacks available from Dave N Dubs Hot Dogs, Happy Thai Food Truck, Holy City Homemade Italian Ice, King of Pops, SPUN Charleston, Kona Ice, and Trolly Dolly Treats.“Mount Pleasant Towne Centre is thrilled to host the 22nd Annual ArtFest with the Town of Mount Pleasant,” said marketing director Kathi Herrmann. “This is the 18th year we’ve partnered with the Town on this event. As the premier shopping destination in the Mount Pleasant-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 ExperienceMountPleasant.com.Mount Pleasant Towne Centre is an open-air fashion center located at HWY. 17N, south of the Isle of Palms Connector in Mount Pleasant, S.C. Towne Centre is home to more than 60 stores, including many retailers and restaurants exclusive to the market, such as Apricot Lane, Arhaus, Athleta, Burtons Grill, Grimaldi’s Pizzeria, Hairy Winston Pet Boutique, Lily Rain, Napa Mount Pleasant, P.F. Chang’s, Soft Surroundings and Southern Living Store. Visit the website at mtpleasanttownecentre.com or follow Mount Pleasant Towne Centre on Facebook and Instagram.