ArtyFest launched in Clintonville
ArtyFest will be held from noon to 11 p.m. at W.A. Olen Park in Clintonville on Saturday, July 27.
The price of admission is $10 in advance or $15 on the day of the event.
There are two ways to purchase tickets in advance: contact the City of Clintonville at 715-823-7600; or purchase via the city’s Paypal Account. Tickets will be delivered via U.S. mail.
Food and beverages will be available all day. Attendees are encouraged to bring something to sit on. There will be lots of picnic tables and park benches, but bringing along a blanket or folding chair is advisable. There will be blankets, small tables and candles available to rent. Food and beverage carry-ins are not allowed. No one under the age of 21 will be allowed into the event, unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
Parking is free and will be available adjacent to both entrances to the Park. There are restrooms located in two park shelters, as well as the American Legion Club that resides inside the event grounds. There will also be additional portable restrooms available on the park grounds.
Several bands will provide entertainment, including The Procrastinators (noon), Georgia Overdrive (2:30 p.m.), Alex Wilson Band (6:30 p.m.) and Johnny Wad (9 p.m.).
Mad Dog & Merrill will provide a special cooking show at 5 p.m.
In addition to the music and grilling show, two of Clintonville’s featured attractions are located adjacent to W.A. Olen Park: the Four Wheel Drive Museum and the Pioneer Park Historical Museum. Both of these museums will be open during the afternoon of the event.
Volleyball nets will be set up in the park, and volleyballs will be available free of charge.
There are also numerous horseshoe pits available for use throughout the park. Horseshoes will also be provided free of charge.
The following vendors will have booths set up during the event:
• Chicken On The Run – Clintonville; Fish, Broaster Chicken, pulled pork and potato wedges
• American Legion Post 63 – Clintonville; Burgers, brats, hot dogs, beer, wine, mixed drinks and Arty’s Old Fashioneds
• Flavor 8 Bottling – New London; multi-flavored soda made with real sugar
• Sidewalk Sales – Throughout Clintonville’s downtown area