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All artists and patrons of the arts, check out these Artist Opportunities at the Arts Center. Also included on this page are links to other artistic opportunities..
Community Council for the Arts
Promoting the Arts:  ArtsFest
An Official BBQ Festival on the Neuse Event
May 6, 2017 -- 10 am-7 pm
Download Schedule of Events -- ArtsFest Flyer
                                                                          ArtsFest is provided by Community Council for the Arts under the Big Art Tent and Gazebo located in Pearson Park and on the Park Grounds in front of the Stage during BBQ Festival on the Neuse 2017.

Join us Saturday, May 6, 2017, 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. under the Art Canopy Stage in Pearson Park for live music and entertainment. Come join in this child and family-friendly festival of art, games, and music. Other festivities will be taking place on Gordon Street leading toward and into Pearson Park. This event is funded in part by the NC Arts Council, a State Agency.

Scheduled to Perform for ArtsFest 2016:

Percussion Petting Zoo with musician Steve Gryb -- Sponsored by the Arts Council
Stimulating and hands-on percussion petting zoo with unique instruments for everyone to play between shows. Check show times on the Art Canopy Stage in Pearson Park by downloading the ArtsFest Flyer. For more information about Steve Gryb and his Percussion Petting Zoo, visit his website:

Paperhand Puppet Intervention Group -- Sponsored by Sale Auto Mall
Join our large-scale puppet extravaganza complete with giant puppets, masks, petting zoo and be a participant in the puppet parade. This unique and entertaining group will also perform on the Art Canopy Stage in Pearson Park. Check the ArtsFest Flyer for details and times. For more information about Paperhand Puppet Intervention Group, visit their website:

Click HERE for more Information -- ArtsFest Flyer
Pictures from ArtsFest 2015
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