ELLENVILLE – Paint the Town Blue, a celebratory event to support the Ellenville community, brings Hudson Valley artists and live music to Ellenville, NY on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 (rain date: Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016).
Sponsored by Find Ellenville, and the Ellenville and Wawarsing Youth Commission, this free event will feature a sidewalk chalk competition and live music from Hudson Valley Bluegrass Express from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Local artists of all skill levels are invited to enter the competition and take to the pavement to show off their colorful creations.
Registration begins at the Hunt Memorial Building at 10 a.m. followed by the drawing period from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Liberty Square.
All ages are welcome to join and children under 5 can explore their creative side in the kid-friendly section, which will not be judged. Participants must bring and use their own non-oil based washable chalk.
The public is invited to watch artists create their masterpieces and vote for their favorite from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Prizes include: two tickets to Shadowland Stages (ages 21+), $25 gift certificate to Tony’s & Nick’s Italian Kitchen (ages 12-18) and an Artist Gift Pack (ages 6-12). Hudson Valley Bluegrass Express will take the stage from 3 – 5 p.m. in front of the Hunt Memorial Building.