June 14, 15, & 16 – FREE
In Columbia MD LakeFest 2013 kicks off with live entertainment throughout the weekend, including Squonk Opera residency and Son Tropical finale, LakeFest is a jam-packed event that kicks off the annual 16-day Festival. A three-day celebration of the arts at the Columbia lakefront, it is FREE to the public and kicks off the 2013 Columbia Festival of the Arts, June 14 through 29. Come on down with the whole family to enjoy the entertainment, interactive activities and, of course, the fabulous festival food fare!
Located along LakeFest grounds
Friday, June 14, 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 15, Noon – 9:00 p.m.
Sunday, June 16, Noon – 7:00 p.m.
ArtPark – Fine Art & Crafts Show & Sale
Our juried invitational show returns with 60 extraordinary artisans displaying and selling their one-of-a-kind artwork representing a breadth of media including functional and wearable art at a wide range of prices. Booths located throughout the LakeFest grounds.
”Talbot River” Nancy Davis (oil)
ArtWorks – A Fine Art Exhibit
Something for Everyone
Artwork, Books, Sidewalk Sale & Demonstrations
Artists’ Gallery – American City Building
Opening Wine & Cheese Reception Friday
Friday, June 14, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Saturday, June 15, 10:00 a.m. – Dusk
Sunday, June 16, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Presented in partnership with Howard County Tourism & Promotion
Enter the 9th annual Chalk-It-Up street painting contest to win cash prizes —
$750 First / $500 Second / $250 Third – plus two “Best of Day” Awards $100 each!
Registration Fee: $12 includes chalk.
Squonk Opera GO Roadshow
Drawing from the great American history of traveling circuses, holiday parades and medicine shows, GO Roadshow is a musical street spectacle on wheels that opens up like a mechanical blossom – a music and art mobile with truck-horn calliope, a wall of rotors, and a spinning grand piano. Multiple performances throughout the weekend!
KidzArt – FREE Arts and Crafts
Saturday, June 15 & Sunday, June 16
Children are invited to explore the visual arts with unique activities led by KidzArt, Howard County’s celebrated advocates of child creativity. Each session will last approximately 45 minutes. On-site registration is required as space is limited.
Don’t miss our special father and child Hats off to Dad project at 12:30 and 3:30 p.m. on Sunday!
Silk Sharpie Scarves – Friends’ Night Out!
Bring a friend, or group of friends, and let your creativity flow while enjoying, if you wish, a glass of Walla Walla, Washington, wine in the Art for Adults tent. While sipping a glass of Radius served in a “vintage” Wine in the Woods glass, learn how to make a one-of-a-kind, beautiful and colorful silk scarf.
All Materials Included: One scarf $15 or two scarves for $25. Optional $3 per glass of wine and souvenir wine glass.
Friday, June 14, 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 15, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Live music all weekend long on the Lake Stage.
For Additional Information visit: http://columbiafestival.com/lakefest/
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