Each year NCLAC strives to make downtown Ruston more lively for this early winter weekend. The event is an economic booster for visual and performing artists as they perform and sell their works amidst holiday shoppers.
Features on each of our artists through this link throughout the month of November.
Schedule of events:
Friday, Dec. 2, 2016
Artists on site in each participating shop; People’s Choice voting from 5-9.
Performing Arts: Rhapsody Quartet, a cappella harmony, at House of Flowers
Performing Arts: Cain Budds, classical guitar, at Trenton Interiors & Co.
Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016
Artists on site in each participating shop; People’s Choice voting from 10-4.
Sprout Hour, free art activities for children, at Railroad Park
Art Battle, live art-making competition, at Railroad Park — vote and bid on your favorite!
Demonstration: Shannan Inman, calligraphy, at Sue Paperie
Performing Arts: Grassfire, bluegrass, at Cotton Top Print Shop
11:30 – 12:15
Demonstration: Lacey Stinson, life drawing, at Beau Monde
Performing Arts: Tech Theatre Players, street theatre, at RE/MAX Realty
Demonstration: Jim Huckabay, watercolor, at Main St. Exchange
Demonstration: Todd Cloe, woodturning, at Railway Coffee
Demonstration: Raluca Iancu, needle felting, at Frame of Mind
Performing Arts: Ionian Trio, dulcimer ensemble, at Townsend House Gifts
People’s Choice voting ends. Get your ballot in the box at Studio 301 before 4!
Performing Arts: Implosion Percussion, percussion ensemble, at Sundown Tavern
The following artists and merchants will be participating in the 19th annual Holiday Arts Tour, December 2-3, 2016:
HOLIDAY ARTS TOUR (HAT) is a juried arts market. Only unique, original works of the highest quality will be accepted. Submissions will be shown to a committee that will determine if and where an artist will be placed with a merchant. We strive to offer a variety of media and price points for the public.