Old Town San Diego Art Festival Will Be Held on October 5 & 6

| September 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

The streets of Historic Old Town San Diego transform into an art extravaganza at this year’s Old Town San Diego Art Festival, Saturday, October 5 and Sunday, October 6 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The Old Town Chamber of Commerce invites guests to experience a world full of colorful art, live music, international food and exotic wines. Stroll down San Diego Avenue as the streets are filled with a variety of artists, food, wine, and entertainment. Feast your eyes on elaborate displays of paintings, sculptures, ceramics, jewelry, and furniture while you fascinate your taste buds with delicious cuisine. Free to the public, the Old Town Art Festival offers something for everyone.

In addition to guest artists, Old Town artists will also be participating in the Old Town Art Festival. Dave and Diane Lowery established their glass blowing studio and gallery, Lowery’s Hot Glass in Old Town San Diego, in March of 1995. It is located at 3985 Harney Street. Since then they have created thousands of blown pieces of glass and their work can be found all over the world. Early in their careers they began experimenting with lighting and by the turn of the century it became their focus. Today Lowery”s Hot Glass is famous for their custom lighting designs which include island and entry pendants, wall sconces and chandeliers. All colors are matched to choices of their customer. They also have atoledo managed to collect a tremendous amount of sculpted and blown glass which can be found in their amazing glass shop which is open to the public every day.

Kids are sure to be entertained throughout the weekend with the 2nd Annual Youth Artist Competition. Kids are invited to bring their original works of art to display for festival goers and judges alike. Local artists and instructors will also be on hand to lead your kids through interactive crafts and activities so that your children can discover their true artistic abilities.

You can experience an array of colorful art, live music, international food and exotic wines at this two-day festival. This is sure to be a memorable weekend for people of all ages and backgrounds. For more information, call (619) 233.5008 or visit www.OldTownArtFestival.com.

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