ArtSoup slated for June 28; particants invited to sign up

Elk River’s annual ArtSoup festival is slated for 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, June 28, in downtown Elk River.

“It’s our 10th anniversary and we are expecting a huge crowd for this regional, community festival,” stated a press release from Elk River Area Arts Alliance. “We are looking for vendors, artists, sponsors, food vendors and attendees!”

For more information and to register, see, visit the “Artsoup” Facebook page or call the Alliance (609 Main St.) at 763-441-4725.

ArtSoup will include:

•Community, artist and business marketplace.
•Juried art exhibit.
•Kids and teens art exhibits.
•On stage, Brazilian drum band, bluegrass, folk, traditional Irish, kids music, theater, dance and other entertainment.
• Mobile Film Fest contest.
• T-shirt design contest.
• Book crawl with authors for both kids and adults.
• Poetry slam.
• Sidewalk poetry.
• Sidewalk chalk art.
• Kids activity tent.
•Fabulous food from local restaurants and food trucks.
• Shuttle buses.
• New demonstrations and presentations.
• Artist and vendor booths.