For your entertainment at ArtSoup on Saturday

The Pistol Whippin’ Party Penguins play at 4 p.m. on the Great River stage.

The Pistol Whippin’ Party Penguins play at 4 p.m. on the Great River stage.

 

There’s much to do, see, smell, taste and hear at ArtSoup on Saturday in downtown Elk River, beginning 10 a.m.

Besides the all-day entertainment featuring national performers on stage, the day’s other features include:

•Shuttle buses each half-hour from the high school.
•Artist, business and nonprofit vendors.

Brazilian Drum Band takes the stage at 3 p.m.

Brazilian Drum Band takes the stage at 3 p.m.

•Mobile Film Fest.
•Kids Activity Tent.
•T-Shirt Design Contest. You can buy 2014 T-shirts.
•Chalk Art Contest. Sign up at the festival (chalk provided).

Paddy O’Brien and Erin Hart will take part in Authors Crawl. O’Brien will also entertain.

Paddy O’Brien and Erin Hart will take part in Authors Crawl. O’Brien will also entertain.

•Poetry Slam. Open mic, sign up at the festival.
•Sidewalk Poetry. No need to sign up; come with a short poem.
•Book Crawl in businesses (see below).
•Demonstration Tent. Seven artists demonstrating and selling their art.
•Juried Art Exhibit. Interesting art with judges picking a winner.
•Kids and teens art exhibit
•Street musician.
•Face painting.
•Sidewalk sale at Kemper Drug.
•Local restaurants and food trucks (see below).
•Wine and beer vendors (see below).
•Community perf-ormers on community stage.
•Performers and authors on Kids Stage (see below).

GREAT RIVER ENERGY STAGE
•Z Juggling Rosenschnoz (Kids) … 12-12:45 p.m.
•Paddy O’Brien & Chulrua (Traditional Irish) … 1-1:45 p.m.
•Dennis Warner & the D’s (Folk, Family) … 2-2:45 p.m.
•Recognition of Winners … 2:45-3 p.m.
•Batucada de Norte (Brazilian Drum Band) …3-3:45 p.m.
•Pistol Whippin’ Party Penguins (Bluegrass, Blues, Folk) … 4-6 p.m.

Local entertainment includes the Elk River German Band, slated for 12:30 p.m.

Local entertainment includes the Elk River German Band, slated for 12:30 p.m.

PEDALING FOR PENNIES COMMUNITY STAGE
•Elk River Community Theatre … 10:30-11:15 p.m.
•Dance Caravan … 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
•Elk River German Band … 12:30-1:15 p.m.
•Poetry Slam … 1:30-2:15 p.m.
•Signature School of Music … 2:30-3:15 p.m.
•Pedaling for Pennies … 3:30-4 p.m.

SIGNATURE SCHOOL OF MUSIC STAGE
•Bob Fulton … 10:30-11 a.m.
•Wes Erwin … 11:30 a.m. to noon
•Signature School of Music … 12-12:45 p.m.
• Greg Bancroft … 1-1:30 p.m.
• North Ballet Junior … 2-2:30 p.m.
• Bob Fulton 2:30-3 p.m.
• Dennis Warner … 3:30-4 p.m.

An offering from Hibachi.

An offering from Hibachi.

DEMONSTRATION TENT
•Wood Carver: John Toomer
•Spoon Wood Carver: Yuri Moldenhauer
•Glass Painter & Jewelry Maker: Julie Caird
•Weaver: Kathryn Grafsgaard
•Tie Dye: Joy Reichel
• Wine & Canvas Painting: TBA
•Pottery: Chad Briggs 
(Clay Studio inside the Arts Alliance)

One of the new food vendors this year is Taste of Target Field’s food truck.

One of the new food vendors this year is Taste of Target Field’s food truck.

BOOK CRAWL
You can visit the following authors at the stores indicated.
Arts Alliance — C.S. Yelle, young adult paranormal and fantasy, noon to 2 p.m. … Colin Nelson, mystery, 2-4 p.m.
McCoy’s — Marilyn Rausch and Mary Donlon, mystery, noon to 2 p.m. … Paddy O’Brien and Erin Hart, memoir and mystery, 2-4 p.m.
Diamond City — Barbara Deese, mystery, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. … Nick Hupton, young adult, 1-3 p.m.
Kemper Drug — Carla Hagen, fiction, 10 a.m. to noon … Kate St. Vincent Vogl, memoir, noon to 2 p.m. … Pat Dennis, humorous mystery, 2-4 p.m.

An offering from Sugar Shack

An offering from Sugar Shack

Kids Tent — Bob Fulton, 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. … Wes Erwin 11:30 a.m. … Greg Bancroft, 1 p.m. … Dennis Warner, 3:30 p.m.
Main Stage — O’Brien and Hart, 1-1:45 p.m. … Warner, 2-2:45 p.m.

FOOD VENDORS
Food trucks — Sugar Shack, Kettle Korn House, Hibachi Daruma, Pour Wine & Bistro, Harvest Grill, Taste of Target Field
Local restaurants — Sunshine Depot, Pompeii Pizza, Club Euphoria, McCoy’s and McCoy’s Beer Garden, Diamond City, Daddy O’s

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