ArtSoup

  Rain in the forecast held off long enough for most of Elk River’s annual ArtSoup festival to be completed June 28 as hundreds of patrons enjoyed art work, singers, bands, a juggler, children’s activities, authors, and wine and food from many vendors, while purchasing the works of a wide variety creative people. Here are [...]

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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 [...]

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  Elk River’s annual (formerly bi-annual) ArtSoup festival was held last Saturday interrupted by one big downpour around noon and intermittent showers later. Patrons of all ages seemed to be having a pretty good time in between enjoying food, music and art. ArtSoup is a celebration of local artists, craftsmen and musicians. It features a [...]

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  Elk River Area Arts Alliance’s annual ArtSoup Juried Art Show is on display at the gallery through June 22. This show, which opened May 22, represents some of the outstanding talent in the area in oils, watercolors, photography, glass and fiber, and many of the pieces are for sale. The prize winners will be [...]

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by Britt Aamodt Contributing writer Sue Seeger was one of two women in the welding class at Anoka-Hennepin Technical College. This was the 1990s. She had left a job in business, she was over 30, and she was a student again. “My original idea was more businessy,” said Seeger. “I thought, well, I’ll learn how [...]

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A History Day event will be held in Elk River in conjunction with the ArtSoup festival on Saturday, June 15. Events include: •10 a.m. to noon: An old town ball game at Handke Stadium, 1170 Main St. •1 p.m.: A fashion show by the Living History Society in downtown Elk River. •2 p.m.: Best historic [...]

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