Old Town Art Festival returns this weekend

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Old Town Art Festival returns this weekend
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By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected]

For arts fans missing the city’s local arts scene during the pandemic, the 18th Annual Alexandria Old Town Art Festival is here to bring work from renowned artists to Old Town’s streets, according to a news release.

This year’s festival will run from Saturday to Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at a new location: John Carlyle Square, 300 John Carlyle St. New safety measures have been put in place to make the outdoor art event safe for patrons. Attendees are required to wear masks and sign up for a time slot online, according to the release. Social distancing will also be enforced between artists and patrons. Patrons can sign up for a time slot at www.ArtFestival.com.

Ranked as one of the top art festivals in the country by Sunshine Artists Magazine, the Old Town Art Festival will feature jewelry, handcrafted apparel, glasswork, photography, ceramics and paintings from local and national artists, according to the release.

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