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16th Annual OFFCenter’s Folk Art Festival

  • Presented By: OFFCenter Community Arts Project
  • Dates: September 30, 2018
  • Location: Robinson Park
  • 810 Copper Ave, NW, Downtown, Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: (505) 247-1172
  • Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Price: FREE
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Overview

A full day of spontaneous fun for the whole family celebrating everyday arts!

FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS
— Over 100 local arts and crafts vendors selling affordable, hand-made creations.
— Giant Puppet Parade at NOON - everyone's welcome to participate!*
— Make art in our Giant Art Tent for kids and families — filled to the brim with projects and supplies. Magic, face painting, fortune telling and more!
— Live perfomances by local musicians! 
— Special Puppet Play Performance at 12:45 pm in the “Puppet Zone"
— Afternoon performances by OFFCenter's weekly iCreate Guitar and Ukulele workgroup participants
— Food by local food truck vendors.

LIVE PERFORMANCES:
10 am - 10:45 am / SAUDADE
Brazilian Jazz, Samba, Bossa and Cape Verdean Grooves

11 am - 11:45 am / THREE ON A MATCH
An International Kabarett Trio playing Music between the World Wars.

12 Noon / GIANT PUPPET PARADE
Everyone Welcome to Participate!
If you want to carry a puppet in our parade, enter the park at 8th Street and Central Ave, and follow the signs to meet in the Puppet Zone (across from our Information Booth.) Meet at 11 am to pick out your puppet, costume, get your face painted to participate in Giant Puppet Parade at noon!

1:00 pm - 1:45 pm / THE PORTER DRAW
Alternative Country/Americana homegrown in Albuquerque

3:00 - 3:45 pm / SHERRI & THE EX-HUSBANDS
Standard Rock and R&B HIts led by Sherri Gonzales' powerful voice.

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