11th Annual Delta Arts Festival Today & Tomorrow, downtown Newport

The Delta Arts Festival kicks off today at 1 p.m. in downtown Newport! Over 200 artists, live music, art workshops for kids and adults, literary readings, authors’ corner and much, much more in over a dozen venues. Enjoy trackless train rides (weather permitting) along the route.

Art Show Today from 1 to 6 pm, Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

NOTE: All artists have been moved indoors in case of rain

Venues Include:

M&P Insurance & Investments (art)

Frankie’s Place (Saturday live music)

Associates Closing & Title Building (art)

Shear Magic Building (art)

Iron Mountain Depot (art)

Fearless Building (art) formerly Fred’s Grill next to the First Baptist Church Family Life Center

First Baptist Church Gym, Fellowship Hall, Foyer & Upstairs (art)

Jackson County Library (literary readings)

Grimes Building (adult art workshops)

Newport Business Resource Center (art)

Postmaster Spirits (beer garden, ghost tours & tastings)

Merchants & Planters Bank Lobby (authors)

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Parish Hall (art)

First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall (art)

First United Methodist Church Sunday School (children’s art contest and kids’ art workshops)

Maps will be provided at all venues to help you along the route!

Check out the Rock n Roll Highway 67 Museum upstairs at the Newport Business Resource Center.

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