Holiday Arts Tour starts today! Tonight, from 5-8pm, stores will have extended hours, with artists on site, selling their artwork. Visit our Holiday Arts Tour facebook page for all the details, and scroll through our blog posts here to see features on all the participating artists. Tomorrow’s Tour hours are from 2-5, with music kicking off at 5:15 at Turbo Goat. Saturday will expand to include artists’ studios and Chalk the Walk from 11-5, with music at Sundown at 5:15. Sunday’s hours are 11-5, with Sprout Sunday activities at select studios from noon-4.
Another special part of tonight’s Main Street Christmas Open House, is the drawing for tickets to Saturday’s LA Tech home game: 2 people will win a 4-pack of tickets to this weekend’s game that begins at 3pm. It’s the last game of the season, and the Dawgs are on a roll! When you visit participating merchants (including the Tour stop at the Dixie Center for the Arts) be sure to register for the ticket giveaway. The winners will be drawn tonight at the closing of Open House.
In case you’re just joining us, this weekend is NCLAC’s 15th annual Holiday Arts Tour, and is a celebration of the arts in north central Louisiana. Over 35 artists, plus 10 musical acts, located at 24 locations around Lincoln Parish, with activities for children and shopping galore– it’s an entertaining weekend for arts enthusiasts.
In addition to merchants playing hosts to our region’s talented artists, several of the stores are offering sales on their own merchandise for the Arts Tour weekend. The Chartreuse Pear will have a 20% off sale on Bella Notte Linens, both In Stock & Custom Orders, from November 16th- 30th. On Saturday, Rosemary’s Kitchen will have several local musicians playing live music. This will also be Sample Saturday at Rosemary’s; come by to sample some of their treats and mixes and enjoy snacks and hot cider on the deck. Lewis Boutique will be having a Holiday Arts Tour Sale this weekend, with all colored jeans 30% off, and all coats and sweaters 25% off. Fine Line Art Supply will have 50% off large prints, 25% off stretched canvas, and 25% off oil and acrylic paints.