NORWALK, Conn. Its time to get artsy again, Norwalk. The annual SoNo Arts Celebration kicks off with a party this Friday, Aug. 3 at 6 p.m. sharp. With two stages featuring live music, more than 150 artists and more food and drink than you can shake a paintbrush at, it promises to be one of the premier celebrations of the summer.
Three bands get the party started Friday night with appearances on the Main Stage by Norwalk's own funky groovemasters, The Juicy Grapes , The Wondermics and Roots of Creation . And music continues through the weekend, with performances by Satellite Rockers , Chris McDermott and local legend P.J. Pacifico among the highlights.
Dont leave the kids at home, as theres plenty to please them at the street festival. The childrens stage will feature family-friendly acts from the School of Rock, Dre Towey and puppet shows aplenty. In the childrens art playground, kids can be the stars of their own art shows, with puppet making, a mural wall and balloon animals making the scene.
For discerning art lovers, artists from across the country will showcase their original works all weekend long, with nearly every medium represented.
The festival is the perfect canvas on which to paint some colorful summer memories. Admission is free and the celebration happens all weekend. More details, including parking information, are available on the festivals website and Facebook page .
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