Youth arts festival to be held in Dillsboro

The fifth annual Youth Arts Festival will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sept. 22 at the Green Energy Park in Dillsboro.

A cooperative effort between the Green Energy Park and Western Carolina University’s School of Art and Design, this year’s Youth Arts festival will feature painting, weaving and chalk art projects. Participants can also throw pots, do printmaking, clay hand-building, craft-making from recycled materials and parade with the famous GEP Trash Dragon. On the performance stage, there will be at least two bands and three dance troupes starting at 10 a.m.

www.jcgep.org/youth-arts.html, www.facebook.com/JCGEP, or call 828.631.0271.

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