Art, Music and More on Tap at Violet Crown Spring Festival!
Art, music, food and lots of free kids’ activities? Violet Crown Spring Festival has it all! Mark your calendars for Saturday, May 7th from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This fun festival will be in the west-side parking lot of Brentwood Elementary School (6700 Arroyo Seco, access from Yates). Admission is free.
The festival – staged by Violet Crown Community Works (VCCW) — will feature local art and craft vendors, family fun, children’s activities, live music, and refreshments. The festival’s major sponsors are Burnet Road Storage, Grande Communications, DPS Credit Union, Dave’s Ultimate Automotive, Snapology and Juice Homes.
The schedule of entertainment will include music from Feet First, Jungle Jill and the Jaybirds, Fingers and Lips, the Ron Titter Band, Punch Card and Don Leady’s Rockin’ Revue. Children will have the opportunity to meet and learn from the Tree Man, who is a wonder and delight for all ages.
Other offerings include face painting, life-sized Jenga and chess, hula-hoops, legos, different craft stations, and ladder golf.
Refreshment vendors include Amy’s Ice Creams, Domino Dogs, Fire and Slice Pizza and Jack Hates Coffee.
This spring’s festival is the 16th neighborhood event VCCW has coordinated since 2003. The event will again showcase the best of local music; food and arts; neighborhood history; community resources; and family activities. Proceeds from the festival will benefit projects in the Brentwood and Crestview communities. This year’s silent auction and raffle will benefit the McCallum band.
In addition to the festival’s major sponsors, other sponsors include SOLArt Designs, Toybrary, Dias Market, Barnstormer’s Studio, Crestview Neighborhood Association, artist Chris Chappell and Brentwood Neighborhood Association.
Parking is limited, so attendees are encouraged to walk or cycle to the festival.
Violet Crown Community Works is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization based in Austin, Texas, helping build and sustain community in Brentwood and Crestview by supporting neighborhood enhancement projects and events. Information on past beneficiaries of VCCW funds is available on the “projects” page of the group’s website.
For more information, visit http://violetcrowncommunity.org