Pasco’s newest family-focused event will help bring arts to the community, while supporting Gulfside Hospice’s patients and families.
The Charity Festival of Arts benefiting Gulfside Hospice is planned for Saturday, April 17 from 10 am to 5 pm at Land O’ Lakes Heritage Park. The event will feature a local talent showcase and art competition for all ages, along with vendors, exhibits and kids’ activities. Admission is $5 per person, ages 3 and up, and face masks will be required. Entry includes access to the activities and demonstrations provided by vendors, “take and make” projects, and live entertainment on stage from local talent groups.
Groups and individuals are welcome to submit a Talent Showcase Application with audition videos to be part of the Talent Showcase by April 9. Performances up to 15 minutes can include vocal, dance, instrumental, comedy, band, and more.
Artists of all ages can enter the Art Competition by submitting an Art Competition Entry Form with a photo of their artwork by April 9. Fees are $5 per entry, up to 3 entries per person. First, second and third place winners will be chosen in five categories: K - 5th grade, 6th - 8th grade, 9th - 12th grade, Adult Amateur and Adult Professional. Mediums of art may include painting, sculpture, drawing, collage, and more (photography not included).
Entry forms and vendor information are available online at www.CharityFestivalOfArts.org or by contacting Leesa Fryer at 727-845-5707 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Proceeds from the event will benefit Gulfside Hospice to help provide patient care and bereavement services to more than 650 patients and families every day.