ARTSPRING FESTIVAL SCHEDULE:

SaturDAY, MAY 26TH

10 am, Meet at Buxton & Landstreet - History Walk with Chuck Nichols (Sponsored by Friends of the Blackwater)

10-9 pm, Cottrill's Opera House, Thomas: ArtSpring Silent Auction Bidding Continues

11-4, Davis Fire Hall (Outdoors): Farmers and Artisans Market - Presented by Highland Market

11-5 Davis Fire Hall:  Handmade Art Market - featuring works by local artists and artisans. 

11-5pm, Davis Fire Hall: Hands On Art Activities - All Ages, some activities accept donations

  • Lantern Making with Beth Hestick
  • Screen Printing with Charlie Waters, Sponsored by STArt
  • Found Object Printing with Amy Goughnour, sponsored by STArt
  • Typewriter Project -- add a line of poetry to the wall of words

11-5 Front Street Sound Astronauts- an ensemble of live jazz in and around the galleries of Thomas

11:30 am, Art Market Stage, Davis: Young Artist Showcase: Lindsey Hull

12 pm: Art Market Stage, Davis: Live music by Jesse Milnes

1 pm, Cottrill's Opera House, Thomas: Guided Tour

1 pm, Art Market Stage, Davis: Live music by Floyd Cowger

1 pm, Meet at ArtSpring Information Booth, Davis: Fun With Your Camera: A Photo Walk with Ken McCoy

1 pm, The Purple Fiddle, Thomas: Live music by Jason Ring

2 pm, Art Market Stage, Davis: Live music by Josie Martin

2 pm, Cottrill's Opera House, Thomas: Guided Tour

3 pm, Art Market Stage, Davis: Live music by LocalMotive

4 pm, Art Market Stage, Davis: The Travelin' Appalachians Revue

4-6 pm, Mountain State Brewing Company, Thomas: Live Music by The Soda Pop Gypsies

4-6 pm, ThomasYard, Thomas: Live Blues Concert by Two Blue

7 pm, Canaan Valley Resort, Canaan Valley: Murder Mystery Dinner (reservations: canaanresort.com)

6-8 pm, Country Roads Saloon, Thomas: Live Music

6-12am, Mountain State Brewing Company, Thomas: Live Music by RedHawk

6-late, Front Street in Thomas: Thomas Art Walk: 

  • Santangelo: New Paintings and Illustrations by Rosalie Haizlett
  • Front Street Grocers: Bathroom Galleries by Jen Iskow
  • Creature: New Drawings of headless barons, aimless unicorns, and notes from the after life. 
  • Tip Top: Abbie Chessler, Acrylic Paintings now on display, and last look at Joshua Gambetta's Bathroom Galleries.
  • Farm Up Truck: Dinner with Farm Up Truck
  • Lamplight Gallery: Opening reception for "Desert Alchemy" by Landry McMeans
  • White Room: Solo Exhibition by Valerie Joan Taylor and open studios with new work by resident artists
  • Gradient Project Space: "Playgrounds" a solo exhibition by Michelle Kohler

8:30 pm, Wicked Wilderness Pub, Davis: Split String Soup

8:30 pm, Purple Fiddle, Thomas: Driftwood $20