City’s Art Walk is Sept. 28; artists, authors and activities
The City of Franklin Main Street Program will host the Fourth Annual Promenade d’art de Franklin (Franklin Art Walk) on Main Street Sept. 28 from 3-6 p.m.
Look for the “Official Art Walk Venue” posters that will be in each merchant’s front window. Additionally, participants may go to The Lamp Post to get a free Art Walk souvenir fan. The fan lists the venues, the artists and authors that are participating in the Art Walk.
Music by Alfred Hill, Ted Foulcard and Jada Hawkins will begin at 3:30 p.m. and last until 5:30 p.m. on the Hanagriff’s lot on Main Street.
This year’s Art Walk will include several authors. Rhonda Dennis is the author of the “Green Bayou” novel Series; Lynn Shurr is the author of “Mardi Gras and Sinners” series. Roger Stouff will have signed copies of his new novel “A Divide Beyond Reason.” Bring your books and get them signed, or you can purchase them that day and get them signed.
Shadowlawn will host Parker Felterman who is the 14-year-old author of “The Revolver.” There will be music by The Bayou Saxophone Ensemble, an eight-piece saxophone group from Thibodaux. St. Mary Landmarks Society will display political posters of past Franklin elections at Teche Ridge Office Supply, which will showcase Franklin’s contribution to Louisiana politics.
Techeland Arts Council will host Une Assemblée de Connaisseurs d’Art (A Gathering of Art Connoisseurs) from 3- 6 p.m. at The Lamp Post. Techeland Arts Council will share its purpose, people, pictures and pieces of its production No Hitchin’.
The Miss Harvest Moon Festival Pageant will begin at 6:30 p.m. at The Teche Theatre for the Performing Arts on Main Street. Admission is $5. The pageant is sponsored by the City of Franklin, the Franklin Merchants Association and the St. Mary Parish Lions Club. Participants will be able to spot the Miss Harvest Moon Festival Pageant contestants and visiting queens from around the state at the Art Walk by their modern-day, Southern belle attire of interview suits and large hats or tiaras.
For more information about the pageant, contact Pageant Director Susan K. Thibodaux at 337-578-7854.