Join artists and merchants for ‘Promenade d’Art’ Sat.

Saturday is the big day for the second annual Franklin art walk, “Promenade d’art de Franklin.”

It will be held in downtown Franklin from 6-9 p.m.

The route will begin at Jackson Street and Main Street at Chez Hope and end near Willow Street.

Artists will be on both sides of Main Street and wayfinding easles will be placed in front of three buildings. An informational booth will be available featuring Franklin Main Street paraphernalia as well as the artist lineup. Entries are no longer being accepted.

Art work featuring the St. Louis Cathedral adapted from an original painting will be raffled off and tickets will be sold for $1 to help support art walk awards next year.

A student jazz quartet from the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts will perform outdoors in central downtown. Hors deouvres and refreshments will be served. Preferred attire is white linen or cotton.

Participating artists and merchants are as follows:

Chez Hope – Mark Judice

The Lamp Post – Suzanne Wiltz, Ladaisha Bowles, Rhonda Lanclos, Gerald Judice

Merle Norman – Laura Zuniga

Pavillion tent near the band – Linda Balderas

Floors, Etc. – Michelle Blanc

Four Seasons Furniture Store – Becky Clements

Meyer’s Shoe Store – Martha Gomez, Caroline Simoneaux

Fad’s News Stand – Kelly Martin

Main Street Café – Ruby Newcomb, Darnelle Delcambre, Margaret Melancon, Tony Cutrera

Argus Spa – Carla Hostetter, Catherine Siracusa, Sarah Picard

Kramer Building – Chelsea Touchet, Kadeshia Bellard, Emmanuel Landry, Rachel Bonin

Scelfo’s – Jon Eenigenburg

Acadiana Works, Inc. – Neil Minor, Suhayla Chirdon, Gail Drinkwater

Award categories are Best of Show, a special recognition plaque from the Main Street program and $100 cash award, and ribbons and certificates for first, second and third place as well as honorable mention plaques.

St. Mary Now & Franklin Banner-Tribune

Franklin Banner-Tribune
P.O. Box 566, Franklin, LA 70538
Phone: 337-828-3706
Fax: 337-828-2874

Morgan City Daily Review
P.O. Box 948, Morgan City, LA 70381
Phone: 985-384-8370
Fax: 985-384-4255

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