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.