WHAT: ARTSFEST—a celebration that kicks-off the United Arts of Central Florida campaign. Presented by Bank of America and sponsored by the Orlando Sentinel, Progress Energy and the International Drive Improvement District, ArtsFest includes 244 free arts and cultural events held in 54 locations throughout Lake, Orange, Osceola, and Seminole Counties. ArtsFest provides you with a little taste of everything the arts community has to offer in your own backyard!
WHEN: Thursday, February 1 – Sunday, February 11, 2007
PRICE: From silly to sublime, it’s included in ArtsFest for free! Reservations are required for some events and must be made in advance. Check the schedule or Web site for details on individual events.
Events: For information and a full schedule of events, please visit redchairproject.com, pick up a schedule of events at any local Bank of America banking center or call the Orlando/Orange County Convention and Visitors Center at 407.363.5816.
Kickoff: Join us for the free ArtsFest Community kick-off on February 1, 2007 for a special Popcorn Flick! Starting at 6pm at Central Park in Winter Park, enjoy over 30 arts and cultural organizations before the movie starts at 7pm. Free popcorn will be provided as we show Jim Henson’s The Muppet Movie.
Sponsors: Bank of America, Orlando Sentinel, Progress Energy, International Drive Improvement District, Orlando/Orange County Convention & Visitors Bureau, WKMG – Local 6, WDBO, and funded in part by State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Arts Council, and the National Endowment for the Arts.
For additional information please visit www.unitedarts.cc