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Get Your Chalk On

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Due to inclement weather, the Chalk Festival has been postponed, with the rain date set for September 2. Check Craft Alliance's Facebook page for updates. Original post follows: Those who lament the days when lovingly crafted chalk doodles -- nay, masterpieces -- on driveways of childhood homes went unnoticed before fading away now have a second chance to show off their pastel etchings. The Delmar Loop’s second annual Chalk Festival will beautify the busy strip today beginning at 9 a.m. Participating artists will check in at Chuck Berry Plaza (Delmar Boulevard and Centennial Greenway Bike Path, University City). Spectators are welcome to watch art in progress while multitasking a day of lunch and shopping. This family-friendly event is open to chalk fans of all ages, with a sign up fee of $10 for adults, $8 for students (ages thirteen to eighteen) and $4 for children under twelve and four categories for a chance to win a prize. For more information or to sign up, call Blick Art Materials at 314-862-6980 or visit www.visittheloop.com.
Sat., Sept. 1; Sun., Sept. 2, 2012

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