Showcasing Creativity During Arts & Culture Week

Excitement builds for Sparwood's Arts & Culture Week. Events take place from April 22nd - 28th.

Bill & Doris More take part in a fundraiser and hotdog sale during last year's Taste of Sparwood.

Bill & Doris More take part in a fundraiser and hotdog sale during last year's Taste of Sparwood.

Sparwood’s Arts & Culture week will be full of many different exhibits and displays, creating a weeklong event that will have something for everyone. Kicking off  will be The Taste of Sparwood on April 22nd, 1-4 p.m. at the Greenwood Mall, those taking in this event will enjoy food, fundraising, face painting and live music.

During the  week one will find many brilliant art and artifact displays taking place during business hours at the District of Sparwood Office, Sparwood Public Library, Recreation Department, Seniors Drop in Center, Royal Bank, East Kootenay Community Credit Union Sparwood Branch and at the Greenwood Mall.

The Sparwood Tree House Daycare will also be hosting an ethnic lunch and infant and toddler dress up day to get kids involved. For those who want to actively participate in Arts & Culture Week an adult and senior Philippians workout will be taking place on the 25th from 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. can be followed by tasting an ethnic lunch from 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. on the same day at the Seniors Drop in Center.

For shoppers, an art & craft sale fair will be taking place at the Greenwood mall from April 23rd to 28th from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. allowing local artists, vendors and crafters to showcase their goods.

As more vendors, artists and groups are still booking to be a part of the weeklong events, this year is gearing up to be the best yet. “Rose Sharma, Arts & Culture Week Coordinator plans for many people partaking in all of the events. “People are still signing up to be a part of Sparwood’s Arts & Culture Week, there will be a lot of people taking part, even more than last year,” she says.

For more information watch for flyers, upcoming ads in the Free Press or contact Rose Sharma at 250.425.6900.