Thank you to everyone who helped make the 10th annual Pierce City Arts Festival a success! See you next year!
10th Annual Pierce City
Arts Festival at Jolly Mill Park
Pierce City Arts Council would like to saythank you to our sponsorsof the 10th Annual Arts FestivalApril 21, 2018PlatinumMEA FinancialGoldThe Clay CupNeosho Arts CouncilFirst State BankSilverCrown Double K RealtyMonett MufflersEFCOBroken Store AntiquesHuffmaster InsuranceOld Town PharmacyCNBThe Cottage Art StudioMain Street StorageJolly Mill ChallengeWashburn PrintingAll Things FiberStanphill SanitationBull Run Beef JerkyAffordable PropaneEdward JonesGary White SignsBronzeRose Cottage SalonPrice CutterAbout Anywhere Porta Potties
Follow the 10th Annual Pierce City Arts Festival to its new location at Jolly Mill Park! Join us on Saturday, April 21, 2018, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The wine and beer tasting garden will open at 10 a.m.
The Pierce City Arts Council (PCAC) has teamed up with the Jolly Mill Park Board and their 3rd Annual Jolly Mill Challenge Fun Run & 5K for a day of fun.
Fine and folk art booths along with music education and authors will line the paths by Capp’s Creek. Dunfee's Chainsaw Art from Cassville returns to the festival with demonstrations throughout the day.
Also demonstrating will be blacksmiths and master clay sculptor Neosho native William Jeffrey Jones who will be sculpting throughout the day. Jones’ extensive career has included making action figure molds for McFarland Toys in New York City, Silver Dollar City pottery productions, professional sand sculpting throughout the nation, and much more.
A variety of musicians will perform throughout the day at the festival including The Creek Band from Texas.
Free art workshops will be offered throughout the day at the mill for adults (children welcome if accompanied by a parent). A $5 materials fee will be charged for the Encaustics workshop by Jodie Sutton. Dr. Rebecca Burrell, Artist, and Art Educator will offer a workshop entitled, "The Art of Living Well. Line, color, shape, texture; How we can apply them to life situations.” Terri Y Diggs will offer a Zentangle workshop, “Tangles with Teri!” A Zentangle art class where you will learn "What is Zentangle?!" along with the basics of patterning and 'tangling! Janice Courdin will also teach a simple jewelry making class.
Our popular free art booth for all ages is back! Make your own art from recyclable materials!
Don’t miss the 2nd Annual Photography Contest!
Festival favorite, Brian's Root Beer, is back with one free root beer float per person offered from 1-2 p.m.
Wine tasting is set for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Keltoi and 7C’s Wineries will be joined by White Mule Distillery, featuring varieties of handcrafted moonshine, and Indian Springs Brewing Company featuring a variety of craft beers. Purchase of a $7 souvenir glass will allow you entry into the wine garden for the tasting. You must purchase your glass the day of the festival.
The big race starts at 8:30 a.m. sharp with prizes and trophies to be announced following the event. Register as an Individual, Family, or Team of 4. $25 registration fee if registered by April 10th includes a sport performance t-shirt. Registration fee after April 15th and day of race will be $30 (no shirt included). Family Rate: $80 for a family of 4 and $15 for each additional child. Team of 4: $80 for a group of 4. 5k runners only will be entered for team award. Rates will increase for the team and family event to $100.00 following the April 10th early registration date. VIP: $65 which includes an armband for a biscuit and gravy breakfast, 5k/Fun Run individual event entry, and an Annual Jolly Mill and Friends Parking Pass. VIP Family: $125 which includes four armbands for 4 biscuit and gravy breakfasts, 4 event individual entries, and an Annual Jolly Mill and Friends Parking Pass.
Come share this spectacular day and truly one-of-a-kind event with us at Jolly Mill Park!!! Lots of family-friendly entertainment, music by The Creek Band, fine and folk art booths, art workshops, art demonstrations, wine tasting, homemade ice-cream, face painting, duck race,and a corn meal grinding demonstration at the Old Mill, and so much more! Follow us on our Jolly Mill Park Facebook page for updates.
Sponsors for this family fun event are the Pierce City Arts Council (PCAC) and the Jolly Mill Park Board. Admission to the 10th Annual Pierce City Arts Festival is free with free parking all day at Jolly Mill. Jolly Mill Park is located at. 21262 Jolly Mill Lane near Pierce City, Missouri. For information contact Pierce City Arts Festival Coordinator Becky at 417-489-3041 or visit our website at piercecityartsfestival.webs.com.
DRAW PIERCE CITY 2018
Sponsored by the Pierce City Arts Council (PCAC)
JUDGE, Jeffrey Jones
Draw Pierce City 2018
(PRIDE OF PIERCE CITY)
2nd-3rd Grade: Holden Garner
4th-5th Grade: Layton Mack (St. Mary’s)
6th-8th Grade: Landon Flynn
9th-12 Grade: Mariah Halstenberg
ADULT: Bryce Garner
Carolyn Dean, Assistant Librarian, Pierce City Branch Library and Becky Mayberry, Assistant Librarian, Pierce City Branch Library
CENTRAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Annabel Garner, 4th grade
PIERCE CITY MIDDLE SCHOOL
Olivia Stanphill, 7th grade
ST. MARY'S SCHOOL
Kendra Abramovitz, 8th grade
PIERCE CITY HIGH SCHOOL
Kaitlyn Breazzael, 11th grade
Grace Haase, 12th grade
GRADE LEVEL WINNERS
1st: Holden Garner (2nd-3rd Grade Category winner)
2nd: Katy Leavitt
3rd: Baleigh Mast
1st: Cruz Torrez (St. Mary’s)
2nd: Molly Leavitt
3rd: Kate Beard (St. Mary's)
1st: Addison Avondet (St. Mary's)
2nd: Jack Parrigon
3rd: Liliana Lasker
1st: Layton Mack (4th-5th Grade Category winner)
2nd: Gregory Brown
3rd: Ayla Renkoski
1st: Jayden Talbert
2nd: Jasmin Garrett
3rd: Shaye Prater
1st: Kristine Haase
2nd: Claudia Crowell (St. Mary’s)
3rd: Sierra Leavitt
1st: Landon Flynn (6th-8th Grade Category winner)
2nd: Jocelyn Fischer
3rd: Levi Cooper (St. Mary’s)
NO 9TH GRADE ENTRIES
1st: Hannah Bennett
2nd: Melody Anderson
3rd: Luke Waylon Pierce
1st: Marie Leavitt
2nd: Jessica Spencer
3rd: Kendyl Hayward
HM: Baleigh Eaton
1st: Mariah Halstenberg (9th-12 Grade Category)
2nd: Ty Roethemeier
3rd: Aliyah Raley
Katherine (Katie Still) was the 2016 recipient of Brian Andelin Memorial Pierce City Arts Council Art Scholarship in the amount of $500.
PHOTOS OF THE 2015 PIERCE CITY ARTS FESTIVAL, MAY 16, 2015. Go to the photo gallery page for photos from the 2015 festival
OR CLICK THE LINK FOR FESTIVAL PHOTOS ON FACEBOOK
Stop by the Pierce City Branch Library to see the mural, "Pierce City Remembered." Sponsored by the Pierce City Arts Council (PCAC). Mural created by artist Sherry Pettey, who donated her time and talents.
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