BELFAST — The Belfast Creative Coalition will host a special Fiddle Music Holiday Art Walk on Friday, Dec. 6, from 5 to 7 p.m., with an invitation to dance the night away at the Flying Shoes Contradance immediately following.
Want a lift? The new light-filled Art Walk Celebration Bus will be available to take passengers around town to hear the Belfast Bay Fiddlers and other local musicians playing in local art galleries.
“A warm welcome awaits you with hot cider, snacks, lovely melodies and gorgeous art,” said the Coalition, in a news release.
Starting at the Belfast Coop at 5 p.m. and ending at the VFW Hall for the Belfast Flying Shoes Dance at 7 p.m., the bus stops throughout town at 10 minute intervals at the following locations:
Upper Main Street – Post Office
Lower Main – Chamber of commerce and Jon Linn's Gallery.
Gallery openings all along the way include Waterfall Arts’ Handmade Exhibition, Local Color’s Small Arts Christmas Show, Betts Gallery’s Holiday Galleria featuring 18 local artists, and Maine Farmland Trust’s Small Works Holiday Show featuring 21 artists from all over the state.
Harbor Artisans and many more will be open for holiday shopping.
Check out the self-guided online art walk map for specific gallery locations: https://belfastcreativecoalition.org/art-walk-map/
Want to help decorate the new Holiday Art Walk bus? Get festive with other decorators in the Coop parking lot, from 3 to 4:30 p.m., where the group will be dressing it up with greens and lights.
Last stop of the evening? The VFW Hall – home of the Belfast Flying Shoes Contra Dance where you can dance your socks off all night...