Get outside and enjoy the natural beauty of the Mississippi River this Saturday at the seventh annual EcoArts Fest. Hosted by ArtStart, the happening features a day of art activities, performances, and environmental presentations held in celebration of the river. The event will include a community pageant with 20 schools and cultural groups on hand. In addition, there will be dozens of performances, with presentations by children who participated in school residencies and community workshops in preparation for the festival. Lots of hands-on art activities led by professional artists will be offered, and vendors will be selling Earth-friendly products at the EcoArtists Market. For more info, visit www.artstart.org/ecoarts-fest.
Sat., May 17, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., 2014