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Weatherford Art Walk This Saturday During SWOSU Parent's Day

September 7, 2010

Weatherford Art Walk takes place this Saturday, September 11, in conjunction with Parent's Day activities at Southwestern Oklahoma State University.

An art exhibition, drawing workshop, concert, children's art and recreation events, and poetry readings are scheduled during the day.  The event is sponsored by the Weatherford Arts Council, SWOSU, City of Weatherford, Oklahoma Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Kevin Collins said a free drawing workshop will be held from 10:30 a.m. until 12 noon in the SWOSU Main Street Building, 210 W. Main Street. The workshop is open to everyone.

Two SWOSU bands will perform concerts. At 12 noon at the Main Street Gazebo, the SWOSU Community Band will be featured followed at 1 p.m. by the SWOSU Jazz "A" Ensemble.

Children's arts and recreational events will be held from 1-3 p.m. on Broadway Street between Main and Franklin Streets.

Collins said the art exhibition by emerging artists will take place from 1-4:30 p.m. in the SWOSU Main Street Building, 210 W. Main Street. And, poetry readings will take place from 3-4 p.m. at The Cup in downtown Weatherford.

SWOSU has a variety of other events taking place during Parent's Day activities with a tailgate party/BBQ dinner planned from 5-6 p.m. just south of Milam Stadium. The SWOSU football game vs. West Texas A & M will follow at 6 p.m. For more information, check the SWOSU website at www.swosu.edu.

For additional information about the Weatherford Art Walk, contact Collins at (580) 774-3735.  

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