For Immediate Release
Event Date: May 9 to 10, 2015
Gosport Fine Arts Festival Offers Something for Everyone in
Historic Portsmouth, Virginia
The Gosport Arts Festival features
fine arts and crafts including drawing, painting, pottery, glass, metal,
jewelry, fiber, wood, photography and mixed media. 100% of the proceeds going
directly to Edmarc Hospice for Children.
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Portsmouth, Virginia, April 3, 2015
(McKenzieNewsService.com) - The 45th Annual
Gosport Arts Festival will take
place Mother’s Day Weekend, May 9 and 10, 2015, in historic Olde Towne
Featuring 100 artists from around the nation, the outdoor festival will be held
along tree-lined High Street from the Ferry Landing at Water Street to the
center of town. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on
Sunday. Festival activities and parking are free all weekend. The event benefits
Edmarc Hospice for Children.
The Gosport Arts Festival features fine arts and crafts including drawing,
painting, pottery, glass, metal, jewelry, fiber, wood, photography and mixed
media. Additional activities include live music by regional bands, artisan
demonstrations, children’s area with animals, crafts and games, a variety of
food vendors, and more. The Silent Auction will be located at the intersection
of High and Middle Streets with 100% of the proceeds going directly to Edmarc.
Olde Towne’s seven blocks of museums and attractions, galleries, antique and
specialty shops, and eclectic dining will appeal to visitors of all ages and
will provide a full day of interest and fun during this special weekend.
Established in 1978, Edmarc Hospice for
Children was the first hospice in the nation designed specifically for
children. Edmarc is the only pediatric hospice organization in Hampton Roads and
serves a wide geographic area that includes the Peninsula and Southside.
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Media Contact: Shelley Brooks
Phone: (757) 488-6908