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Two Day Festival | Making Big Waves – Hoopers Island First Chalk Arts Festival

November 5, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Free Two-Day Chalk Arts Festival: Making Big Waves – Hoopers Island First Chalk Arts Festival | Creating Healing Waves one Chalk Line at a Time

November 5th – 6th from 11 am – 4pm |

“The Mural” 1123 Ballpark Road, Fishing Creek, MD

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On the stretch of road between Hoopers Island General Store and Old Salty’s, a band of Chalk Artists from across the country will be joining us for two days on the first weekend of November. These artists have been selected by the “Chalk Mafia” Facebook group to participate with Hoopers Island’s Chalk Artist Ed Krell at this inaugural festival that will celebrate the Island. There will be Chalk Art workshops for all ages on-site led by Lori Antoinette of LAntArt.com and opportunities for the public to experience this interactive medium at the festival. The Festival is a free, family-friendly event held rain or shine as the artists will be working within a Boat Barn that attendees walk through to watch the process and meet the artists. Come by Saturday morning to see how it all begins and circle back on Sunday to be amazed by the finished pieces. There will also be entertainment by local live bands throughout both days with food, art, and nonprofit vendors from Dorchester County.

Chalk Artists in the Blue Barn: Lori Antoinette (California), Abigail Bowers (Kentucky), Mike Kirby +  Daniela Kirby (Baltimore), Ed Krell (Hoopers Island), Collin Cessna (Baltimore), Greg McLemore (Baltimore)

Music at the Mural Stage:

  • 11-12 Brooklett band from Easton,
  • 12:30 – 1:00 Makayla Faulkner
  • 1:30 – 2:00 KC Stangl
  • 3:00-4:00 Marianne Styles & Jon Jacobs

Art vendors by the Bungalow: Farmer Char Design – pillow designs, Ned Egan Photography and Shark Sauce from Cambridge, Ink and Annie from Parsonburg, MD, Kayla Allen Plein Air paintings out of Cambridge, and Ashley Keith Art & Jewelry from Salisbury.

Non Profit: For All Seasons  Behavioral Health & Rape Crisis Center

Food vendors: Taqueria Floritas and Mrs Martin Cookies from Cambridge and Chubbs BBQ. With Frosty’s Shaved Ice smoothies cooling us down on Sunday.

Workshops in the Blue Barn:

  • Lori Antoinette doing Chalk Art at 12:00pm Saturday/Sunday
  • Lee Reece leading Comic Drawing at 2:00pm Saturday/Sunday

“Soulhuntress” will be doing Tarot Card and Energy readings in the Boat Barn on Saturday and Sunday for a fee to the reader. There will be Facepainting by donation to DCA out back by the horseshoe toss!

Bring new toys or cash donations for the “Dorchester Santa Toy Drive” – look for the TOY DRIVE BOX in the Barn.

Free parking on site and overflow parking at Old Salty’s with a free shuttle van taking festival goers back and forth. The Festival location is behind the Fishing Creek Post Office located at 2654 Hoopers Island Rd, Fishing Creek, MD 21634

Sponsors for this Festival in partnership with DCA currently are:

The Bungalow

Midshore Graphics



November 5, 2022
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hoopers Island
Ballpark Road
Fishing Creek, MD 21634 United States
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Dorchester Center for the Arts
(410) 228-7782
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