Coronado Art Walk to be held this weekend

Cross the Bay for the 10th annual Coronado Art Walk, being held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Coronado Ferry Landing. Admission is free.

More than 100 artists will participate in this year's juried show on the shores of San Diego Bay. This popular event attracts artists who work in a variety of media from all across the country. A number of these artists have participated in the Coronado Art Walk since its inception 10 years ago.

Participating artists will be housed in tented booths along the entrance and on the ground of the Coronado Ferry Landing. Paintings, hand-crafted jewelry, photography, ceramics and other mediums are among the art media to be featured.

Visitors also will have an opportunity to try their hand at creating art through a variety of activities designed to delight all ages. Face painting, hat decorating, weaving, "Paint a Square" project, knitting, crocheting and card making are among the activities to be featured.

Live entertainment also will be provided for both days of the event. From 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Velvet Café will perform. The Bill Magee Blues Band will take the stage from 2-5 p.m. Saturday. From 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Bayou Brothers will perform, followed by Rebecca Jade from 2-5 p.m.

Ample parking is available on site. Visitors who choose to use this option will be charged a nominal fee. Those who wish to avoid the hassle of finding parking on site have the option of taking the San Diego/Coronado Ferry. The ferry carries pedestrians and bicyclists back and forth across the bay, and one is available every 30 minutes.

For more information about the event, call the Coronado Visitor Center at (619) 437-8788, or visit coronadoartwalk.com or coronadohistory.org.

Source: DiscoverSD

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