By Karolyn Gephart
The 5th Annual Chalk Walk will be Saturday, October 26, 2019 at Captain’s Corner Shopping Center at FM 518 and FM 2351. The art, food, and fun will take place from 8 am to 2 pm.
The popular event is sponsored by Art Friends of Downtown Friendswood.
Over 100 sponsors and artists of all ages and abilities will create about 100, 3’x3’ original works of Chalk Art on the sidewalks in front of participating stores.
The community is invited to walk the sidewalks viewing artists at work, while visiting stores for shopping. New this year are Art Cars. Bonnie Blue and Dragonfly Whimzee by Jada August.
Food trucks this year will be Third Coast Grillers and the Lunch Bag.
Original handmade pottery from Alvin Community College’s Art Dept (ACC) will be sold for under $10. All pottery sales go towards Meals on Wheels.
Art Supplies will also be for sale by Houston Bay Area Creative Reuse.
Funds from this year’s Chalk Walk event will be put towards a Public Art Project for Friendswood. Visit the website: chalkwalk.squarespace.com for more information. to register as an artist, to sponsor an artist, to purchase a square, or to support/volunteer for this event. Additional contact can be made by emailing [email protected] or calling Luis Briones at: 281-482-2202.