By Chad Hutchinson
A new event will artistically light up downtown Blissfield with the first annual Lights, Art, Action! Festival. Downtown Blissfield will be aglow as self-lighted art displays light up Lane Street from 6-8:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22.
Focul Point Productions owner, Raùl Martìnez, and Creating is Bliss owner, Derica Belair, are heading up the festival with support from the Blissfield DDA/Main Street and primary sponsor, Midwest Energy Cooperative. The first annual festival will feature more than 240 pieces of art sharing a movement theme. The six mediums of art work being featured include drawing, painting, canvas work, photography, sculpture and pottery.
To register for the event or for more information, visit www.BlissfieldMainStreet.com or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Raùl Martìnez at 704-287-2472. The deadline for registration is Jan. 31.
For the complete story as well as Martinez’s work at renovating the former Odd Fellows Hall in Blissfield, be sure to pick up the Jan. 15, 2014, edition of The Advance.