FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
10th Annual Canyon Fest: “A Celebration of Art & Nature”
Saturday, November 3rd, 2018 10:00am – 4:00pm
Jacksonville State University’s Little River Canyon Center will host its 10th annual Canyon Fest – coming up this Saturday, November 3rd. Designed to encourage an appreciation for the environment, its resources and local culture the JSU Canyon Center has organized a day filled with local music, cuisine, art, and vendors. The festivities for the day also include live bird of prey programs, performances by the famous entertainer Ron Anglin, Native American tools and weapons demonstration, art sales and demonstrations, activities and exhibits.
“Canyon Fest has become one of the most anticipated events of the season,” says Anna Lindsey, Little River Canyon Center Sales and Services Manager. “It’s a great place to find unique holiday gift items and at the same time support local artisans and environmental education.”
Special features include Old Time Fiddle & Banjo featuring Matt Downer in the morning. Deep South Experimental Folk Music with The Clay States in the afternoon. Live Bird of Prey Program with Wings to Soar, Juggling & Clown Acts by the famous Ron Anglin!
“We anticipate a big turnout at Canyon Fest this year,” says Pete Conroy, Canyon Center Director. “I believe this year’s event is going to coincide with the peak season of fall foliage in Little River Canyon. Come and enjoy a terrific day filled with educational programs, entertainment and activities for the entire family.”
Although the facility is open daily from 10:00 to 4:00, Canyon Fest provides a special opportunity to experience the Little River Canyon Center, its exhibits, trails and people on a beautiful autumn day.