Heritage Day and Chalkfest Family Fun in Downtown Burlington
Saturday, July 12, Burlington will once again be hosting Heritage Day and Chalkfest in downtown Burlington. It’s a great family fun event!
“–Burlington, KY. Historic Burlington Business Association and Boone County Historical Society are partnering to hold Boone County Heritage Day and Chalkfest in downtown Burlington on Saturday, July 12, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Watch art as it is being created while eight different artists draw chalk masterpieces on Burlington’s sidewalks. Kids are invited to create their own work of chalk art. View chair caning and spinning demonstrations and a large assortment of vintage cars. Meet some live alpacas and enjoy music provided by well-known DJs, TC and Rockin’ Renee.
Stop by the Boone County Historical Society Museum, located in the old County Court Clerk’s Office at 2965 Gallatin Street, to see a display of antique farm equipment.
Enjoy lunch in Burlington. Local restaurants will be open for business, vendors will be selling Italian ice, hamburgers, hot dogs and more and Battaglia’s Deli will have Cuban sandwiches and Paella available.
“This is the fifth year that local businesses have worked together to hold a Chalkfest in Burlington,” said Jackie Steele, president of Historic Burlington Business Association. “We are continuing to partner with Boone County Historical Society to combine their Heritage event with our Chalkfest. Add some vintage cars and live alpacas to the mix, and you end up with a really fun family event! It gets bigger and better every year. We hope families will come to the event and visit some Burlington businesses while they are here.”
Don’t miss this chance to visit historic Burlington. Co-sponsored by BC Historical Society and Historic Burlington Business Association.
Artists scheduled to draw:
- Diana Murphy
- Michelle Stephens
- Tim Gold
- Julie Harwood
- Harlee Hornsby
- Sydney Langsdale
- Foxx Ohmer
- Buck Turner
Thank you to our sponsors: Boone County Public Library, Michael L. Crane Insurance, Denise McCoy/Remax Affiliates, Steele’s Hometown Tire & Auto, Dinsmore Homestead, Cabin Arts Quilt Shop, Forcht Bank, Superior Imports, Adam Howard Insurance and Steve and Betsy Conrad.” – HISTORIC BURLINGTON BUSINESS ASSOCIATION & BOONE COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY