Join us for Goshen's first annual "Chalk of The Town"
Sidewalk Chalk Festival
Saturday, June 11th, 10am-2pm.
Celebrate your creativity with the community! Every registrant will be given their own sidewalk plot to show off their skills and create a beautiful work of chalk art!
Judges will choose winners who will receive prizes donated from local businesses including Paint A Piece Ceramic Studio!
Registration from 9:00am-10:00am on the Village Green
Professional Artists welcomed and encouraged! Any professional interested in performing a demo, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Participants are encouraged to bring their own chalk but organizers will have some extra on hand for those who are unable to supply their own.
RAINDATE: Sunday, June 12th. Check Village of Goshen Facebook page for updates!
Lets cover the downtown with beautiful Chalk Art!
During the event we will be unveiling the "Keys of Goshen" Public Piano Project.
The unveiling will begin at 12:00pm at the easternmost piano across from Limoncello's. We will then proceed downtown unveiling the other pianos one at a time.
At 12:30pm there will be a live piano concert courtesy of Singer/Songwriter/recording artist Alec Phillips!
Piano artists and titles:
Cody Rounds of Warwick
Farm To Farmers' Market
Mitchell Saler of Middletown
Howling Good Time
Laura j Bolle of Goshen
(the j is lower case)
Vibrations of the Muse
Julie Saltzberg AKA xoJulissie of Campbell Hall
William T. O'Keeffe of Slate Hill
Judges for Keys of Goshen:
Frank Shuback - Sculptor/ Mixed-Media / Photographer - Middletown
Sarah Fortner Pierson - Painter / Print Maker / Sculptor - Washingtonville
Kathy Sherlock - "Civilian" judge, Odyssey of the Mind Coach, Goshen
Friday, May 6th, 6:00pm-9:00pm:
First Friday Art and Literature Walk. Art Walk Hub at Goshen Music Hall.
Scrabble Challenge at Howell's Cafe
Saturday, May 7:
9:00am-1:00pm - Spelling Bee in the Grandstands at the Goshen Historic Track, sponsored by Literacy Orange.
10:00am-3:00pm - Used book sale on the Goshen Public Library and Historical Society's library lawn. Sponsored by Friends of the Goshen Library.
10:00am-11:00am - "The 124th NYSV in Goshen," by Charles LaRocca, sponsored by Printek Reprographics (Goshen Town Hall).
11:00am-noon - "Triumph Over Tragedy," a presentation by Barbara Allen, author of "Front toward Enemy: A slain soldier's widow details her husband's murder and how Military courts allowed the killer to escape justice." (Goshen Town Hall).
2:00pm-2:30pm- "Noah Webster in Orange County."
by Dr. Richard Hull (Goshen Town Hall).
2:30pm-3:30pm- "Keynote speaker" Joshua C. Kendall presents "Noah Webster Legacy" (Goshen Town Hall).
4:00pm-5:00pm- Poetry and Prose: Readings by William Seaton and Oliver Mackson (Craft 47).
4:00pm-5:00pm- "Harness Racing and views of Goshen" by Village Historian Ed Connor. Sponsored by LAN Associates, Surveying, Inc. (Goshen Town Hall).
5:00pm-7:00pm- The Goshen Art League will be exhibiting artwork inspired by works of literature at the Goshen Music Hall.
7:00pm- Cornerstone Theatre Arts presents "Noah Webster Father of American Scholarship," a play about the life of Webster starring B.J. Both, written by Ken Tschan (Goshen Music Hall).
Goshen Music Hall
223 Main Street
Goshen, NY 10924