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Wet Paint Sale

June 19, 2021
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The 2021 Southport Plein Air festival wraps up Saturday with a Wet Paint Sale you won’t believe. Keziah Park will close from 3-4pm, so that artists can set up displays of their just completed work. Grab your wallet: when the park reopens to the public at 4pm, you will be hard-pressed to choose among the […]

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Kids Plein Air

June 19, 2021
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Part of the 2021 Southport Plein Air Festival. Give your children an opportunity to create their own masterpiece at the Kids Plein Air (art supplies provided).

Gullah Storyteller Anita Singleton-Prather

Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Music and Stories

June 19, 2021
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We will have a special treat every hour on the hour during the 2021 Southport Plein Air Festival, thanks to a grant from the Brunswick Arts Council. Master storyteller Anita Singleton-Prather, “The First Lady of Gullah,” will perform as Aunt Pearlie Sue, a character inspired by her Sea Islands grandmother, with folktales and songs highlighting […]

Live Band Back Porch Rockers

Free Concert @ the Gazebo: Back Porch Rockers

June 18, 2021
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To open the 2021 Southport Plein Air Festival, The City of Southport and Up Your Arts are happy to welcome the Back Porch Rockers! This popular rock and roll band will be putting on a show for all comers at the gazebo in Franklin Square Park.

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2021 Southport Plein Air Festival

June 18, 2021
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The 2021 Southport Plein Air Festival promises something for everyone on June 18-19. The City of Southport and Up Your Arts invite you to join us in Southport for this one-of-a-kind event. Each year, Southport, North Carolina welcomes painters across the country to take advantage of our incredible scenery by painting ‘en plein air’ or […]

2021 Southport Plein Air Opening Exhibition

June 18, 2021
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While dozens of local and visiting artists paint our coastal town’s gorgeous sunset, enjoy an afternoon of music, art, food and drink from 3-6pm at Moore Street Market. Beer and wine will be served, along with Music and displays of work by artist judges, and a Painting workshop for Plein Air visitors

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Southport Plein Air Festival Returns to Town June 18-19

June 11, 2021
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The Southport Plein Air Festival will take place Friday and Saturday, June 18-19, and will feature live music and local food trucks. Local arts organization Up Your Arts and the City of Southport are sponsoring the festival, and registered participants have two days to paint anywhere within city limits.

The 2021 Southport Plein Air Festival

June 1, 2021
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Up Your Arts and the City of Southport are eager to welcome artists back to our beautiful town for the 2021 Southport Plein Air Festival.

2021 Southport Plein Air Festival to Be Held June 18-19

April 6, 2021
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Up Your Arts and the City of Southport are very eager to welcome artists back to our beautiful town for the 2021 Southport Plein Air Festival on June 18-19!

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Find Inspiration Aplenty for Outdoor Painting at Southport’s Plein Air Festival

June 14, 2019
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Up Your Arts’ annual Plein Air Festival is an artistic event with something for everyone.

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