Tuesday, June 10, 2008

June in Sun Prairie: Taste of the Arts, O'Keeffe, Cannery Square Block Party, Strawberry Fest and More

Taste of the Arts Fair

The 27th Annual Sun Prairie Taste of the Arts Fair will be held Saturday, June 14th, 2008 at Sheehan Park, Linnerud Drive, Sun Prairie. Event hours are 9 am - 4 pm and feature a variety of hand-crafted items and fine arts by artists from around the state of Wisconsin. Entertainment and 'how to' demonstrations will be included and, specialty foods by local and area restaurants and vendors will be featured in our "taste" of the arts event!

Georgia O'Keeffe Celebration

Sun Prairie's 7th Annual Georgia O'Keeffe Celebration is also on Saturday, June 14th, 2008 at the Sun Prairie Public Library, 1350 Linnerud Drive - right across the street from the Taste of the Arts Fair! Activities including performances and tours start at 10:30 a.m.

Cannery Square Block Party

Come celebrate downtown Sun Prairie on Saturday June 21st from Noon until 7:00 p.m. at the annual Cannery Square Block Party right across from City Hall. There will be food, activities for kids, a beer garden and live music featuring Ken Lonnquist, Universal Sound, and Little Vito and the Torpedoes.

Strawberry Fest

The 27th Annual Strawberry Fest will be held on June 21st-22nd at the Colonial Club. Activities will include a 5K and 10K road race, Strawberry Waffle breakfast, bake sale, craft fair, skateboarding clinic and races, art cart, talent show and more.

Weekly Races at Angell Park Speedway

Angell Park Speedway plays host to the longest running weekly midget racing show in the country on its third mile clay oval. It is also home to the National Midget Auto Racing Hall of Fame. Located in downtown Sun Prairie, WI Angell Park's races run every Sunday night from mid-May through Labor Day weekend. Angell Park Speedway features the cars and stars of the Badger Midget Auto Racing Association, extending the long-standing tradition.

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