A Taste of Riverworks, Saturday, June 10, 2023 from 11am – 7pm. It is an outdoor fundraising festival to support Riverworks Art Center, Poolesville MD.
From 11:00am-2:00pm, The public is invited to visit with Plein Air painters working 20+ accomplished painters at 20+ iconic and beautiful Ag Reserve and Poolesville area sites (wineries, breweries, farms and orchards, historic barns, and buildings). You can visit these sites and painters for free on your own-self-guided tour, or take a tour by bus and leave the driving to Riverworks. Purchase tickets for the bus tours (including a box lunch) here. Details on the artists and sites are listed on Riverworks’ Facebook and Instagram pages.
From 2:00-4:00pm, Free live music outdoors, gallery shows inside and beverages for purchase at Locals Farm Market Restaurant, 19929 Fisher Ave, Poolesville, MD.
From 4:00-6:00 pm there will be a “Wet Paint Auction” of the artwork produced during the day, at the Outdoor Festival, W. Willard Road across the road from Locals. The painters will receive 75% of the final sale price and 25% will go to support Riverworks Art Center.
From 4:00-7:00pm, the Festival heats up with more Live music and Performances on an outdoor stage in the half-acre park-like setting There will be food, wine and beer, ice cream, children and adult art activities, and a second silent auction to benefit Hope Garden Children’s Ballet Theater, the non-profit that brings community dance and theater performances to Poolesville through Essence Studios. D.C.-based Roots Afropop band Elikeh will perform between 6:00 and 7:00pm, finishing the day off right with a Dance Party. Behind the Old Methodist Church, 17617 West Willard Road, Poolesville, MD.