The fifth annual Cottontown Art Crawl will welcome 140 artists to show and sell original work in the historic Cottowntown neighborhood in downtown Columbia.
The Art Crawl will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 11 along several blocks near Sumter and Elmwood streets in the Cottontown area, according to a news release.
The main host station for the event will be at NoMa Warehouse at 2222 Sumter St., where information and maps will be available. Maps will also be available at specially marked boxes throughout the neighborhood.
“The Cottontown neighborhood is looking forward to supporting the Columbia arts scene,” said organizer Julie Seel. “Artists will be selling their work throughout the entire neighborhood. Some of the artists are emerging, some are quite accomplished, and some are award winning juried artists. We truly have something for every level of art enthusiast.”
The event is free and open to the public. Local bands and performers will be featured on a stage in the 2200 block of Sumter Street in front of Indah Coffee. Performers include The Runout Band, TiffanyJ, Cottontown Soul Society, and The Untold Truth.
Neighborhood restaurants will feature lunch and dinner and there will be five food trucks parked in the 2500 block of Sumter Street: Mary’s Arepas, Café Strudel, Hott Mess, Cheese and Thank You and The Wurst Wagon.