It was a gorgeous spring day and the crowds flocked to downtown St. Catharines this afternoon where creativity and community proved alive and well at the 7th Annual in The Soil Arts Festival.  The Festival showcases the talents of over 550 artists.  The Festival Hub on James Street was buzzing with activity……


The festival nurtures the creation of new work and provides intimate and uncommon platforms for audiences to experience work by contemporary performing and literary artists, musicians and media artists..  Pictured below The Uplifters, performing under the tent on James Street.


Very friendly and helpful Festival volunteers Denz and Jodi…


Chilling in the sun at the Festival…enjoying some outdoor grub……

A community embroidery project that everyone got into! A needlepoint of St. Catharines.


This great celebration of the Arts, is a fantastic excuse to not only enjoy the Spring, but also do something a little different as you explore over 150 acts and installations all over the downtown core…


Runs through Sunday: For more information: In the Soil

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