When: August 18 from 5:00 to 8:00 (Panel Discussion Beginning at 6:45)
Where: The Park Theater | 14 Park Street | Glens Falls, NY
Event is open and FREE to the public.
Join us for an ACE! sponsored Glens Falls Arts District Street Festival. This will be in Glens Falls (GF) at the Park Theater and will include an outdoor festival featuring members of the GF Arts District and the GF Collaborative. A panel discussion featuring a selection of professionals from around the region will explore organizational synergies that allow for place making innovation that builds community and sustainability including FOR PROFIT and NOT FOR PROFIT businesses and institutions. This will be kicked off by a short update by Mayor Bill Collins on the ‘Market Center,‘ a downtown community redevelopment project.
Out on the street we will have a celebration of Glens Falls Arts and Culture including and interactive thought piece by The Hyde Collection, live plien air painting by North Country Arts, a ‘FolkLife‘ Exhibition preview by the Crandall Library, tastings with Raul’s Mexican Grill, Mean Max Brew Works and Springbrook Distilling and a full blown beer garden highlighting regional beverages by Doc’s Restaurant. Additionally, there will be a sneak peak of the new Park & Elm restaurant being developed by Park Street Hospitality and a walking tour of the new downtown mural program.
Our distinguished panel includes: Jeff Mead – President, Business Operations and General Manager Adirondack Thunder & Cool Insuring Arena | Monica Kurzejeski – VP Property Management at Redburn Development | Ben Miller – Owner at Park Street Hospitality | Sam Parker – Capital Region Representative for Governor Hochul.
Panel Moderation will be handled by Judie Gilmore – Director of the Opalka Gallery at Russell Sage College
Event is open and FREE to the public. RSVP requested but not required.
Special thanks to the Glens Falls Collaborative for helping to underwrite this event.