The Violet Crown Festival will feature local arts and craft vendors, live music, kid’s activities and more. This is the 12th of these neighborhood festivals organized by the Violet Crown Community Works (VCCW). VCCW is a local nonprofit organization that helps build and sustain the community in Brentwood and Crestview by supporting neighborhood projects and events. Proceeds from the festival will benefit events in both of these neighborhoods.
The schedule of events includes:
11 a.m.- The Violet Crown Community Theatre will be putting on a production of ‘Super Cinderella’
12 p.m.- Jill and the Jaybirds are performing their kid-centric entertainment with puppets and bilingual songs
1 p.m.- Roger Beck and the 29th Street Band perform swing and country standards
2 p.m.- McCallum High School Steel Drum Band will be performing
3 p.m.- The New Maps, an Americana-laced pop/rock group, performs
4 p.m.- The Ron Titter Band which is guitar rock, pop punk, soul ballads and party sounds
5 p.m.- Deann Rene is performing rock, pop and indie music
Additional activities will include the S-L-O-W Bicycle Rides where the slowest rider wins. Massage therapy, native swamp plant, an obstacle course and spin-art will all also be available at the event. Culinary options include local favorites Mmmpenadas, Roll on Sushi, Verts Kebap and Amy’s Ice Cream.
WHEN: Saturday, May 5, 2012. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
6710 Arroyo Seco
Austin, TX 78757
TICKETS: The event is complimentary
PARKING: Parking is limited so attendees are encouraged to walk or ride their bike to the festival.