How can you fight the dreaded turkey day fatigue this Thanksgiving? By volunteering with the Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County (CAA) for the annual 30A 10k Thanksgiving Day races! This family-friendly event provides a wonderful opportunity to give within the community before enjoying your holiday meal. Bring the whole family to volunteer together either on Wednesday afternoon, or on Thursday morning for the exciting race festivities. Volunteers can enjoy the action of the race without breaking a sweat. The CAA will be hosting two water stations, providing a fun atmosphere with music and cheering on the runners. We will provide [...]
CALL TO ARTISTS The CAA is calling all artists interested in submitting work for consideration in the 32nd Annual ArtsQuest Fine Arts Festival scheduled for May 9-10, 2020 in Grand Boulevard Town Center. Artists who apply before September 10, 2019 will receive an early bird jury fee. Artists are invited to apply in the categories of Mixed Media, Ceramics, Works on Paper, Fiber, Glass, Jewelry, Metal, Oils & Acrylics, Photography, Digital Art, Sculpture, and Wood (including furniture). The submission deadline is Friday, March 6, 2020 at 11PM CST. Application and further details available on Zapplication.
The Cultural Arts Alliance (CAA) of Walton County has been selected as a charity partner for the 2019 30A 10K Thanksgiving Day races. The CAA joins other benefiting organizations including Anchorage Children’s Home, Girls Inc., The Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance, and The Foye Belle Foundation. The 30A 10K race is a 501c3 event whose mission is to raise funds for local non-profits as well as promote the spirit of healthy living and thankfulness as we come together to celebrate the Thanksgiving Day holiday. The race event, now in its 8th year, has given more than $350,000 to non-profits directly impacting our community. [...]
CALL TO ARTISTS AND VENDORS The Cultural Arts Alliance is calling all artists and vendors interested in submitting for consideration in the 2019 Flutterby Arts Festival scheduled for October 19 - 20 in the beautiful Watersound Origins community. All submissions will be juried and invitations to participate will be sent out Wednesday, September 18. You will have until Friday, September 27 to accept the invitation to exhibit and pay your booth fee. Those invited artists who apply by July 4 will pay a discounted early-bird booth fee of $125. Those invited artists applying after July 4 will pay a booth fee of [...]
The Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County (CAA) announces the return of Creative Kids Camp, a series of week-long visual arts camp sessions designed to give primary, elementary, and middle school-aged children a different daily hands-on experience. Camp sessions are scheduled Monday through Friday with a different age group served each week. Primary sessions for ages 4-6 run June 10 - 14 and July 15 - 19 from 9am - 12pm. Elementary sessions for ages 7-9 will run June 17 - 21 and July 22 - 26 from 9am - 2pm. Middle school sessions for ages 10-13 will run June 24 - 28 [...]
Cultural Arts Alliance (CAA) Member Artists are invited to present up to three pieces of your artwork, for sale or display, in the Betty & Johnny Main CAA Member Art Tent during the 31st Annual ArtsQuest Fine Arts Festival alongside over 120 juried artists. The Festival begins Saturday, May 11 at 10 AM and runs through Sunday, May 12 at 5 PM. and is being held in Grand Boulevard Town Center. If you are interested, and your work is of a caliber to show in a Fine Arts Festival, please read our requirement guidelines below carefully. There will be a CAA [...]
The Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County (CAA) is proud to announce the 21 local artists who were recently chosen to exhibit their original work in The Foster Gallery’s Spring Rotation, which runs January 29 through April 22, 2019 in the Grand Boulevard Town Center location and February 5 - April 29, 2019 in the Ruskin Place Artist Colony location. The selected artists for the Grand Boulevard location are Melody Bogle, Gayle Campbell, Donnelle Clark, Skip Deems, Sandra Horne, Linda Kernick, Jason Lindblad, Rosalyn O’Grady, William Polley, Mary Redmann, Kathleen Schumacher, Nikki Staks, Jenna Varney, Krista Vind, Judy Walton, and Heather [...]
Valentine’s weekend typically means romantic dinners and flowers for most, but for South Walton residents and visitors, it signals the highly anticipated annual Valentine Tour of Homes presented by the Cultural Arts Alliance (CAA) of Walton County. The tour is known for providing a rare opportunity to enter some of South Walton’s most interesting residences, showcasing stunning interiors, acclaimed architectural design and picturesque settings, which are sure to bring inspiration to tour goers’ winter beach weekend. This annual event, which is presented by Courtney Simpson State Farm Agency, will open the doors of six gorgeously designed South Walton homes to participants [...]
CALL TO ARTISTS The CAA is calling all artists interested in submitting work for consideration in the 31st Annual ArtsQuest Fine Arts Festival scheduled for May 11 - 12, 2019 in Grand Boulevard Town Center. Artists who apply before January 31, 2019 will receive an early bird jury and booth rate fee. Artists are invited to apply in the categories of Mixed Media, Ceramics, Works on Paper, Fiber, Glass, Jewelry, Metal, Oils & Acrylics, Photography, Digital Art, Sculpture, and Wood (including furniture). The submission deadline is Friday, March 8, 2019 at 11PM CST. Application and further details available on Zapplication.
Jason isbell, brandi carlile, and felix cavaliere’s rascals are set to headline the 10th annual 30a songwriters festival along florida’s scenic highway 30a on january 18 – 21, 2019 Other highlights include patty griffin, steve earle, gregory alan isakov, suzy bogguss, amanda shires, shawn mullins, livingston taylor, john fullbright, the secret sisters, the war and treaty, aaron lee tasjan, robyn hitchcock, radney foster and many more. Event to feature 175 songwriters and over 225 performances at more than 25 venues in south walton county 2019 festival to benefit the cultural arts alliance of walton county as well as victims of hurricane [...]