Downtown Clarksville’s 5th annual celebration of the arts, “Frolic on Franklin” will take place Saturday, September 18. Hosted by the Downtown Clarksville Association, the event will showcase the works of some 20 local and regional artists amidst the captivating architecture of the 100 block of historic Franklin Street.
A variety of works will be on display including jewelry, pottery, water color and oil prints, woodwork, ceramics, porcelain, photography and more. Pieces will be for sale with prices ranging from $5.00 – $500.00. Several artists will also provide demonstrations of their work throughout the day including painting and decorating glass ornaments, making wooden items with lathes, and various types of painting.
Among the artists expected to participate are Jonathan and Shannon Beasley, Guy and Bev Bozard, Barbara Fleming, Eliose Freeman, Michael Furlong, Lynne Griffey, Brandt Hardin, Robert Max Harris, Richard Hogan, Michael Hughes, Lauren Martin, Tuckessee Woodturners, Ken and Melody Shipley, Louis and Mary Toth, Kirsten Twyman, Yvonne Wheeler-Hiett and Sue Albright, Friends of Photography, and the Austin Peay State University Student Art League.
In addition to artist booths, the event will feature live music and performing groups throughout the day, with adjacent shops and restaurants open.
The event will be held from 9:00am-5:00pm and there is no admission charge.
The evening will culminate with a ticketed Roxy Gala Auction. For more information about Frolic on Franklin or Roxy Gala Auction tickets, please contact the Roxy Regional Theatre at 931-645-7699.
The event is underwritten by Planters Bank, F&M Bank, Legends Bank and Fort Campbell Federal Credit Union.