Skateboarding and visual arts will roll hand-in-hand at Gravity Artwork Honest and Skate Contest, a new outside pageant in Ferndale this weekend.
The no cost, inaugural occasion is Saturday at Geary Park, which is residence to a concrete skate park exactly where skateboarders, in-line skaters, and scooter and BMX bicycle riders can present off their abilities or brush up on moves. The park was partially funded by a $250,000 grant from the Tony Hawk Foundation.
The artwork fair will showcase more than 50 up to date visible artists. Count on to see a good deal of original illustrations, wearable art, skateboard deck layouts, products for animals and much more. Appear for cool things from Geeks with Scissors, BrianBrain Studio, David Vintage Detroit, Jodi Lynn’s Emporium of Doodles, Misty Bondy, Kia Ix Art, Windy Woods Types and extra.
The family-welcoming and pet-pleasant celebration will also have foods trucks, children’s routines and other entertaining sights.
“Gravity Artwork Reasonable and Skate Contest is intended to inspire and foster meaningful, memorable and protected connections for all ages. We are fired up to host a celebration of art and local community and the exceptional affect of skateboard lifestyle,” mentioned Krista Johnston of Expose Productions, which is partnering with Ferndale Parks and Recreation for the celebration. Partial proceeds will go towards assisting with park advancements and programming.
The skateboard, BMX, in-line skating and scooter contests are operate by Present day Skate and Surf and is open up to children and older people of all ages. Every single activity will be damaged into three categories: ages 9-13, 14-17 and older people of any age. Progress indicator up is demanded by using the web site, gravityferndale.com.
Gravity Artwork Honest and Skate Contest
11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday
1198 Earle, Ferndale