Thursday, October 1, 2015

Roosevelt Island 2015 Fall For Arts Festival Saturday October 3 - Showcase Of Painting, Make Your Own Art, Music & More, Takes Place Rain Or Shine Says RIOC

The 2015 Roosevelt Island Fall For Arts Festival takes places this Saturday October 3. According to the Roosevelt Island Operating Corp (RIOC):
Join us next Saturday, October 3rd for a free, family-friendly day of art & music at the 2015 Fall for Arts Festival, 11 AM to 4 PM. Bring your family and friends for an amazing, fun filled day of an artistic showcase of painting, free make-and-take art workshops and live music of talented New York City based Jazz musicians. The event will take place on the Lawn South of Rivercross (south of 505 Main Street), Gallery RIVAA (527 Main Street), Blackwell Park & Plaza and the Meditation Steps.

This is a rain or shine event. In the event of rain, the jazz concert will take place at the Good Shepherd Community Center (543 Main Street) at 7:30 PM.

This event is presented by the Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation in partnership with Gallery RIVAA and the R.I. Explorers Group.

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The weather forecast for Saturday is:

The Roosevelt Island Fall For Arts Festival is a great community event. Let's hope the rain stays away.

Here are some scenes from 2014 Roosevelt Island Fall For Arts Festival. It rained in the morning last year but was still alot of fun.

UPDATE 5:10 PM- According to RIOC, Fall For Arts has been postponed due to the expected storm.

Will update with more info later.

UPDATE 10/2 - According to RIOC:
Due to the incoming inclement weather, we will be postponing the Fall for Arts Festival to Saturday, October 10th, 11 AM - 4 PM. Updated schedule information to follow.
UPDATE 10/9 - Roosevelt Island Fall For Arts Festival will take place Saturday October 10.