Avon Arts Festival to impact traffic, transportation over the weekend
The Avon Festival of the Arts takes place this weekend on Lake Street and in the Avon Recreation Center west parking lot. The two-day outdoor event features juried artists from across the nation representing painting, sculpture, jewelry, ceramics and much more.
During the two-day festival, residents and attendees can expect a number of impacts to traffic, parking and transportation.
Avon transit modifications
The Lake Street Bus Stop will be closed from 11 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 5 through noon on Monday, Aug. 9. Please use the bus stop on Mikaela Way, which is located behind the Recreation Center.
All other Avon Transit bus stops will operate as normally scheduled. Avon Transit will stay on schedule as conditions permit.
Temporary road closures
Lake Street will be closed from the Avon Recreation Center north lot beginning at 11 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 5 through Monday, Aug. 9 at 12 p.m.
Participate in The Longevity Project
The Longevity Project is an annual campaign to help educate readers about what it takes to live a long, fulfilling life in our valley. This year Kevin shares his story of hope and celebration of life with his presentation Cracked, Not Broken as we explore the critical and relevant topic of mental health.
Free on-street parking is available as well as at the Avon Elementary School and Beaver Creek Bear parking lots.
For more information on the Avon impacts, please visit Avon.org or call (970) 748-4000.
If you go
The event will take place Saturday, Aug. 7 and Sunday, Aug. 8 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Lake Street and in the Avon Recreation Center’s west parking lot.