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Applications: Due May 19th
We want your sponsorship!
Art Activity Leader: Due May 13th
Blanden 4K Run/Walk
Blanden Art Museum and Fort Dodge Parks and Recreation will be kicking off the 85th year of the Blanden with a 4K Run/Walk. This activity will take you by some of the public art located in the Fort Dodge area, as well as display our popular trail system.
Cost: Includes event registration and T-Shirt
Pre-Registration - $15.00
Day of - $25.00
Date: Saturday, June 10th, 2017
Time: Registration: 7:00am
Race Begins: 8:00am
Where: Start and End at the Blanden Art Museum
Register: Online at Fort Dodge Parks & Recreation.
Questions? Contact Erin at or 515-573-3429.
The distinctive flavors and aroma of food can be found throughout the festival.
The Ice Cream Truck
The Grub Hub
East N Boys
Short n' Scruffy
Michael Mericle, Magician
Air-dry Clay Sculptures with Beads
Make Your Own Slime!
Eulenspiegel Puppet Workshop: Make & Take
Paint by Numbers Project
Artists selling original artwork in a variety of mediums in the Artist's Tent and Juried Fine Art Booths
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THANK YOU!!! :D
It was a hot one out there, but all of you made it one cool day, and we just want to sincerely say thank you!
Shout out to our sponsors (Iowa Arts Council, Fort Dodge Ford Toyota, Blue Ribbon Pelham Waters, City of Fort Dodge, Iowa Official Page, and the Blanden Charitable Foundation), artists, volunteers, art activity leaders, food vendors, performers, and visitors who made this year so successful.
Booths were judged by overall creativity, technical ability, quality, booth appearance and engagement.
1st Place: Maureen Powers
2nd Place: Paul Peterson
3rd Place: Doug Abbott
Honorable Mention: Gary Winkler
People's Choice Winner: Emily Moore
Thank you, and we're already looking forward to next year!