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NEW!

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.

Prizes Awarded!

Questions? Contact Erin at ehabben@fortdodgeiowa.org or 515-573-3429.

ENTERTAINMENT

FOOD

KID'S TENT

ARTISTS

The distinctive flavors and aroma of food can be found throughout the festival. 

Included:

Sneakers

The Ice Cream Truck

The Grub Hub

Dominos

Eulenspiegel Puppet Theatre Company

10:15-11:00am

3:00-4:00pm

M.J. Laupp

11:15-12:30pm

East N Boys

1:00-2:30pm

Short n' Scruffy

4:15-5:00pm

Michael Mericle, Magician

11:00am-1:00pm

3:00-4:00pm

Wheel Throwing

Air-dry Clay Sculptures with Beads

Make Your Own Slime!

Watercolor Painting 

Eulenspiegel Puppet Workshop: Make & Take

Paint by Numbers Project

Face Painting

Spin Art

Artists selling original artwork in a variety of mediums in the Artist's Tent and Juried Fine Art Booths

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Participating Artists 

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 CouncilFort Dodge Ford ToyotaBlue Ribbon Pelham WatersCity 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

Congratulations!!!

Thank you, and we're already looking forward to next year!

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920 3rd Avenue South

Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501

Tues-Closed; Appt. Only

Wed-Sat; 1-4:00 PM

(Masks are Required for Entry to Museum; They are to be worn at all times while inside the museum. 

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