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5th Annual St. Francis Arts Festival - Appassionato: Celebrating life through the arts

Presented by The Episcopal Church of Saint Francis of Assisi at St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church, Indian Springs Village AL

Oct 04 - 06 2019
5th Annual St. Francis Arts Festival - Appassionato: Celebrating life through the arts

From beautiful music to amazing storytelling to delicious cooking, the festival aims to celebrate life through the arts, and the community is invited to join in the celebration!

The Episcopal Church of St. Francis of Assisi cordially invites the larger community to the 5th Annual St. Francis Arts Festival, to be held on October 4-6, 2019. From beautiful music with pianist Dr. Anthony Pattin to amazing storytelling with Dolores Hydock to inspiring documentaries to delicious cooking with chef extraordinaire Alfredo Valencia to children’s activities, the festival aims to celebrate life through the arts.  All are welcome to this family-friendly celebration!

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Individual passes (covering all events) are $30; family passes (for parents and children under the age of 18, covering all events) are $50. Passes can be purchased at the following link:—appassionato-celebrati/

Contact: 205-988-4371


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Friday, October 4, 7:00 – 8:30 PM – The Voice of the Piano
An inspiring evening presenting the Oscar-winning documentary The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved my Life (2013), immediately followed by a piano recital featuring renowned pianist Dr. Anthony Pattin.
Saturday, October 5, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Children’s Corner
A fun interactive family concert with Catmosphere’s Alyssa Jewell, followed by craft time for children of all ages with 10-year old guest artist Maggie Rodgers.
Saturday, October 5, 7:00 – 8:30 PM – Silence: The Adventure of a Medieval Warrior Woman
An evening of stunning storytelling with the amazing Dolores Hydock. Followed by a reception.
Sunday, October 6, 9:30 AM – Laudes Creaturarum: Blessing of the Animals Service
A service for beloved pets and their human companions with music provided by No Longer Strangers.
Sunday, October 6, 3:00 – 5:00 PM – Delicious and Beyond
An uplifting afternoon presenting the captivating documentary Jiro Dreams of Sushi (2012), immediately followed by a cooking presentation of a traditional Mexican dish by chef extraordinaire Alfredo Valencia.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church

3545 Cahaba Valley Road, Indian Springs Village , AL 35124

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