6th annual DDS Fall Food and Craft Festival
ArTs at Bost also attended the 6th annual DDS Fall Food and Craft Festival in Little Rock on Friday, October 7th. Twelve consumers and staff traveled to Little Rock and ran the ArTs at Bost booth-selling artwork and magnets made by consumers in the art classes provided by Bost each Thursday. Consumers sold 52 artworks. When consumers and staff were not working at the booth, they were able to visit other booths to purchase artworks from vendors and food trucks. There was also live music that staff and consumers enjoyed dancing to.
ArTs at Bost Booth at the 6th annual DDS Fall Food and Craft Festival in Little Rock
Pictured L to R: Olivia R. ArTs at Bost Assistant Birdie Knotts, ArTs at Bost Coordinator LaDawna Dillman, Jenny F. and Rosie K.
Customers shopping the ArTs at Bost Booth Pictured: Todd D.
Dancing at the DDS Fall Festival-Pictured: Olivia R. and Rosie K.
Chaffee Crossing Farmers and Artisan Markets Oktoberfest
ArTs at Bost then attended the Chaffee Crossing Farmers and Artisan Markets Oktoberfest on Saturday, October 8th, in Fort Smith. Eighteen consumers, staff. and volunteers ran the ArTs at Bost booth, selling artwork as well as playing the carnival game “Junk in the Trunk” and passing out over 8 pounds of candy! When not working in the booth consumers attended the rest of the festival- there were over 150 booths with vendors selling everything from beef jerky to handmade cutting boards. There was also a Star Wars parade, a dog-stume contest, Fort Smith Animal Haven brought dogs for adoption and there was even a therapy horse available for petting.
ArTs at Bost Booth at the Chaffee Crossing Farmers and Artisan Markets Oktoberfest with other not-for-profits booths.
ArTs at Bost Booth at the Chaffee Crossing Farmers and Artisan Markets Oktoberfest Pictured-ArTs at Bost Coordinator LaDawna Dillman.
ArTs at Bost Volunteers Katherine Dillman(L) and Olivia Thompson(R) playing “Junk in the Trunk” with festival goers.