TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – It’s the first Friday in July, which means it’s the first Artwalk Friday in the North Topeka Arts District.
People gathered around the Red Bud Stage to listen to the Carje Jazz Combo. This week’s performers are graduates of Seaman High School.
The music will continue until 8 p.m. The first Friday is free for the public. Just bring your own water to keep cool.
“I think people are so happy to come out that I think we could have somebody doing a yo-yo on stage and they’re going to love that, like ‘oh that’s awesome’,” he said. he declares.
People walked around drawing on concrete and taking advantage of the open stores.
NOTO Executive Director Thomas Underwood said throughout the summer they had seen more and more people coming to enjoy the festivities. It’s another way to showcase the diversity of the arts district.
“That’s what keeps them going and nobody gets really rich here, but they thrive on being able to share their love, their arts or their expertise that they offer and so that’s what people live for. “
Shawnee County Commissioners on Wednesday morning spoke about adding a giraffe sculpture to Breezeway Park. Underwood said there will be a groundbreaking ceremony for the official opening of the catwalk with several works of art and concrete paintings for children to play on.
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