Spring 4th Avenue Street Fair

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It’s that time again for the popular 4th Avenue Spring Street Fair.  Lots to do at  this 3 day event, including shopping, eating, listening to music, enjoying the art, etc.

The next Street Fair is March 21, 22, 23, 2014. Hours are 10 am to 6pm (dusk) each day. The Street Fair takes place between Ninth Street and University Blvd. along Fourth Avenue. Click here for a map Free to the public, the Fourth Avenue Street Fair brings together 400+ arts and crafts booths, 35+ food vendors,Main Stage, street musicians, food, jugglers, street performers, the ever so popular Free Kids hands-on-art Pavilion. There is face painting, balloons, demonstrations, sidewalk entertainment and tons of other fun activities.
This is Tucson’s Largest Arts Venue.
A Tucson Tradition

More info at: http://www.fourthavenue.org/

And nearby at Fluxx Studio & Gallery, 414 E. 9th St. (just east of 4th Avenue) will be a beautiful art show of natural desert plants painted into beautiful decorations which I’ve previously seen (and admired):

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Carolyn Classen
Carolyn Sugiyama Classen, a life long Democrat, was born & raised in the State of Hawaii, was a Legislative Aide for U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye on Capitol Hill, and practiced law for a while. In Tucson she worked as a tribal staff attorney for the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and later was the Interim Executive Director of the now defunct Domestic Violence Commission. In 2008 she became a “My Tucson” guest columnist for the Tucson Citizen newspaper, then continued blogging for Tucsoncitizen.com for over four and a half years. Her blogsite was entitled “Carolyn’s Community” about community events and some political news, until Gannett Publishing shut down the site on January 31, 2014. She started with Blog for Arizona on Feb. 11, 2014. Part time she has been sitting as a Hearing Officer in Pima County Consolidated Justice Courts Small Claims Division since April, 2005. She is married to University of Arizona Distinguished Professor Albrecht Classen, a native of Germany. They have one son, who lives in Seattle, WA with his wife and daughter. She is also the Editor of the Southern Arizona Japanese Cultural Coalition website, www.southernazjapan.org (since Jan. 2013).

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  1. Last day of this popular street fair. Dropped by to see David Craig’s desert art against at Fluxx Gallery, then browsed the vendors and then wandered into an antique store called Nowhere Land at 414 E. 7th St. off of 4th Avenue. They have a free library (no kidding) where I found a 1944 edition of my favorite childhood book “Green Mansions”. Lots more to do till 6 p.m. today.

  2. Something for everyone at this spring fair: leather sandals, wall hangings, sculptures, jewelry, bowls w/ chopsticks, even sushi making boxes, and lots of delicious food and entertainment. Two more days of fun this weekend, and don’t forget to get your 4th Avenue Spring Street Fair tshirt w/ that cute lizard design on the poster.

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