Spindle City Fest

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Spindle City Fest is all about art, music, food, fun, mind and body. It serves as an opportunity for Fall River and the surrounding communities to showcase what the area has to offer in the realms of art, entertainment, victuals, and creativity.

There will be an artist market, holistic makers, fitness classes, beer and wine tastings, and a live performance by local legend Neal McCarthy. You can participate in all of these events for free!


 Next Festival: March 9, 2019

10:00-3:00 Open Studios, Art Vendors, Psychic Readings, & Tarot Readings
10:30-11:30  Yoga with Andre Gadbois, SALT Fitness Company
11:30-12:30  Contemporary Cannabis Culture: A talk with Spencer Holistics
12:00-12:30 Session 1: Drums Alive with Tracey Glynn, PULSE Mobile Music and Movement
12:30-1:00 Session 2: Drums Alive with Tracey Glynn, PULSE Mobile Music and Movement
12:30-1:30   Wine and Cheese Tasting by Portugalia Marketplace
2:00-3:00    Live Performance by Neal McCarthy Trio
2:00-3:00   Beer Tasting by Troy City Brewing


Urban Sketchers will be participating in the event and can be found sketching at some Spindle City events. Participating Urban Sketchers artists are happy to have you look over their shoulder and see what they are working on.

Urban Sketchers is an international organization of sketchers who do quick, live sketches of the world in front of them. They share their sketches through their blogs, social media, and publications.

Learn more about Urban Sketchers at their table during the festival, or on their websiteFacebook page, and Instagram.

You can also keep up with local sketching through Thea Ernest’s Instagram




Art ~ Music ~ Victuals ~ Mind and Body

This program is supported, in part by a grant from the Fall River Cultural Council, a local agency supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, and also funded by a Cultural Investment Portfolio/Peers Grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council



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Reception: MARCH 23, 2019 at 1:00 PM

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