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Chalk up walks in Hood River

Business group sponsors annual contest

Come join the fun as the Hood River Downtown Business Association and GorgeArts sponsor the second annual Chalk Art Contest held in conjunction with October's First Friday event.

Whether you're an artist or just want to view what can be created with chalk, you can enjoy this whimsical community event.

Chalk artists are encouraged to incorporate a fall or harvest theme into their work.

The contest will be held Friday, Oct. 4, from 4 to 6:30 p.m.

Each artist must register from 4 to 6 p.m. on Oct. 4 at Deli Mart. They will receive an assigned section in downtown Hood River. There is no entry fee.

Categories include adult; teen, 13-17; and children ages, 3-5, 6-9, 10-12.

Chalk will be available ($2 for 2 boxes of colored chalk and 2 sticks of white chalk).

Prizes for category winners will be awarded during the November 1st First Friday event.


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