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stART on the Street Set to Return to Union Station This Weekend

Thursday, November 29, 2018

 

stART on the Street returns to Union Station

stART on the Street is set to return to Union Station for the 13th annual stART at the Station.

The event will take place on Sunday, December 2 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The organization is offering half-priced admission to the Preview in exchange for a donation to Veterans Inc.

“We’re excited to host a donation drive this year. By partnering with Veterans Inc., we’re able to give something back to those who put their ‘all’ on the line for us,” said stART Director Nikki Erskine.

stART at the Station

Attendees will be able to shop from over 130 local artists, crafters, and makers, spread throughout Union Station’s Concourse, Rotunda, and Grand Hall.

The works vary from woodwork, clothing, candles, and glass to jewelry, soaps, photography, and more, including traditional holiday items like cards, ornaments, and stocking stuffers.

Music will also be included in this year’s event.

Acts include multiple award-winning singer/songwriters: both Gracie Day and Albino Mbie will perform, and The Clark Chorale Ensemble will perform acapella in the Lounge and the Rotunda.

 

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