GREEN RIVER– This past weekend marked the 17th Annual River Festival and the 14th Annual Art on the Green competition, which included lots of music, vendors, art, and activities for the community to enjoy and partake in.
The annual Cajun Shrimp Boil kicked things off Friday night as local band Nowhere Fast played live music spanning an array of genres.
The Knights of Columbus also offered a spaghetti for the community. The night came to a close with a fireworks display that went off over the river.
On Saturday, activities got started with the Run with the Horses Marathon, Half-Marathon, and 10K. Check out results for the races here.
There was also the Car Show at Evers Park throughout the day, in which several people showed off their spiffed up rides. A horseshoe competition also took place at Evers Park.
The dog fetching competition hosted by Red Desert Humane Society took place in the morning at Expedition Island. There was also a ball pit set up for dogs to play in.
The Great Duck Race was a big hit, drawing attention and participation from several of the festival goers.
Check out more photos of the 17th Annual River Festival below.
Art on the Green
The 14th Annual Art on the Green featured a talented group of artists this year. High school, amateur, semi-professional, and professional 2D and 3D artists participated in a 24 hour art competition.
Community members joined in on the fun with Battle on the Green. The community had the opportunity to vote on their favorite piece.
Check out some photos of the 14th Annual Art on the Green competition below.