The sixth annual Spring Into Arts Festival in downtown Concord on Saturday will be a day-long arts and entertainment event.
The festival, centered on Union Street, is free.
Fine artists and crafters from across the Carolinas will sell their work 10 a.m.-5 p.m., including paintings, pottery and clay creations, jewelry, metalwork and wood turning.
On the music stage near the Historic Cabarrus Courthouse, Chapel Hill-based South Wing will play original rock music and covers of Gratefull Dead and Allman Brothers tunes from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
The Rusty Knox Band will play mixed-genre acoustic and electric music 1-2:30 p.m., and Concord's Exit 54 will cover classic rock, country and beach tunes 3-4:30 p.m.
In the free Kids' Zone 10a.m.-5.m., children can make imaginative creations from recycled materials at The Scrap Exchange, see free performances, create art and enjoy other activities.
Food available all day will include creative cuisine and "kid-friendly" treats from local shops and restaurants. Festival goers can dine on the lawn of the historic courthouse and enjoy the music.
For more information call 704-784-4208 or visit www.springintoartscom.