The 2021 Gloucester Arts Festival will kick off on June 3 with the unveiling of sculptures on Main Street and a U.S. Navy Fleet Forces Band concert. But that will be just the beginning of the monthlong festival.
Returning to Gloucester for its fifth year, the festival will include a variety of events such as a Virginia Symphony Orchestra free community “concert under the stars,” a Brews & Brine event at historic White Marsh Farm, a bluegrass concert at Abingdon Church, and Cocktails in the Garden at Brent and Becky’s.
Festival-goers will be able to interact with plein air artists from across the mid-Atlantic at each of the events, and will be able to watch throughout the month as the artists paint the Heart of the River collection and compete for over $20,000 in prize money.
The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts’ Artmobile will also visit Gloucester during the month.
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