Rockledge Arts and Craft Show Has Something For Everyone
By Space Coast Daily // January 24, 2015
set for Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 24 and 25
Show Features Cruise-On-In Car Show Saturday; Special Appearance by Queen Elsa Sunday
BREVARD COUNTY • ROCKLEDGE, FLORIDA – The 7th Annual Rockledge Arts and Crafts Show will span two full days on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 24 and 25. The event will take place between Cedar Street and Elm Street on Barton Boulevard in Rockledge, and is sponsored by the Rockledge Community Redevelopment Agency.
The show will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 24, and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 25. Spectator admission is free.
On Saturday, Jan. 24, the show will be held in conjunction with the City’s Cruise-On-In car show at 1 p.m., when more than 100 classic and muscle cars will line the eastbound lanes of Barton Boulevard.
In addition to the car show, Saturday will also feature musical entertainment from DJ Fast Eddy (Eddy Dyer), and a variety of food items will be available from local merchants.
Courtesy of PNC Bank, Sunday, Jan. 25, will feature a special appearance by Queen Elsa between 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m., face painting from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., as well as activities presented by Brevard Zoo.
Two food trucks, Shaw’s BBQ and Joey’s Chicago Style Food, will be selling a wide array of concessions.
“The City anticipates nearly 70 local and out-of-state vendors, who will offer unique art, distinctive crafts, handmade jewelry, and a host of other items for sale,” said Lisa Nicholas of the City of Rockledge.
“Entry standards for the show are stringent, so attendees and consumers can expect one-of-a-kind, high-quality merchandise. For shoppers’ convenience, two ATM machines will be available onsite.”
NOTE: Rockledge visitors and residents should be aware that Barton Boulevard will be closed between Cedar Street and Elm Street from 5 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 24, to approximately 7 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 25.
For additional information contact the Rockledge Community Redevelopment Agency at 321-305-4975.
About the City of Rockledge
Encompassing approximately 11.5 square miles and a population of just over 25,600, the City of Rockledge is the oldest incorporated municipality in Brevard County. Founded on the shoreline of the aesthetic Indian River Lagoon in 1887, Rockledge is a full-service community that provides its citizens with a wide array of services, including law enforcement, fire protection and emergency medical responders, and solid waste and recycling collection, as well as a considerable number of parks and recreational opportunities. Although Rockledge is primarily a residential community, the City has a stable base of clean, light industry and offers a variety of available commercial and retail establishments to meet the needs of its residents.
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About the Rockledge Community Redevelopment Agency
In accordance with Florida statute, Rockledge City Council established the City of Rockledge Community Redevelopment Agency in 2002 as a dependent special district to guide the City in its redevelopment efforts. The mission of the Rockledge Community Redevelopment Agency is to foster revitalization of the redevelopment district, and ultimately the entire City; pursue economic development opportunities, while also serving as a liaison and advocate for the existing business community; and preserve and enhance the tax base. www.ChooseRockledge.com | www.Facebook.com/ChooseRockledgeNow
About PNC Bank
PNC offers a wide range of services for all customers, from individuals and small businesses, to corporations and government entities. Visit the Rockledge Branch at 630 Barnes Blvd., or call, 321.632.2027. Walk-in hours: Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Drive-up hours: Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Closed Sundays.