LAKE CITY – ArtFields, the South’s biggest art competition, continues through Friday, April 30. Free public art experiences abound and visitors are invited to experience the unexpected with the works of 400 Southern artists. Check out Columbia, S.C., Power Company Collaborative’s interactive installation – The Home Project – build a three-dimensional sculpture with 2015 People’s Choice 3-D prize-winning artists Patz and Mike Fowle.
Also, check out our newest community mural created by the South Carolina Rural Arts Project, artist Herman Keith and local students. The Dandelion Gala – A Culinary & Musical Experience in White – takes place on Thursday, April 28, from 6-10 p.m. Chef LaTasha McCutchen, season 13 winner of FOX’s “Hell’s Kitchen,” will prepare a variety of handcrafted hors d’oeuvres.
Louise Latour, founded in 1797, will provide a selection of French wines accompanied by a full bar. Guests decked out in all white attire will enjoy the sounds of gospel, soul and R&B-infused artist Liz Vice from Portland, Oregon.
Tickets are available on the website www.artfieldssc.org/. Foodies, Film and Music, Friday, April 29, from 6-9:30 p.m. To start the evening, Plastic Musik will perform in the Village Green complete with boomwhackers, buckets and kiddie pools as they put their radical twist on the greatest hits of our time. Portrait contest, Saturday, April 30, from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. The finale will be Saturday, April 30, from 6:30-11 p.m.