Festivale 50: Celebration of the Arts

The public is invited to attend Festivale 50 on Friday, February 22, 1-4pm to experience a hands-on celebration of arts and culture in Pinellas. The event, sponsored by Pinellas Community Foundation and presented by Regions, is on the campus of Creative Pinellas, 12211 Walsingham Rd. in Largo.

Festivale 50 is open to the public. Admission is free with a Pinellas Community Foundation (PCF) membership of $50 or more and $30 for nonmembers. To become a PCF member visit 
www.pinellascf.org. Festivale 50 tickets for nonmembers are available at www.pinellascf.org/festivale50

The fee allows attendees to enjoy festival food and experience a myriad of activities such as trying a pottery wheel, listening to the Ruth Eckerd Hall traveling chorus, playing The Florida Orchestra’s drums, oboe and other musical instruments, and engaging with the ACT II working artists.

The event commemorates 50 years of charitable giving by the Pinellas Community Foundation to a wide range of charitable organizations. Festivale 50 specifically showcases the arts and cultural organizations supported by the foundation.

Participating groups are the American Stage Theatre; Arts Conservatory for Teens (ACTS); Clearwater Jazz Holiday; Creative Clay; Dunedin Fine Art Center; EMIT; Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art; Morean Arts Center; Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg; NOMAD; PARC; Pinellas Community Foundation ACT II Artists; Pinellas Sheriff’s Police Athletic League (PAL); Ruth Eckerd Hall; Sherwood White, community volunteer and Elvis impersonator; The Arc Tampa Bay and The Florida Orchestra.

For more information, contact Pinellas Community Foundation at 727-531-0058.

The following was shared by the Pinellas Community Foundation.