TallasseeNOW RiverFest

The fun and entertainment at Bell Park lasted well after sundown last year during TallasseeNOW RiverFest as people sat and listened to Joanna Love and Todd and the Tone Def Hobos.

If art and music is your thing, next weekend's TallasseeNOW! RiverFest will be right up your alley.

The completely revamped two-day event begins June 7 with the annual quilt show where local quilters will display their talented patchwork from 3 to 6 p.m. at Studio B in downtown Tallassee.

Across the street at the Trustmark Bank annex building, the Dixie Art Colony will hold an exhibit of local artists’ work from 6 to 8 p.m. At Bell Park, events will kick off at 7 p.m. with a cornhole tournament and Old Rowe

Place Acoustic Band will take the stage for a free evening of fun and entertainment. June 8, festivities begin early at city hall with the   from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The quilt show will continue at Studio B from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. and the Dixie Art Colony and local art exhibit will be on display inside the Trustmark Annex building and Restoration 49, located directly across the street, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

The Tallassee Museum Amory will offer free tours of the facility and the Trophy Room will have Dovard Taunton Art exhibits on display from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Louie's Snow Cones in downtown will have a special build a sundae event from 1 to 3 p.m.

Entertainment will fill the Mt. Vernon Theatre beginning at 6:30 p.m. with Todd and the Tone Deaf Hobos, The K-Otics and The Sweet Younguns.

The Wharf casual seafood truck will be on hand to fill everyone's appetites.

These events are free to the public with the exception of Saturday's concert at Mt. Vernon Theatre. To purchase tickets, go to www.mtvernontheater.net.

For more information, visit www.tallasseecdc.com.