Have you ever sat on a Yak? Would you like to? It’s one of the many fun things planned for your family at the Sixth Annual Celebration of the Arts in Avon this Saturday and Sunday.

Enjoy a weekend in the hills of Avon celebrating arts and music. Avon Area Arts is hosting the sixth annual Celebration of the Arts on Saturday, June 9th, 10am to 6pm, and Sunday, June 10th, 10am to 4pm. This event is a family event, free to the public, and held at Angel Fire Ranch, 17902 300th Street, south of Avon.

A variety of area artists will display their work, many will demonstrate, and items will be for sale. Art includes pottery, jewelry, painting, drawing, photography, jewelry, fiber arts, woodcarving, and many others.

Many musicians offering a variety of music will perform throughout the weekend. Check www.frontporcharts.com for performance schedules.

Families are invited to enjoy Celebration of the Arts. Children’s activities include face painting, silly sunglasses, nature murals, illustrating, and others. A food court with a variety of selections is on site. A yak will be visiting for individuals to sit upon for photo opportunities.

Avon Area Arts is a 501c3 non-profit organization based in Avon, MN, and tax-deductible donations are appreciated. For more information, directions, exhibiting artists, music schedules, and food court can be found on the website, www.frontporcharts.com