Eat and shop at 6th Annual Art Hop & Taste Fest | Arts & Culture
Largo, Florida -- Participants will "hop" to local shops via free shuttle buses from the library. Each stop will feature an artist and offer snacks and beverages.
Then, return to the library for tastings from dozens of restaurants, take part in silent and live auctions, and enter contests for door prizes and other drawings.
Featured entertainment will be the Tampa Female Jazz Singer Lisa Casalino. She has been entertaining people throughout the Tampa Bay area for over 15 years. From private parties, weddings and events to restaurants and clubs to professional sports and musical theater, Lisa’s voice, style and charm and her singing of the standards and Jazz is what brings people coming back to see her time and again.
The event will also feature fine art of all different mediums from local artists, great food samples from restaurants like Salt and Pepper, Nauti Nancy’s, ClearSky Beachside Café, RG’s Bookmark Café, Texas Cattle Company, Four Monkeys Candy Connection and more, and a Youth Art Exhibit by Largo High School and Elementary School Students. The Greater Largo Library Foundation will also be featuring artist and art work from the clients of PARC.
This year theater groups from Francis Wilson Playhouse and the Westcoast Players will serve as greeters and guides.
Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. at the Largo Public Library and participants may “hop” to several local shops between 6 and 8 p.m. via free shuttle buses. Each business will feature an artist and offer refreshments. We will be featuring the following businesses on the tour, Belleair Flowers, My Salon, Beans About Cooking and William Dean Chocolates.
This year’s entertainment at the Library will include the piano students of John Campbell from OscolaFundamental High School and participants can also bid on silent auction items, win prizes at chance drawings and door prizes.
The events primary Sponsors are Bright House Networks, Raymond James, C1 Bank and The Palms of Largo.
Individual tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the door. If you purchase a VIP ticket ($100 individual; $150 couple), your name will be included in the program and an invitation to our Thank You Dinner in April. You may purchase tickets at any of the Stops on the Art Hop, come by the Library or by calling the Greater Largo Library Foundation at 586-7398. Tickets are also available online at www.gllf.org
Purchase tickets at the library or by calling (727) 586-7398.