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First annual Gravity art fair and Skate Contest coming to Tony Hawk-funded skate park in Ferndale

rise and grind, individuals. there's a free contemporary paintings fair and skating contest coming to Ferndale's newest skate park. Let's roll!

In partnership with show Productions, up to date Skate and Surf, and Ferndale Parks and Rec, the first annual Gravity paintings fair and Skate Contest will ollie its means through Ferndale's Geary Park (which become partially funded through a $250,000 grant by means of Tony Hawk's groundwork in 2019) from eleven a.m.-7 p.m. on Saturday, June 12 — and or not it's absolutely free.

The art reasonable will function greater than 50 native artists selling their wares, starting from art prints and long-established illustrations, streetwear, jewelry, add-ons, and skateboard deck artwork. There can be meals vans, too, in addition to children' activities.

As for the skate contest run by modern Skate and Surf, the all-a while, all-skill stages classic jam session will have a good time "the athleticism and physical artistry of skateboarding, BMX, scooters, and inline skating," according to an announcement. To throw your deck into the ring, er, quarter pipe, you have to register to your respective class earlier than the adventure.

The Gravity paintings fair and Skate Contest is on Saturday, June 12 from eleven a.m.-7 p.m.; Geary Park, 1198 Earle Blvd., Ferndale; gravityferndale.com; Admission and registration are free.

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