First Poverty Bay Arts Festival Set To Go Thanks to Generous Local Sponsors


Planning for the first ever Poverty Bay Arts Festival is now shifting into high gear. With just weeks to go the list of participating businesses and artists is now firmed up and we’ll be bringing you additional information and participant profiles as the clock ticks down to this exciting arts event.

“The Poverty Bay Arts Festival committee thanks our premier sponsors, the Des Moines Arts Commission and the Associated Students of Highline Community College for making the inaugural Poverty Bay Arts Festival on Saturday, September 25, a reality” said Cora Morrison one of the event organizers.

Major sponsors who have generously contributed include: The Waterland Blog, The Print Place, John L. Scott Real Estate, Edward Jones (7th Ave.), Balloon Wizards, and Snure Law Office.

Business sponsors and non-profit organizations involved to make this event happen include:

  • Auntie Irene’s
  • Bodle Chiropractic
  • Breeders Theater
  • Des Moines Dental Associates
  • Des Moines Florist
  • Des Moines United Methodist Church
  • Dushan’s, Kaihana Sushi Saki
  • Marvin Osterhout, DDS
  • New Tokyo Teriyaki
  • Pauline’s Nail Spa
  • Salon Michelle
  • Sound Gynocology
  • Spyros Gyros
  • State Farm Insurance/Vicki Bergquist Insurance Agency
  • Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce
  • Tuscany at Des Moines Creek
  • Waterland Wellness and Massage

Ms. Morrison of Des Moines Florist told WLB, “This is the first of its kind for the Des Moines community and we hope that it is just the beginning of a long tradition for the area businesses and artists.”

The Waterland Blog will keep our readers up to date on bands, artists and participating businesses as we get closer to the event.


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