Interactive arts fun for kids plus performers take over Chemainus

Chemainus’s Kidz Art Beat — a free art festival for children, youth and families — is taking to Waterwheel Park on Saturday, Aug. 15.

Chemainus’s Kidz Art Beat — a free art festival for children, youth and families — is taking to Waterwheel Park on Saturday, Aug. 15.

Featuring local artists and more than 25 interactive arts activities, plus local performers taking the stage all day in the Waterwheel Park bandshell, it is sure to be a ton of fun for all ages.

From 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. the Chemainus Crofton Community Schools Association and the Chemainus Valley Cultural Arts Society are presenting all kinds of music, arts, tap dancing and theatre.

It will culminate in a concert from              6-7 p.m. by Major Conrad Flapps, actor, comedian, clown and musician, on the bandshell stage.