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Arlington Festival of the Arts Debuts This Weekend

Highland Street in the Clarendon District of Arlington will be transformed into an outdoor art gallery this summer when the Arlington Festival of the Arts debuts this weekend. Festival patrons can expect to see paintings, contemporary and whimsical art, life-size sculptures, photography, jewelry, and more. In addition, a Gourmet Food Truck Expo will be hosted by the Clarendon Alliance. Admission to the art show is free and open to the public.

The two-day event will showcase the work of more than 150 artists, which will line North Highland Street from 13th Street North past Wilson Boulevard, Clarendon Boulevard and the metro station, and will end on Washington Boulevard. All artists will be on site for the duration of the show, available to discuss their art, techniques, and inspiration.

A variety of gourmet food trucks, located on Wilson Boulevard and Clarendon Central Park, will offer diverse menus including Mediterranean and Vietnamese cuisine, seafood, sandwiches, salads, and desserts. A variety of wines will also be available.

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