Art Rave open house in Alberni

The Art Rave Society is holding a meet and greet night on Friday, March 30 at 7 p.m. at Island Gallery, 5060 Argyle St.

Art Rave 2012 is an arts festival planned for Aug. 4–5 to coincide with Port Alberni’s centennial celebrations. Art Rave is a juried festival designed to promote the Rotary Arts District along Argyle Street.

Organizers are hoping to set up at least eight outdoor pavilions, food vendors, musicians, buskers and more entertainment for the two-day celebration. Kids events and live demos of “art in the making” are also planned.

To find out who’s behind the festival, the Art Rave Society is holding a meet and greet night this Friday, March 30 at 7 p.m. at Island Gallery, 5060 Argyle St.

The evening will include  door prizes too. For more info, check out the website at www.artrave.org.