Ethos Celebration of the Arts

Saturday, October 1

10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Logo-EthosEnjoy a daylong event featuring the Fall Vintage Fest, Chalk the Walk, a Community Art Show and Juried Art Show. Throughout the day live entertainment will be held at the Amphitheater as well as food vendors, a Beer Garden, Car Cruise-In and Canvas Clash! Join us for art demonstrations and interactive art activities for all ages!

Location Amphitheater
Young's Creek Park, Downtown Franklin Indiana


Events Ethos of the Arts


Presenting Sponsors

B2S Life Sciences

Johnson Memorial Health

Hoffman and Newcomb



The Indigos

7 p.m.

on the music stage

The Indigos are an independent rock band from Muncie, Indiana. They rock an "Indigroove" - with groovy roots meshed with a collective rock 'n' roll influences.



A Rumble to Remember

Canvas Clash 3

6:30 p.m.

at the amphitheater

Live artist competition featuring open-air painting. Art in 20 minutes created right in front of you. Three rounds of competition - one art warrior. Free admission. Buy artist votes. Proceeds go to Discover Downtown Franklin.

For the Youth Artist Clash


Canvas Clash

The Schedule

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Fall Vintage Fest - facilitated by the downtown merchants
(80+ vendors throughout the downtown)  

Chalk the Walk
Learn More and Register

Noon to 3 p.m.
Community Art Show at the Drive 

Facilitated through the Franklin Parks and Recreation Department  

Noon to 5:30 p.m.
Juried Art Show
(professional artists competing for monetary prizes) 

Food Vendors Open 

2 to 5:30 p.m.
Musical Performances on the Stage
(Franklin Symphonic Council arranged the performances)  

  • 2 to 2:45 p.m. - Miami Nation Singing/Drumming Ensemble
  • 3 to 3:45 p.m. - The Indianapolis Ceili Band (Irish  Band)
  • 4 to 4:45 p.m. - Grupo Bembe (Latin Salsa)
  • 5 to 5:30 p.m. - Southern Indiana Taiko Drummers

4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Porchtober Band to play on the Wild Geese Bookshop porch

6 p.m.
Beer and Wine Garden Opens

6:30 p.m.
Canvas Clash
(Live artist competition featuring open-air painting)

6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

The Indigos on the Music Stage

10 p.m.
Event Closes

Event Sponsors

Event Partners

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