Ethos Celebration of the Arts

Saturday, October 7

10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Ethos Celebration of the Arts Franklin, IndianaEnjoy 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



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

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