Beaver Creek Art Festival arrives this weekend

Beaver Creek Art Festival arrives this weekend
Local News

By Melanie Wong

It all started with 7-foot long paper mache alligator in Coral Springs, Florida.That’s how the Beaver Creek Art Festival now comes to be in its very successful 28th year on Aug. 1 and 2, with some of the country’s most innovative photographers, painters, jewelry makers and sculptors clamoring to set up shop on Beaver Creek’s cobbled streets.The gator mailboxAs event director Howard Alan — art lover and founder/president of Howard Alan Events — tells it, it was the late 1990s, and he was running a popular Florida art festival called the Las Olas Art Show. One artist, Don Epstein, wanted …

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