Art, family festival draw crowd

Thursday, June 16, 2022
DAR/Samantha Tucker

The Plein Air Festival ran concurrently with a Family Fun Festival on Saturday, June 11. Competing artists painted outdoors at the event, and visitors got to join in by contributing to community art projects. Booths, activities and crafts were also available. Plein Air Festival works are on display at MHAM until June 26 The Plein Air Festival winners are: Best in Show, Ellen Hahs Flentge of Cape Girardeau; first place, Rose Anne Stanard of Poplar Bluff; second place, Sonja Halstead of Portageville; third place, Caleb Knodell of Bloomington, Indian; and honorable mention, Scott Kelley of Cape Girardeau, Mattylin Stacy of Poplar Bluff and Marty Harlan of Poplar Bluff.