New Haven Riverfront Arts District FIRE FEST 2011

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Photo taken by JOHN WILDING at last year's fire fest

The Riverfront Arts District FIRE FEST 2011will be held Saturday, November 5 in Downtown New Haven, Missouri on Front and Main Streets. The Fire Fest is a celebration of the use of fire--its wonder, strength and beauty.

Artisans demonstrate the creation of art work which require fire to complete the process. A flag raising and cannon fire will open the ceremonies at 10:00 a.m. Many artisans will have stations demonstrating glass blowing, blacksmithing, potteryand metal casting, and more.

Other attractions will include Civil War, WWI AND WWII re-enactors, storytelling, music, antique tractor display, food booths, trebuchet pumpkin chunking and the special attraction is the evening FIRE AND ICE DISPLAY. The festivities will close at 10:00 p.m.