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Town Creek Live! has food trucks, street performers, live music & more

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Town Creek Live! will feature eleven gourmet food trucks. For a full schedule of events, visit wassenbergartcenter.org

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The Holbrook Brothers Band, Montpelier will be headlining Van Wert’s Second Annual Town Creek Live event.

The Holbrook Brothers Band, Montpelier will be headlining Van Wert’s Second Annual Town Creek Live event.

VAN WERT – The Wassenberg Art Center and Main Street Van Wert will host its 2nd Annual Town Creek Live (formerly Eats on the Streets) festival and will feature:

  • Eleven (yes, eleven) gourmet food trucks
  • a duck “derpy” with cash prizes (up to $1,000)
  • outdoor bands: Dan Smythe Ban of Fort Wayne, The Holbrook Brothers Band of Montpelier and local DJ Real Human Robot
  • indoor bands: Sam Dell, Bryan and Aubrey Gebert, Van Wert
  • street performers and buskers including Pyroscope of Fort Wayne
  • a magician and caricaturist
  • art activities for children
  • an outdoor pop-up art exhibit

There will also be an interactive art exhibit entitled “Get in the Swing” with functional artist decorated swings hanging from the Wassenberg Art Center’s gallery and walls. Swings will be sold via silent auction and the winning swing, determined by popular vote will be installed on the Wassenberg Art Center grounds and the artist will receive $200.

Beer, wine and other spirits will be available during the event on the art center grounds.

Town Creek Live! features a duck “derpy” where participants have a chance to win $1,000, $400, $100 and other prizes as ducks race down Van Wert’s Town Creek.

Participants have a chance to win cash prizes during the “Duck Derpy.”

The Second Annual Duck “Derpy” will launch at 6:15 p.m. Ducks can be purchased at the Wassenberg Art Center, Straley Realty, Main Street Van Wert, Open Minded, and Ink Again until 5 p.m. on the day of the event.

A portion of the duck derby proceeds will be donated to The Recking Crew, a local high school athletic booster club. Event sponsors are Braun Ambulance; Harvest the Wind, Long Prairie Wind, NWO Beverage, Van Wert County Commissioners and the Van Wert County Foundation.

For more information on classes, exhibits, and events please call the Wassenberg Art Center at: 419.238.6837, email info@wassenbergartcenter.org, or online at wassenbergartcenter.org