Music and Arts Festival sizzles in Rush City

Alayna Nelson, 7, of Rush City, had the dance floor all to herself when Papanut, a blues band, took the stage at the 12th annual Rush City Music & Arts Festival. 
Photos by Melanie M. Hedberg New this year, bingo attracted players of all ages at the Rush City Music & Art Festival on Aug. 16. A tent kept bingo players out of the hot sun, and daubers were poised, ready to hear the winning number called. On Aug. 16, kids tackled the obstacle course provided by the local National Guard. They had fun inching through the tubes, climbing the stairs and sliding two by two. 
Live The Void, an edgy rock band from Rush City, filled in for Cross Roads Church at the Rush City Music & Arts Festival. Featuring a set with both original and cover tunes, the band played a little something for everyone. Robyn Gorkiewicz Folks stopped and posed for a free photo shoot at Connie D. Photography’s “studio” at the Rush City Music & Art Festival. Ezra Roll, 3, of Rush City, put on his best smile. Perry’s Auto Salon sponsored a car show Aug. 16 at the 12th annual Rush City Music & Arts Festival. Close to 75 vintage vehicles made an appearance at the Chisago County Fairgrounds.
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Live The Void, an edgy rock band from Rush City, filled in for Cross Roads Church at the Rush City Music & Arts Festival. Featuring a set with both original and cover tunes, the band played a little something for everyone.