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STAA Covington Art Market Saturday

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St. Tammany Art Association, in partnership with the City of Covington, presents the Covington Art Market, a seasonal juried market of visual arts and crafts held on first Saturday of the month.

The Saturday markets are held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The market is now hosted on Lee Lane in downtown Covington. The event features a variety of work from local and regional artists, including jewelry, photography, paintings, woodworking, fiber art, pottery and more.

The purpose of the market is to provide exposure and a venue for our members to showcase and sell their work. While you’re here, we encourage you to visit other downtown locations, including exhibitions at the Art House, the nostalgic array of goods and the historic museum at H.J. Smith & Sons General Store and the Saturday Farmers Market, which takes place from 8 a.m. to noon at 609 N. Columbia Street, just a few blocks away.

Then enjoy a bite at one of downtown Covington’s many restaurants. It’s a great way to spend your Saturday!

Artists now have the option of submitting payment online. Registration forms should still be submitted and emailed to Info@StTammany.Art.

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STAA Art Market This Saturday on Lee Lane

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Stroll through the STAA Art Market this Saturday on Lee Lane from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. You’ll find a variety of hand-made arts including pottery, jewelry, metal sculpture, stained glass, mixed media, hand-made garments, wood carvings, photography, and more. The Art Markets provides entrepreneurial opportunities to local artists while fostering creative community relationships by allowing artists to sell directly to the public. Featuring music by Extraordinary Sessions.

The St. Tammany Art Association was founded in 1958 by a small group of civic-minded individuals dedicated to bringing art to St. Tammany Parish. Today the Art Association is an organization with over 700 members that have served as a catalyst for the arts. The organization has grown into a new building in downtown Covington to further serve the needs of emerging and established artists, and to provide arts education and exhibitions to the community.

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STAA Art Market on Lee Lane this Saturday

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The Covington Art Market returns to Lee Lane this Saturday November 7th from 10 am – 2 pm. Stroll through and find a variety of hand-made arts including pottery, jewelry, metal sculpture, stained glass, mixed media, hand-made garments, wood carvings, photography, and more.

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While you’re out, you are encouraged to visit other downtown locations, including exhibitions at the Art House, the nostalgic array of goods and the historic museum at H.J. Smith & Sons General Store and the many fine shopping establishments around downtown Covington. The Farmers’ Market takes place from 8 a.m. to noon at 609 N. Columbia Street, just a few blocks from Lee Lane. Then enjoy a bite at one of our many restaurants. It’s a great way to spend your Saturday!

The Art Market provides entrepreneurial opportunities to local artists while fostering creative community relationships by allowing artists to sell directly to the public. Presented by the St. Tammany Art Association in partnership with the City of Covington. Learn more at www.sttammany.art/arts-market

Currently on display at the STAA Art House:

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STAA Covington Art Market & Fall for Art 2020 Announced

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The Covington Art Market returns to Lee Lane this Saturday October 3rd from 10 am – 2 pm. Stroll through and find a variety of hand-made arts including pottery, jewelry, metal sculpture, stained glass, mixed media, hand-made garments, wood carvings, photography, and more. The Art Market provides entrepreneurial opportunities to local artists while fostering creative community relationships by allowing artists to sell directly to the public. Learn more at www.sttammany.art/arts-market

Save the Date: Fall for Art October 10th, 2020

Join the St. Tammany Art Association for coordinated art openings, boutique shopping and fine dining on October 10th from 6 – 9 pm. This free event showcases over a dozen galleries, shops and restaurants featuring new artwork, special sales and delicious meals all for all to enjoy. Come out, spread out and stroll downtown Covington for Fall for Art 2020!

Fall for Art is presented in partnership with the City of Covington supported this year by a generous donation from the Covington Business Association. CDC guidelines will apply. For more information, visit www.sttammany.art

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Covington Antiques & Uniques Festival THIS WEEKEND!

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The 6th Annual Covington Antiques & Uniques Festival is this Saturday and Sunday at the Covington Trailhead.

This two-day juried free event will showcase more than 50 vendors displaying an eclectic mix of antique furnishings, period collectibles, architectural salvage, and vintage-inspired fine arts and crafts as well as food and live music throughout the weekend.

An added feature to the festival will be the St. Tammany Art Association’s Art Market. Fine art, jewelry, photography, paintings, woodworking, fiber art, pottery and more will be displayed.

The 6th Annual Covington Antiques and Uniques Festival is presented by the Covington Heritage Foundation. The Covington Heritage Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to preserve the city’s culture, character and community. The festival is coordinated with the support of the City’s Department of Cultural Arts and Events. Department Director Aimee Faucheux said as the festival grows and evolves each year, the goal remains the same – to offer a first-class juried event that reflects the unique charm and history of Covington.

“We are thrilled we are able to have the festival this year,” said Faucheux. “We invite everyone to come out and enjoy a good time.”

The festival will be following the 6 ft physical distancing and face mask mandate as required by our Governor at the time of the event.

Festival hours are 10 am to 5 pm September 5 & 6, 2020 at the Covington Trailhead at 419 N. New Hampshire Street in Covington.

For more information, call (985) 892-1873 or log onto www.covingtonheritagefoundation.com

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Save the Date: Covington Antiques and Uniques Festival – September 5 and 6, 2020

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Save the Date! The Covington Heritage Foundation will host the 6th Annual Covington Antiques and Uniques Festival next weekend, September 5 and 6, at the Covington Trailhead at 419 N. New Hampshire Street in Covington.

The two-day juried free event will showcase more than 50 vendors displaying an eclectic mix of antique furnishings, period collectibles, architectural salvage, and vintage-inspired fine arts and crafts as well as food and live music throughout the weekend.

An added feature to the festival will be the St. Tammany Art Association’s Art Market. Fine art, jewelry, photography, paintings, woodworking, fiber art, pottery and more will be displayed.

The Covington Heritage Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to preserve the city’s culture, character and community. The festival is coordinated with the support of the City’s Department of Cultural Arts and Events. Department Director Aimee Faucheux said as the festival grows and evolves each year, the goal remains the same – to offer a first-class juried event that reflects the unique charm and history of Covington.

“We are thrilled we are able to have the festival this year,” said Faucheux. “We invite everyone to come out and enjoy a good time.”

The festival will be following the 6 ft physical distancing and face mask mandate as required by our Governor at the time of the event.

Festival hours are 10 am to 5 pm Saturday and Sunday. For more information, call (985) 892-1873 or log onto www.covingtonheritagefoundation.com

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6th Annual Covington Antiques and Uniques Festival – September 5 and 6, 2020

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The Covington Heritage Foundation will host the 6th Annual Covington Antiques and Uniques Festival, September 5 and 6, at the Covington Trailhead at 419 N. New Hampshire Street in Covington.

The two-day juried free event will showcase more than 50 vendors displaying an eclectic mix of antique furnishings, period collectibles, architectural salvage, and vintage-inspired fine arts and crafts as well as food and live music throughout the weekend.

An added feature to the festival will be the St. Tammany Art Association’s Art Market. Fine art, jewelry, photography, paintings, woodworking, fiber art, pottery and more will be displayed.

The Covington Heritage Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to preserve the city’s culture, character and community. The festival is coordinated with the support of the City’s Department of Cultural Arts and Events. Department Director Aimee Faucheux said as the festival grows and evolves each year, the goal remains the same – to offer a first-class juried event that reflects the unique charm and history of Covington.

“We are thrilled we are able to have the festival this year,” said Faucheux. “We invite everyone to come out and enjoy a good time.”

The festival will be following the 6 ft physical distancing and face mask mandate as required by our Governor at the time of the event.

Festival hours are 10 am to 5 pm Saturday and Sunday. For more information, call (985) 892-1873 or log onto www.covingtonheritagefoundation.com

CALL TO ARTISTS:
Are you an artist or maker and interested in selling your thing to the public? Spaces are available and extremely limited. Time is running out, click the link below and sign up today!
https://www.sttammany.art/antiquesanduniques

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STAA Announces Return of Covington Art Market

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The St. Tammany Art Association, in partnership with the City of Covington, announces the continuation of its Covington Art Market, a long-standing juried arts and crafts market.

This STAA Art Market is held at the new location on Lee Lane Saturday July 11, 2020. Stop by from 10 am – 2 pm for this free open air market! Featuring local hand-made art including pottery, jewelry, metal sculpture, stained glass, mixed media, hand-made garments, wood carvings, photography, and more.

With appreciation and in support of the local arts community STAA is offering half-off registration fees for this July market. To register to participate click here https://www.sttammany.art/arts-market

Art by Kenny Passauer, Covington Art Market March 2014

The purpose of the market is to provide exposure and a venue for STAA members to showcase and sell their work. While you’re out, you are encouraged to visit other downtown locations, including exhibitions at the Art House, the nostalgic array of goods and the historic museum at H.J. Smith & Sons General Store and the Saturday Farmer’s Market. The Farmer’s Market takes place from 8 a.m. To noon at 609 N. Columbia Street, just a few blocks from Lee Lane. Then enjoy a bite at one of downtown Covington’s many restaurants. It’s a great way to spend your Saturday!

Learn more at https://www.sttammany.art/

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This Week in Covington

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Rockin’ the Rails, the City of Covington’s free concert series in October, begins this Thursday featuring Tuba Skinny!  Hailing from New Orleans, and inspired by the early jazz and blues music of the twenties and thirties, Tuba Skinny — which consists of tuba, trombone, cornet, tenor banjo/guitar, vocals, washboard, and sometimes clarinet — evokes the rich musical history of the city.  Since forming in 2009, the band has developed a following thanks to their performances on streets and stages around the world.

Covington Farmer’s Market Every Wednesday & Saturday

The Covington Farmer’s Market takes place two times a week:  Wednesdays at the Covington Trailhead (419 N. New Hampshire) and Saturdays at the 600 Block of Columbia Street (Covington Police Department).  The Wednesday market features grab-and-go lunch items, with seating at the trailhead if you prefer to stay and eat.  Hear the sounds of the Farmer’s Market Players everyWednesday as they jam in the round up on the trailhead’s gazebo stage.

The Saturday markets feature live music from local and regional performers, prepared foods and demo, produce, local meats and dairy, plants, herbs and much more.   The Sunset at the Landing concert series, which follows the Block Party schedule of March – October, is sponsored in part by the Covington Farmer’s Market. 

The Art Market takes place this Saturday October 5 at the Covington Trailhead from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.  The Art Market gives local artists a unique opportunity to sell directly to the public in a comfortable outdoor setting.  The Trailhead is located at 419 N. New Hampshire St.

 The Parish Fair is here!  Poster by Suzanne King.

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Covington Art Market, STAA Call For Artists

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St. Tammany Art Association, in partnership with the City of Covington, presents the Covington Art Market, a juried market of visual arts and crafts held the first Saturday of the month at the Trailhead in Covington. The event features a variety of work from local and regional artists, including jewelry, photography, paintings, woodworking, fiber art, pottery and more.

The St. Tammany Art Association announces a call for entries to its 54th National Juried Artists Exhibition. For this popular juried exhibition, the STAA will award some $3,000 in prizes, including the coveted $1,000 Best of Show award.
The juror this year is LouAnne Greenwald, the Executive Director of the Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Since taking on the tenure position in July of 2014, she has enriched and engaged the arts community throughout the Acadiana region. Greenwald uses her position at the museum to bridge the local culture of the University and community to a broader, national and international discourse.
Greenwald’s experience in museums and galleries is prolific. She has assumed roles as a curator and educator for the National History Museum of Los Angeles County, MOCA Los Angeles, and the MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Los Angeles. Prior to her position at the Hilliard University Art Museum she worked as a consultant in Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles raising funds for educational institutions. She currently serves on the Advisory Board for the LSU Museum of Art, Baton Rouge and is the Louisiana representative for the Association of Academic Museums and Galleries. Greenwald received her MFA from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, and received her CFRE certification in 2013.
One of the most diverse exhibitions of contemporary art in the Southeast, the juried competition of contemporary art invites artists ages 18 and up across the United States to submit up to three pieces for consideration. Accepted artwork is original visual art completed within the past two years and not previously exhibited at STAA. Space limitations do not allow STAA to accommodate film, video or large installations, and reproductions of original artwork are not admitted.
To enter, artists must submit images of work to the St. Tammany Art Assoc. 54th Juried Artists Exhibition at www.sttammany.art/summershow.  Entries will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. on May 17, 2019. Accepted artists will be announced on or about May 31. Members may contact the St. Tammany Art Association for specific instructions regarding submissions.
The 54th juried competition opens July 13, 2019, with a reception from 6 pm to 9 pm and the presentation of awards at 7 pm. The show will be on view until August 17, 2019, when STAA will also host a closing reception from 6 pm to 9 pm in conjunction with Covington’s arts festival, White Linen for Public Art. A gallery talk lead by the juror will also take place during the exhibition on Saturday, July 27 from 1-3p.m. The reception is free and open to the public.The St. Tammany Art Association is located at 320 N. Columbia Street. Our gallery hours are Tuesday through Friday, 10 am – 4 pm and Saturday 11 am – 4 pm. All exhibitions are free and open to the public.

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UPDATE: Rockin’ the Rails Cancelled For April 4.

Rockin’ the Rails Concert Cancelled Tonight

Police Chief Stephen Culotta has consulted with the National Weather Service and out of caution and for the safety of our citizens, we have decided to cancel our Rockin the Rails (featuring New Suit) concert tonight, Thursday, April 4, 2019. Thank you for continuing to support the City of Covington.

Covington Art Market This Saturday

St. Tammany Art Association, in partnership with the City of Covington, presents the Covington Art Market, a juried market of visual arts and crafts held the first Saturday of the month at the Trailhead in Covington. The event features a variety of work from local and regional artists, including jewelry, photography, paintings, fiber art, woodworking, pottery and more.
Save the Date: STAA’s Spring for Art is right around the corner! STAA presents “Pushing Boundaries”, opening Saturday, April 13, 2019 during Spring for Art.
Find out more at sttammany.art.

Peg Usner Solo Exhibition at City Hall

The City of Covington’s Gallery at City Hall will open the solo exhibition of Peg Usner with a reception. Mayor Mike Cooper invites the public to attend on Tuesday, April 9, 2019, from 5:00-7:00pm.
Peg Usner focuses on plein air painting, creating art in the natural landscape.  She began painting on her own at 11 years old, and received her first formal training under Raymond Scully in New Orleans.  Peg received her Bachelor of Fine Arts at Louisiana Tech, and her Master of Arts in History at UNO.  As a professor of Interior Design, she led the program and taught for 23 years at Delgado College.

From 2015 through 2018, Peg served as Longue Vue House and Gardens’ first Artist in Residence.. In September 2018, Longue Vue hosted her solo show entitled “Impressions: NOLA, Northshore and Beyond.”  The St. Tammany Art Association has been displaying Peg’s works since 1997, and in September of 2017 featured her in a solo show entitled “The Intimacy of Plein Air Painting.” In January of 2017, the Atrium Gallery at Christwood in Covington, Louisiana, also hosted a solo exhibition of her work.  LPB featured Peg’s story in the 2017 Season 5, Episode 502 edition of “Art Rocks.”  Peg participates annually in the Abita Springs “En Plein Air” and New Iberia “Shadows on the Teche” plein air events.  She participates in art festivals, including Three Rivers, in Covington.  Also, Peg illustrated David Campbell’s poetry book “Nature All Around Us” in 2017.  The July/August 2018 issue of InsideNorthside featured her as cover artist. 
She continues to paint the beauty of Louisiana, but also in the Smoky Mountains in North Carolina on frequent visits.  However, wherever Peg is with her paints, nature provides subjects for her art.  

The exhibition opening reception will be held at The Gallery at City Hall located at Covington City Hall, 317 North Jefferson Avenue, Covington, Louisiana 70433.
For more info: Covington City Hall at 985.898.4715, visit covla.com, or Facebook pages- City of Covington-Office of Cultural Arts & Events or City of Covington.

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Covington Art Market Returns to the Trailhead

The St. Tammany Art Association, in partnership with the City of Covington, presents the Covington Art Market, a juried market of visual arts and crafts held Saturday, March 2, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Trailhead in Covington.
The event features a variety of work from local and regional artists, including jewelry, photography, paintings, woodworking, fiber art and more. Find out more at sttammanyartassociation.org.

British Invasion at the Art House

Do you love the pop and rock groups like the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, the Kinks, the Dave Clark Five, Herman’s Hermits, and the Animals?
Join the St. Tammany Art Association on Sunday March 3, 2019 at the Art House for a discussion about how these British rockers influenced American culture. Their impact on popular music internationalized the production of rock and roll, establishing the British popular music industry as a viable center of musical creativity throughout the 60’s. Hear a special performance of “When I’m Sixty Four” by members of the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra; snacks provided by the English Tea Room.

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STAA Art Markets and Birthday Bash

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The Art Alley will be open for business this Saturday and Sunday December 1 & 2. The Covington Art Market is the Art House’s free, open-air marketplace of artwork made by local area artists. The artwork in Art Alley is affordable and handmade, ranging from ceramics, photography, printmaking, paintings, glasswork, jewelry and woodwork with 10-20 artists per market.

A special Sunday Art Market will be held on December 2, 2018, in conjunction with St. Tammany’s Holiday Festival of Arts, a Shop Local Artists Week event. 

STAA is turning 60! Join them in celebration Saturday, December 1, 2018 featuring clarinetist Ben Redwine and guitarist Geovane Paiva Santos from 7 – 9 p.m. At the St. Tammany Art Association, 320 N. Columbia Street.

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Covington Art Market Saturday, April 7th

St. Tammany Art Association, in partnership with the City

of Covington, presents the Covington Art Market, a juried

market of visual arts and crafts held six times per year on

first Saturdays within the Spring and Fall seasons. The

next art market is scheduled for Saturday, April 7 from 10

a.m. to 2 p.m. The market is now hosted in its new

location, Art Alley, the community gathering space between

St. Tammany Art Association’s Art House and H.J. Smith &

Sons General Store, 320 N. Columbia St. in downtown

Covington. The event features a variety of work from local

and regional artists, including jewelry, photography,

paintings, woodworking, fiber art and more. Additional

Covington Art Markets are scheduled for May 5, October 6,

November 3 and December 2.

The purpose of the market is to provide exposure and a

venue for our members to showcase and sell their work.

While you’re downtown Covington for the art market, we

encourage you to visit other locations, including

exhibitions at the Art House, the nostalgic array of goods

and the historic museum at H.J. Smith & Sons General Store

and the Saturday Farmers Market, which takes place from 8

a.m. to noon at 609 N. Columbia Street, just a few blocks

away. Then enjoy a bite at one of downtown Covington’s many

restaurants. It’s a great way to spend your Saturday!

sttammanyartassociation.org

Art House Yoga Returns Saturday, April 7th

Yoga in the Arts returns once again to STAA! STAA member,

Brandy Manguno will lead a free yoga class in the main

Gallery surrounded by the beauty of paintings, pottery,

stained glass, jewelry and photography on Saturday, April 7

from 9-10am in the Art House Gallery. While this class is

free, donations are always accepted and will be dedicated

to our many children’s programs. Please bring your yoga mat

and water to drink.

After yoga class, enjoy the Covington Art Market in Art

Alley which is open until 2pm that day. (See above!)

Grammy Nominee At STAA Culture Camp

How many people can say their children have learned the

arts from a Grammy nominee? Acclaimed musician and

storyteller, Grayhawk Perkins will teach St. Tammany Art

Association’s Culture Camp experience for children aged 6-

12, April 2 – 6 from 9am to 3pm at the STAA Art House.

Children will learn and enjoy a diverse array of cultural

enrichment and explorations, including the art of

storytelling – children will write a story, illustrate and

hand bind into a book, songwriting, painting and crafting

with watercolors and acrylics, exploring other cultures and

an introduction to blues harmonica. Children will receive a

harmonica to keep.

The camp will conclude with storytelling and a concert

showcasing the children’s new-found musical skills at 5pm

on April 6 at the STAA Art House.

Registration for this cultural immersion is limited to ten

children. FEE: $240 for nonmembers and $220 for STAA

members. All supplies are included.

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Save the Date: Covington Art Market

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Please join STAA for the Covington Art Market in its new location, Art Alley, in the 300 block of N Columbia Street in downtown Covington. The event, which will include a showcase of local artists, live entertainment by the Andy Breaux Acoustic Duo, children’s art projects and more. The event will take place Saturday, March 3, 10 am to 2 pm. Admission is free. Offerings including pottery, hand-carved stone, hand-turned wooden bowls, acrylic and oil paintings, photography, jewelry, mixed media and handmade bags and accessories.

The Covington Art Market is presented by St. Tammany Art Association in partnership with the City of Covington – Office of Cultural Arts & Events. This event is supported by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council, as administered by the St. Tammany Parish. Funding has also been provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, Art Works.
For more information about STAA’s Art Market, visit StTammanyArtAssociation.org

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Covington Art Market This Saturday

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Please join STAA for the Covington Art Market in its new location, Art Alley, in the 300 block of N Columbia St. in downtown Covington. The event, which will include a showcase of local artists, saxophone music and children’s art workshop, will take place Saturday, Nov. 4, 9 am to 1 pm. Admission is free.
November artists will feature a variety of offerings including pottery, hand-carved stone, hand-turned wooden bowls, acrylic and oil paintings, photography, jewelry, mixed media and handmade bags and accessories. Refreshments will be available for purchase.

Music lovers will enjoy live entertainment by saxophonist Greg Worthington. Hailing from New Orleans, Worthington has performed throughout the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, Wyoming and Montana for the past four decades. He recently has returned to his roots in Louisiana, bringing to St. Tammany an eclectic mix of jazz, funk and R&B, seasoned with what he calls a “special blend of soulful spice.”
A children’s art workshop also will be offered during the art market. Young artists will create mobiles with mirrors, complementing the “Self/Reflection: Photographs from the New Orleans Museum of Art,” an exhibition organized by NOMA and currently on display in the St. Tammany Art Association’s Art House at 320 N. Columbia St. The workshop fee is $15 and it includes all materials and instruction. Participation is limited, and registration is available by calling STAA at (985) 892-8650.
The Covington Art Market is presented by St. Tammany Art Association in partnership with the City of Covington. This event is supported by a grant from the LA Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council, as administered by the St. Tammany Parish. Funding has also been provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, Art Works.

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Rockin’ the Rails continues this Thursday evening at the Covington Trailhead with The Yat Pak! Food and beverages are available for purchase at the concerts, the Trailhead is located at 419 N. New Hampshire Street.

After Rockin’ the Rails at the Trailhead, Covington Brewhouse (226 E. Lockwood) hosts live music from 7 p.m. until close. Stop by the Tasting Room and try an Amp’d Up Amber! covingtonbrewhouse.com

St. John’s Coffeehouse hosts an Open Mic this Friday the 13th, (rescheduled from Saturday the 7th), from 7 p.m. – till. Featuring a special menu, plus your favorite drinks. Call 985-893-5553 for information.

The St. Tammany Art Association’s Covington Art Market returns Saturday, October 14, 2017, with a new location! The Covington Art Market is now located in between the St. Tammany Art Association and H.J. Smith & Sons, in the Art Alley! sttammanyartassociation.org

This weekend at the Saturday Market, enjoy the sounds of Joe Manuel wafting from the gazebo.

Marsolan’s Old Feed Store Music Series continues this Saturday, October 14 with The Necessary Gentlemen performing from 12 – 1 p.m., featuring an open jam session after the show. Find them on Facebook!

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Rockin’ the Rails begins this Thursday at the Covington Trailhead with Louis Prima Jr. and The Witnesses! Food and beverages are available for purchase at the concerts, the Trailhead is located at 419 N. New Hampshire Street.

After Rockin’ the Rails at the Trailhead, Covington Brewhouse (226 E. Lockwood) hosts live music from 7 p.m. until close. Stop by the Tasting Room and try an Amp’d Up Amber! covingtonbrewhouse.com

The St. Tammany Art Association’s Covington Art Market returns Saturday, October 7, 2017, with a new location! The Covington Art Market is now located in between the St. Tammany Art Association and H.J. Smith & Sons, in the Art Alley! sttammanyartassociation.org

This weekend at the Saturday Covington Farmer’s Market, Jubilee Farms will be out for the food demo and the Dirty Rain Revelers will play beautiful music in the gazebo on Saturday morning.

Marsolan’s Old Feed Store Music Series continues this Saturday, October 7 with New Orleans Strathspey and Reel Society performing from 12 – 1 p.m., with an open jam session after the show.

St. John’s Coffeehouse hosts an Open Mic the first Saturday of the month, beginning this weekend, Saturday, October 7, 2017, from 7 p.m. – till. Featuring a special menu, plus your favorite drinks. 985-893-5553 for info.

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Last STAA Art Market of the Season

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May is the last STAA Covington Art Market of the Spring Season.  Brought to you by the City of Covington and the St. Tammany Art Association, the market showcases juried work by local and regional artists ranging from oil painting to wood work and everything in between.  The Covington Art Market takes place at the Trailhead (419 N. New Hampshire St.) from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.   Food is available from Beck N Call Cafe, coffee, water and sodas are also available for purchase.  Enjoy live music by Patrick Brooks and Timothy Gates, plus a table for children’s activities.  The Art Markets will resume in the Fall, running October through December.

The Covington Brewhouse is right across the street from the Trailhead on the North side, featuring Free Tours at 11:30 a.m. And 12:30 p.m.  Baba Ganoush serves Gyros and Chicken Schwarma at the brewhouse during the day.


The Covington Farmer’s Market also takes place every Saturday from 8 a.m. To noon at the 600 block of Columbia Street (Covington Police Department).  You’ll find local produce, prepared foods, meats, plants and much more.  Featuring market staples like GROW.farm, Abundant Life Kitchen, Nur’s Kitchen, Mama Lea, 7 Grain, Sam Sprouts and many more, visit the website for a full list of vendors, and subscribe to the newsletter, sent every week by Charlene LeJeune of Abundant Life Kitchen.  This week features the sounds of Jessica Kerber and Tostadas by Letissia Perez.

Local Events This Week at the Farmer's Market

Double Your Market Saturday

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Double your market this Saturday, April 1, 2017 with the Covington Farmer’s Market and the Covington Art Market.  The Farmer’s Market takes place every Wednesday at the Covington Trailhead and every Saturday on the lawn of the Covington Police Department.  The Covington Art Market takes place at the Covington Trailhead the first Saturday of the month, March – May and October – December.

Pick up some fresh produce from the Farmer’s Market and enjoy the sounds of The Dirty Rain Revelers (formerly known as Sweet Jones).  Take a walk over to the Trailhead and browse local art with music from Timothy Gates and a set by local musician Christopher Walker.  The Art Market is presented by the City of Covington and STAA.
Spring For Art Takes Place April 8, 2017  Save the date for Spring For Art, less than two weeks away.  Your favorite local musicians will be playing around town with gallery exhibitions and live demonstrations in the street!  One of downtown Covington’s most popular events.