Clarkston sets community festival to celebrate diversity
The City of Clarkston, which represents more than 50 countries, will host a free festival to celebrate its diverse community on Saturday, April 26, 10 a.m. at the Atlanta Area School for the Deaf, 890 N. Indian Creek Drive, Clarkston.
The fair will feature vendors with culturally diverse foods, crafts, paintings and other forms of artwork. The fair includes a kid’s zone for the children, a city exhibit on the sport of soccer, free games and activities for the family, as well as free vision and hearing screenings. Local acts will perform live.
After the festival, the Clarkston Community Center, 3701 College Ave., Clarkston, will welcome members of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra for a free concert at 1 p.m. The concert is part of the ASO’s “Symphony in Your Neighborhood.” Principal string players David Coucheron, Reid Harris, Chris Rex, and Jun-Ching Lin, joined by first violinist Anastasia Agapova, will perform music selections for strings from classical artists such as Mozart.