Main Street Becomes A Canvas
By Rich Cooke, Western North Carolina Real Estate
(Beverly-Hanks & Associates)
12th Annual Chalk It Up Contest – Hendersonville, NC Who knew that when Barbara Hughes sent her children outside to play, armed with a bucket of chalk and her instructions to make pictures on the sidewalk, that a chalk drawing contest would be born. Barbara Hughes just wanted to give her children something to do, which she successfully did and, in addition, gave birth to the annual “Chalk It Up!”, This Sunday (July 12) Narnia Studios (Barbara Hughes, owner) will once again be sponsoring the nation’s largest and oldest sidewalk chalk coloring contest which was featured in Southern Living magazine. The streets of downtown Hendersonville will be filled with thousands of visitors who will come to view the artwork. 150 competitors of all ages will turn the sidewalks of Main Street into a can...