The Route 66 Arts Alliance is hosting its annual Winter Arts Festival, and will include artwork created by students living in the East Mountains, including Cedar Crest, Tijeras, Edgewood and Moriarty. This is open to all elementary, middle, and high school students, including homeschooled students. The art will be shown only, not sold.

The Arts Alliance will be hanging the show Dec. 1. Contact [email protected] for more information.

The Winter Arts Festival features free admission, live music all day, art and food. It will be held at the old Edgewood Elementary School building at Dinkle and N.M. 344 on Dec. 2 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Leota Harriman
Leota Harriman

Leota started working for The Independent in 2006, working her way up through the ranks. An employee buyout in 2010 led to her ownership of the newspaper. Leota has served on the board of the N.M. Press Association, and is currently its First Vice President. She is passionate about health and wellness, especially mental health, and loves making art. She can be reached at [email protected]