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Abilene's Center for Contemporary Arts to host ArtWalk: Honk for Heroes!

The ArtWalk: Honk for Heroes! parade will honor frontline workers.
Credit: The Center for Contemporary Arts

ABILENE, Texas — The Center for Contemporary Arts will host the ArtWalk: Honk for Heroes!  parade at 5:45 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 13 at the Westgate Town Center parking lot, 4365 S. 1st St.

According to a press release from the center, the parade will honor workers who have been working on the front lines since the pandemic began.

Abilene residents who wish to participate can decorate their vehicles, create signs and other ways to show their support.

Attendees are asked to meet at the far east side of the Westgate Town parking lot at 5:30 p.m.

Workers will be at the following locations to see and hear the parade:

  • Abilene-Taylor County Law Enforcement Center on South 1st Street
  • Fire Station 1 on Grape Street
  • Hendrick Medical Center on Pine Street
  • Up Cypress Street where all other frontline workers, grocery store employees, utility workers, etc., are invited to line up along the sidewalk practicing social distancing and wearing masks.

The ArtWalk mini festival takes place from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. the second Thursday of each month in downtown Abilene.

The Center for Contemporary Arts will be open until 8 p.m. for anyone who wants to view the latest exhibits following the parade.

For more information on the ArtWalk event visit, center-arts.com or contact Manny De Los Santos by email at manny@center-arts.com or by phone at 325-677-8389.