What a festive summer in the ‘hood, thanks to Arts in the Parks! Now get ready for an almost-post-pandemic, full-blast version of Festival on the Hill, the long-standing fall celebration of life in Bolton Hill, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 8.
After months of fundraising and a summer of construction, teachers, students, parents and neighbors will celebrate the bright new version of Mt. Royal Elementary/Middle School school’s sculpture, Nut and Bolt, on Friday, Oct. 7, at 9 a.m. The school is located at 121 McMechen St.
Since long before the COVID pandemic began, developer David Bramble has been promising to get started on the first phase of a three-stage development on Bolton Hill’s north border that someday may include new market rate townhouse residences, 200 apartments, retail space and even a supermarket.
The Arts on the Parks 2022 Program now includes two additional concerts. The picnic
concerts and the F. Scott Fitzgerald birthday will be held at 6:30 pm in parks throughout the neighborhoods of Bolton Hill, Madison Park and Historic Marble Hill.
The 2nd annual Arts in the Parks picnic concerts and F. Scott Fitzgerald Birthday, organized by the Bolton Hill Community Association Greening Committee, will be returning to the parks in the neighborhoods of Marble Hill, Madison Parks and Bolton Hill beginning in July.
BHCA has proposed dropping the annual Boltonstock celebration this year and instead supporting the No Boundaries Coalition block party to be held in June, as NBC moves its offices to the new Unity Hall on Eutaw Place. The party will take place on the Eutaw Place park median that fronts the renovated building.