Ashley for the Arts set for Aug. 8-10

Photo: Last year’s Ashley for the Arts drew 70,000 fans to Arcadia, Wis.

Arcadia, Wis., punches above its weight. The small town on the Trempealeau River counts only about 3,000 residents but claims one big company: Home Furnishings Association member Ashley Furniture Industries. It also hosts one huge summer event: Ashley for the Arts.

Ashley for the Arts is a three-day music and art festival that drew 70,000 people last year. Even bigger crowds are expected at 51-acre Memorial Park Aug. 8-10 for a star-studded lineup of entertainers as well as an Art and Craft Fair, car show, hot-air balloon launches, a circus, yoga, food, a 5K race, fireworks, and other family activities.

Admission wristbands, good for all three days, cost $15 and are available at participating Ashley HomeStores through Aug. 3. Proceeds help support schools, children’s charities and medical research. Last year’s event raised $535,500 for 51 nonprofit organizations. That’s a huge punch for good causes.

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