Jake's LegThe 9th Mississippi Earthtones Festival takes place today in downtown Alton.   The event celebrates the river through are, music and conservation and runs from Noon until 10pm on Broadway between Mineral Springs Mall and the Pedestrian Bridge.

Alton Main Street and the Sierra Club are teaming up to present the event and it’s the first time the festival will take place on Broadway.   Main Street Executive Director Sara McGibany says there will be food and drink for sale from local vendors and restaurants:

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Dozens of local artisans and crafters will also be on hand. Musical guests include Happenstance, River Bend and Jake’s Leg.  For more information visit http://www.altonmainstreet.org/page/mississippi-earthtones-festival/



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