Monday, April 18, 2016
Dr. Bob and music major John Bowden facilitated a PERCUSSION PLAYGROUND in the Children’s Village for the 2016 Cotton District Arts Festival in Starkville on April 16th. Children of all ages stopped by the percussion tent to play drums and rattles. The annual festival is host to over 125 artisans, the writer's village, Taste of Starkville restaurants competition, 5K and 1 mile runs, pet parade, student art competition, and much more. Presented by the Starkville Area Arts Council, the Cotton District Arts Festival has been named one of the top 100 Events in North America by the American Bus Association, a Top 20 Event in the Southeast, and one of the top 5 festivals in Mississippi for 4 years.