DeSoto Arts and Humanities Council announces an art show open to all artists in the Peace River watershed and beyond. Read more about art work that can be submitted and the prizes at the DeSoto Arts Council.
- Public Invited to Attend February 9th
- More activities and attractions have been added to the Rio de la Paz Festival, including:
- An 18-mile bike ride along the scenic Peace River in DeSoto County, sponsored by DAHC, Acme Bicycle Shop, DeSoto County Dept. of Health and DeSoto County Parks & Rec – click here for details and get a detailed listing of the route here
- A visit by the The Royal Order of Ponce de Leon Conquistadors along with their lifesize replica of a Spanish galleon
- Bus painting for kids and teens! Peace River Canoe Outpost is donating a bus used to transport canoers to the river. You bring your wildest imagination to make your vision come true on a really large canvas – then enjoy seeing the bus with your art as it drives around DeSoto County!
- A variety of children’s activities
- A variety of musical entertainment throughout the day
- Plenty of vendors and food