Events for the 2018 Astra Arts Festival will be announced soon!

Please check this page and our Facebook page!  Astra will be July 6-8, 2018.


Astra Arts Festival Calendar of Events of 2016 Festival is Below.....
Stay tuned for Astra Arts Festival 2018 Schedule of Events, July 6-8, of 2018!

🎫 = Purchased ticket required for admission

Ongoing Events

Literature: Poetry contest, Short Fiction contest,  CNF contest, Flash Fiction contest. Go here for entry information.

Art: Verdigris Valley Art Show & Contest held at the Independence Historical Museum and Art Center, Mural Painting downtown. June 16th - July 16th. Information under β€œVisual Arts,” or go to Call for entries now posted.

Art: Professional muralist, Heidi Sallows, will be painting a patriotic mural on the wall belonging to the Community National Bank drive-thru facility during and after the festival.  Come watch Heidi as she creates a work of art representing the pride of our community.