Calling All Artists: Hooked on Arts Needs You!

Featuring Performances by

mark.jpgMr. Mark's Music (Futureshine Entertainment) 
Saturday, July 13 at 11 a.m. 

Futureshine Entertainment features the family friendly music of “Mr. Mark” aka Mark Dannon Herbert For over 7 years Mr. Mark has been entertaining families across the Carolinas. Providing quality entertainment that inspires movement and learning, Mr. Mark incorporates a wide variety of styles to make his music unique. Available for private birthday parties to large events and festivals as well as music enrichment programing for preschools and grade schools.

scooter.jpgMr. Scooter aka Melvil Dewey 
Sunday, July 14 at 11 a.m. 

Mr. Scooter is a storyteller, rapper and children’s librarian from Wilmington, North Carolina.  He has released two children’s albums as Melvil Dewey – International Library Hip Hop Superstar and is the creator of Book Wrangler and Rap Battle of the Books.  Mr. Scooter is a Library Journal Mover and Shaker Innovator and NACO Award winner.  His work has been featured in School Library Journal and VOYA Magazine.

About the Festival 

Hooked on Arts Street Fair is a collaboration between the UNCW College of Health and Human Services and the UNCW Lumina Festival of the Arts, coming to campus this July 14-15! UNCW’S Hooked on Arts Street Fair celebrates the healing power of creativity. This family-friendly festival brings together art vendors, food trucks, free entertainment in the visual and performing arts, family fun and an opportunity to help the community. The festival aims to raise awareness about arts-based therapy and support of addiction-related services/community partners in the Cape Fear region.

Participate in the Festival 

Art Supplies Drive

Contribute to an art supplies drive via our registry.


Sign up to volunteer at the fair.


Support Hooked on Arts as a monetary sponsor.

Art Vendor application

Apply for an art vendor booth at the fair.

Food Trucks

Apply for a food truck vendor spot at the fair.

Chalk Artists

Register for the sidewalk chalk art comeptition for a chance to win a $500 Visa gift card.

Hooked on Arts t-shirts for sale

Hooked on Arts T-shirts are now on sale. Click here to get yours today!