This Saturday, Sept. 13th, is the Alexandria Multicultural Fest from 12- 4 p.m. at Four Mile Run Park at 4109 Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria! The festival in the Chiralagua neighborhood of Alexandria is designed to bring community members together and celebrate Alexandria’s diversity. The festival will include free family entertainment, including live music and games and other activities representing the region’s cultures. Performances include music from “Rainbow Rock Band,” “The Johnny Artis Band” and “Melodica Oriental,” as well as a variety of dance styles. Free games, demonstrations and activities will highlight a broad range of cultures and a wide variety of crafts and cuisines will be available for purchase.
“Rainbow Rock Band,” featuring Kate Moran as the Rainbow Lady, will perform interactive Pop Rock children’s songs where kids can play instruments along with the band. “The Johnny Artis Band” has been entertaining the Mid-Atlantic region for years with their fun loving brand of Rhythm and Blues music. El Salvadoran and Honduran musicians form the group “Melodica Oriental” and perform in the traditional Latino style.