Starting in 2009 with just 300 in attendance, the event has gone on to over 50,000 people in attendance over the last couple years.
Cole Bawek

Event Director , Ashley for the Arts

Today we chatted with Cole Bawek of Ashley for the Arts, Cole shares with us his involvement in the music and arts festival, from filling the 4,000 volunteer shifts to planning the annual festival that attracts 50,000 visitors to the Arcadia, WI a town of barely 3,000 people. Cole lets us know what else Wisconsin’s largest charity events offers including an artist market, family entertainment, and more.

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