Chalk of the Town Registration Begins

Get your chalk ready! The 2011 Chalk Of The Town chalk festival will hit the streets of Old Town on Saturday, June 4.


From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on June 4, the Saturday of Be A Tourist in Your Own Town, the sidewalks of Lansing’s historic Old Town will be open for artists of all types to create a masterpiece on a given piece of concrete.  Area artists of all ages and experience levels will have the opportunity to bring the streets to life, armed with nothing but chalk and creativity! 


Be featured as one of the artists who will create a sensation in this exciting public art project. Artists of all mediums are welcome, but only chalk will be used during the event.  Prizes from Lansing’s cultural attractions will be awarded following the judging at 2 p.m. 


Registration for Chalk of the Town is free!  If you are an experienced artist, a novice, or simply have a colorful imagination – WE WANT YOU!  Register by June 1 to take part in Chalk Of The Town at or by calling 517-485-4283. 


Old Town Commercial Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to the revitalization of Lansing’s Old Town through socioeconomic development, historic preservation, business recruitment and community outreach. For additional information, please visit