The 2011 Stone Arch Festival of the Arts is held on June 18 & 19, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. along the stunning Mississippi River in Minneapolis. In its 17 years, this free, two-day festival held on Father’s Day weekend has brought nearly a million people to the Minneapolis downtown Riverfront District. The festival features more than 250 visual artists, over 50 live music performances, and family entertainment. This is a juried art festival where more than 500 artists from across the USA apply for an invitation. Only 250 receive an invitation. More information is available at www.stonearchfestival.com.