Noteworthy

Moore Square readies for arts festival

Posted May 14, 2008 2:25 p.m. EDT

— Downtown Raleigh's annual arts festival begins Friday when a sand sculptor begins his work in Moore Square.

Artsplosure, a free outdoor event featuring artists' booths and musical performances, will be held rain or shine May 17 and 18.

Among the displays will be a 20-foot paper caterpillar, Ed Moore's sand sculpture and artwork by Wake County middle and high school students.