Richardson’s vibrant and growing arts scene will be on display Saturday, Oct. 19 when Arts Incubator Richardson presents the third citywide Ricochet Arts & Music Festival. The festival provides opportunities for local arts organizations as well as individual artists of many kinds to showcase their talents. Multiple venues across the city that support creativity will be on display as well, hosting performances, demonstrations and activities, from knitting and Chinese dancing to chalk art and Texas blues.

The fun kicks off at noon with a Mayoral proclamation and a concert by the Contemporary Chorale at Heights Village Shopping Center, while at the same time, kite making and keyboard music commences at the Richardson Public Library and an art exhibit and sale takes place at Four Bullets Brewery. Events at all three venues continue throughout the afternoon, with most free of charge.

At 6 p.m., festivalgoers are invited to celebrate the day at Six Springs Tavern, 147 N. Plano Rd., with a series of back-to-back “Lone Star concerts” including Terri Hendrix and Lloyd Maines, Shelley King, Justin Tipton, Barbara Nesbitt, and headliner, Two Tons of Steel. Admission is $20 at the door or $16 in advance at

For more information and a complete festival schedule, visit and the AIR Facebook page.