6th Lyons Avenue Renaissance Festival

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Photography by Vicky Pink - The Fifth Ward Community Redevelopment Corporation (FWCRC), Houston City Council Member, Jerry Davis (District B) and the City of Houston, through the Houston Arts Alliance honored the Fifth Ward community and legends from the area at the Sixth Annual Lyons Avenue Renaissance Festival. Under the theme “A Blast from the Past: A Look at History, Arts and Culture in Fifth Ward,” nearly 6,000 people enjoyed Houston’s Ultimate Egg Drop with 50,000 goodie-stuffed eggs, Three-on-Three Basketball Tournament, Classic Auto Show, Fifth Ward Cultural Arts Zone, Four Stages of Live Music and Dance, and more. This FREE, family-friendly event was funded in part by the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance. Some in attendance were Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, entertainer Paul Wall, and Trustee Rhonda Skillern-Jones.