Walmart donates to Dogwood Fine Arts Festival

Published 9:59 am Wednesday, March 27, 2019

NILES — The Niles Walmart location recently donated $500 to the Dogwood Fine Arts Festival, which runs for two weeks in May in Dowagiac. The money will be used to support the Starfish Circus, an event where local students train for two weeks with professionals to put on a circus performance.

Auditions for the Starfish Circus will be Friday, April 19 at the Dowagiac Middle School. Performances will take place at 7:30 p.m. May 4 and 2:30 p.m. May 5 at the Dowagiac Middle School Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students.

Pictured is Dogwood Fine Arts Festival Chair Jim Benedix (left) and Niles Walmart Assistant Manager Eric Oscarson.