The festival features an art show of jewelry, sculptures, watercolors and pottery. Proceeds will benefit programs dedicated to the prevention of child abuse. A "Meet the Artists" preview gala will be held on August 19 from 7-11pm. Featured at the gala will be a live and silent auction hosted by Joey Popp. A buffet dinner is included in the $25 ticket. Musical group Night Shift will provide the music. Proceeds from the auction will be donated to the Exchange/SCAN (Stop Child Abuse Now) Child Parenting Center. August 20 event is free to the public. Hours for the art show are 9am-5pm. Local restaurants will be present for food purchases. At the Charles Mack Citizens Center, Mooresville, 215 N. Main St. For further details call 704-664-4122.