The Grand Artique
The Grand Artique returns to Lightning in a Bottle with the General Store the trading post of the unusual, a gallery of schematics antics and rad habits. We have everything, from batteries to jumper cables, skulls to pocket watches, sunblock to sidewalk chalk, just bring your silver and gold to wheel and side-deal your way to say, “I made a trade with the Boss at the Grand Artique.” The Grand Artique is celebrating their 4 year anniversary at LIB by returning with Frontierville! their complete town square experience. With their Mayor, W.C. Thornbush and their complete cast of characters from the Floosies to the preacher and priest, The Grand Artique has put all their weight behind Frontierville! this year bringing you non-stop entertainment day and night.
This year’s line-up includes a host of opportunities for you to unwind and lose yourself in their world, starting Friday afternoon with The Mayoral Debates. Watch as Frontierville’s candidate for Mayor of Lightning in a Bottle, W.C. Thornbush, goes head to head against our guy, Tyler Hanson, and the Love Party Candidate, Paul E. Amore. Afterwards, cast your vote at the General Store and make a trade with The Boss and then go in to Skinny’s Tavern for a refreshing night cap. You can spend all your time at Frontierville!
Saturday Brings you The Annual First Annual Lightning in a Bottle Olympic Games, hosted this year by The Grand Artique. This is it folks, time to get your team together, stretch your haunches and fuel up on your carbs. Frontierville will be accepting 4 Teams of 5 people each from neighboring LIB regions for their 1st Annual Frontierville Olympics. Games to test your strength, stamina and common sense, and yes there will be prizes. Sign up at The General Store.
Saturday night after the mainstage closes down the Frontillians will offer up their Variety Review with live music, hilarious sketches and a guest artist to entertain you before bed.
And then Sunday has them cleansing you of sin as the Sunday revival returns with visiting preacher, John Sunday and the Frontierville choir. So there’s no reason not to get to Frontierville! during your festival experience unless you’re allergic to suspenders.