WellsFest Art Night will be September 23 at Duling Hall. This event is free and includes refreshments, live music, and silent and live auctions of art. The preview party begins at 5:30 p.m. and the live art auction at 7 p.m. The 31st WellsFest will be held September 27 at Jamie Fowler Boyll Park next to Smith Wills Stadium. All proceeds from both events go the Partners to End Homelessness. The festival features a 5K run and walk and one mile fun run at 8 a.m., a pet parade at 9 a.m., and from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. live music, food booths, children's activities, an arts and crafts vendor area, a plant sale, and a silent auction of goods and services. Admission is free. For more information, call 601-353-0658 or visit www.wellsfest.org. Wyatt Waters will be on site painting a still life that will be auctioned at the conclusion of the event. Shown are (from left standing) Bob Kersh, Sha Pollard, Stacey Howard, Peggy Hampton, Ken Hodges; (seated) Keith Tonkel and Wyatt Waters.