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Carlsbad Art Splash



    Chalk artist Anne Marie Darrach, of Valencia, Calif., works on her chalk drawing as artists attempt to set a Guinness World Record of the largest display of chalk on pavement during the 18th annual Pasadena Chalk Festival in Pasadena , Calif., Sunday, June 20, 2010. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

    ARTSPLASH: In September, art will take over Carlsbad where the Flower Fields reign supreme in the spring. ArtSplash takes place Sept. 25-26 to celebrate art while raising money for art and music education in North County schools.

    STREET VIEW: From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, chalk artists will be creating replicas of museum masterpieces right on  on Armada Drive overlooking the Pacific Ocean.

    CROP ARTIST: Other artists will be creating pieces using seeds, furniture and even used clothing.

    MAKE IT A WEEKEND: Book with local hotels offering special rates for the ArtSplash Festival. The Grand Pacific Palisades is offering $149 plus tax per night.