Rain postpones sidewalk chalk event in Middletown

In 2016, artists Mark Hanavan of Middletown and Paul Loehle of Cincinnati created a chalk drawing of Prince (pictured) in front of The Canal House Bar & Grille during the “Chalk It Up” event. NICK GRAHAM/STAFF
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In 2016, artists Mark Hanavan of Middletown and Paul Loehle of Cincinnati created a chalk drawing of Prince (pictured) in front of The Canal House Bar & Grille during the “Chalk It Up” event. NICK GRAHAM/STAFF

The heavy rain drenching the area Friday and expected to continue today has forced the postponement of the second annual Chalk It Up To Middletown.

Organizers at the Pendleton Arts Center said the event will now take place June 2 as part of the monthly First Friday in downtown Middletown.

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Chalk It Up To Middletown features artists creating chalk art along the sidewalks of intersections in the downtown district.

For more information, call 513-241-4010 or email info@pendletonartcenter.com.