Families around Georgetown worked to decorate their yards, as a part of the Imagine Art Yard Tour this past Sunday. 

The tour was started by co-owners of Meraki & Moon, Amanda Stinter and Autumn Boggs to give families an opportunity to have something fun to do during this time of social distancing.

Families decorated their yards with what they had at their house. Many used sidewalk chalk on driveways, painted old bed sheets, toilet paper and even vinyl records to decorate.

The event was so popular Stiltner and Boggs plan to continue the “Art Yard Tour” every Sunday from 6 to 9 p.m. through the duration of the coronavirus crisis, Stiltner said. This weekend was scheduled to be Meraki & Moon’s grand opening as a creative market and workshop studio.

Jen Tackett, a local musician made a peace sign and heart in her home window of vinyl 45 records for the tour. She hand-picked each song, Tackett said. 

The curated list of records for the peace sign consists of the songs, “I Just Want to Celebrate,” “Still the Same,” “Rock Your Baby,” Memory of the Coming Good,” “I’m OK,” Sing a Happy Song,” “I Love You Still,” “Holdin’ On,” “Let Me Out,” “Thinking of You,” “Time for Loving,” “Tell Me Something Good,” “Love Made a Song in My Heart,” “I Thank You,” “His Eye is on the Sparrow” and “Miracles.”

The curated list of records for the heart consists of the songs, “Oh What a Night,” Making Every Minute Count,” “Good Lovin’,” “Distance,” “Destiny,” “Step by Step,” “Something’s Gotta Be Done,” “ Hope,” “Doin’ Time in the USA,” “Don’t Stand So Close to Me,” “You Got What it Takes,” “Family,” “If We Could Still Be Friends,” “Same Old Town,” “To Love You,” “Wildwood Days,” “Hold What You’ve Got,” “Daydream Believer” and “Theme of The Greatest American Hero.”

Some of the pieces featured in the “Art Yard Tour” will be exhibited at Meraki & Moon when they officially open to public.


James Scogin can be reached at jscogin@news-graphic.com. 

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