Sand artist arrives in Aledo

Cathy Decker/Staff reporter
Aaron Costic (right) and helper Jeff Meyers pound the sand in Aledo Central Park.

A traveling freelance artist from Ohio, Aaron Costic, is this year's special entertainment both Friday and Saturday, June 3-4. Aaron Costic will be putting together a giant sand sculpture during Friday and Saturday's Rhubarb Festival in Aledo's Central Park fountain. His specialties are sand, ice and chalk.

The artist will be entertaining audiences between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. both days.