DUNCAN, SC – The Palmetto Bank’s Duncan office announced today that it will host the tenth annual Festival of Arts exhibit on the lawn of the Duncan office on Friday, October 16 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Local artists from the Upstate area will display their art in various mediums, from watercolor to pen and ink drawings to pottery.

The public is invited to come and observe the process artists go through as they work to present a finished product. Attendees will have the opportunity to purchase various pieces of art which will be on display as well as register for a drawing at The Palmetto Bank’s booth. Students from District Five Schools will provide entertainment and also display their artwork in a separate art exhibit called “Art on the Fence”.

A local band Scott Free will entertain with country and beach music from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. The First Baptist Church of Duncan will sponsor a hot dog lunch beginning at 11 a.m. All proceeds from the hot dog lunch will go to The Hope House.

“We are excited to host the 10th Annual Festival of Arts,” said Vickie Tow, festival coordinator and assistant branch manager, loan officer of The Palmetto Bank’s Duncan office. “It is another great way for the bank to show its support of our community and the arts.”

The event is free of charge and the public is invited to attend.

Celebrating more than 103 years of service in the Upstate, The Palmetto Bank () manages $2.2 billion in assets including Commercial and Consumer Banking, Trust, Brokerage and Mortgage Servicing. The Palmetto Bank is the fifth largest independent state-chartered commercial bank in South Carolina with 29 locations throughout the Upstate counties of Abbeville, Anderson, Cherokee, Greenville, Greenwood, Laurens, Oconee, Pickens, Spartanburg and York.