I aRt Festival
Description

This intimate festival at the Marquee, a garden setting with both indoor and outdoor space, offers something for everyone to enjoy. Our unique, interactive event features juried artists’ booths, a variety of food, live entertainment, arts workshops, demonstrations and children’s activities. Many of our art project and materials use recycled objects.

Art!

The juried art fair has talented art from local and regional artists-both established and emerging artists.

Performance!

The three festival stages feature performances from theater companies, dance troupes, musicians, performers and poets.

Interactive!

Festival goers of all ages can participate in free arts workshops Saturday and Sunday from 12pm-5pm. Local artists are offering how-to workshops that tap into your creativity from poetry to paper making and painting to drumming, you’ll find there’s something there that you’ve always wanted to try.

Stop by one of the interactive art stations and make music, paint, write and sculpt. You’ll be surprised at the fun you’ll have creating community art.

Eat!

Local restaurants and non-profits are on hand to prepare fresh food and offer a wide selection of satisfying food. Enjoy Soul food, Italian, Vegetarian, Middle Eastern, the American Grill and more, don’t forget to top it off with some homemade ice cream or baklava for dessert.

Kids have fun too!

Kids can spend the whole day enjoying the event. We’ve put together some fun projects for all ages from recycled materials-rain sticks, sculpting, origami and more. They can take a break on the Story Porch and hear our local storytellers or rev up with the bubble tubs, painting easel, sidewalk chalk and percussion station designed especially for them from recycled objects.

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