45th Annual ArtFest to be Held at Mount Union College on August 2

August 03, 2009

The 45th Annual ArtFest will be held Sunday, August 2 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Campus Lakes at Mount Union College, rain or shine.

Sponsored by the Alliance Art Center, Alliance Area Chamber of Commerce and Mount Union College, the ArtFest will feature original works by area artists in various media including watercolor, oil, acrylic, ceramics, fine crafts and other media from photography to printmaking. More than 20 artists will have works on display and for sale.

In addition, “A Taste of Alliance” will feature Anthony’s Italian Restaurant, Chives Grille, College Inn Eatery, Cornie’s Steak House, Don Pancho’s Tex-Mex Café, Jeff’s Catering, Rose’s Hillcrest Market and Shaffer’s Diner, who will be selling food and beverages for visitors to enjoy as they browse. Villa Maria Arts for Alzheimer’s program will have memory baskets available for purchase that will include items such as kitchen tools, old trophies, jewelry, toys and other nostalgic articles and gadgets that can be used to evoke memories.

Also on Sunday the John T. Huston-Dr. John D. Brumbaugh Nature Center of Mount Union College will be hosting a Folk Jam at the Campus Lakes at 2 p.m. This event will take the place of the Folk Jam previously scheduled at the Nature Center.

For more information, please contact the Office of Public Affairs and Marketing at (330) 823-6063.

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