The Salt Fork Arts & Craft Festival delivers many artists and their resourceful talents to Cambridge Town Park. It provides entertainment during the day and meals to savor while savoring the festivities Aug. 12-14. Admission is free.
Opening ceremonies will be held at the Gateway Entrance on Edgeworth Avenue at noon on Friday featuring music by the Caldwell Large College Marching Band. Welcomes will be produced by numerous area officials right before the ribbon cutting.
Prevent by and see the inventive get the job done of lots of artists from all about the United States. There will be a large selection of perform from paintings and jewelry to wooden carvings and glass. Find outdated favorites there like Michael Warren, who creates designs with a chainsaw or go to Gene and Maggie Jorgensen for their jewelry. Don’t ignore to check out the Student Artwork display screen with a lot more than 250 items contributed by region students.
Visitors have a likelihood in the People’s Preference Tent to vote on the items of artwork they discover most captivating. This is a special award as the artists want to know if their function is a little something lots of individuals enjoy.
Many popular teams will be returning, this kind of as The Loves Gospel Quartet, Cambridge Metropolis Band, CHS Alumni Jazz Band, John Glenn String Appears, Northwest Territory and the Competition Refrain. New this yr for the small children will be the Madcap Puppets from Cincinnati presenting “Fantastic Fairy Tales.” Kids can also take pleasure in Melody Stolle’s energetic storytelling.
A distinctive aspect this 12 months will be a cost-free workshop by the Kevin Prater Bluegrass Band. The band will be executing in the Accomplishing Arts Tent at 11 a.m. and midday, with the workshop to comply with at 1:30 p.m. in the park with the numerous instruments they use – mandolin, banjo, fiddle, guitar, bass, and even vocal. Provide your devices together for some cost-free ideas and join them for a mini-concert just after the workshop.
Ohio-built foodstuff are highlighted at the pageant. Enjoy Candy’s Connoisseur Fudge, Jose Madrid Salsa, Misty Mountain Estate, 3 Blooms Flower Farm, and Crackpot Coffee. Copley Bee Co, a family members of beekeepers, returns to the pageant with honey in a wide variety of kinds. Golden Boy Biscuits gives you a possibility to just take home some homemade doggy biscuits or some puppy toys for your most effective good friend.
Regional artists will be exhibiting their talents even though you observe. See clay pots getting manufactured, a blacksmith at work over an open hearth, quilters, and learn community record. Chuck and Shana Honest often draw in notice as they make clay pottery and share how it is adorned. A unique attraction this calendar year will be Eli Wilson, who is demonstrating blacksmith procedures around an open fireplace exterior the tent. Step again in time as you observe these artists.
One more new function will be Hilary Frambes, a chalk artist from Basic Town. She enjoys painting large-scale chalk murals for festivals and will be drawing sidewalk photographs in the course of the festival. Young children will be encouraged to enter a contest and attract their personal chalk photographs.