Aug 8, 2010

Upcoming Local Art Festivals

Red Lion Street Fair

WHEN: Saturday, August 14, 2010 (34th annual) - 9AM to 4PM

WHERE: Downtown Center Square of Red Lion PA (intersection of Routes 24 and 74) in York County, Pennsylvania.

DESCRIPTION: Over 150 local businesses and vendors set up stands to entertain, inform and offer unique treasures. Crafts, foods and art fill the streets of the downtown. Historical displays plus hot rods and dance performances are also planned. Balloon twisters, face painting clowns, and all day dunk tank (manned by PTC Youth Services.) Red Lion Tours and Travel provide a bus for free shuttle service between the parking at Red Lion Area Senior High School and the street fair all day. Lion Pharmacy and the Borough itself offer the use of the downtown Center Square and parking lot for the main-stage performances.

Vendors Wanted!

CONTACT: Sandy Mundis at "info @" or 717-244-0886


Yorkfest Art Festival

WHEN: Saturday and Sunday - August 28 & 29, 2010 - Rain or shine.

Friday August 27, 2010 - Reception at York Arts Gallery 6PM to 8PM

Festival Hours: Saturday, 10AM to 5PM; Sunday 10AM to 4PM

WHERE: Streets of York PA - Pershing Avenue from Market to Philadelphia Street - along the Codorus River (surrounding the Colonial Courthouse) in historic downtown York PA.

DESCRIPTION: York's premier fine arts and music festival with more than 80 fine artists from all around the country, free family entertainment and hands-on arts activities, and a community jazz concert.

Participation in the Juried Exhibition is open to all artists and crafts persons. Fine art and fine craft in all mediums are acceptable. Entries must be original and completed within the past two years. Work should be of high quality and craftsmanship.

CONTACT: York City Recreation and Parks at 717-854-1587

Webpage with some information:

Links to other Websites about York Pennsylvania:

Annual Bridge Bust

WHEN: Annually - always held the first Saturday in October.

Saturday, October 2, 2010 (22nd annual) - 8AM to 4PM

WHERE: Veteran's Memorial Bridge joining Wrightsville PA and Columbia PA. (York County PA and Lancaster County PA.)

DESCRIPTION: Annual arts and crafts festival with more than 300 antiques, crafts, arts and food vendors plus entertainment held on the Columbia-Wrightsville Bridge (officially known as Veterans Memorial Bridge) joining Columbia and Wrightsville PA. Free shuttle services will be available. Proceeds from this event benefit the Susquehanna Valley Visitors Center. This is a very popular event and draws over 20,000 visitors. (There may be a waiting list for vendors. See Website for more information and vendor application.)

CONTACT: Susquehanna Valley Chamber of Commerce, 717-684-5249


Get out and enjoy all that local arts has to offer!
grace & peace ~ deAnn

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