Those wishing to attend the “Celebration of the Arts” Party from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Friday, June 14, $30 advance ticket reservations are required. The event will feature specialty local cuisine, exclusive live performances, silent auction treasures and select cash bar.
The Art Fair, taking place 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday is free to the public and will highlight area artists’ work. Artists will include Hannah Burnworth, Janet Ecklebarger, Michele Graham, Kellie Brace, Terry Pulley, Sharped Dressed Van and many more! Come meet the artists and purchase unique pottery, jewelry, painting, mixed media and photography. There will be plenty of food and creative enrichment for all ages, so be sure to stop by. Kids activities include craft making, art workshops and face painting.
Both events will be held in the scenic Eel River Gardens, located at the intersection of Main and Market Streets, against the backdrop of North Manchester’s new historic downtown streetscape. The Eel River Gardens, overlooking the Eel River, is a town beautification project designed and maintained by the Manchester Garden Club.
For additional Eel River Arts Festival event information, visit Manchester Main Street’s website at www.manchestermainstreet.org, or contact Renata Robinson, Manchester Main Street Executive Director, at 260-901-6045 or [email protected].