11th Annual art-A-palooza is Saturday, August 22

11th Annual art-A-palooza is Saturday, August 22
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 11th Annual art-A-palooza’s, a Fine Art Show, is Saturday, August 22
at Boettler Park, 5300 Massillon Road

Green, OH – The Green Arts Council and the City of Green’s Parks and Recreation Division is pleased to present the 11th art-A-palooza, a fine arts show, held at Boettler Park, 5300 Massillon Road, on Saturday, August 22 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.   More than 80 local and regional artists will be participating in this year’s event along with several food vendors.     Admission to the event is free. 

More than 80 artists from around the region will display their art for sale from a variety of mediums including painting, fiber, ceramics, glass, photography, jewelry, outdoor garden art, and more.  

Per the requirements to exhibit, all artists must submit artwork for approval by the art-A-palooza committee and must agree to be on site and available to answer questions from attendees about his/her art.    

“This year art-A-palooza is bigger than ever with more artists” said Joan Smith, owner of Gallery 143 and a board member for the Green Arts Council.  “This year we have many favorite artists returning, but also more than 20 artists who will be exhibiting for the first time at the show.”

Other activities

A Children’s Activity tent will offer several free make and take crafts for children.   The activity tent will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  In addition to kids’ activities, there will be live entertainment performing from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. including musicians Lisa Malyuk, Bobby Patetta, Patrick White, One String Short, and Dale Galgozy.

Food vendors offering lunch and snack items will include Market District, John’s Concessions, Holcomb’s Classics, Judy’s Pies, LaDow’s Concessions, Lavern’s Kettle Corn, the Pierogi Lady and Cake Walk Concessions, Island Delight, and the West Side Bakery.

And finally, in the Green Arts Council tent, the organization will be conducting a raffle of more than 60 donated art pieces from the various exhibitors to benefit its scholarship fund.   Raffle tickets are one for $1, six for $5 and 15 for $10. 

The Green Arts Council formed in 2003 to promote participation in and appreciation of the arts in the City of Green.   The group offers art classes, scholarships to Green graduates pursuing art in college and events such as art-A-palooza.   For more information or to become a member, visit www.greenartscouncil.org.

The City of Green, Ohio, founded in 1992, is a prosperous, progressive and promising city with more than 25,000 residents.  Approximately 33.5 square-miles, Green is located in southern Summit County.    Visit www.cityofgreen.org

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