art-A-palooza is Saturday, August 20 at Boettler Park

art-A-palooza is Saturday, August 20 at Boettler Park

12th Annual art-A-palooza’s, a Fine Art Show, is Saturday, August 20
at Boettler Park, 5300 Massillon Road

artistGreen, OH – The Green Arts Council and the City of Green’s Parks and Recreation Division is pleased to present the 12th art-A-palooza, a fine arts show, held at Boettler Park, 5300 Massillon Road, on Saturday, August 20 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.    art Admission and parking are free.

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.    

“We have a nice variety of artwork including painting, fiber, ceramics, glass, photography, jewelry, outdoor garden art, and more.   ” said Joan Smith, owner of Gallery 143 and a board member for the Green Arts Council.  “Each year the event keeps getting better and better with more variety of mediums.”

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 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. including musicians Lisa Malyuk, Don Fulmer, One String Short, and Dale Galgozy.

A variety of lunch and snack items will be available including gyros and sausage sandwiches from John’s Concessions, roasted nuts from Holcomb’s Classics, and Italian ice from LaDow’s Concessions.

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

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

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