14th Annual art-A-Palooza is Saturday, August 18

14th Annual art-A-Palooza is Saturday, August 18

14th Annual art-A-palooza, a Fine Art Show, is Saturday, August 18
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 14th art-A-palooza, a fine arts show, held at Boettler Park, 5300 Massillon Road, on Saturday, August 18 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 and parking is free. 

 “This year we have more than 15 new artists joining us including several new local and national artists,” said Joan Smith, owner of Gallery 143 and a board member for the Green Arts Council.  “We are excited to showcase these new artists as well as our returning artists.  There really is something for every art taste and style at art-A-palooza.”

Other activities

A Children’s Activity tent will offer 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 3 p.m. including musicians 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, LaVern’s Kettle Korn, Italian ice from LaDow’s Concessions, sandwiches and snacks from Cheesilicious Food Truck, donuts from Peace, Love & Little Donuts, Twisted Olive’s new coffee line and more.

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 26,000 residents.  Approximately 33.5 square-miles, Green is located in southern Summit County.    Visit www.cityofgreen.org

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