13th Annual art-A-palooza is August 19 at Boettler Park

13th Annual art-A-palooza is August 19 at Boettler Park

13th Annual art-A-palooza, a Fine Art Show, is Saturday, August 19
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 13th art-A-palooza, a fine arts show, held at Boettler Park, 5300 Massillon Road, on Saturday, August 19 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. 

 “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, smoothies from Island Delights, LaVern’s Kettle Korn, Italian ice from LaDow’s Concessions 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 25,000 residents.  Approximately 33.5 square-miles, Green is located in southern Summit County.    Visit www.cityofgreen.org

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