Farmers Citizens Bank and the city of Upper Arlington will be hosting their annual Labor Day Arts Festival on Monday, September 5, 2011. The setting for the Arts Festival will take place in Northam Park, and will showcase the works of nearly 200 local, regional, and national artists working in a variety of media. This is a family friendly event for both children and adults and is free for everyone. The fun starts at 10 a.m. and lasts until 5 p.m.
The annual Labor Day Arts Festival is a one-day blind-juried arts festival that is now entering its 45th year and will be held on Monday, September 5, 2011. Hosted by the City of Upper Arlington and presented by Farmers Citizens Bank, the Festival draws over 25,000 people each year and is considered the City’s signature event. Located in the beautiful neighborhood setting of Northam Park, the Festival showcases the works of nearly 200 local, regional, and national artists working in a variety of media – including painting, pottery, photography, jewelry, glassware, sculpture, and more.
A variety of activities add to the Festival’s success as a family-oriented event: an Entertainment Stage with local performers playing all day, an Art Activities Area with entertainment and arts/crafts activities for children and adults and a variety of food vendors and refreshment booths. Nearly 200 volunteers make this community event possible.