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Things to do in Lexington: Woodland Art Fair

 
Posted On August 16th, 2012 by Ashley Whitworth | Comments Closed

The American Founders Bank Woodland Art Fair is one of Lexington’s most anticipated events of the summer. The fair will be held this weekend, Saturday, August 18th, from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, and Sunday, August 19th, from 10:00 to 5:00 pm at Woodland Park.

Over 200 artists gather to showcase their unique wares. You can find everything from pottery, jewelry, and clothing to woodcarvings, glass sculptures, and photography. For a gallery of Fair artists and their website links, click here.

The fair will also include a Kid’s Zone in the central area of the park. This tent will be filled with games, crafts, and activities for children. For information regarding the schedule of activities, go to the Lexington Art League’s website.

Also featured at the Art Fair is live music and entertainment from local Central Kentucky groups.

Saturday, August 18, 2012 (subject to change) Sunday, August 19, 2012 (subject to change)
10:30-11:30: The Whispering Gypsies                          10:00-10:45: Jim Olive
11:45-12:45: Tall Dark & Handsome                              11:00-12:00: Chung Yen Twins
1:00-2:00: Keltricity                                                         12:15-1:15: Kitty Slickers
2:15-3:15: Custom Made Bluegrass                               1:30-2:30: Rakadu Gypsy Dancers
3:30-4:45: Brother Barrett & the Barrows                        2:45-3:45: Chris Weiss
5:00-6:00: Willie Eames                                                  4:00-5:00: East to West

Three shuttle services (including one wheelchair accessible) will be circulating every 10 minutes. Fair-goers may park for free at American Founders Bank downtown location or in the LEXTRAN Transit Center. If biking to the fair, you may park your bike at the free bike check at the racquetball court.

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