Arts and Crafts competition returns to downtown this weekend

The 50th anniversary of the Arts and Crafts Festival is in Columbus Circle this weekend. It is the initial downtown festival considering that 2019. Generally, a lot more than 50,000 guests test out the art.

There are about 130 sellers coming from throughout the country and a single who created it across the border from Canada. A lot more than fifty percent have by no means been to the competition listed here.

“We are super excited to be in a position to showcase every thing that they have to offer,” claimed Alice Maggiore, the communications director for the Downtown Committee. “I know I get a lot of my holiday getaway buying done listed here at the arts and crafts fest. There are so many exclusive objects from woodworking to ceramics to images, painting, electronic artwork. It’s all right here.”

In addition to bodily artwork, there will be strolling musicians and road entertainers. Of study course, there will be refreshments, far too, contributing to the celebration-like environment.

“Downtown is the place everybody is welcome and exactly where the local community comes alongside one another, so it is critical to have festivals like this to be equipped to see people deliver them again get with each other and celebrate,” reported Maggiore.

If you are headed down to the competition, there are a whole lot of highway closures in the spot. Montgomery Street is closed from East Fayette Avenue to Madison Road. East Jefferson and East Onondaga streets are closed from South Warren to South State streets.

They are closed from 6 a.m. in the morning till 9 p.m. at evening.