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Americu Syracuse Arts & Crafts Festival, Columbus Circle
July 28, 2017 @ 10:00 am - July 30, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Saturday, 29th – 10 am to 5 pm
Sunday, 30th – 10 am to 5 pm
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Contemporary Arts & Crafts
The festival presents an exceptionally wide selection of contemporary arts and crafts, ranging from functional to decorative boths. 2- and 3-dimensional works will be featured including ceramics, fabric and fiber, glass, jewelry, leather, metal, wood, painting, graphics, drawing, sculpture, and photography. Exhibitors participate from all over the United States.
The festival also features the performing arts. A full schedule of free live entertainment will include staged and street performances by musicians, costumed ethnic dance groups, and local singers and songwriters.
Families play a big role in the festival’s success, and interactive art activities are offered with them in mind. For example, sign up with the Syracuse New Times, (315) 422-7011, to participate in the Street Painting Contest on Saturday, rain date Sunday.