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Art, crafts and so much more at the Brockport Arts Festival
The Brockport Arts Festival (BAF) has a host of events and activities planned for folks of all ages. This year notes the 20th anniversary of this popular west side event. Stop in the Village of Brockport on August 9 and 10 and you can enjoy live entertainment, a vintage car cruise-in, arts and crafts, plenty of food and even a family friendly event called the Duck Derby.
The festival will be located in the heart of downtown Brockport on Main Street from Clark Street to Adams Street. According to Art Appleby, chairperson of the festival, there are well over 100 vendors scheduled.
“We have 112 arts and crafts vendors lined up and add in the other non-profits, food and businesses, we have 152 exhibitors booked for this year’s festival,” Appleby said.
Looking for something new and different? Check some new artists at the BAF.
“We have an artist who created her own jewelry from silver thread that she fabricates herself and a woodcraft artist who makes shelves out of baby grand pianos,” Appleby explained. “Our food vendors will offer typical festival foods from barbeque to kettle corn to frozen yogurt along with specialty food items that are not for consumption on premises.”
Do you have an interest in wines? Check out the Wine Garden at the BAF. The Wine Garden will be open to those 21 and older on Saturday from 10 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. and Sunday from 12 noon until 4:30 p.m. Five area wineries, Thousand Island Winery, Chateau Niagara Winery, Gust of Sun Winery and Vineyards, and Victorianbourg Wine Estates will offer tastings of their wines.
The section of Main Street from Clark Street to Adams Street will be closed to traffic during the festival and the lift bridge will also be closed.
The festival has a full schedule of entertainment planned throughout the weekend and these performance times and places are listed in this special Brockport Arts Festival section.
For other information about the Brockport Arts Festival, visit the website at www.brockportartsfestival.com.