Creativity abounds at the 46th annual Salt Fork Arts & Crafts Festival Aug. 8, 9 and 10 at the Cambridge City Park. The festival opens at 3 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 8 and runs to 8 p.m. You'll want to to get there early to catch a performance by The Yurko Boys Blue Grass Band in the Performing Arts tent, check out the work of the many artists and craftsmen and round out the day with a bite to eat while you listen to the Cambridge High School alumni Jazz Band from 6-8 p.m.
The festival opens at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 9 and runs to 8 p.m. You can start your holiday shopping, choosing just the right uniquely hand crafted item for someone special. Or, get something for yourself. There are a variety of items exhibited by the artists in various mediums. Painting, pottery, ceramics, metal work, jewelry, acrylics, fiber art, photography and more. You don't want to miss the String Sounds and the PanJgea Steel Band from John Glenn High School and the Fiddle Contest on Saturday afternoon. Close out the day with the band, HB7 in the Big Pavilion from 6-8 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 10 begins with an inspiring performance by Delores Carter from the Living Word Drama. For brunch, enjoy some of Boston Bert's Seafood, a juicy burger from Francis Family Restaurant or some Mediterranean style food. There's kettle corn and funnel cakes, too. The kids can choose from a variety of crafts to make while you wander through the Heritage Early American Crafts exhibit. You'll be entertained in the afternoon by The Buckeye Travelers country and gospel music, Robert and Carol Jones serenade with songs from Broadway and The Cambridge City Band closes out the festival.
The Salt Fork Arts & Crafts Festival is a family affair. The festival closes at 4 p.m. Artists interested in participating in the 2014 Salt fork Arts & Crafts Festival will find information and applications on our new Website www.saltforkfestival.org or www.ZAPPlication.org, or call Julia at 740-439-9379.