If you love perusing fine arts and crafts then here is your opportunity to attend a nationally recognized fine art and fine craft show that is actually two completely different shows over two weekends. Make plans to attend the 44th annual Boston Mills ArtFest taking place from June 26-28 and July 2-5 in Peninsula, Ohio.
Boston Mills ArtFest Presented at Boston Mills Ski Resort located in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park (between Cleveland and Akron), the Boston Mills ArtFest will feature the fine art and fine craft items of more than 160 artists and artisans each weekend. They include paintings, glass, ceramics, sculptures, jewelry, furniture, metal items, leather items, pottery, wood, watercolors, wearable and non-wearable fiber pieces and mixed media items.
All artwork on display will be available for purchase and visitors will get the chance to meet all the artworks’ creators.
Each weekend is a totally separate show with different artworks and artists.
ArtFest will feature lots of live, musical entertainment. Among the performers will be Cats on Holiday, The Island Doctor, the Nate Jones Band, The Gage Brothers, Zach, The Lowdown, Roger Hoover, Brent Kirby, JD Eicher & the Goodnights, Dan Bankhurst and Syrup.
A special feature of the Boston Mills ArtFest is the Preview Party held on Friday the first week and on Thursday the following week from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. An evening filled with fine wines, light hors d’oeuvres, craft beers and live entertainment, the Preview Party offers guests the first chance to view and buy displayed fine art and fine craft items and gives them the opportunity to meet and mingle with other ArtFest patrons.
The Preview Party will be held on Friday, June 26 and Thursday, July 2. You must be at least 21 years of age to attend. Tickets are $54 per person for advance reservations and $64 per person at the gate. Call 800-875-4241 to make reservations.
Food items will be available for purchase at the ArtFest.
Hours for the Boston Mills ArtFest are 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. on both Fridays, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Saturdays and 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Sunday both weekends. Admission is $8 for adults (18+), $6 for seniors (60 +) and $6 for students (13-21). Children 12 and under are free.
For more information about the Boston Mills ArtFest, call 330-657-2334 or get online at www.bmbm.com.
Boston Mills Ski Resort is located at 7100 Riverview Rd. in Peninsula, Ohio. Peninsula is 26 miles from Cleveland and it is approximately a 34 minute drive.