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Event Date: November 1 - 3, 2013

 

Acclaimed Sacramento Arts Festival Returns to Showcase America’s Best Artists & Craftspeople

 

The 16th Annual Festival Brings Remarkable One-of-a-Kind Arts and Crafts to Sacramento, November 1 - 3, 2013.

 

Ceramic Top Hat by Kurt McKracken of Clayton, CA

 

Sacramento, California (September 3, 2013) - Don't miss the opportunity to share in a weekend of handcrafted art and entertainment at the Sacramento Arts Festival, Friday, November 1 through Sunday, November 3, 2013.  The 16th annual event returns to the Sacramento Convention Center (14th and J Streets), to showcase the best-ever in quality, variety and one-of-a-kind arts and crafts. 
 
The festival features over 225 of America’s best contemporary craftspeople and fine artists offering over 15,000 original works.  Unlike other area fairs, the Sacramento Arts Festival is strictly juried with exhibitors selected for their originality and art quality. Attendees have the unique opportunity to observe and interact with artists who will share their creative passion and knowledge.  Artists will also demonstrate their extraordinary talents on site.

 

 

Glass Teapot by Bob & Laurie Kliss of Stockton, CA

 

The festival takes place Friday, November 1: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m; Saturday, November 2: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.; Sunday, November 3: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 
 
Ticket prices are $8 adults,  $7 seniors, under 12 years, free. Discount coupons: $1.00 off admission available within area newspapers and online at: 
www.sacartsfest.com
 
The Sacramento Arts Festival has become the premier art and craft show in the Central Valley and has developed into one of the top art festivals in the country.  Visitors will be captivated by the quality and diversity of each exhibitor, allowing them to shop for one-of-a-kind items for themselves, their homes or holiday and seasonal gifts.
 
Strolling through the festival, attendees will see a vast selection of extraordinary art.  Among the works of the 225 exhibitors, visitors will see ceramics, clothing, decorative fiber works, furniture, glass, gourd art, jewelry, leather, metal works, paper, stone, woodworks, drawings, oil and acrylic paintings, watercolors, sculpture, photography and two and three dimensional mixed media.
 
 
In addition to the exceptional visual art, the festival features continuous live Main Stage entertainment including the Kurt Ribak Jazz Quartet, the GG Amos Blues Band, Dirk K, jazz guitarist and Scott Meltzer & Katrine Spang-Hansen, comedy jugglers.  Attendees are also treated to Restaurant Row where they can edibles from local restaurants representing different cultures from around the world including Greek, Indian and American cuisine.
 
 
The renowned Sacramento Arts Festival provides a wonderful opportunity for the local community to participate in an event that has become unrivaled in artistry and craftsmanship.
www.sacartsfest.com

 

 

Pendant by Glenn Dizon of San Rafael, CA

 

Painting by Liz Collins of Nevada City, CA

 

Comedy Jugglers Scott Meltzer & Katrine Spang-Hansen

 

 

 

 Contact & Media Visits  

 

Artist Photography & Interviews with Artists Available Upon Request 

 

Media Contact: Warren Cook

Email: americanartfestivals@yahoo.com

Phone: (805) 461-6700

Media Visits: Complimentary media visits for journalists on assignment or with approved credentials. If you are unable to accept a courtesy visit, a press rate can be negotiated.

 

American Art Festivals, Inc.

PO Box 3037, Atascadero, CA 93423

Web: www.sacartsfest.com

 

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Acclaimed Sacramento Arts Festival Returns to Showcase America’s Best Artists & Craftspeople

Sacramento, California - Share in a weekend of handcrafted art and entertainment at the Sacramento Arts Festival, November 1 - 3, 2013.  The 16th annual event returns to the Sacramento Convention Center to showcase the best-ever in quality, variety and one-of-a-kind arts and crafts.  Highlights include over 225 contemporary craft and fine art exhibitors specializing in original art, live jazz, blues, comedy entertainment and international cuisine. Ticket prices are $8 adults,  $7 seniors, under 12 years, free. Discount coupons: $1.00 off admission available within area newspapers and online at:  www.sacartsfest.com

 

 

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