Press Release

For Immediate Release 

 

Event Date: July 11 to 12, 2015

 

10th Annual Wedgwood Art Festival, Seattle's Local Fine Art Event ...and More

 

The juried art festival includes more than 70 fine artists - many returning favorites and many new artists from Puget Sound.


Seattle (Wedgwood), Washington, May 21, 2015 - The 10th annual Wedgwood Art Festival takes place on July 11th and 12th from 10AM to 5PM in the NE Seattle neighborhood of Wedgwood. Location is at 35th Ave. NE and NE 89th St. This fun filled free event features a juried art festival, kidís activities, and more musical acts and food vendors than ever before.
 
The juried art festival includes more than 70 fine artists - many returning favorites and many new artists from Puget Sound. With a wide variety of fine arts and crafts, there is something for everyone. Choose a new painting, print or photograph for that bare space on your wall. Pick out some jewelry for an evening out, or a new ceramic mug for your morning coffee. Add some whimsy to your garden with a new outdoor sculpture. Choose from beautiful glass, mosaics, sculpture, fiber arts and more to add to your collection.
 
Always memorable, the musical lineup showcases a diverse variety of talent. Start your Saturday morning with the Centerpiece Jazz Band comprised of professional musicians, teachers and students from the non-profit Music Center of the Northwest. Four new musical acts come to the stage this year, including Camila Recchioís organic soul music - Recchio sang with Macklemore on ĎThe Heistí. Stick Shift Annie with Kimball and the Fugitives, is an eclectic blend of blues, country, jazz and Latin. Rounding out the new acts are blues inspired Michele DíAmour and the Love Dealers, and acoustic pop duo Those Guys. Returning favorites include vocal jazz group Cherie Blues, latin influenced CocoLoco and Yaamba, an African marimba band.

 

 

 

The fun continues for kids visiting the festival. On Saturday morning, donít miss the annual visit from the Seattle Fire Departmentís Engine 40. After the fire engine visit, enjoy family music, circus arts and puppetry with children entertainer, Linda Severt. Jennifer Carroll with Thistle Theater returns with ďYo! Ho! Ho! The Pirate Show!Ē at noon on Sunday. The puppet shows are interactive, and kids can also participate in creating art at the childrenís area, sponsored by Roaring Mouse Studios. While you are at the festival, get some art on your face with Wild Smiles Face painting on both days.
 
Enjoy a meal or a snack while at the festival with new vendors in the expanded food section. New this year are Celtic Cowboy BBQ, and pies, both sweet and savory, by 314 Pies. Half Pint ice cream is back again this year with their wonderful ice cream made with local ingredients, and Tastyz serving shaved ice.
 
A big thank you to Our Lady of the Lake Parish School as the Presenting Sponsor and for allowing the festival to use their grounds and to the premier sponsors: QFC, Seattle Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs, and the official sponsors: US Bank, Johnsonís Auto repair, Rxtra Care Pharmacy, HomeStreet Bank, Fiddlerís Inn. A full list of the 25+ Wedgwood businesses demonstrating support for the event can be found on the festival website.
 
More information including a list of participating artists and full entertainment schedule can be found on Facebook at Wedgwood Festival and at
www.wedgwoodfestival.com.

 

Contact: Sarah Bak, Sarah_bak@comcast.net, 206-853-9322

 

 

 

 

 

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Media Contact: Sarah Bak

Email: wafestival@gmail.com

Phone: 206-898-5014

 

Wedgwood Art Festival

Seattle, Washington

Web: www.wedgwoodfestival.com

 

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Washington, Seattle, Event Date: July 11 to 12, 2015

10th Annual Wedgwood Art Festival, Seattle's Local Fine Art Event ...and More

The 10th annual Wedgwood Art Festival takes place on July 11th and 12th from 10AM to 5PM in the NE Seattle neighborhood of Wedgwood. Location is at 35th Ave. NE and NE 89th St. This fun filled free event features a juried art festival, kidís activities, and more musical acts and food vendors than ever before. The juried art festival includes more than 70 fine artists - many returning favorites and many new artists from Puget Sound. With a wide variety of fine arts and crafts, there is something for everyone. Choose a new painting, print or photograph for that bare space on your wall. Pick out some jewelry for an evening out, or a new ceramic mug for your morning coffee. Add some whimsy to your garden with a new outdoor sculpture. Choose from beautiful glass, mosaics, sculpture, fiber arts and more to add to your collection. More information including a list of participating artists and full entertainment schedule can be found on Facebook at Wedgwood Festival and at www.wedgwoodfestival.com. Contact: Sarah Bak, Sarah_bak@comcast.net, 206-853-9322

 

CALENDAR LISTING:

Event Name: Wedgwood Art Festival

Event Date: July 11 to 12, 2015

Event Location: 35th Ave NE And NE 89th St At Our Lady Of The Lake Parish School, Seattle

Admission: Free

Web: www.wedgwoodfestival.com

Contact: Sarah Bak, wafestival@gmail.com, 206-898-5014

Description: The 10th annual Wedgwood Art Festival takes place on July 11th and 12th from 10AM to 5PM in the NE Seattle neighborhood of Wedgwood. Location is at 35th Ave. NE and NE 89th St. This fun filled event features a juried art festival, kidís activities, and more musical acts and food vendors than ever before.

 

 


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