Art & Craft Festival in Downtown Sarasota Returns This Weekend
SARASOTA, FL -
WHAT: 19th Annual Downtown Sarasota Art & Craft Festival
WHEN: October 19-20, Saturday & Sunday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
WHERE: Main Street in Downtown Sarasota, from Lemon Avenue to 5 Points Park
Navigational Address: 1592 Main Street, Sarasota, FL 34236
WHY: To Support Breast Cancer Awareness, the Arts, the Local Community, & the Downtown Sarasota Alliance
ADMISSION: Free and open to the public
The Downtown Sarasota Alliance will once again host the popular fall art and craft festival this weekend and feature Pinktober crafts and gift items in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This two-day juried festival features original and affordable crafts, unique gift items, as well as a Green Market offering plants, exotic orchids, gourmet spices, dips and freshly popped kettle corn. The artist and crafters will line Main Street from Lemon Avenue to 5 points Park with their professional display booths. A portion of the proceeds benefits the Downtown Sarasota Alliance.
Festival producer American Craft Endeavors and its participating artists and crafters are committed to raising Breast Cancer Awareness during this two-day juried event. Many exhibitors such as Avra and JB Thomas, Raymond Dailey, and Tonya Smith will be featuring art and gift items inspired by the fight against this devastating disease and wearing pink in a show of solidarity.
This is just one of the many juried events that American Craft Endeavors and Howard Alan Events bring to Sarasota County each year including the popular Downtown Sarasota Festival of the Arts. These highly anticipated events are popular for the fine artists and crafters as well as the quality art and crafts on display.
For additional information on the 19th Annual Downtown Sarasota Art & Craft Festival and other American Craft Endeavors craft shows across the country, visit www.artfestival.com or call 561-746-6615.