Foxburg Art Festival celebrates 18th year

From staff reports

The very popular and growing Foxburg Art, Wine and Food Festival celebrates its 18th year from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9, in the heart of this charming village along the scenic Allegheny River in Clarion County.

Kick off your Foxburg festival experience with a performance of the nationally acclaimed trio TAKE3 at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 8 in Lincoln Hall.

TAKE3 conveys an empowering message of joy and connection through music in a high-energy performance of works ranging from the Beatles’ “Yesterday” and Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” to Game of Thrones’ and Pirates of the Caribbean’s, “Amazing Grace” and “Stand by me.”

Ticket cost is $25 for adults, $20 for ARCA members and $5 for students. For more TAKE3 information and to buy tickets online, visit alleghenyriverstone.org or call (724) 659-3153 to reserve and pay with cash or check at the door.

Sunday’s Foxburg Festival will feature a wide variety of artisans and crafters offering their handcrafted items for sale. Each year new vendors are attracted to the event.

Tickets for a 50-50 raffle will be available during the event at each business and there is a Chinese auction at Foxburg Pizza. While exploring Foxburg’s businesses, be sure to visit The Red Brick Gallery, the area’s premier artist cooperative, where shoppers can purchase the perfect piece or get an early start on Christmas shopping.

There will be plenty of food vendors lining Main Street to satisfy a hungry crowd. Don’t forget to satisfy the sweet tooth with handcrafted Belgian chocolates, ice cream or gourmet coffee at Divani Chocolatier and Barista.

Drop into the very popular Foxburg Wine Cellars offering over 30 varieties of wine along with accessories and gift items.

Throughout the event, music will be provided by Brandon Rae Music from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., the Max Schang Band from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. and Richard Eustice and Friends from 4 to 6 p.m.

Plan now for a Foxburg weekend. This is a free event and free shuttle service is provided at the designated parking area; Allegheny-Clarion Valley Elementary School, located on State Route 58. For visitor’s safety, it is requested that all motorized vehicles, including motorcycles, park at those designated areas. Handicapped parking will be provided close to the event.

For more information, call (724) 659-5701.

 

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