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Artpark to host 14th annual Fairy House Festival


Tue, Jul 9th 2024 07:00 am

Event set for this Saturday, July 13

Artpark & Company Press Release

In celebration of Artpark & Company’s 50th anniversary season, Artpark’s Fairy House Festival returns for the 14th year this Saturday, July 13, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Artpark’s lower park (South Fourth Street entrance).

Embark on an immersive journey into the world of fairy through dance magic. Tour the woods to discover fairy houses by local artists. Children of all ages may engage in fairy art-making activities and spaces. This year's festival will feature a fairy marketplace by local artisans and craftspeople where attendees can purchase a piece of this magical world to bring home.

Advance tickets for the Fairy House Festival are $12. The price will increase to $15 on the day of the event. Tickets are available for purchase online at artpark.net and ticketmaster.com; by calling 716-754-4375; or by visiting the Artpark box office, 450 S. Fourth St., Lewiston.

Immediately following the festival, at 3 p.m., visitors can also delight with a captivating performance by Jon Lehrer Dance Company and Artpark Bridges. Admission to this performance is free.

Featured acts and artists include: 

√ Fairy houses created by local and regional artists plus families and groups.

√ The performances by Jon Lehrer Dance Company and Artpark Bridges will begin after 3 p.m. and are free and open to the public.

Jon Lehrer Dance Company originated in Buffalo in 2007, and has been based in New York City since 2019. Their annual residency and continued relationship with Artpark fills Lehrer and the company with joy, as they always look forward to coming back and reuniting with the community that started it all.

Visit artpark.net for more information. 

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