We received the following press release from LowellArts.
LOWELL, MI, August 17, 2021 – Now in it’s 53rd year, the annual Fallasburg Arts Festival is presented by LowellArts and will be held on September 18 and 19. The 2-day, outdoor festival includes 100 fine art and fine crafts booths, live music on a central stage, food booths supporting local non-profit organizations, a children’s craft area, and traditional craft demonstrations in the pavilion.
Hours: Saturday and Sunday, 10am-5pm. Admission is free. Parking is $5 per car.
Location: Fallasburg Park, 1124 Fallasburg Park Drive, Lowell, MI, 49331.
For more information, visit lowellartsmi.org/fallasburg-arts-festival.
Artist booths are juried and a broad range of different mediums are represented including: jewelry, sculpture, ceramics, glass, fiber, mixed media, wood, painting, drawing, photography, floral, basketry, and more. Demonstrators of traditional crafts are located in the pavilion. Visitors of all ages are invited to watch the artisans at work. Demonstrations include: mosaic, fly tying, quilting, weaving, embroidery, needlefelting, and more.
Musical entertainment is held on an outdoor stage both days of the event, featuring a variety of music styles.
Saturday music line-up:
- 10:15 — Eli Roe Music
- 11:30 — Hawks and Owls
- 1:00 — The Weatherheads
- 2:30 — Paddy’s Cure
- 4:00 — Bruce Matthews Band
Sunday music line-up:
- 10:15 — Easy idle String Band
- 11:30 — Blue Water Ramblers
- 1:00 — B-Side Growlers
- 2:30 — The Adams Family
- 4:00 — The Wild Honey Collective
An enclosed Children’s Area provides children the opportunity to decorate and take home a pumpkin. Food booths offer an array of fall-inspired and festival foods, offered by local community organizations. Visitors are invited to purchase raffle tickets to win one of over 75 artist-made items donated by festival artists, or the grand prize quilt, created by Mary Kidwell Tobin for the event. Annual attendance estimates are 25,000. Event sponsors are Fifth Third Bank, Meijer, and All-Weather Seal.
Fallasburg Park is located off Lincoln Lake Road north of downtown Lowell at 1124 Fallasburg Park Drive, Lowell, MI. Lowell is located 14 miles east of Grand Rapids and 1-hour from Lake Michigan and Lansing. For more information, contact LowellArts at (616) 897-8545, e-mail [email protected] or visit the LowellArts website.