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Rockford’s Edgebrook shopping center, 1639 N. Alpine Road, will host “ARTSY Arts & Craft Exhibit” from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, June 14.
This free event features exclusively handmade items from 50-plus local artisans and crafters, including members of The Rockford Etsy Team, artist demonstrations, face painting, kids’ crafts led by the Rockford Area Arts Council, live dance performances by The Rockford Dance Company and live music.
During ARTSY, Edgebrook merchant The Notions Nook will be displaying entries and announcing the winners from their Quilt Challenge, and Wonderland Books & Toys will be hosting “Books & Brushes,” a non-juried children’s art show.
Additionally, Edgebrook merchants and eateries will be open for normal business hours, many of which are having special events or promotions for the day.
For a full vendor list, event details and updates, visit http://edgebrookshops.com/artsy/ or call Darcy Hanson at (815) 398-8957.
Posted June 11, 2014