The fourth annual Shaker Heights Arts & Music Festival returns to Farnsleigh Road between Warrensville Center and Van Aken on Saturday and Sunday, June 22 and 23, delivering a weekend of great food, a juried art show, musical entertainment and activities for children. Free admission. Farnsleigh Road will be closed to through traffic from Thursday, June 20 through Sunday, June 23.
Festival highlights include the juried Craft Fair, presented by co-sponsor Ohio Designer Craftsmen, with 135 artists displaying an array of studio glass, jewelry, wearables, yard art, ceramics, photography and more. On Saturday, the Craft Fair ends at 8 pm, but the bands play on and the dancing kicks into high gear until 10 pm. The Craft Fair continues on Sunday, 11 am-5 pm.
Enjoy a musical line-up throughout the two-day Festival, brought to you by co-sponsor Shaker Arts Council and featuring bands such as Erie Heights Brass Ensemble, Evil Ways and perennial favorite, Blue Lunch. A full list of bands is at bit.ly/SHArtsFest. Children’s activities arranged by the Ludlow Community Association include strolling performers on stilts, jugglers and magic as well as Verb Ballets’ professional dancers and their Wigglewords.