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What's New At Shelby Township Art Fair, Slated for Aug. 11 and 12

Patch has a list of what's new to the popular annual event.

Shelby's annual Art Fair is coming soon. Here's a peek of some of the fun that's planned. 

Don’t miss an opportunity to check out what’s new and have some outdoor fun at Shelby Township’s 29th Annual Art Fair, August 11 and 12 on the Municial Grounds, located at 52700 Van Dyke Avenue, just south of 24 Mile Road.

The event, sponsored by The Shelby Township Art Fair Committee and the Parks, Recreation and Maintenance Department,  features original works by artists from the area, around the state and across the country, but there’s more to do than just view art.  The committee has been working hard to bring new features to the fair to make the event more fun for all ages.  

 

What’s new for 2012?  Plenty! 

  • Chalk Art Zone – Hosted and sponsored by Christian Financial Credit Union
  • Cirque Amongus - Circus Performances with Audience Participation 
  • DMYC Remote Control Sailboat Display & Demo on Heritage Garden Lake
  • Free On-site Drawing Classes - Hosted by Michaels
  • Kid’s Mural Painting Area – Hosted by the Shelby Township Fine Art Society
  • Local and Michigan Made Products Area
  • Sand Sculpture Demo and Instruction and Kid’s Sand Play Area – Hosted by the Royal Park Hotel
  • Sponsor “Swag” Tote Bag for Artists and First 400 Attendees

 

Other Favorite Activities

  • Check out the Shelby Fire Department’s Smoke House & Aerial Ladder Truck
  • Child fingerprinting by the Shelby Township Police Department
  • Kid’s Corner Craft & Activity Area 
  • Live animals from the Burgess-Shadbush Nature Center
  • Musical entertainment in the bandshell
  • Tour Historic Hope Chapel and Andrews Schoolhouse Museum
  • Yummy snacks from friendly food vendors

 

Michigan Made Products Vendors

All Us Girls • Belle River Naturals • Bizzy Fizz Bath Treats • Bob Wollman • Brave Dave’s Salsa •

Company Soap • Dymanic Illuminations LLC • Hardy Honey Bee Farms • J.L. May Soap Makers •

la mia dolci • Michigan Neuropsychological Society • Six Lugs LLC • Smooth Body Products, LLC •

The Malcom Tradition • The Other Sister • Zia’s Kitchen

 

Bandshell Entertainment - Sponsored by Genisys Credit Union

Saturday, August 11 

10:30 am-12:30 pm Wally Fitz Jazz

1:00-3:00 pm Rick & Dayna Duo 

3:30-5:00 pm Student Performance by Suzette’s Masters of Dance

 

Sunday, August 12 

10:00 am-Noon Wally Fitz Jazz

12:30-2:00 pm Rick & Dayna Duo

2:30-4:00 pm The Sun Messengers

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