34th Annual White Lake Area Arts & Crafts Festival
The 34th Annual White Lake Area Arts & Crafts Festival is expected to draw thousands of people this Father's Day weekend, June 16th and 17th, 2012. Goodrich Park in Whitehall is home of this favorite festival.
More than 65 talented and creative artists will participate in this very popular juried art show from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on Saturday the 16th and from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday the 17th. Those attending can purchase a variety of hand-made art and crafts such as jewelry, wood furniture, birdhouses, ceramics, items for the garden, clothing, paintings and prints, folk art, leather goods, floral designs, stained glass, signs, children's toys, and bath items.
Enjoy a great line-up of musicians beginning at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday with the ever-popular Mike Snell followed by Tanner Thompson playing from 1:30p.m. – 4:00p.m. Entertainment on Sunday will begin at 11:00 a.m. where Keith Scott will play acoustic Chicago blues. These local favorites are sure to be enjoyed by the many that come out for a great afternoon filled with food, fun, and music.
For those with an appetite, a variety of food vendors will be serving pizza, hamburgers, hot dogs, corn dogs, fried vegetables, elephant ears and toes, fresh squeezed lemonade, candy, root beer floats and sundaes, kettle corn, along with authentic Mexican cuisine. Festival attendees can't miss the fun and bright ice cream wagon serving up ice cream novelties and the roasted nuts wagon.
This year's Arts & Crafts poster, "Nectar Bird" is designed by MasterTag with the artwork created by third grader, Gabriel Bass from Ealy Elementary School in Whitehall. These colorful posters will be available at the blue & white Chamber booth for $3.00 each.
Spend a leisurely day at this popular outdoor event which is held off the shores of White Lake and under the trees at Goodrich Park. It's a great place to meet up with friends and neighbors you haven't seen for a while, discover some great finds and enjoy the music and ambiance of a sunny summer day.
Thanks to the HarborLight Credit Union, the proud sponsor of the music and entertainment portion of this favorite fun-filled festival. For more information on the Arts and Crafts Festival events, contact the White Lake Area Chamber of Commerce at (231) 893-4585 or visit www.whitelake.org