Valleydale Farmer’s Market is hosting an art festival on Saturday, August 18. An area of arts and crafts vendors will be marked off adjacent to the farmers’ market growers and vendors.
The show will be open to the public from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and a silent auction benefitting Faith Presbyterian Church’s Adoption Fund, which helps provide financial aid for local families seeking to adopt children, will run until 3 p.m.
Organizers are also looking for people to donate articles for bidding for the auction.
The featured artist for the event is She-She Vaughn with Folk Art by SHE- SHE. She makes folk art paintings and jewelry and works with elementary school students integrating art and education. Her art has been in magazines, galleries and
Alabama museums and has been used on the Rachel Ray Show.
Birmingham artist Margaret Bowman will serve as the judge for the festival. Bowman’s work features oils, watercolor and original prose penned in calligraphy.
Artists and crafters can register for a booth for $35 through August 10. Prizes, including a Farmers’ Market Gift Basket for a People’s Choice Award, will be given in both arts and crafts categories.
Valleydale Farmer’s Market is located at Faith Presbyterian Church, 4601 Valleydale Road.
For more information on the art festival, visit valleydalefarmersmarket.com/valleydale-art-festival or contact Laura Buder at email@example.com or 306-1385.