Jacksonville Main Street preparing for 5th annual Art Fair on the Square

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JACKSONVILLE - Jacksonville Main Street officials say the fifth annual Art Fair on the Square will be held on August 7 and 8.

Visitors will be able to enjoy fine art in the newly renovated downtown Central Park from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on August 7, and from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. on August 8.  Regional artists will display pottery, woodcarvings, jewelry, metalworks, paper, photography, and paintings during this event.

Officials say this year's event will also feature a children's activity tent, food vendors, live music, and a craft brew festival.  Artists who wish to display their works are asked to submit two to three samples by email to deea26@yahoo.com, or by mail to PO Box 152, Jacksonville, Illinois, 62651, no later than July 31.

For more information about this event, visit www.jacksonvillemainstreet.com.

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