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Annual Arts and Crafts Festival at Fallasburg Park, Lowell, MI, September 16th & 17th

The annual Fallasburg Arts Festival presented by LowellArts is September 16 and 17, 10am-5pm on both Saturday and Sunday. Now in its 49th year, the two-day festival includes 100 fine art and fine crafts booths, timeless craft demonstrations, live music, children’s activities, and food booths. Admission is free. Location: Fallasburg Park, 1124 Fallasburg Park Drive, Lowell, MI, 49331. For more information, visit www.lowellartsmi.org.

Artist booths are juried and a broad range of different mediums are represented including jewelry, sculpture, ceramics, glass, fiber, mixed media, wood, painting, drawing, photography, floral, basketry, print-making, and more.

Demonstrators of traditional crafts are located in the pavilion. Visitors of all ages are invited to watch the artisans at work. Demonstrations include: blacksmithing, mosaic, fly tying, leather craft, origami, quilting, wood carving, weaving, and more.

Musical entertainment is held on an outdoor stage both days of the event, featuring a variety of music styles.

Saturday, September 16th
10:15-11:30 The Weatherheads
11:45-1:00 Peat in the Creel
1:15-2:30 The Bruce Matthews Band
2:45-3:30 Paddy’s Cure
3:45-5:00 JukeJoint Handmedowns

Sunday, September 17th
10:15-11:30 Lighting Matches, music of Rachel White and Matt Plessner
11:45-1:00 Easy Idle String Band
1:15-2:30 The Adams Family
2:45-4:00 B-Side Growlers

An enclosed Children’s Area provides children the opportunity to decorate and take home a pumpkin. Food booths offer an array of fall-inspired and festival foods, offered by local community organizations. Visitors are invited to purchase raffle tickets to win one of over 90 artist-made items donated by festival artists or the grand prize quilt created for the event. Annual attendance estimates are 25,000.

This year’s event sponsors are Meijer, All-Weather Seal, and Local Spins.

Fallasburg Park is located off Lincoln Lake Road north of downtown Lowell at 1124 Fallasburg Park Drive, Lowell, MI. Lowell is located 14 miles east of Grand Rapids and 1-hour from Lake Michigan and Lansing.

For more information, contact LowellArts at (616) 897-8545, e-mail info@lowellartsmi.org or visit www.lowellartsmi.org.