THIRD ANNUAL FALL FESTIVAL SHOWCASES NASHVILLE’S LOCAL ARTIST COMMUNITY
NASHVILLE, TN – The Conservancy for the Parthenon and Centennial Park is presenting its third annual Centennial Craft Fest on Saturday, October 20 from 10 AM – 5 PM. Centennial Craft Fest celebrates the craftsmanship of local food, drinks, music, and artisans. The festival will bring over 125 vendors to Nashville’s central park for a fall celebration of our creative community.
“Nashville is home to a vibrant artistic community that extends beyond music,” said John Tumminello, Conservancy Vice President. “Centennial Craft Fest is an opportunity to showcase these talented individuals while attendees experience the tastes, sounds, and handmade goods that are being created in our city.”
Centennial Craft Fest will feature over 100 craft vendors selling a wide variety of handmade items, 20 food vendors, children’s activities, live music, and an Oktoberfest Beer Garden. The Conservancy’s Musicians Corner program has curated a lineup of local musicians that will perform throughout the event, including: Carey Ott, Robby Hecht, Kyshona, Lateral Blue, Maybe April, Baylor Wilson, and a DJ set by Drama Club.
The Conservancy’s Kidsville program will present fall crafts and activities, including: mini pumpkin painting, corn play box, leaf art group project, pretend archaeology bone dig, and lawn games. Plus, free face painting from 2 – 4 PM.
Centennial Craft Fest will take place in the Musicians Corner area of Centennial Park on the corner of West End and 27th Ave N. Visit CentennialCraftFest.com for a complete list of artisans, food vendors, Kidsville activities, and a music performance schedule.
About The Conservancy:
The Parthenon and Centennial Park have been essential parts of our city’s fabric for more than a century. Working in partnership with Metro Parks, The Conservancy for the Parthenon and Centennial Park is committed to strengthening, enhancing, and restoring these two Nashville crown jewels for the next century and beyond. As the private, for-purpose organization which supports the Parthenon and Centennial Park, The Conservancy funds and presents a variety of enriching programs that make a widespread imprint on the Nashville community and our visitors. The Conservancy is currently partnering with Metro Parks on Phase Two of the Centennial Park Revitalization.
About Metro Parks:
Metro Parks offers a variety of facilities and programs throughout Davidson County. Currently, the department oversees nearly 16,000 acres of open space, including 186 parks and 86 miles of greenway. The department’s mission is to sustainably and equitably provide everyone in Nashville with an inviting network of parks and greenways that offer health, wellness and quality of life through recreation, conservation and community.
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