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Wellington hosting 'Harvest of the Arts'

Norwalk Reflector Staff • Oct 29, 2015 at 12:53 PM

WELLINGTON The Friends of the Herrick Memorial Library will be holding their 25th annual "Harvest of the Arts" from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 16.

The festival has grown to include more than 100 artisans participating in the fine arts, folk arts, and performing arts in this historic village.

Live music will be performed by "The Unexpected Party," a group that plays traditional folk music.

Other activities include children's stories and activities and a raffle featuring "Hattie's Quilt," which is accompanied by a framed print of Archibald Willard's Blue Girl donated by Betty Brown of Black River Antiques and Fundak Photography, a one-hour yard consultation by Frank Blank of the Brighton School of Gardening, a $50 gift certificate from the Wellington Merchants Association, and other donated items from area merchants. Food will be served at The Caf in the Town Hall.

The Herrick Memorial Library has on display for public view many paintings by Archibald Willard, the area native who painted the "Spirit of 76." Local restaurants, antique stores and shops will be open for business. The LaGrange Steam Engine Show will be available to the public at the Lorain County Fairgrounds located in Wellington.

This festival attracts art lovers from all over the state and beyond. The promise of many types of arts and crafts, great food and lively entertainment make this an event to attend.

For more information, call (440) 647-2120.

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