The 5th Annual Downtown Glenside Arts Festival will be here before you know it, so mark you calendars. On Saturday, April 21, from 11:00 a.m. to 5 :00 p.m, more than sixty established and emerging artists and crafters from around the region will be on Easton Road and Glenside Avenue, in celebration of the arts and Earth Day. The festival will feature crafts, food, entertainment, Earth Day activities, and wine tasting.
The entertainment crew, has scheduled an exciting line up for the day. First, will be Sons of Pitch And Up the Octave from Cheltenham High School. Watch this talented group of students, rock out to Queen’s “Somebody To Love” and NO, they are not using instruments, its all done with vocals.
Following, will be Skip and Chickie performing and last but of course not least, will be the very popular performers, By Any Means. (B.A.M.)
Another exciting feature of the festival is the Glenside Train Station mural project, that will be in production between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. The famous Artist, David Guinn and the Arcadia Apprenticeship Students invite you to come watch them in action while they begin the second part of the train station makeover, which will be on the opposite side of last year’s incredible work.
Other activities scheduled include car decorating with Moody Jones Gallery, kids zone, and educational activities that celebrate Earth Day. Festival partners include the Downtown Glenside Community Partnership, the Downtown Glenside Foundation, Arcadia University, Cheltenham Township, and Sustainable Cheltenham.
The Downtown Arts Festival is easily accessible by train (Glenside Train Station), bus, or car.
About Downtown Glenside Partnership
The Downtown Glenside Community Partnership is a community-based volunteer organization dedicated to enhancing and improving the quality of life and economic vitality of our unique, diverse, and walk-friendly neighborhood via activities that:
- Support the sustained growth of our existing businesses and institutions while attracting new businesses
- Foster constructive relationships with local institutions, other community-based organizations, and Cheltenham Township to effect positive change
- Encourage and support local talent
- Promote inclusiveness and a strong sense of belonging
- Preserve and make best use of our natural and man-made local environment
- Celebrate our heritage and engender hometown pride.
For more information You may call Karima Williams 215.884.8942 ext. 212 or visit Downtown Glenside.com