When: Sun., Aug. 7 2016
This year’s Chardon Arts Festival features more than 100 local and national artists and craftspeople. Mediums include painting, photography, stained glass, leather, fabric art, wood carving, pottery, weaving, copper, jewelry, stone cutting and more. It all takes place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today at Chardon Square, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The event is expected to draw more than 5,000 visitors. Several restaurants, as well as shops and boutiques will be open, and food vendors will be on site. Additionally, Lolly the Trolley will be shuttling visitors on a short 5-minute ride to and from Big Creek Park for the 25th Annual Nature Arts Festival, featuring 50 juried artists as well as a dozen vendors in the Farm-Artisan Market. After 13 years at the West Woods, this is the first Nature Arts Festival held at Big Creek Park. Free. (Usmani) Intersection of Routes 44 and 6, 440-285-3519, chardonsquareassociation.org.