Harriett Hendren: Farm Arts Festival packs live music, food and drink too

Herald-Leader Fashion WriterMay 14, 2014 

These bud vases are the work of Marilyn J. Wilkinson of Spring Hill, Tenn., who is scheduled to be at the Francisco's Farm Arts Festival in Midway.


The Francisco's Farm Arts Festival is back at Midway College for a weekend of arts, live music and food and drink vendors.

After moving to Equus Run Vineyard for three years, the festival has returned to the college, at 512 East Stephens Street in Midway. Another welcome change for this weekend's edition: Admission and parking are free.

Festival hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Go to Franciscosfarm.org for more information.

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Janice's at the Saltbox, 859 East High Street, will host its annual art show and sale 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Art brokers will be at the store offering original oils on canvas. Sizes will range from 8 by 10 inches to 36 by 48 inches. Framing will also be available. Purchased items to be framed will be available for pick-up Monday morning.

■ The Burlington Antique Show is Sunday at the Boone County Fairgrounds, 5819 Idlewild Road in Burlington, in Northern Kentucky. Early bird admission, 6 to 8 a.m., is $5. Admission 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. is $3, or free for ages 12 and younger. Go to Burlingtonantiqueshow.com for info.

■ Twice a year, in May and September, the Springfield Antique Show and Flea Market in Springfield, Ohio, has an "extravaganza weekend."

At this weekend's spring edition, more than 2,000 dealers will be set up at the Clark County Fairgrounds at 4401 South Charleston Pike in Springfield, about 26 miles northeast of Dayton. There will also be a variety of food and drink vendors.

Early bird admission, from 8 a.m. to noon Friday, is $12. General admission — noon to 6 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday — is $7.

Go to Springfieldantiqueshow.com for more information.

Harriett Hendren: (859) 231-3175. Email: hhendren@herald-leader.com. Twitter: @harrietthendren.

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