Concord to host the Capital Arts Fest this Fall
Between September 28th and 30th, the League of NH Craftsmen will turn the streets of downtown Concord, NH, into the Capital Arts Fest, an event that features the best of NH arts & crafts. During the three days, the festival will gather unique art pieces, demonstrations plus food and music, all in the same venue: the headquarters of the League, on Main Street.
A juried craft fair right in the reborn downtown, the event will include on not only members of the League but artisans and vendors from all over New England. At the League’s Exhibition Gallery, the show “Head to Toe” will feature wearable art in keeping with the outdoors event.
From 5PM to 8PM on Friday; from 10AM to 5PM on Saturday and from 10AM to 4PM on Sunday the festival continues with free performances, fine food from local food establishments and the best of local craft beer.
The League of New Hampshire Craftsmen has eight galleries featuring hand-made crafts and promoting arts classes and workshops for all ages and levels of experience. The Capital Arts Fest comes in a partnership between the League, the City of Concord and the Concord Chamber of Commerce’s “Creative Concord Committee”
The League has been working for over eight decades in promoting and preserving traditional arts and crafts around the state. They help local artists to promote their work, improve their technique and encourage other to explore the artists in them.