This Weekend: Brookside Art Annual May 2-4, 2014

Brookside art fairNow in it’s 29th year…the Brookside Art Annual happens this weekend!  After last year’s record cold temperatures kept attendance low, this year’s forecast is just about perfect!  Here are the details you need to know:

Hours are Friday 5pm-9pm, Saturday 10am-9pm, and Sunday 11am-5pm.  The booths are set up between 63rd St and Meyer Blvd at the south end of Brookside Blvd.  It’s best to park along a residential street and walk to the fair.  Food will be available from local vendors (Michael Forbes Grill, Brookside Market, the Brooksider and Avenues Bistro) and free children’s activities take place on Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

There are so many reasons why I love this art fair above all others, but the primary one is that I feel the artwork is more affordable than, for example, the Plaza Art Fair. Many regional artists display their work, and you can still buy a unique piece of jewelry or wall art for under $100.

You can find a list of artists and other details at www.brooksidekc.org.  Remember, please leave pets at home as the booths will be very crowded with humans!

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