Taste of the Arts draws near the region's best in arts, music, performance and food this Saturday
By Jennifer Zartman Romano
Artists, foodies, musicians, dancers and those who enjoy it all will converge this Saturday, August 27 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. for the annual Taste of the Arts festival. Events are planned throughout the day celebrating the best in food, art, music, creative performance and more. Most events will be held in the vicinity of 300 East Main Street, Fort Wayne.
A limited number of events are planned for Friday, August 26 beginning at 6 p.m., including contemporary dance, Pyroscope performance and WBNI's Meet the Music.
Local musician Alayna Trier of Columbia City will be among the musical performers participating in Taste of the Arts this year. Trier, daughter of Scott and Nicole Trier, will perform instrumental and folk music at 2:30 p.m. on the Ivy Tech stage alongside her friend and classmate, Maria Teel.
In all, 30 restaurants will have food available for purchase during the events. In addition to the more than 70 performances planned at multiple stages in the arts campus area, visitors may attend the YLNI Farmers Market at Barr Street, an Artisans Fair, free admission to the History Center, free admission to the Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Artlink, Fort Wayne Ballet open house, children's activities and so much more, highlighting art and culture in a major way.
Last year, an estimated 30,000 people attended Taste of the Arts, celebrating the cultural treasures of Northeast Indiana.
For the full event schedule, visit http://artsunited.org/taste-schedule
The events are made possible by Arts United.