Visit Yorkfest this Weekend

City Alive" by Brenda Wintermyer, 2016 Yorkfest featured artist

“City Alive” by Brenda Wintermyer, 2016 Yorkfest featured artist

Celebrate the last days of summer at York’s annual summer arts festival weekend: Yorkfest.  Saturday, August 27th  (10am-5pm) and Sunday, August 28th (10am-4pm) offers free family entertainment, art activities and food.  Attend a community jazz concert in the Strand Capitol Performing Arts Center, featuring music by Jeff Stabley and Friends and Extremity.

This year there will be several new additions to Yorkfest. Prime Art Supply Co. is hosting a ChalkWalk along Market Street. Watch talented artists create their murals in person. Creative York is a non-profit learning center that provides opportunities for students to explore their creativity through art. They will host a variety of activities at the Creative York Family Pavilion. Enjoy interactive community art projects as well as a petting zoo. The Parliament Arts Organization will host a unique display in which ten talented artists will each transform a junk car into a work of art.