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Art on the Commons festival sure to be a celebration of creativity

Published: Thursday, August 08, 2019 @ 12:53 PM

Ceramic artist Melisa Zimmerman will be the feature artist at Art on the Commons Sunday, Aug. 11. This is the 31st year of the art show. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO
Ceramic artist Melisa Zimmerman will be the feature artist at Art on the Commons Sunday, Aug. 11. This is the 31st year of the art show. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

More than 100 artists from around the country will display their work Sunday during Art on the Commons, Kettering’s annual art festival. 

Artwork for display and sale includes ceramics, digital art, fiber/leather, glass, jewelry, mixed media, painting, photography, sculpture, works on paper and wood creations. Ceramics artist Melisa Zimmerman of Lexington, Ky., will be the featured artist. 

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Free children’s activities including a collaborative cyanotype quilt and demonstrations by Rosewood instructors. Kettering’s Kaleidoscope STEAM van also will be on hand with fun, science-based activities for kids. There will be live entertainment on the WYSO Excursion Stage with Niki Dakota. 

Art on the Commons will held Sunday, Aug 10 at Lincoln Park Commons.  (Lauren Stephenson/Staff)

Concessions will be available from Fraze Pavilion’s Ernie’s; Sweet P’s Handcrafted Ice Pops; Harvest Mobile; Bella Sorella Pizza, El Meson, Claybourne Grille, Billie Gold Bubble Tea, and Tibbs Italian Ice. 

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This is the 31st year for the art festival hosted by the Rosewood Arts Centre through the City of Kettering’s Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department. 

The event will be held at Lincoln Park Civic Commons, 675 Lincoln Park Blvd., from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

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For more information, call Rosewood Arts Centre at (937) 296-0294 or visit playkettering.org/aotc.