Summer Arts program kicks off with art show

By on June 19, 2013

The New Holland Summer Arts Programs will kick off June 29 with the Summer Arts and Crafts Show.

The show will be held at the New Holland Community Park from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Over 60 vendors will feature items such as jewelry, wooden crafts, dishcloths, afghans, blankets, prayer pillows, banners, towels, clothing baby items, concrete lawn ornaments, bird feeders, wind chimes, pottery, gourds, baskets and more. Some of the newer items include machine quilted table runners, tote bags, foot stools, decorative soaps and stained glass.

Lickety Split will be providing the refreshments for the summer programs. The menu will vary and will include their famous ice cream desserts.

The summer music programs take place June 30 to Aug. 11 on Sunday, Wednesday and Saturday evenings from 7 to 9 p.m. The programs include some of the annual favorites and a few new programs. In the event of inclement weather, the programs will be held at Liberty Fire Hall on Main Street in New Holland. The final activity for the summer will be the Fiddlers’ Picnic which is held all day Labor Day from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and is free to the public.

Entertainment is paid by donations from local businesses, organizations and from donations collected during each show by passing the bucket.

The summer arts committee is looking for more volunteers to help organize and set up programs. For more information, contact someone at the summer arts table or call 355-9795.

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