Worthington News

Worthington Art Festival slated June 15-16 on Green


More than 150 artists and craftsmen will sell their works this weekend on the Village Green in Worthington.

The 21st annual Worthington Art Festival, sponsored by the Olde Worthington Business Association, will be from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, June 15, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 16.

Artists from across the country will exhibit in a variety of media, including sculptures, ceramics, oils, watercolors, furniture, jewelry, fibers, glass and photography.

Besides art, visitors could partake in food from concessions and at downtown restaurants.

Downtown shops will be open, and the regular farmers market will be held along High Street from 9 a.m. to noon.

The McConnell Arts Center will sponsor its drop-and-shop program, providing a shuttle from the MAC, 777 Evening St., to and from the festival. The route is a continuous loop through Old Worthington, with stops along the way.

Visitors also are invited to drop off their purchases at a MAC tent and then pick them up as they leave. The MAC will be open for visitors.