The primary full weekend of fall will characteristic extra than simply the attractive colours of the turning leaves. Within the Capital Metropolis, artwork can be in full bloom as lovely handmade crafts can be on show amidst thrilling reside music on the streets of downtown Harmony.
Capital Arts Fest 2022 brings craftsmen, efficiency artists, and musicians collectively Sept. 24 and 25. Guests and distributors will line the streets for the annual weekend occasion, co-sponsored by the League of NH Craftsmen, Higher Harmony Chamber of Commerce, Intown Harmony, and the Capitol Heart for the Arts, with help from the State of New Hampshire and the Metropolis of Harmony.
The League of NH Craftsmen will current a Wonderful Artwork and Craft Honest on South Essential Avenue showcasing the handcrafted work of juried members and invited artists. Gadgets embrace steel, jewellery, wooden, glass, printmaking, fiber and extra. Artist tents will line the downtown avenue from 10-5 Saturday and 10-4 Sunday.
As well as, reside music will play on the primary stage till 6:30 p.m. on Saturday and till 4 p.m. on Sunday. These outside live shows are coordinated by the Capitol Heart for the Arts
and introduced freed from cost. Headlining acts this yr embrace 70’s chart-topping band Firefall and the Screaming Orphans, a genre-bending all-sister band from Eire. Firefall has loved a profession spanning greater than forty years, with three Gold albums, two Platinum albums and eleven chart topping singles together with “You’re the Lady.” The Screaming Orphans are recognized for each their unique pop songs in addition to their distinctive tackle conventional Irish music.
“We’re all the time excited to rejoice the humanities right here within the Capital Metropolis,” explains Miriam Carter, Govt Director of the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen. “This yr, we’re encouraging visitors to the area and the state to soak up these nice downtown Harmony occasions and see what makes the humanities in New Hampshire so particular.”
Guests also can benefit from the opening weekend of the New Hampshire Potters’ Guild exhibition, “Storied in Clay,” hosted at League Headquarters, and particular actions and performances together with an historic strolling tour of downtown Harmony, Music Combine, Symphony NH Jazz Quartet, singer/songwriter Addison Chase, dance with Sindy Chown, Andrew North and the Rangers, the Harmony Coachmen Refrain, the NH SCOT pipe band, and jazz and folks ensembles from the Harmony Group Music College.
Company can fulfill their starvation with a go to to collaborating meals distributors together with Chubba Wubba, Holy Moly Snacks, Col’s Kitchen and Batulo’s Kitchen.
The performing and visible arts communities within the Capital area have seen exponential progress in latest many years. Harmony has six efficiency arts areas, together with New Hampshire’s largest theater, the Capitol Heart for the Arts. Harmony can also be dwelling to the headquarters of the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen, a nationally famend group of artists which has been in existence for over 90 years.
“We sit up for welcoming arts lovers in addition to these interested by high-quality craft to this walkable, city occasion within the coronary heart of the state,” says Carter.
Discover a detailed schedule of the Capital Arts Fest weekend occasions at: visitconcord-nh.com/capital-arts-fest.