Elmwood Avenue Festival of the Arts Presents Community Appreciation Day – Buffalo Rising



As hard as it is to believe that there won’t be an Elmwood Avenue Arts Festival in 2021, the festival committee offers some consolation. Instead of bringing together thousands of people over the course of two days, the committee has rotated (due to the pandemic) and will now host a free community appreciation day at Asbury Hall in Babeville on Saturday August 7. on this day, participants will have the chance to (click on the links below for more information):

  • Shop – There will be works of art for sale, featuring works by some of the Festival’s most beloved artists.
  • To seeThree local groups that are sure to get people dancing, as well as four dance companies that will grace the stage.
  • Eat – Food Trucks will be on site all day.

The event will feature artists and their works, performances, and plenty to eat and drink including smoothies, barbecue, Bocce pizza, gourmet ice cream sandwiches and drinks for all ages, so be sure to bring the whole family. Performers include Clark Academy Dance Center, Gaitrie Devi, Configuration Dance Theater, Center Dance, Organ Fairchild, The Brass Machine, and Black Rock Zydeco.

For more information (including performance times) visit: elmwoodartfest.org

Note: this event will be presented in accordance with the public health requirements and considerations applicable on the date of the event; which could include changes in capacity, prerequisites for participation, procedures and other safeguards in accordance with government and site policies. If you are not vaccinated, you must wear a mask.

Elmwood Avenue Festival of the Arts Presents Community Appreciation Day

Asbury Hall, Babeville
Buffalo, New York
Saturday, August 7, 2021
4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
All ages

Newell Nussbaumer is ‘queenseyes’ – Eyes of the Queen City and founder of Buffalo Rising. Co-founder Elmwood Avenue Festival of the Arts. Co-founder of the Powder Keg Festival which built the largest ice maze in the world (Guinness Book of World Records). Instigator behind Emerald Beach at the Erie Basin Marina. Co-created Flurious! winter party. Co-creator of Rusty Chain Beer. Instigator of the Saturday Craft Market (SAM) in Canalside, Buffalo Porchfest and Paint vs. Paint. Founder of retro and vintage market The Peddler on Elmwood. Instigator behind Liberty Hound @ Canalside. Kick off Witches’ Ball at Statler City, the Hertel Alley Street Art Festival, and the Flutterby Festival.

Contact Newell Nussbaumer | [email protected]

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