3rd Annual Lake Norman Festival of the Arts with Craft Marketplace
Returns to Huntersville on May 18 – 19

100 national and local artists and craft artisans bring world-class
creations during free, two-day event

HUNTERSVILLE, NC (May 2, 2019) – Spring is in the air, and thousands of residents and visitors to Lake Norman district will be treated to a weekend-long festival celebrating the best in handmade-in-the-USA art and fine craft during the 3rd Annual Lake Norman Festival of the Arts. One hundred national and local artists are set to display their stunning works from across the nation in a prestigious show encompassing fine jewelry, exquisite works of art and hand-crafted apparel and decor. The festival also includes a full craft market with handmade organic soaps, live plants, tasty edibles, affordable and practical artisan-created works and more.

Residents and visitors alike will find something for everyone during this free, two-day artistic affair. Unlike other exclusive art showcases, the Lake Norman Festival of the Arts invites patrons to meet the artists themselves, commission a custom piece and discover the inspirations and processes behind each handmade-in-the-USA masterpiece. Ample parking is available and pets on leashes are always welcome.

Presented by Howard Alan Events (HAE), producer of the nation’s finest juried art shows, the Lake Norman Festival of the Arts with Craft Marketplace represents original, hand crafted artwork selected by an independent panel of expert judges from hundreds of applicants. HAE’s careful vetting process also ensures a wide array of mediums and price ranges will be offered during the event.

Florida pop artist Bob Ross utilizes vintage album covers and original vinyl records to
create one-of-a-kind collectible clocks for music fans of every genre.

FOR CALENDARS
WHAT:
3rd Annual Lake Norman Festival of the Arts with Craft Marketplace
WHEN: Saturday, May 18 and Sunday, May 19 from 10 am to 5 pm both days
WHERE: 16805 Birkdale Commons Pkwy., Huntersville, NC 28078
COST: Free and open to the public
WEBSITE: www.artfestival.com
CONTACT: info@artfestival.com or 561-746-6615

Moorseville, NC mixed media artist Pat Clouthier makes her Festival
debut bringing her “Blyng Boxes,” which are a combination of handmade
ceramic tiles, vintage jewelry, glass and metal beads.

FESTIVAL AT-A-GLANCE:
· Juried, first-class outdoor art gallery showcasing local and national artists
· Original handmade artwork
· 100 national and local artists and craft artisans
· Artists hand-selected by independent panel of expert judges from hundreds of applicants
· All artists on site for duration of festival
· Vast array of artistic media including paintings, sculptures, photography,
ceramics, glass, wood, handmade jewelry, collage, mixed media
· Full green market and craft festival
· Ample parking available and pets on leashes welcome

Stunning landscape photography by Robert Bachman of Charlotte will be on hand
during the Lake Norman Festival of the Arts 2019.

About Howard Alan Events, Inc.:
Howard Alan Events, a Florida-based company, produces the nation’s top juried art and craft shows. Ranked among the Top 100 Art Fairs in the Country by Sunshine Artist Magazine, the 30+ years established company has overseen art festivals in such noted cities as Aspen, CO; Sarasota, FL; Fort Lauderdale, FL and 40 other destination markets in the nation.

For additional information on the Lake Norman Festival of the Arts and other Howard Alan Events art and craft shows across the country, visit www.artfestival.com or call 561-746-6615.

Bakersville, NC “Bowlmaker” Nat Favors uses locally sourced woods and
natural oils to hand-carve each stunning wooden sculpture.

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