Parker Press Park in Woodbridge will again be transformed into a fine arts and crafts gallery on Saturday, October 1, 2016. The Ninth Annual BarronFest, a free-to-the-public arts and crafts festival is sponsored by the Woodbridge Township Cultural Arts Commission and the Barron Arts Center and will feature over 50 talented local artisans. Hours of festival are from 10am until 3pm. Food and other refreshments will be available for purchase as a fundraiser for the Woodbridge Township Cultural Arts Commission.
**Alternate Rain Location: St. Anthony of Padua, 436 Port Reading Avenue, Port Reading, NJ 07064
The festival will feature many original hand-made items and will have something appealing to everyone, including oils/acrylics, watercolor, photography, sculpture, graphics/drawings/pastels, mixed media and fine crafts including pottery, jewelry and other handcrafted items. Many exhibitors will also be doing live demonstrations. Arts workshops will be scheduled throughout the day for both children and adults.
The Parker Press Park is located on Rahway Avenue in Woodbridge, NJ and located next to the Walgreens Pharmacy and directly across from Berkeley College. Parking will be available in the NJ Transit parking lot located next to and behind the Parker Press Park. For more information, please call 732-634-0413.
In the case of inclement weather, BarronFest 2016 will be moved to St. Anthony of Padua Hall located at 436 Port Reading Avenue, Port Reading, NJ 07064. 10am-3-pm.
The 9th Annual BarronFest
October 1st 10am-3pm
Location: Parker Press Park
428 Rahway Avenue
Woodbridge, NJ 07095
The Barron Arts Center is located at 582 Rahway Avenue in Woodbridge, NJ.
Gallery hours are Monday thru Friday 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday 2 p.m.-4 p.m.
The festival is sponsored by The Woodbridge Township Cultural Arts Commission chaired by Dr. Dolores Capraro Gioffre with support from Mayor John E. McCormac.
About the Barron Arts Center – Woodbridge Township’s Center for the Arts
The Barron Arts Center, listed on the national Register of Historic Places, recently celebrated its 135th Anniversary. With the support of the Woodbridge Township Cultural Arts Commission and under the direction of Cynthia Knight, the Barron Arts Center offers programming to the public free of charge.
Donations are appreciated and are essential to the continuation of free quality arts programs and exhibits. The Barron Arts Center always accepts donations for
The Mayor’s Food Bank & The Woodbridge Animal Shelter
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For more information or directions, please call (732) 634-0413.