It’s the 43rd year for the Cherokee Triangle Art Fair, which is this Saturday and Sunday, April 26-27, in Cherokee Triangle in the Highlands.

art-fair-4The fair starts at 10 a.m. both days, with vendor booths open until 6 p.m. On Saturday a street party kicks off at 6 p.m., with live music, plenty of beer and wine, and brats.

The traditional fair is a juried art fair, and 200 artist booths are on tap for this year, featuring works in a huge variety of media, from jewelry to clay to clothing to glass to canvas — and a whole lot more.

Bands this year on Saturday include No Tools Loaned, 1 p.m., and Stray Cat Blues Band, 4 p.m.; on Sunday, it’s Appalatin at 1 p.m., and Paloverdi at 3:30.

Cherokee Triangle Art Fair takes place on Cherokee Parkway between Willow Avenue and Cherokee Road adjacent to the Gen. John Breckinridge Castleman statue. Proceeds benefit the Cherokee Triangle Association. Admission is free, and pets are not allowed.

 

Kevin Gibson covers everything from food to music to beer to bourbon. He loves bacon, loathes cucumbers and once interviewed Yoko Ono (pissed her off a little, too). Check out his books, “Louisville Beer: Derby City History on Draft” and “100 Things to do in Louisville Before You Die.” He has won numerous awards for his work but doesn’t know where most of them are now. In his spare time, he co-hosts a local radio show and plays in a band called the Uncommon Houseflies. Check out his blog, 502Brews.com, or feel free to call him names on Twitter: @kgramone.


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