Sunday festival: Art, entertainment, food, children’s activities

The 35th annual Trumbull Arts Festival takes place Sunday, Sept. 15 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on the Trumbull Town Hall Green, 5866 Main St.

Held rain or shine, it will feature more than 65 juried fine artists and crafters from the tri-state area, day-long entertainment, a Children’s Creative Center and food booths. The event is sponsored by the Trumbull Arts Department.

Hand-crafted items such as garden ornaments, sea glass jewelry, pottery and children’s accessories are some of the crafts that will be on display and for sale.

The juried show features more than 65 artists and crafters. Hundreds of pieces of fine artwork, photography and sculpture in various media also will be for sale. Many artists will be present to talk to visitors about their works.

Children’s art activities

The festival also offers a Children’s Creative Center where children can create a number of crafts at no cost. The center is staffed by the Trumbull Community Women and is open to children ages 3 and older, accompanied by an adult.

Entertainment will begin with singer Lori Vellardito at 11:30 a.m., followed by Emily Pisarra at noon. After the awards ceremony at 12:30 p.m., Karen and Rob’s Salute to Broadway takes the stage at 1 p.m., followed by the Jerrod Cattey Jazz Quintet at 2:30.

Food vendors, information booths

Food vendors will be Paradise Island, Trumbull High School Golden Eagles Marching Band, Lou’s Kettle Corn and new this year, Christophe’s Crepe Truck.

The brick walk at Town Hall will be the site of several community groups handing out information and explaining their mission and programs. Participating will be the Discovery Museum, Majestic Theatre Restoration Committee and Trumbull Animal Group. The Nature and Arts Center will be next to the children’s tent.

The Trumbull Arts Festival has been cited by Fairfield County Connect as one of the best 100 reasons to visit Fairfield County. For information call 203-452-5065.