The 41st Annual Outdoor Fine Art and Fine Craft Show will open at 10 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 9, at the Rehoboth Art League in Henlopen Acres with great art, food, music and more. Free parking and Jolly Trolley shuttle service are available at the Kmart on Route 1 and Rehoboth Elementary School at 500 Stockley St. Ext.
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There will be continuous shuttles all day for all four days of the show, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 9 and 10, and Aug. 16 and 17. Show hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturdays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sundays. Tickets are $5 per weekend, available at the gate or in advance at ralartoutdoors.com.
A program and map of the 3.5-acre grounds are provided so attendees can find their favorite artist or some new talent; there are 30 new artists at the show this year. Many artists demonstrate their artwork in their booths, and there will be RAL potters demonstrating pottery making each day. Nage and The Point will provide lunch, refreshments and other goodies.
There is a great lineup of entertainment each weekend. On the first weekend the schedule is Saturday, Van Williamson Trio from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Joe Baione Jazz from 1:30 to 3:30, Tim Parrot from 1 to 4 in the Homestead Gardens, Chris Johnson on piano in the Corkran Gallery in the afternoon and Roo Brown and Mixed Blessings a cappella from 1:30 to 3:30. Sunday’s schedule includes local vocalist Angela Natrin 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Ginger 1:30 to 3:30, and Harry Charles on guitar 1:30 to 3:30.
This event is made possible, in part, by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency dedicated to nurturing and supporting the arts in Delaware, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts.
Go to www.rehobothartleague.org or call 302-227-8408 for more information.