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Sixth annual Waveland Art Fair to be held Sept. 7-8 at Waveland State; will feature outstanding artists

The sixth annual Waveland Art Fair will be held Sept. 7-8 at Waveland State Historic Site in Lexington, and it will feature several outstanding artists.

Guests can browse and shop with Kentucky artist artwork both days, then take a walk through the historic home, where costumed staff will greet them. Guests can also enjoy lunch from Forage or Rise Up Pizza food trucks and special Kentucky fare from West 6th and Chrisman Mills Winery wine tastings.

The fair will be open Sept. 7 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on Sept. 8 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults and free for children under 12.

The Kentucky Arts Council will present a folk arts demonstration area and Performing Artist music stage, featuring traditional artists from all over the Commonwealth. Children’s activities from Living Arts and Science Center, Explorium and Girl Scouts will be offered throughout the event.

Kentucky folk artists demonstrating are:

•LaVon Van Williams, Lexington, woodcarver
•Art Mize, Lexington, luthier
•Donna Lamb, Lancaster, luthier
•Timmy Walden, Tompkinsville, marble maker
•Justin Roberts, Murray, willow furniture maker

Music on the Kentucky Folk Artists Stage

Saturday, Sept. 7
Noon – Narrative stage interview with Lewis Lamb, Donna Lamb, LaVon Van Williams and Art Mize
1 p.m. – Cari Norris, Louisville
2 p.m. – The Partisans, Lexington
3 p.m. – Lewis and Donna Lamb, Lancaster, performance and old-time jam

Sunday, Sept. 8
Noon – Narrative stage interview with Timmy Walden and Justin Roberts
1 p.m. – A Girl Named Earl, Louisville
2 p.m. – Brett Ratliff with Nadia Ramlagan, Lexington
3 p.m. – Lewis and Donna Lamb, Lancaster, performance and old-time jam

Each day the stage will open with a narrative stage, followed by two music performances, and end with a performance and open jam session hosted by Donna and Lewis Lamb. Art fair attendees will be encouraged to bring their stringed instruments and join in the old-time music jam.

Waveland State Historic Site is located at 225 Waveland Museum Lane, near the intersection of Nicholasville Road and Man-O-War. For more information, call (859) 272-3611.

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