The Milford Arts Council’s annual arts festival, formerly known as “The New England Arts & Crafts Festival” will be revamped for 2015 as the “MAC FEST”. The event will be a single-day festival on the historic Milford Green, celebrating the Milford Arts Council and its programming and community partnerships, inviting the community to “Be a Part of Art”.
The event will include a juried hand-crafted, original fine art/artisan vendors (those who do working demonstrations will be highlighted), local and regional gourmet food vendors, an author’s tent (hosted by the Friends of the Milford Public Library), pop-up workshops and lessons in art, dance and food/wine tastings, floral arranging (and more; offered by MAC instructors and downtown business owners), sidewalk chalk contest, young person’s theater boot camp with award-winning Family Theater group Pantochino, a plein air painting event and live music.
The 2015 MAC FEST is scheduled for Saturday, September 19th from 10 pm-5 pm. Artist Vendors and workshops, 10 am to 5 pm followed by a free concert at 6 pm.