Bicyclists and art lovers will share the Glacial Drumlin State Bike Trail in Wales on Aug. 18 for the annual Donna Lexa Memorial Art Fair. The juried art fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. along the bike trail in the village of Wales.
More than 60 artists will exhibit watercolor, sculpture, jewelry, glass, pottery, photography and other fine arts and crafts. Food and beverages will be available for purchase, including Texas-style smoked beef brisket sandwiches, brats and hot dogs.
The day’s events include children’s activities, a silent art auction, used book sale and an entertainment area featuring a variety of musical performances. Following is the entertainment schedule:
9:00 a.m. Stan Markus, classical guitar
10:00 a.m. Company CO2, show tunes by Robin LeClaire, Roberta Prospeck, Rob Carroll and Cathy Pacquette
11:00 a.m. Big Kenny ‘N’ 3D
Noon Vaughn Family Band, vocals and instrumentals
1:00 p.m. White Linen, old classics sung by Robin LeClaire and Donna Rooney
2:00 p.m. Jeff Leonard, vocals with guitar
3:00 p.m. Eric Kanter, guitar
The art fair is sponsored by Jerusalem Presbyterian Church in memory of Donna Lexa, who helped disabled and elderly people reach their full potential through her work as an art therapist.
The event will be held rain or shine, and admission is free. To reach the art fair site, take I-94 to Highway 83 and go south three miles to Main Street.
For more information visit www.donnalexamemorialartfair.org