East Brunswick, NJ - The Township of East Brunswick and the Fine Arts Festival Committee will sponsor the 12th annual Fine Arts Festival an outdoor juried show of fine art and crafts – on Saturday, June 7, 2014 (rain date June 8) from 10:00 am to 4:00pm around the pond at the East Brunswick Municipal Complex on Ryders Lane.  The daylong event is planned to provide artists with a venue to exhibit their work, demonstrate their talents, and offer original art and craft items for sale, as well as serve as a focal point for a family outing.  This year’s show will feature over 75 artists. Also included are daylong demonstrations in glass blowing, stained glass and scarf marbleizing.  

Held in a 17-acre park setting with walkways, park benches, and trees surrounding a quiet pond, this well-publicized event has attracted more than 400 artists from New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania over the last eleven years. Original work in oil/acrylic; watercolor; photography; sculpture; graphics/drawings/pastels; mixed media; and fine hand crafts including pottery, jewelry and accessories, mosaics, ceramics, turned wood sculpture, woodcrafts, and florals have been represented. Cash prizes and ribbons will be awarded by professional judges for Excellence, Merit and Honorable Mention.  Sponsored by the Township of East Brunswick, Department of Recreation, Parks & Community Services and the East Brunswick Arts Commission.

Coinciding again with this year’s Festival will be the June Farmer’s Market sponsored by The Township of East Brunswick, the E. B. Environmental Commission and the Friends of the EBEC.  They will be located in the Courtyard in front of the Municipal Building from 10:00 a.m. thru 4:00 p.m.  The Farmer’s Market will have vendors from all over the Garden State and will offer locally grown products. 

For further information on the Farmer’s Market, please contact Theresa Lam, market manager at 732-492-6454 or therlam@yahoo.com.  Rain date will be June 8.