EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Township of East Brunswick, Department of Recreation & Parks is presenting its Annual ART & MUSIC FESTIVAL on Saturday, June 1, 2019 (rain or shine) from 11a.m. to 5 p.m. outdoors at the East Brunswick Community Arts Center at 721 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick.  This daylong event includes the 17th annual juried art show & sale, artisan food vendors, live music, food trucks and a craft beer tent.  Co-sponsoring the event are Miller’s Rentals, Inc. and Brunswick Memorial Funeral Home.

                                                                       

The 17th Annual Juried Art Show, curated by Renaissance Craftables based out of Philadephia, is comprised of 60 artists & crafters exhibiting their fine work, demonstrating their talents, and offering their original art and craft items for sale.  This event has attracted artists and art enthusiasts from the tristate area.  Many of the favorite artisan vendors will be back this year such as Bakers Bounty, Gourmet Creations, Prexel Bites and more.

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Live music on the outdoor stage will be hosted by the East Brunswick Arts Commission with president Jeff Winston serving as the emcee.  Kicking off the music at 11:00 a.m. will be Tommy Strazza & the DeLoreans.  Following at 12:30 p.m. will be Kat & the Hooligans.  The music will continue with Ray Anderson & the First Verse followed by Folkenphunk. 

 

On hand will be the areas favorite Food Trucks & Vendors; Bro-ritos Food Truck, Food For All Food Truck, Latin Bites, Ms. Fu’s Yummy Food, Sloppy Ray’s State Street Eats, Zinna’s Jerzey Eatz, Igloo Italian Ices, Cool Chameleon Hawaiian Shave Ice, Really Good Pretzels and Popcorn for the People.

 

VFW Post #133 will host the Craft Beer Tent with proceeds going to their local Veterans Projects.  The craft beer will be supplied by Departed Soles Brewing Company of Jersey City, owned by former East Brunswick resident, Brian Kulbacki. 

 

The Festival will contain plenty of Kids Activities including painting and craft projects, Face Painting and Balloon Twisting.  Artist People and Pinot’s Pallete will be hosting both free activities as well as a painting activity for a nominal fee.  School of Rock will also be there with an Instrument Petting Zoo.  A fun, family photo area will be set up so you can snap those unforgettable pictures. 

 

For more information and a full listing of all participating artists, crafters, and vendors, please go to our website eastbrunswick.org/recreation and follow us on Facebook @EBRec; Twitter @EBRECParks; Instagram @EBRecParks