BuskerFest 2019

BuskerFest 2019

September 7, 2019

3:00 pm - 10:00 pm 

Whitehouse Park & Pavillion - 10700 Waterville St., Whitehouse, OH

Sponsored by the Anthony Wayne Area Arts Commission


Busker Fest, an exciting and unique event, sponsored by the Anthony Wayne Area Arts Commission will be held on September 7 at Village Park (10700 Waterville St.) in Whitehouse, OH.  Buskers are street performers like musicians, magicians, dancers, jugglers, theatre performers, mimes to name a few. Buskers will perform from 3:00 to 5:00 pm throughout the park. There is no charge for the Busker portion of the event.

The purpose of the Busker Fest is to encourage the arts in all forms and offer a fun event for residents and visitors. We hope that this will be a diverse and exciting day that the whole family can enjoy. Roam from performer to performer or bring your own chair and get comfy to watch and listen. Buskers welcome tips so maybe bring a bit of cash if you wish.

The event is free to the performers and they are welcome to keep all tips/donations received. Food vendors will be set up for visitors to purchase food. Artisan and crafter booths will have hand-crafted items for sale. A FREE kids’ craft and activity area will be featured as well.

Then beginning at 5:00 to 10:00 pm, several local, original music groups will be performing in the Park Pavilion. These fantastic groups include: Water Villians; Three Two Many; New Moon; Minglewood Labor Camp. A minimal entrance fee to watch these bands will be collected. A beer and wine garden will be part of the evening fun from 5 to 10 pm. A portion of the proceeds from the beer and wine sales will benefit the Bittersweet Farms Creative Arts Program. 

If you have questions or need more information email Jo McElheney at jmcelheney@sbcglobal.net.

If you are interested in being a performer or a vendor pre-registration is requested. Download a registration form HERE.



Roche De Boeuf Festival


Rue des Artistes (Street of Artists(

Rue Des Artistes (Artist Area) at the annual Roche De Boeuf Festival 

September 28 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Downtown Waterville, OH

Sponsored by the Anthony Wayne Area Arts Commission

Mark your calendars for the annual Roche de Boeuf Festival organized by the Waterville Chamber of Commerce to be held on September 28.  Always a fun time, this year’s festival will feature an artists’ area located on N. Second St. Visitors to the festival will have a chance to view, enjoy and purchase the work of over 30 local artists. This fine arts & crafts section named, Rue des Artistes, is organized by the Anthony Wayne Area Arts Commission. 

Delightful metal critters, jewelry, paintings, painted wine glasses, beaded serving utensils, garden art, photography, mosaic glass work and more will be part of the beautiful work on display. Also, local musicians will provide some musical accompaniment for the shoppers’ listening pleasure. Don’t miss the fun!

If you are an artist and interested in a booth space on Rue Des Artistes, please contact Lisa Exner at exner@bex.net or 567-686-6921. Registration fee for artists is $75.

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