AnthonyWayne Area Arts Commission Annual Events

Spring Art & Craft Classes



Anthony Wayne Area Arts Commission Offers Spring Classes

You don’t have to be an artist to join the fun! The Anthony Wayne Area Arts Commission plans a variety of arts and crafts classes for everyone to enjoy.  Classes are usually held  in the spring at the Waterville Library.

Spring Third Street Planter Project




It’s time to fill the Third Street Planters in downtown Waterville with beautiful flora for the summer season. Grab your gardening gloves and come help the Anthony Wayne Area Art Commission volunteers .

Food Truck Tuesdays in Waterville May - August



Great family fun at Food Truck Tuesdays in Conrad Park! Every Tuesday from 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm you can enjoy delicious food choices from several award winning food trucks. Amazing musicians and talented artisans for your listening and viewing pleasure are sponsored by the Anthony Wayne Area Arts Commission. Great playground for the kids. Bring a chair and stay for the evening.

Art & About: Jim White Memorial Paint Out - June



In June watch artists in action as they paint in scenic Waterville. This event sponsored by Anthony Wayne Area Arts Commission is a fun family event. Artists are located throughout the city painting and the public is invited to watch and interact as they work. Paintings are dispalyed at the Waterville Branch Library (800 Michigan Ave.). The public is invited to stop in the library and vote for your favorite painting to win the People’s Choice Award.

Busker Fest - September



Busker Fest is held at 

Whitehouse Village Park 

Come one, come all to Busker Fest! With top-notch performers, tasty treats and an enthusiastic crowd! Buskers are street performers and Whitehouse Village Park is filled with them for your viewing pleasure!

 Lots of local musicians, performers and more  perform throughout the park. Kids’ craft and activity area will be part of the fun. 

 Four local, original music groups perform in the Park Pavilion. 

Food, beer and wine is available for purchase.

Rue De Artistes at Roche De Boeuf Festival - September



Mark your calendars for the annual Roche de Boeuf Festival organized by the Waterville Chamber of Commerce to be held on the last Sat. of Sept.  AWAAC sponsors 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. 

Delightful metal critters, jewelry, paintings, painted wine glasses, beaded serving utensils, garden art, photography, mosaic glass work and more are part of the beautiful work on display. Also, local musicians provide some musical accompaniment for the shoppers’ listening pleasure. 

Additional Events coming up for 2020


Trashin' Fashion - March 7

Exciting spring 2020 event in partnership with Story Point Waterville! Food, music, silent auction and amazing fashion show with wardrobe created from recyclables!

More details to follow soon.

Waterville Bridge Run - date to be determined

Be one of the first to cross the NEW Waterville Bridge prior to the opening! AWAAC and Dave's Running will be hosting a 5K run, family walk and bicycle race across the Waterville Bridge as soon as it is completed.  We are working with ODOT to make this happen and will post the date and more details as soon as we can.


Spring Bus Trip - location & date to be determined

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