Currently rated as one of the top 50 art festivals in the country, the Buffalo Grove Invitational Art Festival will host more than 160 juried artists from around the globe at this year's event, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, July 21-22, at the Buffalo Grove Town Center, corner of Lake-Cook Road and Route 83/McHenry Road, Buffalo Grove.
Located on the main drive of Buffalo Grove Town Center, the festival offers fine art of all mediums and price points. Produced by Amdur Productions, in cooperation with the village of Buffalo Grove, the Buffalo Grove Invitational Art Festival also hosts a Youth Art Division which showcases original works from artists ages 18 and younger.
The event has free admission and parking.
The fest also will have live music from Cirrus Falcon, Don Thomas and Michelet Innocent. Food vendors will be on-site: Completely Nuts; Genoa Italian; Kettle Korn & More; MaggieMoos and Maui Wowi.
The festival welcomes back "Unique Expressions: A Showcase of Local Artists with Special Needs" for the third year. Festival goers will have the opportunity to peruse and purchase artwork from the exhibiting artists participating in the Showcase. The festival also boasts live music, great festival food and fun art activities for kids, including an interactive art scavenger hunt.
Daily drawings take place at the festival and several festival goers will receive Art Buck$, courtesy of Amdur Productions, to spend on a piece of art in Buffalo Grove or at any of Amdur Productions' 2012 festivals.
For more information about the Buffalo Grove Invitational Art Festival and the artists who will show their work, visit BuffaloGroveArtFestival.com. Call (847) 926-4300; email firstname.lastname@example.org and visit www.amdurproductions.com.