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Art and wine go together at Long Grove fest

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  • You never know what you'll find at the art and wine fest, like this aluminum wire and glass bead art by two Florida artists at a previous fest.

      You never know what you'll find at the art and wine fest, like this aluminum wire and glass bead art by two Florida artists at a previous fest.
    DAILY HERALD FILE PHOTO

  • A number of artists at the festival take commissions, some right on the spot, like Steve Bateman, who was at the 2010 festival.

      A number of artists at the festival take commissions, some right on the spot, like Steve Bateman, who was at the 2010 festival.
    DAILY HERALD FILE PHOTO

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    Courtesy of Christa Lawrence Designs

 
Courtesy of the Long Grove Fine Art and Wine Festival

More than 100 juried artists will set up shop Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 18-19, in historic Long Grove for the annual Long Grove Fine Arts & Wine Fest.

Hours each day are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission and parking is free and the fest is handicap accessible. Enjoy music and food as you peruse the artists' booths.

Fairgoers will have the opportunity to enjoy and purchase artwork in a variety of mediums including acrylic, oil, watercolor, sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, fiber, glass, photography, paper, wood, leather, metal and mixed media. Artists are professionally juried and judged with cash awards.

In addition to the artwork available for purchase, many of the artists take commissions and will make one-of-a-kind pieces. Original works have a wide price range, ensuring there is something for everyone.

To get a preview of the kinds of work done by the artists who are appearing, visit www.longgroveartfest.com/.

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