Department of Parks
Constitution Square Arts Festival Set For Sept. 18-20
DANVILLE, Ky. – Constitution Square State Historic Site and downtown Danville will be the site of the Constitution Square Arts Festival Sept. 18-20.
The festival will include plenty of Kentucky history, juried arts and crafts, music and lots of local color. Visitors will be able to enjoy strolling musicians, pioneer living history encampments and craft demonstrations.
Shopping opportunities will be plentiful with 115 fine arts and craft booths that are the core of the Festival. This festival offers everything from the traditional quilts, baskets and pottery to the more contemporary sculpture, jewelry and blown glass.
Friday is School Day where the kids will enjoy the activities scheduled just for them. Adopt a pet from the local Humane Society, feed and pet animals, face painting, sand art, dip your hands in wax and a potter will attract kids of all ages.
Other events include a carriage ride through historic downtown Danville, tours of the Dr. Ephraim McDowell's historic house, The Great American Doll House Museum or the Community Arts Center. There will be a 5K Run on Sunday afternoon. Live music, Chautauqua performances and entertainment will take place all three days.
There is no admission charge to attend the festival. The festival will be open Friday 10 a.m.- 9 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; and Sunday 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Follow Highway 27 South 30 miles from Lexington or take I-64 East from Louisville to 127 South, 8l miles to Danville. For more information, call 859-236-1909 or visit http://www.constitutionsquareartsfest.org
The Kentucky State Park System is composed of 52 state parks plus an interstate park shared with Virginia. The Department of Parks, an agency of the Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet, operates 17 resort parks with lodges -- more than any other state. For more information on Kentucky parks, visit our Web site at http://www.parks.ky.gov