A summer full of art
There are lots of chances this summer to discover new talents and enjoy arts and crafts in the summer sunshine.
Here’s a listing of other area art fairs by date:
Spring Art Tour
Take the chance to explore the rarely open art studios of Mount Horeb in this driving tour that’s a good time for the whole family.
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 1-3. Mhaaa.org.
Dragon Art Fair Sponsored by the Dragon Arts Group, the fair is one of many events throughout the year that raises funds for arts program scholarships.
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 2. All along Market Street, DeForest; dragonartsgroup.org.
Arts on Point: Gallery Weekends
Mineral Point artists and their work are on display four weekends a year with the whole town coming together to host these special celebrations.
June 1-3 and August 4-6. Artsonpoint.com.
Taste of the Arts Fair
This 36th annual event brings together more than 100 artists to show off their wares and visitors can even enjoy wine and cheese tasting along with plenty of food vendors.
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 9. Sheehan Park, 1351 Linnerud Dr., Sun Prairie; sunprairiechamber.com.
Art June It’s rain or shine for this arts festival which also boasts poetry, live entertainment and food from the comfort of the Sauk County courthouse square.
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 16. 515 Oak St., Baraboo; saukcountyartassociation.org.
Spring Green Arts and Crafts Fair
Nearly 50 years old, the Spring Green fair brings together more than 200 artists from all over the country.
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 23. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 24. All along Jefferson Street in Spring Green; springreenartfair.com.
Art Fair in the Park
The fair is of many exciting activities that make up the Monona Community Festival. Sample the artistic wares before the big fireworks show.
July 4. Winnequah Park, 1055 Nichols Road, Monona; mononafestival.com.
Art in the Park Lodi’s annual art fair is held in the scenic Habermann Park to bring a sense of serenity to this event.
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 7. Habermann Park, 550 Fair St., Lodi.
Edgerton Clay Day and Arts Fair
During Edgerton’s Tobacco Heritage Days take a moment to celebrate arts at the fair featuring artists who present their art interactively.
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 21. Central Park, 310 N. Main St., Edgerton; artscounciledgerton.com.
Lake Mills Arts Festival
More than 80 juried artists from Wisconsin will be at this year’s festival where even the kids can share in the artsy fun with balloon animals, juggling and more.
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 21. Commons Park, 200 East Lake St., Lake Mills; 920-648-6721.
Mount Horeb Art Fair
Explore historic downtown Mount Horeb while perusing the wares of artists from all over the Midwest at the 47th annual art fair.
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 21 and 22. All along Main Street, Mount Horeb; trollway.com.
Stroll Thru Arts in the Park Craft and Vendor Fair
Vendors await alongside the artists at this charming arts fair set in the countryside of Albion.
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 21. Albion Park, 624 Albion Road, Edgerton.
Midwest Fire Fest
A “demonstration heavy” festival to celebrate all things made from fire, heat and smoke including performances by fire dancers and iron pouring.
10 a.m. to 10 p.m. July 28 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 29. Downtown Cambridge; midwestfirefest.com.
Waunafest Arts and Crafts Show
Part of the larger Waunafest celebration this annual arts show includes more than 100 booths selling original art and handmade goods.
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 28. 801 Centennial Dr., Waunakee; waunafest.org.
Tallman Arts Festival
Thousands of visitors come out for this 61-year-old tradition. A portion of the proceeds will go to Art with Heart, which supports youth in Rock County.
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. August 5. 426 N. Jackson St., Janesville; rchs.us.
Paint the Point
Artists from all over the Midwest will come out to create spur of the moment paintings, which are then judged and available for sale.
August 8-11. Main Street in Mineral Point; artsmp.org.
Watertown Riverfest Craft Fair
As part of the larger four-day Riverfest artists and craftspeople will display their work on Riverside Park Island.
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. August 11-12. Riverside Park, 850 Labaree St., Watertown; watertownriverfest.com.
Wildflower Art Festival
A juried show organized by artists for artists held in conjunction with Covered Bridge Days in Brodhead.
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. August 11. Veterans Memorial Park, 1108 1st Center Ave., Brodhead; cityofbrodheadwi.us.
Art in the Mill Park
The 8th annual event includes a silent auction benefiting the Autism Society of South Central Wisconsin.
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.. August 11. Paoli Mill Terrace and Park. 6890 Paoli Road, Paoli; artinthemillpark.com.
Agora Art Fair
More than 100 local and regional artists of all kinds are coming together for the 10th annual Agora Art Fair. Enjoy the art against the lush prairie landscape.
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. August 18. 5500 E. Cheryl Parkway, Fitchburg; agoraartfair.com.
Milton House Museum’s Arts and Crafts on the Lawn Festival
Part of the Milton Area Chamber of Commerce’s Chicken BBQ this arts festival hosts more than 100 exhibitors for the thousands of BBQ visitors.
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. August 19. Milton House Museum, 18 S. Janesville St., Milton.
Middleton Good Neighbor Festival Craft Fair
In this year’s Mardi Gras themed Good Neighbor Festival guests can meander around dozens of artists and craftspeople at this fair.
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. August 25-26. Fireman’s Park, 7400 Lee St., Middleton; goodneighborfestival.com.
Cow Chip Arts and Crafts Fair
The Wisconsin State Cow Chip Throw and Festival caters to nearly 40,000 attendees each year and the festival’s juried fair is part of the fun.
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 1. Marion Park, Grand Ave and First St., Prairie du Sac; riverartsinc.org.