BETHLEHEM >> The Second Annual Farm Art Festival will be held on Sunday, June 11 from 11 am to 4 pm at The Gary The Olivia Theater at 249 Flanders Road in Bethlehem, CT 06751.
Local foods, wine, craft beer, painting, ceramics, crafts and music come together at the Farm Art Festival. “Inspired by Nature” is the theme and local artists, small farms, artisan food producers and Clay & Wattles Theater Company will participate – all inspired by nature and contributing to Northwest Connecticut’s vibrant cultural life.
Special guests include cheese and wine experts, Mother Noella Marcellino, (a.k.a. The Cheese Nun) and Certified Sommelier, Sally Camm will team up for a Q&A on all things cheese and wine, Shelburne Farms of Vermont will present their award winning farmstead Cheddars, Boston Post Dairy of Vermont will offer their award winning goat’s milk cheeses and Chef Philippe Niez of Vermont’s Woodstock Inn will sample his artisan chocolates and create one of his signature desserts.
Special guests will be joined by local artists Melody Asbury, Marc Chabot, Suzan Scott and Kate Pomeroy displaying and selling their art work and local food artisans including Winding Drive Jams, Savor Cookies, Carrot Top Kitchens, Whimsical Olive Branch Oils, Ovens of France, Lake Wine and Spirits and Artisan Made America among others. Musical entertainment will be provided by Charles Smith (keyboard) and Katie Keough and Tom Camm (vocals) from the Clay & Wattles Theater Company.
Admission is $15 at the gate the day of the festival. Children eleven years and younger are free. A portion of festival proceeds will go to Clay & Wattles Theater Company, a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit education and performing arts organization. For more details, the number to call is 203-273-5669.