The City of Hermitage kicks off a two-day celebration of arts and crafts this weekend at Rodney White Park.

In addition to entertainment, fun for kids young and old, food, and fireworks, the Hermitage Arts festival features dozens of artists and artisans offering their creations. Admission is free.

You’ll find some of the most unique and unusual, one-of-a-kind gifts, jewelry, clothing accessories, home decor, and artwork for sale by local artists.

FESTIVAL HOURS:

Saturday, July 30 • Noon - 9:00 pm, fireworks at 9:30 pm

Sunday, July 31 • 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

ENTERTAINMENT

Saturday, July 30

Noon - 1:30 p.m. • FX Project

2:00-3:30 p.m. • Soundbite

4:00-5:30 p.m. • Steve Vuich

6:30 - 9:00 p.m. • Menagerie

9:30 pm • Fireworks

Sunday, July 31

10:00am. • Boot Camp - Open to the Public with instructors from Cycle Life

11:00am - 12:30 p.m. • Gordan James

2:00 - 3:30 p.m. • Slam Band Sam

FOOD VENDORS

Haitian Sensation – Chicken, Rice & Beans,

Macaroni & Cheese, Cupcakes

HHS Cheerleaders – Dippin’ Dots

Miss Elaineous Dance Studio – Meatball Subs and Hotdogs

Ye Old Kettle Korn

Mosses Ears & More – Elephant Ears, Shaved Ice, Cotton Candy, Fresh Cut Fries

Rita’s Italian Ice & Custard – Italian Ice, Misto, Shakes, Cookie Custard Sandwiches, Pretzels

Pap Pap’s Smokehouse - Pulled Pork, Chicken, Sausage, Mac & Cheese

Sandy’s Meltdown - Gourmet Grilled Cheese; Fries

The Whole Sh’bang - Pasta Bread Bowls, Burgers, etc.

The Ice Cream Truck - Ice Cream Novelties

Nacho Mama’s Tacos & More - Tacos and More

Smoky Martin’s - Smoked Pork, Brisket, Ribs, etc.

CHILDREN’S ACTIVITIES

Saturday, July 30, 2022

Noon-4:00 p.m. • Chalk on the Walk

Noon-4:00 p.m. • OH WOW’s Mr. Ralf

Bounce House

3:30-6:00 p.m. • Mike The Balloon Guy

Sunday, July 31, 2021

1:00 p.m. • City of Hermitage Recognition Ceremony

12:30-3:00 p.m. Mike The Balloon Guy

Community Library will be in the children’s area with books & activities

PARTICIPATING ARTISTS

Studio C - (Wholelife Services) - Handmade crafts

Animal Protection League of Western PA – Candy bars, dog and cat accessories.

Jennifer Neider (Jenny Neider Photography) – Hermitage, PA – Wildlife photography.

David Varner (4 Ever Rings) – Vienna, OH – Stainless steel stamped rings.

Carol Moyer (Carol’s Gourds & Crafts) – Hadley, PA – Birdhouses, bowls, hand-woven rugs, and purses.

Francis Picciotto & Monica Herrera Graces (Anibal Coffee) – Pittsburgh, PA – Featuring Columbian farmers from local Columbian growers.

Melanie Broadwater (Suds & Cedar) – Transfer, PA –Handmade soap and body products.

Bill Hauger – Hand-turned wood products.

Bethany Krystek – Hermitage, PA – Beaded jewelry, crocheted accessories and toys.

Sandy Garcia (Sandy Store Crafts) – Hermitage, PA – Beaded and hemp items for the home.

Denise Carone (Green Acres Alpacas) – Greenville, PA – Alpaca socks, hats, gloves, teddy bears, sweaters, etc.

Judy Rorabaugh – Hermitage, PA – Handmade dog bandanas, blankets, pillows, wine gift bags.

Sam Beneviat (MB’s Gems & More) – Sharon, PA – Rare and exotic gemstone jewelry, paintings on slate, hand-tied fish flies.

Darla Rogers (Pease Pots) – Hermitage, PA – Handmade functional wheel turned pottery.

Wendy Mosbacher (Designs in Polymer Clay) – Meadville, PA – Weird and whimsical pieces of art.

William Wike – Brookfield, OH – Decorative and unique wood products.

Amy Moore (Spirit Seeker Designs) – Canfield, OH – Handcrafted natural crystal gemstone bead jewelry.

Julia Metz (Silver Frog, LLC.) – Monaca, PA – Handmade beaded jewelry items.

Bill Metz (Wood Docs, LLC.) – Monaca, PA – MIxed hardwood cutting boards, wine and beer bottle bird feeders, 3D wooden puzzles.

Mandie Uzarski – New Castle, PA – Crocheted items such as coasters, pot holders, hot plates, etc.

Tracy Jones & Evan Muszik – Hermitage, PA – A Trace of Clay, clay sculptures

Gayle Robbins – Beaver Falls, PA – Sewn fabric items, including purses, wallets, wristlets, etc.

Marlene Sikera Pulaski, PA – Christian artwork featured on greeting cards, prints, candles.

Chandler Beatty – West Middlesex, PA – Wildlife paintings.

Stacey Squatrito (Stacey’s Dolly Boutique) – Hermitage, PA – Handmade designed doll clothing.

Marjorie Zampogna (ohyousillygoose!) – Hermitage, PA – Upcycled clothing, home décor.

Cathryn Stranahan (Ravenmaid Creative) – Union City, PA – Original 2D and 3D acrylic paintings, hand painted ornaments, hemp jewelry, etc.

Stacey Keating (Stella’s Sundries) – Hermitage, PA – Natural homemade soaps.

Luke Allen Handmade line-cut prints

Andie Parady Fiber based pieces inspired by animals and nature

Rory O’ Donnell Paintings, terrariums

Amy Carlos Titus (Eastwick & Co.) - Intention jars, Chakra balancing bottles, Wreaths, Home Blessing Balls

Michael Slefanick (Art by Reef) - Hermitage, PA - Watercolors

Jenna Whiting (Chainsaw Art) - Edinburg, PA - Chainsaw art

Deanna Tyree (Tyree Pottery) - West Middlesex, PA - Pottery

Cynthia Kelleher (Face Paint Pittsburgh) - Mt. Jackson, PA -Face painting

Tabitha Snyder (Healthy Lifestyle Consulting & Developing) -

Butler, PA - Medicinal Jewelry

Jennifer Dombeck - (Jennifer Dombeck Crafts) - Hermitage, PA - Bookmarks, wooden shelves, etc.

Shenango River Watchers - Sharon, PA

Rachel Stine (Querida Designs) - Oil City, PA - Textile and Fiber art

Suzanne R. Rich (Handcrafted by Suzanne) - Austintown, OH - Tree of life designs

Kelly Ryan (Kelly Ryan Designs) - Grove City, PA - Stained glass

Debbie Baer - Brookfield, OH - Handmade jewelry