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Kenan Center American Craftsmen

A Weekend of Arts in Lockport – July 10 & 11 featuring Kenan Center American Craftsmen: 50th Anniversary Weekend.

Get ready for an art filled weekend on Saturday, July 10th and Sunday, July 11th, 2021 from 10:00am-5:00pm inside the Kenan Arena and throughout the Kenan Center Campus.

Our American Craftsmen Artisan Festival sponsored by Cornerstone Community Federal Credit Union,  Union Sun & Journal, Buffalo Spree, Kavinoky Cook, HUNT Real Estate, West Herr Honda and more will coincide with Lockport in Bloom Garden Walk, Chalkfest and Kenan Center’s 2nd Annual g(art)en.

Social distance guidelines will apply along with masked requirements for all artists, attendees, staff & volunteers. We look forward to celebrating our 50th year of the show!

This celebratory weekend marking the 50th year of our American craftsmen artisan festival will bring together Lockport in bloom garden walk, g(art)en, live music & more on our beautiful 25 acre campus in Lockport,  New York.

#SAVETHEARTS

 

Schedule

Saturday

10 AM – 5 PM

American Craftsmen Artisan Festival

  • Shamus Restaurant outside arena entrance
  • Wine tasting in arena with Schulze Winery
  • Niagara County by the numbers mural in arena by Cindy Meal
  • KAC Lemonade Stand outside arena entrance
  • Knit Buffalo: Western New York’s first yarn truck

g(art)en – temporary art installations throughout the Kenan Center gardens. This event is free.

Kenan House Gallery – on view now BNAA Spring Exhibition: Buffalo Niagara Art Association. This event is free with a suggested $5 donation.

10 AM – 4 PM

Lockport in Bloom & Chalk Walk – maps and chalk available at Kenan house gardens. This event is free.

6 PM – 8 PM
Music in the Gardens with the Paul Hage & Mirage Band. $15 for members, $20 for non-members.

Sunday 

10 AM – 5 PM

American Craftsmen Artisan Festival

  • Shamus Restaurant & Parker’s Pit BBQ
  • Terroir Artisan Shop with True Bean Coffee in arena
  • Niagara County by the numbers mural in arena by Cindy Meal
  • KAC Lemonade Stand outside arena entrance

g(art)en – temporary art installations throughout the Kenan Center gardens. This event is free.

Kenan House Gallery – on view now BNAA Spring Exhibition: Buffalo Niagara Art Association. This event is free with a suggested $5 donation.

10 AM – 4 PM

Lockport in Bloom & Chalk Walk – maps and chalk available at Kenan house gardens. This event is free.

Shamus Restaurant Menu

Shamus Restaurant will be on site Saturday &  Sunday of the show located outside of the Kenan Arena, main enterance.

Charcuterie for Two $14: shaved soppressata & prosciutto, sliced havarti &, baguette & homemade cracker, mustard, jam, olives, pickled onion, almonds

 Apple Walnut Chicken Salad Plate $15: fresh fruit & vegetable with sliced bread & butter

 Turkey Bacon  $16: fresh roasted turkey on toasted ciabatta roll, mayo, l,t,o bacon & potato chips

 Vegetable Hummus Wrap   $14: spinach wrap, garlic hummus spread, local farm greens & chopped raddichio cucumbers, carrot, onion, balsamic vinaigrette

 Cold Roast Beef Sandwich   $16: on a toasted baguette horseradish garlic parmesan mayo spread, local farm greens, lettuce, tomato & onion

Dessert

Cherry Pie $7: Homemade crust & local fresh cherry filling

Chocolate Cream Pie  $7: cookie crust w/ chocolate bavarian & whipped cream filling

Parker’s Pit BBQ

Parker’s Pit Food Truck will be on the Kenan Campus Sunday, July 11th only. Located at the West end of campus near the Kenan Gardens & Kenan House Gallery.

Featured Artisans

Due to COVID-19 regulations and guidelines, we will be bringing a smaller number of craftsmen to the show. For a complete list of artisans and their work, please click here.

Tickets/Reservations

Tickets to American Craftsmen are $5 for everyone. Kenan Members get in free with a current membership card.  Guests are asked to purchase tickets in a time block so that we can keep to COVID-19 State and Government mandates. Tickets will be sold both online and at the Kenan Center House & Arena and day of show.

Sponsorship

The Kenan Center American Craftsmen 50th Anniversary Weekend brings together our fine art & contemporary craft fair, Lockport in Bloom, g(art)en and music throughout the Kenan Center Campus in Lockport, NY. Proceeds benefit the Kenan Center’s cultural, education and recreational programs. Don’t miss out on your chance to #SaveTheArts! Sponsorship Opportunities available here.

For weather related closing information please click here.

Kenan Center is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization.