Must See: Franklin County artists exhibit at Paradise City Arts Festival

  • Edith L. Hunsberger of Shutesbury, who painted this image, called “Greedy Gourmet 2,” is one of the exhibitors at the 24th annual Paradise City Arts Festival. Contributed image

Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Numerous Franklin County artists will have their work featured at the 24th annual Paradise City Arts Festival, to be held at the Three County Fairgrounds in Northampton Saturday through Monday.

The festival includes three large exhibition buildings, food from Northampton chefs at the dining tent, craft workshops and demonstrations, themed exhibits, a benefit silent auction, and an array of large-scale outdoor sculpture and garden pieces.

Among the 250 artists are several from Franklin County, including Will Carswell and Jaya Boerman of South Deerfield, Adelle Louise Barlow of Greenfield, Deborah Bix of Millers Falls, Laurie M. Goddard of Shelburne Falls, Edith L. Hunsberger of Shutesbury, Linda Jacque of Northfield, Katherine MacColl of Conway, Patrick Moriarty of Conway, and Jeremy Sinkus of Shelburne Falls.

The festival will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday. Tickets are $14 for adults, $12 for seniors, $8 for students, $16 for a three-day pass, and children ages 12 and under are admitted for free. For more information, visit paradisecityarts.com.