Festival of the Arts

Thank you to everyone who helped make the 2019 Festival of the Arts a success.  The next Festival of the Arts will be held on May 1-3, 2020.

Artist Demonstrations

Artists at the American Legion

  • Mr. Catfish, Fly Tying
  • Virginia Cook, Stained Glass/Mosaic
  • Linda Cripps, Calligraphy
  • Jill McCauley, Needle Felting
  • Lisa Filipy, Jewelry, Crochet
  • Loree Fisher, Pet Portraits
  • Anna Justice, Machine Quilting (Sun)
  • Susan Rocke, Silk Scarf Dyeing
  • Ben Somberg, Photography
  • Kara Somberg, Culinary Arts
  • Kelsey Stoll, Bead Weaving
  • Megan Williams, Hand Quilting (Sun)
  • Wooley Women: Weaving, Spinning, Knitting, Sewing – Deborah Forrest,
    Carol Lawrence, Vicki Mongold (Sun), Sue Ober (Sun)

Artists at the Warehouse Art Gallery

  • Chris Anderson, Cards (Sat)
  • Aaron Bogner, Stained Glass
  • Victoria Britto, Wood Carving
  • Bobbie Greer, Pottery
  • Clyde Jenkins, Oak Baskets
  • John Jenkins, Blacksmith (outside)
  • Nathan Jenkins, Woodworking (outside)
  • Charleen Johnston, Upcycled Clothing
  • Nadia Louderback, Oil Painting (Sat)
  • Katrina Marcey, Oil Painting
  • Cathie Miranda, Pottery
  • Stephani Moore, Jewelry (Sun)
  • Wendy Rome, Stone-carving
  • Gary Saylor, Watercolor Painting
  • BJ Schmidt, Ceramics (Sun)
  • Charmaine Shaw, Printmaking
  • Julia Verba, Baskets
  • KC Werner, Oil Painting
  • Jenny Wilson, Acrylic Painting (Sat)

Artists at Stevens Cottage in Shenandoah

  • Music by Josh Davidson & Friends
  • Craig Lansko, Photography
  • Mary Ellen Smith Weaving, Felting (Sun)

Arts & Artisans Gallery

  • Eileen Porter, Ink & Watercolor
  • Music by Lee Brennan, Guitarist

Compass Tea Room

  • Lisa Smith, Jewelry

Massanutten Country Corner

  • Dr. Sandy Brown, Spinning (Sat)

Moonshadows Restaurant

  • Jennifer Orenic, Upcycled Jewelry (Sun)

Roaming Musicians:

  • Nina Bohrod
  • Putter Cox
  • Marilee Eitner
  • Casey Firkin
  • Mike Hasty
  • Tom Johnson
  • Jim Lagasse
  • Main Street Singers
  • Molley McWhartor
  • Wendy Rome
  • Denny Toyy
  • Keith Traylor
  • Jenny Wilson Trio

See some photos from the 2019 event here.

What local business owners have to say:

“Fantastic to see an organized effort to support and promote local artists, venues, and programs.”
“It was a wonderful idea and I think offering additional arts related activities would enhance Luray.”
“Well organized and was a great event for families! Lots of diverse things going on, and we saw so much foot traffic and smiles”

“Thank you so much for having this! Today was my first time ever in Luray, and y’all nailed it! Everyone was so nice and welcoming and the demonstrators taught me a lot!”