Schedule of Events & Entertainment

The Bellefonte Arts & Crafts Fair
Friday, August 2, 2024 from 10am – 8pm
Saturday, August 3, 2024 from 10am – 5pm

Youth Artists

Youth Artists are between the ages of 8-17 who design and make their own arts & crafts. Youth artists will have booths set up in the Diamond area in the center of town from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Friday and/or Saturday.  Be sure to come both days so you don’t miss out on these young artists tremendous talent.

Artists In Action

Be sure to check out the Jabebo Studio paper pulp art booth located at the corner of Bishop & Allegheny Street near the shuttle bus stop #1.  Check out their blender bicycle for a fun paper pulp and painting activity. 

Fair Shuttle

We recommend that you park for FREE at the Bellefonte High School located at 830 E. Bishop Street and take our FREE bus shuttle to the Fair.  Shuttle bus stop #1 is Bishop/Allegheny St. and stop #2 is Spring/High St.  Shuttle hours are Friday 10:00-8:30 and Saturday 10:00-5:30. Driver tips are greatly appreciated.

Information Booth

Located on High Street near the Diamond, visitors can stop by for fair information and to learn more about Bellefonte and the surrounding areas.

Bellefonte Arts & Crafts t-shirts and memorabilia will be available for purchase.

For the Kids

Bellefonte Arts & Crafts Youth Craft Tent – Friday & Saturday 11:00-2:00p, Located on East Howard Street

Free variety of fun craft activities, including crafting with the Grange Fair Queen, Teaghan, and members of her Court on Friday. Nature bracelets with the Master Gardeners and The Bellefonte Garden Club.

Bellefonte Art Museum in the Makery – Friday & Saturday 12:00-4:30p, Located at 133 N. Allegheny Street
Free art activity: “Bug Hotel”
The main gallery exhibit “Entwined Worlds”: Immerse yourself in the world of insects through stunning visual displays, immersive multimedia experiences, and interactive installations. Uncover the crucial role insects play in sustaining ecosystems, pollinating plants, inspiring art, music, and literature, and even contributing to advancements in medicine, biofuels, and construction materials. Engage with the worlds of gall wasps, leafminers, native bees, honeybees, etc., and learn about insects’ impacts on our world.

Centre County Library – Friday 10:00-4:00 & Saturday 9:00-4:00
Located at 200 N. Allegheny St.
Free art activity: “Horatio themed Paper Dolls” to color and create.

2024 Entertainment

All performances will take place on the Diamond

Friday, August 2

10:00 – 11:00a  Michael Yeaney, Solo Guitar & Vocals/Pop, Rock, & Country             

11:30 – 12:30p  Kick the Footlights w/Steve Hinckley & Larry Boggess, Classic Country from 50’s to 80’s

1:00 – 2:00p   Urban Fusion, Mix of Jazz, Soul, Funk & more

2:30 – 3:30p   Honey Pie, Sweet & Soulful, Drippin with Harmony    

4:00 – 5:00p   Cat’s Eye: with Jay Vonada & Melanie Morrison, Classic Cabaret Jazz

5:00 – 5:30p   Artist Awards   (subject to change)

5:30 – 6:30p   Fools on Stools (Mifflin County Legends), Classic Rock, Oldies and Fun

7:00 – 8:00p   Code Blue, Classic Rhythm & Blues, Soul

Saturday, August 3

10:00 – 11:00a  Bellefonte Community Band, Variety

11:30 – 12:30p  Shooting Stars, Bluegrass

12:30 – 1:00p    American Raiders Baton Corp., Youth Baton Twirling Corp.

1:00 – 2:00p      RamaLama Reunion, 50’s & 60’s  a cappella doo wop       

2:00 – 2:30p      Hot Styles Dance Studio, Hip Hop

2:30 – 3:30p      91 Stitches, 90’s Rock         

4:00 – 5:00p      Keystone Big Band, Big Band Music            

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