This Sunday, September 29, come to Downtown Maplewood to enjoy the 2nd Annual Maplewood Art Walk & Music Fest which will run from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Maplewood Village. Once again, downtown streets will come alive with nearly 40 local artists, photographers, and jewelry makers displaying and selling their handcrafted and original work.
New this year, the event also will feature live music by several local bands performing at Ricalton Square and other locations throughout the Village. The Art Walk will take place rain or shine. Baker Street and Highland Place will be closed to traffic; Maplewood Avenue and all township parking lots will remain open.
Art Walk – Music and Activities
Make sure you stroll through the Village and turn every corner to see all the art, hear all the music, enjoy all the kids’ activities and visit all the participating merchants. This is your chance to buy unique art, hand crafted jewelry, dine al fresco and check out the special offers, events and activities at the 30 participating merchants. Read below for a listing of everything going on Sunday, September 29 from 11 am to 5 pm.
Music and Special Performances
Ricalton Square Cafe – Grab a bite from one of the participating restaurants and enjoy live performances from in Ricalton Square:
– Noon – TBD
One-hundred-percent local homespun indie Rock with a surprise kick like a midwestern mule
-2:00pm REBECCA TURNER & FRIENDS
Local chanteuse on the loose bringing the songs, the stories, and the Jerseygrass flavor
Maplewoodian trio melds Jazz and Rock into a thundering yet graceful musical animal
Jersey-fresh, garage-stained, and ready to throw down their big, joyful noise.
-12 to 4 pm Performance Violinist Joseph Tornquist Make sure you turn the corner, visit Baker Street and enjoy this CHS phenom.
The After Show Party – at Highland Place/Crane’s
– 5 pm The After Show Party – at Highland Place/Crane’s – don’t miss the “After Show Party” at HPC! Live music by local favorites Mood Ring, passed apps and cash bar. We’ll present the Best of Show with a $200 cash prize and the runner up with a $100 gift certificate to award-winning Restaurant Lorena’s!
On Baker Street
-Sidewalk Chalk Graffiti at Lotus Petals Floral Design
-Childrens’ Community Mural – sponsored by Geralyn’s Art Studio 2 to 4 pm
-Face Painting & Kid’s Paining Area – sponsored by Geralyn’s Art Studio
– Artist Stalls
On Highland Place
-Sand Art Activity – sponsored by the Girls Scouts
-Children’s Community Mural – sponsored by Geralyn’s Art Studio 11 am – 1:3pm
-Community Art Project – build a mini village made from recycled goods at Little One & Co.
-Pictures at Mona Lisa – take your pictures in the giant frame
-Popcorn at Perch Home
On Maplewood Avenue
-Glitter Tattoos at Scriveners
-Face painting at Strawberry Fields
-Tattoos at Maplewood Deli & Grille
-Balloon Sculpture from Noon to 3 pm sponsored by No. 165
-$1 Cotton Candy at corner of Maplewood Avenue and Inwood Place – all proceeds go to Village beautification projects; sponsored by Village Trattoria
MEET THESE LOCAL ARTISTS:
Allan Wood John Branigan Alison Oxman Jon Schuhart Berc – Berc’s Fine Art Gallery Josh Levine Bill Figdor Karen Fuchs Catherine Delitt
Kathy Cantwell Cathleen McCoy Bristol – sponsored by Maplewood Deli & Grille Kim Gallagher Chrissy McIntyre – sponsored by Lotus Petals Floral Design Kim Reed
Darryl Haley Landis Carey Dennis Barna Louis Toledo Deo Lutwama Made with Clay by Laura – sponsored by Shed Edward Hoffner Marc Hamburger
Elisabeth Antoine – sponsored by The Able Baker Marie Glynn Elizabeth Carol Winchester Mary Casey Emily Keifer Olivia Marbert Rippin Emily Stabile
Patricia Quirk Erin Rogers Pickering Peter McClard (Tracy Mac) Geralyn Robinson Richard Koch – sponsored by Mona Lisa Framing
Greeting Card Artist – sponsored by Geralyn’s Art Studio Rick Hauser Indy Art Tent – sponsored by Perch Sean Walker Julie Martini Stefanie Silverman Susan Napack
This event also made possible through participating businesses:
Art Walk – Participating Businesses
Alchemy Hour Sponsoring Columbia High School Violin Performance Artist Joseph Tornquist
Arturo’s Osteria & Pizzeria Outdoor Food – Featuring New Sandwich Menu
Berc’s Gallery Artist Exhibit
Click! Tutoring & Learning Ctr TBA
Coda Kitchen & Bar Taco Bar – all proceeds benefit CHS Ultimate Frisbee Club and Komen’s Passionately Pink
Geralyn’s Art Studio Sponsor of Children’s Art Mural, Face Painting & Kid’s Painting Area
Highland Place/Cranes Artist Exhibit: Sandy Bluhm, Post-Show Award Party with Live Music and Free Apps. Special Offer: Mention “Art Walk” and receive 15% off your entire bill all (non alcoholic drinks only).
Hopscotch at Home 20% Off selected one of a kind hand painted room accessories and doll furniture
KoKoRo Origami Demonstration and Jewelry Trunk Show
Little One & Co. Participate in a community art project and help build a mini-recycle village. Bring your creation (made of recycled materials) or make one at little one & co… and see what we can create when we work together.
Lotus Petals Floral Design Sidewalk Graffiti – Kid’s Chalk Activity. Sponsoring Artist Chrissy McIntyre
Madeline Moss Artists Exhibit; Wine & Chocolate
Maplewood Deli & Grille Artist Exhibit: Cathleen McCoy Bristol, food tasting, kids’ treats & crayons
Maplewood Karate Artist Exhibit – Louis Toledo
Mona Lisa Framing Presenting Sponsor; Sponsoring Artist Richard Koch & more
No. 165 Balloon Sculpture & More
Perch Home Indy Art Tent, Popcorn Machine & More
Roman Gourmet Sidewalk Food & Drink Sales
Scrivener’s Toys Sponsoring Artist Dennis Barna & the Robotics Club; Kid’s Glitter Tattoos & Special Offers
Shed Sponsoring Made with Clay by Laura
St. James’s Gate Oktoberfest
Strawberry Fields Free smoothie samples, face painting for the kids & $1 off coupons
The Able Baker Sponsoring Artist Elisabeth Antoine
The Laurel Outdoor food & drinks specials & a gift card raffle
The Tenth Muse Gallery Sponsoring Artist Edward Hofner & Fine Jewelry Artist Emily Keifer
Vanessa Pollock KWMTD Presenting Sponsor
Village Dance Academy Studio Information
Village Trattoria Cotton Candy & Blackboard Specials
Words Bookstore Displaying Book Art Creations of Millburn Middle students of Claudia Sohr; Sidewalk Sale Rack
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