Greensboro, Pa., to Host Art Blast on Labor Day Weekend

Morgantown Dominion Post
21 August 2011
Submitted to The Dominion Post
Located in the Front Street-waterfront-log cabin area of downtown Greensboro, Pa., Art Blast is a sprawling festival with a little something for everyone.

Nathanael Greene Historic Foundation is hosting this event from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 3 and noon-5 p.m. Sept. 4 in conjunction with its farmers’ market.

Come listen and watch live local music and talent, including original and classic rock cover bands The Huff ’s, Mike Brown and the Kings of Last Minute; folk/bluegrass singer Amy Randolph; students of Ruff Creek’s Don Pruce; martial arts demonstrations from the American Judo Hapkido School; dance lessons and demos from Dolly Throckmorton’s “In Motion Dance”; as well as line dancing demos and lessons.

There will be interactive and demonstrating artisans and crafters, including local gemologist Linda Metzer, jewelry designer Beth Zeth, Celestial Photography’s Karole Wagner, pottery by Jennifer Adamson, Pittsburgh mosaic artist Debbie Maier Jacknin of Jenn’s Jems, a variety of wood crafters, jewelers and more. Dave Reid’s Historic Greensboro Pottery collection will also be on display, as well as a children’s art show with student artwork from Greene County and a green art workshop from Pittsburgh’s Irma Freeman Center for Imagination.

Local favorites Thistlewaite Winery, Rising Creek Bakery, Uncle Jim’s Donuts, Lippencott Alpacas and Ms. Teacup add to the festivities, and an informative and educational lesson on Greene County American Indians by historical aficionado “Fuzzy” Randolph will be at 1 p.m. Sept. 11.

Volunteers are always welcome. Everyone who registers for this event online will be automatically entered in the free drawing.

Contact Debbie Kembro if interested in volunteering, visit For more information, call 724-883-4715 or email event