June 5, By Jason Cohen
The Forest Hills Chamber of Commerce will host its 17th annual Festival of the Arts this Sunday to Austin Street between 69th Road and 72nd Road.
The event will feature more than 100 local businesses—showcasing their stores and restaurants– from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
There will also be about 150 arts & crafts vendors exhibiting jewelry, decorative items, wine, beer, clothing, pottery, baskets, art work, photography, collectibles homemade sweets, candles and much more. There will also be a variety of international foods to try and rides that are available for kids.
In addition to the vendors, there will be performances taking place throughout the day. Starting at 11:30 am, the Varta Academy of Music will perform. At noon, the DanceSource will showcase its dance students followed by a performance with kids of all ages from All Star Studios at 12:30 p.m.
Lastly, Big Daddy Bruce Wayne will be performing from 2 to 4 p.m. The day will conclude with a performance by LA Blacksmith, who will be taking the stage at 4:30 p.m. and will pay tribute to the popular R&B band Earth, Wind & Fire.
Admission is free and will take place rain or shine.