They both celebrate the arts, but they couldn't be more different. Whether you enjoy American folk or world diversity, find it here. by Caitlyn Callahan
Village Peddler Festival
When » Sept. 14 & 15 Where » Lake Metroparks Farmpark Cost » $7 Onstage » The Silver String Band Artisans » More than 175, including Marjorie Shook, who makes intricate wheat weavings Why Go » “It’s on a gorgeous site,” says festival organizer Bobbi Rice. “It’s a nice way to spend an afternoon.”
Tremont Arts & Cultural Festival
When » Sept. 21 & 22 Where » Lincoln Park Cost » Free Onstage » Troupe Shabaana Artisans » More than 100, including Jim Lanza, who prints photography on wood Why Go » “If you really want to travel the world without leaving Northeast Ohio, this is a good place to come,” says festival manager Scott Rosenstein.