The Northampton Arts Council works to support and nurture the arts in the city of Northampton. The Council awards grants twice each year to artists and arts groups from both state and locally-raised funds, and seeks to improve public awareness of the arts. Its' goals include maintaining and preserving the rich and diverse cultural heritage of Northampton, programming such annual events of interest to the community as First Night Northampton and Transperformance.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

The Ashfield Town Spectacle and Culture Fair

The Ashfield Town Spectacle and Culture Fair
June 3 & 4 1pm-9pm Rain or shine
Main Street, Ashfield, MA
Presented by Double Edge Theatre
FREE and open to the public

Performed by Double Edge Theatre and Ashfield community members along with over a hundred individual and group music, dance, and art performances and exhibits including: Spirit of the Hills Community Choir, Tim Eriksen and the Trio de Pumpkintown, a film by Galen Knowles, Ashfield Tae Kwon Do, Ashfield Community Band, artwork by Robert Markey and Sue McFarland, and more!

"The roots of the Ashfield Town Spectacle lay at the intersection of art, culture, and democracy. The life of the town - the past, the present, and the future. A celebration of the boldness, the culture, and the participation that makes a town's life a living culture." - Stacy Klein, Double Edge Artistic Director

For more information: 413.628.0277

In cooperation with the Town of Ashfield

In addition, the project is supported in part by grants from the Conway, Heath, Shelburne, Colrain, Buckland, Charlemont-Hawley, Rowe, Plainfield, Goshen, Cummington, Shutesbury, Deerfield, Ashfield, and Springfield Cultural Councils, local agencies which are supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

Contact: Jennifer Johnson

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