Art on the Alley celebrates fifth season

Art on the Alley celebrates fifth season

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Art on the Alley’s fifth anniversary will be celebrated in downtown New Philadelphia on Sunday, May 1 from noon to 5 p.m.

Just like in previous years, artists will be along Ashwood Lane and First Drive Northwest and Southwest, demonstrating their work and selling original works of art.

This year the event’s footprint is expanding across Fair Avenue to include space by the Tuscarawas County Public Library. Local nonprofits will provide activities for kids, and food trucks will be available.

Live entertainment at the north stage beside Museum Acrylics will be organized by Chetsville Live, which includes the Kodachrome Babies and Hunter Skeens and His Forerunners.

The south stage will feature performances by local students. In Alley Cats Marketplace, there will be scheduled entertainment including live painting by Tony Contini, music by the New Philadelphia High School Guitar Ensemble and Nick Bonner.

An Artagain Alley Scavenger Hunt will be coordinated by Alley Cats Marketplace and Art & Soul Gallery. Fresh the Market will have scheduled activities including artisan food tastings, music by Dan Gribble, demonstrations by Six Buckets Farm and a garden presentation by Garden Gurl. STEAM Center and Tuscarawas County Public Library Main Branch will have activities for kids including sensory play and making party hats.

Local businesses around Art on the Alley’s footprint will be open for the community to visit including Alley Cats Marketplace and Fresh the Market, Art & Soul Gallery, the Daily Grind, the Ezekiel Project, Mad Bros, To Your Health Nutrition and more.

Sponsors for this year’s Art on the Alley include Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths, & Dougherty CO., LPA; the Performing Arts Center at Kent State Tuscarawas; Cleveland Clinic - Union Hospital; Miller & Miller; Wood Electric; Alban Title; A&M Services; First Federal Community Bank; Gutter Helmet by Harry Helmet; Marlite; Mission’s Cafe; Rodriguez’s House of Stones; The Eye Doctors; The Quaker; Tuscarawas Insurance Agency; and What’s Cooking Cafe.

The Kimble Foundation and Walmart’s Local Community Grant Program provided grant support for Art on the Alley.

Visit Art on the Alley’s website at or visit Art on the Alley’s Facebook page. Email

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