LOGAN — The three-day Summerfest Arts Faire began Thursday morning. The free event is once again being held on the grounds of the Logan Tabernacle, Center St. and Main St.
Executive Director Debbie Ditton said this year’s event will feature more than 150 painters, photographers and other artists from as far away a Arkansas. There will also be booths from two valley high schools and a sidewalk chalk gallery, painted by local middle school students.
Tim DePuydt is a photographer from Montana. As a teenager, he began taking pictures for his high school yearbook. Later, he became a professional photographer filming rodeos and nature.
Another couple Willey and Emily Beers of Clinton have been attending Summerfest for 10 years. The couple originally lived near downtown Logan before moving. The two work with ceramics and clay, selling their pieces professionally, all over the country.
Ditton said this year’s Summerfest will also feature live performances from over 50 different groups. Evening headliners will include Mile Marker 6, Party Crashers, and Voice Male.
There will also be food venders and free family activities.
Summerfest will run Thursday and Friday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.