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Mundelein Holds First Fine Arts Festival

posted Sep 2, 2011, 6:16 AM by Brian Donahoe

Saturday, September 10 and Sunday, September 11

10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Mundelein Park & Recreation District's Kracklauer Park,

100 N. Seymour Ave. Mundelein


Mundelein Community Connection announces the first annual Mundelein Fine Arts Festival, a juried art festival that will showcase the talents of dozens of fine artists and craftspeople in the heart of town.


The two-day event will be held from 10 am to 5 pm on Saturday, September 10 and Sunday, September 11, 2011at Kracklauer Park, 100 N. Seymour Ave. and will feature top-notch artists, local musicians and tasty food. There is no charge for admission or parking.


The art fair was organized to underscore the importance of the arts for the community and to raise awareness of all that Mundelein has to offer. In addition to professional artists, the Mundelein Fine Arts Festival will also highlight artwork by select students from Mundelein and Carmel Catholic High Schools. Part of the proceeds from the art fair will provide scholarship money for deserving local art students from both schools.


The Fine Arts Fair will also feature a full line-up of entertainment, including local musicians and entertainers, and Artists Talks each day, in which various artists talk about their current work and techniques.

The Entertainment and Art talk schedule includes:



Saturday, Sept. 10                                                Sunday, Sept. 11                               


10:30 -11:30 am   Paddy Lynn Story Acting             10:00 - 11:30 am   Duvall Family Violinists

Noon - 1:00 pm   MHS High School Band                11:30 am - 1:00 pm   No music - church

1:30 - 3:00 pm     Prairie Sky                                  1:15 - 1:45 pm   Special 9/11 Tribute

3:30 - 4:30pm     Tony Titus Classical Guitar             2:30 - 3:30 pm   Teranodons

                                                                             4:00 - 5:00 pm     Paolo Apuli


Artist Talk Schedule

Saturday, Sept 10                                     Sunday, Sept. 11

11:30 am   Ron Gould, Photography                      10:30 am   Lisa Kepplinger, Jewelry

1:00 pm     Leona Ketterel, Jewelry                         11:00 am   Don Mendenhall, Photography

3:00 pm     Michelle McCune, Painting                   11:30 am   Ben Jerevicious, Pastels

                                                                            12 Noon     Mark Anderson, Cartoonist

                                                                            12:30 pm   Danielle Morrison, Jewelry

                                                                              2:00 pm     Sue Esson, Blown glass


Enjoy one of the last weekends of summer browsing original art and talking with artists in a variety of media, listening to local entertainers and tasting food from local eateries.


For more information, please visit the website at