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IRTF fair trade at Tremont Arts & Cultural Festival - Cleveland

Saturday, September 28, 2019 to Sunday, September 29, 2019
Saturday 12-7, Sunday 12-5
Lincoln Park, Tremont neighborhood, Cleveland 44113

Can you help out IRTF for a couple hours at our fair trade booth on Saturday or Sunday, Sep 28-29?

Tremont Arts and Cultural Festival

location: Lincoln Park, Tremont neighborhood, Cleveland 44113

Host: Tremont West Development Corporation

 

About this event:

SAT, SEP 28, 2019, 12-7pm

SUN, SEP 29, 2019, 12-5pm

This festival celebrates the cultural and artistic diversity of Tremont and the greater Cleveland area, and supports the endeavors of its visual and performing artists. The event includes over 130 vendors featuring artist selling their paintings, sculptures, jewelry, etc.; live music and dance performances; beer & wine garden; children’s village, and more.

Now in its 21st year, the 2019 Tremont Arts and Cultural Festival is comprised of five Festival Villages:

  • Children’s Village: hand-on arts, historical, and educational projects;
  • Community Village: area non-profit organizations presenting material about their mission and services, along with local, independent merchants and vendors;
  • Cultural Village: food sales by Tremont and Greater Cleveland restaurants , and fair trade merchants and non-profits reflecting the ethnic diversity of the neighborhood and region;
  • Artists’ Village: sales of painting, sculpture, fiber, fine jewelry, glass, wood, ceramics, graphics, and photographs created by Tremont and northeast Ohio artists. Within the Artists’ Village are our special 2019 gallery and program – Focus on the Artists: Freedom and Love – A Celebration of LGBTQ Artists – as well as a return of our special gallery and program –  Focus on the Artists: Sin Fronteras/Beyond Borders – A Celebration of Latino Artists;  

The Festival has free music and dance performances Saturday and Sunday on the TACF Main Stage located in the Beer & Wine Garden.

 Free and open to the public. See event info here.

 

IRTF Fair Trade Outreach & Sales

-support the growth of fair trade cooperatives as an alternative economic model

-promote community-to-cooperative relationships between NE Ohio and Latin America

-educate NE Ohioans on policy questions that impact local economies in Ohio, Central America, Mexico and Colombia

If you can volunteer for a 2-hour shift at our fair trade booth, please send a message to ohiofairtrade@irtfcleveland.org.

Thanks in advance!