Art at the Wagnalls


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The Wagnalls Memorial Foundation presents

Art at the Wagnalls

Come celebrate with us at the second annual “Art at the Wagnalls” outdoor entertainment event.

This spring’s art festival promises to be bigger and better with extended days and more family fun. Scheduled for Friday, May 21, 2021 (3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.) and Saturday, May 22, 2021(11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.), we are expecting to attract even more vendors and attendees with some exciting additions planned for the two-day event.

The festival will again feature many local artists who will be exhibiting and selling their paintings, photography, ceramics, jewelry, and other crafts. Like last year, the Wagnalls Memorial will award cash prizes for the top three art entries.

Back again this year by popular demand, the band RAMEY will be performing on Saturday,May 22, 2021 from 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Art At Wagnalls overview


Art At Wagnalls Food 2

Great foods

May 21, 2021 – May 22, 2021

New highlights this year includes:

  • Extended days: Friday, May 21, 2021, 3:00-9:00 p.m. & Saturday, May 22, 2020 11:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
  • Friday night’s featured entertainment: Solo Artist, Nick D’Andrea and Paisha Thomas & Soul Orchestra
  • Saturday’s afternoon featured entertainment: The Wagnalls Theater & Band, Imber Solis and more.
  • Saturday’s evening featured entertainment: Dave Hawkins, Folk and Celtic and back by demand the band called Ramey.
  • Children’s art tent with free arts and crafts
  • Free public art sessions featuring The art of Yoga, watercolor painting, pottery and blacksmithing.
  • Admission is free both days. Ample free parking is available in the Memorial parking lot and on the streets adjacent to the Wagnalls Memorial.

 Schedule: Master Demo Tent


SATURDAY: May 22, 2020

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.     Yoga Wake UP

Blacksmithing – Throughout the Day

Pottery – Throughout the Day

Watercolors – Throughout the Day


Art At Wagnalls Artists

Music Friday and Saturday

Entertainment Lineup

Entertainment Nick D Andrea

Nick D’ Andrea – Solo Artist
Friday – 6:15 – 7:15


A native of Columbus, Ohio, Nick D’Andrea started writing songs at the age of 16. He spent the next decade creating home recordings and pursuing a career in education.

Entertainment Pasisha

Paisha Thomas & Soul Orchestra
Friday – 7:30 – 9:00


Paisha delivers an exciting show, engaging the audience as part of the experience. Her rich vocals akin to a combination of Mavis Staples and Sharon Jones will warm and inspire you. The audience will experience a range of emotions and leave feeling uplifted!

Entertainment Wagnalls Theater Band

Wagnalls Theater Band
Saturday – 11:00 – 12:00


Entertainment Anne Gadd

Imber Solis
Saturday 12:45 – 1:45


Imber Solis is the music project of Ohio-based singer-songwriter Anne Gadd. Blending soothing adult contemporary with folk and pop, Imber Solis’ musicality and lyricism are woven into an immersive and introspective melodic experience. Her music shares a calming and healing sound, laden with hope and meaning. She will be releasing her upcoming album called The Looking Glass in 2021.

Entertainment Dave Hawkins

Dave Hawkins
Saturday 4:30 – 5:45


Dave Hawkins is a cross-over artist with a broad base of Folk and Celtic fans in the Midwest, New England and Western United States, as well as Europe. Dave is an accomplished musician who has led bands for over thirty years, released fourteen recordings and appeared as a special guest on seven more!

Entertainment Hedbo

Saturday 6:00 – 7:15


Hebdo crafts a sonic experience seemingly intended for vinyl. His sprawling, diverse catalog includes foot-stomping sing-alongs and a discerning ear for instrumentation.
Entertainment Ramey

Saturday – 7:30 – 9:00


Ramey, the Columbus-based six-piece hits a sweet spot of true-to-roots and real exploration. Their debut LP, There Is A Light (2018), is honest, honed songwriting and boasts of diverse musical sensibilities.

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