BEREA, Ohio – Sunday’s 29th annual Berea Arts Fest attracted large crowds and showcased an array of talents. The event benefited from pleasant weather and a return to Berea’s .
According to Rich Cihlar, festival coordinator, the event is “a fully immersive arts experience.” Live entertainment, food trucks, a living statue and activities for kids augmented booths selling photographs, jewelry, ceramics, metals, floral art, origami, glass, wood crafts, decorative gourds, paintings, digital art, musical instruments and more.
“There’s something to do everywhere for everyone,” noted Cihlar. He emphasized the festival’s focus on fine arts that nonetheless appeal to the varied tastes of a large, diverse audience.
Drew Hocevar, a Broadview Heights resident and , said, “my goal is to break even and have really nice