Around the end of the 19th century, the town of Hanson, Kentucky was actually a very popular stop along the railroad stop for tourists and traders. Well, today, the beautiful historic downtown area of Hanson is a true gathering place for folks that are passionate about antiques and arts.
Hanson’s Village Arts Festival is an annual event that’s the first festival of the year that’s taking place in March. Throughout the year, several festivals draw huge crowds to the city’s most charming historic business district. This year’s Village Arts Festival took place in March so if you want to see what it’s all about, check out Hanson next year and you’ll be surprised at what’s on display and for sale. With a wide variety of activities, this annual festival is offering something to please everyone.
Let’s see what this year’s Village Arts Festival in Hanson had on offer:
Crafters and artists from all across the tri-state region displayed and sold their work. There were over 25 authors that contributed to the festival’s book fair. Fans of fabric arts could enjoy the interesting quilt exhibit and there was a great chainsaw artist demonstrating his craft and art. All through the days, there was live music at Hanson’s downtown gazebo and visitors could learn interesting new crafts at hands-on workshops and for the children, there were special craft lessons and classes throughout the day.