There are two stages with events throughout both days.
2016 Music Stage
Saturday, September 3 starting at 10:00 AM
Sunday September 4 starting at 10:00 AM
Presented by the Writers Guild at Bloomington and supported in part by the Bloomington Arts Commission and the Fourth Street Festival of the Arts and Crafts.
SATURDAY Sep 3
10:30 Tony Brewer (poetry)
11:00 Butch D’Ambrisio (sonnets)
11:30 Merry MAC Players (theatre)
12:30 Patsy Rahn (poetry)
1:00 Alex Hollett (poetry)
1:30 Abegunde (fiction)
2:00 Fig Tree Fellowship Radio Players (audio theatre)
3:00 Bloomington High School South Poetry Out Loud (poetry)
3:30 Shari Wagner (poetry/IPL)
4:00 Shakespeare’s Monkey (poetry band)
4:30 Karen Kovacik (poetry/former IPL)
5:00 Tom Hastings (poetry)
5:30 5 Women Poets (poetry)
SUNDAY Sep 4
10:00 Eric Rensberger (poetry)
10:30 Joan Hawkins (fiction)
11:00 Yalie Kamara (poetry)
11:30 Shayne Laughter (fiction)
12:00 Shana Ritter (poetry)
12:30 Jack Ramey (poetry)
1:00 Claire Arbogast (fiction/storytelling)
1:30 Arbutus Cunningham (storytelling)
2:00 Adam Henze (poetry)
2:30 Lisa Kwong (poetry/personal essay)
3:00 Bloomington Storytellers Guild (storytelling)
3:30 James Dorr (horror fiction)
4:00 Jason Ammerman (poetry)
4:30 Andrew Hubbard (poetry)
. . . was created in 1977 by Bloomington, Indiana area artists and craftspeople to showcase southern Indiana talent. The fair has grown to include artists from all over the country.
The 2017 Festival will be held September 2 & 3.
10:00am to 6:00pm Saturday
10:00am to 5:00pm Sunday
Admission is FREE!