When: The festival runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 7. Author Alley will be noon to 4 p.m.
Why you should go: The festival is a quirky community gathering featuring entertainment, a Chess Challenge and martial arts demonstrations, as well as craft, antique, vintage and recycled items, fashion boutiques and local organizations, according to its website. At Author Alley, you can mix and mingle with dozens of local authors (check out the list of those confirmed to appear) and purchase their books.
How much: Free to attend, and you should consider supporting local artists, writers and entrepreneurs while you’re there.
How to get more information: Check out the event page on Facebook.