HUDSON — After a year away due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Carpenter Art Festival is roaring back to the Hudson campus this year.
The event on Aug. 21 features more than 50 nature-oriented artists and vendors producing photography, jewelry, ceramics, sculptures, dried gourds and more.
Food and refreshments will be provided by Smokey Treats, Cracked Barrel Winery and Rush River Brewery.
Carpenter Nature center will present birds, reptiles and other critters for visitors to get an up-close education on the importance of the habitat.
Artists donate a portion of their sales from the event to support the educational programs at the Carpenter Nature Center.