The eighth annual Wawasee Oakwood Fine Arts Festival is May 28. Photo provided.
The eighth annual Wawasee Oakwood Fine Arts Festival is May 28. Photo provided.
SYRACUSE – Chautauqua-Wawasee is holding the eighth annual Wawasee Oakwood Fine Arts Festival May 28.  

This year’s festival is growing with the addition of five new artists. Prior events have had a limit of 30.

Applications for booth space for artists are now being accepted. All art will be “juried”.

The festival is outdoors in a park setting at Oakwood Resort in Syracuse, with attendance of 400 to 600 people, mostly summer residents and vacationers.  

Lake Wawasee is the largest natural lake in Indiana with a storied history of summer residents as early as 1830s, according to a news release from Chautauqua-Wawasee. Today, the lake is a popular destination for Chicago, Indianapolis, Carmel, Fishers and Zionsville residents.

The Festival runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Oakwood Resort in Syracuse.

If interested, contact Debbie at 574-377-7543 or email debbie@CHQW.org

Sponsored by Oakwood Foundation, Chautauqua-Wawasee, a 501c3 nonprofit organization, provides life enriching experiences in support of the arts, education, faith and recreation. To learn more, visit http://www.chautauquawawasee.org or the Facebook page.

For more information, contact Mark Knecht at mknecht@CHQW.org or 703-489-7124.