“The 56th Annual Junior League of Clearwater Dunedin (JLCD) Art Harvest will take place on Saturday, November 2 and Sunday, November 3, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Festival attendees will have the opportunity to shop the work of over 200 artists and makers who work with an array of mediums from jewelry, fiber, glass, and ceramics to photography, watercolor, and mixed media. JLCD Art Harvest will also feature a juried art show in which artists will compete for over $27,000 in prize money and awards in 13 categories including Ceramics, Digital, Fiber, Glass, Graphics, Jewelry, Metal, Mixed Media, Oil/Acrylic, Photography, Sculpture, Watercolor and Wood. The event is free and open to the public. However, donations are appreciated. Parking at the event is $5.00. Funds raised during the event supports JLCD’s mission of promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving the community with the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers.
The featured artist this year is Leslie Peebles. Peebles received a BA in Studio Art at Newcomb College, in New Orleans, Louisiana and completed an MFA in Art Education at the University of Florida, in Gainesville, Florida. She has had her work on display at a number of Florida art exhibitions and art galleries such as High Tide Art Gallery, in Saint Augustine, Thomas Center Galleries, in Gainesville, and the Florida Museum of Natural History, in Gainesville.”
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• Super Pet Adopt-a-Thon w/50+ Rescue Groups
• Running of the Wieners
• King & Queen Pledge Drive
• Blessing of the Animals
• Lure Coursing
• Pet Costume Contest
• Alumni Parade
• Low-Cost Vaccine Clinic
• Food Court w/Vegetarian Fare
• Pet Talent Contest
• Photos w/ Santa
• Pet Themed Vendors
• Beer Tents w/Import & Craft Selections
“The Dunedin Celtic Music & Craft Beer Festival presented by the Dunedin Scottish Arts Foundation is an annual event centered around Traditional and Contemporary Celtic music and both local and national craft beer. The 2019 festival will feature music by Off Kilter, Seven Nations, Bad Haggis, City of Dunedin Pipe Band, and Leahy from Cape Breton.
NEW this year: We are taking our Craft Beer to a whole new level!!! We are having a special Craft Brew Village with over 50 craft beers and ciders from around the area! This new event within an event is only $20 extra with your paid admission. Unlimited 4 oz samples for 4 hours!.
This festival is held every year on the Saturday before Thanksgiving and is a day filled with a wide variety of music, dancing, craft beer, food, and Celtic crafts & merchandise. This is a rain or shine outdoor festival beginning at 11 am and going until 9 pm. Each year the main stage features National and International Celtic music artists and bands along with the World Champion City of Dunedin Pipe Band, Dunedin Scottish Highlander High School Band and Dunedin Highland Middle School Band. We offer a great selection of Celtic crafts from regional and local artisans. Of course there is nothing that goes better with craft beer than food! Each year we have food vendors serving up traditional Celtic cuisine, good ole American BBQ, and much much more. Bring a friend, a lawn chair, and enjoy the music, the craft beer and a great day in Dunedin.
General Admission – $15 Early Bird and $20 at the gate.
Kids 12 and under are FREE with a paying adult (General Admission).
VIP – $100 includes Admission and a special VIP area with seating and a catered buffet lunch and dinner. Beer, Wine Soda and Beer included.
- VIP – kids 5 – 12 years old are $10 with an adult VIP ticket
- VIP – kids 13 – 20 are $20 with an adult VIP ticket
- The $10/$20 per child will be collected at VIP check in (adult with VIP ticket required to be present)”