Art, music lovers to celebrate fall at Pine Lake's Lakefest

Residents and more than 50 artists and crafts people will celebrate fall at Pine Lake’s annual Lakefest Oct. 6-7.

The two-day festival, which is free to attend, is in its 18th year. Parking is also free.

Shoppers will find unique handmade wares  and music lovers will have their fill of local and regional performers including "The Seed and Feed Abominable" marching band, and “ConunDrums” percussion ensemble.

Art, music lovers to celebrate fall at Pine Lake's Lakefest

Athens rock 'n’ roller Ralph Roddenbery will headline the Saturday night party, and Pine Lake’s own soul singer, Diane Durrett, with her band “Soul Suga’,” will close out the festival Sunday night. 

A juried artist market will include ceramics, dolls, fiber, glass, hats and other wearable art, jewelry, paintings, photographs, metal and wood sculpture, mixed media and folk art. 

There will be family games and contests, a pet show, and the popular  “Floatzilla” water parade on the lake.

On Oct. 6, Lakefest takes place 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. On Oct. 7, the hours are 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.  

Art, music lovers to celebrate fall at Pine Lake's Lakefest

Pine Lake park is at 4580 Lakeshore. Festival goers should park at the entrance to the city and take a free shuttle.

For  more information email pinelakefest@gmail.com.

For directions and a schedule of events, visit www.pinelakefest.com.