Michigan Festivals & Events Association Receives Grants

Michigan Festivals & Events Association Receives Services to the Field and Capitol Improvement Grants President and CEO Sue Bila is pleased to announce Michigan Festivals & Events Association (MFEA) has received a $50,000 Services to the Field matching grant and a $2,875 Capitol Improvement matching grant from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs. The funds from the Services to the Field grant will be used to produce the new and enhanced 2017 magazine including … [Read more...]

Sweet Confections Raise Funds & Celebrate Gracie Moonpie & Company Continues to Give Back to the Community

Gracie Moonpie & Company continues to wow the community with sweet delights for the eyes… and the taste buds. The cake and confection company has spent the fall season branching out with new edible art displays across Michigan and into Ohio. Simultaneously, Gracie Moonpie & Company created decadent edible displays at Art & Apples in Rochester, MI and for an Art Van store grand opening in Toledo, OH. “When we were asked to design an over-the-top, high-end-shopping themed cake … [Read more...]

47th Art & Apples Festival this weekend

Nearly 300 artists will descend on Rochester Sept. 7-9 to participate in the 47th Art & Apples Festival. The state’s second-largest juried fine-arts festival will return to Rochester Municipal Park Friday through Sunday. Ranked the third-best in the state, the festival includes family activities, live entertainment and great food. The festival is now ranked #27 out of 2,000 art festivals in the nation by Sunshine Artist Magazine and is the third-highest ranked festival in Michigan. The … [Read more...]

Running the 2nd largest art fair in Michigan

More than 125,000 Michiganders will kick off the fall season at Paint Creek Center for the Arts’ Art & Apples Festival. Now in its 47th year, this festival has grown from housing its artists in a single circus-style tent to what it is today, a Top 30 nationally ranked art festival boasting over 290 artists sprawled across the scenic 30-acre Rochester Park, with three food courts, weekend-long entertainment and more. While the vast majority of art festivals are produced by for-profit … [Read more...]