Havre de Grace Art Show preview

Soroptimist International of Havre de Grace will celebrate 50 years of art in the city at the annual art show in Tydings Park, Aug. 17 to 19. Visitors check out one of the craft displays at last year's show. (RECORD FILE PHOTO, Homestead Publishing / August 15, 2013)

The 50th annual Havre de Grace Art Show, presented by Soroptimist International of Havre de Grace, celebrates 50 years of art this weekend in Tydings Memorial Park.

The show hours are 5 to 9 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

The show highlights artists and crafters exhibiting and selling original work. Visitors will find fine arts and handmade crafts including drawing, painting in oils, watercolors or acrylics, fibers, floral, glass, jewelry, handmade soap, metal work, photography, pottery, ceramics, sculpture and woodworking.

There is food and entertainment arranged with the whole family in mind, and there is no admission charge.

On opening night, the only night wine and beer will be available, the show will feature a special celebration featuring the Latin jazz of Rumba Club.

All proceeds benefit scholarships and community service projects. For more information, visit hdgartshow.org.

The following is a schedule of entertainment:

• Friday: Liz Lawson, face-painting near children's tent, 5 to 8:30 p.m.; Rumba Club, jazz with a Latin beat, 6 to 8:30 p.m.

• Saturday: Shepherd's Grass, Bluegrass Gospel, 10 to 11:30 a.m.; Devra Giles, mini belly dance demonstration and lesson, noon to 12:30 p.m.; Muddy River Blues Band, 2 to 4 p.m.; Uncle Pete's music show, noon to 1 p.m. and 2 to 3 p.m.; Liz Lawson, face-painting, 12:30 to p.m.

• Sunday: Paul Howshall, popular music, 10 a.m. to noon; The Ryan-Kilcoyne School of Irish Dancing, 1 to 1:30 p.m.; Just Johnnie, pop, jazz, top 40 and classic rock, 2 to 4 p.m.; Uncle Pete's music show, noon to 1 p.m. and 2 to 3 p.m.; Liz Lawson, face-painting, 12:30 to p.m.