BALTIMORE (WJZ)– Despite the rainy day, a pretty good-sized crowd showed up to Artscape. The annual festival is truly Baltimore with something for just about everyone.
Adam May reports.READ MORE: Catherine Pugh Filling-In As Host Of Baltimore Radio Show
“This may be the last opportunity to see the man-eating chicken!”
From carnival barkers to clay potters, Artscape in Baltimore attracts all kinds.
“It’s just a little crazy, fun, weird,” Maiju Lehmmijoki-Garner said.
“It makes little creatures,” Joelle Medici, a vendor at Artscape, said.
Medici is from Michigan selling handmade fleece stuffed monsters. She calls Artscape:READ MORE: Maryland Weather: Alert Day, Severe Afternoon Thunderstorms
“Really unique, with everything combined together.”
Speaking of unique…
“I am a surrealist artist. My art is almost like whimsical meets grotesque,” Medici said.
Jen McClaning is from Harford County.
“I love Artscape. Coming four years. I’ve always wanted a booth here. It’s my dream and now its raining,” she said.
But she’s selling art anyway to a crowd full of locals and out-of-towners.
“It’s the people, the best of the best. Everyone comes to Baltimore. This why Baltimore is awesome– the arts and all the culture,” Matt Lippold from Pennsylvania said.MORE NEWS: First Alert Forecast: Severe Thunderstorms May Move Into The Area Monday
If you couldn’t make it out on Saturday, the festival also runs on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.