See & Do - Visual art: Folk Fest August 13 2008

Fri., Aug. 15

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Photo credit: Daniel Johnston
Folk Fest 2008
The 15th annual FOLK FEST features a wide range of self-taught/outsider art, antiques, Southern folk pottery and more from the 100 galleries and dealers that come in from around the country to fill the 80,000 square feet of space Fri.-Sun., AUG. 15-17. Friday's opening and meet-the-artist party includes a free 15th anniversary T-shirt and admission to the rest of the weekend. And a first this year, singer/songwriter Daniel Johnston, whose artwork will be featured at Folk Fest, will perform some short sets throughout Saturday. (His work also graces this year's T-shirt.) Free-$15. Fri., 5-10 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. North Atlanta Trade Center, 1700 Jeurgens Court, Norcross. 770-532-1115. www.slotinfolkart.com.