HUDSON -- The fifth annual Carpenter Art Festival will be held 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, at the Wisconsin Carpenter Nature Center located at 300 East Cove Road.

The event features music and art from a total of 50 different artists and vendors.

Food will be provided by Urban Olive and Vine with refreshments available from Cracked Barrel Winery and Rush River Brewery. Live animals will also be there.

All artists and vendors are encouraged to donate a portion of their sales to the Carpenter Nature Center to support environmental educational programs.

“This is truly an art festival for a very good cause,” art director Steve King said.

The festival has continued to grow over the years, with more than 900 people in attendance last year.

Admission is free, and the event will be held rain or shine. Learn more at