Festival to Commemorate Woman Suffrage Anniversary

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Susan B Anthony festivalThe 2014 Susan B. Anthony Festival will take place on Sunday, August 17, from noon to 5 pm in the Susan B. Anthony Park between Madison & King Streets in Rochester, NY. This annual event celebrates the anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, granting women throughout the country the right to vote.

Live music & entertainment will be provided throughout the afternoon in the Park. Local artists include 6-time Grammy nominee and 2012 Arts & Cultural Council for Greater Rochester  “Artist of the Year”, Chet Catallo & the Cats, who will perform at 3 p.m. Also performing are Cammy Enaharo, the Raging Grannies, and the Spiritus Christi Choir. Food vendors and unique artisans will also be on hand.

Free walking tours of this 19th century Historic Preservation District will also be offered, beginning in the park. Tours of the Anthony House will be available at a discounted cost for the event: $5.00 adults/seniors; $2.50 students/children.

This event is presented by the Susan B. Anthony Neighborhood Association and the National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House.

For more information, please visit our website at www.susanbanthonyhouse.org or call 585/279-7490, ext. 10.

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