The Village Arts Factory

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Canton Leisure Services is excited to announce an official partnership with the Partnership for the Arts and the Village Arts Factory.

Our two organizations have the desire to cooperate and work together to provide services and events that support and foster arts, programming, and outreach in Canton Township.

Here are current programs, initiatives, and events to look forward to:


Coffee Tues-Thurs-Stop by the Village Arts Factory on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings this month to grab a cup of your favorite coffee beverage or tea! Hazel Coffee Co. will be parking their popular coffee truck at our campus between 8am and 12pm each week. Get it to go or stick around and enjoy our outdoor seating with picnic tables, umbrellas, and outdoor games. We hope to see you there!


Brews, Brats, and Bands-September 23

Since 2010 Brews, Brats, and Bands has been an annual tradition in Canton! The 21+ crowd is invited to join us for this fun community event. Tickets are $45 pre-sale and $15 for Designated Drivers. Hosted and revamped by Canton Leisure Services and the Village Arts Factory this year, your ticket includes tastings of local brews, ciders, and seltzers, 2 grilled brats (vegetarian option available), pretzel necklace making station, water, chili cook-off tastings, commemorative mug, and live music! Limited chairs and tables will be provided so a folding chair is suggested! 

Location: Preservation Park 

Date: September 23 

Times: 6:00-9:00 pm 

Fee: $45 per person/ $15 per designated driver 


Agent Orange 5K- September 30

Registration is now open for the second annual Agent Orange Awareness 5K Run/Walk in Cherry Hill Village! Help us kick off the Cherry Hill Village Festival with a community race starting and ending at the Village Arts Factory. Take advantage of our early-bird registration fee of just $35 per runner. All runners will receive an eye-catching finisher medal, with optional official race t-shirt and water bottle available for purchase. Register today!


ARToberfest-September 30

Join us in Cherry Hill Village for a fun afternoon of art, food, music, and more! This family-friendly event will include a Youth Art Festival at the Village Arts Factory, the 2023 Fine Arts Exhibition at the Village Theater, cider, donuts, chalk art, live music, seasonal snacks, and more.  

Date: September 30 

Time: 12 pm to 5 pm 

Location: Village Arts Factory; Village Theater; Cherry Hill Village 

Fee: Free 


Fall Into Art-October 6, 13, 20

Our “Fall into Art” pop-up series returns to Cherry Hill Village this October. Join us for three consecutive Fridays of hands-on art, delicious food, and live music. Featuring local artists and the Village Arts Factory studio tenants, each Friday will feature a unique opportunity for kids and adults to participate in an art form while enjoying free food and music. We’ll be “popping up” all over Cherry Hill Village… keep an eye out for these exciting Fridays! 

Dates: October 6, October 13, October 20 

Time: 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm 

Location: Cherry Hill Village; Village Arts Factory 

Fee: Free 


Kids’ Halloween Art Stroll- October 28

The Village Arts Factory in partnership with Canton Leisure Services is excited to offer the Kids Halloween Stroll at the Village Arts Factory once again this year with games, music, art, treats, decorations, and costumes! Trick-or-Treaters will travel from studio to studio on their stroll with fun interactive stations located throughout the warehouse building. This event is geared toward younger trick-or-treaters; ages 12 and under recommended. The music and decorations will be festive, not scary. Costumes for everyone are encouraged! 

Date: October 28 

Time: 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm 

Location: Village Arts Factory (Arts Warehouse) 

Fee: $5 per child; ticketed entry time; preregistration required; no tickets at the door 

Check out all the Village Arts Factory and this partnership has to offer here: