Around the Tiers: Riverfest at Roberson

By Chelsea Bishop

August 14, 2014 Updated Aug 14, 2014 at 8:16 AM EDT

(WBNG Binghamton) Riverfest at Roberson will have new and exciting events this year.

The free two-day event will take place at Roberson Museum and Science Center on the following dates:

August 23
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

August 24
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

A variety of artists and craft vendors will make a return at the annual event, but new to this year is a calendar move, a new name and added activities.

RiverFest at Roberson, formerly the Two Rivers Fine Arts & Crafts Festival, will display original works from regional artists, great food, kid zone activities and plenty of fun.

This year there will be a classic and antique car show that will take place Saturday, right on Front Street during the festival. Several local collectors and car clubs will have models on display for visitors to photograph and enjoy.

Additionally, RiverFest at Roberson has added a new performance stage to host local bands, musicians and entertainers both days of the festival. Performers include Kaitlyn Jackson from American Idol, Brenna Swanger, Highest Standards, The Hilltop Association, Katie Glasgow, The Several Suns and more!

The event is held outdoors rain or shine.