Pear Square Art Fair to feature music, kids fun on July 20

At last year's inaugural Pear Square Art Fair, a band performed in front of the James Blake house. Photo courtesy Cara Gillis

The second annual Pear Square Art Fair will take place Saturday, July 20 from 12-8 p.m. at Richardson Park in Dorchester.

After a successful inaugural event last summer, this year’s fair will feature an expanded lineup of activities and performances, including local art exhibits, food and drink, a bouncy house, face painting, live folk and pop performances, and poetry readings from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. The fair will conclude with a youth theatre performance and a concert with R&B, Neo-Soul, and hip-hop artists from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

The Pear Square Art Fair is free and open to all ages. It is sponsored by the Dorchester North Neighborhood Association, the Dorchester Historical Society, the Oleana Foundation & the Networking Organization for Vietnamese-Americans.