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39.) Art and Jewish Food Festival – Akron – November 16, 2014

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As the autumnal air got colder…

…I decided to seek shelter at Akron’s Temple Israel

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…and warm myself with an Art and Jewish Food Festival.

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Right as I walked inside…

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…I found handcrafted jewelry made out of silverware (Silver Wear) and gemstones  (Amy’s Artifacts)…

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…as well as an informative booth from the Jewish Community Board of Akron.

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And just when I thought the art ended with a small room further ahead…

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…I turned around and discovered a huge room filled with vendors…

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…offering everything from playful homemade aprons (Cindy’s Sewing Cellar)…

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…to magical wooden sculptures (Mark Dunaye).

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There were even cakeballs and challah for sale in case you started to tire from all the shopping (Cohen’s Confections)!

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Speaking of food…

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…this room also served as a dining area and food serving line…

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…where guests could get their fill of fresh corned beef from Ivan’s Diner

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…as well as chopped liver…

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…stuffed cabbage…

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…matzo ball soup…

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…kugel…

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…challah…

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…and more.

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And with everyone getting their trays filled with food…

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…you knew that these tables wouldn’t be empty for long (so get there early!).

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