Arts festival opens Friday

More than 90,000 visitors are expected for the 58th annual South Shore Arts Center’s Arts Festival next weekend on Cohasset Common. The festival showcases the work of craft and fine artists in more than 100 booths, as well as a juried art exhibition and members’ show. There also is a young artists exhibition, as well as live music, children’s art activities, and food vendors, including traditional strawberry shortcake sales. The festival starts Friday, from noon to 6 p.m., and continues Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and next Sunday from noon to 5 p.m.