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If you have an eye for art, or enjoy homemade treasures this is the weekend where arts, crafts, and antiques rule. The Greenwich Village Art Fair is one of the longest-running in the area.
The centenary of the outbreak of the war influenced many of the sections in the village's 35th annual show, with classes for knitted socks in handicraft, '1916 trench cake' in home produce, remembrance themed floral art, and poppies in the form of collages and paintings in the art and children's sections. A total of 707 entries were exhibited this year - slightly down on last year's "exceptional" numbers, largely due to a decrease in the vegetables and flowers being entered, but still around average for the show.
Mother Nature was no match for craft enthusiasts Saturday, as shoppers made their way through the rain to two different craft fairs. The annual Wemple and Edick's Craft Fair in Johnstown and Eagle Mills Craft Fair in Broadalbin began Saturday despite the drizzle.
The Community Resources Department for the City of Fairfield is accepting vendors for the annual Holiday Craft Fair scheduled for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov., 8. Vendors can now obtain applications by calling the Fairfield Senior Center at 429-6291. Table assignments will begin Wednesday, Oct. 1, and continue through Wednesday, Nov. 5, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Fairfield Senior Center.
Customers will be treated to a vast array of food and craft stalls selling locally produced goods including jams and chutneys from Jo-Amos and a range of wines from Sealwood Cottage Vineyard.
On the Williamsburg and Greenpoint waterfront this weekend shop 'til you drop, or, well get rained on. On Saturday & Sunday, there's The Renegade Craft Fair : The Renegade Craft Fair will return to Brooklyn, NY for a top shelf, indie-craft explosion.
This year's programme is sure to delight visitors of all ages, with live performances by one of the south's top cover bands, Murdoch's Crazy Eyes , to more than 50 community groups, as well as an impressive horticultural and craft show among some of the attractions. Councillor Malcolm Belchamber, chairman of the town council's community resources committee, said: "The Town Show and Family Fun Day is a an excellent community celebration with plenty of things for everyone to see and do; there are more stands, performances and entertainment than ever, so make sure you tell your family and friends to come along and have fun."
ART students and would-be artists in Crewe are being given the chance to win a A 500 art hamper to help kick-start their career . Hobbycraft in Crewe is launching its 'KickstART Art' competition to help support local creative talents aged 16 and over, and give customers the chance to vote for their favourites.
As we approach the middle of September, the arts and craft activities are remnants of summer fairs and a handful of fall festivals. This weekend sees the final Mt Adams Art Walk of the summer, a Mini Maker Faire at the Museum Center - which includes an indie craft show - and two multi-weekend period festivals including period artisan crafts.
A wet beginning for the 31st Goosnargh Flower, Produce and Craft Show ended with a lovely autumn afternoon and the village hall filled with people admiring the exhibits. The flower judge was pleased with the good selection of entries, and noted in particular the winning entry in the new floral design category.
After 14 years, Giuliani has become adept at creating these pottery pieces, many of which sit in her converted basement workshop in different stages of readiness. "I have a neighbor who comes over when I open the kiln and she says its like Christmas morning, cause you open that kiln and you really don't know what you're getting," she said.
About 300 artists and crafters will be selling their handmade goods on Sept. 20 at the Hillsboro Arts and Crafts Fair.
Mysore, Sept. 12- Adding to its list of activities to promote Indian Tribal, Folk and Traditional Arts & Crafts, Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya , South Regional Centre , located at Wellington House on Irwin Road in city, has now opened a new indoor exhibition with the theme 'North-Eastern Cultures of India.'
The Rukh Ordo Ethno Complex in Cholpon-Ata has opened a craft fair and exhibition of applied art on September 12 within the World Nomad Games. The events also include a concert, where representatives of more than 10 expat communities and associations represent their cultural nations, including Dungans, Koreans, Azerbaijanis, Kazakhs and others.
The annual Great Smoky Mountains Railroad's RAILFEST greets the beginning of autumn with sweet melodies of mountain music and memories of yesteryear filling the air. On Saturday and Sunday discover fantastic finds at the Mountain Craft Fair.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 12:48 am
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